Share your YouTube Music subscription
YouTube Music lets you listen to music from thousands of YouTube musicians, bands, and creators. The basic service is free, but you can access many benefits by subscribing. If you choose to subscribe, you can convert your YouTube Music Premium account to a family plan and share it with up to five other people.
What do you get with a YouTube Music Premium family plan?
When you set up a YouTube Music Premium family plan, you can share all the benefits of YouTube Music Premium with up to five other people. Each person you invite to join your plan receives the following benefits:
- Ad-free music on YouTube Music
- The ability to download songs and music videos.
- The ability to listen to YouTube Music in the background on compatible mobile devices
Before you sign up, make sure you don’t already have access. If you have YouTube Premium, you automatically have access to YouTube Music Premium.
Get started with a YouTube Music Premium family plan
By default, YouTube Music Premium is designed for use by one person. If you want to share it with others, you must first convert your YouTube Music Premium subscription to a YouTube Music Premium family subscription. After completing this task, you can invite up to five people to join your family plan.
These instructions assume that you already have a YouTube Music account and want to set it up as a YouTube Music Family account. If you don’t have an account yet, you can go to the YouTube Music signup page, click family or student planand subscribe directly to a YouTube Music family plan.
Go to youtube.com/musicpremium/family, then click GET THE FAMILY PLAN.
Click on To get better.
This process will immediately update your plan and you will be charged to cover the increased costs. These charges apply even if you are currently on a free trial.
Click on Continue.
If you prefer to add family members later, you can click NOT NOW.
Enter the email address of the person you want to invite, then click SEND.
You can invite multiple people during this step if you wish.
Click on UNDERSTOOD.
Each person you invite will receive an email invitation and will be able to access YouTube Music Premium once the invitation is accepted.
How to manage YouTube Music Premium family account sharing
While you can add people to your family plan during the upgrade process, YouTube also allows you to add new people and remove people from your account at any time.
If you switch to YouTube Premium Family in the future, the people you’ve added to your YouTube Music Premium account will switch automatically. These people are also automatically added to your Google family.
Go to music.youtube.com, then click on your profile icon in the upper right corner.
Click on paid subscriptions.
Find YouTube Music in the list of your subscriptions and click MANAGE MEMBERSHIP.
To locate Family Sharing Settingsand click EDIT.
Click on invite a family member if you want to add someone to your plan.
Enter the email address of the person you want to add, then click SEND.
If you want to remove someone from your plan, click their name on the YouTube Music family members page.
Click on Delete Member.
Verify your identity if prompted, then click REMOVE to complete the process.