Best Solutions to Set Apple Music as Alarm

By Noah Brown

Updated on November 26, 2020

Having to get out of bed every morning would be a bit difficult for some people. And set your alarm on your device so you will be waked up. However, constantly waking up with the regular alarm tone on your phone, it would make you feel bored over time. Why don’t you try using a song from your favorite artists or albums that will get you motivated right at the start of the day? Apple Music would be a good option for you to get a song, and here’s how to set Apple Music as alarm on the iPhone and Android phone.

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Part 1. How to Use Apple Music as Alarm on the iPhone

It is very convenient for you to use songs from Apple Music as your alarm tone on your iPhone or iPad if you’re subscribing to Apple Music. The Alarm app on your iPhone or iPad lets you change the alarm tone to any song that you’ve downloaded or synced to your iPhone. Here’s how it works.

Step 1. Fire up the Music app on your iPhone and tap the Search tab to find the song you want to use as your alarm.

Step 2. Tap the plus button alongside your chosen track and add it to your music library then continue to download it to your device.

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Step 3. Next, open the Clock app on your iPhone and tap the Alarm tab at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4. Then tap the plus button in the upper right of the screen to create a new alarm if you don’t have an alarm or tap Edit in the upper left and then tap an existing alarm from the list that you want to change the sound.

Step 5. Tap Sound and tap Pick a song then tap Songs under Select Music to locate your music library.

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Step 6. Now tap the song you’ve downloaded to your music library and tap Back in the upper left of the screen to save your setting.


Part 2. How to Set Apple Music as Alarm on the Android Phone

It’s undeniable that Apple gives enough rights for iPhone users to use Apple Music as their alarms for waking up. However, here comes a problem that those Android users who are also subscribing to Apple Music cannot use Apple Music as an alarm to start a day. It would be a great loss for those users as Apple Music collects over 70 million songs from around the world and creates a bunch of exclusive playlists.

In fact, you’re not able to set Apple Music songs as an alarm, and this works for two reasons. On the one hand, the feature of using Apple Music songs as alarm sound is not for Android; on the other hand, all songs from Apple Music has a DRM component, which prevents you from applying songs downloaded from Apple Music to other places. This is why you cannot set Apple Music songs as an alarm sound.

Fortunately, with the help of Tunelf Apple Music Converter, it’s easy for you to break this limitation. It can enable you to remove protection from Apple Music and convert your downloaded Apple Music songs to a widely-supported audio format. Then you can use your Apple Music as an alarm sound and also clip Apple Music song into a segment for more suitable for your alarm sound.

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Key Features of Tunelf Apple Music Converter

  • Remove the built-in protection from Apple Music, iTunes, and Audible
  • Extract songs from Apple Music to six audio formats like MP3 and FLAC
  • Handle the conversion of common audio files at a faster speed of 30×
  • Support to play Apple Music on various devices without limit anytime

Step 1 Add Apple Music songs to Tunelf app

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Launch Tunelf Audio Converter on your computer, and meantime iTunes app or Apple Music app will load automatically. Then you can click the Add icon to import Apple Music files you want to convert to the program. Or you can simply drag and drop your target audio files from Apple Music to the Tunelf interface.

Step 2 Adjust the output audio parameters

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Once your Apple Music files are loaded into Tunelf app, click the Format panel at the bottom left-hand corner. A window of format setting will appear where you can set the output audio parameter per your need. You can set the output format like MP3 or AAC. For retaining the original audio quality, you also need to set the bit rate, sample rate, and channel.

Step 3 Start to convert Apple Music to MP3

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After all your settings are done, you can now click the Convert button and Tunelf Audio Converter will automatically convert Apple Music songs to MP3 or other audio formats you set. You can then locate all your converted Apple Music files by clicking the Converted button and begin to transfer them to your mobile device.

Step 4 Set Apple Music songs as the alarm

That’s it. You can swap out your converted Apple Music songs for different alarms, set songs for different alarms, or whatever else. You can follow the below steps to set Apple Music songs as alarm on your Android phone.

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1) Open your phone’s Clock app and tap Alarm at the top.

2) On the alarm you want, tap the Down arrow, and tap the current sound’s name.

3) Tap Add New to choose a sound from your phone and then tap your Apple Music songs.

After you remove DRM protection from Apple Music, you can also edit your personal alarm. By using iTunes or other media cutter, you could split Apple Music song into a segment for more suitable for your alarm sound then set it as an alarm on your iPhone.

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1) Open the Clock app from your Home screen and tap on the Alarm tab located at the bottom left corner of your screen.

2) Then, tap on the Edit button located in the top left corner and select the Alarm you want to change the alarm sound.

3) Next, tap the Sound tab to swipe up or down to find your edited Apple Music songs then select the one you prefer.

4) Now tap on the Back button located in the top corner of your screen and tap Save in the top right corner to confirm the settings.


Final Words

Jumping out of bed to the shrill sound of a regular tone on your phone is no way to start the way. And with the above solutions, it’s easy for you to change your default ringtone for your alarm. In Apple Music, you can find lots of suitable songs for your alarm, and the join of Tunelf Audio Converter makes it become easier. Have a try, and you’ll find it out.

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