Google had introduced in August final 12 months that Google Play Music goes to close down. The method of the shutdown began in October after which in March this 12 months, Google eliminated the power for customers to obtain their Play Music library through Takeout.
Now that the info is gone, Google is pushing out one final replace on Android that’s going to cover the app.
Google Play Music’s version 8.29.9112-1.W Is extensively rolling out through Google Play now. Whereas it nonetheless exhibits “Google Play Music is now not out there” display that in flip prompts customers to Discover YouTube Music, under that there’s a new part to “Release house” that states – “Simply delete the Google Play Music native information out of your machine to liberate house”.
Right here, additionally, you will spot an choice to “Cover app”. This characteristic hides the app in order “Google Play Music will now not present in your homepage or all app view”.
When you affirm this, Google Play Music is now not going to look in your app drawer and you’ll now not have the ability to open the app.
In Google Play, the one choice you’re given is to uninstall the app and there may be additionally a “Delete all native information” choice in case you weren’t capable of take away downloads earlier than the Google Play Music app bought locked out. After which there may be the “Open app data” choice.
This newest replace addresses the truth that you can not uninstall the Google Play Music app if the app was preinstalled in your machine. For Google, for Pixel 3 smartphones and earlier, the Google Play Music app was a default utility the place the one choice was to disable it from the “App data” web page.
For newer smartphones that got here with YouTube Music preloaded, you possibly can delete the Google Play Music app like every other downloaded app.