Does it seem like the quality of your iPhone’s streaming music isn’t as good as you would like it to be? Fortunately this is something that you can change, as Apple Music subscribers are able to enable a high-quality option for the music that they are able to stream with their subscription.
Our tutorial below will show you where to locate this setting on your device so that you get the best-possible music you can from Apple Music.
How to Enable High Quality Music Streaming on an iPhone 7
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. Note that high quality streaming can use a lot of your monthly data if used at a high frequency on cellular networks. Additionally, this setting is only available if you have an Apple Music subscription. This setting option will not appear unless their is an Apple Music subscription associated with the device’s Apple ID.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Choose the Music option.
Step 3: Scroll down and touch the Cellular Data button.
Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Streaming, then turn on the High Quality Streaming option as well.
This setting only affects the streaming quality for the Music app. Any streaming quality adjustments for other apps, such as Spotify, would need to be performed in those apps.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.