Google Play Music Is Finally Shutting down for Many Users

Ruben Fields
October 24, 2020

If you're anxious about losing all of your music then don't be, because Google have made it really easy to transfer your library across.

But on the other hand, worth emphasizing is that not everybody is getting the aforementioned error, which is an indication that the closure of Google Play Music takes place in stages. Yes, Google is projecting YouTube Music as an alternative to Google Play Music.

Chris Yerga, Google engineering director for Android, announces the new Google Play Music All Access as he speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013, in San Francisco, California. In fact, the company will completely shut down Google Play Music by the end of this year.

As Android Police reported, the Android Play Store has stopped selling music since last August. This month, the information came in a full circle, and Google Play Music is leaving for good. Google has now made a decision to develop only a single service in the future which is obviously YT Music.

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The search giant's recommended service for Google Play Music is YouTube Music, no matter if they previously used the app on a mobile phone or in the auto. Although, when opening the app it still says that Google Play Music will soon shut down so you have to make the migration to YouTube Music.

The up next queue is rolling out in YouTube Music's Android Auto app. A number of similar apps still continue to be available on the stores managed by Google and Apple.

Besides, it further asks you to transfer your Google Play Music library, including playlists and uploads, over to YouTube Music.

All the services mentioned aren't paid subscriptions, including JioSaavn, Gaana, Wynk and Spotify as all of them provide free music streaming but with ads.

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