After unveiling Apple Music at WWDC 2015, the streaming service has finally arrived as we inform you in our last article. Today we are going to discuss what is Apple music, how to download it and lastly what are its key features and last but not least price which you have to pay for the service.
Apple Music is a “single, intuitive app that combines the best ways to enjoy music – all in one place,” says Apple. It’ll be coming to iOS, Apple TV, Mac, Windows and even Android via an update.It’ll sync across all of those devices using iCloud.
Here’s what you need to know about Apple Music key features are listed below:
Along the bottom of the app, you’ll have five sections of Apple Music.
The first is For You, which recommends playlists and albums to suit your music taste. When you first sign up to Apple Music, you’ll be asked to choose the genres you like, and two or more favourite artists from the suggestions it comes up with.
The second section is ‘New,’ which offers up the newest music, videos, charts and more. But even the New section is curated to an extent, with Apple’s experts “scouring every corner of the music world” to find the music it deems worth listening to.
Third is part of Apple Music is a new Beats1 Radio station that is always on, 24/7, worldwide. It’s based in three locations around the world, New York, LA and London, and will hand off from one DJ to another. The DJs are Zane Lowe, Ebro Darden and London-based Julie Adenuga.
Forth is Connect the social element to Apple Music. It lets artists share demos, videos, lyrics, soundbites, photos and more. Fans will be able to like and comment on the posts from artists, and it’s designed to let artists connect with fans even if they’re up and coming, with a greater reach than the likes of Soundcloud and Bandcamp.
The fifth and final option along the bottom of the Apple Music app is My Music. Here, you can see all of the music that you’ve purchased in the iTunes Store, ripped from a CD or downloaded elsewhere, just like you do in last.
How to install iOS 8.4 update on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch:
Download link Via iTunes (courtesy, iMore)
Back up your iPhone or iPad with either iCloud or via iTunes.
Launch iTunes on your Mac or PC.
Make sure you’re on the latest version of iTunes. Go to About and then Check for Updates or visit iTunes.com.
Plug in your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch if it isn’t already.
Click on iPhone, iPad, or iPod in the top left navigation.
Click on the Check for Update button in the first section that contains information about your device — alternately you can click restore instead if you’d like to do a clean wipe with updated software.
An update should be recognized, click on Download and Update in the popup menu and agree to any terms or conditions.
Unlock your device with your passcode if prompted in order to continue with the upgrade.
Via OTA (Over-The-Air):
Settings >> General >> Software update
[Tip: Users who want to install the update directly on the device via OTA should make sure to clear enough device storage space before downloading the new OS firmware]
Pricing policy for Music app
Individual users will have to pay $9.99 (around €8.99/₹638)/month, while the family (up to six members) pack will cost $14.99 (around €13.49/₹957)/ month in the US.
Individual users will have to pay £9.99 a month to use the full streaming service (some limited options will be available for free) in UK.