Update, May 20, 2020 (2:30 am ET): Google's transfer tool to port Google Play Music songs and albums to the YouTube Music app are still not live for many. But the company has announced that you can now sign up to access the tool early.
"We're going to roll this tool out to everyone slowly over the next few weeks. If you don't have access yet, you will soon and we will notify you via email and in the app when it is available to you & # 39; said a Google employee on an official support page, the rep added that those interested in getting the tool before it officially rolls out can do so by signing up for the early access program
How to Apply for Early Access to Google Play Music Transfer Tool
Here's How to Apply for Early Access to Google Transfer Tool for Play Music:
- Open this Google Form
- Enter it email address you are currently using for Google Play Music
- Share your current country of residence
- Hit submit
Google notes that filling out this form does not grant you any previous ang until the tool guarantees. However, if the tool is made available to you, you should be notified in your Google Play Music or YouTube Music app and in your email.
Original Article, May 12, 2020 (12:32 PM ET): We waited for Google Play Music to shut down when YouTube Music was first announced. Now the end is in sight for Google Play Music, as it will be completely shut down by the end of 2020. However, it should be quite easy to transfer Google Play Music content to your YouTube Music app. Here's how to transfer your songs, albums. playlists and preferences for YouTube Music.
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How to Transfer Google Play Music Content to YouTube Music
Google Claims It's Just One Push of a Button on YouTube Music App to Google Transfer Play Music content to the app.
- If you have not already done so, download the YouTube Music app from Google Play Store.
- Open the YouTube Music app on your Android device. You should see an "Transfer your Play Music library" option. Press the button " Let & # 39; s Go " to continue.
- You should then see the "Transfer your latest Google Play Music additions" selection along with the "Not Now" and "Transfer" radio buttons on the bottom. Press the "Transfer" button to start the process.
You shouldn't do more to transfer your songs, albums and most other content from Google Play Music to the YouTube Music app If you don't already have the transfer tool, don't worry: Google It will be rolling out to users starting today, May 12.
Google has not yet specifically announced when Google Play Music will officially shut down, as the company is finally allowing transfer of user content to YouTube Music, it probably won't be long older music service is shutting down We will update this article when that information is finally revealed
Meanwhile, are you sad that Google Play Music will stop in the near future? prospect to use YouTube Music as a replacement?
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