Since iOS 7, No Star Rating IS Available In The Music App Anymore

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by andythefiredog, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. andythefiredog macrumors newbie

    Jun 25, 2013
    Has anyone else noticed there's now no way to rate music? The starring system is gone. Have I missed something? The final app surely will have this, I don't think Apple would pull such a prominent feature.
  2. Gjwilly macrumors 68030

    May 1, 2011
    SF Bay Area
    Would you really want a beta accidentally messing up all of your ratings?
  3. andythefiredog thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 25, 2013
    No, I would not. But that wouldn't be enough justification to not have the feature available... That would be like not including a camera app because it might not save pictures, or not making iCloud available because it could ruin your contacts list....

    Beta's are for developers and are inherently risky, so I don't believe star ratings would be of worthy of greater caution then contacts, emails, pictures, etc.

    Hopefully it's simply unfinished.
  4. phr0ze macrumors 6502a

    Jun 14, 2012
    Columbia, MD
    Looks like its gone.
  5. ErikGrim macrumors 68040


    Jun 20, 2003
    Brisbane, Australia
    Going with the same explanation as for the Calendar app: It's simply not finished. Yes, it's alarming that features are missing at this stage, but keep in mind we are probably seeing the OS at a far earlier stage than we are used to from earlier releases for two reasons, related to timing:

    1) The ousting of Forstall, re-positioning of Ive mid-cycle
    2) Having to basically re-think and re-create the entire UI in that space of time to get something, anything, ready for WWDC.
  6. andythefiredog thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 25, 2013
  7. Brian Y macrumors 68040

    Oct 21, 2012
    Try checking again after official release.

    It's beta. Beta = not finished.
  8. seecoolguy macrumors regular


    Nov 28, 2007
  9. ifreek macrumors newbie

    Sep 19, 2008
    It's back indeed! (iOS 7 beta 3)

    Song view: touch the track title to view/change the rating.

    Settings panel: touch the track title to go to song view, touch again to view/change the rating.

    Song list: touch "Rating" at left-top to show rating for the current track.
  10. HCO macrumors regular


    Oct 31, 2011
    It's in beta 3 tap on the name

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