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How to Play Apple Music on Garmin Watch

Trying to pick out a smartwatch with Apple Music compatibility is really one big headache for Apple Music members. By far Apple Watch is the best fit and the only choice that has the power to play Apple Music songs directly from the wrist without your phone nearby. But what if you only have a Garmin Watch?

While quite a few Garmin watches now offer onboard music capability, none of them supports Apple Music. So, if you are an Apple Music subscriber, you're unfortunately unable to play Apple Music songs on Garmin watch without bringing your phone along. However, it's totally a different story if you have NoteBurner Apple Music Converter and the correct way of moving Apple Music songs to Garmin watch.

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Read on for more details about how to convert Apple Music songs in MP3 format with NoteBurner and transfer them to your Garmin watch for playback. Remember, this guide only works on Garmin watch with music storage capability. You are out of luck if your Garmin watch doesn’t have the feature.

NoteBurner Apple Music to Garmin Converter

NoteBurner Apple Music Converter is the most popular one among the countless emerging Apple Music converters. Armed with an unique music converting core, it can help you convert Apple Music to MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF, or FLAC format with a few clicks. With the help of this powerful tool, you can easily get Apple Music songs in MP3 format and transfer them to your Garmin Watch for enjoying while running or on the go.

What's more, apart from recording Apple Music, NoteBurner Apple Music Converter also supports converting iTunes M4P music, iTunes M4A, M4B & Audible AA, AAX audiobooks to MP3, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, or WAV format.

Features of iTunes Audio Converter:
  • Record iTunes M4P music, podcasts, audiobooks, Apple Music;
  • Convert Apple Music files to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF;
  • Convert iTunes audio at 10X faster speed with lossless quality;
  • Keep ID3 Tags information after conversion;
  • Easy-to-use with an intuitive and streamlined user interface;
  • Enjoy free update & technical support.
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Tutorial: How to Convert Apple Music songs to MP3 and Move to Garmin

Next, let's follow the following steps to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 format and import them to Garmin watch. Please download NoteBurner Apple Music Converter first before getting started.

1 Download and Launch NoteBurner Apple Music Converter

Download and install NoteBurner Apple Music Converter. Next, please launch the software.

main interface

2 Add Apple Music Songs

Tap on "+ Add" to add music, it will pop up a window with all of the songs you have downloaded from Apple Music or iTunes listed. Or you can also directly drag & drop the music from iTunes / Music app to NoteBurner. You can choose any song you want to convert and click OK.

Add files

3 Choose Output Format

After the successful adding, please click on the button "Setting" to customize the output settings. In the setting window, you can set output path, output quality, and output format including WAV, AAC, MP3, AIFF, and FLAC and so on. Here please select MP3 as the output format.


4 Start Downloading Apple Music

After completing the above steps, the final one is clicking the button "Convert". Just a few seconds, it will succeed. Once the conversion finishes, you can get Apple Music songs in MP3 format.

5 Add Converted Apple Music to Garmin

Now you can add the converted Apple Music songs to your Garmin music watch ( for more details, please go to Garmin help center):

  • Connect your Garmin Music device to the computer, then install and open Garmin Express
  • Click on Add Device and follow the on-screen prompts to add the device to Garmin Express.
  • Select "Music", then click the Add icon next to "My Music" to browse your folder and add music.
  • Select the checkboxes for the audio files you wish to add and then select Send to Device.
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Final Words

Your Garmin watch doesn't have Apple Music support? Don't fret, just follow the guide above you can easily get MP3 songs from Apple Music and transfer them to your watch for enjoying. What's more, NoteBurner Apple Music Converter does a great job in extracting MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF songs from Apple Music, which also makes it easy for you to enjoy Apple Music on portable MP3 players, Fitbit Versa or else. It offers a free trial version. Simply download and give it a shot.

Note that the free trial version only allows you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock this limitation.

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