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How to Stop Apple Music Playing Automatically in Car?

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By Justin SabrinaUpdated on February 22, 2023

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This article provides 9 ways about how to stop Apple music from automatically playing in the car. In addition, you will get the extra solutions and tips about how to keep Apple Music forever by converting Apple Music to MP3.
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“Every time I get in the car, it will automatically play Apple Music. How do I stop Apple music from automatically playing in my car?”

When you get in the car, your iPhone will automatically connect to CarPlay, and music will automatically play through the iPhone’s Bluetooth speaker. If you don’t want Apple Music to automatically play in the car every time you drive, read on! This guide provides you with different ways to stop Apple Music from automatically playing in the car. By the way, at the end of this article, we will also provide additional benefits on how to save Apple Music on computer forever.

Offline playing Apple Music freely in anywhere is to converting Apple Music songs to MP3.

If you want to listen on Apple Music playlist/songs on any devices and players offline freely, you need to remove Apple Music DRM and convert them to DRM-free MP3 format.
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Part 1. 9 Ways to Stop iPhone from Auto-play Music in the Car

There are some ways you can employ to prevent iPhone from automatically playing music in your car. Check it out!

Way 1: Disable the Apple Music CarPlay setting on your iPhone[Simple]

The most simple way to stop Apple Music playing automatically to in your car is to disable the Apple Music CarPlay setting. You can disable the Apple Music CarPlay setting on your iPhone, let's view the detail steps:

Step 1: Please go to "Settings" app on iPhone and tap “General”.
Step 2: Then selecting “CarPlay”, and then tap “Apple Music”.
Step 3: Toggle the switch to “Off” to stop Apple Music from playing automatically in your car.

Way 2: Remove CarPlay Connection on Settings app on your iPhone

Step 1. Please open the "Settings" app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Tap General >> CarPlay option, here you'll see a list of vehicles synced with your iPhone.

Step 3. Tap on the car that you'd like to remove connecting from, and then tap the blue "Forget This Car" option on the next screen.

Step 4. Tap the red "Forget" option in the pop-up to confirm you want to forget the vehicle.

turn off CarPlay on your iPhone through the Settings app

Way 3: Turn down the Car Stereo Volume to Zero

The easiest way is to completely zero the car stereo system before turning off the engine. In this way, the Apple Music will still play automatically, but you won’t hear it. If this method is not suitable for you, you can try the following methods.

Way 4: Quit Music App to Stop Automatic Music Playback in Car

If Apple Music plays automatically when you get in the car, you can force close the Apple Music app on your iPhone to prevent iPhone from Auto playing music in the car. Just double-click the "Home" button, and then slide up on the music app.

Way 5: Use a Silent Music Track to Prevent Apple Music from Playing

iPhones tend to play songs in alphabetical order. You can add a silent song named "A a a a a a a a a song" to your Apple Music Library and use this habit to trick the car's Bluetooth stereo. If necessary, set up single loop playback. When you enter the car, it will play as your first song, and no music will sound in the speakers.

Way 6: Tell Siri to Stop Playing Apple Music in the Car

Siri is your obedient voice assistant. When you get in the car, tell Siri to stop to play music. It will automatically turn off your music, but some loaded songs may take a minute or two to download and automatically play, so you cannot tell Siri to stop playing immediately. And you need to interact with Siri every time you drive.

Way 7: Turn off CarPlay to Stop iPhone from Auto-play Apple Music

You can try to turn off CarPlay in iPhone to stop iPhone from auto playing Apple Music in Car.
Before you get in the car, open your iPhone and go to "Settings", tap "Screen Time" > "Content & Privacy Restrictions" > enter your Screen Time passcode, then tap "Allowed Apps" > turn off "CarPlay".

Turn off CarPlay on iPhone

Way 8: Delete Apple Music App from iPhone

You can delete the "Apple Music" application to stop automatically playing Apple Music songs in the car. Just click and hold the music icon, then click the "X" icon and confirm that you want to delete the app from the iPhone. However, after deleting the Apple Music app, it means that you will no longer be able to enjoy songs through the Apple Music app on your phone, please think twice.

Way 9: Send Your Feedback to Apple to Stop Playing Music Automatically

If the appeal method is not useful to you, you can also send your feedback to Apple. It is recommended that Apple add a switch in "Settings" to prevent the iPhone from automatically playing music in the car.

Part 2. How to Save Apple Music Forever for Offline Listening Freely?

As we all know, Apple Music add DRM protection to its songs to prevent users from copying and transferring it songs to non-Apple device. Once you cancel the subscription, you can not keep the downloaded Apple Music songs. Luckily, here you meet UkeySoft Apple Music Converter that can help you keep Apple Music forever.

UkeySoft Apple Music Converter can remove DRM from Apple Music and convert Apple Music M4P songs to MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV, etc with lossless quality. In addition. After conversion, you can save Apple Music songs on your computer forever, then transfer the unprotected songs to any device for offline enjoying.

In addition, the iTunes Music Converter supports to convert iTunes purchased M4P music, iTunes M4B audiobooks and Audible AA/AAX audiobooks to DRM-free MP3, M4A, FLAC, AAC, etc.

Key Features of UkeySoft Apple Music Converter:

  • Built-in Apple Music web player and Music Player.
  • Download and play music without iTunes or Apple Music app installation.
  • Convert Apple Music to MP3, M4A, FLAC, WAV, AIFF and AAC for playing in anywhere.
  • Remain original audio quality, ID3 tags and metedata.
  • Offline play Apple Music on any device without Apple Music app intalled.
  • Burn Apple Music to a CD or upload to iCloud, Cloud Drive, Google Drive, etc.
  • Transfer Apple Music to MP3 player, iPod Touch, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, Sony Walkman, USB flash drive, etc.

If you want to know how to use UkeySoft Apple Music Converter to convert Apple Music to MP3, please refer to the link.

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Steps to Download Apple Music to MP3/M4A/WAV/FLAC/AIFF Formats

Step 1. Launch the program on your PC or Mac, you will see there is a Apple Music web player in the program, please sigin in your Apple ID.

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Step 2. Open a playlist that you want to download, click "Add to list" icon to add them to the converting list, and then select songs you want to download.

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Step 3. Click "Convert" button start downloading Apple Music to MP3 or other format.

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Step 4. After Apple Music to MP3 conversion completed, you will get the MP3 music file. Or, you're able to play those downloaded songs with it's built-in Music player.

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