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How to stream Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV Stick?

Updated on Nov.19, 2021

Beisdes the 4K resolution for movies, Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is also great for listening to music. Here we will show you how to play Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV.

Apple Music app is not available on Amazon Fire TV stick, but you can still stream Apple Music on it, as long as your Fire TV stick is Alexa-enabled and you are in below countries.

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Step 1 Link Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa

If you only have one Fire TV device registered to your account, Alexa should complete the linking process automatically. Just say a request that includes your Fire TV to your Alexa device to complete pairing.

If you have more than one Fire TV device, you'll need to use the Alexa app to pair your devices:

  1. Go to the menu and select Settings .
  2. Go to TV & Video and select Fire TV .
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Select Link Devices to confirm your selection.

Step 2 Link Apple Music with Alexa

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app on your mobile device.
  2. In the lower-right corner, tap More.
  3. Tap Skills & Games.
  4. In the upper-right corner, tap the search field, then enter Apple Music.
  5. Tap ENABLE TO USE.
  6. Tap Settings.
  7. Tap Link Account.
  8. Follow the instructions to sign in with your Apple ID. You can get help to sign in using two-factor authentication. Linked music services are listed under Manage Services.

Step 3 Play Apple Music on Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

You can now use Alexa to stream Apple Music on your Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K. Hold down the microphone icon on the Alexa Voice Remote and ask for the song, album, artist, or other item you want to hear. Say something like "Alexa, play Chill radio on Apple Music," or "Alexa, play Ariana Grande on Apple Music." You can also use the Alexa app directly.

Tip: Set up Apple Music as your default music service on Alexa if you don’t want to say “on Apple Music” each time you ask Alexa to play something. Here are the steps:

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app, then tap the menu button Menu button in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Music.
  4. Under Account Settings, tap Default Services.
  5. Tap Apple Music.

Note: Apple Music for Alexa is available only in Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, and United States. If you are out of above countries, you can't use Alexa to play Apple Music on Fire TV Stick. You can also refer to this method: Download and convert Apple Music songs to MP3, and then play them on Fire TV Stick as local music.

Play Apple Music on Fire TV Stick 4K without Alexa

Fire TV Stick 4K has a micro USB port, you can use it to access songs stored on a USB drive if you use a USB OTG cable .

Since Fire TV supports playing local music, if you can download and save Apple Music to your local folder, then you don't need Apple Music subscription. Here we will show you how to download Apple Music songs to your local folder.

With Ondesoft Apple Music Converter , you can easily download any Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to your Mac and Windows in mp3, m4a, etc. format. Once you cancel Apple Music subscription , you can still listen to the songs anywhere you want, such as Fire TV.

Follow below steps and learn how to download Apple Music to MP3 with Ondesoft Apple Music Converter.

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

Download, install and launch Ondesoft Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows.

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2. Sign in your Apple Music account

Click the Sign in button and enter your Apple ID.

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3. Change output format(optional)

The default output format is lossless M4A. Ondesoft Apple Music Converter also supports converting Apple Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. You can also customize output file name with any combination of title, artist, album, playlist index and track ID.

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4. Select music

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose the playlist or album you want to convert.

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Click Add songs.

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5. Start Conversion

By default, all songs in the playlist/album will be checked. If there are songs you don't want to convert, please uncheck the box. Then click Convert button to start downloading songs to the format you choose.

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After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the downloaded songs.

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After downloading Apple Music songs to mp3, transfer them to the USB drive and insert it to your TV's USB port. You can still play the downloaded Apple Music songs even after cancelling Apple Music subscription.

Play locally stored music on your Fire TV Stick

You can use VLC for Fire or Kodi to play any music you have stored and accessible on your home network. For this to work, you will obviously need your audio to be accessible through your network on a shared folder. The rest is easy.

Setting up a shared music folder can be as simple as setting it up in Windows as a shared folder or by setting it up on a dedicated media server. Either way, the machine that has the music on it needs to be turned on and accessible on your network for the Fire TV to be able to see it and access the music on it.

If you want to use VLC:

  1. Install VLC media player and open it.
  2. Select Media and Open Folder.
  3. Navigate to your music folder from within the app and Select Folder.
  4. The contents of that folder should appear within VLC for Fire and be playable as long as they are in a supported audio format.

Using Kodi to play music on the Fire TV Stick:

  1. If you have Kodi installed on your Fire TV Stick, open the app.
  2. Select Music and then navigate to the shared folder containing your media.
  3. Select a track or album from the folder to play.

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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