Google, in the past couple of months, has rolled out major upgrades to its YouTube Music app. Right from phasing out Google Play Music to tweaking in-app branding on Android and iOS, the company has made major changes to its music streaming service. Now, the company is planning to roll out another major update to the YouTube Music app. YouTube Music has a feature called Your Mixtape that offers endless personalised music radio station. Now, a report by 9To5 Google says that Google is changing the way this feature functions. The company is modifying this feature. It is now called Your Mix and some users are seeing it under the Your Mixed Tape section of the app, which also features the Discover and New Releases section of the app.
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All rights reserved. More on this:. Car reviews:. For many drivers, the death of Google Play Music is quite a turning point for how they listen to music in their cars, as many decided to migrate to other apps, some of which can only play local media libraries. But as far as YouTube Music is concerned, the service is getting better, and this happens not only on platforms that power the experience on head units inside the car but also on mobile phones. After all, not everybody has Android Auto or CarPlay in their vehicles, and many are still relying on Bluetooth to listen to music when driving. The most recent YouTube Music update introduces a highly anticipated feature for iPhone users, as it now features a widget that can be pinned to the home screen. Support for widgets is a new feature that was announced by Apple in September with the release of iOS This software update is available today for iPhone 6s and newer, and it allows pretty much any app developer to create a widget that can be then enabled in various sizes on the home screen. The YouTube Music widget is as simple as it could be, as it only displays album artwork and nothing more.
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Today we're announcing two important updates. Users will have the opportunity to transfer their music libraries from Google Play Music to YouTube Music in that timeframe. Second, in the coming months, Google Play Music users will no longer be able to stream from or use the Google Play Music app. Additionally, we are making changes to the Google Play store and Music Manager. Starting in September in New Zealand and South Africa — and in October for all other global markets — users will no longer be able to stream from or use the Google Play Music app. Users who wish to transfer their music libraries from Google Play Music to YouTube Music, can do so through December , after which their Google Play Music libraries will no longer be available.