How to Get Apple Music to Play on Samsung Smart TV

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan 24, 2019 10:30 AM.

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Q: Can I stream Apple Music to Samsung TV?

When you are trying to upload downloaded Apple Music songs to USB port of Samsung Smart TV for playback, you will be told that "Apple Music file format not supported". That's because Apple Music is not a native app on Samsung TV yet. Besides, all Apple Music songs are encrypted in M4P format by DRM, due to which only Apple's devices can read and play the files properly. So if you want to get Apple Music on Samsung TV, the most important part is to delete the DRM protection from Apple Music.

To save your effort, here we'll provide one of the best Apple Music DRM removal solutions for you to completely and quickly remove DRM from Apple Music so as to enjoy your favorite Apple Music songs on Samsung TV without any limit.

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To break the encryption from Apple Music, you are suggested to use TunesKit Apple Music Converter, the dedicated iTunes music DRM cracker that can losslessly bypass DRM lock from the music files and convert the protected M4P songs to MP3, WAV or other formats supported by Samsung Smart TV. It can also preserve and fix the ID3 tags of the music tracks, including artist, album, cover, title, date, and more.

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Part 1. Convert DRM Apple Music M4P Songs to MP3 for Samsung TV

Here are the easy steps to remove DRM from Apple Music and convert M4P to MP3 using TunesKit Apple Music Converter. Before getting started, make sure you already downloaded the Apple Music songs onto your computer.

Step 1Add downloaded Apple Music songs into TunesKit

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Open TunesKit Apple Music Converter and click "+" button to import the offline Apple Music songs to the program. Alternatively, you can drag the music files directly from iTunes library and drop them to the conversion window.

Step 2Adjust output settings

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Once the songs are loaded into TunesKit, move your mouse to Format panel and click it. Then you can choose the output settings, like format, codec, channel, bit rate and sample rate according to your needs. In order to make the Apple Music songs recognized by Samsung TV, you are suggested to select MP3 as the output format.

Step 3Remove DRM from Apple Music files

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Now you can start to convert Apple Music to DRM-free MP3 format by clicking the "Convert" button in TunesKit. Then it will begin the DRM removal process at up to 30X faster speed. Wait for a while till the conversion is done. After that, click the 'history' icon at the top center to load the well converted Apple Music tracks.

Part 2. Connect Apple Music to Samsung Smart TV via USB

Follow these tips if you are not familiar with the steps to transfer music files to Samsung TVs. You can easily add Apple Music songs to your Samsung Smart TV using the USB port.

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Step 1. Sync the converted DRM-free Apple Music files to USB flash drive.

Step 2. Plug the USB drive to the Input port of your Samsung Smart TV.

Step 3. Open the TV set, and then press the "Home" button on the remote control to access the Home screen of the television.

Step 4. Navigate to the "Source" menu and select the specific USB drive you just inserted.

Step 5. You'll see a list of the Apple Music files in thumbnails on the TV screen. Simply select any track you like and press "OK" button to start playing it on your Samsung TV.


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