What types of content can I share with my family?

You can share most content that you purchase from Apple. You can also share some subscriptions from Apple.

What you can share

  • Music, movies, and TV shows from the iTunes Store or Apple TV app
  • Books from the Book Store in Apple Books
  • Most apps from the App Store
  • Subscriptions, including:
    • Apple One Family and Premier plans
    • Apple Music family subscription
    • Apple Arcade
    • Apple News+
    • Apple TV+
    • Apple TV channels
    • iCloud storage plans with 200GB or more

What you can't share

  • Individual subscriptions to Apple Music, Apple One, and other third-party subscriptions.
  • Student subscriptions, such as a student subscription to Apple Music.
  • In-app purchases.
  • Items that are no longer available in the App Store, iTunes Store, Books Store, or Apple TV app.
  • Items that you or another member of your family group have hidden. Learn more about hidden purchases.
  • Some apps from the App Store. Find out if your app is shareable.
  • Content that was assigned through a child's school using Apple School Manager.

How to see if an app is shareable

  1. Open the App Store on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.
  2. Find the app that you want to share.
  3. Scroll down to the Supports section.
    iPhone showing the Family Sharing icon on an app's page in the App Store.
  4. If you can share the app, you'll see Family Sharing listed.

Learn more

  • To share purchases with family, you must set up Family Sharing.
  • Music, movies, TV shows, and books can be downloaded on up to 10 devices per account, 5 of which can be computers.
  • If you want to kids to get permission before downloading or buying new content, set up Ask to Buy. But you can't use Ask to Buy to prevent kids from downloading content that someone in your family group has already purchased.
  • Some apps, content, and subscriptions aren't available in all countries and regions. Find out what's available in your country or region.
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