How to Play Your Favorite Apple Music Songs on iPod Nano/Shuffle

Don't let Apple's encryption ruin your musical enjoyment, after reading this article, you will know TuneKeep Audio Converter is your best way to listen to Apple Music on iPod Nano/Shuffle.

Posted to Audio Converter Tutorials by Phil Hanks on September 30, 2019 | Buy Now

It’s a fact that nowadays Apple Music has become one of the most popular music streaming services. We all know that Apple’s investment in music industry has always been huge. iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle, which were released and played an important part in the past, and the birth of Apple Music is also enough to illustrate Apple's ambitions for the music industry. But only God knows why Apple used a kind of encryption technology to make it almost impossible to realize the communication between these famous names of Apple itself.

Apple Music Logo

Table of contents
1. You Can Barely Enjoy Apple Music on Your iPod Nano/Shuffle
2. TuneKeep Audio Converter Is Here to Help You with The Problem
3. Quick Guide of TuneKeep Audio Converter

You Can Barely Enjoy Apple Music on Your iPod Nano/Shuffle

Since 2015, the year that Apple Music had come out officially for the first time, music lovers from all over the world were looking forward to enjoying Apple Music’s music streaming services on their iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle. But we all know what happened after that, Apple not only did not provide the corresponding Apple Music support for these two classic products but also stopped production of these two products in July 2017 and removed them from the Apple’s official website. In addition to the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle, only a few versions of the iPod Touch are supported by Apple Music.

iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle Cannot Play Apple Music

This news was undoubtedly a blow to Apple fans and music lovers. Many people were disappointed and confused about Apple’s decision, there are also some dedicated users who have been looking for a way to play Apple Music on the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle until today. In fact, Apple Music did all these measures in order to prevent piracy, but in general, this decision is really not a perfect choice.

Today, the development of Apple Music is getting faster and faster. Rich music library, diverse features, all of these make users who are still keen on listening to music with iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle seem helpless. But it doesn't matter, this article is not intended to tell you the difficulty of playing Apple Music on the iPod Nano/Shuffle, but to provide you with a perfect choice. TuneKeep Audio Converter, a one-stop Apple Music converter which can help you play Apple Music on your iPod Nano/Shuffle, the services that Apple does not provide to you are now implemented by us.

TuneKeep Audio Converter Is Here to Help You with The Problem

The features that TuneKeep Audio Converter has and the services it provides will not make you disappointed as Apple ever did. Let’s see the advantages of TuneKeep Audio Converter.

Features & Advantages of TuneKeep Audio Converter

  • Provide 100% lossless audio quality after converting Apple Music tracks
  • Retain every ID3 tags like song titles, artist, album, genre, track number, etc.
  • Output files can be sorted or renamed by ID3 tags, slash and underline
  • 16X faster conversion speed, specially designed to save your valuable time
  • Batch conversion is available, make conversion more convenient and efficient
  • Compatible with latest Windows 10, macOS Mojave and iTunes perfectly

Quick Guide of TuneKeep Audio Converter

Step 1: Launch TuneKeep Audio Converter

Please turn off iTunes before launching TuneKeep Audio Converter because iTunes will be opened with the converter at the same time. In the left panel, all the songs in your iTunes library will be listed as playlists, so please make sure you have added the songs you want to convert and play on iPod Nano/Shuffle to your iTunes library.

TuneKepp Audio Converter interface

Note: When the converter is working, please make moves like download or stream songs on iTunes, make sure to keep iTunes running as well. If not, it might cause some errors to the converter and your conversion will be failed.

Step 2: Add Apple Music Tracks as You Want

Please turn off iTunes before launching TuneKeep Audio Converter because iTunes will be opened with the converter at the same time. In the left panel, all the songs in your iTunes library will be listed as playlists, so please make sure you have added the songs you want to convert and play on iPod Nano/Shuffle to your iTunes library.

Choose Apple Music Songs

Step 3: Output and Conversion Settings

As you can see in the screenshot below, there is a bottom panel for you to make changes in output files. To play Apple Music on iPod Nano/Shuffle, we suggest you choose MP3 or M4A as output format since these two are the best format for iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle. There are also other settings like bitrate and sample rate you can make changes on.

Choose MP3 as output

Click the “Options” button at the top left corner and you will see an options window pop up. In this window, you can control and choose the conversion speed as you want. The feature of sorting and renaming output files is also provided here.

Audio Converter Options Dialog

Step 4: Start the “Apple Music to iPod Nano/Shuffle” Conversion

What you are doing is the most important step of converting Apple Music tracks to iPod Nano/Shuffle playable files. Click the “Convert” button and the conversion will get started immediately. After a few minutes of waiting and you will get the files you want, what you need to do is to sync them to your iPod Nano or iPod Shuffle and enjoy them.

Converting Apple Music

Besides, if you want to find or remove conversion records and converted files, you can simply click the “History” button to open the history window, and then you are free to make your next move.

Step 5: Sync Output Files to Your iPod Nano/Shuffle via iTunes

Now you can exit the converter or just keep it running, it all depends on your wish. But you will need to keep iTunes running and add the converted files to your iTunes library. For a better experience when doing this, we highly suggest you create a new playlist to include converted tracks so that you can distinguish them from the original tracks. Or you can simply delete the original tracks and add them back when you need to. Now get yourself a USB cable and then connect your iPod Nano/Shuffle with the computer, sync them via iTunes. Once it is done, you are totally free to enjoy Apple Music tracks on your iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle.

Conclusion

It’s must be a tough time without your iPod Nano or iPod Shuffle when playing Apple Music, well, the hard time will no longer happen in the future because of the appear of TuneKeep Audio Converter. We hope every user of both iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle can enjoy their Apple Music songs freely, but not worrying about finding ways to play Apple Music on iPod Nano/Shuffle all day. As a normal Apple Music fan, and a user of iPod Nano, I trusted in TuneKeep Audio Converter, and it never fails me. So, why are you still waiting? Download the converter to join me, join us and join the other iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle users now!