Apple Music for Android Update Brings Family Plan Support

Apple has released an update to the Apple Music app for Android today, bringing with it support for those subscribers with Family Plans as well as support for playing music videos within the app.  The update brings it more inline with Google Play Music for Android as the streaming music and video content battle (not really a war – yet) continues to heat up between the two tech giants.  Google has had Google Play Music for iOS for some time.

Much like the family plan that you find in Play Music, Apple Music has a similar feature that allows multiple members of your family to stream your library to up to six family members.  That

Apple Music for Android
Apple Music for Android

service is $14.99 per month, the same as Google and is great for those who are in the process of moving from iOS to Android.

As for music videos, Apple has uploaded thousands of videos to the service which users can stream from within the app.  Like Google Play Music, it is aimed at keeping users within the app so they don’t have to switch to view music videos.

The update is rolling out now and for those who use the app, you should have the OTA update hit your device over the course of the next few days.