After almost two years of Google Play Music and the revamped YouTube Music existing side-by-side with no clear path forward, Google is finally ready to bring long-time Play Music fans over to YouTube Music without disrupting their streaming habits. As of May 12, a new transfer tool is rolling out to users that allows you to bring over all of your songs, playlists, and more from Play Music to YouTube Music. Here’s how it works!
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If you don’t see the transfer feature in your YouTube Music app quite yet, don’t worry. This is a staged rollout, meaning it could be a few days before the option is available to you. Once it is, check back here to learn how to use it.
How to transfer your Google Play Music library to YouTube Music
- Open the YouTube Music app on your phone.
- Tap the Let’s Go button under the Play Music banner.
Tap Start Transfer.