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Simply Piano by JoyTunes

Simply Piano by JoyTunes

JoyTunes

A fast and fun way to learn piano - works with any piano or keyboard.

4.4 Ratings 891K+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads

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    With 22 full courses included with a membership, this can help you learn to play piano quickly and easily. Receive instant feedback as you learn to play dozens of traditional songs. A free version is also available.
    img by Andreas
    2 years ago
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    Lost $149 it's a scam, beware! Feb 8, 2021

    By David Wong
    They give you a 7 day free trial. After that they charge you $149. I was aware of that so I tried to cancel on day 6. Guess what? There's no way to cancel because technically you're on a trial and not signed up. It doesn't show up anywhere that I'm signed up so I can't cancel. I went through the app, through Google play store and paypal and nothing showed. Even support said it probably means I'm not signed up. Now guess what? This morning my account miraculously appeared. Along w $150 charge.
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    Customer service and assistance Apr 20, 2021

    By Loren Vasey
    Had issue with my subscription and the additional charge of the year membership was taken from my account after I explained I don't want the membership and wasn't happy with losing money straight away they have refunded me and stopped the pending payment, couldn't fault the customer service, the app itself was good for a couple months but now I have a piano I am self taught and I can play very good and this company did inspire me to do so, so a big thank you to Joy tunes and your support. L
  • img Expert
    1. Chosen as one of Google Play's Best Apps of 2017 and winner of a Parents' Choice Award
    2. Your virtual piano and music teacher! Developed by real music instructors for serious music students
    3. Learn the basics of piano playing and musical notation step-by-step, on a real piano or your mobile screen, with a modern approach and familiar songs

    Reviewed by Kaylin on March 26, 2018

  • I can’t say how much I love this app! Jan 27, 2021

    By bicoastalite
    I took some piano lessons as a kid and played for a few years. But I was never excited nor did I practice much. And, honestly wasn’t very good to at playing the piano. Forward 35 years (in the midst of Covid 19), I had an intense desire to play the piano. And I had the time to learn and practice! I purchased an electric piano online and downloaded Simply Piano. I realized as I went though lessons that I was relearning everything. And they do such a nice job of keeping me engaged. I was enjoying it! So much that I started to look forward to learning new lessons, which opened up more music to practice and etc. As much as I love classical music, learning and practicing modern songs that I quite well has been really fun. I can’t wait to learn the next set. And I can’t wait to get further along in the lessons to play more complex versions. The app isn’t perfect, sometimes I get frustrated when the app dings me for playing the wrong chord or tempo- when I am sure I didn’t. And it takes forever to get through it. But at the same time I guess I am getting practice... With that said, I do miss having real time feedback from a piano teacher and hope to hire one when it’s safe to do so! But bottom line is that even though the app does have an expensive subscription fee, I think it’s absolutely worth every penny. Thanks for helping me find my passion in piano!
  • Affordable and interactive! Mar 15, 2021

    By linniekaye
    Although I really don’t like all of the songs offered (because my children shouldn’t listen to some of them) I do admit this app has been really great for me personally. I was about to hire a piano teacher and found out it was $50 per session for my little family. If I would have gone through with it, would have been $1200 per year for 2 sessions per month. I came across simply piano randomly while looking for piano lessons online, and after session 1 I decided $150 was way better than $1200. Best part is that after I learn something I can practice what I learn with my children and they in turn can start their practicing on the app separately from mine. If you add up the costs this app is 100% worth it. I do wish they offered more child friendly or non lyrical songs on here. It would be nice to have a choice to learn more classical music vs modern, I’m a woman of faith so it’s hard to listen to some of that stuff. I just turn down the volume and go for it though just to get through. Hoping in the future they are able to offer different options for those who don’t like that music in their home. Modern or Classical options please! I keep reading reviews that comment everything’s expensive for subscription- please read my review again. An actual teacher costs far more!
  • Sep 5, 2021

    By Stephanie Werner
    I love the concept and even paid for a full year, but I'm always having problems with the app. I downloaded it on a tablet too and have the same issues. Progress doesn't save properly, notes sometimes (even when played very loud) aren't picked up, app randomly closes. Been waiting for an update that fixes the issues but haven't seen one yet.
  • No Regret At All (Really Great App) Sep 1, 2020

    By Graceskyoo
    Technically, I would just rated 4 stars for this app since there is always room for improvement. However, I rated it 5 stars for a very personal reason. I learned to play piano on and off throughout my childhood but gave it up during my mid teen. Thinking I will never be able to play perfectly, I even began to hate the instrument since it kept reminding me that I have no musical talent. I even tried to avoid anyone who can play like my friends and cousins (when they play). However, I have come to realise that nothing is actually stopping me from finding musical talent but myself. So now almost 28, I decided to start again through this app. I initially hesitated due to the price and that often times, subscriptions are hard to cancel. But surprisingly, I have come to love it. Now playing it almost everyday whenever I can, the house is filled with simple melodies. I don’t mind not becoming professional as long as I can play for my parents, especially my father. He has always hoped that one day, his children will touch the keys again. I recommend this to anyone who are struggling to reconcile with piano and music. Keep the app running for old iOS please!! Some of us still use old iPads. ❤️🙏🏻
  • I like the app but doesn’t work sometimes.. Jul 5, 2018

    By CoolUnicorn11
    The app is helpful and easy to understand. Which I do like, however, the app detects I’m playing a whole different key. It is hard to learn the piano on this app when it is saying you are playing a key wrong. I’ve learned a lot from this app but it is frustrating I have to play the key multiple times to move on. I’ve studied each key, to make sure it wasn’t me playing the wrong key, but it wasn’t. On the bottom of the screen it shows the keyboard, and when you play a key it shows which one you are playing, so when i play the key it wants me to play, it says I’m playing a different one. And to move on, I have to play a key that isn’t required. But on the bottom of the screen It says I’m playing the correct key. to play, I either, play the wrong key and it moves me on, or keep playing the right key over, and over, again and then it moves me on. Sometimes it doesn’t even move me on so I HAVE to play the incorrect key. So this will not help me become a better pianist by telling me the correct key is the wrong key, and the wrong key is the correct key. So I think they should fix that. But other than that it’s is a nice app. It is helpful other than the wrong key thing. It’s easy to understand which is great for young kids who want to learn by them self, like myself. But I really hope they fix that so I can give them a way better rating. If this wasn’t a problem I would give them a 5/5.
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Tina TT
    Editing my 1st review. Be careful, there is subscription that is prolonged automatically, there will be no notification. Subscription is not visible in your google account, you need to check Simply piano app to stop it. However, I have to admit that they have good support group. After sending them notification, the issue was resolved. Good luck to all.
  • img Expert
    1. Chosen as one of Google Play's Best Apps of 2017 and winner of a Parents' Choice Award
    2. Your virtual piano and music teacher! Developed by real music instructors for serious music students
    3. Learn the basics of piano playing and musical notation step-by-step, on a real piano or your mobile screen, with a modern approach and familiar songs

    Reviewed by Kaylin on March 26, 2018

  • img Community

    Customer service and assistance Apr 20, 2021

    By Loren Vasey
    Had issue with my subscription and the additional charge of the year membership was taken from my account after I explained I don't want the membership and wasn't happy with losing money straight away they have refunded me and stopped the pending payment, couldn't fault the customer service, the app itself was good for a couple months but now I have a piano I am self taught and I can play very good and this company did inspire me to do so, so a big thank you to Joy tunes and your support. L
  • I can’t say how much I love this app! Jan 27, 2021

