In fact, it’s such a common nuisance that a song made up of 10 minutes of silence with a name that begins “A A A A A” — so that it becomes the first song in your library — topped the the iTunes charts back in 2017.
It apparently has been driving iPhone users crazy since iOS 3, based on discussions in Apple’s support forum. I found one thread dating back to 2011 that still had complaints added to it late last year.
And the issue is not just with cars. Some complain about the problem when connecting to Bluetooth headphones, as well… More here.
I have listened to the first few seconds of A-Punk hundreds of time and now I hate it! My whole family hates it. Get in the car, plug in the iPhone via USB and it starts to play, every single time! Would it kill Apple to add a random play feature at some point? First world problems…