2 Ways to play Apple Music on Chromecast with Google TV

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coco
December 6, 2023

For any Apple Music subscribers with the latest Chromecast with Google TV, who are annoyed by the lack of an Apple Music app on that device. Luckily, we have a solution.

What is Chromecast with Google TV?

Chromecast with Google TV is a streaming device made by Google that allows you to stream your favorite TV shows, movies, music, and more on your TV. It is a successor to the original Chromecast and combines the functionality of a streaming device with a smart TV interface. Chromecast with Google TV is a great option for cord-cutters who want a simple and affordable way to stream their favorite content on their TV.

How to get Apple Music on Chromecast with Google TV?

Option 1 Cast Apple Music to Chromecast with Google TV

If you have an Android phone, simply use the “Cast” button to bridge Apple Music on your phone with the Chromecast with Google TV.

  1. Connect your Chromecast with Google TV to your TV and set it up.
  2. Download the Apple Music app on your Android device from the Google Play Store.
  3. Make sure your Android device and Chromecast with Google TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  4. Open the Apple Music app on your Android device and log in to your account.
  5. Select the song or playlist you want to play.
  6. Tap the “Cast” icon in the top right corner of the app.
  7. Select your Chromecast with Google TV from the list of available devices.
  8. The song or playlist will start playing on your TV.

Check this video if you have any confusions.

Option 2 Use Google Home app

Alternatively, you can also use Google Assistant voice commands to play Apple Music on your Chromecast with Google TV. Simply say “Hey Google, play [song/artist/album/playlist] on Apple Music” and the Google Assistant will start playing the music on your Chromecast with Google TV. Note that you may need to link your Apple Music account to your Google Assistant before using voice commands.

For iPhone owners, all you need is the Google Home app on your phone. And in less than 10 steps, you’ll be listening to Apple Music on your Chromecast with Google TV.

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network or linked to the same account as your Chromecast with Google TV.
  2. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  3. At the top right, tap your account.
  4. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your speaker or display.
  5. Go back to the home screen, and at the top left, tap Add   Music.
  6. Tap the link icon next to Apple Music.
  7. Tap Link Account.
  8. Tap Continue.
  9. Tap Agree and continue.
  10. Sign in with your Apple ID.
  11. Tap Allow. Now, your Apple Music ID is connected to your Google account.
  12. Hold the Google Assistant button and speak a command for Apple Music.

With no app to browse, selecting music is a unintuitive. You’ll need to ask for whatever you want to listen to by using voice commands. Simply say “Hey Google, play [song/artist/album/playlist] on Apple Music” and the Google Assistant will start playing the music on your Chromecast with Google TV.

If you don’t like the no app experience, go to option 3.

Option 3 Play Apple Music on Chromecast with Google TV from Plex

Plex offers a range of free movies and TV shows that you can watch without the need for a paid subscription. These free movies and TV shows are available to all Plex users and are supported by advertisements. But the real magic of Plex is that you can bring in your own content onto the cloud and stream it on a server. Download Apple Music songs to MP3 and then upload them to Plex, then you can play them on Chromecast with Google TV as Plex is available on Chromecast with Google TV.

Pazu Apple Music Converter lets you download any Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, AIFF on Mac/Windows without any loss in quality. One of the distinguishing features of Pazu Apple Music Converter is that it can download and convert Apple Music at a really fast speed — almost 10 times faster than any other similar software. It is integrated with the Apple Music web player, so you can batch convert any Apple Music playlist or album to the format you choose without iTunes or Music app. The following tutorial will show you how to download Apple Music to MP3 and get Apple Music for free. 

Step 1 Launch Pazu Apple Music Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows.

Apple Music Converter

Step 2 Choose output format

The default format is M4A in 256kbps. Apple Music Converter also supports MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. Click the gear icon if you want to change output format or output folder.

Apple Music Converter settings

Step 3 Choose a playlist, artist or album you want to download

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose a playlist, artist, or album that you want to download.

add Apple Music songs

Step 4 Start to download Apple Music songs

Click “Convert” button to start downloading Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to mp3. After downloading, upload the mp3 songs to Plex so you can play them on Chromecast with Google TV.

convert Apple Music to MP3