How to Stream Apple Music to Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Posted by Adam Gorden on July 15, 2019 4:35 PM


Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is one of the best wearable devices in 2019. Compare to Samsung's flagship Galaxy Watch, Active is lighter, slimmer and just as its name implies, more active. Cnet lists it the second best overall because it has just as many features to boast, comes at a fraction of the price and has a few kinks to iron out. The Active is available for both Android and iOS system. The price is quite reasonable.

The Active is so lightweight that it feels nothing on your wrist. This feature can provide you with a wireless, phoneless, and weightless music experience when you are working out. The active support Spotify but if you are an Apple Music user, you should keep on reading and how to play Apple Music with Samsung Galaxy Watch Active.

How to Stream Apple Music to Galaxy Watch Active
Sync the Converted Songs to Galaxy Watch Active

Part 1 - How to Stream Apple Music to Galaxy Watch Active

The key point to stream Apple Music to the Active is to convert Apple Music songs to DRM-free format. In order to do that, you will need ViWizard DRM Audio Converter.

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  • Convert Apple Music songs to MP3, M4B, AAC
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Step 1 Import Apple Music to ViWizard

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First, you need to install ViWizard DRM Audio Converter and launch it together with iTunes. You don't have to launch iTunes manually since iTunes will be activated automatically. Then from the main interface, you can find three icons on the central top. To add Apple Music and other DRM-ed audio files, such as iTunes audiobooks or Audible aa. and aax. files, click . To import non-DRM audios, click . To preview converted files or converted history, use . Drag media files to the ViWizard window is a more direct and faster way to load files, you can check iTunes preferences.

Step 2 Adjust Output Settings

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After the songs are all loaded to ViWizard, open the "Format" panel at the left bottom to select an output format. Samsung supports MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, and WMA. Here we advise you to go for the most universal audio format-MP3 format. Next to the "Format" panel is the Output path. You can click to relocate your converted songs wherever you want instead of the default folder. Format and Output Path are the basic settings, there are still many extra features for you to grope.

1) Under the "Format" panel, you can fine-tune the codec, channel, sample rate, bit rate and quality of the audio files

2) Use this magic stick icon can adjust the volume, speed, and pitch of the converted songs.

3) This "Editing" icon enables you to tailor the tags and split the audios.

Step 3 Convert Apple Music to DRM-free Format

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When you are done with all the settings, you can press the "Convert" button at the bottom right to start the conversion. Once the conversion finishes, you can easily use this under the "Converted" history to find your converted songs.

Part 2 - Sync the Converted Songs to Galaxy Watch Active

Method 1 Export Music from Phone to Watch

The Active allows users to export the converted songs from phone to watch. So, you can first transfer the converted songs to your phone and then export them to the watch.

1) Connect your phone to your computer via Bluetooth or USB. Transfer the converted audios to your phone. You can also sync them to a cloud storage and then download them to your phone.

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2) Open the "Galaxy Wearable" app on your watch and tap "Add content to your watch".

3) Then, tap "Add tracks" and select the songs you want to export to the watch.

4) Tap "Done" to confirm the importing.

5) After that, pair Galaxy Buds with you're the Active to stream the converted Apple Music songs.

Method 2 Use Gear Music Manager on iOS devices

If you are an iOS user with at least an iPhone 6 with iOS 12, you can use the Gear Music Manager on your Galaxy Watch Active.

1) Connect your computer and watch to the same Wi-Fi network.

2) Open the "Music" app on your watch and tap the "phone" icon to change the music source to the watch.

3) Swipe up on the "Now playing" screen, tap "Music Manager" at the bottom of the Library, and then tap "START" on the watch.

4) Next, open a web browser on your computer, and navigate to the IP address shown on your watch. Confirm the connection to your watch, and then you'll be able to manage your watch's music library from the browser. You'll also see instructions on how to transfer music from your iOS device to the watch.


The Bottom Line

If you happen to be an audiobook fan, you must know that Audible launch a Wear OS app for Apple Watch to listen to audiobooks. However, there's no Audible smartwatch app yet. ViWizard DRM Audio Converter can also help you listen to audiobooks on Galaxy watch. Just go get the free trial for yourself.

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