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How to Get Apple Music Family Plan and Share Music with Family (iOS 12)

Apple Music offers 3 different tiers for its users - $9.99 for individuals, $4.99 for college students and $14.99 family plan which supports up to six family members share accounts. A family organizer can set up the Apple Music Family Account and then invite their family members to become the part of the sharing group. Once Family Sharing in the Apple Music Family membership is set up on each member’s devices automatically, then the music purchased by a family member is available to other members in this sharing group.

If you want to share Apple Music songs with your family and enjoy Apple Music across all the devices owned by your family members, you can follow this detailed tutorial to quickly activate Apple Music family membership and share music with your family members.

How to get Apple Music Family Sharing Plan


Part 1: Benefits of Getting Apple Music Family Subscription

If you sign up for Apple Music family subscription, you and your family members can listen to over 50 millions of songs and use all the features including music videos, Beats 1, curated playlists, exclusive, original contents and more tailored to personal music tastes. Besides, there are three important benefits you will get after joining Apple Music Family Sharing Plan.

1. More cost-effective and affordable than Individual

Apple Music Individual plan costs $9.99 per month, while the Family plan costs $14.99 per month (1.5 times of Individual). So if two and more members share one Family account, it would be much cheaper than Individual.

2. Each member has their own Apple account

Each family member involved in one Family membership has their own private Apple account to get unlimited access to the entire Apple Music catalog or other more contents tailored to their personal music tastes, and also has the access to their own iCloud Music Library across all their devices.

3. Enjoy Apple Music contents across all your devices

With Apple ID that joins the Family plan, you are allowed to play Apple Music contents and access the songs, playlists or albums you added to Library across all your devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC, and Android phones or tablets.

Part 2: How to Sign Up and Activate Apple Music Family Subscription (Free Trial)

To start using Apple Music Family subscription with other members in your family, and set up the Sharing using the supported devices, you will need to choose an organizer to sign up this membership. Now let’s see how to sign up and activate Apple Music Family Sharing Plan on iPhone (iOS 12) and invite other members to be the part of your family group.

Sign Up and Activate Apple Music Family Plan

Step 1: Open the Music app on your iPhone and tap For You" at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2: If this is the first time for you to sign up Apple Music, you can tap "Try It Free".

Step 3: Select Family option and tap "Start Trial".

Step 4: Agree to the terms and conditions from the prompt.

Step 5: Choose genres and artists that you like.

Sign up Apple Music Family Plan

After you complete the sign-up for Apple Music Family Plan, then you will need to set up the Family Sharing.

Set Up Family Sharing

Step 1: On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, tap Settings > [your name]. Then tap "Set Up Family Sharing" > Get Started.

Step 2: Then follow the onscreen steps to set up a family sharing group and invite family members.

Set up Family sharing

Part 3: How to Move from Apple Music Individual to Family Plan (iOS 12)

If you started Individual plan but want to switch to Family, here is how to switch the Apple Music membership from Individual to Family. And you won't worry about losing your Apple Music library, or other data during and after the process.

Step 1: Go to Settings > User name > iTunes & App Store.

Step 2: Tap on your Apple ID at the top of the screen and "View Apple ID" and you will be asked to input password or Touch ID.

View Apple ID

Step 3: Tap "Subscriptions" and "Apple Music Subscription".

Step 4: Tap Family (1 Month) option and Tap "Confirm" to switch from Individual to Family Sharing Plan.

Move from Apple Music Individual to Family Plan

Part 4: Alternative Way to Share Apple Music Songs with Others

With Apple Music Family Subscription, you can get the unlimited access to all Apple Music contents and play on-demand music across the supported devices like iOS and Android devices, Windows, Mac, Apple Watch or Apple TV 4. For those who want to share Apple Music songs to more people or other non-Apple supported devices without Apple Music Family Sharing Plan, Sidify Apple Music Converter is the best alternative way to share Apple Music songs to more than six people or export songs to more devices like PS4, MP3 player, USB drive, SD card or CD.

Sidify Apple Music Converter BoxKey Features of Sidify Apple Music Converter

Check boxConvert Apple Music/iTunes M4P/audiobooks to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV;

Check boxPreserve the quality of the original sound; Keep ID3 Tags and all metadata;

Check boxFast conversion speed; Simple and innovative user Interface;

Check boxHighly compatible with the latest Mac/ Windows OS and iTunes.

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Here is the guide on how to export Apple Music songs, playlists or albums to MP3, AAC, WAV or FLAC audio formats, so that you can share it to more people and enjoy on more devices.

How to Export and Share Apple Music Songs with Sidify Apple Music Converter

Step 1: Launch Sidify Apple Music Converter

Before starting, please make sure that iTunes is already install on your computer. You Apple Music subscription is still in the effective period, and Apple Music songs are already downloaded to your local drive.

Firstly, download and install Sidify Apple Music Converter on PC or Mac, then launch Sidify program. Here we will take Windows version as the example.

Main interface

Step 2: Add Apple Music Songs

Click add button icon at the upper-left corner of the main screen, then a prompt will be shown to list your iTunes music library including Apple Music songs and purchased iTunes M4P music. You can select the songs you want to export from the list, then click "OK" to check the songs you added.

Then click on "OK" to check the Apple Music songs you added.

Add Apple Music files

Step 3: Customize the Output Settings

Click on Setting button button at the upper left corner of Sidify, in the prompt, you can choose the output format as MP3, AAC, WAV or FLAC, output quality as 320kbps, 256kbps, 195kbps and 128kbps.

Tips: You can choose to save the converted audio files into organized folder (Artist, Album, Artist/Album, or Album/Artist).

Set output as MP3

Step 4: Start Converting Apple Music Songs

Click on CONVERT button to start converting Apple Music songs to the plain audio format. Sidify Apple Music Converter will convert Apple Music songs at 20X faster speed.

Converting Apple Music

After the conversion completed, you can click on History button icon to check the well converted Apple Music songs. And you can choose to share the converted music to others or export to portable devices for listening to music on the go without internet connection.

Note: The trial version of Sidify Apple Music converter has 3-minute conversion limit. If you want to unlock the time restriction, you'll need to spend just $39.95.

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