2 Methods to Play Apple Music on Android Auto

Posted by Adam Gorden on Apr 29, 2022 9:05 AM

Android Auto is a broadcasting tool that allows users to connect their mobile phone to the vehicle's audio or infotainment system via cable or Bluetooth to enable mobile applications. The system excels not only in the entertainment system but also in other areas such as GPS, making and receiving calls, sending text messages, etc.

When we talk about streaming music, the first app you may think of might be Apple Music. You can stream over 90 million songs, albums, podcasts and others from Apple Music. The good news is that Apple Music has supported Android Auto, so you can play Apple Music on Android Auto online now. We will show you 2 ways to get Apple Music on Android Auto.

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Part 1. How to Play Apple Music on Android Auto with Apple Music App
Part 2. How to Get Apple Music on Android Auto Offline

How to Play Apple Music on Android Auto with Apple Music App

Apple Music has cooperated with Android Auto; you can now download the Apple Music app on your Android Auto for streaming Apple Music. In this part, we will show you how to download the Apple Music app on Android Auto.

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1) Download the Android Auto app from Google Play.

2) Connect your phone and Android Auto with a USB cable or Bluetooth.

3) Download the Apple Music app in Android Auto.

4) Open Android Auto on your car's display.

5) Launch Apple Music from Android Auto.

Log in to your Apple Music account to access your library. If you are already a premium user, you can stream Apple Music directly. If you don't subscribe to Apple Music, you can start a trial. And after the trial is expired, you will need to pay for the subscription ($9.99/per month) for continue using Apple Music.

Note: Stream Apple Music with the Apple Music app on Android Auto will cost your phone's data. Make sure your device is in a strong network.

How to Get Apple Music on Android Auto Offline

As mentioned before, streaming Apple Music with the Apple Music app will cost your phone's data. During a drive, the signal will be not so stable and it will affect your listening experience. So is it any solution to play Apple Music on Android Auto without a phone? The answer is positive. Since Apple Music is in an encoded M4P format which can't be moved to other places, we need to use an Apple Music converter to download Apple Music in MP3 files for playing on Android Auto.

Today we would like to show you a professional Apple Music converter — ViWizard Audio Converter. It can convert and save Apple Music in MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC and other universal audio formats. When we have converted Apple Music MP3 files, we can transfer them to Android Auto for offline playback. ViWizard can also save the original audio quality while the conversion. If you want to customize the audio, you can use the built-in setting window to adjust some parameters, such as sample rate, bit rate, channel, volume, speed and others. ViWizard Audio Converter can also convert audiobooks from iTunes and Audible with lossless quality. If you need to convert audiobooks, you can also choose ViWizard.

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ViWizard Audio Converter Key Features

  • Download and convert Apple Music for Android Auto
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, FLAC, M4A, etc.
  • 30x faster conversion speed
  • Customize the output parameters of the audios
  • Convert between DRM-free audio file formats
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How to get MP3 Apple Music Files for Playing on Android Auto

Now we know that to play Apple Music on Android Auto offline, we need to convert Apple Music to MP3 first. But how? Please keep your eyes on the tutorial below.

Step 1Load Apple Music for the Conversion

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Start the ViWizard Audio Converter program. The iTunes app will be available in a few seconds. To import your Apple Music library into ViWizard, navigate to it and select the Load in Library icon. To load the downloaded Apple Music files, click the Add Files icon. You may also use the converter's user interface to drag and drop local Apple Music files.

Step 2Choose Parameters and Format

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Once you've added Apple Music to the converter, go to the Format section. ViWizard features an audio editing tool that allows users to fine-tune various music parameters such as audio channel, sample rate, and bit rate to improve sound quality. Finally, press the OK button to save your selections. To pick the audio output location, simply click the Three-dot sign at the bottom.

Step 3Convert Apple Music for Android Auto

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To begin the conversion, click the Convert button in the bottom-right corner. When the conversion is finished, click the Converted button at the bottom of the window to see all converted Apple Music.

Step 4Transfer Apple Music to Android Auto with USB Drive

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When the conversion is done, you can transfer the converted Apple Music to Android Auto. Just copy and paste the converted Apple Music to a USB drive from your computer, then plug in the USB drive to your Android Auto. Now you can find the converted Apple Music on your Android Auto.


Summary You can play Apple Music on Android Auto by the Apple Music app directly. But this way will cost your phone's data and you may not get a good listening experience due to the signal. The ultimate solution is to play Apple Music on Android Auto offline with ViWizard Audio Converter. With this tool, you can remove the playback limit of Apple Music for playing on Android Auto offline.

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