    By bicoastalite
    I took some piano lessons as a kid and played for a few years. But I was never excited nor did I practice much. And, honestly wasn’t very good to at playing the piano. Forward 35 years (in the midst of Covid 19), I had an intense desire to play the piano. And I had the time to learn and practice! I purchased an electric piano online and downloaded Simply Piano. I realized as I went though lessons that I was relearning everything. And they do such a nice job of keeping me engaged. I was enjoying it! So much that I started to look forward to learning new lessons, which opened up more music to practice and etc. As much as I love classical music, learning and practicing modern songs that I quite well has been really fun. I can’t wait to learn the next set. And I can’t wait to get further along in the lessons to play more complex versions. The app isn’t perfect, sometimes I get frustrated when the app dings me for playing the wrong chord or tempo- when I am sure I didn’t. And it takes forever to get through it. But at the same time I guess I am getting practice... With that said, I do miss having real time feedback from a piano teacher and hope to hire one when it’s safe to do so! But bottom line is that even though the app does have an expensive subscription fee, I think it’s absolutely worth every penny. Thanks for helping me find my passion in piano!
  • Affordable and interactive! Mar 15, 2021

    By linniekaye
    Although I really don’t like all of the songs offered (because my children shouldn’t listen to some of them) I do admit this app has been really great for me personally. I was about to hire a piano teacher and found out it was $50 per session for my little family. If I would have gone through with it, would have been $1200 per year for 2 sessions per month. I came across simply piano randomly while looking for piano lessons online, and after session 1 I decided $150 was way better than $1200. Best part is that after I learn something I can practice what I learn with my children and they in turn can start their practicing on the app separately from mine. If you add up the costs this app is 100% worth it. I do wish they offered more child friendly or non lyrical songs on here. It would be nice to have a choice to learn more classical music vs modern, I’m a woman of faith so it’s hard to listen to some of that stuff. I just turn down the volume and go for it though just to get through. Hoping in the future they are able to offer different options for those who don’t like that music in their home. Modern or Classical options please! I keep reading reviews that comment everything’s expensive for subscription- please read my review again. An actual teacher costs far more!
  • Sep 5, 2021

    By Stephanie Werner
    I love the concept and even paid for a full year, but I'm always having problems with the app. I downloaded it on a tablet too and have the same issues. Progress doesn't save properly, notes sometimes (even when played very loud) aren't picked up, app randomly closes. Been waiting for an update that fixes the issues but haven't seen one yet.
  • No Regret At All (Really Great App) Sep 1, 2020

    By Graceskyoo
    Technically, I would just rated 4 stars for this app since there is always room for improvement. However, I rated it 5 stars for a very personal reason. I learned to play piano on and off throughout my childhood but gave it up during my mid teen. Thinking I will never be able to play perfectly, I even began to hate the instrument since it kept reminding me that I have no musical talent. I even tried to avoid anyone who can play like my friends and cousins (when they play). However, I have come to realise that nothing is actually stopping me from finding musical talent but myself. So now almost 28, I decided to start again through this app. I initially hesitated due to the price and that often times, subscriptions are hard to cancel. But surprisingly, I have come to love it. Now playing it almost everyday whenever I can, the house is filled with simple melodies. I don’t mind not becoming professional as long as I can play for my parents, especially my father. He has always hoped that one day, his children will touch the keys again. I recommend this to anyone who are struggling to reconcile with piano and music. Keep the app running for old iOS please!! Some of us still use old iPads. ❤️🙏🏻
  • I like the app but doesn’t work sometimes.. Jul 5, 2018

    By CoolUnicorn11
    The app is helpful and easy to understand. Which I do like, however, the app detects I’m playing a whole different key. It is hard to learn the piano on this app when it is saying you are playing a key wrong. I’ve learned a lot from this app but it is frustrating I have to play the key multiple times to move on. I’ve studied each key, to make sure it wasn’t me playing the wrong key, but it wasn’t. On the bottom of the screen it shows the keyboard, and when you play a key it shows which one you are playing, so when i play the key it wants me to play, it says I’m playing a different one. And to move on, I have to play a key that isn’t required. But on the bottom of the screen It says I’m playing the correct key. to play, I either, play the wrong key and it moves me on, or keep playing the right key over, and over, again and then it moves me on. Sometimes it doesn’t even move me on so I HAVE to play the incorrect key. So this will not help me become a better pianist by telling me the correct key is the wrong key, and the wrong key is the correct key. So I think they should fix that. But other than that it’s is a nice app. It is helpful other than the wrong key thing. It’s easy to understand which is great for young kids who want to learn by them self, like myself. But I really hope they fix that so I can give them a way better rating. If this wasn’t a problem I would give them a 5/5.
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Tina TT
    Editing my 1st review. Be careful, there is subscription that is prolonged automatically, there will be no notification. Subscription is not visible in your google account, you need to check Simply piano app to stop it. However, I have to admit that they have good support group. After sending them notification, the issue was resolved. Good luck to all.
  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Mark Bebbington
    Great app and I really learned how to play and also understand reading music. Loads of variety of songs and regularly updated. The only thing I would say is that the volume notification is so annoying! It pops up half way through playing and I don't really care about missing the odd note if I can play along to the music. I think this should be allowed to be switched off if required.
  • Amazing app Aug 29, 2020

    By 🕷🕷🕷🕸🕸🕸🦖
    So I just started playing this it’s really fine but at the same time a little bit hard but you should definitely try this app it is amazing I have it’s like a little bit ago but it was hard for me but now I’m seven and I was six when we first got it and I really love it now it’s amazing I had another one but then it start to not work so then I wanted to try this again and I’ve been playing for about 15 minutes now and I already love it so this is a very cool app you should definitely get it at first it will be a little bit frustrating but then you would actually be able to do a lot of stuff like it’s difficult and then you get used to it and then you will be able to do it so I recommend you to buy this app like it is amazing like when I first started I didn’t know how to play it but now I do so it’s really amazing is it home to me only in 15 minutes so you should deathly get this app and if you were kid reading this you should show your mom and you should deathly get it like it is amazing when I first started it was just difficult but then you’ll get used to it so you should get it this app is amazing🤪🤩
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    Lost $149 it's a scam, beware! Feb 8, 2021

    By David Wong
    They give you a 7 day free trial. After that they charge you $149. I was aware of that so I tried to cancel on day 6. Guess what? There's no way to cancel because technically you're on a trial and not signed up. It doesn't show up anywhere that I'm signed up so I can't cancel. I went through the app, through Google play store and paypal and nothing showed. Even support said it probably means I'm not signed up. Now guess what? This morning my account miraculously appeared. Along w $150 charge.
  • Sep 11, 2021

    By Rudy Ysquierdo
    The app itself is helpful in a sense that gives everything needed to get the basics of learning piano. However, the app falls short in the execution of actually teaching you how to play. There seems to be far more focus on playing perfect rather than learning. Through every lesson there is more focus on playing faster and faster, and no real focus on learing what you are playing... Never heard of the phrase slow is smooth, smooth is fast... And lots of trouble recognizing notes you play.
  • This game is so stupid!😩😡 Aug 11, 2021

    By Julka shadow
    I just spent a while going through as many piano games as I could most of them said theyAre free but then they make you pay as soon as you start the game but simply piano it makes you think you can pay for this to get a premium access to a whole bunch of their stuff and then you can say you don’t want to in so it’ll start up the game like normal and then once you’re almost done with the basics it tells you you have to pay to get done with the rest of the game and it doesn’t even let you learn the rest. I feel like this game is just trying to Clickbait people into saying it’s free but you can pay if you want to and then it ends up being completely lying it makes me so mad and I kept on trying to play and my sound on my keyboard was almost turned all the way up and it kept on saying that I couldn’t pick up my sound because either the microphone wasn’t working or my keyboard was too quiet. So basically it’s a scam and it has bugs😡🤬and I’m just so glad that I didn’t have to pay for it and I deleted it before I actually got desperate. Because I’ve heard a lot of people spreading rumors saying that this takes your data and uses it for its own reasons so basically it’s taking your private information and stealing it but I’m pretty sure those things aren’t true so how about you just download the game and try it for yourself but don’t pay for it yet! Only do it if you’re 100% sure it’s worth it and there’s no other way you can learn
  • I’m Disappointed. Oct 9, 2020

