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How to Create and Share Collaborative Playlist on Apple Music

By Claire Wilson

October 17, 2018

Apple Music is one of the most popular streaming music services, with which you are able to access more than 4.5 million songs. To manage so many songs, you'd better make playlists on Apple Music so that the tracks will be classified in accordance with their features. Besides, after generate Apple Music playlists, sharing them with friends and family is cool as well. This post will tell you how to create and share collaborative playlist on Apple Music. Furthermore, we also provide you with a handy method to download Apple Music playlists for offline streaming without subscribing to it. If you want to transfer Apple Music between your iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, and iPod, then you are on the right page, just read ahead!


Part 1. How to Create and Share Apple Music Collaborative Playlist

Before sharing playlist on Apple Music, we need to generate one first. In this part, you will know how to make Apple Music playlists in detail and share them to your friends and family. Let's move on.

How to Create Apple Music Collaborative Playlist

Step 1. Making the Collaborative Playlist

#1. Launch Apple Music on your iPhone, and then tap on "My Music" at the bottom you'll see the thumbnails of "Recently Added Playlists". From these lists, you are able to see:

• "Apple Music Playlists" that you've followed

• "My Playlists" that you have created on your own

• "Show Music Available Offline" which will show you those songs saved on your iPhone 6/6s/7/7P/8/X.

Apple Music My Music

#2. To create a playlist, tap the "New" button at the upper right corner. Give your playlist a name, description, and cover image. If you can't find any appropriate image at that time, just leave it alone, it will auto-generate one from all the songs you added into it.

Step 2. Adding Songs

Now you have made a new playlist on Apple Music, there are two options for you to add songs to the playlist.

#1. Go to the new playlist, tap the green plus button to add the songs that you want to put into this newly created playlist.

#2. The other way is to browse songs first, and then tap the three-dot icon at the right of the songs to bring up a new list, choose "Add to a Playlist…", after which tap the playlist you generated just now.

Add Songs

How to Share Apple Music Playlist

After you have added all songs that you want to put into the new playlist, you are free to share the wonderful playlist to your friends and family. Follow the steps below to do so!

Step 1. Go to the playlist that you want to share, click three-dot icon at the upper right part, a list will appear.

Step 2. Tap on "Share Playlist" then you are free to choose the target platform and person. Message, E-mail, Twitter, etc. are available for you.

Share a Playlist on Apple Music

Part 2. How to Download Apple Music Playlist

After the guide provided above, you're free to create playlist on Apple Music and share the collaborative playlist to others. However, once your subscription to Apple Music is overdue, or you are only a free user, then play the songs you collected goes beyond your reach if you want to play them offline. If you want to keep your Apple Music playlist for good, you need to remove Apple Music DRM first.

Fortunately, TuneFab Apple Music Converter enables you to download and convert Apple Music to DRM-free format such as MP3, AC3, M4A, M4R, FLAC, MKA, AU, AC3, etc. Apart from unlocking DRM, TuneFab Apple Music Converter also provides you with a fast conversion speed up to 16X, which will save you lots of time if you download Apple Music Playlists. To make long story short, let's go to the operation directly. Before we get started, please download TuneFab Apple Music Converter from the button below.

Step 1. Install and Launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Follow the instruction to install TuneFab Apple Music Converter on your computer. Before you launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter, please make sure that you have install the latest version of iTunes on your computer. Once you launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter, iTunes will be activated simultaneously. Now launch the program, the main interface will be on your screen.

Main Interface

Step 2. Refresh iTunes Library

To reassure the process will go smoothly, click the "Refresh" button at the top of the program so the all songs, videos, and podcasts will be loaded on the left of the main interface.

Step 3. Select Apple Music Playlist

Go to the playlist that you want to download and convert, click it to unfold the songs in it, then select all the songs by checking the "Select All" checkbox.

Select Apple Music Playlist

Step 4. Adjust Output Settings

Click the "Output Settings" option at the lower part of the interface. There are two major options you need to adjust.

#1. Output Format

Choose "MP3" as the output format. Of course, you can convert Apple Music to other formats like M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R, and MKA.

#2. Output Folder

Click "…" at the end of the "Output Folder" option to browse an appropriate path to store the converted Apple Music.

Output Settings

Step 5. Adjust Conversion Speed

Click the "Options" button and go to "Preferences" if you want to change the conversion speed. Drag to adjust the speed which is up to 16X.

Change Conversion Speed

Step 6. Convert Apple Music Playlist to MP3

After all these settings, click "Convert" to start the process. Just wait a minute to have the conversion finished.

SConvert Apple Music Playlist

Part 3. Bonus: How to Sync Apple Music to iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

Here we are going to show you how to sync Apple Music without iTunes. Transfer Apple Music from iOS device to iOS device, or to each other between iOS device and computer, TuneFab WeTrans can finish the task better than you expect. It is a professional transferring tool for music, video, photo, contact, message, etc. If you want to sync some Apple Music playlists from iPhone to other iOS devices, TuneFab WeTrans will offer you a hand without erasing the music data on the target iOS devices.

step 1. Follow the steps of Part 2 to download Apple Music to MP3 on your computer.

Note: TuneFab WeTrans can't remove DRM of Apple Music, therefore, you have to convert Apple Music to DRM-free format first through TuneFab Apple Music Converter. Once the DRM is unlocked, then TuneFab WeTrans will move the songs to other iOS devices.

Step 2. Install and launch TuneFab WeTrans.

Step 3. Connect the source iPhone and the target iOS device to computer.

Connect iPhone to PC

Step 4. Choose songs to transfer.

Choose Songs to Transfer

Step 5. Transfer the songs to the target iOS device.


Have you got the method that how to create and share playlist on Apple Music? If you follow the steps provided from the contents, then you must get a satisfactory outcome. After generate Apple Music playlist, you can also download Apple Music playlist to MP3, which can be moved to and played on any devices that you like. So, just follow us and make yourself a unique playlist and better experience on Apple Music!

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