Download Apple Music to iPhone in Several Ways

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan 14, 2022 11:30 AM.

Apple Music is a leading streaming service that has millions of active users every month all over the world. It has a huge music library of over 90 million songs, including playlists, albums, and podcasts. You can dive into it to enjoy music.

As mentioned above, Apple Music is a streaming service, which means you have to subscribe to Apple Music then you can use it. When you subscribed to Apple Music, you can stream music on it without limits. Moreover, you can also download the songs for offline playback. This article will show you how to download Apple Music to iPhone and we'll also tell you a tip to play Apple Music on any device you like.

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Part 1. Official: Download Apple Music to iPhone Directly
Part 2. Download Apple Music to iPhone via iTunes
Part 3. How to Download Apple Music to iPhone or other Devices for Playing

Official: Download Apple Music to iPhone Directly

You have to subscribe to Apple Music ($9.99/month) before you can start downloading Apple Music to your iPhone. If you are already a premium user of Apple Music, you can download the songs directly. here's a detailed tutorial of download Apple Music step-by-step. Before we start, make sure your iPhone has connected to a stable network.

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Download Certain Apple Music Song to Your iPhone

1) Open the Apple Music app.

2) Touch and hold a song, album, or playlist that you want to add to your library.

3) Tap Add to Library.

4) Touch and hold the song, album, or playlist that you've added from Apple Music.

5) Tap Download.

You can also add a song to your library by swiping left over the song and tapping the Add icon.

Download All Apple Music to Your iPhone

Though Apple Music is perfect, it doesn't allow users to download all Apple Music from your library to your iPhone. There's no "Download All" button on the Apple Music app on iPhone. So how to download all Apple Music to iPhone?

1) Launch iTunes on your desktop.

2) Go to the Library > Albums.

3) Choose File > New > Smart Playlist.

4) On the pop-up window, select Time > is greater than > 0 second > OK. Then all your music will be added to a playlist.

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5) Turn to your iPhone, you will find the playlist in the Library option.

6) Open the playlist and tap the Download button.

Now all your music can be downloaded to iPhone in batch. And you can enjoy them without the internet.

Download Apple Music to iPhone via iTunes

There's another way to get Apple Music on your iPhone. You can also use iTunes to download music and then sync the music to your iPhone. Here's an example to sync music from iTunes on Mac.

1) Connect your iPhone and computer with a USB cable.

2) Launch iTunes on your PC.

3) Go to Library, then download the song you need.

4) Click the small icon that looks like an iPhone near the top of the screen.

5) Click Music, you will see a Sync Music box appear.

6) Choose Selected Playlists, artists, albums, and genres and start the transfer.

When the transfer is done, you can get Apple Music on your iPhone.

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How to Download Apple Music to iPhone or other Devices for Playing

Like other streaming services, to protect Apple Music, the downloaded Apple Music is in an encoded M4P format which can't be played on other apps. You can only play Apple Music on other unauthorized devices after removing the encryption of it. To remove the encryption of Apple Music, you need the help of a third-party tool.

ViWizard Audio Converter is exactly designed for downloading and converting Apple Music to a universal format, such as MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A, and M4B. You can choose the different output formats for different devices. Unlike other music converters to record the Apple Music, Instead of recording Apple Music like other audio converters, ViWizard uses advanced technology to decode the files and convert audio formats at 30 times faster speed. And it can maintain the original audio quality. So you don't have to worry about the output quality. Moreover, it can also convert iTunes audiobooks and Audible audiobooks.

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ViWizard Audio Converter Key Features

  • Convert M4P to MP3, AAC, and others for different devices
  • 30x high conversion speed
  • Preserve and support editing ID3 tags
  • Audible audiobooks can achieve lossless conversion
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Steps: Convert Apple Music with ViWizard Audio Converter in Simple Steps

If you are wondering how to use ViWizard, don't miss the guide below. Now, let's see how to convert Convert Apple Music to MP3 with ViWizard Audio Converter.

1Load Apple Music Files into the Converter

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Launch the ViWizard Audio Converter application. The iTunes app will be made accessible right away. Navigate to your Apple Music collection by selecting the Load iTunes Library button in the upper-left corner of the window. You may drag and drop the downloaded Apple Music files from the computer into the converter as well.

2Set the Output Format and Audio Parameters

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Then, select the Format panel. You can choose an audio output format from the available options. You have the option of selecting MP3 as the output format here. ViWizard has an audio editing option that enables users to fine-tune a few music parameters for better sound quality. In real-time, you may, for example, change the audio channel, sample rate, and bit rate. Finally, click the OK button to accept the changes. You may also change the audio output destination by selecting the Three-Dot icon adjacent to the output location.

3Start to Convert and Download Apple Music

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Then, to begin the download and conversion process, click the Convert button. When the conversion is finished, click the Converted button in the upper-right corner of the window to view all of the converted Apple Music.

4Sync the Converted Apple Music to iPhone

After the conversion is over, you can find the converted Apple Music on your computer, First, connect your iPhone and computer with a USB cable. Then import the folder of converted Apple Music to iTunes. Now sync the converted Apple Music to your iPhone with iTunes. The detailed step is the same as Part 2.


Now you may know how to download music from Apple Music to iPhone. We have collected several methods as above. Remember to subscribe to Apple Music if you want to download Apple Music for offline playback. You can also use ViWizard Audio Converter to convert Apple Music to MP3, then you can enjoy your Apple Playlists on any app you like. Just tap the link below to enjoy your Apple Music without limits.

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