    By Lia Anne
    When I got this game I was excited, super excited, but not long after that I got really disappointed, let me explain why. So I downloaded thinking, this is awesome, I’m gonna learn how to play piano and be able to read the music. I was super pumped about it so I got on right away, when you go in they have you creat a account which was super easy and I had no trouble with it at all, though It did ask if I wanted to go premium and of course I put no because I don’t have the money to spend on an app, I mean if I had the money for the app I would just go to an actual piano lesson, not to mention the prices are pretty high, but anyway I was on the app for about 5 minutes because that’s how long the app says I should practice for, and then I was done, super easy super fun so I got off the app and went on with my day. Later that evening I wasn’t doing anything so I did it for another 5 minutes and after that I finished the first whole lesson and I was like wow I really like this app, I learned a lot and it doesn’t take forever, little did I know that after you finish the first lesson you have to go premium to do anything else and that makes me very frustrated because there are a lot of teenagers and kids and some adults who can’t afford lessons and this app might as well cost the same as an actual lesson. But I’m sure it’s great for the people that can afford it. I just think that they should say before you download that you only get one lesson.
  • Sep 26, 2021

    By Pauline G
    After writing a review and advising app wasn't working and has been deleted, commenting that you can be contacted via the app is ridiculous. I've been charged over $200 for a subscription I tried to cancel before the trial period ended and tried to contact you about. Avoid this app at all costs.
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Alan Wiseman
    When I first tried it I was finally thinking that I would learn piano... Until after the 5-note basics ended and you had to use premium to continue your journey. Look, as a person whos parents won't allow you to spend money outside of education, especially on apps, it's impossible. We used to take piano classes, but that was a while ago before the pandemic. I barely remember a think about "notes", or using working on tempo. This sucks for me.
  • Sep 9, 2021

    By Alex Threlkeld
    Extremely flakey - obviously not tested, a recent update has meant it's frequently hanging or crashing yet my tablet is fine with every other app. Sound recognition is still terrible, especially for chords and plugging in my piano just causes different issues (and doesn't matter which piano btw) - e.g. even more hanging/crashing. When raising the poor note recognition Support merely pointed me in the direction of a Ways to Improve which I already had cited didn't work - so don't expect much help from there. It's shame as there are lots of good ideas in this - they're just poorly implemented and tested, obviously the focus is trying to add bells and whistles rather than getting a solid working platform.
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Isa Chow
    I subscribed to the app for 1 year after trying the free section of the course. The app was very good at first, but the quality went downhill as soon as I reached the chord section. Then the app started to erase data, stop recognizing notes, and make me default to practice mode until a point where I could'nt move on at all. I would recommend starter piano players to subscribe for 1 month, but after that, they should think about using another app, or taking real piano classes.
  • I hate it Jun 4, 2021

    By ijustsingintheshower
    Find all the notes it is and even make you the song the truth it doesn’t even let you play it just shows you the notes and then you have to pay like $15 a month maybe more maybe more than 15 maybe 25 I do not recommend it it’s super bad maybe just let me play one song but anyways please do not download this ever all these babies must be fake or they’re probably the developers who made it a download it along time ago when I said basically learned it only help me find the notes it just told me how to get this free trial and then I didn’t want to so then I just kept on playing and acting it out but then it charged me after I got all the notes done also that’s why you should go to Piano Academy it doesn’t charge you just click X on the free trial and then you will be playing piano playing so much so I even lived with my left hand I know where all the notes are located I don’t already know how to play sheet music without cutting any money so I think you guys should download Piano Academy and please do not come sing to me you’re sorry no blah blah blah 👎 go to Piano Academy you don’t need to pay anything if you want a free trial on there can you please do not take it on Piano Academy and he will be playing with both hands it’s amazing piano academy but instead of simply piano you just have to pay so yeah play Piano Academy thank you for reading this
  • Pls read if you’re getting this for your kid Dec 30, 2020

    By SammichTheSammichSammich
    I’ve been struggling to play piano for a while and I was like oh I should use this app! And you know what, it was decent until I needed to pay premium to continue on with my lessons. That’s a big no from me, but my little brother was super interested and he hasn’t played piano once in his life. So I thought well, I’ll get as much out of this as possible. I set up a new profile and everything, and thought he would at least learn a few things, but man it was way to fast-paced for him. The ads are all like “OMG THIS SIX YEAR OLD LEARNED HOW TO PLAY PIANO IN A FEW WEEKS” and my six year old housemate rage quit as soon as he was thrust into the side scrolling play along with the music thing. He’d been getting by by looking at screen, looking at hand, squinting, pressing key, moving on, which was pretty slow. I tried to calm him down but little brothers are the worst. A few days later he tried again, and got further, I guess. Let’s just say that taking a mini child through this app results in much angry piano smashing and “I PRESSED THAT KEY!!!!!” and tears. Basically, no, your toddler is not going to learn piano with this app. I’m sure there are more kid-oriented versions somewhere, but don’t believe the ads with a little baby jamming out to baby shark like a Mozart
  • img Community
    With 22 full courses included with a membership, this can help you learn to play piano quickly and easily. Receive instant feedback as you learn to play dozens of traditional songs. A free version is also available.
    img by Andreas
    2 years ago
  • img Community

    Lost $149 it's a scam, beware! Feb 8, 2021

    By David Wong
    They give you a 7 day free trial. After that they charge you $149. I was aware of that so I tried to cancel on day 6. Guess what? There's no way to cancel because technically you're on a trial and not signed up. It doesn't show up anywhere that I'm signed up so I can't cancel. I went through the app, through Google play store and paypal and nothing showed. Even support said it probably means I'm not signed up. Now guess what? This morning my account miraculously appeared. Along w $150 charge.
  • img Community

    Customer service and assistance Apr 20, 2021

    By Loren Vasey
    Had issue with my subscription and the additional charge of the year membership was taken from my account after I explained I don't want the membership and wasn't happy with losing money straight away they have refunded me and stopped the pending payment, couldn't fault the customer service, the app itself was good for a couple months but now I have a piano I am self taught and I can play very good and this company did inspire me to do so, so a big thank you to Joy tunes and your support. L
  • img Expert
    1. Chosen as one of Google Play's Best Apps of 2017 and winner of a Parents' Choice Award
    2. Your virtual piano and music teacher! Developed by real music instructors for serious music students
    3. Learn the basics of piano playing and musical notation step-by-step, on a real piano or your mobile screen, with a modern approach and familiar songs

    Reviewed by Kaylin on March 26, 2018

  • img Community

    Customer service and assistance Apr 20, 2021

    By Loren Vasey
    Had issue with my subscription and the additional charge of the year membership was taken from my account after I explained I don't want the membership and wasn't happy with losing money straight away they have refunded me and stopped the pending payment, couldn't fault the customer service, the app itself was good for a couple months but now I have a piano I am self taught and I can play very good and this company did inspire me to do so, so a big thank you to Joy tunes and your support. L
  • I can’t say how much I love this app! Jan 27, 2021

    By bicoastalite
    I took some piano lessons as a kid and played for a few years. But I was never excited nor did I practice much. And, honestly wasn’t very good to at playing the piano. Forward 35 years (in the midst of Covid 19), I had an intense desire to play the piano. And I had the time to learn and practice! I purchased an electric piano online and downloaded Simply Piano. I realized as I went though lessons that I was relearning everything. And they do such a nice job of keeping me engaged. I was enjoying it! So much that I started to look forward to learning new lessons, which opened up more music to practice and etc. As much as I love classical music, learning and practicing modern songs that I quite well has been really fun. I can’t wait to learn the next set. And I can’t wait to get further along in the lessons to play more complex versions. The app isn’t perfect, sometimes I get frustrated when the app dings me for playing the wrong chord or tempo- when I am sure I didn’t. And it takes forever to get through it. But at the same time I guess I am getting practice... With that said, I do miss having real time feedback from a piano teacher and hope to hire one when it’s safe to do so! But bottom line is that even though the app does have an expensive subscription fee, I think it’s absolutely worth every penny. Thanks for helping me find my passion in piano!
  • Affordable and interactive! Mar 15, 2021

