3 Ways to Get Free Apple Music

Apple Music has become a popular music streaming service. With $10.99/month subscription fee, you can stream 100 million songs across any devices that support Apple Music app. It also offers free 3‑month trial. Besides streaming, you can download the songs for offline playback. However, not everyone can afford the $10.99/month subscription fee. Once you cancel the subscription, you can;t listen to any songs even the ones you have downloaded before. So many people ask: Can I get Apple Music for free?


Part 1 How much does Apple Music cost
Part 2 Get longer Apple Music free trial or pay less
Part 3 Get Apple Music Free Forever

Part 1 How much does Apple Music cost

Apple Music offers a free 1-month trial for most new users. After that, here are the main pricing options: $10.99/month or $109/year for individuals
$16.99/month for families (up to 6 users)
$5.99/month for college students
$4.99/month for Voice plan
Included with Apple One bundles from $16.95

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Part 2 Get longer Apple Music free trial or pay less

Option 1. New subscribers get 6 months free with your eligible AirPods, HomePod mini or Beats

Any AirPods Pro, AirPods (2nd generation and 3rd generation), AirPods Max, HomePod, HomePod mini, Beats Fit Pro, Beats Studio Buds, Powerbeats, Powerbeats Pro, or Beats Solo Pro is eligible to get six months free Apple Music. No purchase necessary for current owners of eligible devices. AirPods (1st generation), Beats Solo3 Wireless, Beats Studio3 Wireless, Beats EP, and Beats Flex are not eligible.

Option 2. Verizon Unlimited Plan Users Get 6 Free Months

If you are on Verizon, there is a good chance you now have access to a free Apple Music subscription. Apple Music is now included on smartphone lines with Play More or Get More Unlimited. Customers with smartphone lines on Go Unlimited or The Verizon Plan Unlimited get Apple Music free for 6 months, then $10.99/mo after. Taxes apply.

You must remain on a qualified Unlimited plan to retain your Apple Music offer. Once your subscription is activated, you can manage or cancel your subscription through vzw.com/applemusic or in the "Add-ons" section of the My Verizon app under "Account."

Option 3. Join someone else's Apple Music Family subscription

Apple Music's Family subscription allows up to enjoy all of the benefits of Apple Music. If possible, ask your friend or family who subscribed to Apple Music Family to add you to their account.

Here are some more ways to save on Apple Music:

  • If you subscribe to multiple Apple services, going for an Apple One bundle can save you anywhere from $6-25/month (learn more in our full breakdown here)
  • If you’re a student, here’s how to get 50% off.
  • If you go for an individual plan, paying yearly will save you $20 ($99 vs $119 when paying monthly).

Option 4. 4 months free Apple Music from Shazam


Option 5. Free Apple Music from Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks

Apple TV+ and Apple Music+ are now showing in the Xbox Game Pass Perks library for Ultimate members, with three months of free access on offer for each service.

Option 6. Free 4 months free Apple Music on BestBuy

BestBuy offers free Apple Music for new and returning subscribers. New subscribers will receive 4 months and returning 3 months.

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Part 3 Get Apple Music Free Forever

Options 3 Get free Apple Music with Ondesoft Apple Music Converter

The third way to get free Apple Music is to find a tool to download Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to mp3, so that you can still enjoy the songs after the free trial or subscription. In this way you can get free Apple Music. The songs are still playable even after you cancel Apple Music subscription.

The tool we recommend is called Ondesoft Apple Music Converter, which is a professional music downloader that allows you to download free songs from Apple Music. It will automatically load all Apple Music songs, albums and playlists that you have added to iTunes library and show them on the interface. You just need to check the Apple Music songs/albums/playlists you want to listen to for free and then click the Convert button. After downloading the songs to mp3, you can get Apple Music for free without subscribing.

This tutorial will show you how to convert Apple Music songs to MP3 on Mac . If you have a Windows PC, check how to convert Apple Music to MP3 on Windows .

1. Download and Launch Apple Music Converter

Download, install and launch Ondesoft Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows.

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2. Sign in your Apple Music account

Click the Sign in button and enter your Apple ID.

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3. Change output format(optional)

The default output format is lossless M4A. Ondesoft Apple Music Converter also supports converting Apple Music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. You can also customize output file name with any combination of title, artist, album, playlist index and track ID.

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4. Select music

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose the playlist or album you want to convert.

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Click Add songs.

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5. Start Conversion

By default, all songs in the playlist/album will be checked. If there are songs you don't want to convert, please uncheck the box. Then click Convert button to start downloading songs to the format you choose.

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After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the downloaded songs.

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Features of Ondesoft Apple Music to MP3 converter:

Provide better user experience
Batch conversion allows you to convert as many Apple Music tracks as you want at a time.
Just add Apple Music tracks, playlists or albums to Your Music. Apple Music to MP3 converter will automatically load and show them on the interface. There is no need to download the tracks, playlists or albums if your internet connection is fast enough .

Customize profile settings
Apple Music to MP3 converter allows you to customize Codec, Bitrate, Sample rate and Channels of the output file. Also you may save them as custom profile for future use.

Fast Conversion Speed
The conversion speed can be as fast as 16X and you are free to set it as you desired.

Search Function
The powerful search function enables you to quickly find Apple Music tracks you need according to name, artist and album.

Customize file name format
Output file name can contain Title, Artist, Album, TrackID and DiskID and you are free to customize it as you like.

Save ID tags
ID tags such as song name, Artist name, Album, Album artist, Genre and Artwork will be saved to the output MP3 and M4A files.

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