One of the best things about Apple products is Apple Music. It’s a music and video streaming application developed by Apple, so music-lovers like me can enjoy good music from our favorite artists anytime, anywhere.
Many of you want to know – can you listen to Apple Music offline?
Good music is like food for our ears. Most of us listen to music every single day! Apple Music has a wide library of songs ranging from classic songs to modern ones.
So, it’s a major plus that we can listen to Apple Music anytime we want – even when we’re offline!
After thorough research, I have come up with the perfect guide for how to enjoy Apple Music while offline. So, for all you music lovers out there, your life is about to get a whole lot better.
First, let’s do a little refresher on the common ways to listen to Apple Music. Let us begin!
How To Listen To Apple Music
Import Songs To iTunes Library From Mac
Importing songs to your iTunes library is relatively easy and costs nothing. This method is applicable if you have already a bunch of downloaded songs from the internet.
Step 1: Launch iTunes
Step 2: Click on ‘File’
Step 3: Add To Library
Then, select the already downloaded songs from the internet and click ‘Open’. You will be able to locate the imported songs in ‘My Library’ in your iTunes.
If you want to listen to these songs on your iPhone or iPad, make sure your devices are synced to your Mac so the contents from your iTunes can be managed.
Sync Songs To iTunes Library From Windows PC To iPhone/iPad
Although developed by Apple, this application can still be used by Windows users. Here are the steps for importing previously downloaded songs to the iTunes library on your Windows PC.
Import songs from Windows PC to iTunes
If you have already downloaded songs from the internet, all you have to do is copy them to iTunes so they will be ready to sync. Below is the complete guide.
Step 1: Launch iTunes
Step 2: Select ‘File’
Step 3: Click on ‘Add Folder to Library’
Be sure you know where the songs are located on your PC.
Step 4: Click on ‘Select Folder’
By doing this, all the songs that are stored in that folder will be copied to the iTunes library. Enjoy!
Syncing Songs From iTunes PC To Device
Step 1: Connect your iPhone/iPad to PC
Step 2: Select ‘Trust’
This is necessary for your PC to read and manage the contents of the device.
Step 3: Launch iTunes on PC
Step 4: Select The iPhone/iPad Icon
You will know that the device was read and connected to iTunes when you see the device icon in the upper right section of iTunes. Click on it to go to the device’s settings.
Step 5: Click on ‘Manually Manage Music and Videos’
Mind you, there are a lot of ways to sync songs to your iPhone. By selecting this setting, you will be able to sync songs from your PC to your iPhone without having to worry about losing the old contents of your device.
For that reason, this setting is the most commonly recommended.
If you want to sync the entire music library to your iPhone/iPad, select on ‘Entire Music Library’.
Step 6: Go To iTunes Library
Step 7: Select Desired Songs and Drag it To The ‘Devices’ Section
With a few clicks, you can then enjoy your favorite songs. Locate your recently synced songs in Music, it’s as easy as that!
Purchasing Songs in The iTunes Store
The methods mentioned above cost you absolutely nothing, but please be aware that this one will. The positive thing about this though: you will never lose the songs as this will all be stored in your Apple ID.
All will be available as long as you log-in your Apple ID to any Apple music devices.
Step 1: Go To iTunes
Step 2: Click on ‘Store’
Step 3: Purchase Any Desired Song or Album
After purchasing the songs or albums from your favorite artists and genres, you can now enjoy and sing along to them!
Can You Listen To Apple Music Offline?
There are a few ways to listen to songs offline. There are just a few tweaks that you need to make, that I will gladly share with you.
The steps for how to make Apple Music available offline is the same for iPhones and Mac computers.
Apple Music Available Offline on Macs, iPhones, and iPads
Step 1: Go To The Purchased Song/Album
Step 2: Click on The Three Dots
Step 3: Select The Plus Icon
By doing so, the song/album will be added to your local library.
Step 4: Go To Library
Step 5: Click on The Recently Added Song/Album
Step 6: Click on The Three Dots
You will then be prompted with a few selections.
Step 7: Press ‘Make Available Offline’
The song/album will start downloading and will be available to stream while offline!
Now You Can Sing Along To Your Favorite Songs, Even Without Internet!
And there you have it, an easy guide so you can listen to your favorite songs offline in Apple Music. There’s always a song that is perfect for every mood, emotion and day. And thanks to this trick, you can enjoy them no matter where you are.
Did you find this guide useful? What songs are you currently listening to? Tell us your thoughts in the comment section below!