Apple Music LyricsSource: Bryan M. Wolfe / iMore

To better experience your tracks, you can read Apple Music lyrics as the songs are playing. You can also search for a song by the lyrics. Doing both is a relatively straightforward process, and the tool is available across multiple devices, including iPhone/iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

Lyrics aren't available for every song in the Music app. Additionally, explicit lyrics and lyrics search isn't available in all countries or regions.

Finding Apple Music lyrics on iPhone/iPad

The following steps work on the Music app for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android-based devices. To read the Apple Music lyrics to songs on your mobile device:

  1. Tap the Music app on your device.
  2. Select a song to play.
  3. Choose the song to open the Now Playing screen.

    To find lyrics on your iPhone, tap the Music app on the device Home screen, then select a song to play. Tap the song that's playing to open the Now Playing screen.Source: iMore

  4. Tap the Lyrics icon at the bottom left of the Now Playing screen. If Apple Music Lyrics aren't available, the icon won't be highlighted.

    To find lyrics on your iPhone, tap the Lyrics icon at the bottom left of the Now Playing screen. If Lyrics aren't available, the icon isn't highlighted.Source: iMore

The lyrics adjust as the song gets played so you can follow along as you listen. You can scroll and tap any line to jump to a particular verse. To turn lyrics off, tap the Lyrics icon again. To see the full lyrics for a song, press and hold the song title, then tap View Full Lyrics.

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To see the full lyrics for a song, press and hold the song, then tap View Full Lyrics. Source: iMore

Finding Apple Music lyrics on Apple TV

  1. Choose the Music app on Apple TV.
  2. Select a song to begin playing.

    To find song lyrics on Apple TV, select the Music app, then select your song to begin playing.Source: iMore

Lyrics begin playing by default. To jump to a specific verse, you can swipe up or down on the Touch surface on the Siri Remote. To turn lyrics off, press the Menu button on your remote, then select Lyrics in the upper-right corner of the screen.

To turn lyrics off on Apple TV, press the Menu button once while a song is playing. Select Lyrics icon at the top right.Source: iMore

To see the full lyrics for a song, hard press the top right of the Touch surface on the Siri Remote. Choose View Full Lyrics in the pop-up menu.

To see full lyrics, hard press the top right of the Touch surface on the Siri Remote. Choose View Full Lyrics from the menu.Source: iMore

Finding Apple Music lyrics on Mac

  1. Open the Music app on your computer.
  2. Play a song.
  3. Choose the Lyrics icon at the top right.

    To find song lyrics on Mac, open the Music app, then begin playing a song. Choose the Lyrics icon at the top right to see the lyrics.Source: iMore

If there are lyrics to the song, they'll show up in a pop-up menu on the right.

You can jump to a particular verse by scrolling, then clicking any line in the lyrics. To see the lyrics in full screen, choose Windows > Full Screen Player on the menu bar. The full lyrics are also available by selecting the More icon to the right of a song. From there, click Get Info, then the Lyrics tab.

To view full lyrics, select the More icon to the right of a song. From there, click Get Info, then the Lyrics tab.Source: iMore

Using Search

Regardless of your device, you can find songs by typing in a part of a verse in the Search box.

Questions?

Do you have any questions about Apple Music lyrics or the Apple Music service in general? Let us know below.

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