How to set Apple Music Songs as alarm sound on your iPhone/Android

In addition to communication and entertainment functions, smartphone also plays the role of alarm clock. Many people use the clock function on their phone as an alarm clock. Most smartphones come with a clock app that includes programmable alarms and other features, and more alarm apps are available to download as well. Alarm Clock on your iPhone/Android not only provides default alarm sounds, but also allows you to set any song in your ‌Phone‌'s music library as an alarm to wake you from your slumber.

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Part 1 Set Apple Music song as alarm sound on iPhone
Part 2 Set Apple Music song as alarm sound on Android

Part 1 Set Apple Music song as alarm sound on iPhone

Each alarm can be customized further by changing the alarm sound, labeling the alarm, and setting it to repeat on certain days of the week. 

If you have subscribed to Apple Music, you can choose any songs from its over 100 million strong music catalog as alarm sound as you as you have the song added to your library and downloaded. Currently, this feature is for iPhone/iPad only.

Here’s how you can use Apple Music as an alarm on iPhone/iPad:

1. Open Apple Music, find the song you want to set as alarm sound, add it to your library and then download it. If the song is already in your library and downloaded, go to step 2.

2.  Launch the native Clock app on your ‌iPhone‌ and then tap the Alarm tab at the bottom of the screen. Edit the existing alarm or add a new one. Tap Sound - Pick a song, search the song that you downloaded to your music library or find it from below list.

3. Tap Back - Save. That's it! The song you select will be played whenever the alarm is set to go off.

You can use Apple Music songs as alarm sound directly, however you can't use the songs as ringtone directly, check here for the workaround.

Part 2 Set Apple Music song as alarm sound on Android

Unlike iPhone, you can't set Apple Music song as alarm sound on Android directly. However, you can download Apple Music songs to mp3 and sync them to Android, then you can set the song as alarm sound.

To convert DRM protected Apple Music songs to mp3, all you need is Ondesoft iTunes Converter . Available on Mac and Windows, it allows you to quickly download any Apple Music songs to DRM-free mp3, m4a, etc. with 100% original quality and all ID3 tags.

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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6. Set an alarm

Tap Clock - Alarm. Edit a current alarm or add a new one. Tap Sound - Music on device to choose the Apple Music song and set it as alarm sound.

Operation varies on different Android phones.

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