Google Play Music is Officially Dead – How to transfer your playlist to YouTube Music

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Google Play Music is an Android application that Android users are using in the last decade and now Google has decided to shut down the app for some of the users all around the world. If you are using an Android device then you may have witnessed a prompt when you open Google Play Music which tells you to shift your music playlists to YouTube music. According to the reports, some of the people are not able to access their content through the app as well as its web portals. On many phones it is showing that ‘Google Play Music is no longer availableā€.

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It is not a surprise for the users that Google is removing the Play Music app as they have announced the removal few months ago this year. YouTube Music is gaining popularity very rapidly as you are not just only listening to the songs but can also listen the recordings and also the cover versions that are available on YouTube. YouTube music was launched in March last year and has hot more than 500 million downloads on Google Play Store.

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Google earlier confirmed that they are shutting down their Google Play Music for the users in South Africa and New Zealand in September. They said that there is still time for the users to transfer the music library even though you have to shift to YouTube Music reluctantly.

Steps to Transfer your Google Play Music playlist to YouTube Music:

  • First of all you are required to download the YouTube Music app.
  • Now you will notice that there is a transfer button in the app which will start the transfer of your Play Music history, uploads and playlists.
  • Now you will get an email as well as notification once the transferring process is completed.
  • The Home screen of YouTube Music will start showing the updated recommendations which are based on your likes as well as dislikes.

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