In may of this year, Google announced the upcoming closure of a streaming service Play Music. Recently, the company confirmed its previous statement and told the users about the remaining life of their offspring – time to migrate the music library YouTube Music remained not so much.
First with the closure of the music service will face users from New Zealand and South Africa – in these countries Play Music stop working in the next month. In other regions, the Google accounts will get a reprieve until October this year – while maintaining the music library will be available until December. To export your collection of tracks to YouTube Music using Google Takeout or a special online tool to migrate the data.
Some functions will disappear before the deadline. In particular, in August it will be impossible to purchase and pre-order songs, and a paid active subscription will be automatically cancelled at the end of the term. As an incentive to jump on YouTube Music company offers a number of new features – including the updated page of the player, the tab “Overview”, easy creation of playlists and the integration with the Android TV and Google Assistant.