Don't worry, Google now has an easy way to move your music library, playlists and preferences over to YouTube's music streaming service. But YouTube Music recently unveiled a tool to help you transfer your entire library, profile and playlists from Google's streaming service into YouTube's revamped one with just one tap. YouTube Music is also getting some new features that may make it a bigger competitor to streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music.
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Rate this App. One of the great things about having a smartphone, is that you also always have a music player on hand. You don't have to take your MP3 files on a separate device since you can listen to your favorite songs right on your phone; either because you have them downloaded, or because you listen to them online. Read more. With summer vacation well underway, one of the best options to beat the heat is to hit the beach or pool on the daily. Luckily, there are plenty of Android apps to help you enjoy your summer to the fullest. Google just announced some important changes for its video platform with the arrival of two new paid services that will add exclusive features to the platform. We already know which countries will have it available and how much it will cost in each one. YouTube Music.
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In under six months, YouTube Music will be Google's one-and-only music service. Google Play Music is scheduled to shut down at the end of the year, leaving YouTube as Google's one-stop media brand. As part of this transition, YouTube Music recently added the last great Google Music feature to its lineup: music-library support. After an agonizingly slow rollout, this long-time Google Music user gave the service a whirl and is back to report: this is going to be a mess. Further Reading Google Play Music dies this year, YT Music library imports begin today For those who aren't aware, the "Music Library" feature lets you bring your own purchased music to the service. Google Music launched with the feature back in , which let you upload your MP3s and whatever else to Google's servers, and then you could stream or download them to your other devices. Google Music has its quirks, but it is a fantastic service for syncing your music collection across multiple devices, backing up your music, and putting your music into the Google Cast ecosystem for easy playback on a Google Home speaker or Android TV. YouTube's takeover of the service includes an easy one-click library-transfer feature, which works great. The problem with YouTube Music is the restrictive playback rules, which are a major downgrade from Google Music. I could sit here and complain for days about YouTube Music's regressions, the maze-like UI, and the weird blending of random YouTube crap and my music collection.
Learn more here. To learn how to use YouTube Music with one of these other services, read below. Smart speakers will stream music for you that is closely related to the album, song, or playlist that you request. They cannot play specific requests or repeat songs. However, you can change radio stations to listen to different music and skip to the next song up to 6 times per hour. Note: YouTube Music Premium members can listen ad-free on smart speakers, and request albums, songs, and playlists on-demand. Check out our paid membership options to explore other membership benefits and sign-up. If you're a YouTube Music Premium Member, you can enjoy your music with additional apps and services. Check them out below.