How to fix Apple Music not downloading songs on iPhone?

Sometimes you may encounter the issue that your songs and albums won't download.This may be caused by connection issues, or lack of space on your device. Apple may suggest you closing the app, restarting your iPhone or iPad and checking your Apple Music subscription . You also need to note that if a song is marked by a cloud with a slash mark through it unlike a cloud with an arrow it means it can't be downloaded at all.

What to do if your music won't download on Apple Music?

1. Check the storage space on your iPhone or iPad

Make sure you are not out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad.

1. Open Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, if you see an alert "iPhone Storage Full",tap it and then "Manage Storage" on the next page.

2. Delete downloaded videos and large attachments, or offloading apps according to the recommendations to get more space.

If you don't see the alert "iPhone Storage Full", scroll down to the Music tab in Settings.

1. Scroll to the bottom and tap "Optimize Storage."

2. Turn on storage optimization by toggling on the switch.This will automatically remove music that you haven't played in awhile, which will make room for new music.

2. Check your iCloud and Music settings

1. Open the Settings app on your device.

2. Scroll down to the "Music" tab and tap to open it.

3. Make sure that "Show Apple Music," "Add Playlist Songs," "Sync Library," and "Cellular Data" are toggled on. If all of them are already on, turn them off and wait a few moments, then turn them back on.

3. Check your internet connection

To download songs, you'd better connect to Wi-fi.

How to download Apple Music to mp3?

Besides downloading apple music songs to iphone, you can also download them to mp3 so that you can listen to them on any device. All you need is a professional Apple Music to mp3 converter - Ondesoft iTunes Converter .

Download, install and run Ondesoft iTunes Converter on your Mac or Windows. It will load the iTunes library including Apple Music songs, playlists automatically. Click Music on the left, check the songs you want to remove DRM from. Search songs you want on the top right corner of the interface.

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Click any Apple Music playlist name on the left, all songs in the playlist will be displayed on the right side. Check the Apple Music songs you want to convert to MP3. Click the top checkbox if you want to select all songs in the playlist.

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2. Configure output settings

Ondesoft Apple Music Converter supports converting Apple Music M4P songs to MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA. Choose the output format you like.

For each output format, Apple Music converter provides different profile settings: High, Normal and Low with different Bitrate, SampleRate and channels combinations. You can also customize the value as you like.

Output filename can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID, such as Artist - Album - Track - Title.mp3. Click Options on the menu bar to open Preferences and customize output filename format if you like.

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3. Click Start Convert to remove DRM from selected Apple Music songs.

During converting, iTunes plays the Apple Music tracks in the background (muted), so you'd better not using iTunes before conversion is finished.

convert Apple Music to MP3 for Android

After conversion, you can transfer and play the DRM-free Apple Music songs on any Android tablet you want.

Free trial version allows you to convert 3 minutes of each song, to get the full version, please purchase a license.

Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:

Automatically synchronize with iTunes Library
Just add Apple Music tracks, playlists or albums to iTunes Library. Apple Music Converter will automatically load and show them on the interface. There is no need to download the tracks, playlists or albums if your internet connection is fast enough .

Customize profile settings
Apple Music allows you to customize Bitrate, Sample rate and Channels of the output song.

Fast Conversion Speed
The conversion speed can be as fast as 16X and you are free to set it as you desired.

Search Function
The powerful search function enables you to quickly find Apple Music tracks you need according to name, artist and album.

Customize file name format
Output file name can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID and you are free to customize it as you like.

Save ID tags
ID tags such as song name, Artist name, Album, Album artist, Genre and Artwork will be saved to the output MP3 and M4A files.

Batch conversion
Batch conversion allows you to convert as many Apple Music tracks as you want at a time.

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