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How to Play Apple Music On Chromebook

Linda Shaw | August 16, 2019 | License plans: 1 month $14.95, 3 months $29.95 & more | Buy Windows Version | Buy macOS Version


Since the first release in 2012, Chromebook has received a lot of attention. The Chromebook is powered by Google's self-developed platform: Chrome OS. With the development of Chrome OS in recent years, more and more people choose to buy a Chromebook for work and study. Indeed, because of its relatively low price, nice performance, absolutely long battery life and excellent design, Chromebook attracts a lot of buyers, including many Apple fan and users. Meanwhile, more and more people have the idea of enjoying Apple Music on their Chromebook. So, what are the current ways to achieve this idea? This article will show you some ways to play Apple Music on Chromebook.

Play Apple Music on Chromebook

Common Methods to Play Apple Music Songs on Chromebook

1. Install Apple Music for Android app from Google Play

Right this year, Apple Music officially released a new version of Apple Music for Android, which can be compatible with Chrome OS. Users can download and install it from Google Play Store. Once Apple Music for Android is installed, just launch and enjoy streaming music on it like you did when using Apple Music on Android phones or iPhones. It's free, but you will need a subscription which costs $9.99 per month.

2. Stream Apple Music through the web player

Although Apple Music did not release any official web player, some users found that they can play the full version of Apple Music songs on the Apple Music marketing tools page. You only need to log in with your Apple ID.

Apple Music Marketing Tools

When you open the website, search for any song in the search bar, click to play it and the web page will automatically jump to the preview playback interface and you can login via Apple ID. For now, you can enjoy the full version of Apple Music songs through this "web player".

3. Convert Apple Music tracks for Chromebook

This is the best way for listening to Apple Music songs offline on Chromebook once and for all.

As everyone knows, Apple Music songs are all encrypted in M4P with multimedia encryption, it means Apple Music is an exception while Chromebook can play almost all music files like WAV, FLAC, M4A, MP3, OGG files. In other words, you need to download and convert before you can enjoy Apple Music offline on Chromebook. And please allow us to recommend a perfect Apple Music converter to you: TuneMobie Apple Music Converter.

Here are the reasons why we highly recommend you to choose TuneMobie Apple Music Converter.

  • Convert Apple Music songs to MP3, M4A, AAC, etc. for offline listening on Chromebook.
  • Keep 100% original audio quality after conversion for extremely hearing enjoyment.
  • Perfect compatible with latest Windows 10, Catalina and iTunes.
  • Keep all the ID tags like song title, artist, album, composer, track number, etc. in output files.
  • Convert at 16X faster speed on Windows and almost every Mac OS.

Simple Guides to Convert Apple Music Songs

Step 1: Launch TuneMobie Apple Music Converter

Windows users can launch TuneMobie Apple Music Converter from Start menu or double-click the desk icon. Mac users can launch the program from launchpad or Application folder. On both of these two OS, once the converter is launched, iTunes or Music app (on macOS 10.15 Catalina or later) launched at the same time.

In the following steps, we will use the Windows version as example.

The entire iTunes library will be listed in the left panel.

TuneMobie Apple Music Converter interface

Step 2: Choose Apple Music tracks

Click to choose a playlist from the left panel and all the songs in it will be listed. Since TuneMobie Apple Music Converter supports batch conversion, you can select all the songs you want to convert at one time. You are also allowed to locate tracks with the built-in search-box.

Step 3: Choose output format

Select FLAC, M4A, MP3 if you want to play Apple Music songs on Chromebook.

Choose Apple Music conversion output format

Step 4: Start converting Apple Music to the target output formant

Simply click "Convert" button to start the conversion and it will be finished very soon. Once the conversion is done, you can locate the converted tracks by clicking the "Open output file" button.

Converting Apple Music to MP3

Transfer Apple Music to Chromebook for Offline Listening

Now it is time to transfer the converted tracks to Chromebook.

You need a USB flash drive and move the converted tracks in it first, and then connect the USB flash drive to your Chromebook.

If the Internet service is available, you can simply drag the music to Chromebook and log in your Google Play account on browser, go to "Music" panel, and then upload all the converted songs to Google Play Music.

But if the Internet service is not available, you can also simply copy and paste converted Apple Music songs to the internal storage of Chromebook. And at any time that you want to enjoy Apple Music songs offline, just log in your Chromebook and click "Files" app to locate the songs.

As Chromebooks become more and more popular, users are increasingly demanding to enjoy music. Apple Music may update and improve Apple Music for Android apps compatible with Chromebook in the future so that more people can experience Apple Music on Chromebook. But for now, using music converters to transfer converted Apple Music to a Chromebook is the best way for offline listening. This is one of the reasons we strongly recommend you use TuneMobie Apple Music Converter as well.

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