Manage your Apple Music membership if you’re using an Android phone

Learn how to cancel your membership, change from an Individual to a Family or Student membership, or join an existing Family Membership.

With your Apple Music membership, you get access to the entire Apple Music catalog of songs, playlists, music videos, and more. You can access your music library on all of your devices as long as you're signed in to all of your devices with the same Apple ID and iCloud Music Library is turned on.

If you want to stop these services, you can cancel your membership before or after your trial period ends.

This article is for Android phones. Learn how to manage an Apple Music membership on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC, or Apple TV.

Apple Music features might vary by country or region.

Cancel your membership

If you want to cancel an Apple Music membership, turn off Automatic Renewal. If you cancel your membership during the trial period, you'll continue to have access to the entire Apple Music catalog until the date that you would have been billed for the full price.

Your membership might renew if you don't turn off Automatic Renewal more than 24 hours before your renewal date.

  1. In the Apple Music app on your Android phone, tap the menu icon   in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap your photo or name at the top of the menu to get to your account settings.
  3. Tap Manage Membership. If prompted, enter your Apple ID password.
  4. Tap Subscription.
  5. Turn off Automatic Renewal. If you're prompted to confirm that you want to turn it off, tap Turn Off. When Automatic Renewal is off, paid Apple Music memberships automatically stop at the end of the current billing cycle and free trial memberships end when the free trial period expires.

Carrier-bundled memberships are managed through the carrier. Contact your carrier to cancel your membership.

If you no longer have the Android phone that you signed up with or can't access the Apple Music app on that phone, cancel your membership from iTunes on a Mac or PC. You might have to get the latest version of iTunes first.

Change your membership

You can change your membership type at any time. All membership types get access to the entire Apple Music catalog, but there are some differences:

  • With a Monthly Individual Membership, you pay each month. With an Annual Membership to Apple Music, you get 12 months of Apple Music for the price of 10.
  • With a Family Membership to Apple Music, families of up to six people can enjoy all of the benefits of Apple Music, each with their own library.
  • With a Student Membership, students attending degree-granting colleges or universities in select countries can use Apple Music at a discounted membership price for up to 48 months (4 years).

Follow the steps to change from your current membership type to an Annual Individual Membership, Family Membership, or Student Membership.

Carrier-bundled memberships are managed through the carrier. Contact your carrier to change your membership.

Change to an Annual Individual Membership

  1. In the Apple Music app, tap the menu icon   in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap your photo or name at the top of the menu to get to your account settings.
  3. Tap Manage Membership. If prompted, enter your Apple ID password.
  4. Tap Subscription.
  5. Tap Individual (1 Year), then confirm your selection.

Change to a Student Membership

With a Student Membership, degree-granting university or college* students in select countries can join Apple Music for a discounted membership price** for up to 48 months (4 years). The time does not need to be continuous.

Learn more about joining as a student member.

Change to a Family Membership

  1. In the Apple Music app, tap the menu icon   in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap your photo or name at the top of the menu to get to your account settings.
  3. Tap Manage Membership. If prompted, enter your Apple ID password.
  4. Tap Subscription.
  5. Tap Family (1 Month), then confirm your selection.

After you join, you can add members to your Family Membership. Learn more about joining with a Family Membership.

If you have an Individual or Student Membership, you can join an existing Family Membership.

Join an existing Family Membership

If you're already a member of a Family Sharing group that has an Apple Music Family Membership, you don't need to do anything to join the membership.

If you have an Apple Music Individual or Student Membership and want to join an existing Family Membership that you're not already a part of, follow these steps:

  1. Ask the organizer of the Family Membership to invite you to join their family group.
  2. After you accept the invitation or enter your Apple ID and password in their Apple Music app, open Apple Music on your own Android phone and check to make sure that you're a part of the family: Tap the menu icon   in the upper-left corner, then tap your name or photo. Tap Manage Membership, then look for Family (1 Month) under Subscription.

When you join a Family Membership, your Individual or Student Membership cancels at the end of the next billing cycle. If you want to restart your Individual or Student Membership later, you can change back.

Change your payment method

To change the payment method that you have on file for your Apple Music membership, follow these steps:

  1. In the Apple Music app, tap the menu icon   in the upper-left corner.
  2. Tap your photo or name at the top of the menu to get to your account settings.
  3. Tap Manage Membership, then Payment Information. If prompted, enter your Apple ID password.
  4. On the Payment Information screen, you can change your credit or debit card information and billing address. Tap Done in the lower-right corner to save your changes.

You can also redeem iTunes and Apple Music Gift Cards to pay for your Apple Music membership.

If you have an Apple device

Learn how to manage your Apple Music membership on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC.

 

*To qualify for an Apple Music Student Membership, you must be a student studying for a bachelor's degree, post-graduate degree, or equivalent Higher Education course at a University, College (US only) or Post-Secondary School (Canada only). Junior, technical colleges, and special courses are also eligible in Japan.

**Pricing varies by country or region.

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