2 Ways to Play Apple Music on Sonos without subscription

If you have Apple Music subscription, it's easy to listen to Apple Music on Sonos. Just use Sonos Controller app, Alexa app or Aprplay .

Here we will show you 2 ways to listen to Apple Music songs on Sonos after you cancel Apple Music subscription . All you need to do is download Apple Music to mp3 first when you have Apple Music subscription.

Option 1 Use AirPlay

If your Sonos device is Airplay 2 compatible, you can airplay music stored on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV.

Airplay audio to Sonos from iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

1. Play music on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

2. Open Control Center. Press and hold the audio card in the upper-right corner, then tap Airplay .

3. Tap your Sonos.

AirPlay audio from your Mac

1. Make sure that your Mac and speaker are on the same Wi-Fi or ethernet network.

2. Go to Apple menu  > System Preferences > Sound.

3. Select your Sonos Under Output. If the option Show volume in menu bar is checked, then you can quickly change the audio output by clicking Volume in the menu bar.

Option 2 Sonos supports streaming your local music

Sonos makes it easy to stream your music library from any computer or network-attached storage (NAS ) device on your network throughout your home. You can add up to 65,000 tracks.

Before you begin, make sure you download the Sonos Desktop Controller App for Mac or PC and install it on the computer that contains your music library files.

  1. From the “Manage” menu, select “Music Library Settings”.
  2. Click + (plus) on a Mac, or “Add” if you are using a PC.
  3. Select the folder that contains the download mp3 Apple Music songs.
  4. Type in your computer's password if prompted and follow the on-screen instructions to complete adding your music library. Depending on the size of your music library it may take up to 15 minutes to index.

No matter which option you choose, Apple Music Songs you downloaded with Apple Music subscription can't be played since they are DRM protected. You need to download Apple Music to mp3 first. Here we will show you how to download Apple Music songs to mp3.

Ondesoft iTunes Converter is such an Apple Music to mp3 converter that allows you to download Apple Music songs to mp3, m4a, etc. with 100% original quality. Follow below steps and learn how to download Apple Music to mp3.

1. Launch Ondesoft iTunes Converter

Download, install and run Ondesoft iTunes Converter on your Mac or Windows. It will load the whole iTunes library automatically. Add Apple Music songs, albums or playlists you want to convert to mp3 to the Library.

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2. Check Apple Music songs

If you added Apple Music songs/albums to Library, click Music on the left side and find your songs. Click the top checkbox if you want to select all songs in the playlist.

Apple Music to mp3

If you add playlist to Library, click the playlist name on the left side and all songs in the playlist will be shown on the right side. Check all of them or any one you want to convert.

Apple Music to mp3

3. Start to Convert

Click Convert button to start converting selected Apple Music M4P songs to MP3.

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Click Explore Output File to quickly locate the mp3 songs. Now you can airplay them to Sonos or upload to Sonos Desktop Controller App.

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

If you want to convert Spotify to MP3 , try Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter .

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