Best Ways to Get Apple Music Free Trial?

by Rachel Garza

For every emotion felt by a human being, there is a song out there. A song that is not just felt related, but also give you a way of expressing your emotions.

Music tends to speak on your behalf when you run out of words. Music has become a very important part of our lives. It is always there to make us feel better, no matter where we are. If understood deeply, it can also fill the long-left voids in our hearts.

The Following stats represents the time spent on listening to music in the US from the year 2015 to 2019:

The time spent on listening to music in the US from the year 2015 to 2019:
The time spent on listening to music in the US from the year 2015 to 2019:

Best Music Application on iPhone

There isn't just any one application that's best for streaming music on iPhone, but the one that tops the list is Apple Music.

Apple Music is an application that is used for music as well as video streaming. In 2014, Beats Electronics was quite popular. Later in 2015, Apple Incorporated created a divine music streaming service called Apple Music. This service took over the Beats Electronics. The reason behind its ultimate success is its unique features. To give you a better insight, we have gathered a few features of Apple Music that people seem to love. The features are:

  • On Apple Music, you will be given an option to choose from a vast collection of genres. You can choose it based on the singer that you like the most since the collection covers almost every singer's album; find the music by your favorite singers.
  • While playing your favorite song on Apple Music, you are just a couple of taps away from reaching the information and details of the song including the album that is from; view album of the song playing .
  • You can create a customized list of the songs that you like listening to. All that you need to do is add the liked song to the playlist; create a music library .
  • You can also download songs directly to your phone. This way, you can listen to them even when your device is not connected to the internet connection; play music offline.
  • If you want to add some fun to the experience, you can try asking Siri to become your DJ and play the songs for you by using Apple Music; DJ Siri.
  • You can decide what song do you want to play next and what song do you want to play later. The song that you add the list of play next, that will be the next song playing. Whereas, the song that you choose to be played later will be added to the bottom of the list so that you can listen to it later; Play Next and Play Later.

Not just these, but there are many other features as well. However, to get your hands on these features to have an amazing music streaming experience, you will have to subscribe to Apple Music by paying a certain amount of money per month.

Apple Music is a paid application which means that to get it, you would have to pay for it. Many music lovers want to use Apple Music, but subscription plans make them change their minds. Isn't that sad? Well, if you are one of those people, then there is absolutely nothing to be sad about anymore because guess what? In this guide, we are going to tell you about how you can get Apple Music for free! Are you excited? Because we are!

Let's begin!

How to get Apple Music for Free?

Although there is no legitimate way of using Apple Music for free forever, you can get it for some time. That time can be achieved by going on a Free Trial.

The duration varies, but we are going to tell you all the ways of getting a free trial on Apple Music for each variation!

1. Get Apple Music Free Trial for 3 Months

If you are willing to use a paid service out of your passion for music, but your pocket doesn't allow you to, it can be very disappointing. In such unfavorable situations, a free trial is no less than a blessing.

Considering this, Apple Music offers a free trial of 3 months to its users. If you are interested in availing this offer but don't know how-to, follow the easy steps mentioned below:

  • It doesn't matter what device you are using for as long as it is by Apple; iPhone, iPad, Mac PC, iPod Touch, etc. On your device, open iTunes.
  • A drop-down menu will appear on your screen. Choose Music from this menu.
  • Now, from the further-opened menu, locate the option 'For You' and click on it.
  • This way, you will be navigated to the Free Trial Screen.
  • To proceed further, click on Start Free Trial or Get 3-Months Free Trial.
Start Free Trial or Get 3-Months Free Trial
Start Free Trial or Get 3-Months Free Trial

  • By doing so, you will be directed to various Subscription Plans to choose from. Choose the plan according to your preference; however, we suggest you choose the College Student Plan. Just stay away from the Family Plan.
  • Once you have chosen a plan, iTunes will ask you to submit your Apple ID and Password. Submit it to complete the process.
  • From there, you will be directed to the payment screen. Submit your credentials here.
  • That's it! This way, you can use Apple Music for 90 days, and that for free!


Don't forget that once the trial period is over, you will be charged an amount of $9.99 per month. To avoid the inconvenience, make sure to cancel the subscription before the trial period ends. Believe us, you don't want to wonder where all your money is going!

2. Alternative Method

There is an alternative method, too. To perform it, follow the simple and easy steps mentioned below:

  • On your Apple device, open any browser that you prefer to use, and navigate to the Apple Music Page.
Alternative Method
Alternative Method

  • Once the page has been opened. Locate the option of 'Try it Free.' You are most probably going to find it either in the center or the top-right corner of the screen. Click on it.
  • Provide the server with your Apple account's details to log in.
  • Upon the list of Subscription Plans being displayed, choose the one that meets your requirements; family, college student, etc. Since you don't have to pay for any plan that you choose, don't worry about which one is perfect for you. Whereas, if you are planning on buying one, we suggest you choose wisely.
  • To proceed further, enter the payment details to complete the Payment Procedure. Same as above goes for this part, too. You don't have to ponder over which payment method is the best for you since the idea is to just avail the free trial ; however, if you want to keep using it even after the trial period, then you shall choose a payment method that seems the most relevant to you.
  • Once you have completed the payment screen, you can successfully start using the free trial period on Apple Music. That's all that you had to do!

3. Get Extended Apple Music Free Trial by Using the Shazam's Promotional Offer

Apple Incorporated also owns this app called Shazam. It is a very interesting app. It is used for detecting music, advertisement, movies, and much more by just introducing a sample to it via your device's microphone. For example, you are attending a wedding, and on the bride's entry, they play a song that has the potential to become your next favorite, but you can't figure out what song is it. That's when Shazam comes to your rescue. You can open the Shazam app, and it will do the job for you. Within seconds, the name of the song will be displayed on your screen. Isn't that so amazing?

The following graph represents the immense success of the Shazam app in short time:

The immense success of the Shazam app
The immense success of the Shazam app

Not just that, but Shazam has recently introduced a promotional offer for the users of Apple Music. However, most of the part is played by the user's luck. For some users, the offer can bless them with 6 months of free trial ; whereas, for some, it may last between 4 to 3 months, and unfortunately, for the least lucky ones, the offer includes only a single month of the free trial.

If you are interested in checking out your luck through the Shazam's promotional offer, then follow the easy steps mentioned below:

  • On your mobile device, preferably, iPhone or iPad, open the App Store.
  • Search for Shazam.
  • From the result, download and Install the most relevant app.
  • If there isn't any song playing already, then play it in the background. Bring your phone near to the music being played where it is audible enough.
  • Once the audio has been processed, you will be directed to a page where on the bottom, you will see an Apple logo. This logo refers to Apple Music, and so, you will be navigated to it by clicking on that logo.

  • On that page, you will see a Pre-Filled Redeem Code in a Redemption Box.
  • Next, let your luck take the lead. You will know whether you are getting 6 months of trial or less than that.
  • Next, select the best suitable Plan, and complete the Payment Method.
  • That's it!


In this guide, we tried our best to tell you all the possible and legitimate ways of getting a free trial on Apple Music for various periods as well as how you can use Shazam's promotional offer.

If you liked this guide, don't forget to share it with your friends and family who share the same passion for music as you!

Thank you! Happy free trial!

About Rachel Garza

Rachel Garza is a passionate writer with a deep fascination for technology and science. Born and raised in an intellectually stimulating environment, she developed an early interest in exploring the latest advancements and breakthroughs in these fields. Rachel's love for writing and her insatiable curiosity led her to pursue a career as a tech and science writer.

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