How to Upload Apple Music/iTunes Library to Google Drive

Updated by Adam Gorden on Sep 14, 2021 06:15 AM.

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Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google and was launched in 2012. It gives every users 15 GB of online storage space to store files. And for more storage, you need to make a payment for a monthly subscription. With an average of 240 million active users each month world-wide and over one million individual or organizational paid users, Google Drive has the right to claim top status in the market.

As one of the largest iCloud storage platforms in the world, Google Drive is used by a huge amount of users to backup their videos, music files, docs, and more then share with others. However, it doesn't support all kinds of media content currently. How about uploading songs downloaded from Apple Music into Google Drive? This following article will show you the workaround to help you easily upload Apple Music to Google Drive for backup.

Part 1. Why Can't You Transfer Apple Music to Google Drive
Part 2. Method to Upload Apple Music into Google Drive
Part 3. How to Import Apple Music to Google Drive
Part 4. How to Save Apple Music from Google Drive

Part 1. Why Can't You Transfer Apple Music to Google Drive

Before adding Apple Music songs to Google Drive, the most important thing you need to know is that all the songs from Apple Music are protected by the algorithm known as DRM which is created by Apple to control what you do with the streaming music content. Becuase of the DRM copy right protection, you are limited to stream songs from Apple Music on your devices related to your Apple account.

Therefore, you can't upload songs downloaded from Apple Music to Google Drive or other devices at all. And once you cancel the subscription to Apple Music, the downloaded streams will become unusable automatically. If you want to convert Apple Music songs to DRM-free files, then you need the help of a third-party DRM removal tool to help you remove DRM protection from Apple Music M4P songs. Go ahead to find the answer.

Part 2. Method to Make Apple Music Compatible with Google Drive

ViWizard Audio Converter is an all-in-one DRM remover and converter to help Apple Music subscribers completely bypass DRM from Apple Music and convert songs to six formats like MP3, AAC, M4A, WAV, FLAC, and M4B with ID3 tags and original quality preserved. It's provided with Windows and Mac version compatible with your computers. Then you'll be able to get DRM-free Apple Music songs so as to back them up to Google Drive for as long time as you like.

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Key Features of ViWizard Apple Music Converter

  • Support the conversion of Apple Music, iTunes audios, and Audible books
  • Convert Apple Music to FLAC, M4A, M4B, WAV, AAC, and MP3 losslessly
  • Remove the built-in protection from Apple Music, iTunes, and Audible
  • Handle the conversion of audios in batch at the faster speed of 30×
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Now follow the steps here to convert Apple Music to MP3 with the assistance of ViWizard Audio Converter, so that you can upload Apple Music songs to Google Drive without limits.

Step 1Select Apple Music songs to convert

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Launch ViWizard Audio Converter. Then you can add the downloaded Apple Music files by either clicking the Add Files button or dragging the files from iTunes folder where you store those files on your computer. It supports batch conversion so that you can import multiple music tracks to the converter for the conversion once.

Step 2Configure the output audio paramters

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Once the songs are added successfully to the converter, you can choose the output format and set the audio parameters like bit rate, sample rate, channel, and codec. Simply click the Format button and then there will pop up a window. There are six audio formats such as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B available for you to choose from.

Step 3Convert protected Apple Music to MP3

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When everything is ready, you can click the Convert button to start converting Apple Music to the format you specify. Wait for the conversion and it will depend on the files you add to the conversion list. After conversion, you can browse the converted music tracks and then locate the folder where you save the DRM-free music files.

Part 3. How to Upload Apple Music to Google Drive for Backup

Once you complete the conversion of Apple Music to MP3, you can easily upload Apple Music songs to Google Drive for backup. Also, you can download Apple Music songs from Google Drive and then add them to Apple Music for playing anytime. Here's how to upload Apple Music files to Google Drive.

process to upload apple music to google drive

1) Open a browser on your computer and then navigate to

2) Create a new folder in your Google Drive to upload the unprotected Apple Music files.

3) At the top left, click New > File Upload to select the files you need to upload.

4) Drag the files you want to upload into the Google Drive folder.

Part 3. How to Upload Apple Music to Google Drive for Backup

It's easy to move Apple Music to Google Drive with the assistance of ViWizard Audio Converter. In addition, you can download Apple Music songs from Google Drive anytime, then add them to iTunes or Apple Music for playing.

For Mac User

1) On your computer, go to and then start downloading Apple Music songs.

2) In the Apple Music on your Mac, choose File > Add To Library or File > Import.

3) Locate the downloaded Apple Musc files or the folder, then click Open.

4) Select the music tracks you add and then start playing them on your computer.

For Windows User

1) On your computer, launch a browser to go to and download Apple Music songs.

2) Open iTunes and click the File bar then select Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library.

3) Select the downloaded Apple Music files or the folder and add your music files to iTunes.

4) Right-click the item you want to play and start listening to your Apple Music songs.


That's all. If you are looking for a method to back up Apple Music to Google Drive, have a try of ViWizard Audio Converter, and you'll find it out. What's more, you can keep your favorite songs downloaded from Apple Music forever and play them anywhere and anytime.

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