How to share Apple Music with family on iPhone?

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December 6, 2023

If there are more than 2 persons use Apple Music in your family, then Apple Music Family subscription is a perfect choice. Share Apple Music with family is easy.

You can subscribe to Apple Music Family subscription first and then set up Family Sharing and  invite family members to join your family group. Or you can set up Family Sharing first, then subscribe to Apple Music Family subscription. Everyone in your family group will automatically have access to Apple Music after you subscribe. 

Already subscribe to Apple Music? Learn how to change to a family subscription.

Follow below steps and learn how to how to share Apple Music with family on iPhone.

1. Start a family group

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Tap Family Sharing, then tap Set Up Your Family.
  4. Tap Invite People.

2. Invite people to join your family

On iOS 16 or later

  1. Go to Settings > [your name] > Family Sharing.
  2. Tap the blue add icon in the upper-right corner.
  3. Tap Invite Others, then follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. You can send the invitation using AirDrop, Messages, or Mail. If you’re near the family member, you can also tap Invite in Person and ask the family member to enter their Apple ID and password on your device.

On  iOS 15 or earlier

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name, then tap Family Sharing.
  3. Tap Add Member.
  4. Tap Invite People. If your child doesn’t have an Apple ID, tap Create an Account for a Child.
  5. You can send invitations by AirDrop, Messages, Mail, Invite in Person and more.
  6. If you choose Invite in Person, family members can enter their Apple ID password on your device to accept the invitation.
  7. Follow the onscreen instructions.

3. Join a family group

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Tap Invitations.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions.

How to delete a member from Family Sharing on iPhone?

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name, then tap Family Sharing.
  3. Tap the member you want to remove.
  4. Tap Remove from Your Family.

How to change to Apple Music Family subscription on iPhone?

  1. Open the Settings app. 
  2. Tap your name, then tap Subscriptions.
  3. Tap Apple Music.
  4. Tap See All Plans, then select Family.

How to share Apple Music without Family Sharing?

Family Sharing is the only way to share Apple Music family subscription with your family. The drawback is that family members can’t access their balances in the iTunes store even they are adults and all purchases go through the credit card of the person who owns the family account. So you’d better use up your balance before joining Family sharing.

However, there is an alternative to share Apple Music without Family Sharing.

How to get Apple Music Family Plan free trial?

Apple Music offer one month free trial on all plans for new users. If you are new to Apple Music, visit, click Try 1 month free, sign in or create an account, choose Family plan and follow on-screen instructions.

How to get longer Apple Music family free trial?

Brazil new and winback Apple Music subscribers can get up to 3 months free for Apple Music Family plan, R$ 34,90/month thereafter unless cancelled. Click here for the details. If you don’t live in Brazil, it’s hard to get this 3 month free trial, as it requires CPF/CNPJ(A CPF is an individual taxpayer identification number given to people living in Brazil, both native Brazilians and resident aliens, who pay taxes.).

How to pay less for Apple Music Family plan?

Verizon Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Welcome users can get an Apple Music Family subscription for $10/month, saving $6.99/month. You can choose this perk when you select Unlimited Plus and/or Unlimited Welcome. Or when you have Unlimited Plus and/or Unlimited Welcome, you can add the perk later anytime in My Verizon. For step-by-step perk enrollment instructions visit: My Verizon App – Manage Perks or My Verizon Website – Manage Perks.

How to get Apple Music free forever?

The best way to get Apple Music for free is to download Apple Music songs to MP3 with Pazu Apple Music Converter. After that, you can still play the songs offline even after you cancelling Apple Music subscription.

Pazu Apple Music Converter lets you convert any copy protected Apple Music and iTunes songs you have in your library to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, AIFF without any loss in quality. One of the distinguishing features of Pazu Apple Music Converter is that it can download and convert Apple Music at a really fast speed — almost 10 times faster than any other similar software. It is integrated with the Apple Music web player, so you can batch convert any Apple Music playlist or album to the format you choose without iTunes app. The following tutorial will show you how to download Apple Music to MP3 and get Apple Music for free. 

Step 1 Launch Pazu Apple Music Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Apple Music Converter on your Mac or Windows.

Apple Music Converter

Step 2 Choose output format

The default format is M4A in 256kbps. Apple Music Converter also supports MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF. Click the gear icon if you want to change output format or output folder.

Apple Music Converter settings

Step 3 Choose a playlist, artist or album you want to download

Follow the on-screen instructions to choose a playlist, artist, or album that you want to download.

add Apple Music songs

Step 4 Start to download Apple Music songs

Click “Convert” button to start downloading Apple Music songs, albums and playlists to mp3, so you can play them anywhere you want, even after cancelling Apple Music subscription.

convert Apple Music to MP3