Due to DRM protection, you can’t transfer Apple Music songs to SanDisk MP3 player directly. This article will show you a way to remove DRM protection and convert Apple Music songs to popular formats so that can be compatible with any player and device.

“How to transfer my Apple Music playlists to my new SanDisk Clip Sport MP3 player so that I can listen to these songs during morning exercises?”

SanDisk MP3 player is a good choice for fitness enthusiasts. Its rechargeable battery can be used for up to 25 hours. With its lightweight designed, you can easily fix it on shirts during exercise. Therefore, many Apple Music users want to transfer Apple Music songs to SanDisk MP3 Player, such as SanDisk Clip Sport, SanDisk Clip Sport Go, SanDisk Clip Sport Plus and SanDisk Clip Jam MP3 Player. However, there is no a direct way to access Apple Music songs through SanDisk MP3 player. Why does this happen? How to put Apple Music to SanDisk MP3 player? Check out this post, and you will find the answer.

Why Can’t Transfer Apple Music to SanDisk MP3 Player Directly?

It is well known that Apple Music is an online streaming music service. All Apple Music tracks are protected by DRM and encoded with encryption technology, which prevent them from being copied and transferred to non-Apple devices, such as MP3 players, Sony Walkman, SanDisk MP3 player, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, etc. However, this does not mean that you will always be unable to enjoy Apple Music on MP3 players. If you want to put Apple Music on SanDisk MP3 player or other devices, you need to unlock DRM and convert Apple Music to MP3 or other plain audio formats. In such case, you can turn to TunesBank Apple Music Converter.

Tool Required: TunesBank Apple Music Converter

TunesBank Apple Music Converter is a useful and professional for dealing with Apple Music files. It not only can help you remove DRM from Apple Music, but also convert Apple Music M4P songs to MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV format at 5-10X faster speed. Moreover, the Apple Music songs will be kept with 100% original quality and all ID3 tags and metadata information including title, artist, album, etc. Besides, TunesBank can batch convert your Apple Music songs in a while. After converting, you can save the unprotected Apple Music songs into your computer and transfer Apple Music to MP3 player such as SanDisk MP3 Player, iPod shuffle, Sony Walkman, and other devices without limits.

Main features of TunesBank Apple Music Converter:

  • Unlock DRM from Apple Music, iTunes M4P music and audiobooks.
  • Convert Apple Music songs to MP3, M4A, etc. at 5-10X faster speed.
  • Keep ID3 tags and metadata info, customize output parameters.
  • Save Apple Music tracks, playlists, albums on local drive forever.
  • Listen to Apple Music tracks on SanDisk MP3 player, iPods, etc.
  • Transfer Apple Music to any MP3 players, media players and devices.

Guide: Convert and Transfer Apple Music to SanDisk MP3 Player

Next, this full guide will be divided into 2 parts.

1.1. How to Convert Apple Music to Transfer to SanDisk MP3 Player

In this part, we will show you how to convert Apple Music with TunesBank Apple Music Converter.

Step 1. Launch TunesBank Apple Music Converter
Download, install, and launch the TunesBank Apple Music Converter on your Mac. Then the Apple Music(MacOS 10.15 Catalina) or iTunes APP will be launched automatically.

launch the converter and sign in Apple ID

Step 2. Select the Apple Music Songs to Convert
Click “Playlist” from the left column, select the songs you want to convert or tick the checkbox to select the entire playlist. Use the “Search Box” to find the songs easily.

Select Apple Music Songs

Step 3. Choose Output Format
Here you can customize the Output Format, Output Quality, Codec, Channels, Sample rate and Bit rate for your Apple Music files.

customize output settings

To play Apple Music songs on SanDisk MP3 player, it is recommended to use the MP3 format.

Select MP3 Output Formats

Step 4. Start to Convert Apple Music to MP3 for SanDisk MP3 player
Click “Convert” button to begin converting Apple Music to MP3 then you can move Apple Music to SanDisk MP3 player.

Convert Apple Music to MP3

After finishing conversion, you can click “Finished” > “View Output File” button to locate the output Apple Music songs.

get Apple Music MP3 files

1.2. Transfer Converted Apple Music to Sandisk MP3 Player

Now you get the unprotected Apple Music tracks as your local drive and you can put Apple Music on SanDisk MP3 player.
Step 1. Connect the SanDisk MP3 player to your computer via the USB cable.

Step 2. Find the converted Apple Music files on your computer and copy the songs you want to transfer.

Step 3. Paste these copied Apple Music songs to SanDisk MP3 player’s ‘Music’ folder.

transfer apple music to SanDisk MP3 Player

Step 4. After that, unplug the SanDisk device.

Now you can play Apple Music songs on your SanDisk MP3 player anytime, anywhere!


As we know all Apple Music tracks are in DRM protection and can not be played on SanDisk MP3 player or other unauthorized devices. With the help of TunesBank Apple Music Converter, you can remove DRM easily and convert Apple Music songs to popular audio formats, so that you can transfer unprotected songs to any players and devices for offline playback.

Transfer Apple Music to SanDisk MP3 Player


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