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.
Buy the music, buy the speaker, and then buy the right to play the music on the speaker
Google Play Music gives you millions of songs and thousands of playlists for any situation. I had this app on my phone, on my iPhone, while it was still in iOS app. But listening to this app, instead of fruit named applications, Google play definitely takes the cake. The only thing I would change is that, if you would just start the radio station with the person, persons, group, act whatever The organization for the app is a bit confusing and feels less user friendly than other apps.
In this post we will look into all the Google music commands, to enjoy all the music services supported by your Google Home. We will cover basic volume and playback commands, as well as tips and tricks how to play and manage your favorite music. Other music services provide only a subset. YouTube Music Premium , gives you access to your personalized stations. You can play any song and also track your favorites likes from Youtube. With YouTube Red, later renamed to YouTube Premium , YouTube Music Premium is included, you can additionally play your Youtube videos ads-free, have music playing in the background on your android device and download music and videos for an offline mixtape.
Learn which languages work on your device. Play Music and More with the Google Assistant. Important: In August , Google Play Music will start to shut down some of its services and in September , access to Google Play Music will start to go away for some users. If Google Play Music is your default service, make sure to update it. To choose a default music service, like Google Play Music or Spotify, go to Google Assistant settings on your phone or tablet. Google Help. Help Center Community Google Assistant.