How to Get Apple Music to Play on Samsung Smart TV

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan 21, 2021 4:41 PM.

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Q: Can I stream Apple Music to Samsung TV?

Yes! Apple Music is available on Samsung TV now. Obviously, this is the best news for fans of Apple Music and Samsung TV. According to the announcements of Apple and Samsung, if you own any device of 2018, 2019, and 2020 Samsung smart TVs (N, R, and T models), QLED TVs, Lifestyle TVs, and QLED 8K models, you can enjoy Apple Music on them.

To save your effort, here we'll list two methods for you to listen to Apple Music on Samsung TV. The first one is to stream Apple Music on Samsung TV directly. The second is to use the best Apple Music converter to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 and use a USB drive to transfer them to Samsung TV without any limit.

Part 1. Play Apple Music on Samsung TV on the Apple Music app
Part 2. Transfer Apple Music songs to Samsung TV or any device

Play Apple Music on Samsung TV on the Apple Music app

To use this method, there are 3 things needed. First, your Samsung TV must support Apple Music. Second, you need a subscription to Apple Music. Third, you need the Apple ID and passcode. If these preparations are all done, let’s start to look at how to get Apple Music on Samsung TV.

1. Open the Apps section on Samsung TV. Find the Apple Music app.

2. When you see the Welcome screen, click the Continue button.

3. Click on the Already a Subscriber option and login into Apple Music with your Apple ID and passcode. You can log into Apple Music on your phone or the Samsung TV. On phone: Open the camera on your phone and scan the QR code on the screen. Follow the guide it offers on your phone. On TV: Log into Apple Music on Samsung TV with the help of the remote of your TV.

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You can see 6 sections: For You (you can find some songs that are suggested by Apple Music), Browse, Videos, Radio, Library, and Now Playing. Now you can use Apple Music on Samsung TV.

However, not all the features on Apple Music can be used on Samsung TV. And you will find some songs on Apple Music that cannot be listened to on Samsung TV. Do not feel upset, they can be solved by the second method.

Transfer Apple Music songs to Samsung TV or any device

There is another method to play Apple Music on Samsung TV. Using it, you do not need to download the Apple Music app on Samsung TV or subscription to Apple Music. You can use a USB drive to import Apple Music songs to Samsung TV. Some people might have thought about the method. But they failed because all Apple Music songs are encrypted in M4P format. So, you need to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 or other formats that are available for Samsung TV, before you transfer them to Samsung TV.

To convert Apple Music songs, you are suggested to use ViWizard Apple Music Converter, the dedicated Apple Music converter that can lossless convert the protected M4P songs to MP3, WAV, or other formats supported by Samsung Smart TV. It can also preserve and fix the ID3 tags of the music tracks, including artist, album, cover, title, date, and more. When you need to convert Apple Music to any device, it can always help you.

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Convert Apple Music M4P songs to MP3 for Samsung TV

Here are the easy steps to convert M4P to MP3 using ViWizard Apple Music Converter. Before getting started, make sure you already downloaded the Apple Music songs onto your computer.

Step 1. Add downloaded Apple Music songs to ViWizard

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Open ViWizard Apple Music Converter and click the "+" button to import the offline Apple Music songs to the program. Alternatively, you can drag the music files directly from the iTunes library and drop them into the conversion window.

Step 2. Adjust output settings

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Once the songs are loaded into ViWizard, move your mouse to the Format panel and click it. Then you can choose the output settings, like format, codec, channel, bit rate, and sample rate according to your needs. In order to make the Apple Music songs recognized by Samsung TV, you are suggested to select MP3 as the output format.

Step 3. Convert Apple Music files

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Now you can start to convert Apple Music to MP3 format by clicking the "Convert" button in ViWizard. Then it will begin the process at up to 30X faster speed. Wait for a while till the conversion is done. After that, click the Converted icon at the top center to load the well converted Apple Music tracks.

Connect Apple Music to Samsung Smart TV via a USB drive

Follow these tips if you are not familiar with the steps to transfer music files to Samsung TVs. You can easily add Apple Music songs to your Samsung Smart TV using the USB drive.

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1. Sync the converted Apple Music files to USB flash drive.

2. Plug the USB drive into the Input port of your Samsung Smart TV.

3. Open the TV set, and then press the "Home" button on the remote control to access the Home screen of the television.

4. Navigate to the "Source" menu and select the specific USB drive you just inserted.

5. You'll see a list of the Apple Music files in thumbnails on the TV screen. Simply select any track you like and press the "OK" button to start playing it on your Samsung TV.


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