Though iPad series has kept updating almost every year, but still has great amount of people who still use the first generation iPad.
First of all, let's figure out why Apple Music app can't be downloaded to iPad 1. Apple stopped supporting the first Generation iPad with the iOS 6.0 update, which leaves the device stuck on the 5.1.1 version of the operating system. Meanwhile, Apple Music only can apply to iOS 8.4 or above. Therefore, it's no way for iPad 1 to use Apple Music service.
However, some people want to directly sync Apple Music to iPad 1, but limited by iTunes pop-up message showing up that, "some of the items in the iTunes library were not copied to the iPod because Apple Music songs cannot be copied to an iPod".
5 Steps to Make Playing Apple Music on iPad 1 Possible
According to this situation, there is a way out. You need a DRM removal program to bypass the restriction from Apple's Fairplay. All iTunes and Apple Music items purchased in store are in encrypted format. Therefore, Apple Music Converter is developed to unlock the protected file and convert them to plain MP3, AC3, AAC, FLAC, M4A, AIFF, AU. Through doing this, you can listen to Apple Music on the first generation iPad.
Step 1. Install the Program and Launch it.
Download and install Apple Music Converter to your computer. Then launch the program, the iTunes will be launched automatically. Apple Music will be imported to the program along with the iTunes launching. Which means you don't have to add files one by one.
Step 2. Select Music to Convert
At the left pane, select music playlists you want. If you can't find it, go to the searching box at the top of interface and type the song's name or artists' name.
Step 3. Choose MP3 as Output Format
Please go to the bottom option box, you can modify the output settings here. Click on the drop-down arrow at the right side of "Output Format" option, choose MP3 or other audio format you desired.
Step 4. Set Preference
When you are prepared, you can press on "Convert" button at the top menu bar to run conversion. Batch Apple Music conversion is also allowed.
Step 5. Run Apple Music Conversion
Finally to the last step, you can start converting Apple Music songs to MP3 and save them to output folder you designated. Then you can easily transfer Apple Music tracks to iPad 1 with iTunes and have a joy enjoyment.
After you convert Apple Music to plain format, you can free to listen to Apple Music in your iPhone 4 or anywhere. Apple Music Converter provide you a stable and secure conversion process, so have a try on it!