Now that Apple Music is live, the service also allows for downloading of songs for offline playback, which can be helpful if you have a small data plan. It’s really easy to download entire curated playlists and individual songs offline. It’s a matter of 1 or 2 taps.
How to download a playlist? It’s easy—just tap on the ‘+’ sign and all the songs will download in the background, and be available in your ‘My Music’ tab:
How to download songs offline? Just tap the three dots menu and tap “Make Available Offline”:
That’s pretty much it. Some users have had some trouble getting offline downloads to work, as the message “This requires iCloud Music Library” pops up, asking you to enable it in Settings, but some can’t.
How to fix this? One solution that has worked is to turn off Wi-Fi, then enable your iCloud library. This should then allow you to download songs offline.
We haven’t had any issues so far, let us know if this is working for you.