Stuck at home and want to be entertained by all your favorite music without paying anything? Right now, Apple is offering a free three-month subscription to Apple Music with no catch or obligation. Simply cancel the subscription before the billing date, and the three months is entirely free. Start Free Trial.
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Thanks to a creative workaround, originally found by 9to5Mac , you can use a special Shazam promotion to double the length of a typical free trial for Apple Music. To get started, download Shazam for iOS. When it does, it should automatically add the song to your Shazam library.
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Apple Music already offers a three-month free subscription for new users, but now Apple has announced an interesting Christmas deal. As of today until the end of , you can subscribe to Apple Music without paying anything for the first six months. First spotted by Macworld UK , the campaign comes through the Shazam app, which is also owned by Apple. However, although the app is available worldwide, the deal is only valid in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. Open the Shazam app on your iPhone or iPad. If you have never used the app, you may have to identify a song first by tapping the Shazam icon. You should be prompted with the six months subscription deal for free. A promo code will be generated and redeemed in your account automatically so you can use Apple Music without paying anything for six months. The good news is that users who are already subscribed to Apple Music can also get a similar offer. If you cancel your current subscription, you can re-subscribe through Shazam and get another three months for free.
Apple Music might be flawed, but we still think it compares favourably to the likes of Spotify and Tidal in some key areas. One of the best bits, though, is the no-strings three-month free trial, which makes the 30 days you get with rival services seem miserly. But it turns out with a cunning workaround, you can actually get six months of Apple Music goodness for nowt. To get your first three months, tap or click the 'trial' button in the iOS Music app or iTunes. Fire up the Individual plan, and you gain access to over 30 million tracks, some really nice playlists, the fab 'For You' view and iffy social network Connect, which appears primarily populated by tumbleweeds, while trying desperately to inch away from the decaying corpse of Ping. Scroll down and tap the 'Manage' button under Subscriptions. Then turn off auto-renewal for Apple Music. Apple Music should be at the top. Click 'Edit' and adjust your renewal options.