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How to Transfer Apple Music to SD Card

By Tony Moton

January 13, 2018

There are lots of platitudes thrown at how to convert Apple Music to MP3 players, or how to stream them to Roku, Chromecast, or unlock them for burning to DVD. Maybe somebody also wants to know how to save Apple Music to SD card to release the storage on Android phones or iPhone. There are different solutions. Obviously, since Apple Music's update last year, Android users have gained the ability to download tracks to an SD card, allowing users to store more of their chosen beats and enjoy Apple Music on Android offline. Let's see how effortless to do so.


Part 1. Save Apple Music to SD Card (For Android User)

Step 1. Launch Apple Music and tap menu icon in the upper left corner > click on "Settings".

Step 2. Click "Download Location" option below the "Download on Wi-Fi", then click "Yes" on the pop-up window to select SD card from the list you want to save.

Step 3. Accept the prompt when asked if you want to move all of your currently downloaded music, along with any future music to your SD card.

Save Apple Music to SD Card Android

This improvement made on Apple Music on Android can be considered as a breakthrough. It is possible for Android users to enjoy Apple Music on Android offline and save more space from storing songs.

Part 2. Transfer Apple Music to SD Card (Universally Applied)

However, transferring Apple Music songs to SD card from iPhone is not as simple as an Android phone.

Based on the Apple's FairPlay DRM, the Apple Music songs are accessible only when your Apple Music membership is valid. You can only enjoy Apple Music on up to 5 Apple devices which have authorized by the one Apple Account that has subscribed to Apple Music Membership. If you don't want to play them on Apple devices, and try to transfer the offline music to other audio players or any computers, you need to convert Apple Music tracks to plain MP3 or AAC.

Therefore, you will need a professional program to bypass the limitations. TuneFab Apple Music Converter is an easy-to-handle program to convert protected Apple Music files, encrypted audiobooks, iTunes playlists with high-quality and full information preserved. You can also speed up the process up to 16X. What's more, you can save metadata tags for MP3, M4A files.

View the YouTube tutorial to get how to use TuneFab Apple Music Converter. Words expression is also provided below.

Step 1. Install TuneFab Apple Music Converter on PC

You need to connect iPhone to the computer and sync them to iTunes. Then download the program to your computer and launch it. iTunes playlists will be automatically copied to the program.

Launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Step 2. Select Files You Want

Choose files from the main interface. You can directly search files from the searching box. Or go to Playlists > Music and you can find the playlist in your iTunes Library directly. Because TuneFab Apple Music Converter can detect iTunes Library and catch the playlist, you are able to select directly in the converter.

Select M4P File

Step 3. Set MP3 as Output Format

At the bottom of the interface, you can see "Output Settings" choice > click "Output Format" > choose "MP3" as the converted format.Or you can select other formats according to your need.

Choose MP3 as Output Format

Step 4. Start Conversion and Transfer File to SD Card

Press "Convert" button at the top menu bar to run converting Apple Music to MP3.

Convert M4P to MP3

Then you can connect your SD card to your PC with built-in SD card reader. If not, insert an external SD card reader to help.Open the document you save your converted Apple Music songs, copy all and paste them into SD card. Then eject it, finished.

Finally, after moving Apple Music items to SD card, you can successfully free up storage on your phone and play Apple Music anywhere you like.TuneFab Apple Music Converter is helpful for people to remove protection from Apple Music and a good experience it will provide to us. Let's have a try.

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