How to listen to Beats 1 on Android and iOS 6 devices right now

Beats 1 is already available on Android... kind of. Photo: Apple

Beats 1 is already available on Android… kind of. Photo: Apple

Apple Music isn’t available on Android yet — though it is coming — but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on Beats 1 radio. Thanks to a new web app, you can tune into the 24/7 worldwide broadcast on Android and other unsupported devices right away.

The web app was put together by Twitter user Benji R, who describes it as “very unofficial.” He “managed to find an unencrypted HLS URL,” which basically allows you to tune directly into the stream without an iOS device, or iTunes on a Mac or PC.

Not only does the web stream support Android, but also older iPhones and iPads running iOS 6 and above, and Safari on OS X. To enjoy it, simply visit and hit the play button.

Apple could well block this URL when it finds out that people are using it for this purpose, so bear in mind that it could stop working at any time. But for now, at least, it’s live and broadcasting Beats 1 to those who don’t currently have official access to it.