How to Cast Apple Music to Chromecast

By Noah Brown

Updated on November 25, 2020

This has brought mixed reactions since Apple company launched its streaming music service for Android in 2015. And it’s after four years that if finally added Google Chromecast support for Android app. Hence since 2019, you can now enjoy the millions of songs in your Apple Music library. You, however, need a subscription to stream Apple Music to Chromecast. Likewise, you will have to be logged in to the same Apple ID across your devices.

Remember, Chromecast allows you to stream media from any of your devices via a home Wi-Fi network to your TV screen. Apart from playing movies, casting podcasts, or radio channels, you can as well cast curated playlists. And when not streaming anything, Chromecast will post smart desktop backgrounds in Ambient mode. Otherwise, you can use it to mirror your laptop’s screen or phone screen on your TV.

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Part 1. Way to Cast Apple Music to Chromecast with Apple Music

As earlier mentioned, you need an Apple Music subscription to stream Apple Music to Chromecast. The first method will tackle just that. To cast Apple Music to Chromecast, you need an Android phone with Android 5.0 or a higher version. Likewise, a Chromecast that supports Android apps is good enough for this option.

cast apple music to chromecast

Step 1. First, sign in with your Apple ID. This has to be the same ID that you use with Apple Music. Also, ensure that your Android device and Chromecast device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2. Next, launch Apple Music on your Android device and start playback.

Step 3. Then click on the song that is currently playing and check for it at the bottom of your screen to open Now Playing.

Step 4. Lastly, Tap the Cast button and choose your Chromecast device. Then your selected music tracks will start to stream to your Chromecast device.

Hint: Before you start playing music, you can also tap the Cast button at the top of the screen in the Music app.


Part 2. Way to Stream Apple Music to Chromecast with Tunelf App

Not all content types in Apple Music support Casting and not all Chromecast devices are supported. If your Chromecast device does not support your Android device then the incompatibility issue is directly staring at you. This is where the best tool comes in. With Tunelf Audio Converter, you can convert any format of audio files to another. This lets you play your audios on any device or player without limit.

All songs from Apple Music are only playable on Apple devices, so you need a tool that can break even any encryption mode for playing Apple Music on more devices. Apple company has put the format protection over tunes from Apple Music. Therefore, Tunelf Audio Converter will help in removing DRM protection from Apple Music and converts all songs from Apple Music to several playable formats like MP3, WAV, AAC, and more.

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Key Features of Tunelf Apple Music Converter

  • Convert Apple Music, Audible, iTunes audios to playable formats
  • Handle the conversion of common audios to six popular formats
  • Keep ID3 tags like artist, album, and many more after conversion
  • Easily set audio parameters and cut audiobooks into smaller parts

Follow these steps to convert Apple Music songs into a playable format. Then you can stream Apple Music to Chromecast and even keep them free forever.

Section 1: Convert Apple Music to MP3 with Tunelf App

Step 1 Add Apple Music songs to Tunelf tool

add audio files to converter

Launch Tunelf Audio Converter on your device then click the first button marked as a music icon at the top screen to add your music. You can also drag downloaded songs from Apple Music to the interface of the tool. It supports batch conversion hence you can convert multiple files at a go.

Step 2 Configure the output format for Apple Music

select output format

Your added files will be listed on the main home of Tunelf Audio Converter. Then select the output format that you need your music to be converted to MP3 is ideal for Apple Music to Chromecast. You can also adjust the output quality and change the output path. Likewise, you can edit the tag information to make your music library more organized.

Step 3 Start to convert Apple Music songs to MP3

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Finally, make sure that the settings are correct and hit the Convert button at the lower right side of the screen. Tunelf app will then remove DRM protection from Apple Music and convert them to MP3. You can now play your converted songs on Chromecast. But first, you have to move them to Chromecast with either Chrome or AllCast app from your phone device.

Section 2: Cast Apple Music to Chromecast with Chrome or AllCast

A) How to Cast Apple Music to Chromecast via Chrome

Both your computer and Chromecast device need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network before you can stream Apple Music to Chromecast.

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Step 1. First, connect Chromecast into your speaker via the USB port.

Step 2. Then, open the Google Chrome browser on your computer.

Step 3. Next, drag your converted Apple Music songs to it and play them in Chrome.

Step 4. Finally, check in the Settings menu of Chrome and select the Cast option. Then your music will automatically be streamed to the speaker through Chromecast.

B) How to Stream Apple Music to Chromecast via AllCast

You can also use your mobile device to get Apple Music to Chromecast.

cast apple music to chromecast via allcast

Step 1. To begin, copy the converted Apple Music songs to your phone device then open the AllCast app.

Step 2. Next, plug Chromecast into your speaker’s USB port.  Also, ensure your speaker and phone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 3. Lastly, click the Cast menu from the AllCast app and select your Chromecast device from the populated list. Then play your converted Apple Music songs and it will automatically stream to your Chromecast device.


The Bottom Line

You don’t need to be locked to the Apple Music streaming service for you to enjoy your favorite tracks. These methods have shown you how to stream Apple Music to Chromecast for advanced freedom. Chromecast has access to both video and audio content from several services. And better enough, you can even control Google Chromecast with your voice without routing Chromecast commands via a Google Home device as before. Just give vocal commands directly through Google Assistant and cast music to your Chromecast in few words.

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