Google Play Music may finally hit iOS this month

Google Play Music may finally hit iOS this month
Okay, we're not getting excited on this one, because we've heard this report multiple times before. Back in May when Google first announced Google Play Music All Access, Sundar Pichai claimed the app would be hitting iOS "in a couple weeks". Last month, 18 weeks after that original statement from Pichai, we heard that the app would be launching on iOS by the end of October.

Now we're 24 weeks after Pichai claimed "a couple weeks" and we still haven't seen the iOS version of Google Play Music. But, we do have yet another rumor claiming that the app will make it to iOS sometime in November. The app was said to be in internal testing at Google as of last month; and now, uber-leaker Evleaks is claiming that the release of the app is "imminent".

At this point though, we'll believe it when we see it. We don't know what has been causing the delays, but if there's even one minor bug in the app when it launches, we'll be wondering what Google has been doing for the past 6 months. 

source: @evleaks via Pocket-lint

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17 Comments

1. Yubnub

Posts: 100; Member since: May 23, 2013

Can't wait, hurry the F up!

2. Reeyawn

Posts: 66; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

please hurry up in expanding this service to other countries...

3. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

They don't trust us Canadians either. Wish they'd get this fixed soon too.

4. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

this the only app I will miss from Android when I switch from my Note to my Lumia 1520.....I have a ton of songs uploaded to google play music, I look at windows app theres some third party apps that let you use it, but I do not have the phone to try it out

13. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

cant you go through internet explorer and play your songs on music.google.com?

5. dratomic

Posts: 483; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

i hate this app. and i hate it that google wants to do everything on cloud.

6. KFear

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

You are kidding right? You do know that it will play songs on your device and you can take the songs off the cloud and download them to your device? Also...your email is in....THE CLOUD! OH MY GOSH....how do i get it out of there????!!!????

8. dratomic

Posts: 483; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

i like my phones music player more than this wp8 rip off dude

12. papss unregistered

The problem with play is they make it difficult to get the music off the player onto a cd.

14. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

who uses cds anymore?

17. papss unregistered

I do in my car still. If I buy the music I should be able to do as I damn well please

7. gixxerrider311

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

I like that Google supports cross platform on some of the apps/services they offer. Even a direct competitor like Apple. Smart from them to gain more terrain from iOS users.

10. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

This app in particular because Apple charges $25 a year for iTunes Match to do the same thing which this app will do for free. I've tried 3rd party Google Play Music apps, but they aren't consistent and are buggy with the occasional crash or freeze. I can't wait for this to come to iOS.

9. LiquidGalaxy

Posts: 332; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Eurgh, why would you be getting excited over this anyway?? It's an awful app with a horrible UI. This, along with the Google Play Store, is the main reason i haven't fully switched to Android...

11. rdonjuan8

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

This was the only reason why I didn't buy an iPhone, because Google Music was not there and all of my money I put towards the android devices would have gone away. And I would have to use the "App Store".

15. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

i can play my google music songs from the safari browser on my iphone. its a mobile version. its crappy looking but it still plays the music.

16. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

This app was released today for iOS.

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