Here’s How To Get Apple Music for Free, Thanks to Walmart

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Apple Music is one of the leading streaming services for music. However, there’s are still many people who have never tried to the service.

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For the uninitiated, Apple Music is the home of more than 100 million ad-free songs from top recording artists, such as Usher, Taylor Swift, Eminem, Drake, Ice Spice, Chappell Roan, Olivia Rodrigo, Elvis Presley, Elton John, Doja Cat, The Weeknd, Rihanna, Post Malone, Adele, Billie Eilish, Beyoncé and much more.

Get Apple Music Free with Walmart+

If you’d like to take a listen yourself, Walmart now includes up to five months of access to the premium music streaming service for free. All you have to do is sign up for a 30-day free trial for Walmart+, the retailer’s very own loyalty and rewards program.

The subscription service has loads of cool perks, including free and fast delivery; fuel discounts; streaming access to Paramount+, YouTube Premium and Xbox Game Pass; additional savings with early access to exclusive deals and more. Learn more about Walmart+ here.

Get Apple Music Free with Walmart+

Meanwhile, you can also join Apple Music for $10.99 per month. The music streamer offers multiple ways to listen to tunes for free. The first way is to simply sign up for Apple Music’s standard free trial offer. You can get Apple Music for free for 30 days before you decide whether to stick to the service or not. Cancel before the trial is over and you won’t be charged.

Get Apple Music Free Trial

The music service features high-quality Spacial Audio with Dolby Atmos, exclusive playlists, music videos, live concerts, original content and more. It has offline play with unlimited skips, playlists and the Apple Music 1 internet radio station, along with local stations like NPR News and international broadcasters like BBC Radio 1.

The music service is available on mobile and laptop apps, various web browsers, as well as streaming devices like Apple TV and Roku and smart home devices like the Apple HomePod too.

Get Apple Music Free Trial

How to Get Apple Music for Free: Best Deals, Offers

In addition to using the 30-day free trial, you can also listen to Apple Music for free if you sign up for Apple One’s one-month free trial.

This is the tech company’s subscription bundle that offers a number of services — including Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+ and iCloud+ — for one discounted price. It’s one of the best ways to get music, movies and TV shows, video games, news, and more from Apple at a lower rate than if you were to subscribe to each service individually.

Get Apple One 30-Day Free Trial

Another way you can enjoy Apple Music for free is with the purchase of an eligible Apple device. If you buy new AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max, HomePod, HomePod Mini or Beats headphones at an Apple Store or Apple-authorized retailer like Best Buy or Target, you can enjoy Apple Music for six months without paying a single penny. That’s more than 182 days of free music streaming. Click to check eligibility.

Best Buy Apple Music Free Trial

Right now, Best Buy has a new deal that sees the retailer giving away three months of Apple Music for free. You don’t even have to buy anything to claim this deal. Add Apple Music to your cart and check out as usual. And that’s it. Just cancel it after 90 days (unless you want to keep listening) with no strings attached. See full details here.

Three Months of Apple MUSIC Free

Apple Music Best Student Discount

If you’re a student, you can also claim an Apple Music deal with a discounted subscription to Apple Music and Apple TV+ together for just $5.99 per month. This is way cheaper than if you were to subscribe to each service individually. Apple bundles the two services together at a discount for college students (a 65% discount to be exact). You have to enroll and get verified via UNiDAYS to qualify.

In addition, there’s also a one-month free trial with this student subscription plan. See full details and eligibility here.

Apple Student Discount Bundle

And finally, Verizon offers six months of Apple Music for free for its new and existing customers. If you are a Verizon customer on any 5G Get More Unlimited plan, you will receive Apple Music for free.

Free Apple Music on Verizon

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