Since I got a new M1 MacBook Pro in November, the Music app has opened spontaneously a number of times (even though I’ve never used Music on this machine). There’s a little about this problem on the web; I finally ended up downloading a program that disables Music entirely:
Last night I heard what sounded like a radio station coming from another part of the house; I discovered my iPhone 13 Mini (iOS 16.3) playing 92.7 The Rock. Believe me that I have never ever in my life listened to 92.7 The Rock, and for that matter, I really haven’t used the Music app on this iPhone that much. I am not currently subscribed to Apple Music.
I don’t have “Hey Siri” enabled; I don’t think it’s a Continuity/Handoff issue, since I haven’t been using Apple Music on any other device (and certainly not to listen to a radio station). My AirPods are in their case. I’ve tried cleaning out the Lightning port, but it wasn’t particularly dirty.
Obviously I can’t run an app to disable Music on an iPhone; the only other option I’ve seen is to use Parental Controls to disable Music in Screen Time (which I don’t have turned on at the moment).
Anyone else seen this? Any ideas?