How to play Apple Music on Microsoft Lumia?

I have subscribed to Apple Music on my Windows laptop. Is there any chance I can enjoy Apple Music on my Microsoft Lumia 640 with Windows Phone 8.1?

play Apple Music on Microsoft Lumia

Unfortunately, you can't access Apple Music on Windows phones such as Microsoft Lumia. Apple Music is only supported on these devices:

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 8.4 or later, Apple Watch(Update from a paired iPhone), Apple TV(4th generation) or later, CarPlay, Sonos
  • iTunes for Mac or Windows 12.2 or later
  • Android phones with Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) or later

What about downloading Apple Music songs on Windows and then transfer to Microsoft Lumia 640? Well, the fact is that Apple Music songs are in DRM protected M4P format which is not supported by Windows phone media players. However, if you can remove DRM from Apple Music songs and convert Apple Music to MP3 , you can then play them on Microsoft Lumia. All you need is an Apple Music DRM removal tool .

Here we will introduce you a powerful Apple Music converter - Ondesoft iTunes Converter, which allows you to easily remove DRM from Apple Music songs and convert Apple Music to MP3 without downloading. It is available on Mac and Windows.

Steps to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3 and play on Microsoft Lumia

1. Launch Ondesoft iTunes Converter

Download , install and run Ondesoft iTunes Converter on your Mac or Windows. Here we will use Windows version as example. It automatically loads your iTunes library on the interface. Check the songs you want to play on Microsoft Lumia.

Apple Music converter for Windows

Make sure you have added Apple Music song, album or playlist to your iTunes Library first, but you don't need to download them.

Apple Music on Windows

2. Configure output settings

In Output Settings field, choose output format. This Apple Music converter also supports MP3, M4A, AC3, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA as output format.

For each output format, Apple Music converter provides 3 profile settings: High, Normal and Low with different Bitrate, SampleRate and channels. You can also customize the value on the right side as you like.

mp3 profile settings

Output mp3 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 mp3 filename format if you like. Then all output songs will be in this filename format.

song name format

3. Click Convert button

Click Convert button to start removing DRM from selected Apple Music songs and output DRM-free songs. Ondesoft iTunes Converter works at 16X speed. After conversion, click Explore Save File to quickly locate the DRM-free songs. Now you can transfer them to your Microsoft Lumia for playback.

convert Apple Music to MP3

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

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Features of Ondesoft Apple Music Converter:

Provide better user experience
Display your iTunes Library and output settings on the user-friendly interface. There is no need to download the tracks, playlists or albums if your internet connection is fast enough . Just add Apple Music tracks, playlists or albums to iTunes library. Apple Music to MP3 converter will automatically load and show them on the interface.

Customize profile settings
Apple Music to MP3 converter allows you to customize Codec, Bitrate, Sample rate and Channels of the output song. You can also save them as custom profile for future use.

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 with name, artist and album.

Customize song name format
Output song 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.

Apple Music Converter

Apple Music Converter
Convert Apple Music, iTunes music, audiobooks, Audible audiobooks to MP3, M4A, etc.

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