What is sync library Apple Music ?
Apple Music sync library is a feature that allows you to sync your music library across all your devices. When you turn on sync library, all songs in your library will automatically be synced across all devices signed in to Apple Music/iTunes with the same Apple ID. This means you can access your entire music collection on all your devices, including iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Any changes (such as creating a playlist, deleting a song on one device) will also automatically apply to all your devices. This is a great way to keep all your Apple Music across all your devices without having to manage them one by one. Now read on and learn how to sync Apple Music library and fix Apple Music library not syncing.
Part 1. How to Turn on Sync Library Apple Music
Remember, the Sync Library feature is only available if you have an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription. Plus, it just gives you a copy of your songs in the cloud, it's not a real backup service. Therefore, please back up all Apple Music songs on your local device before opening the Apple Music synced library. You can skip to Part 3 to check the solution. Now let's see how to sync Apple Music library.
Step 1. Make sure you are signed in with the same Apple ID that you use with other devices. To do that, open the Apple Music app and tap on your 'Profile' > 'Account Settings'.
Step 2. Open the Settings app and tap on 'Music'.
Step 3. You should see the 'Sync Library' option, disable it.
Step 4. Turn on sync library on your other devices and you can see your full Apple Music library.
Step 1. Open the Apple Music app on your Mac computer.
Step 2. Check if you are using the same Apple ID that you use with your Apple Music subscription.
Step 3. Click on 'Music' > 'Preferences' and then choose the 'General' tab.
Step 4. Select the 'Sync Library' option. Then click on 'OK'.
Step 5. Enable sync library on your other devices.
Step 1. Open iTunes on your PC.
Step 2. Click on the 'Edit' option at the menu bar and select 'Preferences'.
Step 3. Choose General' and then enable 'iCloud Music Library'.
Part 2. How to Fix Apple Music Sync Library Not Working
Some users reported that when opening the synced library, nothing happened and they were unable to see their songs on their device. If you also can't sync library Apple Music, follow the tips below to resolve the issue.
1. Check Your Apple Music/iTunes Match Subscription
Sync library requires an active Apple Music subscription or iTunes Match subscription. Therefore, please ensure that your subscription has not expired. Also, you need to log in to the Apple Music app using the same Apple ID that you use for your subscription and other devices.
2. Check Your Internet Connection
Sync library Apple Music requires a stable WiFi or cellular data. So, make sure you are connecting to a strong and stable internet connection when you are syncing your Apple Music library.
3. Update Your System OS
It might because you are not using the latest version of iOS, macOS, or iTunes. So, you can update your system OS to solve the problem of Apple Music library not syncing.
4. Turn on Sync Library on All of Your Devices
Only when sync library is turned on can you see your full Apple Music library. So, make sure that sync library is turned on for all of your devices.
5. Reboot Your Device
If you have a large Apple Music library, syncing your library may take more time. So, please be patient and wait for some time. Also, if you have too many playlists and songs, it may cause errors when syncing. You can restart your phone or computer to try to resolve the issue.
Part 3. How to Back up Apple Music without Sync Library
As mentioned above, syncing your library requires an Apple Music subscription or iTunes Match subscription. Plus, it's not a true backup service but simply copies your music library to all your devices. Therefore, it is better to copy your favorite Apple Music songs locally so that you can access them even if your subscription ends.
We recommend using DRmare Audio Converter to convert Apple Music songs/playlists to MP3 and store them on your local computer. It is an exquisite and powerful software that allows you to convert Apple Music to AAC, FLAC, MP3, M4A, M4B and WAV. It ensures 100% lossless sound quality and complete ID3 tags, so it will 100% copy your Apple Music files. After conversion, you will get popular Apple Music songs and can move and listen to them on any device you want. Even if your Apple Music subscription expires, you can still access them offline.
DRmare Apple Music Converter
- Step 1Add Apple Music files to DRmare Audio Converter
- Click the "Download" link to install the free trial version of DRmare Audio Converter. Then open it and you will see iTunes (if installed) will also start. Please download Apple Music songs and playlists to your PC/Mac in advance. You can then click the "Add Music" button in the lower left corner to import them from your iTunes library. Alternatively, you can drag and drop Apple Music files directly from your computer's folder.
- Step 2Customize Apple Music output format
- By default, DRmare Audio Converter will automatically convert your imported songs to MP3. You can reset the output format and other parameters before converting Apple Music. To do this, click the "Format" icon in the lower right corner to select the desired output format, sample rate, audio rate, etc. Then click the "OK" button to apply the changes.
- Step 3Download and back up Apple Music
- Click the "Convert" button and it will batch convert all the Apple Music songs you added at 30x speed. When it's over, you'll have a copy of Apple Music on your local drive. You can find them in your computer's folders by clicking on the "Output" folder. Or, you can directly click the "History" icon in the lower right corner to find and listen to Apple Music offline.
Part 4. In Conclusion
Apple Music sync library is a great feature to enjoy your full Apple Music library on all your devices. You can turn on it and sync Apple Music across devices. Plus, you can use DRmare Audio Converter to backup your favorite Apple Music playlists. Then you will be able to listen to Apple Music even if your subscription expires.