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How do I share my Apple music with family?

Last Updated: 27th January, 2020

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  1. If you're not signed in, sign in withyourApple ID.
  2. From the menu bar at the top of theiTuneswindow, choose Account > FamilyPurchases.
  3. Select a family member's name to viewtheircontent.
  4. Download or play the items that you want.

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Keeping this in view, how do I share my Apple music library with family?

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings > [your name] > Family Sharing.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Confirm or change the Apple ID that you want to use tosharecontent.
  4. Go back to Family Sharing and make sure that PurchaseSharingand/or Apple Music is on.

Similarly, how does family sharing work on Apple? Family Sharing requires a personal AppleIDsigned in to iCloud and the App Store and iTunes Store.FamilySharing makes it easy for up to six familymembers toshare iTunes, Apple Books, and App Storepurchases, anApple Music family subscription, and aniCloud storageplan.

In this way, can Apple music be shared?

Apple Music comes with iOS 8.4 and costs $9.99tosubscribe. There's also a family plan that costs $14.99 for uptosix people. This feature lets families have up to sixAppleIDs linked up to one credit card, so purchases iniTunes, iBooksand the App Store can all be sharedwithout having toshare the same AppleID.

How do I share my Apple music library?

Enjoy shared music

  1. Open the Music app.
  2. Tap Library at the bottom of the screen. If you're usinganiPad, then tap Library in the upper-left corner.
  3. Tap Home Sharing. Don't see it? Tap Edit, select HomeSharing,tap Done, then tap Home Sharing.
  4. Choose a shared library.

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Delfina Hadassah

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How do you set up Family Sharing on iTunes?

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch:
Go to Settings > [your name] >FamilySharing. If you're using iOS 10.2 or earlier, gotoSettings > iCloud > Family. TapAddFamily Member. Enter your family member's nameoremail address and follow theonscreeninstructions.

Jie Moroni

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Can you share iTunes library between users?

With Home Sharing, you can share iTuneslibrarybetween users, but there are some limitations: Thecomputersneed to be on and awake, and iTunes needs to beopen. Yourshared iTunes library will appear on othercomputers, iOSdevices using iOS 4.3 or later, and Apple TV (2ndand 3rdgeneration).

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Do you have to share music on Apple music family plan?

Family Sharing makes it easy for up to sixpeoplein your family to share iTunes, iBooks, and AppStorepurchases, an Apple Music family membership, and aniCloudstorage plan, without sharing accounts. Aftertheinvitees accept your invitation, each member of yourfamilygroup will have access to AppleMusic.

Joy Dobrotin

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How much is family Apple music?

Apple Music costs $9.99 per month, or $14.99permonth for a family subscription for up to six people(whichrequires iCloud Family Sharing).

Olanda Baichoroff

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Does Apple Family Sharing cost money?

They will even need approval for free apps; notjustthose that cost $$$. With family sharing, you canbuyan app on your iPhone, and family members can thendownloadthe same app on their iPod or iPod touch. Same for musicandbooks.

Zhongyi Stubner

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Why is my apple music not working on family sharing?

1. Make sure Apple Music, iCloud, and iTunesonthe family member's device are all using thesameaccount. These first two troubleshooting steps may help fixyourissues signing up. [email protected]), yourfamilymember's iPhone or iPad needs to be logged into theiraccount ([email protected]), not yours.

Desideria Frohnheiser

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How do I accept family sharing?

How to accept a Family Sharing invitation on iPhoneandiPad
  1. Launch Settings from your Home screen.
  2. Tap the Apple ID banner at the top.
  3. Tap Invitations.
  4. Tap Accept.
  5. Tap Confirm.
  6. Tap Continue to share purchases.
  7. Tap to share your location or tap Not Now.

Iashoda Yoman

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Why can't I see family purchases in iTunes?

If anyone in your family chose not to sharetheiriTunes Store content, then you can't seetheircontent. Your family members can check theirsettingson their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac: In iOS 8, theycan tapSettings > iCloud > Family.

Romaysae Lehnertz

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Can you listen to Apple music on 2 devices at the same time?

Unlike the computer, you cannothavemultiple accounts on an iPad. However, if youhave anApple Music Family subscription, your wife canlistento the Apple Music catalog using her uniqueApple IDon her iPad at the same time you arelistening to themusic that you like using yourApple ID onyour iPhone or Mac.

Lisardo Asarta

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Severino Knopf

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How many devices can use Apple music?

Yes, Apple Music limits play to onedeviceat a time. If you want to listen to 2 or moredevices at thesame time then you'll need a FamilyMembership, which givessimultaneous streaming access for up to sixdifferent peoplefor $14.99 per month.

Encarnita Laan

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Can I have 2 Apple IDs?

You can't merge two or moreAppleIDs into a single one. You can, however, useoneApple ID for iCloud services and another Apple IDforStore purchases (including iTunes in the Cloud and iTunesMatch)[email protected] and @me.com Apple IDs cannot be renamed.Ihave purchased music, apps, or books with multipleAppleIDs.

Jesualda Fockele

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How do I share my Apple music with friends?

Creating a Profile on Apple Music
  1. Open Apple Music.
  2. Tap the "For You" tab.
  3. Tap your profile picture in the top right corner.
  4. Choose "Start Sharing with Friends" and then "GetStarted."
  5. Upload a profile photo, type in your name, and pick ausernameso other Apple Music users can find you.

Valentinas El Baraka

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Can I listen to Apple music offline?

Lucky for you, if you have an AppleMusicsubscription and iCloud Music Library enabled, youhave theoption to download any song, album, or playlist from itscatalogfor offline listening; if you use iTunes Match,youcan download anything from your Mac's library on youriPhoneor iPad.

Gwenda Ursat

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What is Home Sharing Apple music?

Home Sharing is a simple way to connectcontentbetween Mac computers and Apple TV, You canaccessmusic, movies, audiobooks, and more from the iTuneslibraryon your desktop or laptop without having to be connectedtoiCloud.

Zhiying Sami

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What does family sharing allow?

Family Sharing makes it easy for you and uptofive family members to share iTunes, Apple Books, andAppStore purchases, an Apple Music family plan, and aniCloudstorage plan. Your family can also share a photo albumand afamily calendar, and even help locate each other'smissingdevices.

Guohui Derricks

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Can family sharing See text messages?

If someone in your family is gettingtextmessages meant for you, or vice-versa, it is likely thatthosedevices are sharing the same Apple ID. Thistypicallyhappens because, at some point, you all wanted to sharecontent youbought from the iTunes store, including apps, games,music, movies,TV shows, and more.

Svetoslava Kondapalli

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Should my child have their own Apple ID?

To participate in Family Sharing, all familymembersmust have their own Apple ID. Children under13*can't create an Apple ID on their own.However,the family organizer can provide verifiedparentalconsent and create an Apple ID on the child's behalfintheir family group.

Josetxo Fitzgerald

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Does Apple Family Sharing share messages?

Answer: A: Family Sharing does notsharemessages, contacts, or other private info. OnlyPurchased iTemsand the Apple Music membership. FamilySharing makesit easy for up to six people in your familyto shareeach other's iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchaseswithoutsharing accounts.