Two Ways to Put Apple Music on SD Card

Summary
How to put Apple Music songs into SD card? Here we will teach you to download and save Apple Music songs to internal SD card on Android phone, or convert Apple Music songs to MP3 to save on any SD card. After that, you can enjoy Apple Music on any Android device, PSP or in the card via SD card.

“I have downloaded several Apple Music songs to iTunes on my laptop. Can I put Apple Music songs on SD card to play in my car?”

In early February 2016, Apple Inc. released a version of Apple Music for Android, which means that Apple Music is no longer limited to play on Apple devices. We can also download and play Apple Music on Android phones, but the original Storage space for Android phones is not enough for users to download or save too many songs, apps, photos, videos and other files. Fortunately, most Android phones support SD cards as external storage. If your Android phone has insufficient storage space, you can transfer Apple Music songs to the SD card to free up more space without deleting the downloaded Apple Music tracks. In this tutorial, we not only guide you how to put Apple Music on SD card, but also teach you how to save Apple Music songs on external SD card. Let’s go!

Benefits of Transferring Apple Music to External SD Card:

For Android device users, you can directly download Apple Music songs to SD card. Better yet, if you can put the Apple Music songs to an SD card, and use the SD card reader together, then it will become a convenient USB drive. After which, you can easily play Apple Music offline on any Android device, tablet, smart TVs, smart speakers, PSP, PS4 and other media players through SD card. You get more benefits than you think.

*When your device is running out of storage space, you can store Apple Music songs on SD card to free up your device space.

*Backup your favourite Apple Music tracks and save Apple Music songs on SD card forever even you cancel the subscription.

*You can put Apple Music songs into an external SD card, and then insert it into your phone to listen to Apple Music on Android, Windows Phone, Symbian and other devices.

*If you use the SD card reader together, then you can freely play Apple Music on PSP, PSP Go, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, PS5, etc. via SD card.

*You are able to listen to Apple Music songs in your car through the SD card reader.

*You can play Apple Music tracks on smart TVs via SD card reader, including
Apple TV, Samsung TV, Xiaomi TV, Sony TV, etc.

*You can listen to Apple Music on smart speakers via SD card. There are many kinds of speaker that can play a USB flash drive or SD card reader, such as Pyle PBMSPG50 Street Vibe, Sharp GX-BT9X, Sharp GX-BT7, Sony ZSRS60BT, GOgroove SonaVERSE BX Portable Speaker, etc.

Why Can’t I Copy Apple Music to SD Card?

If have downloaded Apple Music M4P songs on computer, you may want to copy Apple Music songs to SD card for inserting it into any devices to playback. However, you will find that all Apple Music tracks can not be copied to SD card or USB drive. Although Android users are allowed to download and save Apple Music tracks to SD card, all the downloaded Apple Music tracks will be unplayable after canceling the subscription.

That’s because all Apple Music songs have been added DRM protection, which is used to restrict users to only enjoy Apple Music tracks on Apple Music or iTunes app. To put Apple Music songs to external SD card and make Apple Music songs playable on any unauthorized device, you will need a reliable and professional third-party Apple Music to MP3 Converter – TunesBank Apple Music Converter.

The following part will show you two ways to move Apple Music to SD card. The first method is only for Android users, and the other method is for all users who want to put Apple Music songs to external SD card.

Way 1: Download and Save Apple Music to SD Card (For Android Users)

As we know, Apple Music app is compatible with the Android system, and users can change the download location according to their needs. In other words, you can directly download Apple Music to the SD card on your Android phone.

Step 1: Open the Apple Music app on your Android phone, and tap menu > click “Settings”.

Step 2: Click on “Download Location”. Then click “Yes” in the pop up window.

Step 3: After that, it will prompt you if you want to move all currently downloaded music and all future music to the SD card. Please accept the prompt.

move downloaded apple music to sd card on android

After transferring Apple Music songs to the internal SD card, this will save more space on your Android phone. As we mentioned above, due to Apple Music DRM, you can’t copy the downloaded Apple Music M4P songs from computer to an external SD card. Once you cancel the subscription, you will loss access to the downloaded Apple Music tracks on Android phone. To save Apple Music tracks on SD forever, or transfer them to any SD card for playback on other devices and player, you need to crack Apple Music DRM and convert Apple Music to MP3, M4A or other common formats. Here we recommend TunesBank Apple Music Converter.

Way 2: Convert and Transfer Apple Music to Any SD Card with TunesBank

TunesBank Apple Music Converter supports to remove DRM from Apple Music songs and losslessly convert Apple Music to MP3, FLAC, M4A, AAC, AC3, etc. at up to 10X faster speed. What’s more, it can preserve 100% original sound quality, ID3 tags and metadata like title, artist, album. Unlike other traditional converters, it allows you to return to the library to continue adding songs to convert, and the conversion will not be interrupted. With using it, you can not only save Apple Music songs to SD card forever, but also can easily transfer Apple Music to any player or device for offline playback. Even if you cancel the Apple Music subscription, you can still keep Apple Music songs playable.

Highlights of TunesBank Apple Music Converter:

  • Legally remove DRM protection from Apple Music songs.
  • Losslessly convert Apple Music to MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, etc.
  • Retain original audio quality, ID3 tags and metadata info.
  • Up to 5X speed on Mac and 10X faster speed on Windows.
  • Supports continuing to add songs during the conversion process.
  • Save Apple Music songs on any SD card, USB flash drive, etc.
  • Play Apple Music on portable devices and smart TVs via SD card.
  • Highly compatible with the latest iTunes, Windows & Mac.

Guide: Convert Apple Music to MP3 and Copy to SD Card

Here is the detailed guide to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 format and then move Apple Music to SD card. Please make sure TunesBank Apple Music Converter and iTunes app have been downloaded and installed on your Mac or Windows computer.

Step 1: Launch TunesBank and Choose Songs
Run TunesBank Apple Music Converter on your computer and you will see the iTunes app will launch automatically. Select the Apple Music songs you want to transfer to SD card.

select apple music songs

Step 2: Adjust Output Setting
Click on “Output Format” and select MP3 as output format. You can also customize the other output setting like Output Quality, Codec, Bitrate, SampleRate, etc. as needed.

choose mp3 format

Step 3: Start to Convert Apple Music for SD Card
Click the button of “Convert”, and the program will start the conversion. By the way, you can return to “Library” to add more songs to covert.

convert apple msuic to mp3 for transferring to sd card

After conversion, you can tap “Finished” > “View Output File” to get the converted Apple Music MP3 files.

view output mp3 files

Step 4: Transfer Apple Music Songs to SD Card
Please insert the SD card into a SD card reader, and then connect the SD card reader to your computer. Finally, open the folder you saved your converted Apple Music, and copy and paste the converted Apple Music songs into the SD card.

Conclusion

Although Android users can download and save Apple Music to internal SD card, they can’t keep Apple Music on SD card forever, nor put the DRM-locked Apple Music M4P songs to external SD card. To store Apple Music on SD card permanently and transfer Apple Music songs to any SD card without limits, you can rely on TunesBank Apple Music Converter.By using this great tool, you can strip the DRM protection from Apple Music songs and convert them to plain format like MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. After that, you can copy Apple Music to any SD card at will, and play Apple Music in your car, PSP, PS4, smart TV and more devices via SD card. Besides, you can also transfer Apple Music to any device for offline playback. In short, TunesBank Apple Music Converter is worth downloading.

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