YouTube Premium INR 129/Month (~AU $2.63) via YouTube India (VPN Required)

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Hello all,
Google has finally launched Youtube Premium in India for INR 129(AUD ~2.60) and Family Membership for INR 189 (AUD ~3.80).
Comes with Youtube Music, No Ads in Youtube as well as Google Play Music.

https://india.googleblog.com/2019/03/introducing-youtube-mus...

This cost cheaper that was posted earlier for using Russian subscription option posted here https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/414890

I have signed up after cancelling Russian plan with my Macquarie Debit card so no conversion charges.

Everything included in post by @Dealbot applies here too.

Youtube Premium will give you access to -
• Ad-free videos: Watch videos without interruptions
• Save offline: Save videos and songs on your mobile device to watch offline
• Background play: Keep videos or music playing when using other apps or when your screen’s off
• Audio mode: Listen to audio only on the YouTube Music app
• Google Play Music Subscription (when available in your country) is included at no additional cost

Current pricing is $14.99 per month in Australia. This workaround should work for new and existing customers.

Again, the trick to making this work is having access to a VPN service. If you're signed up to one then the rest of the process should be fairly simple.

Instructions -
1. Connect a VPN to the server India (I connected to Bangalore)
2. Click on Paid Memberships(youtube.com), then click on Learn more.
https://www.youtube.com/paid_memberships

  1. Enter Indian address and pay by credit card.

Termination takes place under this link(music.youtube.com)
Example of a India Address :

India
Name :
Address line : My Place
Town/City : Mumbai
Postcode : 400070
State : Maharashtra

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Comments

  • +1 vote

    Did you use a secondary Google account to sign up or did you use your main one?

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    Awesome thanks

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    Nice work, just cancelled my previous one to this one. Confirm it works. I used Google Chrome with Hola VPN via India !!!

    • +38 votes

      Don't use Hola. It's takes over your PC in the background

      • -21 votes

        Never had such an issue

        • +29 votes

          Your computer (IP address) could be used as an exit node for illegal content.

        • +20 votes

          Thats like having a virus infected computer and saying "I haven't had any issues" just because everything still works.

          Just because you haven't had a problem, it doesn't mean there isn't a risk or problem.

        • +9 votes

          Never had such an issue

          You don't understand how malware works. There is usually going to be no signs at all that is is working in the background because that way you would know it is there and remove it.

        • +7 votes

          Lol. Continue in ignorance then. All good.

      • +23 votes

        Yes, Please ensure you remove Hola Extension after as it will use your PC as a seed for peer to peer transactions.

    • -1 vote

      Chrome is a botnet.

      Hola is a botnet.

  • +1 vote

    Can you do this with family plans as well?

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    Google Play Music Subscription (when available in your country) is included at no additional cost

    Does this mean you cant use google music until india get it?

    • +1 vote

      Play music has been available for last 2 years in India, its just that Youtube Premium and Music was launched yesterday. I am listening to Google Play Music now.. so its all available

    • +3 votes

      note that your recommended music will have indian songs

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        Is this true? Recommended songs will be Indian?

      • +1 vote

        lol wooot…I'm paying the russian one right now but everything is English ..no Russian Music at all..lol if this will be the issue, then I think I can live with paying $2/month for what I have now haha..

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          My charts etc are all Russian… its quite different, though no worse than the local rubbish.

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          @sauce2k, I'm trying to figure out how to get Australian recommendations.

          if you go to http://pay.google.com.

          Do you see an Indian and Australian pay accounts? If so, which one is Youtube Premium set to and is the main "legal" address Australian?

          Or are you on a family plan?

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          Just chiming in here, I've got the Russian YouTube Premium and on GPM there is no Russian Music/Language or anything. It's all Australian.

          I'm on a family plan (just a member not the leader) so I'm not sure, but it could be because I went on the GPM 3 month trial (Australia) and then straight afterwards I transferred to YouTube Premium?

          Of course, I can still choose to play international music if I please.

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        DJ Punjabi or its nothing

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      Music recommendations is based on the legal address found in https://pay.google.com/

      I'm assuming people have signed up with a card that has no overseas transaction costs

      To get Australian music recommendations:
      * Go to https://pay.google.com/
      * Add temporary card with Australian address
      * Make temporary card primary card to be charged
      * Remove card (that has no overseas transaction costs) with Indian address
      * Re-add card (that has no overseas transaction costs) with Australian address
      * Make card primary

      Have confirmed Play Music says it will still charge me the 179 Indian rupees in 3 months time.

      Didn't work :(

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    Thanks OP - so each month we have to VPN and pay? is there a yearly family account for india?

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    Is there anything missing and additional from the normal australian subscription

    Like do you miss out on australian music?

    • +1 vote

      You should be able to pretty much same songs unless Google hasnt licensed it only for Australia region, if its Global license all songs should be available.

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        Even then I would strongly assume any geo-blocking is ip based. Just like Netflix and YouTube

  • +1 vote

    Just changed over my family membership from Russian to Indian…. hopefully i dont get flooded with Bollywood videos :D :D :D

  • +12 votes

    that's it..I'm converting to Indian!

    p/s: I'm a Turkish too…

  • +6 votes

    Spotify Launched in India last week or so, its around INR1299 a year or so, Which is equal to $26 for a year. I signed up an account last week using VPN and paid for a year.

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