Apple stunned its followers in September when it introduced that anybody who purchased an iPhone, iPad, iPod contact, Apple TV, or MacBook from September 10 onward (for a restricted time) would get a free yr of Apple TV+. But Apple says the supply is just good for the subsequent three months. The firm has additionally been just a little bit cagey about how to activate this free factor. Apple TV+ launches right this moment, so we’re right here to clear issues up.
Long story brief, to declare your year-long Apple TV+ subscription, all you’ve gotten to do is register to Apple TV+. That means you’ll first have to obtain the app on a tool working iOS, iPadOS, macOS, or tvOS. Then, ensure you’re signed in with the Apple ID related to the brand new gadget, and open the app. You must be introduced with the supply instantly. Just faucet “Enjoy 1 Year Free.” You might need to put your Apple ID password in once more, however after that, you possibly can binge-watch that Reese Witherspoon present all you need for one yr.
There are a few caveats right here. First, when you don’t purchase an relevant new Apple gadget, you possibly can solely get a seven-day trial of TV+ For these of you who do qualify for the free yr, because Apple will have already got your fee info, you will start paying $5 a month for Apple TV+ as quickly as your one-year trial is up. If you cancel your trial earlier than the yr is up, your entry will probably be lower off instantly, and you may’t restart it. (You can cancel the subscription within the app’s settings at any time.) And truthfully, when you hate that Reese Witherspoon present and find yourself paying $5 since you forgot to cancel Apple TV+ the day that your trial expired, you’re probably not going to get a refund. So set a calendar reminder for October 31, 2020 (or one yr minus a day from everytime you activate your free yr).
If you need to be taught extra about this difficult free factor, try Apple Support. In the meantime, get enthusiastic about that Reese Witherspoon present!