iPhone music app keeps reverting to repeat/shuffle


macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Mar 21, 2011
Newcastle, UK
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Several times over the past few days, when playing music, my phone seems to keep reverting back to either repeating or shuffling music. I remembered how to stop it by clicking on the two small icons on either side of the screen but twice now, I've found it spontaneously re-engaging these options.

Is this a known bug in iOS 5.0.1 or has my phone got corrupted somehow? It's very annoying. Shuffle isn't exactly conducive to enjoying Dark Side of the Moon.

As its so hard to turn these damn options off, I can't see how I have accidentally re-engaged both twice.

Why are these options so hard to find in the first place? It's hardly intuitive.


macrumors 6502a
Sep 19, 2008
I had this same problem along with many others. Unsync and resync all of your media. If that doesnt work, restore from backup.
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