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Adjusting your Music settings

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{QTtext}{width:960}{textColor:65280,65280,65280}{justify:center}{timescale:1000}{backColor:0,0,0}{plain}{font:Verdana}{size:20} You might want to choose the spoken word EQ setting. In this chapter we've looked at a lot of controls and behaviors of your And if you come in here while music is playing. I'll leave my EQ off for now. The next music related setting is volume limit. And here's where you'll find most of the preferences And this just lets you set your device, so that Now the first item on the iPhone and the iPod This is good for anyone who's guilty of listening to their music Basically if you're in the music app, shaking your iPhone Now by the way in the upcoming chapter on important settings, I don't like this feature much myself since I always seem to Restrictions, and down here under Allow Changes, you Next we have the sound check feature. Which is off by default.

Adjusting your Music settings

You might want to choose the spoken word EQ setting. In this chapter we've looked at a lot of controls and behaviors of your And if you come in here while music is playing. iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that are You will hear the changes to the sound dependent on some of their default settings. If your own device hasn't been behaving the same of your music as you tap different selections. as you've been seeing in these movies or if you'd like to turn off some of these default behaviors, I'll show you where to find them right now. I'll leave my EQ off for now. Tap Settings, and then scroll down to Music. The next music related setting is volume limit. And here's where you'll find most of the preferences And this just lets you set your device, so that that will determine your device's behaviors when playing music. the volume levels never goes louder than the limit you set. Now the first item on the iPhone and the iPod This is good for anyone who's guilty of listening to their music Touch, but not on the iPad, is shake to shuffle.

way too loudly, or for parents who want to protect their kid's ears. Basically if you're in the music app, shaking your iPhone You'll probably want to have the music playing as you drag the slider will start a random song from your currently selected playlist playing. to set the limit so you can here the results of your setting. Now, in order for this to work you have to already I'll just leave it at the highest setting for now. Now by the way in the upcoming chapter on important settings, be playing a song and your screen has to be on. I talk about setting restrictions on your device. That prevents you from accidentally shuffling So if you are a parent and you're concerned songs if you're running with your iPod, about your kids changing the volume limit that you've set. or if it's just bumping around on your car's dashboard. You can come into General Settings, I don't like this feature much myself since I always seem to Restrictions, and down here under Allow Changes, you to shake my phone and jump to another song by accident. can lock the Volume Limit setting that you've set. But you can come here and turn it on if you want to give it a try.

So, be sure to check out the movie Next we have the sound check feature. Which is off by default. on restrictions if this is something that interests you. Inevitably some of the songs in your music Let's go back into music. library are going to be louder than others. Alright, next we have lyrics and podcast info. This just has to do with the way they were originally recorded and released. If you have songs that include embedded lyrics, you'll see the And to some extent, how they were encoded. For example, songs recorded these days, are a lot lyrics appear on the now playing screen when you play them. louder than songs recorded back in the 60s. Or if you have podcasts, which include embedded show information, So, if you're shuffling your songs in your collection, you might be playing you'll see that information appear when you play the podcast. an older song that requires you to turn the volume up, so you Of course if you don't want to see those things, you can can hear it at a decent level, only to have your ears blown just come back into settings and turn lyrics and podcast info off. off by the next song that was recorded in the past year or so. Next is Group by Album Artist. Sound check automatically controls the playback level of all songs, This mainly applies to compilation albums so that they all play back at relatively the same volume. that include songs by several different artists. Quiet songs become a little bit louder, and louder songs become Keep this option checked if you want to be able to get to compilation songs by a little bit quieter, and they sort of meet in the middle. name of the album artists which is Personally, I'm not a fan of how Sound Check commonly just various artists, or something like that. makes some songs sound, so I leave this off. Or you can turn it off if you want to be But if you're listening to a playlist that includes able to find the songs by browsing for a specific artist. a wide range of songs spanning several decades, and Now one thing I haven't mentioned yet is that you want to make sure everything plays back at a you can delete music directly from within the music app. consistent volume level, you can try turning it on. Next we have the EQ options, which are essentially a collection of Just go to any of your albums. preset audio adjustment settings for tweaking Swipe your finger across the track from right to left, and you can tap Delete. the frequencies of music you're listening to.

