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How to Play Apple Music on Sonos [4 Ways]

Sonos is one of the best speakers around, transforming home audio systems into the digital age with a multi-room speaker platform. Thanks to Sonos and Apple Music integration, you can easily access over 100 million tracks on the speaker. Even better, Sonos announced on March 28 that "Apple Music now supports Dolby Atmos playback on Sonos products that support Spatial Audio".

If you own a Sonos speaker that is compatible with Apple Music Spatial Audio, you can easily enjoy the highest fidelity and best experience. Just make sure you have the latest version of the Sonos app installed, then you can enjoy Apple Music Spatial Audio. Here we will also show you other ways. You can even learn how to play Apple Music on Sonos without subscription.

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Part 1. How to Listen to Apple Music on Sonos by Sonos App

The Sonos app is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. You can use it to easily connect Apple Music to Sonos. Then you have easy access to 100+ million songs, curated playlists, music videos and more ad-free. If your Sonos speakers support Dobly Atmos, you can even enjoy Apple Music Spatial Audio. Follow the steps below to learn how to get it now.

For Android/iOS:

Step 1. Install and open the Sonos app on your mobile device.

Step 2. Tap on 'Settings' > 'Services.

Step 3. Then tap on 'Add a Service' under the 'Music & Content' section.

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Step 4. Choose 'Apple Music' and then tap on 'Add to Sonos'. Then you can follow the on-screen instructions to get Apple Music on Sonos.

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For Windows/Mac:

Step 1. Launch the Sonos app on your computer.

Step 2. Tap on 'Add Music Services' under 'Select a Music Source'.

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Step 3. Choose 'Apple Music' and then you can easily add Apple Music to Sonos.

Part 2. How to Add Apple Music to Sonos by Alexa

Another surprising feature for music fan is that you can control Apple Music hands-free. Take Alexa for example. You just need to enable the Apple Music skill on alexa.amazon.com. Then you can get started with commands like "Alexa, play today's hits on Apple Music" or "Alexa, play Beat1 radio on Apple Music".

You can also set Apple Music as the default music service and you will be no longer need to end each command with "on Apple Music".

Step 1. Open the Amazon Alexa app.

Step 2. Tap the "Settings" icon from the top-left corner and choose "Music & Podcasts".

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Step 3. Under the "Link New Services" tab, choose "Apple Music" from the opened window. Then tap "Enable to Use".

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Step 4. Now you can sign in to your Apple Music account and then ask Alexa to play Apple Music.

Part 3. How to Connect Apple Music to Sonos by AirPlay

Some Sonos devices, such as the Sonos One, Play:5, Playbase, and Sonos Beam, include AirPlay functionality. If you have such a device and want to listen to different music from different rooms, you can easily use AirPlay to play Apple Music on Sonos.

For iPhone/iPad:

Step 1. Make sure your Sonos speaker and your iOS device are connected to the same network.

Step 2. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Apple Music app and start playing a song.

Step 3. Open the 'Control Center' and then tap on the 'AirPlay' icon.

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Step 4. Choose your Sonos speaker from the list and you will see Apple Music stream to Sonos.

For Mac:

Step 1. Link your Mac to your Sonos with the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2. Open the Apple Music app or iTunes and play a song.

Step 3. Then open the Mac 'menu' and choose 'System Preferences' > 'Sound'.

Step 4. Then you can select your Sonos speaker from the 'Output' tab.

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Part 4. How to Play Apple Music on Sonos without Subscription

For users who don't want to pay the monthly subscription fee for Apple Music, you can use DRmare Apple Music Converter. It allows you to convert Apple Music M4P to MP3 or other common files and store them on your local computer. Then, you can save those Apple Music songs to play forever. Therefore, you no longer need to subscribe to Apple Music. You can also upload these files to the Sonos app and listen to them on your Sonos speakers without any problem.

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Step 1. Click the 'Download' button or go to DRmare's official website to install the DRmare Apple Music Converter. Then open this software and click on the 'Add' button at the bottom left to import Apple Music files to it for conversion.

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Step 2. It will automatically convert Apple Music to MP3 by default. And you can change it by clicking the 'Format' icon at the bottom right. There you can also customize the channel, bit rate, sample rate, and more. Then click on the 'OK' button.

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Step 3. Click 'Convert' to start the conversion process. It will batch convert all your added Apple Music tracks at a 30X faster speed. When it is over, you can find them in the 'Converted' folder or 'History' list. Then you are able to listen to Apple Music without a subscription on your computer or on this software. And you can freely use these converted Apple Music songs on your Sonos speaker or other devices.

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Step 4. Open the Sonos app to import the converted Apple Music songs. Click "Manage" > Select "Music Library Settings" and then click "+" button to browse and import the converted Apple Music files. Now you can listen to Apple Music on Sonos without subscription.

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Part 5. How to Fix Sonos Apple Music Not Working

Some users reported that they unable to browse Apple Music Sonos, so we are here to show you some solutions.

  • Check if your Sonos app is up to date.
  • Check if the Sonos app is connected with to same Wi-Fi network as your Sonos speaker.
  • Check if your Apple Music subscription is valid.
  • Make sure you have the Sonos S2 app and a compatible Sonos speaker, or the Sonos S1 app and a compatible Sonos S1 speaker.
  • If you plan to connect Apple Music to Sonos via AirPlay, check to see if your speakers and devices are AirPlay-2 capable.
  • You can reauthorize the Apple Music service on the Sonos app. To do that, open the Sonos app > Settings > Remove Account to remove Apple Music. Wait for a while and then click Joining an Already Existing System > sign in with your Sonos account > choose Apple Music > Re-authorize.
  • Use DRmare Apple Music Converter to add Apple Music to Sonos without any problems.

Part 6. FAQs about Sonos and Apple Music

Q1: Can I Play Apple Music through Sonos?

A: Yes. You can easily connect Apple Music to Sonos via the Sonos Controller app, AirPlay, Alexa, or DRmare Apple Music Converter. With DRmare Apple Music Converter, you can play Apple Music on Sonos without subscription.

Q2: Does Sonos Work with the Apple Music Family Subscription Account?

A: Yes, it does. Up to 6 family members can add their individual accounts to listen to Apple Music on Sonos.

Q3: I Have Followed the Right Instruction to Use Alexa, But It Doesn't Work, What Can I Do?

A: This feature only works in some countries. You can try to contact Apple Music if you are sure your country is on the support list.

Q4: What Apple Music Features Can I Use on Sonos?

A: You can use all the features like "For You", "New", "Radio", "iTunes Match" and so on. As for the iTunes Match, it enables you to play all your music from other sources like CDs straight to your Sonos system.

Q5: How to Filter Out Explicit Content?

A: You just need to enable the Parental Controls on Sonos.

In Summary

Now you've learned how to add Apple Music to Sonos via the best four methods. Among all the methods, DRmare Apple Music Converter is the most recommended solution. It enables you to download and convert Apple Music for playing on Sonos without a subscription. If you have any other needs to play Apple Music on multiple devices, you can also consider DRmare Apple Music Converter.

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