How to set a music app as default with Siri on iPhone and iPad

Did you know that if you do not use Apple Music or prefer a different streaming platform, you can set a music app as default with Siri? the process is very simple and it allows the app to be preferred by your iPhone and iPad for music searches.

Usually, when you ask the virtual assistant to play a song, it uses Apple Music to play it. This can be frustrating if you use third-party music streaming services like Spotify, YouTube Music, Amazon Prime Music, and others. In iOS 14, Apple included the ability to change the default app to one you prefer for music searches. Here’s how to set a music app as default with Siri on iPhone and iPad in a few easy steps.

how to set a music app as default with Siri on iPhone and iPad

Learn how to set a music app as default with Siri on iPhone and iPad

  1. Use the voice command, “Hey Siri, can you play music using other apps?” and Siri will show you a list of the music apps installed on your phone and will ask your preference.
  2. Choose your preferred music streaming service from the pop-up. how to set a music streaming service as default with Siri on iPhone and iPad
  3. Siri will request access to the app’s data to set it as the default app. Tap Yes to confirm.

We hope this guide helped you learn how to set a music app as default with Siri on iPhone and iPad. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments below.

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Asma is an editor at iThinkDifferent with a strong focus on social media, Apple news, streaming services, guides, mobile gaming, app reviews, and more. When not blogging, Asma loves to play with her cat, draw, and binge on Netflix shows.

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