Apple says a bug in iTunes may be deleting consumer's libraries

Apple says a bug in iTunes might be deleting user's libraries

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Final week, a weblog publish by a designer named James Pinkstone made the rounds; in it, the author claimed that Apple Music and iTunes teamed as much as delete his 122GB of native music information and principally trigger havoc together with his library. This is not the primary time we have heard of oddness round how Apple Music performs together with your native information, nevertheless it sounded extra extreme than most different studies. Now, Apple has confirmed to iMore that it’s engaged on a patch to iTunes to repair the difficulty.

Within the assertion, Apple acknowledged that an “extraordinarily small” variety of clients have been having their libraries disappear with out their permission. Apple hasn’t been capable of reproduce the bug itself, however nonetheless it says a patch to iTunes subsequent week ought to assist clear up the issue. That is little consolation to those that misplaced their native music libraries (again up your information, individuals), nevertheless it does function affirmation that this is not anticipated Apple Music conduct — the service shouldn’t be meant to to overwrite your private music library. With thirteen million clients now, we might in all probability be listening to from extra upset customers if this was occurring extra often.

Supply: iMore