We respect your privacy. All email addresses you provide will be used just for sending this story. Fans of the streaming service Google Play Music may soon want to hold a moment of silence. Google has announced that the app will be shut down and replaced by the YouTube Music app, which has been available for a few years. You can also download your files if you want to take them elsewhere. But in any case, you need take action soon. Users will lose access to Google Play Music permanently "between October and the end of this year," according to an email sent to subscribers. Right now you can still use both services, and Google promises to notify users before the app shuts down for good. Google brought that feature and others like it to YouTube Music.
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Abner Li. Subsequent app updates and cache clearings did not bring the new look. There are many reports this evening of the revamp arriving following a server-side update. Tapping on cover art provides options to share, Cast, and fullscreen, while you can pull up from the bottom panel to see your queue and lyrics are in the bottom-right corner. Instead of a close button in the bottom-right, you can clear your queue by swiping down. Meanwhile, Google is also widely making available the new Explore tab. There are two primary sections:. That said, the two new features have yet to hit our devices as of this morning. Song info has also disappeared entirely, you cannot skip tracks, and can only play one song at a time. A workaround is playing media from your offline library.