    By linniekaye
    Although I really don’t like all of the songs offered (because my children shouldn’t listen to some of them) I do admit this app has been really great for me personally. I was about to hire a piano teacher and found out it was $50 per session for my little family. If I would have gone through with it, would have been $1200 per year for 2 sessions per month. I came across simply piano randomly while looking for piano lessons online, and after session 1 I decided $150 was way better than $1200. Best part is that after I learn something I can practice what I learn with my children and they in turn can start their practicing on the app separately from mine. If you add up the costs this app is 100% worth it. I do wish they offered more child friendly or non lyrical songs on here. It would be nice to have a choice to learn more classical music vs modern, I’m a woman of faith so it’s hard to listen to some of that stuff. I just turn down the volume and go for it though just to get through. Hoping in the future they are able to offer different options for those who don’t like that music in their home. Modern or Classical options please! I keep reading reviews that comment everything’s expensive for subscription- please read my review again. An actual teacher costs far more!
  • No Regret At All (Really Great App) Sep 1, 2020

    By Graceskyoo
    Technically, I would just rated 4 stars for this app since there is always room for improvement. However, I rated it 5 stars for a very personal reason. I learned to play piano on and off throughout my childhood but gave it up during my mid teen. Thinking I will never be able to play perfectly, I even began to hate the instrument since it kept reminding me that I have no musical talent. I even tried to avoid anyone who can play like my friends and cousins (when they play). However, I have come to realise that nothing is actually stopping me from finding musical talent but myself. So now almost 28, I decided to start again through this app. I initially hesitated due to the price and that often times, subscriptions are hard to cancel. But surprisingly, I have come to love it. Now playing it almost everyday whenever I can, the house is filled with simple melodies. I don’t mind not becoming professional as long as I can play for my parents, especially my father. He has always hoped that one day, his children will touch the keys again. I recommend this to anyone who are struggling to reconcile with piano and music. Keep the app running for old iOS please!! Some of us still use old iPads. ❤️🙏🏻
  • Amazing app Aug 29, 2020

    By 🕷🕷🕷🕸🕸🕸🦖
    So I just started playing this it’s really fine but at the same time a little bit hard but you should definitely try this app it is amazing I have it’s like a little bit ago but it was hard for me but now I’m seven and I was six when we first got it and I really love it now it’s amazing I had another one but then it start to not work so then I wanted to try this again and I’ve been playing for about 15 minutes now and I already love it so this is a very cool app you should definitely get it at first it will be a little bit frustrating but then you would actually be able to do a lot of stuff like it’s difficult and then you get used to it and then you will be able to do it so I recommend you to buy this app like it is amazing like when I first started I didn’t know how to play it but now I do so it’s really amazing is it home to me only in 15 minutes so you should deathly get this app and if you were kid reading this you should show your mom and you should deathly get it like it is amazing when I first started it was just difficult but then you’ll get used to it so you should get it this app is amazing🤪🤩
  • Sep 19, 2021

    By Derek Sparks
    So far seems pretty solid. It lets you set up a few goals like reading sheet music which I like. It also automatically puts you into practice mode during a song if your doing bad and puts you back in song mode when you get better, which I love and has really seemed to help. My overall experience has been brief but I've definitely enjoyed this app over Yousician right from the start. Thanks.
  • Sep 15, 2021

    By Anna Eteveneaux
    Having a fantastic time with this app and learning so much. Well worth the cost to go premium, those that are complaining about the price need to realize just how much work has gone into the making of it. My kids who are 5 and 7 are also really enjoying it, they have their own profiles and practice every day by choice. We've had no technical issues, it all works very well.
  • So fun - lots of Christmas music Oct 14, 2019

    By Squeekie23
    I honestly can’t believe I can play piano with two hands now. I’m nearly done with essentials 3 and it’s amazing how much I’ve learned. I really love being able to read and play regular sheet music (it’s included within the app), which was always my goal. My only hesitation on recommending this app to everyone are some of the music choices. I’m not religious but there are a lot of Christian songs to work through, carols especially. I don’t mind them, as I know them well and that makes them easier for me to learn, but if you’re not Christian or don’t know carols at all it might be a barrier to you. One more note, the further I get in the course the more I’m wanting a keyboard to plug into (I’m using a real piano). I feel like sometimes it can’t “hear” the notes when I’m playing 4 at a time for example. This is something that Simply Piano acknowledges but I feel like I got quite far without one. As for the expense, my whole family is using it and we’re now playing lots of sheet music. Other sites have sheet music for about $5-6 a song. I think for all of us using it and getting sheet music it’s a great deal.
  • Sep 20, 2021

    By Emma Jelley
    My 7 year old taught herself to read music and play the piano by sporadically using this app during the pandemic (I just suggested it, and she did it alone). She is now adding live piano classes to the mix, and was able to join a class with a child who had been learning with a live teacher for a year already: same level. How awesome is that? And Simply Piano has exceptionally good customer service too: quick, polite, helpful. Thank you Simply Piano!
  • Thank You... Feb 15, 2020

    By Frankie2120
    Played the Piano, and percussion from like 5-14 years old.. then nothing after that.. 42 now.. forgot all music reading and was always too intimidated to learn again.. didn’t have $25 to shell out a week for lessons nor the time with my career and two little kids.. stumbled across simply piano one weekend w my out of tune acoustic piano.. a week later I had the full digital set up w a Yamaha delivered so I could get the correct feedback from the app.. a week later.. life changing.. I’ve always had music in my head and wanted to be able to just play along with songs and read music... this app is amazing.. with patience and lots of repetition it’s all coming back to me.. I never would have got this with lessons because I don’t have the time.. going at my own speed at 5am before work 30 minutes... I couldn’t be happier now.. Piano is meditation.. if your not present when you are playing it can go south quick... lol... looking forward to the process... enjoying every moment of the journey back... thank you Simply Piano.. you’ve created pure magic into people’s lives...!! 💪🏽❤️🎹👍🏽
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Tina TT
    Editing my 1st review. Be careful, there is subscription that is prolonged automatically, there will be no notification. Subscription is not visible in your google account, you need to check Simply piano app to stop it. However, I have to admit that they have good support group. After sending them notification, the issue was resolved. Good luck to all.
  • Sep 13, 2021

    By Mark Bebbington
    Great app and I really learned how to play and also understand reading music. Loads of variety of songs and regularly updated. The only thing I would say is that the volume notification is so annoying! It pops up half way through playing and I don't really care about missing the odd note if I can play along to the music. I think this should be allowed to be switched off if required.
  • Fun but raging Jan 6, 2021

    By javeryh
    So I chose the blue path, and when I was trying to play somewhere over the rainbow, it legit wouldn’t show the notes and when I tried again it somehow thought I needed to play the 16 steps again before playing the song. Developers, if you read this, please respond and PROMISE me you’ll make it so if you’ve already completed the steps and are on the song and you exit or it glitches, you don’t have to go through complicated and long steps. I JUST WANTED TO MOVE ON, ITS NOT THAT HARD, THANKS FOR NOTHING. Besides from that, I recommend you Simply Piano. It gives you a very confident boost and a very good start. Even if your just doing Simply Piano for fun, and you don’t want to learn anything, you are. I’m up to F position, I take piano lessons, but none as good as virtual lessons. Well, technically, I do have virtual lessons because of the big fad sickness, COVID-19, but I mean not talking to anyone or being corrected to harshly or having homework. Oh, the homework is a bonus. Well, in my opinion I have homework from an APP, but that’s just me. And if you want homework from Simply Piano, try everyday at 3:30 reading sheet music. Anyhow, very good confident start, and I hope you respond to my raging. This is getting pretty long so imma end it here. But listen to me.
  • Amazing and fast to learn, but… Sep 24, 2021

