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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎08-21-2008
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Playing iTunes "Protected" music on BB

Any work around?  I can play music that I've uploaded to my Mac but any music I've purchased from the iTunes store won't play.  My kids Blackberry and she would rather listen to the "Jonas Brothers" than "Paul Simon".



Posts: 28
Registered: ‎07-15-2008
My Device: Curve 8330

Re: Playing iTunes "Protected" music on BB

There's no way to play DRM "protected" music on your Blackberry directly because Apple does not license their DRM technology.


Although time consuming and resulting in somewhat of a loss of audio quality, you can convert the music to unprotected MP3 or AAC files by using an Apple-supported backup method in iTunes. You would need to burn a regular music CD (burning a data or MP3 CD won't work) of the protected songs you want to convert then import the songs back from the CD into iTunes.


You can find instructions on how to burn a regular audio CD from iTunes here: