Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated December 18th
 

 

Apple Music team working on fixes, improvements through end of 2015, says iTunes VP

Apple still has "a bit of homework to be done" throughout the rest of 2015 to improve Apple Music, including fixing problems with the service's interface and handling of local iTunes libraries, an iTunes International VP said on Thursday.




The company's current focus is on "editorial and playlists," Oliver Schusser told U.K. newspaper The Guardian. The company is also said to be working on adding features and cleaning up different aspects of the service, though Schusser did not elaborate on details.

The executive specifically said little to address the most serious complaints about Apple Music, which have included an awkward interface, and iCloud Music Library mislabeling or even erasing local iTunes libraries.

"The product is always our priority, and we are getting a lot of feedback," Schusser responded. "Remember, this was a very big launch in 110 markets instantly, so we get a ton of feedback. We're obviously trying to make it better every day."

He noted that the company is still planning to bring the service to Android and Sonos devices sometime this fall.

More information could be announced as soon as Apple's Sept. 9 press event, although the focus is expected to be on new iPhones and an updated Apple TV, the latter of which should get Apple Music as well. Alternately, Apple commonly hosts a second press event in October.