iOS 14.5 lets you ditch Apple Music on your iPhone and default to Spotify

If you’re one of the many people who owns an iPhone but doesn’t use Apple Music, then iOS 14.5 looks set to have a feature you’ll find useful – the ability to switch to a different default music player.

It’s a feature that has been spotted by Reddit users in the iOS 14.5 beta, and specifically it will ask what app you want to use the first time you request a song from Siri, then whatever you select will be set as the default, meaning in future you can just ask Siri to play a song without specifying the app.

Users who don’t have Apple Music installed noted that it didn’t even ask them which app to use the first time they requested a track, instead just defaulting to the main music player they use, be that Spotify or anything else.

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