"I'm about to move from Spotify to Amazon Music. Currently, I have a button in Google Maps that opens Spotify while driving. Is there a way to also add Amazon Music to Google Maps? "
Using your phone to navigate and play music is a normal activity when driving. However, you may have to swap apps just to change the next music, this distracted action is dangerous and illegal. To reduce any risk during driving, Google Maps has added a feature to control music inside its app for iOS and Android devices. You can directly start or pause your favorite music by asking Google Assistant, with no need to leave driving operation.
Currently, Google Maps supports some popular music streaming services including Google Play Music, Apple Music, and Spotify. However, we can't find Amazon Music on the support menu on Google Maps. How can we add Amazon Music to that music control function? No worries, on this page we will demonstrate another way to do so. Here's how to get started.
Workaround to Add Amazon Music to Google Maps
So far, Amazon Music and Google Maps still don't have integrations yet, but it's already worked with Apple Music. So there's always a way out - download Amazon Music to MP3 and import Amazon audios to Apple Music library. After that, your Amazon Music content can be loaded to Google Maps via Apple Music service.
To complete this task, , TuneBoto Amazon Music Downloader comes to help. It's capable of downloading songs from Amazon Music playlists or podcasts to ordinary music formats like MP3, AAC, FLAC WAV, AIFF, ALAC. After that, it's pretty easy to import Amazon Music streaming songs to iTunes library.
Step by step to Play Amazon Music on Google Maps
Next, we will divide three parts to show you how to download Amazon songs offline, import them to iTunes library, and play on Google Maps.
Part A. Download Amazon Music to Local Drive
TuneBoto is perfectly compatible with Windows 7-11 and macOS 10.11-12. Please download TuneBoto on your computer before getting started.
Step 1 Log into Amazon Music Account
Launch TuneBoto Amazon Music Converter and log into your Amazon Music account.
Note: TuneBoto needs to work with an Amazon account. But don't worry, it will not take any other information from your account other than the songs.
Step 2 Choose Output Settings
Tap the "Settings" gear icon to make some changes. You're able to select Output Format, Bit Rate, Sample Rate, and so on. The output directory can be modified as well if needed.
Step 3 Choose Amazon Songs, Podcasts, or Albums
Open an Amazon playlist or podcast, then tap the "+Add" icon suspended on the right side. Then TuneBoto will list all songs in a pop-up window. Choose the one you want to add to Google Maps.
Step 4 Start Converting Amazon Music to MP3
After that, all you need to do is to hit the "Convert" button to start downloading songs or podcasts from Amazon Music.
You can access the History list by hitting the "History" button to find your converted songs, hover to them, and click the "Folder" icon to open the output folder.
Part B. Import Amazon Music to Apple Music Service
Amazon Music playlists are able to be transferred to Apple Music. Some online music playlist transferring services did a great job, like Soundiiz. Yet if you've used TuneBoto to download songs from Amazon Music to MP3 files, you can directly import Amazon Music audios to Apple Music platform for playing forever.
Step 1 Run the iTunes app on your computer, then choose "Music" in the Menu bar.
Step 2 Simply click "File" and click "Add File to Library".
Step 3 Now you can directly add the Amazon Music tracks you've downloaded just to iTunes library.
Step 4 Enable the "Sync Function" to transfer the Amazon Music from computer to your Android or iOS phone.
Part C. Play Amazon Music on Google Maps
You should have had Amazon Music files stored on your phone. Now, you can ask Google Assistant to play your Amazon playlists easily:
Step 1 Open Google Maps on your mobile device, and tap "Profile" on the upper-right.
Step 2 Simply click "Settings > Navigation settings".
Step 3 Scroll download and tap "Music Playback Control".
Step 4 Choose Apple Music, tap "Next > OK".
Once done, when you're using Google Maps to navigate, you'll see a simplified music control menu at the bottom.
In to nutshell, Google Maps currently integrates with Google Play Music, Apple Music, and Spotify. But Amazon Music is out of the list. So to play Amazon songs on Google Maps during driving, it's suggested to transfer your playlists from Amazon Music to Apple Music.
TuneBoto Amazon Music Converter is exactly used to download Amazon Music as local files so that you can copy your playlists to other music streaming platforms. It offers a free trial version for users to test its features. Now, give it a shot!
Note: The free trial version of TuneBoto Amazon Music Converter enables you to convert the first three minutes of each song and convert 3 music files at a time. You can unlock the limits and enable all its features by purchasing the full version.