One of the best things about purchasing music from iTunes is the ability to just purchase the songs from an album that you like.
This leaves you with a library of your favorite songs that you can sync with your iPhone 5. But even your favorite song can become tiresome if it is played over and over again, which is something that can happen when you have turned on the “Repeat” function in the iPhone’s music app.
Fortunately, this is a simple problem that you can fix by shutting off this option.
Why is My iPhone 5 Repeating Songs?
The repeat option is very easy to turn on by accident and if you don’t know what the icon for repeat looks like, you may not even realize that you have enabled it. But you can follow the steps outlined below to learn how to stop repeating songs on your iPhone 5.
Step 1: Tap the Music icon.
Step 2: Touch the Now Playing button at the top-right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Touch the Repeat icon (circled below) until it is no longer orange. There are actually two repeat options, so you may have to touch the icon twice, depending upon which option you had selected.
The Repeat icon will look like the image below when it is turned off.
Now that you know how to keep songs from repeating on the iPhone 5, you will be able to use this option to ensure that you are hearing a more diverse range of songs on your device.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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