If you happen to bought a brand new Apple gadget from September 2019 final yr — like an iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV — you have been mechanically eligible for a free yr of Apple TV+. These trials would start expiring on the finish of October.
If you’re in that group, it seems you’ll get a number of extra months to benefit from the service at no cost. Apple will probably be extending all Apple TV+ trials by February 2021. The corporate may also be giving retailer credit score for individuals on TV+ month-to-month plans throughout this era.
These refunds and extensions will probably be mechanically utilized to consumer’s accounts, so prospects gained’t must do something in any respect to reap the benefits of Apple’s generosity. Electronic mail notifications will probably be despatched out within the coming days.
Right here’s the breakdown. If you happen to began a free yr of Apple TV+ between November 1st and January thirty first, your finish date in your free trial will now final till the tip of February, providing you with as much as an additional three months of free entry. If you happen to signed up in February or later, there will probably be no change as your trial already lasts past the February date.
If you’re on a yearly plan of Apple TV+ by that ‘additional 3 month’ interval, you may be mechanically credited for these months. Equally, should you pay for Apple TV+ month-to-month between November and January, your Apple ID will probably be credited with the identical quantity ($4.99 per 30 days within the US, as an illustration). This credit score might be spent on something from the iTunes Retailer, like a Hollywood film rental, or the App Retailer or used to pay for any Apple service billed to your account. (Credit may also be distributed in case you are paying for Apple TV+ a la carte earlier than November 1st after which migrate to an Apple One bundle plan, which is ready to launch later this yr.)
If you happen to at the moment pay for Apple TV+ on a yearly plan that’s set to resume between November and January, it’ll now be mechanically prolonged till February 2021 at no extra cost.
If you happen to haven’t redeemed a free trial of Apple TV+ but, that supply nonetheless stands and the identical phrases apply. Any buy of an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, or iPod contact is eligible for a free yr of Apple TV+, which might be shared with as much as six relations by Household Sharing. Nonetheless, if you have already got accepted a free yr, you can’t get one other.
The additional three months will permit Apple TV+ customers to discover extra of the content material catalog, together with latest hits like Ted Lasso and upcoming titles similar to Apple Authentic movie On The Rocks. The additional three months additionally helps Apple entice prospects with second season launches of a few of its flagship exhibits. For instance, earlier at present Apple introduced that the second season of Dickinson will debut on January 8, which now falls within the prolonged free yr trial interval.
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