“Apple yesterday rolled out iOS 8.4 to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users and the big news, of course, was the addition of Apple Music and Beats 1,” Chance Miller reports for 9to5Mac.
“It appears now, however, that Apple removed a feature still used by many from the operating system,” Miller reports. “As pointed out by several users on Apple’s Support forum, the company appears to have removed Home Sharing support for music in iOS 8.4.”
“The obvious solution to the problem is to switch to Apple Music’s family plan, which allows families of up to 6 to access Apple’s catalog of content for $14.99 per monthThe Home Sharing support page has also been updated to reflect that the feature is not present in iOS 8.4,” Miller reports. “Home Sharing originally launched in 2011 as part of iOS 4.3.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As Miller speculates, this is likely a licensing issue related to Apple Music.