Tip of the Day: How to Purchase Music in Apple Music

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One of the nice features of Apple's music ecosystem is if you hear something you like, Apple makes it easy to buy. Here's how to purchase music in Apple Music and Beats 1. 

If you hear a song you like when listening to Beats 1, you can purchase it via a somewhat circuitous route. Open the iTunes Store app and, at the top right, tap on the three lines just to the left of the search box.

Then tap on the Radio tab.

You'll see a history of the songs you've listened to on Beats 1 with a purchase button next to each song.

To purchase a song or album in Apple Music, pick the one you want to buy and then tap the three dots to the right of the list of actions.

Then tap Show in iTunes Store.

You can then purchase it in the Store.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.