Google Play Family Library lets you Share Apps, Books and Films now

Posted on Jul 28 2016 - 3:00pm by Pavithra Manisha
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Google comes up with the Google Play Family Library that lets you share what you love with the ones you love. Well that’s exactly what the official blog post reads. Yes its that time of the weekend and you are all set wondering if you want to watch a movie, play a game or read one of your favourite books online ? What if your entire family wants to do the same thing as you. But on their own device instead. This is when Google Play Family Library comes in.

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Google Play Family Library

For families who spend time sharing entertainment this is good to start with. With the Family Library you can let six of your family members to share their purchases on Google Play. So when you intend to buy an app that can be shared, a game, a movie, a TV show or a book in the Play store you can now share the same with the people you love, across their devices and mind you it is for free! Your friend and family members needn’t have to pay any sign -up fee.

Google Play Family Library

Google Play Family Library

Share with other devices belonging to your family

There are a lot of devices at home i’m sure. Also sharing content is easy no matter where you are. There might be a TV show that the entire family loves to watch on their phones, tablets, laptops or TV respectively. When the purchase made by you is added to Family Library it will be available across the shared Android devices, and also the movies, shows and books can be viewed on iOS devices on the web.

Manage sharing and purchases easily

Flexibility matters a lot when it comes to sharing. In the Family Libray you can choose the items that you intend to share and the ones to keep for yourself. There is also a flexible purchasing option with the library offers. When you sign up for Google Play Family Library you can select the credit card to purchase the shared stuff. At the same time your family members can also purchase stuff with their personal cards. Also you have the option to approve each of the purchases  made by the members.

There is also the Google Play Music family plan for the music lovers. In this particular plan, six family members can stream songs of their choice. To get started all you go to do is sign up in Google Play invite your family members and start sharing.

Family Library will be rolling out soon and will be available in select countries like Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, UK and the US.

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