YouTube Music update finally brings one of the most requested features

YouTube Music update finally brings one of the most requested features
YouTube Music is great for many, but the app has its shortcomings as well. One of the features that are cited as missing more often than not is support for Android Auto. Up until the last update, YouTube Music users had to manually start and handle the app on their phone while it's connected to the car in order to get music playing.

However, with Android Auto support, you can now tap on the music tab and choose YouTube Music as your music source. Then, you'll have five options that you can choose from Mixtape, Recommended, Last played, and Downloads.

Unfortunately, as AndroidPolice points out, YouTube Music doesn't offer great curated playlists as other music streaming apps like Google Play Music and Spotify. The best you'll get is some auto-generated playlists based on your favorite songs, as well as some standard lists the include some of the most popular music genres.

If you didn't jump on the YouTube Music bandwagon yet due to the lack of Android Auto support, now would be a good time to reconsider your music streaming options while driving.

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3 Comments

1. kayeeman

Posts: 18; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

if you are going to post such curious titles im pretty sure you will lose loyal followers like me. such titles are used as clickbait on social media. facebook has even banned such pages. stop with this non sense. post quality content.

3. bambamboogy02

Posts: 834; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Hmmm...New feature/capability was added, that a lot of people wanted. Pretty sure you aren't going anywhere buddy. You have been here for close to 7 years.

2. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

This actually isn't true. Yes, you couldn't choose YT Music as a default from your car's display, but you could specify you wanted YT via voice control, aka: "OK, Google. Play Help by the Beatles on YouTube Music." It worked, I've done it many times.

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