Play Apple Music on Tesla? Fixed!

By Noah Brown

Updated on June 6, 2022

Tesla is a famous electronic automaker, which is gaining popularity due to its new energy cars. Built in 2003, Tesla is expanding its company and bringing many products to us, such as Model S, Model X, Model 3, and Model Y. It’s common to have something entertainment when we’re driving. And many people with Tesla Model 3 don’t find a way to play Apple Music on their cars, maybe so do you. Well, don’t worry. In this post, I’ll show you how to play Apple Music on Tesla Model 3.


Part 1. FAQs about Apple Music on Tesla Model 3

Firstly, here’re parts of the questions you may be interested in, check them if you want.

1. What is CarPlay?

CarPlay is a smart app provided by Apple to help you enjoy a convenient and safe driving experience. With Apple CarPlay, you can better focus on your road. After connecting successfully, you can get the driving instructions step by step, make phone calls, listen to music as well as send and receive messages. CarPlay is now available in multiple regions and countries and supports 70 types of cars.

2. Will Tesla support Apple CarPlay?

The Apple CarPlay is now available on many devices, however, unfortunately, not included in the Tesla. Though it is been complained about and expected for a long time among the Tesla drivers, there are still no workable plans to use CarPlay on Tesla, which means you cannot play Apple Music on Tesla. Instead, this electronic automaker provides its own connectivity package to play Apple Music. However, that will cost you $10 every month while Apple CarPlay is free and based on your already owned data plan.

3. How to listen to Apple Music on Tesla?

Unfortunately, there are no apps like Android Auto and Apple Music CarPlay supported by Tesla. But we can use alternative ways to achieve this target. This article will tell you how to stream Apple Music on Tesla via Bluetooth and third-party tools.


Part 2. How to Link Apple Music to Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Media Player provides multiple streaming services, such as Spotify and Tidal. If you’re Spotify or Tidal user, you can stream Spotify and Tidal music on Tesla with ease. However, it doesn’t offer Apple Music integration though a lot of people are looking forward to their cooperation. Well, there is a simple way that can help you to stream Apple Music on Tesla Media Player – using Bluetooth. Thanks to the Bluetooth function, we can connect our phone to Tesla Media Player to play music. Now, you can follow the instructions below.

Step 1. Tap the Bluetooth icon on your car’s touchscreen.

Step 2. Toggle the Bluetooth on and keep your phone available.

Step 3. On your car’s touchscreen, tap Add New Device > Start Search.

Step 4. Select your phone in the available device list to connect.

Step 5. Open the Apple Music app and choose the song you want to play.

Now you can enjoy Apple Music on Tesla. This way is easy but you need a phone to play. Well, you may ask, can I download Apple Music and play on other devices offline forever? Luckily, you can! We’ve offered the best way for you in the next part.


Part 3. How to Play Apple Music on Tesla Offline Forever

Now I’d like to recommend the best way to stream Apple Music on Tesla. We can use professional Apple Music Converters to download Apple Music tracks. Then whatever the limitations or problems, you can still enjoy your converted Apple Music songs offline forever. To download Apple Music as local files, you must install Tunelf Audio Converter first. Tunelf Audio Converter is a professional and efficient software. You can remove DRM from Amazon Music easily and convert Apple Music, iTunes music, and Audible audiobooks to MP3 or other popular formats. After conversion, you can listen to Apple Music on Tesla or other devices at any time. The tutorials are as follows.

Key Features of Tunelf Audio Converter

  • Remove built-in DRM protection from Audible, Apple Music, and iTunes
  • Convert Apple Music for playing on other apps and devices without limit
  • Customize the parameters of Apple Music like the output audio format
  • Keep audios with ID3 tags and lossless audio quality at a 30× faster speed

Step 1 Import Apple Music Playlists to Tunelf

First, you need to purchase and get registered for our product. Tunelf software will work with the iTunes app, so please install both of the apps in advance. When you launch the Tunelf, it will run the iTunes app automatically. You can browse in your music library and select songs by clicking the Add icon on the top interface. You can also drag and drop to load playlists or songs.

add audio files to converter

Step 2 Select output formats

After loading music tracks, you can select output formats to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, M4B, and AAC according to your needs. We suggest you convert Apple Music to MP3 due to its powerful compatibility. The Format button is at the bottom of the main screen. If you’re likely to manage your music library, you can set the output storage folder and customize archives. Just click the menu icon > Preferences > Convert to do that. And the conversion will be done in a very short time due to its fast 30× conversion speed. Tunelf software offers small size and high quality as well as lossless quality for you to choose from, you can click the Format button to set up.

select output format

Step 3 Convert Apple Music to MP3

Once you’ve set all of the parameters, click the Convert button to proceed. Tunelf software will start the conversion at once. When finished, you can check your music tracks by clicking the Converted icon.

convert Apple Music

Step 4 Play Apple Music on Tesla Offline

Now we have converted Apple Music tracks to our local folders, you need to transfer them to Tesla with a USB flash drive. Plugin the USB drive to your computer, and copy and paste the music files to a folder on the USB. Then connect this USB drive to Tesla Media Player. The procedures are as follows.

1. Insert a USB flash drive into the front USB port of your Tesla.

2. Tap Media Player > USB.

3. Choose the folder of your converted songs under your USB.

4. Tap a song and play.

Now you can enjoy your converted music tracks on Tesla offline forever.


Part 4. Conclusion

Unlike other types of cars, Tesla doesn’t support Apple CarPlay in its cars. However, we can utilize the Bluetooth function to connect our phone to Tesla Model 3 so that we can stream Apple Music songs. And another best way to keep Apple Music playable on Tesla offline forever is to use Tunelf Audio Converter. After conversion, you can keep the converted music files as offline playback and play them on Tesla or other compatible devices forever. That’s so efficient. I hope you can get ideas from this post. If you have other tips for playing Apple Music on Tesla, please feel free to leave your comments below.

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