How to play Apple Music on Xbox One?

With music streaming apps for Xbox One, you can listen to your favorite music and podcasts in the background while you game. Xbox One Store has plenty of Music Apps that work in the background while you enjoy your game, such as Pandora , iHeartRadio , Spotify , MyTube , SoundCloud , etc. However, Apple Music, one of the biggest players in the music streaming space, is yet to deliver a solution for gaming consoles . Can I download Apple Music app from the Microsoft Store on my Xbox One to listen during the game? Unfortunately the answer is no. Unlike Spotify, there is no Apple Music app for Xbox One .

So is there a solution to play Apple Music on Xbox One? The answer is yes. Besides music streaming apps, Xbox One also allows you to play media from a USB 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 removable drive. USB 1.0 and 2.0 drives will automatically be treated as media drives. If Media Player does not recognize the USB drive, see Troubleshoot external storage detection on Xbox One .

In this way, you can store Apple Music songs as well as all songs from iTunes library to USB drive and enjoy them on Xbox One. All you need to do is to download Apple Music songs to mp3 format , which is supported by Xbox One Media Player app. DRM protected M4P format is not compatible with Media Player app. The downloaded MP3 songs are still playable even after you cancel Apple Music subscription .

This article will show you how to remove Apple Music DRM and download Apple Music songs to mp3 to play them on Xbox One .

Step 1. Run Apple Music Converter

1. Download, install and run Apple Music Converter for Mac or Apple Music Converter for Windows .

Step 2. Check Apple Music songs

On the interface, you will see the entire iTunes library is automatically loaded. Apple Music converter can not only remove DRM from Apple Music songs, but also DRM protected songs purchased from iTunes Store before April, 2009 and Audiobooks from iTunes Store or Audible. Tick the Apple Music songs you want to remove DRM from.

Apple Music converter

Make sure Apple Music tracks, albums and playlists you want to remove DRM from have been added to iTunes Library. You don't need to download them.

Apple Music converter

Step 3. Click Convert button

Click Convert button to start DRM removal. Before that, you can choose output format from MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA. Customize output song bitrate, sample rate as you like. Metadata including Title, Artist, Album, Genre and Artwork will be preserved to output MP3/M4A songs. Apple Music Converter removes Apple Music DRM at 16X speed, so you will get DRM-free Apple Music songs soon.

Step 4 Play DRM-free Apple Music songs on Xbox One from external drive

1. Transfer the output DRM-free Apple Music songs to a USB drive.

2. Install the Media Player app from the Store. In Media Player, you’ll see your external USB drive. Select it, then choose songs to play.

The free trial version allows you to convert each song for 3 minutes. To remove the limitation, please purchase a license.

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