In case you’ve been seeking to change to a model new music streaming service, this may be the proper time to provide Pandora an opportunity. The corporate launched an on-demand subscription service known as Pandora Premium earlier this 12 months, requiring customers to shell out $10 a month. This was a much-awaited add-on and it didn’t strip the customers of a free radio-like streaming service, nonetheless, the corporate is now extending its premium options to everyone within the U.S totally free. However there’s a catch.
Pandora right now introduced, by way of an official weblog put up, the launch of its latest initiative that can allow non-paying customers to unlock “Premium listening periods” on the app. This implies free (or Pandora Plus) customers will now should entry Pandora’s full catalog of round 40 million songs with out having to fess up any cash for the premium subscription. However it’s essential to now be scratching your heads, considering how is that potential?
Effectively, Pandora says that you just’ll solely be capable of unlock a premium listening session when you’ve watched a 15-second video advert. The corporate at the moment hasn’t specified the period of the listening session after you watch an advert however we don’t anticipate it to final fairly so lengthy earlier than you’re introduced with extra adverts.
Steps to Attempt Pandora Premium For Free
As for how one can begin a premium listening session, simply observe the steps beneath to take pleasure in free music streaming:
1. Open the Pandora app and seek for your favourite monitor (corresponding to “Him & I by G-Eazy feat Halsey, as proven beneath). Faucet on the title of the monitor to play the identical.
2. Earlier than the tune performs, you’ll be introduced with a pop-up that’ll ask you to look at a brief commercial to hearken to songs by way of Pandora Premium. There is no such thing as a separate choice to activate the free listening periods and also you’ll have to look at the adverts by way of such pop-ups to proceed utilizing the premium options totally free.
That is nice initiative from Pandora, who’s permitting customers to check the waters of their new premium service with out having to pay upfront. With a neck-to-neck competitors amongst music streaming companies, the corporate hopes that the listening periods will finally translate into paying clients for its $9.99 a month subscription service. So, if you happen to check out the premium listening periods, share your ideas with us within the feedback down under.