Amazon Echo Receives Major Update – Apple Music Is Now Available

Music lovers will definitely enjoy using Amazon Echo even more in the future. The device received a major device that allows Echo users to access the Apple Music streaming service. This means that Apple users who own Amazon Echo will be able to access their favorite playlists and songs.

This also comes with the option of accessing Apple’s Beats radio service. It didn’t appear likely that Amazon and Apple will ever join forces, but it is amazing to see it happen.

The announcement was made via a blog post

Apple Music subscribers will be able to enjoy Apple Music’s 50 million songs on Echo devices. Customers will be able to ask Alexa to play their favorite songs, artists, and albums—or any of the playlists made by Apple Music’s editors from around the world, covering many activities and moods. Customers will also be able to ask Alexa to stream expert-made radio stations centered on popular genres like Hip-Hop, decades like the 80s, and even music from around the world, like K-Pop.

The update is rolling out

The update began rolling out this week and it should soon be available on all devices. In the update’s description we can read about the new features:

Apple Music coming week of December 17th:
* Apple Music subscribers can play Apple Music on their supported Alexa devices
* Easily link your Apple Music account by going to Settings > Music

You can now search for “Apple Music” in the skills section of Alexa and choose “Enable to use” so you can link your Apple Music account. You also have the option to set Apple Music as your default music player. Setting it up is very simple, it won’t take you more than two minutes. Apple Music has 50 million songs available. The service costs £9.99 for a single user and £14.99 for a family plan.

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