Google play music 9 years journey comes to an end

Google Play Music journey comes to end
Google Play Music journey comes to end

Google Officially announced Users to move from Google play music to YouTube Music. Thus the 9-years journey of Google Play Music comes to an end by the YouTube Music.

Google Play Music is a music and podcast streaming service and online music locker operated by Google, part of its Google Play line of services. The service was announced on May 10, 2011, and after a six-month, invitation-only beta period, it was publicly launched on November 16, 2011. ‘Read Along’ app launched by Google this Month for children over five years old that helps them learn to read by giving verbal and visual feedback as they read stories out loud.

The YouTube Music app was revealed in October 2015 and released the following month; its release came alongside the unveiling of YouTube Red, a larger subscription service that covers the entirety of the YouTube platform, including the Music app.

Google Play Music Subscribed by

The users subscribed to Google Play Music in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico are given access to YouTube Premium which includes YouTube Music Premium. Users outside of those four countries are still required to pay the regular YouTube Premium price to access Premium features but are given free access to YouTube Music Premium.

Google Music subscribers to the YouTube Music

Today finally Google released details about the demise of Google Play Music, and launched a quick-transfer button inside YouTube Music for those who want to make the switch.

Later this year Google Music will not be available

An official blog post announced that now users can access both services but later this year Google play Music will not be available.

Steps to transfer from Google play music to YouTube Music

The steps involved to transfer from music library to YouTube Music are Download the YouTube Music app are: Click on the transfer button in YouTube Music, and upload your purchases, added songs and albums, playlists, and basically all your preferences from your Google Play Music profile.

Your updated recommendations will appear immediately on the YouTube Music home screen, and notifications send to email and notifications received when your music library transfer is complete and your Music is in the “Library” tab.

All Google Play Music users will soon receive an email with detailed instructions on how to begin transferring your full Google Play Music history and content, as well as podcasts, to their new homes revealed in the official blog post.