Google to bring Play Music’s most useful feature to YouTube Music

Google to bring Play Music’s most useful feature to YouTube Music
Google is reportedly testing Play Music's best feature for YouTube Music, the ability to upload your music library. It's one of the features that prevent many Play Music users from moving to YouTube Music despite the fact that Google plans to deprecate the former at some point.

Now 9to5google reports Google is internally testing music library upload for YouTube Music, which suggests the Mountain View company is very close to transitioning Play Music users to YouTube Music, something that should have happened last year.

The change doesn't come as a surprise since YouTube Music's head confirmed that Google plans to allow Play Music users to preserve and migrate their collection, playlists, and preferences to YouTube Music.

What's surprising is the fact that Google missed its own imposed deadline and didn't manage to add this feature to YouTube Music last year. And we don't even know if the music library upload will even land this year, although the fact that the feature is already being tested internally suggests that we're not very far from a public release.

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3 Comments

6. Mashiba

Posts: 9; Member since: Nov 26, 2018

They are planning to replace the Google Music to Youtube Music? I can't even play my save/local music in background using the Youtube music if i am not premium user. so cant play your save music in background if you are not paying.

4. IgorEfremenko

Posts: 110; Member since: Nov 30, 2011

After 4 years of using Play Music I switched to Apple Music because I was tired of this transitional state and constant plans and promises that some day google will bring their musical services together.

1. surethom

Posts: 1774; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

This is the main reason I went for Google home over Amazon Echo, to upload my 12,000 songs, I don't subscribe to music & dont want to.

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