Microsoft's Groove Music updated with more exploration options

Microsoft's Groove Music updated with more exploration options
Microsoft has been trying to make something good out of Groove Music, but the app is far from being the main go-to music app for Android and iOS users alike.

It's quite refreshing to know that Microsoft still delivers updates that add new features and improvements to Groove Music, considering the lack of interest coming from mobile users. Those who haven't yet quit using Groove Music are “blessed” with yet another update that brings it one step closer to a decent music app.

The most important addition is the option to explore relevant artists, albums, and songs for a given music genre. But that's not all, as Microsoft also added the option to play radio based on a genre directly from the page dedicated to that music style.

Also, you will now be able to see and hear playlists shared by others. The developers also squashed various bugs as well, so that's that as well.

The newest update is now available for download on both the Android and iOS platforms, so make sure to check for it in the Google Play or App Store if you're using Groove Music.



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4 Comments

1. ushoda

Posts: 79; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

the one thing that keeps me away from installing it is that doesn't play local music.

2. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Really....(?) didn't know that.

3. buccob

Posts: 2980; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

the desktop version does play local music, in fact that is the only reason I use it... I like the interface and touch friendly navigation for my Surface Book, however it is missing critically basic features such as Rearranging the now playing list... If you start playing music, you CANT move the upcoming songs around...

4. therealbigrich

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 13, 2014

I still use it mainly because they do the year of groove and 50 dollar gift card for 100 every Christmas.

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