Now, if for some reason the music you're trying to delete won't Notice we have several EQ selections to choose go away, it might be because you have Show All Music turned on. from, covering a wide range of genres and scenarios.

You can try turning that off and deleting the track again. So if for example, you found that you're not getting the bass response you'd like Now, if you're signed into to your iCloud account out of the tracks you're playing, you might through the iCloud settings on your device, the next item come in here and try tapping Bass Booster. here is iTunes Match, which is Apple's $25 a If you are listening to an audio book. year service that allows you to sync your iTunes library You might want to choose the spoken word EQ setting. to your iCloud account, so you can download any of your songs at any time. And if you come in here while music is playing. I talked about iTunes Match in the chapter on syncing with your computer. You will hear the changes to the sound So you can go back there for a review if necessary. of your music as you tap different selections. But this is also tied into the show all music setting. I'll leave my EQ off for now. With Show All Music on, all of the songs you have The next music related setting is volume limit. synced with iTunes Match will show up in the music app. And this just lets you set your device, so that If they're not on your device, you can tap the little cloud button to download them. the volume levels never goes louder than the limit you set.

If you're an iTunes Match subscriber and This is good for anyone who's guilty of listening to their music you turn off Show All Music, you'll only see way too loudly, or for parents who want to protect their kid's ears. the music that is actually stored on your device. You'll probably want to have the music playing as you drag the slider Again see the earlier movie on iTunes Match for more info. to set the limit so you can here the results of your setting. Now the last option here is Home Sharing. I'll just leave it at the highest setting for now. Now by the way in the upcoming chapter on important settings, This is the feature in iTunes that let's you easily share your I talk about setting restrictions on your device. iTunes library with other computers and iOS devices in your home network. So if you are a parent and you're concerned You have to first enable home sharing with your Apple ID through iTunes. about your kids changing the volume limit that you've set. Then you enter your Apple ID on your iOS devices. You can come into General Settings, And you'll be able to Restrictions, and down here under Allow Changes, you to browse and play content from your iTunes library directly from your device. can lock the Volume Limit setting that you've set.

And that does it for the music preferences. So, be sure to check out the movie Let's go back to settings, and let's look at the video preferences. on restrictions if this is something that interests you. The first item is Start Playing. Let's And all this does is determine where videos go back into music. you had previously been watching, will pick up from. Alright, next we have lyrics and podcast info. The default choice is Where Left Off. If you have songs that include embedded lyrics, you'll see the Which I think makes sense, because you'll most likely want lyrics appear on the now playing screen when you play them. to start watching a video where you last left off. Or if you have podcasts, which include embedded show information, And if you did want to you'll see that information appear when you play the podcast. watch it from the beginning. You could just tap the Back button once. Of course if you don't want to see those things, you can So I'll leave it how it is. just come back into settings and turn lyrics and podcast info off. And much like the show all music switch in Next is Group by Album Artist. the music settings, show all videos is used to This mainly applies to compilation albums show the videos that have been downloaded or stored on the cloud but not necessarily on your device. that include songs by several different artists. Keep this option checked if you want to be able to get to compilation songs by So for example, if you've purchased some name of the album artists which is movies from the iTunes store on your computer, commonly just various artists, or something like that.

