How to Open Spotify Links in Apple Music & Vice Versa

Do you and your loved ones use different music streaming services? That’s okay! We’ll show you how to convert an Apple Music link to Spotify or a Spotify link to Apple Music.

You may have been wondering how to convert a song from Apple Music to Spotify or how to share a Spotify song to Apple Music. With the App MusicMatch, this is now possible. With this app, you can share a Spotify song link and convert it to Apple Music or translate a Apple Music link to Spotify.

Related: How To Download All Your Songs in Apple Music to Your iPhone (2022)

From Apple Music to Spotify

  1. To do this, first go to the App Store.

  2. Download the app MusicMatch.

  3. Open the app and click through the tutorials.

  4. Then, open Apple Music, pick a song you would like to open in Spotify, and tap the three dots on the far right of the song title.

  5. Select Share Song…

  6. Tap Copy from the pop-up menu.

  7. Then, return to your home screen and open the MusicMatch app.

  8. The link will automatically paste or select Paste Link Here.

    Paste song link to MusicMatch app
  9. Go to Preferred Music Service

  10. Select your preferred music streaming service.

  11. Then tap Open in Spotify.

How to Send a Spotify Link To Apple Music

  1. Make sure you have downloaded and set up the MusicMatch app.

  2. Open Spotify and select a song.

  3. Tap the three dots on the far right of the song title. 

  4. Select Share.

  5. Select Copy Link.

  6. Open the MusicMatch app.

  7. Paste the link.

    Paste link to song on MusicMatch
  8. Go to Preferred Music Service

  9. Select your preferred music streaming service.

  10. Then tap Open in Apple Music.

Opening Music Links

If you receive a link to music from a streaming service you are not subscribed to

  1. Press and hold on the message.

  2. Select Copy.

  3. Open the MusicMatch app.

  4. Paste the song.

    Paste code from Spotify into the MusicMatch app
  5. Select Open In Spotify. If you don't have that option or want to use a different service, tap Preferred Music Service to select another one

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Rachel Needell

Rachel Needell is a Feature Web Writer at iPhone Life, a published poet, and a longtime Apple enthusiast. Before graduating in the spring of 2021 with her Master’s degree in Literature, specializing in early 20th-century American and British Modernism, she was a college writing tutor and University English professor. Her latest piece, "Temporizing: Self Portrait" can be found in the Winter '21 edition of New Note Poetry. Although an enthusiastic traveler, you can most often find Rachel curled up under a blanket with a glass of red wine, reading a book with her cat Blue in Charlotte, North Carolina.