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How to Listen to Apple Music on iPod Shuffle

Wilson Kent
BY Wilson Kent   
LAST UPDATED: Nov. 03, 2016

People love iPod Shuffle for so many reasons: a great looking design, easy to carry, user-friendly instruction, etc. However, a big disadvantage might destroy the good image of iPod shuffle. You might find it quite disappointed to receive the "Apple Music songs cannot be copied to an iPod" message when you need to sync offline Apple Music tracks to iPod shuffle.

It is confirmed that iPod shuffle, iPod classic, and iPod nano are not able to sync Apple Music, only iPod touch can. Therefore, it is a shame that Shuffle and nano users are not allowed to sync offline songs to their devices. Luckily, there is third-party software that can help you with this.

Apple Music Converter is an excellent audio converter designed for iTunes. It can convert Apple Music to MP3/FLAC/AAC files so that you can save the offline songs on any device of your choice and enjoy them anytime anywhere. Moreover, it can perfectly save the ID3 tags and convert without quality loss. You can tell no difference between the converted files and the original ones when you listen to the songs.

Apple Music Converter – Enables You to Listen to Apple Music on iPod Shuffle

By converting Apple Music songs to MP3/FLAC/AAC, Apple Music Converter makes it possible to listen to offline Apple Music playlists on iPod Shuffle.


How to Listen to Apple Music on iPod Shuffle

Step 1. Launch Apple Music Converter

Download the software above and install it on your PC. You can see the interface below after you launch it. iTunes will be launched automatically in the meanwhile.

Lanuch Apple Music Converter
Step 2. Select Sound Tracks

Select the sounds tracks that you want to convert in the "Music" window. If you search for a particular track, you can make good use of the "Search" bar instead of going through all the tracks one by one.

Preview iTunes Music
Step 3. Choose Output Format and Edit Output Settings

"Output Settings" window is on the bottom of the interface. In this window, you can choose MP3, AIFF as your output format. There are more advanced settings in this window, such as quality, codec, bitrate, sample rate, channels, output folder, etc. Make sure you specify your songs before conversion.

Notice: iPod Shuffle Audio supported formats include AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.

Select Output Settings
Step 4. Start Conversion

Click on "Convert" to start the converting process. Apple Music Converter will process the tracks one by one in high speed. After you successfully convert your Apple Music songs, you can transfer the converted songs to your iPod.

Converting iTunes Music
Step 5. Sync Apple Music to iPod Shuffle with iTunes

1. Copy the converted Apple Music songs on your iTunes library on your computer.

Add Apple Music to iTunes

2. Connect your iPod to iTunes. Then, click "Music" > "Sync Music" > "selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres".

3. In "Playlists" sections, choose "Recently added" which includes the Apple Music songs that you put on iTunes library.

4. Click "Apply" and iTunes will sync the converted Apple Music to your iPod.

Sync Apple Music to iPod Shuffle

Following 5 steps, you can listen to Apple Music songs on your iPod shuffle. If you convert Apple Music songs to MP3, you can enjoy them in almost all kind of devices. Besides converting songs, Apple Music Converter is also able to convert audiobooks and podcast to MP3, FLAC, M4A, AAC and so on. Now download this software and have a try.


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