but you haven't downloaded them to your device, Or you can turn it off if you want to be you'll see them listed in the video app. able to find the songs by browsing for a specific artist. And you'll be able to download them from there. Now one thing I haven't mentioned yet is that With the switch off, you'll only see the videos currently stored on your device. you can delete music directly from within the music app. In here, you'll find another place to sign in with your Apple ID to use home sharing. Just go to any of your albums. It doesn't matter whether you sign in Swipe your finger across the track from right to left, and you can tap Delete. here under video settings, or under music settings. Now, if for some reason the music you're trying to delete won't Either one works. go away, it might be because you have Show All Music turned on. And that does it for the music and video playback preferences. You can try turning that off and deleting the track again. Now, if you're signed into to your iCloud account through the iCloud settings on your device, the next item here is iTunes Match, which is Apple's $25 a year service that allows you to sync your iTunes library to your iCloud account, so you can download any of your songs at any time. I talked about iTunes Match in the chapter on syncing with your computer. So you can go back there for a review if necessary. But this is also tied into the show all music setting. With Show All Music on, all of the songs you have synced with iTunes Match will show up in the music app. If they're not on your device, you can tap the little cloud button to download them. If you're an iTunes Match subscriber and you turn off Show All Music, you'll only see the music that is actually stored on your device. Again see the earlier movie on iTunes Match for more info. Now the last option here is Home Sharing. This is the feature in iTunes that let's you easily share your iTunes library with other computers and iOS devices in your home network. You have to first enable home sharing with your Apple ID through iTunes. Then you enter your Apple ID on your iOS devices. And you'll be able to browse and play content from your iTunes library directly from your device. And that does it for the music preferences. Let's go back to settings, and let's look at the video preferences. The first item is Start Playing. And all this does is determine where videos you had previously been watching, will pick up from. The default choice is Where Left Off. Which I think makes sense, because you'll most likely want to start watching a video where you last left off. And if you did want to watch it from the beginning. You could just tap the Back button once. So I'll leave it how it is. And much like the show all music switch in the music settings, show all videos is used to show the videos that have been downloaded or stored on the cloud but not necessarily on your device. So for example, if you've purchased some movies from the iTunes store on your computer,

