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How Can You Get Apple Music on Android

Everyone loves to listen to music as it is one of the ultimate sources of getting entertained. Different people have different choices to listen to music, and music lovers always try to find a new source to get music in their collection. We will know how to get or use Apple Music on Android phones and tablets in this connection.

How Can You Get Apple Music on Android

If you think that Apple Music is only available for Apple devices, it is not the case. Apple's premium music streaming app is also available for Android devices and Android users can also enjoy Apple's music service on their phones.

Downloading Apple Music on an Android device doesn't take more time if your device is running on Android 5.0 or later versions. This article will discuss how to download and access the Apple Music app on Android from the Google Play Store.

Get the Apple Music app on an Android device

To subscribe to Apple Music or download its app on your Android smartphones or tablets, you should have a device running on Android 5.0 or above version. You can also download and access the Apple Music app on a Chromebook that supports Android apps.

Following are the steps to subscribe to Apple Music on Android

  1. Launch the Play Store app and search for "Apple Music".
  2. Based on your search result, tap on the Apple Music app and install it on your phone and tablets.
    How Can You Get Apple Music on Android
  3. After installing, open the app on your Android smartphone or tablet.
  4. When you open it for the first time, you will see a message "Welcome to Apple Music". If you can't tap on the Listen Now button on the screen.
  5. Sign in with your existing Apple ID (if you have it) or tap on Create New Apple ID to create it.
  6. You can also select it for a free trial offer for up to three months.
  7. Select the subscription type that you prefer:
    • You can use it as a student subscription plan, for which you need to verify with your college enrollment.
    • Subscribe for individual
    • Subscribe for a family plan which includes six people.
    • Subscribe as an annual
  8. Confirm your payment mode and billing information.
  9. Agree to the term and conditions and tap on Join Apple Music to enjoy Apple Music on your Android phone or tablet.

If you already subscribe to Apple Music

If you are already a subscriber of Apple Music, you don't need to create a new Apple ID to use it on Android.

  1. On your Android device, install the Apple Music app from Google Play Store.
  2. Launch the Apple Music app on your Android device.
  3. If there is a free trial version of three months, you can use it (if you want). Tap on the menu options and Sign in.
  4. Inter your same existing Apple ID and password you used with Apple Music.

Manage Your Apple Music Subscription on Android

If you don't want to continue with Apple Music on your Android, you can change or cancel its subscription at any time. To change or cancel its subscription service on your Android device, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Apple Music app on your Android mobile.
  2. Tap the menu option present at the top-right of the screen and then the Account Settings.
  3. Tap on the Manage Membership
  4. Depending upon your plan, you can choose different options. You can choose to Change its plan or Cancel it completely.
    • You can change any of your plans to an individual subscription, a family subscription plan, or a student subscription.
    • Turn off the Auto-renewal to automatically cancel your subscription plan at the end current billing plan.

Transfer your music from iTunes to Android

There is also an alternate option through which you can get Apple Music on your Android device. You can choose different methods to transfer your iTunes music to your Android mobile. Some of the methods are listed below:

  • Copy your iTunes music to your Android device manually.
  • Stream iTunes on Android with Apple Music.
  • Sync iTunes with YouTube Music.
  • Download and use any third-party app to transfer your iTunes songs to Android.

Copy your iTunes music to your Android device manually

The simplest method to transfer iTunes songs to an Android device is by copying and pasting them manually. You can use your PC to transfer iTunes music on Android. Here are the steps to transfer iTunes music to Android:

  1. Create a new folder at any location on your computer.
  2. As iTunes stores its music files at location Music > iTunes > iTunes Media by default. Navigate to this location and find the songs you wish to copy and paste.
  3. Please choose one or multiple music files you need to transfer, right-click on them and select Copy or press Ctrl + C.
    How Can You Get Apple Music on Android
  4. Again visit your newly created folder, right-click in the space, and choose the Paste
  5. Now, connect your Android device to your computer using a USB cable. There may be options to adjust USB and phone settings and set it to file transfer via USB.
  6. Navigate to the newly created folder where you have pasted music files from iTunes. Now, select all the music files you want to transfer to your Android, right-click on them and select Copy or press Ctrl + C.
  7. Visit the Music folder of your Android device on PC, right-click anywhere and click on Paste.
    How Can You Get Apple Music on Android
  8. Now, the iTunes music files are transferred to your Android device.

This method may be tiresome if you want to copy individual music files rather than a complete folder. Also, remember that iTunes uses the ".m4a" file for music that means you should have a compatible music player to play it. You may also convert file extensions before transferring to your Android phone.

An Android App that's surprisingly like iOS.

Even beyond subscribing, Apple Music on Android gives the experience almost the same as you have used it on iOS. The app screens (Library, For You, Browse, and Radio tabs) look nearly similar to its iOS app. Even browsing new music to download and play is as simple and flawless as on your iOS devices.

How Can You Get Apple Music on Android

On Apple Music, you can search songs based on artist name or song name or even browse your favorite genres. Its "For You" tab suggests more songs based on your listening history. Apple Music also lets you download your favorite music to your device and choose whether you want to store it in internal memory or SD card.

Experience in using Apple Music on Android

Android users love to use Apple Music on their Android, and the overall experience is enjoyable. Users easily find their interested music from Apple's vast library. Also, they can create their playlists, and create radio stations based on their favorite tunes, artists, and genres.

How to get Apple Music services on all other supported devices

Once you subscribe the Apple Music, you can access its services on your other devices with your same Apple ID. Follow the below steps to access Apple Music on your various devices:

Access Apple Music on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Open the Apple Music app on your device (the device you have iPhone, iPad, or iPod) and tap on Listen Now option.
  2. At the top-right of the screen, tap on the account icon.
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Access Apple Music on Mac or PC

  1. Open the Apple Music or iTunes portal on your Mac or computer.
  2. At the top of the screen in the menu bar, click on the Account and then Sign In.
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Access Apple Music on Apple TV

  1. On your Apple TV, open the Settings app and tap on the Users and Accounts.
  2. Sign in with your Apple credentials (ID and password).

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