Apple (Music) brings Dark Mode, lyrics to Android
Apple has updated its Apple Musicapp for Android, ushering in support for some of the best features we already have on iPhones, iPads and Macs – but the software won’t ship till fall.
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Apple Music is pretty popular on Android. Google Play says it has seen in excess of 10 million installs, with the majority of users giving the app 5 stars for an average rating of 3.5.
The new update – which is only available to beta testers at the moment — brings dark mode and live lyrics when listening to a song.
The full update will be made available when iOS 13 ships in fall.
How to see lyrics in Apple Music on Android
Lyrics will appear in the Now Playing window of the app. Tap that to expand that window and you’ll see the lyrics there, with the current lyric highlighted.
You can scroll through the lyrics, or tap a line and the song will jump to that moment. Useful if you’re learning how to sing the song.
“Turn on lyrics to follow along with your favorite music as it plays. Each line appears in step with the music, so you always know where you are and what’s coming next. Scroll and tap any line to jump to your favorite verse. Beautiful animations make following along with your favorite songs fun,”Apple explains.
How to use dark mode in Apple Music on Android
Open Settings>Theme and you can now choose between Light, Dark and Set by Battery Saver.
Apple is currently offering three months of Apple Music access for the price of one as well as a free trial.