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How to Add Songs to Apple Music

By Vicky Lewis

March 04, 2019

Apple Music, announced in 2015, has a large library of 50 million songs. But have you ever wanted to add your current collection of indie hits, self-recorded tracks, and underground songs to Apple Music? Or have you ever found the song that you want to play is not available due to licensing reasons? If so, don't worry, this article shows you how to add your own songs to Apple Music and add songs from Apple Music to your library in an efficient way.


CONTENTS


Part 1. How to Add Your Own Music to Apple Music

In fact, when you join Apple Music initially, this service will automatically scan all local libraries you already had to check whether you have any music that is available in the streaming archive. After that, if you want to add some new own music to Apple Music, then follow the below ultimate method. Before that, make sure you have installed iTunes on your computer and got an Apple Music subscription.


Step 1: First of all, launch iTunes and sign in with your account.

Step 2: Then go to "File" option on the top menu and click on either "Add File to Library" option or "Add Folder to Library" option from the drop-down list to add a single song or a folder.

Step 3: Next select a song or a folder that you want to add to iTunes on the pop-up window and press Open.

Step 4: When the song or the file is successfully added, you can find the songs in your library.

Add Your Own Music to Apple Music


After that, you can right click the song and choose "Add to Playlist" to add the song to your playlist. If you want to delete the song from your library, then just right click, select "Delete from Library" option and click on "Delete Song" on the pop-up window.


Part 2. How to Add Songs from Apple Music to Your Library

Except adding your own music to Apple Music, you might want to add songs from Apple Music to your library so that you can access to these songs across any iOS device.


#1. How to add Apple Music Tracks to Your iTunes Library on iTunes?

Step 1: Launch iTunes.

Step 2: If you want to add a single song, select the track that you want to save, then click on the ellipsis button next to it and click on "Add to my music" option. If you want to add an album, then select the entire album and click on "+" button in the album's title bar. After that, the icon will be changed to check icon.

Step 3: If your album or song has been successfully added to your music library, then you can click on "My Music" option to check.


#2. How to add Apple Music Tracks to Your iTunes Library on iPhone?

Step 1: Open Apple Music.

Step 2: Tap "Search" icon on the bottom right corner of the screen and enter the song title to find the track.

Step 3: Locate the song and tap "+" icon.

Step 4: When you see a checkmark, that means the song has been successfully added to your library.


Note: Be aware that the song or album you have added is in the Cloud, so that you had better click on "Cloud" button to download it on your Mac.

#3. How to Find Apple Music Songs You've Added to Your Library?

Step 1: Launch iTunes, go to "File" > "New" > "Smart Playlist".

Step 2: On the pop-up window, make sure you've checked "Match the following rule" and then change the categories to "iCloud Status" "is" "Apple Music".

Step 3: Make sure "Live updating" is checked and then click on "OK" button.


After that, all song added to your library from Apple Music will be shown in an automatically-updating playlist.


In addition to that, you can change the categories to "Date Added" "is before" "month/day/year". After that, Apple Music will collect any songs you've added from Apple Music launched date to the date you are entering.

Set Smart Playlist Rule


A Tip for Enjoying Apple Music Free Forever

With an Apple Music subscription, you can easily enjoy all Apple Music tracks. Unfortunately, you can't access to them once you cancel your Apple Music subscription. Therefore, in order to enjoy Apple Music free forever, you can download Apple Music to MP3 before canceling Apple Music subscription. To do that, TuneFab Apple Music Converter should be an essential tool as it can remove DRM from Apple Music and convert Apple Music to multiple formats so that you are free to keep Apple Music songs forever and play them on multiple devices.


Therefore just download this program on your computer by clicking on the download button. Then select relevant category under "Playlists" menu and tick the tracks one by one. After that, adjust output parameters on "Output Settings" section and click on "Convert" button on the top to start the conversion.

Select Apple Music Tracks


If you want to add your own music to Apple Music or add songs from Apple Music to your library, you can follow the above method. Besides, don't forget to collect this guide. But if you want to keep Apple Music tracks forever, then you had better download Apple Music tracks with TuneFab Apple Music Converter.


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