So — a new music app for Google and YouTube is happy about it. Google want you to move from Play Music to YouTube Music. By that, they mean moving all your Play Music library to YouTube Music.
It isn’t just about Google — YouTube want to grow its Music user from the help of Play Music and that sound like a nice move.
By the end of 2020 Google will stop support for Play Music, so before then — they want all their Play Music users to move to YouTube Music.
So if you don’t move your library now you might end up not moving any at all — because you’ll eventually lose everything from all your personal upload to purchases music and recommendation. And when the app finally shut down it over.
Here we know —the transfer process, but you’re not doing anything just activate chill and starting watching a movie while your Play library transfer to YouTube Music.
YouTube in a blog post says “Play Music users will continue to have access to both services.” Adding that they “want to ensure everyone has time to transfer their content and get used to YouTube Music, so we’ll provide plenty of notice ahead of users no longer having access to Google Play Music later this year.”
How to transfer from Google Play Music to YouTube Music on mobile
To transfer your Play Music library to YouTube Music — open the YouTube Music app for Android or iOS, On the main home screen, you should see a banner that says “Transfer your Play Music library.” — this option might not be available for everyone.
So if you’re in luck you can initiate the transfer from the YouTube Music settings. Head over to Settings and you’ll see “Transfer from Google Play Music”.
Once you activate the transfer a notification will be informing you of your transfer progress.
The process might be longer depending on the size of your library.
When the transfer is complete you’ll receive a notification on your device and via email. Now you can enjoy all of your playlists, albums, tracks, and more.
How to transfer from Google Play Music to YouTube Music on desktop and browser
You can start a transfer from YouTube Music on the web — both on mobile and from a desktop browser.
To begin transferring your Music library — go to your web browser and and type in the web address https://music.youtube.com/transfer you can also click on the link, tap “transfer,” and the process should begin.
How to transfer your Podcast from Google Play Music to Google Podcast
For podcast listener, you can transfer your subscriptions and episode progress to Google Podcasts with a single click. Go to https://podcasts.google.com/transfer
But as good as it seem many users doesn’t like the new development — but with time users are going to adapt and learn how to use YouTube Music.