Bradley Chambers. Apple Music and Spotify are the dominant players in the streaming music industry. Spotify just announced they have 75 million paid subscribers with million total active users. Apple recently hit 40 million subscribers. In fact, the streaming music industry has revitalized the music business. In reality, Apple Music and Spotify are both excellent services. This time period is the golden age for music fans. Spotify made the news recently by offering a bundle with Hulu. Spotify Premium subscribers can also trial Hulu for three months for just 99 cents.
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With an Apple Music family subscription, up to six people can enjoy unlimited access to Apple Music on their devices. And each family member gets their own personal music library, and music recommendations based on what they love to listen to. Already subscribe to Apple Music? Tap or click the trial offer, one trial per person or family , choose Family, then tap or click Start Trial. If you're not sure if you have an Apple ID, we can help you find out. If you're asked for a verification code, you have two-factor authentication set up for your Apple ID. If asked, confirm your billing information and add a valid payment method. Then tap or click Join. Then invite family members to join your family group.
Apple Music: Getting started
Apple singlehandedly turned the digital music marketplace on its head when it launched the iTunes Store in Since then, the iTunes Store has evolved into Apple Music , a music streaming service to compete with the likes of Spotify, Tidal, and other services. Our guide to everything Apple Music can help set the record straight. What the heck is this thing? Apple Music combines subscription-based music streaming with global radio-like programming. The Music app, which is how you use the service, comes pre-installed on all new iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, and Macs. You can also access Apple Music on the web at music.
Pocket-lint - Apple Music is a music-streaming service that Apple launched in The service competes with the likes of Spotify , Google Play Music and Amazon Music Unlimited , offering users access to millions of songs and a multitude of features, depending on their subscription. Apple offers four paid-for subscription options, one of which is the Apple Music Family subscription. There's also an individual monthly subscription, individual annual subscription and Student subscription, as well as an option for Android device users. This feature focuses on the Apple Music Family subscription, detailing everything you need to know from how much it costs to what it offers and where it is available. If you set up Family Sharing , you will automatically become the family organiser. The Apple Music Family plan not only offers access for up to six users, but each of those users will have their own individual account, which will allow them to stream ad-free music and videos, access 60 million songs and their iTunes library, listen online or offline and download , songs to their library. Family plan users will also get access across their devices, whilst also being able to see what friends are listening to and get access to Beats 1 live and on-demand radio shows. They can choose what they share and when they share it with other members of the Family plan, or decide not to share at all, and they will also be able to share iTunes purchases if they have setup iCloud Family sharing. You can see whether Apple Music Family plan is available in your country by heading here.