How can this error in Apple Music affect iPhone users?

Users can access Apple Music, the company’s audio streaming service, to listen to on-demand music or existing playlists, as the Cupertino-based tech giant has developed this platform that is compatible with all Apple devices including – iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Apple TV, HomePod, and more.

But some reports claim that this music streaming service raises privacy concerns for some users.

According to a report by MacRumors, many Apple Music users have been complaining about a new bug on Reddit.

Users have reported that this new bug randomly shows other people’s playlists in their music libraries in the Apple Music app.

Apple Music error: affected devices

Reports also indicate that unknown playlists only appear in the Music app on the iPhone.

The Apple Music app on macOS remains unchanged.

Reports of this bug began to appear in February. This indicates that the problem may be related to the iOS 16.3.1 update. The latest iOS update also included a bug fix for iCloud settings.

How does the Apple Music error affect users?

According to the report, Reddit user (adh1003) has compiled several user reports.

These users have been complaining about strange playlists appearing in their apps that they cannot recognize. The report states that some other Reddit users are also experiencing a similar issue.

In some cases, users have reported that unknown playlists have been merged with their existing playlists. Meanwhile, in other cases, users’ playlists have disappeared or been replaced by unknown playlists.

Moreover, some users have also claimed that their Apple accounts have been hacked.

The report states that the most likely cause of the Apple Music problem is an unspecified problem with the company’s iCloud server.

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