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Tripleh
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Apple Music

Post by Tripleh » Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:00 pm

I see Apple Music are doing a free 3 month trial. So, in my facelift R_Line if I use Apple Music does it use data from my phone or will it use data from the onboard sim (1 month free trial)? It looks like there is a link to an inbuilt app for Apple Music, I think thanks
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Blakey
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Re: Apple Music

Post by Blakey » Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:17 am

I use Apple Music through CarPlay. To be honest, I don't know which data stream I'm using, onboard or phone. We have a family subscription so that both my wife and I can use it. I find it good for trying new music, if I then like it, I go and buy it.
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tmg349
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Re: Apple Music

Post by tmg349 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:10 am

I use Apple Music through the built in Sim. I subscribed to the Cubic Telecom service after the free trial ended. Apple Music through this works really well. It does not use the data connection to the phone, it uses the App available in the media stream
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Re: Apple Music

Post by chillyman50 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:28 am

i use apple car play but use u tube music who bought out Google play. It uses the data from my phone or the music i have downloaded.

The data is is tiny. If you have a few GB's on you phone you will have no trouble. I have 8GB but I rarely use one for the whole month and that everything.

plus I use google maps, far superior to the daft cars ones.
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Tripleh
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Re: Apple Music

Post by Tripleh » Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:51 pm

tmg349 wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:10 am
I use Apple Music through the built in Sim. I subscribed to the Cubic Telecom service after the free trial ended. Apple Music through this works really well. It does not use the data connection to the phone, it uses the App available in the media stream
This is the route I think I will take too, I found that using a single/dongle was very slow connecting to the data and also using my iPhone hotspot I had to manually connect each time I entered the car. tmg39 which data package did you choose and does it use a lot of data?
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Re: Apple Music

Post by tmg349 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:08 pm

Tripleh, I used the 60gb full year package, so far it uses around 370mb for 2.5 hrs constant use. I know the package is quite expensive, but expect this to last around 6 months if normal driving returns. So about £15 a month for the 2 six month subscriptions. It’s easy to setup and I don't have to faff around sorting a connection out. It also provides a Wi-fi hotspot in the car too
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Re: Apple Music

Post by Tripleh » Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:33 pm

tmg349 wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:08 pm
Tripleh, I used the 60gb full year package, so far it uses around 370mb for 2.5 hrs constant use. I know the package is quite expensive, but expect this to last around 6 months if normal driving returns. So about £15 a month for the 2 six month subscriptions. It’s easy to setup and I don't have to faff around sorting a connection out. It also provides a Wi-fi hotspot in the car too
That will definitely be my route. Just signed up for the free 3 months and went to the car. Hit Apple Music and it said it wasn't set up, tried Tidal and it asked for the password. Did you have to set up AM?
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tmg349
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Re: Apple Music

Post by tmg349 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:40 pm

Tripleh, you will need to setup an Apple Music account, make sure the incar internet is working and use your Apple Music login and password to setup the app in the car. It can be a bit of a faff first time, it will ask for a code, this you access via the link the car shows you. Once done you don’t need to login again as it stores the settings
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Re: Apple Music

Post by Tripleh » Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:57 pm

Cheers. Will try again tomorrow. I thought it strange that Tidal asked for a password but not Apple Music.
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Tripleh
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Re: Apple Music

Post by Tripleh » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:30 am

tmg349 Sorted. I didn't realise you had to get an activation code from the car to input into an apple website. But got there in the end. Shame it cannot be used using voice though, still never mind.
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