"Can you play Apple Music on PS4 (PlayStation 4)?" To listen to music on PS4, you can do that with Spotify online. Yet, if you are an Apple Music subscriber, you can't connect Apple Music to PS4. That's because Apple Music PS4 is not integrated now.
But you can still get Apple Music on PlayStaion 4. In this post, we will introduce three ways for you to get Apple Music on PS4. Now, please follow the detailed guide below and learn how to make it.
View also: How to Download Spotify Music to PS4
- Part 1. Can You Connect Apple Music to PS4
- Part 2. Play Apple Music on PS4 via USB Drive
- Part 3. Stream Apple Music to PS4 via DLNA
- Part 4. Get Apple Music on PlayStation 4 by Web Player
- Part 5. FAQs about Apple Music and PS4
- Part 6. The Verdict
Part 1. Why Can't Stream Apple Music to PS4?
PS4 allows users to play wonderful games at home and play local and streaming media files with the built-in "Media Player" app. Although you can stream Soptify music to PS4, there is no a direct way for Apple Music.
The key reason that you failed to connect Apple Music to PS4 is that there is no Apple Music app on PlayStation 4. But the good thing is that PS4 supports to play music files via the USB flash drive. So we need to convert Apple Music to a USB drive for playing Apple Music on PS4.
But Apple Music songs come with DRM-protected M4P files. Before we start to transfer Apple Music to USB drive on PS4, we need to remove DRM from Apple Music. You can do that with a third-party Apple Music converter. Plus, PlayStation 4 is compatible with MP3, AAC and M4A only. So we also have to convert Apple Music streams to PS4-supported audio formats, like MP3.
Part 2. How to Play Apple Music on PS4 via USB Drive
To solve the Apple Music PS4 problem, we can use DRmare Apple Music Converter. It is a one-stop Apple Music DRM removal tool. It is designed to remove DRM protection from Apple Music. And it can convert Apple Music files to plain audio formats, like MP3, AAC and M4A for PS4. Thanks to this smart software, you can play 100% original quality Apple Music on PS4, including all ID3 tags.
Also, you can change the bit rate, audio channel and more for Apple Music files you want. Besides, this tool can batch-convert Apple Music songs at a fast rate which will save you time. After that, the local Apple Music tracks will be on your computer and you can move them to USB drive or other devices for use offline.
DRmare Apple Music Converter
- Bypass DRM copyright technology from Apple Music streams
- Convert Apple Music M4P to MP3 and other common formats
- Customize output parameters, like ID3 tags and chapter info
- Convert any audio file at 30X faster speed with lossless quality kept
How to Convert Apple Music for PS4 Step by Step
Before starting, please download and install DRmare Apple Music Converter on your computer. By the way, you need to download Apple Music songs on iTunes you like in advance.
- Step 1Import DRM Apple Music to DRmare
- Please click the first "Add File" button at the bottom-left corner of the main interface. Then you can choose Apple Music files from the Apple Music library to DRmare tool.
- Step 2Define the output format for Apple Music PS4
- Since PS4 can support MP3, AAC and M4A audio formats, you can define the suitable format as the output format for PlayStation 4. Also, you can customize the other output parameters, like sample rate, codec, bit rate, channel, ID3 tags and others.
- Step 3Remove DRM and convert Apple Music for M4P
- Please touch the 'Convert' button to launch the conversion process. DRmare Apple Music Converter will start to convert Apple Music to your set audio files. Of course, the DRM protection will be removed too. After that, you can locate the unprotected Apple Music in the destination folder on your computer.
How to Stream Apple Music to PS4 via USB Drive
Step 1. Connect your computer with a USB flash drive. You can transfer DRM-free Apple Music songs to USB drive from your computer via copying & pasting action. To make it easier to find, you can create a folder namely Music on your USB drive.
Step 2. Connect the USB storing Apple Music files to a USB port of PS4. Once connected, you can enter into the content area and click the USB Music Player button.
Step 3. Now, you can highlight a favorite Apple Music song and press the X icon to play it on PS4. Also, you can copy these Apple Music songs to PS4 by pressing the Triangle button and choosing Copy.
Part 3. How to Connect Apple Music to PS4 via DLNA
To follow this way to play Apple Music on PS4, you should get a DLNA server on your iPhone. DLNA refers to Digital Living Network. It can help share music, videos and more media files to other devices online. If you don't have the DLNA service on your iPhone, you can look for some such apps that have the same function as DLNA server from the App Store.
Besides, you need an Apple Music subscription to help stream Apple Music to PS4 in this way.
Step 1. Connect the DLNA server with PS4
Open the Media Player app on the PS4 via 'PlayStation Store' > 'Apps' > 'Catalog'.
Step 2. Choose DLNA Server on iPhone
Now, choose the existing DLNA server on your iPhone. If you don't have one, you can download and install iMediaShare on your iPhone. Also, make sure that you have downloaded Apple Music songs on your iPhone already.
Step 3. Play Apple Music on PlayStation 4
Once iPhone and PS4 are connected to the same WiFi network, then you can choose Apple Music songs for enjoying on PS4.
Part 4. How to Listen to Apple Music on PS4 by Apple Music Web Player
Though there is no Apple Music app for PS4, you can get Apple Music PS4 to work with an Apple Music web player. Now, let's learn how to stream Apple Music on PS4 via the Apple Music web player.
Step 1. Turn on your PlayStation 4 and head to the 'system' from its home screen.
Step 2. Choose the 'Internet Browser' option from the content section.
Step 3. Touch the triangle icon. Then type and go to Apple Music web player in the search area.
Step 4. Log in to your Apple Music account and start to play Apple Music on PlayStation 4.
Part 5. FAQs about Apple Music and PS4
Q1: Can You Download Apple Music on PS4?
A: No, you can't. There is no Apple Music app on PS4 due to Apple Music PS4 is not integrated.
Q2: Can I Connect Apple Music to PS4 via My iPhone?
A: Yes, you can. You need to use the DLNA to stream Apple Music on PS4 via iPhone.
Q3: Can I Stream Media Files to PS4 via USB Drive?
A: Yes. But you need to make sure that the files can be recognized by PS4. Otherwise, you can use the files on PS4.
Part 6. In Conclusion
This article shared three ways for you to play Apple Music on PlayStation 4. You can follow the steps above to see how to use Apple Music on PS4. By the way, DRmare Apple Music Converter would be a great helper for you. With it, you can convert and save Apple Music to USB drive for use on PS4. Not only that, you can transfer the converted Apple Music files to other devices or platforms for playing offline.
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