Many music lovers are proud of their taste in music. No matter what kind of music you like, we know how helpful it is when your streaming platform shows you accurate recommendations. With over 75 million songs on Apple Music, you’re sure to find songs you love.
And if you want to find more music you like, you can tell Apple Music what you like, so it can recommend similar songs, playlists, and albums. This article will show you how to like and dislike songs and more on Apple Music so that you can get more value from the platform.
How to Like a Playlist or Album on Apple Music (Mobile)
In order to like songs, playlists, and albums on Apple Music, you need to let the app know that you “love” them. Just follow these steps:
- Open the Apple Music app on your iPhone or iPad.
- Find and open a playlist or album you like.
- tap on the three point menu in the upper right corner of the screen next to the plus icon.
- Play Love at the bottom of the Dropdown menu. When you do this, Apple Music will quickly show you a message letting you know that it will start recommending similar music in the Listen Now category.
Want to learn more about playlists on Apple Music? Read our guide to get started with Apple Music playlists.
How to Like a Song on Apple Music (Mobile)
When streaming a playlist or album on Apple Music, you might find specific songs that you like. You can like those individual songs so the app knows that’s what you like. There are a couple of ways you can like songs on Apple Music.
How to like a song in a playlist or album on Apple Music
- Go to the Apple Music app.
- Open the playlist or album you want.
- tap on the three point menu next to the song you like
- Play Love about him Dropdown menu.
How to like a song from the player in Apple Music
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- Touch the song you want to like to start playing it.
- Tap the music player near the bottom of the screen if it’s not already open.
- tap on the three point menu in the upper right corner next to the track information.
- Finally touch Love.
Like a playlist, album, or song in Apple Music (desktop)
Just like on the mobile app, you can like music on the Apple Music desktop app.
Find and open a playlist or album you like. tap on the three point menu in the lower right corner of the playlist info section (above the track list). You’ll find it right next to the plus icon.
Like a playlist or album in Apple Music (desktop)
Now click on the Love option in the dropdown menu.
How to Like a Song on Apple Music (Desktop)
To like a song in a playlist or album, click the three point menu to the right of the song, then choose Love.
You can also just hover over a track and click on the heart icon that appears on the left. Doing this will make the icon appear filled instead of outlined.
You can also like a song that is playing by hovering over the music player at the top of the screen. This will reveal the three point menu on the right. Click on it and then click Love from the dropdown menu.
How to stop liking a song on Apple Music
To dislike a song, follow the same steps we mentioned earlier to find the song you don’t like. Then go to the three point menu and choose the suggest less like this option in the dropdown menu. Apple Music will show you a message confirming that it will recommend fewer songs like that in Listen Now.
Why you should like or dislike music on Apple Music
Streaming services use algorithms to personalize your experience by showing you more of what you like based on what you already like. In Apple Music, whether or not you like the songs and playlists, you’ll be able to listen to more music that you’re likely to enjoy.
Plus, it’s a great way to discover new songs on Apple Music that you might not otherwise listen to, all because you’ve taught the Apple Music algorithm what you like.
So if you’ve been having a hard time finding songs you like or new music you really enjoy, start liking your favorite songs.
On the other hand, the fact that you don’t like the songs will also help Apple Music to know that it should suggest less of a sound, artist, genre, etc. specific. It’s up to you to update this as your tastes evolve.
Personalize your streaming experience on Apple Music
Apple Music has many benefits, one of them being the ability to personalize your experience. In many ways, what the service recommends is up to you, so be intentional about whether or not you like the songs. In that way, you can get more value from the streaming music app.