The music streaming service Google Play Music it will stop working permanently in December this year, when Google will replace it with its current music service, YouTube Music, and in October its “app” and the function of listening to music in “streaming” will be deactivated worldwide.
Now, Google has announced that the final closure of the platform. Until then, a transition period begins during which users can transfer their data, as the American company explains in a statement.
First, in the month of September in New Zealand and Australia and in the month of October in the rest of the world, Google Play Music will no longer allow you to stream music or use the service application.
Despite not being able to use the application, the service will continue to store users’ content – such as playlists, uploaded content, purchases and “likes” – until December, to allow for their transfer to YouTube Music .
To facilitate this process, YouTube Music has made available to Google Play Music users a tool that simplifies the transfer from your cross-platform music library. In December, the service will erase all the contents of its users’ libraries and will stop working permanently.