iOS 15.2 is anticipated to be launched to all customers as early as subsequent week, and one of many software program replace’s key new options is the Apple Music Voice Plan, which is designed to let customers entry Apple Music solely by way of Siri.
Forward of iOS 15.2 being launched, we’re in a position to present a primary take a look at the Voice Plan, courtesy of MacRumors contributor Steve Moser.
Customers will have the ability to subscribe to the Voice Plan by saying one thing alongside the strains of “Hey Siri, begin my Apple Music Voice Plan trial,” or by signing up by way of the Apple Music app. Pricing is about at $4.99 per thirty days in america, with first-time subscribers who request music by way of Siri in a position to obtain a free seven-day preview with out auto-renewal, and a three-month trial with auto-renewal out there within the Apple Music app.
As soon as subscribed to the Voice Plan, customers can ask Siri to play music on any Siri-enabled system, together with the iPhone, iPad, iPod contact, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, HomePod mini, and AirPods, in addition to by way of CarPlay. The plan additionally works with the “Kind to Siri” accessibility function, in accordance with high-quality print on Apple’s web site.
With the Voice Plan, customers may have entry to Apple Music’s complete catalog of over 90 million songs and playlists, in addition to Apple Music Radio. Within the Apple Music app, a devoted “Simply Ask Siri…” part offers subscribers with listening ideas, and there’s additionally a queue of not too long ago performed music by way of Siri.
Voice Plan subscribers may have full playback controls, together with limitless music skipping by way of Siri. If a Voice Plan subscriber makes an attempt to manage the Apple Music app with out Siri, a display screen pops up advising them to make use of Siri or improve to a typical Apple Music plan, which prices $9.99 per thirty days for people and $14.99 per thirty days for households.
Voice Plan subscribers can not take heed to songs in Spatial Audio or Lossless Audio, obtain songs for offline playback, watch music movies, view lyrics, see what buddies are listening to, or pay attention on different supported platforms like Android.
Apple Music’s Voice Plan will probably be out there on iOS 15.2, iPadOS 15.2, macOS 12.1, watchOS 8.3, and tvOS 15.2 in 17 nations and areas, together with america, Australia, Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Eire, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Taiwan, and the UK.