Can You Make a Collaborative Playlist on Apple Music? [Solved]

What to generate a personalized music playlist to surprise your buddies? No worries. Streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music all let you access to millions of tracks. With one such service, it has never been easier to create any playlists for any purposes.

Compared to Spotify, Apple Music has more man-made playlists. The sound track has 256 Kbps bit rate in Apple Music. Though it is not as high as Spotify's 320Kbps songs, Apple Music still sounds more crystal-clear and smooth. Here we will explore the tips on how to create and share Apple Music playlists.

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Part 1. How to Create Apple Music Playlists

Apple Music is available on Windows/Mac computers with iTunes, iOS devices such as iPhone, iPad Pro, iPod Touch and other Android mobile devices.

Create an Apple Music Playlist

On a computer

1. Launch iTunes from your computer.

2. Click Top menu "File" > "New" > "Playlist" or press "Cmd + N" to generate a playlist.

3. It will show up on the sidebar, you can start typing to give it a name and then hit "Enter".

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On iOS devices

1. Launch the Music app.

2. Go to the library tab and tap the top menu "New Playlist". You can add the playlist name, description and click "Done".

Add Songs to the Playlist

There are multiple methods to import songs to your playlist. You can either do it within the iTunes, Music app or third party apps like Shazam. Following are the best methods.

On a Windows/Mac computer

Method 1: Drag and drop the song/album you want to the playlist under the left-hand sidebar.

Method 2: Right click on the album or track, and then choose "Add to Playlist" > [Playlist Name].

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On a mobile phone

Method 1: Click "Library" > "Playlists", tap "Edit" button > "Add Music", then you can choose any music from your local music library.

Method 2: On the "Now Playing" window, click the 3-dot icon and then you can choose "Add to Playlist" > [Playlist Name].

Part 2. How to Share Your Apple Music Playlists

By creating your favorite playlists, you can play them when you are commuting, doing exercise, waiting a bus, walking. But the most happiest thing is to share it with friends, family. Note: In order to make others can get access to your playlist, please make sure to toggle the shared Playlist to "On".


Once you have curated your wonderful playlist, you can go ahead to share it. Simply open the Apple Music playlist and tap on the share button (the rectangle with an arrow). You can choose to share via AirDrop, iMessage, Mail, Twitter or Facebook.

You friends or family members will be able to subscribe to the playlist just like the official playlists created by the artists. Also, the can vote "Love" or "Dislike".

And you can still do any editing to the playlist if you want. It will update instantly. There is one thing you need to note though. If the playlist contains some of your own personal songs which are not available on Apple Music, your friends won't get access to them.

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Likewise, you can find your Apple Music playlist on the "Library" tab and then tap the 3-dot icon and choose "Share Playlist". You can either copy link, share it via Messages, Facebook, Twitter, Email.

Part 3. Download Apple Music Songs Offline to Keep Forever

To share and keep your Apple Music Playlists, you have to subscribe to the Apple Music all the time. If unfortunately cancel the service, all your songs and playlists will be ditched immediately. That is a shame. Because the monthly fee $9.95 is not big, but it could end up costing you hundreds or thousands of dollars in the long run.

What is more, the shared Apple Music playlists are not editable by your friends. If you'd like to make collaborative playlists, you are required to strip the DRM protection too.

Now you can solve this problem easily with a DRM removal tool.DRmare Apple Music Playlist Converter for Mac/Windows is designed to unprotect Apple Music and convert the M4P format to M4A, AAC, MP3, M4B, WAV, FLAC. By doing that, you will really own the songs and share them any any way you want.

View also: Top 5 Popular Apple Music Converters

Top DRM Audio Converter in 2018

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  • Easy to use interface, no learning curve required to use the software by yourself
  • Use direct cracking technology instead of recording, 30X faster and lossless
  • Convert Apple Music M4P to common audio files for playback on any devices/players
  • Enable you to copy Apple Music to USB, SD Card, burn CDs, sharing via emails
Step 1Import M4P tracks from iTunes
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First, download the streaming songs from the playlist you want to share. And then drag and drop the playlist from the iTunes library to the DRmare main screen. Or click the "Add Files" to browse the music files to import.
Step 2Select a new format
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M4P is not recognized outside as it is DRM protected. When sharing songs, you can choose any format you like. Just click the "format" icon from the bottom right and select the one you want from the droplist. Generally, MP3 is a highly recommended format due to its high quality and small size.
Step 3Rip Apple Music to MP3
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At last, you can one click on the "Convert" button to start the converting process. With the 30X faster speed and batch converting technology, you can get the songs converted really quickly. When it is done, just copy and paste the songs from the playlists anywhere.

Nov. 05, 2018 07:26 pm

Posted by Jack Simons to Apple Music Tips


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