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Guide to Turn off iCloud Music Library on Mac/PC/iPhone

iCloud Music Library is an amazing feature for Apple users, as it allows them to store up to 100,000 music files to iCloud and access the music library across all of their Apple devices signed into the same iCloud account. Anyone who has an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription can take advantage of it. However, this feature doesn’t completely error free. Some annoying bugs, including missing music, missing artwork, and duplicate playlists, may crash people enthusiasm to use it anymore. In this case, you may need to turn off iCloud Music Library on your devices. Well, what we are sharing here is the detailed guide to help you turn off iCloud Music Library when you don’t need it. Also, you can follow this guide to find the option iCloud Music Library to enable it as needed.

Note: iCloud Music Library is not a backup service, so make sure to always have a backup of your music collection before you make any changes.

Turn off iCloud Music Library

Part 1: Turn off iCloud Music Library on Mac/PC

Please follow these steps if you want to disable iCloud Music Library on your PC or Mac.

Step 1: Open iTunes.

Step 2: Go to the iTunes > Preferences menu.

Turn off iCloud Music Library on Mac

Step 3: Under the General tab, uncheck the iCloud Music Library option.

Turn off iCloud Music Library on Mac

Part 2: Turn off iCloud Music Library on iPhone

Please follow these steps if you want to disable iCloud Music Library on your iPhone.

Step 1: In the Settings app, tap Music.

Step 2: Scroll down to the iCloud Music Library setting.

Step 3: Toggle the “iCloud Music Library” switch to the OFF position.

Turn off iCloud Music Library on iPhone

Extra Tips: How to Use Apple Music without iCloud Music Library

Keep in mind that all of your downloaded music from Apple Music, you can access directly on your devices offline, will be deleted, once the iCloud Music Library is disabled. If you don’t like using iCloud Music Library but still want to keep Apple Music songs offline on your devices for streaming, NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter will be a great option to help you solve the trouble. It's an all-in-one smart Apple Music downloader and converter specially designed for Apple users to completely remove DRM from Apple Music, and convert them to plain formats, like MP3, AAC, WAV or FLAC format. With the help of this smart tool, you can easily get DRM-free Apple Music songs and enjoy them on any of your devices without turning on iCould Music Library.

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Steps to Convert Apple Music to MP3

Step 1: Download NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter

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Step 2: Add Apple Music Songs

Launch NoteBurner iTunes DRM Audio Converter, and then click the button "+" to add music, it will pop up a window, which will show you all of songs you have downloaded from iTunes. You can choose any song you want to convert.

Step 3: Choose Output Format

After the successful adding, please click the button "Setting" to choose the output format as you need, in the pop-up window, you can choose output path, output format, and even the conversion speed. MP3, WAV, AAC and FLAC format are available to choose.

Step 4: Remove DRM from Apple Music Songs

After completing the above steps, the final one is clicking the button "Convert". Just a few second, it will succeed.

Once the conversion finishes, the DRM will be removed completely from Apple Music, you can freely import them to your devices for offline playback.


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