How To Add & Play Music On Apple Watch

Playing music on your Apple Watch can be the best alternative way to have access to music. It will let you play music directly from your wrist whether it may be from Apple Music or through other streaming services. The new Apple Watch Series 5, Series 4 & Series 3 smartwatches are so advanced that they can do anything to let you forget your iPhone. With the pair of Airpods or other bluetooth headphones you can enjoy the music either from Apple Library, Spotify or newly added Pandora app.

As on Apple Watch, you can get access to music in different ways without practically using the phone. Add music on your Apple Watch by syncing it through iTunes as well as from Apple Music and other streaming services. The latest Apple Watch Series 5 or Apple Watch Series 4 has several trendy features that enable you to do these things smoothly. Previous versions are also a good deal but the LTE versions have advantages of better connectivity.

Unlike Samsung smartwatches, Apple Watches don’t come with pre-installed Spotify services. So you have to get music on your smartwatch to listen to favorite songs. With the huge internal storage options and improved connectivity, Apple Watch provides a better deal for music lovers. Let us see how to add playlist and play music on Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Music

1. Use Apple Music on Apple Watch

To get access to the music you should launch the Apple Music app on your iPhone. Here you will get more than 30 million tracks and playlists, provided that you should have subscribed to it. To add the music on your watch, follow these two simple steps.

First, open the Watch app on your iPhone and scroll down the menu to the Music option. Now tap Add Music option and you will be forwarded to the Apple Music. Here you can search the music by albums, artists, genres, and playlists and add your favorite one to the list.

Second, to add music your Watch must be on charging. The playlist will be marked as updating and after completion, you will see the synced notification.

2. Spotify on Apple Watch

This is the best music streaming app which enables you with millions of songs from different languages. Though Spotify app for Apple Watch lacks features like offline playback and streaming over cellular connections. It gives you access to a vast collection of music through your wrist.

These are the steps to install this app.

  • These steps are same for both the free and premium Spotify users, ensure that you have installed the updated app in your iPhone and signed in with it.
  • Now go to the Watch app on iPhone and search for Spotify app in App Store.
  • Install the app and open it on your Apple Watch.

After the successful installation of the app, you can add music through the app itself. To add music just tap the heart symbol and get music added. It means even if while offline you may get access with the recently played music list you can swipe left and scroll with the finger or digital crown through the list.

3. Music on Apple Watch without Phone

While you sync music in any version of Apple Watch, it uses the internal storage of the device to let you have access to it without a phone. Notwithstanding the fact that music cannot be streamed through cellular connection and live streaming it will enable you to enjoy the added stuff.

4. Download Pandora App

This is another music streaming app for your Apple Watch. In the recent update Pandora has added offline music feature so you can listen every beats in offline mode. Subscribe to Pandora to enjoy your favorite list of songs.

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These are the different ways to add music playlists to Apple Watch Series 5, Series 4 & Series 3. This will ensure that you will get constant access to your favorite music and albums through your wrist without using the phone every time. Now you are ready to play your favorite track through your wrist that will obviously enhance your mood.