Apple One subscription isn’t fazed by different Apple IDs for Apple Music and iCloud

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An Apple One bundle might be announced in September. Or October.
Apple One is the Amazon Prime-style bundle for all your services in one.
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The Apple One subscription bundle service promises to make your monthly Apple subs easier by rolling them into a simple, one-off payment. But what if your existing subscriptions, such as Apple Music and iCloud accounts, are tied to different Apple IDs?

Fortunately, Apple’s longest-serving employee, Chris Espinosa, says that poses no problem. “It manages that,” he wrote in response to a question on Twitter. “I just double-checked.”

Gauging from the other responses in the Twitter threat, this is an issue that would potentially be shared by a large number of people — meaning it’s great news that Apple solved it.

Apple announced its Apple One service Tuesday at its “Time Flies” keynote. Apple One offers three different tiers, offering savings from $6 to $25.

The individual tier includes Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade and 50GB of iCloud storage for $14.95 per month. Meanwhile, the family tier lets up to six people use Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade and 200GB of iCloud storage for $19.95 per month. The premier tier (not available everywhere) includes Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+ and 2TB of iCloud storage for $29.95 per month. It can also be shared among up to six family members.

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