What you need to know
- Apple TV+ costs $4.99 per month.
- Subscribers can pay annually, instead.
- Anyone doing so saves $10.
Every little extra helps.
Apple TV+ went live today
, complete with a free year of access for anyone who buys a new iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, or iPod touch. It costs $4.99 after that, but you can also pay annually. And you'll save $10 if you do.
If you've signed up to a free year you can change which payment option will kick in next year by heading to Settings
> tapping your account at the top of the screen > Subscriptions
> Apple TV+
> and then selecting the one you want.
I know the screenshot says £49.99 but trust me, it's the same in the good old US of A, too. Thanks, exchange rates.
If you choose to pay annually you'll save almost $10. Or if you want to look at it another way, you'll get two free months of Apple TV+
instead. Either way it's a change worth making if you're sure you're going to get value from the service despite its decidedly rocky start
. And don't worry, this won't affect any free year you already have running, either.