Apple Music has been improving a lot over the past few years, with new features and UI tweaks added with each iOS update.
One of the latest features is the ability to favourite a song. This method of saving songs isn’t completely new, but it is slightly different to how Apple Music has worked before. Whenever you favourite a song, it’ll be added to your Music library so this is a great way of ensuring all your top songs are always easily at hand.
What you’ll need:
- An iOS device running iOS 17.1
- An Apple Music subscription
The Short Version
- Unlock the phone
- Open Music
- Find a song
- Tap the Star icon
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Unlock your iPhone
To begin, unlock the iPhone (or any other iOS device running iOS 17.1). This feature was added in the first big update to iOS 17 so this won’t work on any other version of iOS.
Open the Music app
Navigate to the Music app on the iOS device.
Find a song
Next, find a song you want to favourite and play it.
Tap the Star icon
Once the song is playing, you’ll see a Star icon on the Now Playing screen. Tap this to favourite the song.
As of iOS 17.1 there isn’t a playlist where these songs go. However, if the early betas are anything to go by then this will become a feature with iOS 17.2.
If you’ve got a song playing, you can tap the Star icon on the Lock Screen Now Playing widget.