How to Make Apple Music Crossfade on iOS/Android/Windows/Mac

It is well known that some of Apple's services are available on other platforms, such as Windows and Android, but usually restrict some features. However, when it comes to Apple Music, the situation is totally opposite. The Android version seems to have more features than the one available on iOS. Does Apple Music have crossfade on iOS?

Unfortunately, there is no crossfade on Apple Music on iOS. But we found an alternative way for you. We will guide you on how to make Apple Music crossfade on iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac. Once you set the crossfade, you will see the song fade in and out smoothly.

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Part 1. How to Crossfade Apple Music on Android/Windows/Mac

How to get Apple Music crossfade? To enable this feature, you must be signed in with the same Apple ID as your iTunes account. In Apple Music, the process is very simple, you can do as below.

Crossfade on Apple Music on Android:

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Step 1. Launch the Apple Music app.

Step 2. Select the the three-dots icon at the top-right corner and then choose the "Settings" option.

Step 3. Find the "Crossfade" option under the "Audio" section.

Step 4. The default setting is "Auto", you can also select the "manual" crossfade option and make any value between 2 and 5 seconds. This will work for most songs.

Crossfade on Apple Music on Windows:

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Step 1. Open iTunes on your Windows.

Step 2. Select "Edit" from the top menu bar. Then choose the "Preferences" option.

Step 3. On the new window, click on the "Playback" tab at the top.

Step 4. Tick the check bar next to "Crossfade Songs" and you can then move the slider bar to adjust the duration of the crossfade between songs.

Crossfade on Apple Music on Mac:

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Step 1. Open Apple Music on your Mac.

Step 2. Select "Music" from the menu bar and then choose the "Preferences" option.

Step 3. Click on the "Playback" tab at the top.

Step 4. Tick the "Crossfade Songs" check box. Move the slider to change the number of seconds.

Part 2. How to Crossfade Apple Music on iOS: Alternative Way

It's easy to make Apple Music crossfade on Android, Windows, and Mac. However, there is no crossfade feature on the iOS app. So, how to crossfade Apple Music iOS? We've found an alternative way for you. That is, you can listen to your Apple Music songs with other music players on your iOS device. Then you will be able to get your Apple Music songs crossfade on iOS with other music players.

To make this come true, it's necessary to make use of a technical Apple Music tool - AudFree Apple Music Downloader. You can use it to download and convert Apple Music songs as your own music files stored on your local drive. That is to say, you can offline listen to Apple Music songs without a subscription.

By using AudFree Music Downloader to download Apple Music, you can get unprotected Apple Music songs with lossless sound quality. After that, you are able to listen to Apple Music songs with any other music player on your device. You can also transfer the downloaded songs to any other device for listening.

AudFree Apple Music Downloader

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  • Download Apple Music to play on any player and device offline
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, M4B, etc.
  • Quicker conversion and download speed of up to 30X
  • Keep original sound quality and all the metadata info

How to Crossfade Apple Music on iOS with Other Music Players

Before going ahead, please make sure that AudFree Apple Music Downloader has been installed on your computer. Then, do as instructed below to make Apple Music crossfade on your iOS device.

Step 1 Add Apple Music songs to AudFree Downloader
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Open AudFree Apple Music Downloader and click on the first "Add Music" button from the bottom-left corner. You can add many Apple Music songs to it because it supports batch downloading.
Step 2Choose output format and customize other parameters
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Click on the "Edit" icon to customize your output settings. You can choose the output audio format and change the codec, channel, bit rate, and so on. Then click "OK" to save your changes.
Step 3Download Apple Music songs to your computer
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Click on the "Convert" button to start downloading Apple Music songs to your computer. When the download process is complete, you can hit the "Converted" icon to find your Apple Music downloads.
Step 4Transfer Apple Music downloads to your iOS device
You can now connect your computer to your iOS device with a USB cable. Then copy and paste the downloaded Apple Music songs to your iOS device. After that, you are able to play the downloaded Apple Music songs and crossfade Apple Music songs with other music players on your iOS device.

Part 3. FAQs about Apple Music Crossfade

We selected some frequently asked questions about "Apple Music crossfade".

Q1: Can You Crossfade on Apple Music?

A: Yes, you can crossfade Apple Music directly on the Apple Music app.

Q2: Can You Crossfade on Apple Music iPhone?

A: iOS devices don't have a feature of crossfade. But you can try using AudFree Apple Music Downloader to make Apple Music crossfade with other music players.

Q3: How Long Should a Crossfade Be?

A: You can set Apple Music crossfade between 2 and 5 seconds. This is the best crossfade duration that will work for most songs.

Q4: How to Turn Off Apple Music Crossfade?

A: Go to "Settings" on your Apple Music app, then select the "Crossfade" option from the "Audio" section. Turn the "Off" option on. This will turn off your Apple Music crossfade.

Part 4. Final Thoughts

Until now, you have known how to crossfade Apple Music manually on your device. Although there is no crossfade feature on iOS Apple Music, you can still make Apple Music crossfade by using the AudFree Apple Music Downloader. It enables you to download Apple Music songs and play them in any other music player on your iOS device. Then you can crossfade your Apple Music songs easily. Not only this, if you want to burn CD from Apple Music or have other needs about Apple Music, you can also think about AudFree Apple Music Downloader.

Sep 13, 2022 4:58 PM

Posted by James Blair to Apple Music Tips

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