    By ϔ
    So I think this app is amazing for how much easier and more enjoyable it is than any other alternative that I’ve tried, and it’s been really easy for me to learn and how fast it goes though. I do have some problems I want to point out though, such as sometimes when I get introduced to something, they don’t explain it before first showing something sometimes, and it isn’t much of a problem for me at least, but it can make things more difficult sometimes. Also sometimes when I’m playing, the notes will automatically think they heard me play when in reality I didn’t, and it just skips notes and I need to skip ahead to keep playing, and it gets aggravating for me because I want to be able to do lessons on my own pace, and this bug isn’t very helpful. Idk if it’s something wrong with the calibration if I’m able to change that, or if it’s something else. Either way, this app is still very cool, and it has made me very happy to finally start learning piano again, and is also in general making my life more pleasant especially in the time I’m in school, making me feel more confident in my schooling. Over all, an amazing app, with its every day bugs that can be fixed.
  • PLS READ Perfect at first, now Regret Nov 4, 2018

    By Yingqian (jasmine) Jiang
    I have seen thousands of ads about this app and I decided to try this for myself when I got it I immediately fell in love with it . it was everything I expected and a better . It was perfection . But then I started learning chords on the piano . It taught me well but when I played it on the piano it kept saying I was wrong, even when I was playing it correctly . All 3 or 4 keys at the same time with the same amount of force and at the right keys and position. It even shows me where on the piano I'm supposed to play the chords . But no it kept saying I was wrong and it wouldn't let me move on . And when I was actually wrong it said I was right . this mainly happens when I'm using both my left and right hand to play chords . If I'm playing the right cords with my right hand but the wrong key with my left hand then it says I'm right . Now I purposely played the wrong chords to see if it says I'm right and it did . We payed a YEAR trial for this app and I have already sent a message about a month ago and never got an reply . I haven't been playing for longer than a month now, and I'm PAYING for this . If you can't fix this then at least give me my money back . Thank you .
  • Great but can be frustrating Apr 22, 2021

    By spunkiesteffie
    I have enjoying using this to learn to play piano, and it has greatly healed, but as someone who has musical experience this app creates an major issue for me. As I am playing the practice pieces and the notes will also play of what I am to play, they are always a beat behind when I am supposed to play. This creates a major challenge when trying to learn something new as you are now having to not only focus on the positions/notes/rhythms being taught, but you are also having to use part of your focus to try and ignore the same melody you are trying to play being played a beat behind you. For me this is causing me to constantly mess up as I keep trying to play with the beat playing which puts me behind in my tempo, or it causes me to completely mess up a portion because i am trying to play what I see while hearing a different melody playing which ends up confusing me. It’s not bad once you know and understand what you are playing, but as a beginner piano player, this is very challenging and honestly becomes very frustrating when I keep messing up simple parts because I am hearing what I should be playing also playing in my ear a beat behind.
  • Sep 25, 2021

    By Sneha Saha
    Amazing app. I am 11 years old (nobody told me to learn! I just wanted! I learnt about it in the pendamic last year!) I want to learn about the bass clef. Can you plz give free course. You can't ignore a future superstar!!😠 That's enough!! I am reviewing bad for this app from all my devices! You greedy maan! (What a flip!) Now please!🥺🙏 Please! Give free course atleast to kids!
  • Pay to play? Jun 20, 2018

    By Jimmy jabs 8
    When you first download the app, you get a free lesson/course, and you learn how to play the first 5 notes with your right hand, which was great... Until I finished it 20 minutes later. Once you finish the first course it shows you what you have unlocked and what more you can do to learn, and I started getting excited! I clicked "next" and it showed how much you have to pay in order to keep learning. I was excited to learn to play because I know how to play guitar, ukulele, and viola, and wanted to learn how to play piano! I had seen this add and thought that I should at least try it! Don't get me wrong, I really like the app, but I know many people can't continue with the app because of the monthly pay ($10), and others I'm sure are hesitant to get it because they're not sure if they will continue with it. I know that there is a reason the creators had the pay, but I was disappointed when they told me I had to pay to continue. Other than that, I enjoyed it and would have given it 5 stars if not for the monthly pay. I might consider it though... It is cheaper than normal lessons.
  • Wonderful app! Just one thing I need Jan 31, 2019

    By Bryan Turns
    I am so glad that this app exists and I have enjoyed learning piano with you, Joy Tunes. I am thankful for all of the updates you put out with new songs. I just wish that those songs could also have a sheet music section so I could print them out. Look, the app itself is great but I’d like to get better at my rhythm. The practices for the song offer this sheet music aspect but what if I want to play the whole song like that? I would love to be able to print out some of the songs I can play so that I didn’t have to worry about battery life. The app is wonderful I just would love to see far more sheet music and preferably all of your songs having a sheet music counter part P.S Regardless of what many people who are doing reviews say I am glad you aren’t doing this as a free app. For those of you who don’t understand how businesses work you need to make money. Subscription based apps are waaaay better then frenium. Imagine having to pay for extra songs on the app? I’m glad it’s a payment. Also subscriptions force the devs to always be hard at work to keep you paying
  • No Custom music? Oct 5, 2018

    By Ghost Jenga
    I have been useing simply piano for around 2/3 of a year and started unaware of how to even read a staff, after that time has passed I can play alot of the songs, but the app has trouble reading what notes I am playin, this is not that big of a problem for me sense it ussauly only happens once or twice. There is one key feature the app is missing and that is Song you can add to the collection. (notes to devs) to be able to put your own Songs into the apps album of playible songs. Under the Songs section you can create songs where you can place all the notes and such on the staff aswell as select the tempo. When you finish makeing the song you could save it to the song section aswell as give it its own display image. It would have the same mechanics as the rest of the songs, were it slides the staff across the screen to the speed you set it to. This could be a premuim feature and would allow people to learn songs they want aswell as create them. In all the app is 4/5 due to haveing great learning and paceing, but falling short when it comes to the songs you can play.
  • Sep 5, 2021

    By Stephanie Werner
    I love the concept and even paid for a full year, but I'm always having problems with the app. I downloaded it on a tablet too and have the same issues. Progress doesn't save properly, notes sometimes (even when played very loud) aren't picked up, app randomly closes. Been waiting for an update that fixes the issues but haven't seen one yet.
  • I like the app but doesn’t work sometimes.. Jul 5, 2018

    By CoolUnicorn11
    The app is helpful and easy to understand. Which I do like, however, the app detects I’m playing a whole different key. It is hard to learn the piano on this app when it is saying you are playing a key wrong. I’ve learned a lot from this app but it is frustrating I have to play the key multiple times to move on. I’ve studied each key, to make sure it wasn’t me playing the wrong key, but it wasn’t. On the bottom of the screen it shows the keyboard, and when you play a key it shows which one you are playing, so when i play the key it wants me to play, it says I’m playing a different one. And to move on, I have to play a key that isn’t required. But on the bottom of the screen It says I’m playing the correct key. to play, I either, play the wrong key and it moves me on, or keep playing the right key over, and over, again and then it moves me on. Sometimes it doesn’t even move me on so I HAVE to play the incorrect key. So this will not help me become a better pianist by telling me the correct key is the wrong key, and the wrong key is the correct key. So I think they should fix that. But other than that it’s is a nice app. It is helpful other than the wrong key thing. It’s easy to understand which is great for young kids who want to learn by them self, like myself. But I really hope they fix that so I can give them a way better rating. If this wasn’t a problem I would give them a 5/5.
  • Sep 17, 2021

