In October 2022, Microsoft said Apple Music would be coming to Windows soon. A few months after the announcement, the Apple Music preview app is finally available in the Microsoft Store.
Apple Music app for Windows 10?
While the Apple Music app for Windows is undoubtedly good news for millions of Windows users, the catch is that it is available for Windows 11 only. That is, as of writing this, the Apple Music app is available for PC users running Windows 11 version 22621.0 or higher versions only. Unfortunately, this means that the Apple Music app is not currently available for Windows 10 users.
Although the Apple Music app appears in the Windows 10 Microsoft Store, it cannot be installed on your Windows 10 PC. The Microsoft Store app shows the “The version of Windows on your PC does not meet the minimum system requirements for this product” message when you open the Apple Music app’s page in the Store.
So, the Apple Music app is not officially available for Windows 10. Is there a workaround to install the Apple Music app on Windows 10 PC? Unfortunately, there is no way to install the Apple Music app on a Windows 10 computer. However, if you often access the Apple Music service via a web browser, you can install Apple Music as an app in Windows 10 with the help of Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser.
Here is how to install Apple Music as an app in Windows 10.
Install Apple Music as an app in Windows 10 using Google Chrome
NOTE: When you install Apple Music as an app, the Apple Music website is installed as an app.
Step 1: Head over to the official Apple Music webpage in the Chrome browser.
Step 2: Once there, click on the three dots next to your profile picture (refer to the image below), click More tools and then click Create shortcut option.
Step 3: When you see the following pop-up, check the Open as window option and then click the Create button. That’s it!
You can now use the Start menu/taskbar search to open the Apple Music app. The app will be opened in a separate window.
Install Apple Music as an app using Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
Step 1: In the Edge browser, open the Apple Music webpage.
Step 2: Click on the three dots in the Edge browser toolbar, click Apps and then click Install this site as an app option.
Step 3: When you see the Install app pop-up, click the Install button.
Step 4: Finally, when you get the following pop-up, select if you would like to pin the app to the Start and taskbar. Click the Allow button. That’s it!
You can now launch Apple Music using search in Windows 10.
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