How to Cast Apple Music to Chromecast?

  • Apple Music has finally added Google Chromecast support to its Android app
  • Make sure your smartphone or tablet with the Apple Music app are on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.

Apple Music has finally added Google Chromecast support to its Android app, which means you can now cast your favorite songs to your Google Home speaker, Android TV, or any other Chromecast-enabled device you might have.

Part 1 How to cast Apple Music to Chromecast on Android
Part 2 Cast Apple Music to Chromecast without subscription

Part 1 Cast Apple Music to Chromecast with Android devices and Chromebooks

To cast Apple Music to Chromecast, you need an Android phone or tablet with Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later, or a Chromebook that supports Android apps, as well a a compatible Chromecast device, like the Google Home or the Google Home Mini .

  1. Make sure that your Android device and Chromecast device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open Apple Music and start playback.
  3. Tap the song that's playing at the bottom of your screen to open Now Playing.
  4. Tap the Cast button .
  5. Tap your Chromecast device.

Apparently this requires Apple Music subscription. Apple Music is free to try on iOS and Android and offers access to over 50 million songs alongside your existing iTunes library. After the trial is over it costs $10.99/month for an individual, $16.99/month for a family plan, or $5.99/month if you qualify as a student. If you download Apple Music songs to mp3 before cancelling the free trial or subscription, you then still cast the songs to Chromecast after Apple Music subscription. All you need to do is upload Apple Music songs to Google Play Music, which is free and chromecast compatible. But how to download Apple Music songs to mp3 and upload to Google Play Music?

Part 2 Cast Apple Music to Chromecast without subscription

This tutorial will show you how to remove Apple Music DRM and convert Apple Music to MP3 with Ondesoft iTunes Converter, so you can save the Apple Music songs and chromecast them even after cancelling Apple Music subscription.

Steps to convert Apple Music to MP3 on Mac/Windows

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

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

Apple Music Converter


2. Sign in your Apple Music account

Click the Sign in button and enter your Apple ID.

Apple Music Converter


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.

apple music format


4. Select music

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

Apple Music Converter

Click Add songs.

Apple Music Converter


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.

Apple Music Converter

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

Apple Music Converter


After getting the DRM-free Apple Music songs, upload them to Google Play Music. There are 2 ways: Google Play Music for Chrome or Music Manager .

After upload Apple Music songs to Google Play Music, you can now cast them to Chromecast from computer, Andorid or iPhone/iPad.

On your computer

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Though not required, we recommend you pin the Cast button to your Chrome toolbar.
  3. Connect your computer and Chromecast device to the same wireless network.
  4. Go to Google Play Music ( play.google.com/music ) using Chrome.
  5. Click a song, album, or playlist.
  6. Click Play .
  7. At the bottom of the screen next to the playback controls, click the Cast button.
  8. Under "Cast to," select your Chromecast from the device list.

On iPhone or iPad

  1. Connect your phone or tablet and Chromecast to the same wireless network.
  2. Open the Google Play Music app.
  3. Tap the Cast button.
  4. Select your Chromecast device from the device list.
  5. Select a song, album, or playlist.
  6. Tap Play .

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