Apple Music is forcing itself onto people’s iPhone docks
It’s also replacing users’ default music app.
Apple Music is currently suffering from an annoying installation quirk, which (hopefully) is from a bug. When the app is downloaded from the App Store, it’s forcing its way onto the iPhone’s dock.
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The bug seems to kick out whatever app is on the right-most spot of the dock if the dock has a full four apps in it. That was the built-in Camera app for me, but the tweet embed shows it kicking Spotify out of the dock. Other tweets in the thread mention Safari getting kicked out of the dock.
It’s not a recent bug either, as a tweet from 2019 shows that Apple Music stuck itself into the dock then, as well.
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, took no time finding that 2019 tweet to blow the issue out of proportion.
Yes, you’re in a lawsuit against Apple over antitrust concerns, Tim. But this isn’t about that. This seems to be a bug, affecting any app that’s in the far-right position on the dock.
Hopefully, this issue will be fixed soon. TechCrunch reports that Apple is aware of the problem and is investigating the bug.
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