New Family Plan - How do 2 users work?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by revisionA, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. revisionA macrumors 6502

    May 27, 2005
    Me and my gf just got 3gs iphones together on a family plan. We have been using my itunes account... but now she wants all this pop junk and i don't want to be the one paying for it.

    Are gift cards the only solution? She can buy a 30$ card and pick out a few albums or singles and they appear in our family itunes account but I don't pay for them.

    Is that the only solution?


  2. jav6454 macrumors P6


    Nov 14, 2007
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    She can open her own iTunes account and use it to download music through it.
  3. revisionA thread starter macrumors 6502

    May 27, 2005
    ..wouldn't she not be able to access my music if she did that?
  4. Apollo1234 macrumors newbie

    Jun 22, 2009
    your music would still be available to her. The music library is still the same. We have 5 separate ITune accounts all accessing the same music library.
  5. robindahlia789 macrumors regular

    Dec 28, 2008
    don't waste money buying the music

    pirate it

    go ahead, flame me now:)
  6. revisionA thread starter macrumors 6502

    May 27, 2005
    So I can have her setup an itunes account and both of us would share any purchased music? Itunes plus should be universal to use?

    Sorry for being a newb, I've never had to share my mac before.:apple:
  7. SeanMcC macrumors regular

    Jun 19, 2009
    If you're using the same computer, even DRM songs would be universal to use in the ways you're using them. Just authorize the computer to both accounts and you're good to go. Just make sure you're signed in on the correct account before purchasing.
  8. revisionA thread starter macrumors 6502

    May 27, 2005
    Perfect! Thanks for the help!
  9. GlassBullet macrumors regular


    Jul 7, 2009
    Ventura, CA
    yes. the only thing you'd have to do (i think) is, the first time you listen to the song, enter the password of the account that song was purchased on, but this might only be for different computers

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