How to Download Any Music to Your Apple Watch?
Can You Download Music to Apple Watch
Directly download music on Apple Watch – Some music streaming services such as Apple Music and Spotify provide an official app on Apple Watch. If you are using watchOS 5 or later, you can directly connect your watch to Wi-Fi and download music on it (You need to subscribe to Apple Music or Spotify Premium).
Download and transfer music to Apple Watch – If your Apple Watch doesn't support connecting to Wi-Fi or your cellular data, or you have other music that is not on those streaming services, you can just download songs on your computer and then transfer them to your Apple Watch.
How to Download Apple Music on Apple Watch Directly (with Official Apps)
- Apple Watch Series 6: 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz Wi-Fi
- Apple Watch Series 5 and earlier, and Apple Watch SE: 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi
It is really easy to download music on your Apple Watch if you connect it to the internet and download the music apps. But you need to be aware that using these apps may occupy your storage. So if you just need to download certain songs to your Apple Music, the next method may be better for you.
How to Download Music to Apple Watch with iPhone (Any Song You Like)
If you are not a fan of installing a lot of music apps on your Apple Watch, downloading music you love on other devices and transferring them to your watch enables you to save the watch storage more. You can download any music you like from Apple Music, Spotify, or even Amazon Prime, depending on your habit, and then transfer them with iTunes and your iPhone to your Apple Watch.
You may ask that songs downloaded from Apple Music, Spotify, or Amazon Prime are protected with DRM, how can you download them as playable audio on your Apple Watch? Well, as far as I am concerned, you can use third-party tools to convert them into MP3, M4A, or other formats. There are tools like MuConvert Apple Music Converter, MuConvert Spotify Music Converter, TuneFab Amazon Music Converter are the rippers that may help.
Here I am going to introduce one of them, MuConvert Apple Music Converter, which is an excellent program invented for all users (regardless of Apple Music membership subscribers or not) to download music from Apple Music to facilitate more convenient music playback offline.
The program provides all popular encoders, including MP3, M4A, and more to encode downloaded songs with high sound quality (closest to original M4P 256kbps if you set up the song output as M4A in 256kbps), greatly ensuring the same music playback experience even outside Apple Music app.
- Popular encoders available - support to download Apple Music, iTunes Music and audiobooks to popular encoders such as MP3, M4A, AAC, and more.
- Original quality retained - it can retain both original sound quality and ID3 information while proceeding with the music download.
- Embedded Apple Music web player - the program is enhanced with a built-in web player to process the Apple Music download without iTunes installation required;
- Speedy performance - with the ability to speed up the download process to 10X faster, the program helps to facilitate the Apple Music download with less time;
- Batch download available - plus the batch download feature, people can get converted Apple Music songs in batch with great productivity.
Section 1: Download Songs from Apple Music
MuConvert Apple Music Converter is oriented for Windows and Mac systems. Therefore, you can't install the program on your iPhone to proceed with the Apple Music download directly.
Step 1. Log into MuConvert Apple Music Converter
Step 2. Select Apple Music Albums to Download
Step 3. Configure Output Settings
Step 4. Proceed Downloading Apple Music to Desktop
Now you've got all your Apple Music songs downloaded on your computer. The following section will show you how to transfer them to your iPhone so that you can move them to your Apple Watch.
Section 2: Transfer Music from PC to iPhone with iTunes
Currently, you can directly transfer music from your computer to your Apple Watch, so you need to transfer them to your iPhone first. In MuConvert Apple Music Converter's Finished module, you can preview the download history and access the output location by tapping the View Output File button. Once you reach the songs, continue to transfer them from PC to iPhone utilizing iTunes now.
When the downloaded Apple Music songs are now stored on your iPhone, you only require one more manipulation and they can be added to your Apple Watch.
Section 3: Add Music to Apple Watch with iPhone
When it finishes transferring, you need to take the last steps to finish adding music to your Apple Watch. Before you add the songs, you need to turn on Bluetooth on both devices. When it is done, you can start to sync your downloaded song from iPhone to your Apple Watch.
FAQs About Downloading Music to Apple Watch
Q1. How to Play Downloaded Music on Your Apple Watch
Q2. Can I Download Spotify Songs to Apple Watch?