ATV4, iCloud music library & switching accounts


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I've noticed when I swap my Apple id on the ATV and then revert back, the switch for the iCloud music library defaults to off even though it was on prior to the swap.
Then, when I go into Apple Music, all my playlists are gone and a message is displayed telling me to turn the switch back on.

This isn't just Apple TV specific, it does it on my iPhone too.

Most annoying!


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Yes, until you switch accounts again and it defaults back to off. I just can't understand why the switch can't stay on. I understand the need to refresh iCloud content based on whichever account I am using but leave the switch on and let the content download itself again.

It behaves the same way on my phone too. If i need to update an app purchased from another app store then all the content made available offline on my device disappears as do the playlists. When I swap back I need to go back into settings then turn the switch back on. Wait for the content to be made available and then I have to put all the music back onto my phone that I made, previously, available offline.

Massively frustrating.

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