Samsung Music gets a new design and special Spotify tab in latest update

Samsung Music gets a new design and special Spotify tab in latest update
Samsung's own music app has received a brand new update. The latest patch (v16.2.14.14) weighs in at 26.24MB and brings a few major changes.

First off, the interface of the Samsung Music app has been redesigned. The patch notes state that the new tab design is "simple and stylish", and it includes a new sort option, as well as setting option categorizations. There's also a crossfade feature on board - this means that music will slowly fade out once a user exits the app instead of ending abruptly.

The last interesting addition of this new software upgrade is a product of Samsung's partnership with Spotify. The special tab will provide users with playlist recommendations from the popular music streaming service. Keep in mind that this feature will be accessible only in countries where Spotify is available.

You can check out screenshots of the new interface in the gallery below. If you want to download the latest patch, head over to Galaxy Apps.


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19 Comments

1. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Apple Music is better than both of them!!

2. VasiliS7

Posts: 202; Member since: Jan 10, 2017

iDon't Think so for Android users like me.

3. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

iSee what you did there :-P Apple Music is still better for you though - That's because Apple said so!

10. JCASS889

Posts: 533; Member since: May 18, 2018

You know whats even better than paying monthly for songs you don't end up owning? Pirating and keeping forever all the music I could want.

13. AbhiD

Posts: 799; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

And this is something i used to appreciate as a novice teenager. Now i think it's pathetic. You are basically robbing the musicians of their rightful earnings. Imagine if you were a musician and this piracy was taking away a chunk of your earning, how would you feel? In this age of streaming where prices are really affordable for a catalogue of 45million + songs forever, i don't see the attraction in piracy.

15. JCASS889

Posts: 533; Member since: May 18, 2018

I really dont care if the millionaire artists loose a couple bucks because of me. as long is its an option to get free imma abuse as long as i can. Thanks for your concern perfect upstanding citizen.

12. japkoslav

Posts: 1505; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Not really. Apple music is certainly a great option, but their ... would I put it ... searching? Indexation? Categorization? That feels like a stonege compared to Spotify or Google Music.

19. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

You must no be using it right!

4. Xxtoxicskittlexx

Posts: 190; Member since: Jun 11, 2018

Samsung Music player is a great feature rich player including adaptive hearing which I'm sure people use a lot. Being slightly deaf in one year from years of DJing certainly helps with that feature. Lol Excited to now have spotify integrated. Good move Samsung!

5. apple-rulz

Posts: 2112; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Samsung needs to buy Spotify.

14. japkoslav

Posts: 1505; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Let us talk business for a second ... why? So far I remember Apple Music, Google Music, Spotify etc. are really far away from a goldmine.

6. worldpeace

Posts: 3133; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Milk Music FTW... Oh wait.

7. cocoy

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

They should support the download for the album art and title of the song just like Sony did for their music player.

8. nikhil23

Posts: 440; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

This is the feature I was waiting for. One of the best Samsung apps ever.

9. nikhil23

Posts: 440; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

Ahh. never mind. I thought they rolled out a full integration with spotify. Looks like it's just recommendations page and link to spotify

11. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2186; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

How many music apps does Samsung release just to make one stick? Samsung has one of the worst customer retention of all of their products and services. They sell 325+ million phones, but rarely have anyone purchasing additional products and services. Why is that? Customers buy a S9 or Note 9 and that's it. No additional services are supported by their customers.

16. Epicness1o1

Posts: 305; Member since: May 30, 2013

I had a S4 with this player it was awesome,now I switched to LG and its crap

17. YeahYeah

Posts: 250; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

Best music app. Thanks Samsung. Only thing left is to buy spotify...

20. Sparkxster

Posts: 1228; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

I don't think that would be a good thing remember what happened to milk music? Tidal should buy Spotify.

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