Google Offering 4-Month Free Trial of Play Music Streaming Service

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Google is offering four free months of Play Music as part of its Cyber Week deals. The four-month trial includes a YouTube Red subscription for ad-free YouTube streaming and can be cancelled at any time. The Play music streaming service usually costs $9.99 per month, giving members access to over 35 million songs.

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Google recently announced an overhaul of its Google Play Music streaming platform, with new contextually aware, opt-in music recommendation features that promise a more personal music listening experience.

Users who have had a free trial or cancelled a Play Music membership in the past aren't eligible for the Cyber Week promotion, but that doesn't stop anyone curious to see what's changed from creating a new Google account to take advantage of the offer.

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51 months ago

All looks very good I guess this is another Google Home (Amazon Echo ) theme very good looks as if it all works very well Apple beginning to fall behind in my opinion as Siri. Well is Siri would love it to work better mind you I've only seen you tube ads for google home and Alexa etc but looks fantastic , but nether works with Apple Music pity Apple get the finger out pse

I'm gonna be a great game but I'm gonna be on my own bed for the night and I'm not gonna try to get be on my own way lol lol I it's too early lol I guess don't just wanna be go get it lol I'm not sure what that lol is it lol

...oh... you weren't just hitting the suggested words above the keyboard? My bad...
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51 months ago

Why people subscribe to services so they can listen to music.. I don't get that.. At the end of the day, you own nothing....

Do you subscribe to cable? Netflix/Hulu? Ever rent an apartment? Lots of good reasons. I would rather have access to every song then own a small subset.
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51 months ago

Just use a different email and you're good to go as long as it's not one linked to a Google account already.

Creating fake emails...lol
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51 months ago

Nope

Why subscribe to the internet? You can't own the internet so there's no point!
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51 months ago

Pretty good 4 months deal. I guess it excludes those who cancelled it or already tried the free trial...pass.

This must be different. I'd already tried an earlier free trial and cancelled. The landing page for this offer has no asterisks with exclusions, so I tried and got the 4-month trial.

On a side note -- the sign up process reactivates location history for 'local playlists' if you previously turned it off in privacy settings. While it does alert you this has occurred, there's nothing during sign up that lets you not have it happen -- if you want it to remain off, you'll need to turn it back off after signing up.
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51 months ago
I still dont get why theres Google Music and also YouTube Red
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