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As an Apple user, you may need to clear up your device storage or upgrade your iOS version from time to time. It's not always the case but it may be a great trouble when you lost your purchased music.

For whatever reason you lost your songs, now you have come to the right place because here we will give you the most comprehensive solutions to this problem.

If you haven't deleted your music from your iCloud account, you will get them back from your iCloud account to the place you want. For different Apple device users, we provide you 5 ways to download the iCloud music.

Download Music from iCloud

Download Music from iCloud

Part 1. How to download iCloud music to your iPhone/iPod/iPad

If you deleted the purchased music on your iPhone, iPod or iPad and want to get them back to the device, please sign in with the Apple ID with which you bought the music. Make sure your purchases are not hidden and you haven't changed your Apple ID from one country to another.

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1Go to iTunes Store

Open iTunes Store on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Tap Purchased, then tap Music.

2Find the songs you want to download

Tap Not on This iPhone/iPad/iPod and find the song(s) you want to download.

3Start downloading the music

Tap the Download icon to the right of the title to start downloading.

download iCloud music to your iPhone/iPod/iPad

Part 2. How to get music back from iCloud with iTunes

If you delete the songs from iTunes on your PC/Mac, you can also download them back again.

1Open iTunes on your computer and sign in with your Apple ID.

2Click your name and select Purchased. Then click Not in My Library.

3Find the music you want to download and click the download icon.

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Part 3. How to access iCloud music on Apple TV

If you want to access the music in your iCloud on Apple TV, you can find and play them on your Apple TV, but you don't actually download them to the device. These are steps of how to access the iCloud music on your Apple TV.

1Enter the Home screen on your Apple TV, choose Music or My Music.

2Select the song and just listen.

Part 4. How to download all your music to your Mac

1Pick the computer you want your canonical library to live on and run iTunes.

2Make sure iCloud Music Library is enabled in iTunes > Preferences > General > Select Music from the dropdown menu, and select the Library tab.

3Go to View > Show View Options > Click on the checkboxes next to iCloud Download.

4You can download tracks one-by-one by clicking on the cloud icon, or by selecting multiple songs and control-clicking on them, then selecting Download.

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Part 5. How to access and recover iCloud music to computer without iPhone

If you have make iPhone music backup to iCloud, then here you are able to access and download the music files from iCloud, you even do not need your iPhone.

What you need is Aiseesoft Data Recovery.

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1Free download, install and run this software on your computer. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup File, and sign in your iCloud account and password. (iCloud password forgot? Recover or reset it quickly.)

Scan iCloud music

2Pick up one iCloud backup that contains your music, and click Download > Select App Audio to start to download iPhone music backup from iCloud to this computer.

Select Music

3After the scanning result is complete, you can click App Audio to view the detailed music files. Select the audio files that you want to download, and click Recover to start to save the music files from iCloud to computer.

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This tutorial shows you 5 ways of downloading music from iCloud to your computer or iOS device. You can do it easily by yourself.

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June 13, 2018 11:57 / Updated by to iCloud Tips

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