Bluetooth bug that crashes Google Play Music now repaired after quick update

A recent update to Google Play Music (version 7.9.4920) brought along some unwelcome features with it. The update included a Bluetooth related bug, that in many cases, caused the app to crash as soon as it was opened. The update was sent to add support for the notification channels that will be available with Android O, and to change the look of the search history view on the streaming music service.

Now, a new update for Google Play Music has quickly hit the Play Store. Carrying version number 7.9.4921, the new offering's changelist simply reads "Bug fixes." Before applying the new update, opening Google Play Music with a Bluetooth device paired to your phone would cause the quick crash that we referred to in the beginning of this story.

If you already have Google Play Music installed on your handset (it is pre-installed on most Android models after all), chances are that the update has already arrived. To see if that is the case, open the Google Play Store. Tap on the hamburger menu inside the search bar on the left side. Click on My apps & games and you should see Google Play Music under the Recently updated tab.

The world can now resume spinning.

source: GooglePlayMusic


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