How to Transfer Google Play Music Content to YouTube Music

Google officially shut down Google Play Music in year 2020. This process, which started in the year 2019, was finally completed in the year 2020. So, as a part of the transition, Google has provided an option to transfer Google Play Music content to YouTube Music till the end of year 2020.

The people who are using Google Play Music can move all their content, including albums, purchases, songs, playlists, uploads, personalized recommendations, and liked/disliked songs to YouTube Music. Users can move their data using the YouTube Music app or even from the YouTube Music website. In this tutorial, we have explained how you can transfer music from Google Play Music Library to YouTube Music.

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Transferring Google Play Music Library to YouTube Music

In this tutorial, we have used the YouTube Music app on Android for transfer, but the process is quite the same for iOS and the web as well. Before you begin the transfer process, ensure you are using the updated version of the YouTube Music app. You can update your YouTube Music app from the Play Store and App Store on Android and iOS respectively.

The ‘Transfer‘ option is not available in older versions of the YouTube Music app. So, you are suggested to update the app before proceeding with this tutorial. The transfer process will continue in the background, and you can listen to your songs during the transfer process.

Step 1: Install and YouTube Music App on your Phone

First of all, open the YouTube Music app on your phone. If you are doing it via a web browser, go to You might see a promotional banner for YouTube Music Premium. Simply close the advertisement by tapping on the ‘X’ at the top-right corner.

Install and Open YouTube music app on your phone
Install and open the YouTube music app on your phone

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Step 2: Transfer Music from Google Play Music to YouTube Music

On the next page, you’ll see a banner providing the option to ‘Transfer your Google Play Music Account’. Here, you can move your Google Play Music library to YouTube Music. Tap/click on the ‘Start Transfer’ button at the bottom to start the transfer process. The transfer process “may take a few hours” depending upon your Play Music data size. You can enjoy some music in the meantime.

Start transfer of Google Play Music to YouTube Music
Start transfer of Google Play Music to YouTube Music

Step 3: Explore Music after Transfer

After the transfer process is over, you will see a message saying “Transfer Complete”. Tap on the ‘Explore Music’ button and you will be taken to the app’s home screen. All your Google Play Music content has been successfully transferred to YouTube Music.

Music transfer complete
Music transfer complete

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Move Your Songs From Google Music to YouTube Music in Easy Steps

The above tutorial shows how you can transfer Google Play Music content to YouTube Music. So, now you won’t have to lose any of your favorite playlists that you created on Google Play Music. You can easily transfer all your data to YouTube Music. As mentioned already, the process for transferring the content is similar on Android, iOS, and the web.

Hope you liked the tutorial. Feel free to write your suggestions and queries in the comment section below.

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