Estate Planning 101

What happens to my Apple Music when I die?

September 13, 2023

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As we navigate through the digital era, services like Apple Music have become valuable sources of entertainment and personal expression. However, what happens to your Apple Music account when you die, often remains a mystery.

Apple, the tech giant behind Apple Music, values user privacy and security, extending these principles to the handling of a deceased user's account.

Account Deactivation

Apple doesn't have a specific procedure for handling a deceased user's account. However, immediate family members or estate executors can contact Apple Support to deactivate the account, provided they have necessary legal documents.

Data Accessibility

Accessing data from a deceased user's account, including music library and playlists, is a complex process due to Apple's strict privacy policies. Data disclosure is at Apple's discretion and may require a court order.

These options highlight the importance of planning and clear communication with your loved ones regarding your digital legacy. This is where Snug comes into play.

Snug is designed to help you navigate your digital legacy with ease. We assist in creating comprehensive estate plans, organizing all of life's details in one secure place.

Our platform allows you to convey your wishes regarding your Apple Music account, whether that involves account deactivation or granting access to a trusted individual. We ensure your instructions are communicated clearly, providing your loved ones with guidance during a challenging time.

But Snug's services extend beyond managing your Apple Music afterlife. We take a holistic approach to estate planning, assisting you in managing your digital assets, financial affairs, and end-of-life wishes, all within an easy-to-use, secure platform.

Our services include:

  1. Digital Estate Planning: We help you catalogue your digital presence, from social media accounts to online subscriptions, and decide what happens to them after your demise.
  2. Document Storage: You can securely store important documents such as wills, trusts, and insurance policies on our platform.
  3. End-of-Life Planning: Record your wishes for funeral arrangements, organ donation, and other crucial end-of-life decisions.
  4. Legacy Projects: Create meaningful projects that encapsulate your life story and values for future generations.

In a world where our digital presence continues to expand, managing your online presence after death has become an equally important consideration. With Snug, you can navigate this modern reality, ensuring your digital legacy is handled according to your wishes, providing a roadmap for your loved ones.

Snug is more than just planning for the end—it's about preserving your life's story and ensuring your legacy is carried forward, both in the hearts of those you love and in the digital realm.