    By Hannah Gough
    The lessons and songs are great, but when you play with the music, the app constantly turns the music down so low you can hardly hear it, even when the keyboard volume is loud. I am happy to pay for the subscription, especially as it can be shared with the whole family. When you compare it to how much you would have to pay for lessons with a teacher, and the fact that you can use this whenever and for how often you want, then it actually appears quite cheap.
  • An unforgivable frustration Apr 26, 2020

    By Elisionsly
    I really like this app. It has taught me a lot, and I think it is a great tool for learning. However, there is a major flaw that drives me insane every time i use it. No matter how quiet the room, how loud my keyboard is, or how on tempo I am, it constantly does not pick up some notes (mostly eighth notes—specifically if they are in a sequence of eighths). I’ve been playing music for a while, so I know my beats and tempos. I’ve tried everything from making sure the room is silent when I play to turning my keyboard up to the max (deafening) volume. It seems to help a little bit when my keyboard is very loud, but the problem still persists. It’s just so frustrating when I just need one more star, but I can’t get it because the app won’t pick up notes that I know I’ve played correctly. Also, I’ve noticed that some songs seem to be a little off. I understand them from a musical point of view, but it may trouble a new learner. They might not be able to hear the medley and play something different during the first few lessons. I was a little long winded, I apologize. The pros do outweigh the cons with this app—as long as you’re okay with listening to (honestly) bad singers. I’ve been able to learn a lot and it has helped me with playing with both hands. I’d give 3.75 stars. 4.5 if the note thing gets fixed.
  • Sep 8, 2021

    By koo
    it was great from the beginning until the app started to go downhill after a year of using it. my phone started to glitch and freeze, i kept seeing if the app needed an update and cleaned my phone by deleted some useless files and etc. I also restarted my phone to see if it was a problem but no matter how many times i do that, it freezez and glitches my phone. please fix it. its very frustrating and i hate having to restart the whole app. Thank you.
  • Good but why do you have to pay? May 7, 2020

    By xX_WolfyPlayz_xX
    The simply piano app is good, but why do you have to pay? I know that sounds like a dumb question but why? I don’t know why you have to pay to learn piano. For example you want to learn piano but you just can’t effort it every month or you just don’t know how to pay it. Like, if you just want to learn piano you can just make it free. It’s just that I think it’s better to make it free so more people can learn piano without paying. But, what I do like about simply piano is at the start, when you download the app you get this guide and then you start learning piano but, when your done doing the piano stuff or the touch screen piano you get this guide about you can pay or get a free trial but, I just don’t get why. Like, if you want to learn piano and you do all the piano stuff and you feel like your ready to move on but you don’t want to pay or have your credit car information on the app. If you don’t want to pay or have your credit card information on the app you can’t learn piano and your just stuck there repeating the same stuff that you learned on Simply piano. I don’t get why you have to pay. But, that’s why I don’t think you should pay just to learn piano. But, if you don’t agree with me I understand.
  • Sep 9, 2021

    By Josh B
    The Good: im definitely learning piano. Ive subscribed for a year. Songs are good, kids dancing to music they know from day 1 The Bad: lessons automatically progresses to next section, there's no option to repeat a section several times until your comfortable without starting over.The Ugly: app lags on galaxy tab s6 lite. Some sections start with no count in. Flats and sharps are cramped, often overlapping with other Notes. The error sound is demoralising. My 5 yo daughter physically cringes
  • Good for learning but frustrating and oh my god the ads Apr 22, 2020

    By CinderCat<3
    I like the idea of the app but it could really be executed better. First I want to talk about the ads as a side note. I feel like it might be possible to grow fast but come on, not a five year old in less than a year with complete knowledge. I know a lot of little kids and none of them can sit down for long enough when they have a choice to play more than ten minutes each day on the piano. Tying into that, the app is frustrating. I swear, practice mode is nightmare fuel. And for a beginner it’s so hard to see which notes are which. I think it would be worth a feature that lets you see the letters corresponding to the placement on the staff if you choose to display it. Maybe the notes are just me but as a beginner I have trouble every time. Also having songs locked behind courses is frustrating. If I want to realize that I’m not ready or am ready I’ll do it before I finish a course. I like how you can slow songs down but the menu you can pull up is not ideal, especially if you are just pausing it to go do something. You have approximately two seconds to put you hands back in position. Good luck. Overall I’d say the app is kinda average.
  • Pretty Good Apr 20, 2020

    By JustAGirlWithTechnology
    Simply piano is a pretty good app. It works in a simple way, and is great at teaching piano. The subscription is understandable, and the app is a lot cheaper than a piano teacher. Although I do wish you could play the song you picked at the end of the lesson and then have to pay the subscription to go farther, that is a minor detail and not worthy of a star deduction. However, there are some major issues that need to be fixed. One issue is that even when I’m playing the correct chords, the app doesn’t hear anything. This caused me to be stuck at “jingle bells” for a very long time, even though I was playing it correctly. The biggest issue is that, after I play for a few days, when I enter, I can’t do the lessons. I click, and nothing happens. I can’t do songs or practices either. The only thing I can do is sheet music. It stays like this for days at a time, and then goes back to normal (for a few days until the cycle repeats). Speaking of sheet music, this isn’t a glitch but I find it quite annoying. You have to scroll through them. They could just size it down and make it so it all fits on your screen at once, but no, you have to pause every few lines to scroll.
  • Horrible note recognition problems May 19, 2020

    By tl9378
    I’m currently on intermediate 2 and things have been pretty good so far. I feel like I’m learning lots and making progress. However, in some pieces, the app and note recognition is dragging me down to a screeching halt. I have a pretty old upright piano that was tuned pretty recently, but when I play songs with fast rhythms, even if I play it 99% perfectly, the app counts it more like 50% and puts me into practice mode EVERY SINGLE TIME! It is infuriating having to spend upwards of an hour on a piece that should only take 25 minutes because you have to sit there and try the same few measures over and over and over again until the app lets you through to next next part, with simpler rhythms until the song goes back to the melody of 8th note rhythms AND YOU HAVE TO DO THE WHOLE THING AGAIN. I think there should be some sort of feature to ignore practice mode or skip a part if you feel that you are playing it right to avoid this issue. I also think in songs where you are switching positions a lot, there should be some sort of indicators like the position letter name above the notes instead of a meaningless and generally unhelpful bolded number.
  • Sep 11, 2021

    By Rudy Ysquierdo
    The app itself is helpful in a sense that gives everything needed to get the basics of learning piano. However, the app falls short in the execution of actually teaching you how to play. There seems to be far more focus on playing perfect rather than learning. Through every lesson there is more focus on playing faster and faster, and no real focus on learing what you are playing... Never heard of the phrase slow is smooth, smooth is fast... And lots of trouble recognizing notes you play.
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Isa Chow
    I subscribed to the app for 1 year after trying the free section of the course. The app was very good at first, but the quality went downhill as soon as I reached the chord section. Then the app started to erase data, stop recognizing notes, and make me default to practice mode until a point where I could'nt move on at all. I would recommend starter piano players to subscribe for 1 month, but after that, they should think about using another app, or taking real piano classes.
  • Pls read if you’re getting this for your kid Dec 30, 2020

