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How to Listen to Apple Music Songs Offline

By Laura Barnes

September 26, 2017

As one of the largest music streaming services, Apple Music has provided its high quality service for more than 27 millions users in the whole world for more than 100 countries. As for more convenient music streaming, a majority of people would consider to listen to Apple Music offline, especially when you are on the flight, or some places which have bad network environment. How can we do that?


Part 1. Listen to Apple Music Songs Offline Inside the Apple Music Program

The simplest way to listen to Apple Music songs offline is to download the songs from Apple Music directly to keep them in your Music Library.

Step 1. Find the albums or songs you like in Apple Music

Step 2. Click on the albums or songs you find, and tap "…" under the title

Step 3. Click on "Download" to download the songs, then the songs would save your playlist

Listen to Apple Music Songs Offline

As you can see from the pic, after downloading the songs from Apple Music, I am able to play it inside Apple Music app even with the Airplane Mode on.

Part 2. Keep Apple Music Songs Playable Offline on Unauthorized Devices

The above solution is provided for those who keep subscribing Apple Music and play the songs on authorized devices. As for some users who want to keep Apple Music also playable offline on other non-Apple devices such as Android phones, Windows phones, etc., you need a third-party program to help you.

Reason for Failing to Transfer Apple Music songs

The main reason for failing to transfer Apple Music songs to other non-Apple devices or media players refers to the FairPlay DRM protection of Apple Music. FairPlay DRM stands for an advanced technology mean developed by Apple Inc, and is used to protect the copyright of digital contents. Under Apple's FairPlay DRM encryption, the songs fail to be replicated or transferred to other devices which haven't been authorized by the Apple ID which has subscribed Apple Music.

Therefore, if you want to save your Apple Music songs to some non-Apple devices, you need to remove DRM from them. TuneFab Apple Music Converter would be a great choice for you to overcome the DRM encryption. Three points can be best used to describe TuneFab Apple Music Converter - high-efficiency, guaranteed-quality, and its free trial version.

• Bypass DRM from Apple Music Songs;

• Convert Apple Music songs to the format of MP3, AC3, M4A, FLAC;

• High-effiency and good quapty;

• Conversion speed can be up to 16x;

Follow the steps below to remove DRM from Apple Music songs successfully.

Step 1. Download and install TuneFab Apple Music Converter

There are both Windows and Mac version for you to choose. Download the right version of TuneFab Apple Music Converter to your PC.

Launch TuneFab Apple Music Converter

Step 2. Select the DRM-encrypted Apple Music songs

When you run TuneFab Apple Music Converter, you would find that the program would automatically connect with your latest iTunes. You can get your Apple Music lists from TuneFab Apple Music Converter directly in "Music" of "Playlists". Tick the little box in front of the titles of songs to select the music.

Select M4P File

Step 3. Pre-settings

In Output Settings, you can select the output format and folder of the target Apple Music songs. Also, you are able to amend the bit rate, codec, sample rate, channels here.

Choose MP3 as Output Format

In General Settings in "Options", you can select the conversion speed from 1x to 16x according to your need. It would save much of your time. Convert M4P to MP3

Step 4. Click on "Convert"

The last step is to click on the "Convert" button to start removing DRM from Apple Music songs. The conversion would be finished in few minutes. Then you can get the DRM-free Apple Music by clicking on "Explore Output Files".

Convert M4P to MP3

After you get the DRM-free Apple Music songs, you can transfer them to any devices and listen to them offline on any media players. Comparing to the first method to play Apple Music offline, removing DRM from Apple Music songs would keep the songs playable offline outside Apple Music and even when your Apple Music membership is expired. TuneFab Apple Music Converter really does a good job to help Apple Music songs get rid of many limitations.

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