How to Move Apple Music to SD Card (2 Useful Ways)

“My phone is occupied by lots of downloaded Apple Music songs. Can I move Apple Music to SD card and free up the storage?”
You may also face the same situation when too many Apple Music songs are taking up the storage of your device. If you are finding a way to move Apple Music to an SD card, this article is able to help. In the following, two easy methods will be introduced to help you save downloaded Apple Music songs to an SD card instead of using up your device memory. Now, read and take it to free up space immediately!

Method 1. Save Apple Music to SD Card (the Official Way)

Moving Apple Music to an SD card is not a difficult thing, especially for Android users. Why? Find out the answer here.

Can You Put Apple Music on an Android SD Card?

For Android users, Apple official has provided the SD card saving feature since its Apple Music app update in 2016. Simply by changing the location to save the downloaded Apple Music songs within the app, you can keep them on microSD cards to save the internal memory of your Android devices directly.

How to Put Apple Music to SD Card on Android

Now, the following tutorial will show you the correct way to put Apple Music to an SD card on Android within quick steps. Check and have a try now.
Step 1. Open the Apple Music app on Android. Then slide out the “Menu” from the left side of the screen and open “Settings”.
Step 2. Scroll down the “Settings” page to find the “Downloads” section and click “Download Location”.
Step 3. When a window pops up, select “SD Card” and click “Yes” to make the change. Then your Apple Music downloads will be saved to an SD card instead of your Android device.
Save Apple Music to SD Card on Android
After processing the Apple Music download and saving the songs to the SD card, you can find them later by going to this path: /data/user/0/

Method 2. Transfer Apple Music from PC to SD Card

Although Apple Music has provided the official access to download Apple Music to an SD card, it is not possible for you to change the download location or play them without the Apple Music app. The main reason causing this should be the DRM protection added to the Apple Music songs. As a result, if you not only want to move Apple Music to an SD card but also want to play the downloads more flexibly without limitations, you will need extra tools to help.
To download Apple Music without DRM protection and move the songs to the SD card for playback, MuConvert Apple Music Converter provides a smooth experience for you. With an in-built Apple Music Web Player, the software can help you easily download all Apple Music offline, and convert the songs to MP3 or files of other audio formats, so that you can transfer them to SD card and play on Android using any media player without limitations.
Key Features:
  • Provides in-built Apple Music Web Player to directly download songs from Apple Music
  • Offers common MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC formats to save downloaded Apple Music songs for playing on all devices
  • Keeps original quality and all ID3 tags to download Apple Music powerfully
  • Supports up to 10X faster speed to save your time without waiting for a long period while processing Apple Music download

Steps to Download Apple Music and Move to SD Card

Step 1. Open Apple Music Web Player in MuConvert

Firstly, after installing MuConvert Apple Music Converter, open the software and enter the in-built Apple Music Web Player to sign in using your Apple ID.
Log in to Apple Music

Step 2. Select Apple Music Songs to Download

After that, you can directly use the search function and find the music you want to download to move to the SD card later. Simply drag the songs to the “+” button and MuConvert Apple Music Converter will process the analysis for you.
Add Apple Music Songs to Convert

Step 3. Select MP3 as Output Format and Parameters

Now, you can go to the top-right “Convert all files to” menu and select MP3 as the output format.
Select Output Format
Then go to “Menu” to open the “Preferences” window. You can also adjust the “SampleRate” as well as “Bitrate” under the “Advanced” tab.
Advanced Settings on Converter

Step 4. Download Apple Music to Computer

When the settings are finished, simply click the “Convert All” button to download Apple Music songs offline to common audio files.
Finished Converting Apple Music

Step 5. Move Downloaded MP3 Apple Music to SD Card

After getting the downloaded Apple Music songs, just insert your SD card into the computer, then open the folder to drag the music files to it. The downloaded songs will not be DRM-protected anymore, so you are free to save them to SD card for playing on Android or other devices later without limitations.
Move Apple Music to SD Card

In Conclusion

Because the official way to move Apple Music to an SD card still has limitations stopping you from enjoying the downloaded songs in a flexible way, MuConvert Apple Music Converter can help you break them and bring you flexible playback for enjoying Apple Music in more convenient ways. As the software provides a free version, you can install it now to have a try!