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See full track information in the Music app


Ever find yourself going through your music only to find an artist or track name that’s too long to display fully on the screen of your iPhone or iPod touch? Well, if you’re running iOS 5, there’s a simple and easy way to see the track information without leaving the screen you’re on. Simply tap and hold on the song you’d like to know about, and a popup will appear showing you the full track name, album title, and artist. You can even move your finger up and down while continuing to hold to see the info for the songs around it.

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Now, if only we could view other metadata like Year, Comments, Grouping, etc.

Posted by rockmyplimsoul on November 1, 2011 at 12:39 PM (CDT)


I wish they’d somehow add this to the iTunes store.  Almost every song and movie and app only shows the first three or four words of the title, followed by an ellipsis, but hovering your cursor over the title doesn’t reveal anything more.

Posted by billbybobsmith on November 1, 2011 at 2:42 PM (CDT)


Agree with rockmyplimsoul. It sucks that iTunes allowed us to put in all this juicy data, then made it useless on anything portable. I don’t care if it’s buried in menus within menus, I just wanna see my play counts.

Posted by Phronk on November 1, 2011 at 7:28 PM (CDT)


Thank god!  This is a great addition!

Posted by Fanfoot on November 2, 2011 at 12:59 AM (CDT)

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