    By SammichTheSammichSammich
    I’ve been struggling to play piano for a while and I was like oh I should use this app! And you know what, it was decent until I needed to pay premium to continue on with my lessons. That’s a big no from me, but my little brother was super interested and he hasn’t played piano once in his life. So I thought well, I’ll get as much out of this as possible. I set up a new profile and everything, and thought he would at least learn a few things, but man it was way to fast-paced for him. The ads are all like “OMG THIS SIX YEAR OLD LEARNED HOW TO PLAY PIANO IN A FEW WEEKS” and my six year old housemate rage quit as soon as he was thrust into the side scrolling play along with the music thing. He’d been getting by by looking at screen, looking at hand, squinting, pressing key, moving on, which was pretty slow. I tried to calm him down but little brothers are the worst. A few days later he tried again, and got further, I guess. Let’s just say that taking a mini child through this app results in much angry piano smashing and “I PRESSED THAT KEY!!!!!” and tears. Basically, no, your toddler is not going to learn piano with this app. I’m sure there are more kid-oriented versions somewhere, but don’t believe the ads with a little baby jamming out to baby shark like a Mozart
  • Good app but w/ a MAJOR issue Mar 6, 2019

    By Jaimie Emily Rose
    Giving this 2 stars (generously) for how great of an app it COULD be; if my issue were fixed it’d be 5 stars. The app showed its potential and was great until about halfway into the first lesson. My audio all registered fine at first, passed all their audio sync tests, no issues. Out of the blue it was no longer detecting that I was hitting notes. In the app when you fail a part of the song 3 times it sends you into a practice mode with a metronome. Don’t get me wrong it’s a nice feature when needed. HOWEVER, I didn’t need it making it SO FRUSTRATING to keep having to repeat this painfully slow practice mode. I even had my mom who has been playing piano for decades sit and try to play the simple song and it did the same thing! There is nothing I could do at this point; if you can’t pass the song you can’t move forward in the app. The funny thing was on the practice mode it registered all the notes just fine, then it would go back into the regular song and would glitch again. I had to delete the app and start using Yousician which is good but limits you to only 10 minutes per day unless you pay. I don’t like it as much as I did this app which is a shame. Hopefully, this can get fixed as I saw a few other people mention similar issues.
  • Please Read Jan 18, 2018

    By Rabbid dogg1000
    Overall I think the app is an amazing idea and has so much potential, I know despite some difficulties I have already learned so much, but at 120 dollars a year for a premium membership the app should be flawless when it comes to functionality and unfortunately this is not even close to the case. I have just recently gotten my standard everyday piano tuned and I have followed every suggestion the app has given toward improving note recognition; I have tried lowering the volume on my device for minimal interference, playing with no background noise again for no interference, flipped my device, moved it as close to the piano as possible while still being in view while playing, made sure the microphone was not blocked, and I have even tried removing my phone case, all have had no success in improving the app’s ability to recognize notes. I have noticed that the app has a particularly difficult time recognizing the first G note after middle C especially while being played simultaneously with a left hand chord. I am extremely motivated toward learning piano and the app has already helped me so much in this goal but this annoyance is really hindering my progress. Please fix this issue as soon as possible.
  • Good and BAD Jun 11, 2018

    By 787778321
    I enjoy this app but the cost. At first I saw it was free. But NO. IT Taught me stuff that I would need to know if I was starting fresh. I already am taking piano lessons so I know the basic things that the app teaches. Basically I got the app because in the add/commercial it mentioned nothing about paying but the main reason is because it said learn how to play MILLIONS of songs! Yeah no you need to pay. It would be better if they mentioned that you need to pay in the add. Most families like mine don’t have the money to pay TEN DOLLARS A MONTH. I understand that for some families this would not be a problem. For mine we don’t have the money to pay that much a month. Think about the food, clothes and taxes etc that we already pay for. I’m sure many people agree with me on this. If it was $5 a month that’s great!! I mean if they think RICH people are only buying this the makers of the cost are DUMB! Or for only 3 or the 6 month ones if you add the cost up that is A LOT OF MONEY! I hope that the makers will read this to understand that the cost is very high for lots of families like mine. I hope that this helps people who think about getting this piano app. Thank you so much for reading!
  • MONEY Feb 25, 2021

    By MEnicoME
    I can't afford to pay like 100 dollars a year! On Switch, it's like 20 dollars a year just to play online. I know that there is a free trial but for a WEEK. I know it's like a sample but it's 100 dollars a year... and still a lot for the others, so I think the trial should be a month. You might as-well just hire a piano teacher. I know that this plays at your own pace but STILL. The prices are too high, but the game does have potential. I also think that they shouldn't be mocking us and basically forcing us to pay just to learn our favorite songs. For example, i was scrolling through the lessons and saw that you could use it AS A LESSON. That is one of my favorite songs and their rubbing in my face that I have no money in my phone. I feel like they should update and be a little more loose, like letting us play and learn songs. Sure they give us one sheet music and show us the basics. But they don't teach us anything that a sheet music book might use, unless we pay. If anything it would be better for the app because it would give better reviews. At least teach us all parts of sheet music and giving us a medium selection of songs, please.
  • It’s expensive for me and there are problems Oct 15, 2020

    By Doggylover0571<3
    So I downloaded the app since I saw a couple adds about it and thought to get it. I did have a piano but I started playing a bit already but not a lot. The start helped me remember how the notes looked since I already knew them (How to play them and what fingers to use) But when I finished all the courses and it was the final one and I was so excited to finish it until it told me to get subscribed to continue. After that my dreams were broken since my parents can’t pay for it. I really thought that it was free since the adds didn't add it. So I would say its a good learning app but too expensive for me to continue (or maybe other people who cant pay it) and there is also an issue, while I was playing it took some background noise as notes and when I tried to do them they would either do it by them selves or it would say I'm wrong. It also sometimes can’t hear the notes (but most of the time it can). I really hope these issues will be resolved and that maybe just maybe the price will go down or maybe even free. (Like 3 months is HALF of 12 months)
  • Frustrating and an iffy teacher, only fun sometimes Jan 10, 2021

    By some dummy user uwu
    Don’t get me wrong, the app has certain features that make it a little bit more fun to use, like the Play Beta, but there are some bits and bobs that just aren’t worth your money. Speaking of, 150+ dollars for a full year of this. There’s no option to skip over the songs or music that are slapped right in the middle of the lesson. Even so, these songs are just filler, and they waste space that could have been used for a better, more educational lesson. After just your first couple minutes on the app, you can’t do anything else with it. You either get to use your trial of a week of free premium, or you have to pay to play anything else. Even just 3 or 4 more free lessons could help you learn more. But, they made it a bit more of a cash grab than a teacher and just let you learn C to G and 1 or 2 songs that aren’t even that popular anymore. Play Beta is lacking in a lot of the songs that are really that popular, and doesn’t have very many video game themes to appeal to younger people. Even just adding 1 or 2 Minecraft themes could fix this.
  • Crap 💩 Nov 16, 2018

    By Bjforhqfugkjh
    The first couple minutes of using the app I thought it was amazing and I was going to learn to play in no time, but that isnt true. The problem is you don’t even get to finish the first course without paying. You can only play 2 songs and after you play the songs for a while they start to get boring. All the songs except those two are required to be played when premium is used. My parents don’t let me buy anything app-related to I’m practically doomed. Honestly you could so much better if you’d have at least 5 free songs, but not 2. When I got premium, I was really excited! However, when I started playing songs, the cords we TOTALLY OFF. I was pressing the note D, but it went up an octave and recorded the note F. Later on the issue was worse, to the point where I couldn’t handle it. I then tried putting my piano to A4=440hz but that didn’t help. This app is so expensive, but bad. Really I would say don’t waste your time and money, but some people’s phones and gadgets can actually record the right note, so really the idea is fine but the way it works is just crap.
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    Lost $149 it's a scam, beware! Feb 8, 2021

    By David Wong
    They give you a 7 day free trial. After that they charge you $149. I was aware of that so I tried to cancel on day 6. Guess what? There's no way to cancel because technically you're on a trial and not signed up. It doesn't show up anywhere that I'm signed up so I can't cancel. I went through the app, through Google play store and paypal and nothing showed. Even support said it probably means I'm not signed up. Now guess what? This morning my account miraculously appeared. Along w $150 charge.
  • This game is so stupid!😩😡 Aug 11, 2021

