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Use My Songs in OnCue

While OnSong Connect is the preferred method of wireless networking, the OnCue method is still available for backwards compatibility. When using OnCue, you can choose to either use the version of a song made available by the master device, or to use your song.

If this option is enabled, OnSong will locate a chord chart in your library that matches the one used by the master device. This is done by matching on song title, CCLI # or number. If a match cannot be found, the master device's version is used instead.

If you are using OnSong Connect, you can customize how chord charts are viewed using the more robust Profile screen.

OnCue Version

OnSong provides two versions of OnCue to allow for backwards compatibility to older versions while also allowing the use of newer technology as iOS evolves. OnSong defaults to the original version of OnCue which supports all versions of iOS.

  • Off turns off OnCue altogether. Use this if you do not want to participate in OnCue sessions.
  • Original works with older devices using the original OnCue version which is based on the iOS GameKit framework. This framework is deprecated and may not be supported in future versions of iOS. It is strongly recommended that you do not use this version unless you are using older devices or are having connectivity issues.
  • New works with newer devices running iOS 7 and higher. This version of OnCue is based on the new Multipeer Connectivity Framework.

We recommend that you use OnSong Connect when possible for wireless connectivity. OnSong Connect supports dozens of connected devices (instead of 5-6), is based on web-based services and standards and is customizable for each musician.

OnSong 2022 — Last Updated on March 8, 2022