Apple Music’s native audio feature does not work with iPhone XR, iPad, or iPad mini built-in speakers.
Apple today unveiled details of which of its devices supports local audio via the built-in Dolby Atmos with built-in speakers, and reveals that some older iPhones and iPads that previously used local audio Used to think about working together, in fact they don’t offer the feature.
In a recent support document, Apple claims that the iPhone XS or later built-in speakers (minus the iPhone SE), the 11- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, and the fourth-generation iPad Air provide native audio. Is supported.
Prior to today’s update, the supporting document stated that the local audio was also compatible with the iPhone XR, iPad mini 5, iPad Air 3, and 6th to 8th generation iPads.
Before today’s update:
IPhone XR or later (except iPhone SE), iPad Pro 12.9 inches (third generation or later), iPad Pro 11 inches, iPad (6th generation or later), iPad Air ( 3rd generation or later (built-in speaker), or iPad mini (5th generation)
Following today’s update:
Built-in speaker on iPhone XS or later (excluding iPhone SE), iPad Pro 12.9 inches (third generation or later), iPad Pro 11 inches, or iPad Air (fourth generation)
Apple has not yet updated the Footnote on its Apple Music page with the latest information on supported devices, and this is not the first time that Apple has presented confusing information on which the device works via local audio. Do
On one occasion, the first version of the Apple Music Page said that local audio worked for the iPhone 7 or later, but in June it was updated to say iPhone XR.com. Apple will likely update the Footnote again soon to reflect the new data, indicating that local audio is limited to the new iPhones and iPads.
People with older iPhones and iPads can still access local audio including AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max, Beats X, Beats Solo 3 Wireless, Beats Studio 3, Power Beats 3. Includes Wireless, Beats Flex, Power Beats Pro, Beats Solo Pro, or Beats. Studio buds
On the Mac, all of the above mentioned headphone options work, as well as the built-in speakers on the MacBook Pro (2018 model or later), MacBook Air (2018 model or later), or iMac (2021 model). Are