How do I get free Apple Arcade?

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Apple Arcade is available only on Apple devices, running iOS 14.7 or later.

Get six free months of Apple Arcade and enjoy unlimited access to over 200 incredibly fun games - all in one subscription.

 

How does six months of free Apple Arcade work?

How does six months of free Apple Music work?

We’ll treat you to six months of Apple Arcade:

  • whether you’re joining EE as a new customer or you’ve been with us for years
  • if you are a Consumer or Small Business customer with a EE pay monthly or SIM only phone plan on a 12 month or more minimum term

During the free 6 months, it will appear on your bill as an included benefit in the "included with EE" section. After this, it will appear on your bill as a charge in the entertainment section.

To sign up:
  1.  

    text ARCADE to 150. We will send you a 6 months’ free activation code.

  2.  

    or log in to My EE or download the My EE app and go to Plan & Add-ons > Add-ons >Apple Arcade

  3.  

    then follow the instructions we send you

How do I set up Apple Arcade?

How do I set up Apple Music?

On an iPhone or an iPad:
  1. 1

    we’ll text you when your subscription’s about to begin – follow the link for Apple to verify your membership

  2. 2

    if you’re connected to WiFi, you’ll get a PIN to enter in the Apple Aracade app. If you're not connected to WiFi, go to the next step

  3. 3

    link your Apple ID to your Apple Arcade membership with your email and password

  4. 4

    once your Apple ID is linked you’re ready to go

On an Android device:
  1. 1

    Apple Arcade app is only available on IOS devices

What happens after the free six months?

What happens after the free six months?

You’ll be charged £4.99 a month after your free six months unless you cancel your subscription.

You might be billed for two Apple Arcade items in the first month you start paying. One charge is pro-rata for the rest of the billing period and the other is an advance charge for your paid subscription. 

To manage your subscription, go to Settings->your name/Apple ID, iCloud, iTunes & App Store-> iTunes & App Stores-> Apple ID->View Apple ID>Subscriptions. 

What if I already have Apple Arcade?

What if I already have Apple Arcade?

If you are an existing Apple Arcade member you will need to cancel your existing subscription directly with Apple. If you do not, you will continue to be charged by Apple.

What to do if you receive the error "This subscription is being used with another Apple ID"

What to do if you receive the error "This subscription is being used with another Apple ID"

In some cases, if you have previously had an Apple Arcade subscription you might see this error message. To fix this, please contact Apple Support and ask to change the Apple ID associated with your Apple Arcade subscription.

The legal bit

The legal bit

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