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How to Play Apple Music on Apple TV

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If you are among the 20 million people who subscribe to Apple Music and also own an Apple TV, you may had a problem like 'If I want to play Apple Music on Apple TV, what should we do', 'How can I get Apple Music on Apple TV?' Fortunately, this article focus on introducing the simplest and most effective methods to let you enjoy Apple Music songs on your Apple TV.

Apple TV is not a real TV. It is an alm-sized black plastic box that connects to your television set via an HDMI cable. Then it connects to your home wireless network and brings the magic of Internet video to your TV. There have been five different Apple TV models since the set-top box was released back in 2007.

Play Apple Music on Apple TV

Apple Music is a popular music streaming service. If you subscribe Apple Music, you can access all that music along with the popular Beats1 radio station, music recommendations, curated playlist collections, the artist to fan-focused Connect service and more. The Apple Music is available across every Apple device, Android, and with limited support for Windows.

But the need to pay attention to is that you can only play Apple Music files with Music app. However, only Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K offer the Music app. The pervious versions of Apple TV - Apple TV 1/2/3 - don't support Apple Music service. Is there any possible to get Apple Music used on all models of Apple TV? Here are the two most effective ways to solve the issue.

Method 1. Sync Apple Music to Apple TV 4 through iCloud Music Library

As mentioned above, Apple TV 4 or higher version can support Apple Music app, which lets you play all your own music through iCloud Music Library in the My Music section, and lets Apple Music subscribers access all the tracks made available through that service, including radio stations.

1. Turn on the Apple TV 4, go to Settings > Accounts to log in with same Apple ID as used for your Apple Music account.

2. In order to turn on iCloud Music Library in order to access all your own music on the system, you can enable the service on your Apple TV in Settings > Apps > Music.

3. Open the Music app and find an artist, song, or album to play. Now you can enjoy all your Apple Music songs on Apple TV.

stream Apple Music to Apple TV

Method 2. Transfer and Play Apple Music on Apple TV 1/2/3/4 without iCloud

As we all know, not all the Apple TV models support Apple Music, so we will provide an alternative method to help you. With the following tutorial, you can play Apple Music on Apple TV 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 without iCloud Music library.

Macsome Apple Music Converter is a professional Apple Music conversion tool for you. It is especially designed to quickly converting Apple Music songs and iTunes purchased music to MP3, AAC, FLAC and WAV. In this way, you can sync the converted Apple Music songs to Apple TV at will.

Step 1. Download the latest version of iTunes Music Converter, install and run it.

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Please make sure that you have downloaded the Apple Music files you want to convert and they can work normally on your iTunes.

Step 2. Click "+" button to import the downloaded Apple Music files.

Add downloaded Apple Music songs

Step 3. Click the setting icon to set the output format and output folder.

Preferences output Settings

Now the output formats include MP3, AAC, FLAC and WAV, you can just to choose a suitable one and set the other parameters according to your need. If it is necessary, you can also reset the related audio parameters.

Step 4. Click the "CONVERT" button to start your iTunes music converting.

Converting Apple Music songs to MP3

Step 5. Sync converted Music File from Computer to Apple TV

Upgrade your iTunes or Mac or PC to the latest version, and then turn on "Home Sharing" via Settings >Accounts >Home Sharing on Apple TV, and turn on the Home sharing on your computer.

After the above settings, you can stream your Apple Music on Apple TV freely. It is very simple, why not free download and take a try.

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