Google Home can play any song you like on demand, you just say "Okay Google, play [whatever song you fancy]". Google Home is able to do this if you have Google play music, Spotify or Deezer account. However, Apple Music is not included in this list. Apple Music users also want to say "Hey Google, play some music" and then play something from Apple Music. So how can you set Apple Music as a default service for Google Home? How to play Apple Music on Google Home? Here we will introduce two easy ways to play Apple Music on Google Home.
Google has added support for Bluetooth audio, meaning you can stream music to if from a paired phone or tablet. This new addition really open up Google Home’s musical abilities. So you can stream Apple Music to Google Home via Bluetooth. Here are the detailed steps:
Step 1: Pair your mobile device & Google Home
Open the Google Home app. In the top right corner of the app Home screen, tap Devices. Find the device card for the Google Home you want to pair with Bluetooth. In the top right corner of the device card, tap the device card menu : Settings > Paired Bluetooth devices > Enable Pairing Mode. On your mobile device's Home screen, tap Settings > Bluetooth. Turn on Bluetooth. Tap the name of the Google Home you'd like to pair.
Step 2: Connect your mobile device & Google Home
Open Bluetooth settings on your mobile device. Under “Available devices,” tap the Google Home you paired to your mobile device.
Step 3: Play music
Once your mobile device is paired and connected to Google Home, use basic music commands to listen to Apple Music.
Google Home supports playing songs from Google Play Music. Google Play Music allows you to upload 50,000 songs from your music collection. So if you can import Apple Music to Google Play Music, then you can play Apple Music by commands. However, Apple Music are encrypted by the DRM protection. The DRM protection will prevent you to upload Apple Music to Google Play Music. So we need to break the DRM limitation first. Then you may need Boilsoft Apple Music Converter. It is designed to remove DRM from Apple music and convert it to common formats with original audio quality. What’s more, it is able to remain all metadata and convert Apple Music at 16x converting speed.
Learn more: Apple Music Converter for Mac | Apple Music Converter for Windows
The following tutorial will show you detailed steps about how to remove DRM from Apple Music by Boilsoft Apple Music Converter and play them on Google Home.
Step 1. Download, install and run Boilsoft Apple Music Converter.
After installing Boilsoft Apple Music on your Mac or Windows, launch it.
Boilsoft Apple Music Converter for Mac
Boilsoft Apple Music Converter for Windows
Step 2. Add Apple Music songs
Boilsoft Apple Music Converter will load your iTunes library automatically. Now, you will see all your songs you have downloaded from Apple Music. Select the Apple Music songs that you want to remove DRM from.
Step 3. Start to Convert
Boilsoft Apple Music Converter supports 9 output formats: MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC,ATFF, AU, FLAC, M4R and MKA. You can also change the output format, destination folder and metadata information by clicking the Options button. Then Click the Convert button to start the converting. When the converting is finished, click the Explore Output Folder, you will find all converted Apple Music songs.
Step 4. Import Apple Music songs to Google Play Music
With Google Play Music for Chrome, you can add music to your Google Play library using Google Chrome. If you don't have it already, you can download Chrome on your Mac, Windows, or Linux computer.
1, Open Chrome Chrome. Make sure you're signed in to Chrome using the same Google account you use with Google Play Music.
2, Go to the Google Play Music web player. Select Menu > Upload music. Drag and drop all converted Apple Music songs to upload. Near the bottom of your screen, track your upload progress.
Once you have imported all Apple Music songs, you are able to play Apple Music on Google Home by simple voice commands.
Related: How to listen to Apple Music via web player?
Useful Tips: Movies and TV shows purchased from iTunes Store are also DRM-protected. If you want to remove DRM from iTunes movies and TV shows and convert them to MP4, try this iTunes Video DRM removal software - iTunes DRM Media Converter.