Apple Music New Release Notification Unresponsive iOS 16.2?

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Posted in News by Patricia on December 20, 2022

Apple Music new release notification not working

Apple Music New Release notification unresponsive in iOS 16? You’re notified about new music but the notification is not clickable in the Music app? Issue persists in iOS 16.2 and 16.3 beta?

Apple Music New Release Notification Not Working?

This issue has been reported by Gianna:

“In Apple Music notifications about new releases can’t be clicked! Is anyone else experiencing the same?”

We could replicate this issue and also found similar complaints on Reddit:

“This new release suggestion in Apple Music is unclickable.”

We’ve also reported this bug to Apple. If you plan to do it too please use the same feedback no: FB11887859.

How To Fix Apple Music New Release Notification Unresponsive

Until Apple addressed this glitch in an upcoming software update (or server-side) the obvious workaround is to use the Apple Music Search feature:
new music release notification workaround

  • 1. Tap Search, available in the bottom-right corner of the screen.
  • 2. Type the name of the new track, from the New Release notification.
  • 3. Play the new song or album.

Have you managed to fix new music release notification not clickable on iPhone and iPad? Do you have a better solution or other problems to report? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: For more iOS 16.2 issues and available workarounds check our detailed review available here!

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