Option for high-quality Apple Music streaming over cellular appears in latest iOS 9 beta

“It appears Apple is planning to give on-the-go Apple Music users the option to stream tunes at high bitrates when iOS 9 debuts later this year, as the latest beta released Wednesday includes a toggle switch for high quality audio streaming over cellular networks,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider.

“Currently, Apple Music automatically adjusts streaming bitrates based on a determination of whether an iPhone or iPad is connected to Wi-Fi or a cellular data network,” Campbell reports. “Through a Settings menu option in iOS 9 beta 3, however, users can force Apple Music into streaming high quality audio at all times.”

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MacDailyNews Take: A boon for those who’re grandfathered into unlimited data plans!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

9 Comments

        1. And if you do have coverage, you’d be a fool to go with any other carrier in America. Cheapest, fattest least congested data pipes, no overages and best of all, music streaming doesn’t count against throttling data limit, which is quite generous to begin with.

    1. I dunno, I still think iBooks and Apple Music are better than the ones you’ve written as an Apple Developer account holder.

      Pro Tip: Music is part of 8.4 and is available to everyone

  1. No such thing as grandfathered in unlimited data I paid AT&T close to $7000 since my first iPhone and was throttled back to a half of magabite after using 5 gigs of an unlimited data plan. Then you call and they blame it on the government but yet I could buy the extra data but yet the government made them do it so glade T-Mobil came along to shakeup the industry

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