Watching music videos in Apple Music is something that’s taking up the lion’s share of my fun time recently. With tons of hot and trending videos on offer, I always get something really cool to catch up with.
Yet to explore the music videos? I bet you will find them spot on. You can create a personalized playlist to quickly access all of your favorite videos. Moreover, the app lets you download and share them as well. Let me walk you through the steps!
How To Watch Music Videos in Apple Music on iPhone, Mac and Apple TV
- Browse And Search For Music Videos in Apple Music
- Create a Video Playlist in Apple Music
- Add Music Videos to your Library in Apple Music
- Access Music Videos added to your Library in Apple Music
- Control Video Playback in Apple Music using Siri
- Download Apple Music Videos on iPhone, iPad, and Mac
- Share Music Videos in Apple Music
How to Browse And Search For Music Videos in Apple Music
Note: Ensure that you have the Apple Music subscription. As steps are almost the same on all the devices, you won’t have any problem in getting through your job.
Step #1. Open Apple Music on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV and then tap on Browse.
Step #2. Now, tap on Music Videos. it’s located under Playlist.
On Mac and Apple TV, it’s found at the top next to Playlist.
Now, browse through the collection to find something really hot and then tap on it to start playing.
Search Videos in Apple Music
You can also search for the music videos to quickly track down something that you are looking for. To do so, type the name of the song or artist into the search field. Then, scroll down and head to the videos section.
Search Your Friends’ (Other People) Playlist
Simply tap on the magnifier icon and enter – “Music videos”. Then, scroll down to find Shared Playlist and then tap on See all. Now, check out the songs that have been compiled by your friends. And if you any songs, add them to your playlists.
You can also directly jump over to an artist’s page to browse through the music videos. To do so, type in the artist’s name and tap on it. Once you are on the artist’s page, check out the videos.
Check Out Featured Playlists
Featured playlists offer the hottest contents. So, if you want to quickly put your hands on something that’s ruling the roost, browse through them. Head to Browse tab → Music Videos. Now, you should see a great collection of Featured playlists.
Based on your liking, you can create a personal video playlist to share them with your friends.
How to Create a Video Playlist in Apple Music
Step #1. To get started, choose a music video which you want to include in your playlist.
On your iOS device: Touch and hold the video.
- On Mac: Right click on the video while not playing
- On Apple TV: You need to press the Menu button on the Siri Remote and swipe up to the More button at the top of the screen
Step #2. Now, choose to Add to a playlist.
Step #4. Next, select New Playlist.
Note: you have the option to add it to an existing playlist as well.
Step #5. Give a Name to your new playlist. You can also write a brief description for it. Finally, tap on Done at the top right to confirm.
How to Add Music Videos to your Library in Apple Music
Every time you want to watch some of your favorite items, you don’t need to browse entire Apple Music. You can add videos to your library to access them a bit quickly.
Step #1. Open Music app on your device → Browse → Music Videos. Then, touch and hold the video you wish to add to your collection.
On iOS device: Tap on the Plus Button next to Add to Library.
- On Apple TV: You need to press the Menu button on the Siri Remote. Next, swipe up to the More button which at the top of the screen
- On Mac: You need to click the Add button next to the video
How to Access Music Videos added to your Library in Apple Music
Step #1. Open Apple Music on your device and tap on Library.
Step #2. Now, here you can see recently added Music Video which you added to your Library.
You can also dive into your playlists to check out all of your saved videos.
- On your Mac, you will find it in the sidebar on the left
- On Apple TV, you should see it in the sidebar on the right
How to Control Video Playback in Apple Music using Siri
Controlling video playing with Siri is pretty simple.
- Hey Siri, “Play Shape of you’ music video.”
- Hey Siri, “Pause.”
- Hey Siri, “Skip to the next music video.”
- Hey Siri, “Replay the music video.”
You can also download videos to watch them offline. Unfortunately, there is no option to download them on Apple TV.
Keep in mind; music videos have a bigger file size ( 50 – 100MB as compared to 15MB for songs). So, make sure to delete the ones when you don’t need anymore to prevent your storage from being cluttered.
How to Download Apple Music Videos on iPhone, iPad, and Mac
You can download both the music video you have already added to your library or the one you have found while searching through the collection. Let’s say, you want to download the one that’s in your library. Tap on Library tab → tap on the Playlists and then tap on it. Now, download your favorite song or the entire playlist.
Alternatively, while browsing through the Apple Music, if you find something cool, you can download it by following the below steps.
Step #1. Open Music app on your device → Browse → Music Videos. Then, choose the music videos you wish to download.
On your iOS device: Tap the Plus button next to the video.
On Mac: Click the Add button next to the video.
Step #2. Now, hit the Download button.
Step #1. Choose the music video you want to share.
On your iOS device: Long press on the video.
On Mac: Right on the video when it’s not playing.
Step #2. Now, choose Share Video and then select the method through which you want to share it.
On Mac, you have the option to copy the link to share it. Besides, you can also share it directly on Twitter and Facebook.
What’s your take on this new add-on? Is there any feature you would like to see in Apple Music? Do let us know about it in the comments.
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