Sonos has already offer built-in support for nearly all other major music services, including Spotify, Pandora, Sirius XM, Google, Amazon, Rdio and about a dozen others. Better still, Apple Music is also available on Sonos Systems. To access Apple Music on Sonos, you need to follow below steps to add Apple Music account to Sonos.
How do I add my Apple Music account to Sonos?
A few things you need to know before starting:
- To add Apple Music to Sonos, you must be using iOS 8.4.1 or later or an Android phone with Android 4.3 or later. Once you add Apple Music, you’ll be able to control it from a Sonos controller on any platform, including iOS, Android, Mac, or PC.
- Apple Music can’t be added to a Sonos system using Kindle devices, Android tablets, or the Sonos Controller App for Mac or Windows, but Apple Music on Sonos can be controlled from these devices once it’s set up with a supported device.
- An Apple Music membership is required. Sign up here or in the Sonos app and get the first three months free.
- Check for updates to your Sonos system from an iOS or Android device. From the Sonos music menu, tap Settings > Advanced Settings > Check for Updates. Once you’ve updated or confirmed you’re on the latest release, you’ll be ready to add Apple Music to Sonos.
Steps to add your Apple Music account to Sonos:
Step 1. From the Sonos music menu, select Add Music Services.
Step 2. Select Apple Music from the list, and then touch Add to Sonos.
Step 3. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your setup.
Another important note, you can add multiple Apple Music accounts to the same Sonos system. Your device will default to using your Apple Music account, ensuring your playlists and music library are always present.
As a music streaming service, for better saving your data on mobile, Apple Music allows you to save your songs, albums and playlists to your iPhone, PC or Mac for offline listening. But, there are some limitations about the Apple Music due to the DRM protection. It means if you have an Apple Music subscription, you can download kinds of music files in month and share and listen to them offline. But when you cancel the Apple Music subscription, all that streaming music becomes unplayable.
Thankfully, you are able to use a third-party software – Apple Music Converter to remove the DRM of Apple Music. Then you can keep on playing and listening to the Apple Music files even after you cancel the Apple Music subscription. Any problem about the DRM, please leave your questions below and we will reply you as soon as possible.