Apple Music Sing not working? 7 Ways to fix it!

Apple Music Sing not working

Love listening to music? Then it’s pretty evident that you may have hummed your favorite song at least once. At least I do, especially when I’m in the bathroom. Folks at Apple Music know about your love for music and have introduced Apple Music Sing.

Unfortunately, since it’s a new feature, many users have reported some issues. Read along to find out how to fix Apple Music Sing not working on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.

1. Check if your device supports Apple Music Sing

The very first thing to do if you want to fix Apple Music Sing on iPhone and other Apple devices is to ensure your device is compatible. The easy way to do that? Simply check if your device is in the list below.

iPhones compatible with Apple Music Sing

  • iPhone 11 series
  • iPhone 12 series
  • iPhone 13 series
  • iPhone 14 series
  • iPhone SE 2022 (3rd generation)

iPads compatible with Apple Music Sing

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2021 and later)
  • iPad Pro‌ 11-inch (2021 and later)
  • iPad Air (2020 and later)
  • iPad‌ (2021 and later)
  • iPad mini (2022 and later)

Apart from that, you can also use Apple Music Sing feature on Apple TV 4K (2022).

2. Update your device to the latest version

Despite having a device that supports Apple Music Sing, the karaoke feature may still not show for you. Wonder why? Make sure you have updated your devices to the latest version of the following OS.

  • iPhone: Updated to iOS 16.2 or later.
    To check SettingsGeneralAbout.

    Check iOS Version on iPhone
  • iPad: Updated to iPadOS 16.2 or later.
    Check SettingsGeneralAbout.
  • Apple TV: Updated to tvOS 16.2 or later
    Check SettingsGeneralAbout.

Even after updating your device, if you cannot get the feature, you can also try to update your device to the latest Public beta for iOSiPadOS, and tvOS to see if you can make the Apple Music Sing work on your device.

3. Check if the song has support for Apple Music Sing

Apple Music Sing has only incorporated a limited number of playlists. There might be a chance that your favorite song might not have made it to the list. Follow the steps we mentioned in our guide on using the Apple Music Sing karaoke feature.

If you don’t see a karaoke icon, it means that the particular song is yet to receive support from Apple Music Sing.

How to use Apple Music Sing karaoke feature in iOS 16.2

4. Disable Low Power Mode

If you have enabled Low Power Mode, there might be a chance that Apple Music Sing might not work on your device. So let’s disable it:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap Battery.
  3. Toggle off Low Power Mode.

    Disable Low Power Mode on iPhone

5. Uninstall and reinstall Apple Music 

Since this feature is still new, there might be a chance that some bugs are causing issues. So uninstall the app, reinstall it and see if you can access the feature now.

6. Restart your device

You might be surprised to know how much it helps; restarting your device is one of the best tips to fix the Apple Music Sing karaoke feature. We already have a detailed guide on how to restart an iPhone or iPad.

As for Apple TV, the steps are as follows:

  1. Press and hold both the Back and TV button on the Siri remote (gen 2 and later) until the Apple TV status light blinks rapidly.
    For Siri remote 1st gen, use Menu and TV buttons.
  2. Unplug the power chord of the Apple TV.
  3. Reconnect it after five seconds.
  4. Open Settings on Apple TV.
  5. Go to System and select Restart.

7. Factory reset your device

If none of these tips work for you, then as a last measure, you can factory reset your iPhone or iPad, or Apple TV.

FAQs

Q. Why is my Apple Music not syncing across devices? 

To do so, ensure Sync Library is enabled and that the same Apple ID associated with your Apple Music account is signed in across all devices.

Q. Why isn’t my Apple Music working on Apple TV? 

If you are on an individual subscription, make sure Apple Music is not open on any other device. Other than that, you can sign out and then sign in or even restart Apple TV to see if it works.

Sing your heart out!

So, that wraps up this guide. But I know how it feels to sing your favorite song with all of your heart, and with this new feature, you can sing your favorite songs anytime you want. Have any doubts? Let me know in the comments.

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