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How to Get Apple Music on iPad (First Generation)

Karlie Harris
BY Karlie Harris   
LAST UPDATED: Jan. 01, 2017

Apple stopped supporting the 1st generation iPad with the iOS 6.0 update, which leaves the tablet stuck on the 5.1.1 version of the operating system. Nonetheless, there are still good uses for first-gen iPad like watching video, listening to music, reading books or playing game. The old version of iTunes and music app can still be used on iPad 1, which means you can still get access to your library and new music. However, first gen iPad users can't take advantage of Apple Music because it doesn't appear in older versions of iTunes. If you are an original iPad owner and want to listen to Apple Music on it, what to do?

Why not try to convert the Apple Music to MP3 which works smoothly on first-generation iPad? After that, you can sync them to your iTunes for listening on original iPad. To get start, you need get a tool named Apple Music Converter. It empowers you to convert Apple Music to MP3, AC3, FLAC, etc. with up to 16X speed. Meanwhile, the original ID3 Tags can be preserved in the output MP3 and M4A files. Now just download this program from below and go start.

Apple Music Converter – Help Enjoy Apple Music on iPad 1

With Apple Music Converter, you are able to listen to Apple Music songs on the old first generation iPads at will.


How to Listen to Apple Music on First Genration iPad

Note: Before we start, if you are not a subscriber of Apple Music, you can go to Apple support website to check how to join Apple Music.

Step 1. Open Apple Music Converter

After launching Apple Music Converter, iTunes will be opened automatically. At the same time, all your Apple Music songs will be loaded to this program.

Launch Apple Music Converter

Step 2. Choose Apple Music Songs

In the "Playlist" section, select the catalogue which contain your Apple Music. Now you are able to preview the tracks on the right side window. Tick the Apple Music songs you want to convert one by one.

Select Apple Music

Step 3. Specify Output Format

Go to the bottom of main window, here you can choose output format as MP3 or M4A for first generation iPad. The advanced setting will be automatically adjusted according to output format. But you can still change the output profile as per your requirement. Besides, the output path is also changeable by clicking the "..." icon.

Choose Output Format

Step 4. Start Converting Apple Music

Are you ready? Simply click on "Convert" button to start converting Apple Music to iPad 1. Wait for a minute, you can find the converted MP3 or M4A files on your destination folder.

Start Converting

Now, find the converted music on your computer and then sync them to iTunes. After that, you are able to find the Apple Music songs on the old version iTunes of iPad 1. Just listen to the Apple Music at ease.



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