Apple Music for Android updated with a feature that iPhone users can't have

Apple Music for Android updated with a feature that iPhone users can't have
Available since November, Apple Music for Android today received an update that brings several new things. The most important novelty is the ability to download songs on SD cards, which means you can store more music offline. As you surely know, this is something that can't be done on iPhones, because no iPhone supports external memory cards (of course, there are also plenty of Android handsets that don't have expandable memory).

Another thing that Android users can now do in the Apple Music app is check out the full schedule of Beats 1 radio shows. Moreover, the application now allows you to browse music by composers and compilations.

At the moment, users don't seem to be too happy with what Apple Music for Android is offering. The app is rated 3.3 out of 5 stars in Google Play (usually, well received apps have at least 4 stars).

Apple Music for Android is free to download, and comes with a 3-month free trial that gives you access to more than 30 million songs. After the trial period ends, you can subscribe for $9.99 per month (individual subscription), or $14.99 per month (family of up to six users). Have you tried Apple Music on Android yet?


source: Google Play

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25 Comments

1. tedkord

Posts: 17036; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I just uninstalled Apple Music from my Note 5 yesterday. I'm sure it's better on the iPhone, but it was a bit buggy on my phone. It did get a little better with the more recent updates.

2. vijay.alapati

Posts: 181; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

does this mean the new iphone will support SD card ?

6. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

keep dreaming.. lol

11. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3934; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Everyone keeps saying apple is in trouble of becoming the next BB Or Nokia(I don't think so) I believe an sd card slot would get more android users to switch to ios then apple thinks. It's never going to happen but he it's their loss

17. sissy246

Posts: 6879; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Even if they gave me a icrap phone I wouldn't switch. I don't like iOS it is to boring.

24. Tanujtiwari

Posts: 84; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

Apple will make their own SD cards if at all they change their minds. "Reinventing the SD cards"

26. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3934; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

They wouldn't even call it an sd card they would make a new name for it, like 3d touch lol.

3. Lycan155

Posts: 254; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Typical of some android fanboys giving bad ratings cuz its from apple …

4. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

not really like the guy above said on android its buggy on my s6 edge it would stop playing songs or switch to the next song all by itself got REALLY frustrating ,went back to play music so far so good .

5. gustavoace

Posts: 187; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Even iPhone users don't like it in general.

9. boucha26

Posts: 50; Member since: Jul 01, 2015

No.... Apple music is great app.... i like it very much, and im listening b1 always...

16. vincelongman

Posts: 5579; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The Apple music app is pretty good on both iOS/Android But Apple Music in iTunes is terrible iTunes is far too bloated, its a mess

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

not really, if all those fanboys really want to give bad rating, this app will stuck at 1 star.. but true fanboys wont even install this app, because its from apple

10. tedkord

Posts: 17036; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I didn't rate it, but it is a buggy and poorly designed app.

8. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

It's 5.99$ in my country but with several content missing of course.

12. zeppo

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Crash every time on my oneplus one

13. palmguy

Posts: 952; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

It keeps stopping & using data even though it's set to play over WiFi only. Even music downloaded to device uses data. Had to stop background data to ensure it stopped.

14. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Wow...the app has some extra functionality on Android but not on iOS. What is going on....

15. GMS85

Posts: 216; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Works fine on my iphone!

18. martyrayen

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 25, 2016

android is good. most of people use android instead of windows of ios

20. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

will i be able to create apple account without giving my payment details? and will those offline downloaded songs can be played from other music players and shared with others?

21. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Apple being Crapp|e, they'd probably have some DRM stuff on the music files preventing that like they did in iTunes on Windows. However, if that's the case, you could import them into your iTunes library on a PC and re-create the AAC version to remove the DRM nonsense. That's what I had to do to be able to use my paid iTunes music on my OnePlus One...

22. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

To skip a song, I knew it!

23. SkyfallWalker

Posts: 73; Member since: Jan 28, 2016

Apple could help with the decline of music sales by making iTunes available on multiple mobile Operating Systems. They should make it cross-platform.

25. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

you cant take the rating for a apple app serious on google sadly. HOWEVER that 3.3 isn't too far off, I canceled my google play music subscription when apple music came out because the 3 free months. and MAN i9 was soo app to back to google play music last month. It runs soo much better and the UI is much more friendly then apples. I could let the bugs slide because it was in beta, but the UI alone was bad and it would do stupid stuff

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