    By Julka shadow
    I just spent a while going through as many piano games as I could most of them said theyAre free but then they make you pay as soon as you start the game but simply piano it makes you think you can pay for this to get a premium access to a whole bunch of their stuff and then you can say you don’t want to in so it’ll start up the game like normal and then once you’re almost done with the basics it tells you you have to pay to get done with the rest of the game and it doesn’t even let you learn the rest. I feel like this game is just trying to Clickbait people into saying it’s free but you can pay if you want to and then it ends up being completely lying it makes me so mad and I kept on trying to play and my sound on my keyboard was almost turned all the way up and it kept on saying that I couldn’t pick up my sound because either the microphone wasn’t working or my keyboard was too quiet. So basically it’s a scam and it has bugs😡🤬and I’m just so glad that I didn’t have to pay for it and I deleted it before I actually got desperate. Because I’ve heard a lot of people spreading rumors saying that this takes your data and uses it for its own reasons so basically it’s taking your private information and stealing it but I’m pretty sure those things aren’t true so how about you just download the game and try it for yourself but don’t pay for it yet! Only do it if you’re 100% sure it’s worth it and there’s no other way you can learn
  • I’m Disappointed. Oct 9, 2020

    By Lia Anne
    When I got this game I was excited, super excited, but not long after that I got really disappointed, let me explain why. So I downloaded thinking, this is awesome, I’m gonna learn how to play piano and be able to read the music. I was super pumped about it so I got on right away, when you go in they have you creat a account which was super easy and I had no trouble with it at all, though It did ask if I wanted to go premium and of course I put no because I don’t have the money to spend on an app, I mean if I had the money for the app I would just go to an actual piano lesson, not to mention the prices are pretty high, but anyway I was on the app for about 5 minutes because that’s how long the app says I should practice for, and then I was done, super easy super fun so I got off the app and went on with my day. Later that evening I wasn’t doing anything so I did it for another 5 minutes and after that I finished the first whole lesson and I was like wow I really like this app, I learned a lot and it doesn’t take forever, little did I know that after you finish the first lesson you have to go premium to do anything else and that makes me very frustrated because there are a lot of teenagers and kids and some adults who can’t afford lessons and this app might as well cost the same as an actual lesson. But I’m sure it’s great for the people that can afford it. I just think that they should say before you download that you only get one lesson.
  • Sep 26, 2021

    By Pauline G
    After writing a review and advising app wasn't working and has been deleted, commenting that you can be contacted via the app is ridiculous. I've been charged over $200 for a subscription I tried to cancel before the trial period ended and tried to contact you about. Avoid this app at all costs.
  • Sep 12, 2021

    By Alan Wiseman
    When I first tried it I was finally thinking that I would learn piano... Until after the 5-note basics ended and you had to use premium to continue your journey. Look, as a person whos parents won't allow you to spend money outside of education, especially on apps, it's impossible. We used to take piano classes, but that was a while ago before the pandemic. I barely remember a think about "notes", or using working on tempo. This sucks for me.
  • Sep 9, 2021

    By Alex Threlkeld
    Extremely flakey - obviously not tested, a recent update has meant it's frequently hanging or crashing yet my tablet is fine with every other app. Sound recognition is still terrible, especially for chords and plugging in my piano just causes different issues (and doesn't matter which piano btw) - e.g. even more hanging/crashing. When raising the poor note recognition Support merely pointed me in the direction of a Ways to Improve which I already had cited didn't work - so don't expect much help from there. It's shame as there are lots of good ideas in this - they're just poorly implemented and tested, obviously the focus is trying to add bells and whistles rather than getting a solid working platform.
  • I hate it Jun 4, 2021

    By ijustsingintheshower
    Find all the notes it is and even make you the song the truth it doesn’t even let you play it just shows you the notes and then you have to pay like $15 a month maybe more maybe more than 15 maybe 25 I do not recommend it it’s super bad maybe just let me play one song but anyways please do not download this ever all these babies must be fake or they’re probably the developers who made it a download it along time ago when I said basically learned it only help me find the notes it just told me how to get this free trial and then I didn’t want to so then I just kept on playing and acting it out but then it charged me after I got all the notes done also that’s why you should go to Piano Academy it doesn’t charge you just click X on the free trial and then you will be playing piano playing so much so I even lived with my left hand I know where all the notes are located I don’t already know how to play sheet music without cutting any money so I think you guys should download Piano Academy and please do not come sing to me you’re sorry no blah blah blah 👎 go to Piano Academy you don’t need to pay anything if you want a free trial on there can you please do not take it on Piano Academy and he will be playing with both hands it’s amazing piano academy but instead of simply piano you just have to pay so yeah play Piano Academy thank you for reading this
  • Sound good without actually being proficient Aug 26, 2020

    By Dylan Kairit
    So this app is advertised as a platform to get beginners into learning piano and sound amazing. DO NOT USE THIS APP IF YOU ACTUALLY WANT TO BE PROFICIENT!!!! I can not stress this enough. This app throws you into playing and barely glosses over music theory which is the most essential part of being able to grow as a musician and grow on your own in the future. This app is aimed at keeping you reliant on it and keeping you paying the subscription fee. I personally lost almost a year of self learning time on this app, and I kept going because I thought I sounded good. But when I went to start learning on my own I was completely lost without this app holding my hand. If anyone reads this review I would highly recommend the book Alfred’s All in One Piano course which is a three book series starting from the basics of music theory and slowly working up to advanced pieces. This series doesn’t make you reliant on it but instead gives you the necessary tools to grow and learn yourself. In conclusion, if all you’re looking for is to be able to play a few popular tunes for some clout around your friends than this is your app. If you’re actually serious about learning the piano there are a plethora of sources out there that I recommend you search out.
  • Stress problems Apr 17, 2020

    By farttrart
    It might be me, but this app is not good. It stresses me out, and puts me into major uncomfortable positions, even just using that right hand in the first place, plus, I started playing it just today and I did not do anything good. All it did was give me stress. The ads are just hooks that reel you in to getting this app! I like the idea, but at first, it would only let me play none of the songs I really liked, and in order to unlock both hand playing, MEMBERSHIP?! That’s just one thing wrong. Another thing about this “learning” app is that it stresses people, like me, and that ONE wrong note in practice basically means FAILURE. Another thing is that it made me feel like I did not matter, cause all I wanted to do was LEARN PIANO! I have one in my game room, dusting up! And I think that is pretty bad, so I wanted it to use. There is more things too! When you tap a key on the piano once, it plays it twice, and that makes you sometimes get a note wrong, which leads the app to say that you try again. Practice mode ticked me off a TOOOOOON, and I also thought about the ads that I saw, about in TWO WEEKS some kids learned to play piano, and in my opinion, two weeks of this would cause my household to be flooded with stress. Please believe me, before you are in CONSTANT stress. Thank you!
  • High cost, poor performance Mar 21, 2018

    By Worst! App! EVER!
    Developers of this app should read this: I have recently subscribed to this app for 2 three month periods of about $45, but I am shocked to know that there are so many issues! I paid $90 in total for this app, and I was surprised to learn that it STILL can't recognize the keys I'm playing! The keys I am playing are the correct keys. However, for some reason the app can't recognize or sense them and then marks them wrong, and I am constantly made to do the practice mode even though it was the app's fault for not recognizing my notes! It's really hard to make any progress in this app, because it can't even recognize the correct notes being played! How am I supposed to improve my piano skills if the app won't let me progress? I'm just wasting my money and NOT even learning how to play! Another thing is that once you have completed the course, you should be able to go back to them and replay them EVEN if your subscription has expired! I shouldn't have to be charged just to replay the courses I already completed before the subscription period ended! That's ridiculous! The developer of this app shouldn't be charging so much to subscribe if there are all of these issues! These are very big cons! It honestly should be way cheaper, if not free!

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