That said, it has been a long time since Play Music allowed users to download or transfer their music. Google has confirmed for the first time that Play Music will close its digital doors back in August 2020. Speaking at the time about the decision, Google said: “For the past few months we’ve been welcoming Google Play Music listeners to YouTube Music. Easily transfer their music libraries, personal taste preferences and playlists to YouTube Music.
“Today we are announcing two important updates. First, YouTube Music will replace Google Play Music by December 2020. Users will have the opportunity to transfer their music libraries from Google Play Music to YouTube Music during that period. Second, in the coming months, Google Play Music Google Play will not be able to stream or use the Music app. In addition, we are making changes to the Google Play Store and Music Manager.
“Starting in September 2020 in New Zealand and South Africa – and in October-October for all other global markets – users will not be able to stream or use the Google Play Music app. But don’t worry, we’ll keep your playlists, uploads, purchases, likes And more like to facilitate your transfer to your YouTube music by December 2020. Users who wish to transfer their music libraries from Google Play Music to YouTube Music can do so by December 2020, after which their Google Play Music Libraries are now available. Will not be. “