Apple Music has a filter that lets users turn on or off explicit content. This is very useful when you want to provide a safer listening environment for your children. This feature doesn't just work on some devices, it works on any connected device when using Family Sharing. The process is slightly different for different devices. If you're not sure how to turn off explicit on Apple Music, read on. Plus, we'll show you a tip for better listening to Apple Music on any device, even without a subscription.
Part 1. How to Disable Apple Music Explicit Content on Mobile
At first, you will see how to play clean music on Apple Music on mobile devices. Actually, the steps for Android and iOS devices are similar. Now follow the steps below to turn off explicit content on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android phones, and so on.
Step 1. Open the 'Settings' app on the iOS device you want to block.
Step 2. Scroll down to find and choose the 'Screen Time' option in the Settings window. Then turn on Screen Time.
Step 3. Touch 'Continue' and choose 'This is My Child's iPhone/iPad'. Then hit on the name of your child.
Step 4. Select 'Content & Privacy Restrictions' and toggle it on.
Step 5. Click 'Content Restrictions' and type the correct PIN.
Step 6. Then choose 'Music, Podcasts, News & Workouts'.
Step 7. Hit on the 'Clean' option to turn off explicit Apple Music.
Step 1. Start the Apple Music app on your Android device.
Step 2. Locate and go to the 'Settings' section in the app.
Step 3. Find the 'Content Restrictions' option in the 'Settings' screen and click on it.
Step 4. Type the passcode twice if you get a pop-up text.
Step 5. Click on the 'Enable Content Restrictions' and switch it on.
Part 2. How to Block Explicit Songs on Apple Music on Desktop
If you are using Apple Music on a computer, the process of turning off Apple Music explicit content is similar for Windows and Mac. For Mac, there are two ways to achieve that. For Windows, you need to seek help from iTunes.
Way 1. Via Apple Music App
Step 1. Open the Apple Music app on your Mac computer.
Step 2. Hit on 'Music' at the top menu bar of the screen.
Step 3. Choose 'Preferences' and then click 'Restrictions' in the new window.
Step 4. Tick 'Music with explicit content' from the 'Restrict' section. Then you need to confirm your settings and enter your Mac's system password to apply.
Way 2. By macOS System Preferences
Step 1. Hit on the Apple menu from the top left corner. Then choose the 'System Preferences' option from the list.
Step 2. Find and touch 'Screen Time' in the preferences window.
Step 3. Hit on 'Options' in the bottom left corner of the Screen Time window. Then check whether it is on. If not, then switch it on.
Step 4. Then locate the 'Content & Privacy' option in the left panel. And then turn on the 'Content & Privacy Restrictions' option.
Step 5. Click on the 'Stores' tab to untick the 'Explicit Music, Podcasts & News' box.
Step 1. Start iTunes on your Windows computer.
Step 2. Click "Edit" > "Preferences" to open the iTunes preferences window.
Step 3. Go to the "Restrictions" tab to disable the sources and contents. You can choose the options to restrict explicit content on Apple Music showed in the screenshot below.
Step 4. Then you may see one pop-up window, just confirm it.
Part 3. How to Turn Off Explicit on Apple Music Web Player
You can also get explicit content off Apple Music via its web player. Here you can learn how to do the Apple Music parental controls by the following steps.
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Step 1. Go to https://music.apple.com/ via the web browser on your device.
Step 2. Hit the 'Profile' icon at the top right corner and choose 'Settings'.
Step 3. Scroll down to locate and touch 'Parental Controls'.
Step 4. Turn on the 'Content Restrictions' and then type or set a passcode. To disable explicit songs on Apple Music, you can choose 'Clean'.
Part 4. How to Block Explicit Songs on Apple Music on Apple TV
When you enjoy Apple Music via Apple TV, you can follow the steps below to learn how to turn off explicit Apple Music.
Step 1. On the home screen of Apple TV, click "Settings" > "General" > "Restrictions".
Step 2. Click the "Restrictions" menu to turn on the feature. It will ask you to input a four digits passcode. Please input and repeat it to confirm.
Step 3. Select "Clean" in the "Music and Podcasts" option. It is below the allowed content heading.
Step 4. After that, the explicit Apple Music tracks will no longer be available on your smart TVs. And you can't search or play them anymore.
View also: Play Apple Music Videos on Apple TV
Part 5. How to Download and Play Apple Music Anywhere
Above we showed you how to turn off explicit on Apple Music. Now, we provide you with tips to enjoy Apple Music without limits.
As you know, Apple Music can only be accessed by subscription, and you can only play it on authorized devices. But with DRmare Apple Music Converter, you can remove all restrictions and convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC and other common formats. It preserves 100% lossless sound quality and metadata information. After conversion, you truly own your Apple Music files, so you can listen to them anytime, anywhere, even without a subscription.
DRmare Apple Music Converter
Now let's hand on to use DRmare Audio Converter to download your favorite songs including Apple Music explicit content. To get started, please download and install this software on your computer.
- Step 1Import songs and albums to DRmare Audio Converter
- Please download Apple Music files on your computer first. After that, you can drag and drop them from iTunes to the DRmare application. Or you can click the "Add Files" button from the bottom left to browse the files.
- Step 2Define the output track parameters
- This step is optional. In general, the default MP3 output format will work pretty well. If you want to make your music sound better, you can adjust the parameters. You can change the bit rate, channel, and codec as well as edit the metadata. Please touch the 'format' icon and then start the settings.
- Step 3Convert Apple Music and play freely
- At last, you can click the "Convert" button at the bottom right to start converting. The converted Apple Music files will be saved in the local folder of your computer. When it is done, you can locate them by clicking the "Folder" icon or "History" list. And you are allowed to move Apple Music to any device for listening.
Part 6. The Verdict
Just follow this tutorial to disable Apple Music explicit content on iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Apple TV, etc. And you can use DRmare Apple Music Converter to play Apple Music on your desired device, whether it supports Apple Music or not. If you have any other questions, please let us know so we can help you as soon as possible.