How to Play Amazon Music on Apple TV [Ultimate Guide]

Can you get Amazon Music on Apple TV? Now you can get a positive answer. Amazon launched the specialized Amazon Music app on Apple TV in October 2019. People who live in the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, India, and Brazil now can look for songs, view lyrics, and access the purchased and uploaded tracks in the Amazon Music on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV.

To get a quick start of setting up the Amazon Music app on Apple TV, in the coming soon paragraphs, you will know about how to play Amazon Music on Apple TV in 2 simple ways. One is common-used but restricted. The other one is little-known but unrestricted. Choose the one that suits you best.

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Part 1. How to Get Amazon Music on Apple TV: For Amazon Music Prime and Unlimited

If you are a member of Prime Music or Amazon Music Unlimited, you can directly use the Amazon Music app on Apple TV. Now let's check the simple steps of setting it up.

Step 1. Open the Apps menu in the Apple TV app store, then search for and download Amazon Music. Or turn on the Apple TV Siri Remote and say 'Amazon Music' to find it.

Step 2. After the downloads, launch the Amazon Music app. A six-letter pairing code will show on the screen.

Step 3. Go to 'https://amazon.com/code' via a browser on the phone or computer and get the code.

Step 4. Input the pairing code when it was asked.

Now you have authorized your Amazon account to Apple TV. Just open the Amazon Music on your Apple TV and start to play songs, playlists, and stations.

NOTE: Currently, Amazon Music HD is not available on the dedicated Amazon Music app on Apple TV. Subscribers of Amazon Music HD will get the same catalog as Amazon Music Unlimited users.

Part 2. How to Listen to Amazon Music on Apple TV: For Amazon Music Free

It is possible for Amazon Music Free users to enjoy Amazon Music on Apple TV in another way. To put it broadly, this is a universal method to listen to Amazon Music and Amazon Music HD on Apple TV, no matter you have Amazon Music Free, Prime Music, or Amazon Music Unlimited accounts.

This method requires to use an additional tool called DRmare Amazon Music Converter. Specially designed for Amazon Music, this professional tool is able to convert Amazon music to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, and convert Amazon Music HD to WAV and FLAC. The output quality is customized, which can stay nearly 100% the same as the original one, or change to others as you like.

DRmare Amazon Music Converter

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  • Losslessly capture and download Amazon Music tracks
  • Record several tracks without interfering each other
  • Convert Amazon Music to MP3 and other formats
  • Support to play Amazon music on Apple TV offline

Once through the conversion, the Amazon Music songs will save on the local computer forever. Amazon Music Free users can play these songs offline. And subscribers to Prime Music or Amazon Music Unlimited can still enjoy these tracks after the subscription expires.

In the following sections, you can see a detailed guide on how to add Amazon Music to Apple TV.

Step 1Turn on DRmare Amazon Music Converter
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Install and open DRmare Amazon Music Converter on the computer, a list of apps will display on the interface. To keep the most stable converting process, please open the Chrome browser and access the Amazon Music web player. If Chrome's icon doesn't appear on the list, please drag and drop the icon to DRmare from the desktop.
Step 2Change output settings for Apple TV
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On DRmare's interface, click the 'audio' icon. Then you are able to reset the sound settings of Amazon Music tracks. Just edit the output format, bitrate, sample rate, and so forth. To maintain the same quality, please choose the MP3, 320 kbps, 48000Hz for Amazon Music. And select FLAC, 24 bit, 96000 Hz for Amazon Music HD.
Step 3Convert Amazon Music for Apple TV
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Now start to play the songs that you would like to convert on the Amazon Music web player. The program will activate and start working. When the track is almost over, click the 'Stop'. Then tap the 'Save'. After that, go back to the main page of the converter. Hit the 'Converted' from the bottom to check the completed projects. To locate the local catalog, please move the cursor to any track in the list of completed projects. A search icon will appear beside it. Click it to open the local folder.
Step 4Add Amazon Music to Apple TV

1. Launch the iTunes app. Open 'File' > 'Add to Library' to find the local folder of Amazon Music songs.

2. Select and import Amazon music files to iTunes for playback on Apple TV. > 'Sync Music' to transfer the Amazon songs from the computer to the iPhone. Don't forget to click 'Done' at last.

3. Set your computer as the iTunes Home Sharing server. Open 'File' > 'Home Sharing' and turn it on.

4. Enable iTunes Home Sharing on your Apple TV by choosing "Settings" > "Accounts" > "Home Sharing".

5. Go back to the main page on Apple TV. Open 'Computers' and choose the shared library.

6. Now you can play any Amazon Music songs from your iTunes library.

Posted on May 19, 2020 6:40 PM / Post for Audio Capture Tips
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Wyatt Harris

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Wyatt Harris is a professional writer who has been studying audio capturing and recording technology and share easy but effective tips for readers to capture music.