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  1. 4m 46s
    1. Welcome
      1m 6s
    2. What's new in iOS 7?
      3m 40s
  2. 55m 0s
    1. A tour of the device
      5m 29s
    2. The Lock and Home screens
      2m 39s
    3. Accessing and using Control Center
      4m 37s
    4. Choosing and controlling your sounds
      5m 24s
    5. Learning finger gestures
      4m 1s
    6. Connecting to Wi-Fi networks
      3m 31s
    7. Using the Notification Center
      5m 41s
    8. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo integration
      4m 59s
    9. Setting up an Apple ID with your iOS device
      4m 21s
    10. Customizing your wallpaper
      4m 40s
    11. Multitasking
      2m 48s
    12. Sharing files with AirDrop
      2m 53s
    13. Enabling and using Touch ID
      3m 57s
  3. 20m 58s
    1. Understanding the keyless keyboard
      4m 24s
    2. Fixing typos and using autocorrection
      6m 39s
    3. Exploring Select, Cut, Copy, and Paste
      3m 3s
    4. Accessing hidden shortcuts
      1m 40s
    5. Syncing a Bluetooth keyboard
      1m 53s
    6. Adding international and emoji keyboards
      3m 19s
  4. 39m 52s
    1. Connecting your device to your Mac or PC
      5m 37s
    2. Syncing music, movies, and ringtones
      7m 30s
    3. Syncing photos from a Mac
      6m 5s
    4. Syncing photos from a PC
      3m 25s
    5. Syncing contacts and calendars from a Mac
      3m 54s
    6. Syncing contacts and calendars from a PC
      3m 13s
    7. Understanding your backup options
      3m 50s
    8. Using wireless syncing
      2m 24s
    9. Using iTunes Match
      3m 54s
  5. 56m 16s
    1. Basic phone activities
      3m 9s
    2. Adding and managing favorites
      3m 11s
    3. Accessing voicemail
      3m 12s
    4. Receiving calls
      5m 44s
    5. Blocking numbers
      2m 45s
    6. Using the iPhone during a call
      5m 10s
    7. Using FaceTime
      5m 50s
    8. Making conference calls
      3m 1s
    9. Adding recent calls to your contacts
      1m 35s
    10. Sharing contacts
      2m 51s
    11. Assigning photos and ringtones to specific contacts
      3m 34s
    12. Using the included headset
      2m 47s
    13. Using a Bluetooth headset
      3m 34s
    14. Texting and using iMessages
      9m 53s
  6. 39m 0s
    1. Importing email accounts from your computer
      1m 50s
    2. Setting up Exchange, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, or AOL email accounts
      4m 20s
    3. Setting up other types of email accounts
      2m 30s
    4. Keeping your iOS device email synced with your computer
      4m 32s
    5. Composing email
      4m 47s
    6. Receiving and reading email
      9m 22s
    7. Assigning VIPs
      2m 44s
    8. Searching your mailboxes
      1m 51s
    9. Setting mail options
      7m 4s
  7. 33m 34s
    1. Web browsing with Safari
      8m 11s
    2. Saving bookmarks and viewing the History list
      6m 29s
    3. Saving images
      2m 28s
    4. Completing forms and using AutoFill
      4m 34s
    5. Using Reader and the Reading List
      2m 11s
    6. Getting some privacy
      1m 54s
    7. Using iCloud tabs
      3m 43s
    8. Using iCloud Keychain
      4m 4s
  8. 35m 41s
    1. Browsing your library
      3m 6s
    2. Playing and controlling music
      7m 17s
    3. Playing and controlling video
      2m 37s
    4. Using the included earbud controls
      3m 0s
    5. Playing and controlling video
      6m 7s
    6. Adjusting your Music settings
      6m 26s
    7. Browsing and buying with the iTunes app
      4m 8s
    8. Using AirPlay to stream content from your device to an Apple TV
      3m 0s
  9. 51m 12s
    1. Shooting still photos with your device
      6m 48s
    2. Shooting in HDR
      2m 7s
    3. Shooting panoramas
      2m 34s
    4. Viewing, organizing, and editing photos
      9m 45s
    5. Shooting video
      2m 47s
    6. Shooting slow motion (iPhone 5s)
      3m 23s
    7. Shooting in burst mode (iPhone 5s)
      1m 38s
    8. Viewing and editing video
      2m 33s
    9. Taking screenshots
      1m 23s
    10. Sharing photos and video
      6m 27s
    11. Creating albums
      2m 57s
    12. Syncing your photos with a photo stream
      4m 9s
    13. Creating a shared photo stream
      4m 41s
  10. 22m 39s
    1. Getting your location with Maps
      3m 57s
    2. Finding addresses and nearby businesses
      3m 37s
    3. Bookmarking locations
      3m 12s
    4. Getting directions
      4m 15s
    5. Showing traffic and alternative maps
      2m 48s
    6. Using 3D and Flyover views
      2m 34s
    7. Using the Compass app
      2m 16s
  11. 28m 17s
    1. Adding events to your calendar
      10m 55s
    2. Subscribing to calendars
      2m 34s
    3. Setting Time Zone Support
      2m 21s
    4. Using the Clock app
      7m 4s
    5. Setting reminders
      5m 23s
  12. 6m 11s
    1. Using the Notes app
      3m 4s
    2. Using the Voice Memos app
      3m 7s
  13. 11m 48s
    1. Passbook
      6m 6s
    2. Stocks
      2m 32s
    3. Calculator
      50s
    4. Weather
      2m 20s
  14. 20m 51s
    1. Browsing the App Store through iTunes
      6m 3s
    2. Browsing the App Store on your iOS device
      6m 15s
    3. Purchasing apps
      7m 24s
    4. Finding app settings
      1m 9s
  15. 25m 38s
    1. Airplane mode
      2m 25s
    2. Wi-Fi
      3m 2s
    3. Do Not Disturb
      4m 7s
    4. The About section
      2m 27s
    5. Usage
      4m 10s
    6. Date & Time settings
      1m 25s
    7. Restrictions
      3m 21s
    8. Privacy
      4m 41s
  16. 14m 28s
    1. Using Auto-Lock
      1m 22s
    2. Using Passcode Lock
      6m 1s
    3. Using Find My iPhone and Activation Lock
      7m 5s
  17. 17m 52s
    1. Introducing Siri
      9m 26s
    2. Listening and responding to messages
      4m 1s
    3. Setting reminders
      2m 51s
    4. Dictating in apps
      1m 34s
  18. 16m 33s
    1. Begin by restarting
      1m 6s
    2. Force-quitting apps
      1m 3s
    3. Rebooting
      43s
    4. Resetting
      1m 47s
    5. Erasing and restoring
      4m 32s
    6. Checking for updates
      1m 41s
    7. Optimizing battery life
      5m 41s
  19. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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