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Questions tagged [google-play-music]

Use this tag for question about the web version of Google Play Music - a music and podcast streaming service and online music locker (where you can upload your personal music library) operated by Google.

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Find song and artist names with special characters in Google Play

When I try to use Google Play's search functionality to find special characters such as "-", "." or "[" it doesn't filter results by these characters. How can I search for songs and artists that ...
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Batch change song names in Google Play Music

I have a substantial amount of user-uploaded songs on Google Play. A good portion of these have ".mp3" at the end of the file name. Is there any way that I can batch remove this ending from all of ...
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Music ripped from CD not playing the original version from a disc on Google Play Music

I purchased a physical copy of SHINee's album "Lucifer" and ripped the CD to add it to Google Play. The CD itself plays the original version of the song "Lucifer," but every time I try to play it on ...
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How to train YouTube's AI to recommend me better music (or videos in general)?

I have pretty much exhausted all my usual sources of music, so I thought I would train YouTube's recommendations to recommend me good music. From the videos it recommends me I know firsthand that it's ...
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Hide/Delete all music that I did not upload to Google Play?

Using/playing with Google Play Music to index and (I guess) upload my music collection so I can access it from anywhere, even at work. The problem is that Google has added a large number of music ...
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Finding music that was purchased only

My Google Play Music library consists of both songs that I've uploaded to the cloud and songs that I've purchased. I am trying to delete all the music I've uploaded, but keep the music I purchased. ...
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Find songs not currently in any Google Play playlists

Related but distinct from my question on finding which playlists a particular song is in, is there any way to find songs in my Google Play library that are not in any playlists? Maybe a sort-by-number-...
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How can I see which playlists a song is included in on Google Play Music?

How can I see which playlists a song is included in on Google Play Music? It'd be nice if I could click the three dots when hovering the track and click something like "Included in playlists..." to ...
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Is there a Google Play link that automatically starts playing music?

Main question: At the moment, when I want to play music I have to go here: play.google.com/music/listen#/home And then click the I'm Feeling Lucky icon or another playlist. I would like to have a ...
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Google Play Music not playing music

I have a Google Play Music subscription. It works everywhere I tried except at my home. When I try to play a song from a play list I'm getting: "Couldn't play name. Skipped ahead." After a few songs ...
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How to find a song that I rated “thumbs up”

I recently started using Google Play Music and have rated a few songs so far. Now I'm looking for a track that I rated "thumbs up" but can't remember the artist or title. I expected to find something ...
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How do I legally download the songs from a Google Play Music playlist?

I have a Google Play Music 'Unlimited' subscription. How do I make the songs in my playlist available offline, as you can do on Spotify and the Mobile Apps? I am not talking about just the 'Free and ...
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How is one album different from another (with same title and by same artist) in Google Play Music shop?

I'm looking at the album "Dig Your Own Hole" by Chemical Brothers. In fact, I'm looking at two of them. Is there any significant difference between the two? Are they not duplicates? One is obviously ...
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Can I assign global hotkeys to the Google Play Music web player?

Basically what the title says. I've grown accustomed to using not only the media keys on my home keyboard, but also generic global hotkeys at work (where I must use a dedicated media player instead ...
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Force two copies of the same song in different albums on Google Music Manager

I created my own "greatest hits" "album" for one of my favorite bands by copying songs from their other albums into a new folder. I still have their studio albums in separate folders as well, and I ...
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Google Play Music “My Library” loses play count when removing tracks

I've found that if I add tracks to "My Library" using Google Play Music All Access, and play them, I get a play count added to the tracks the same as I would on any other track. However, if I now ...
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How can I distinguish between Purchased/Uploaded and All-Access tracks?

In Google Play Music (web client or Android app) how can I distinguish between Purchased/Uploaded and All-Access tracks?
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Any way to see Google Play Music All Access Radio history?

How can I see my All Access Radio play history? There are several songs I heard last night that I wish to purchase, but I don't know the artist/track names!
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Print Playlist from Google Play Music

I want to print a list of songs (with artist, album, rating and, if possible, number of plays and duration) from my Google Play Music account. There is no easy way to do this from the app. Doing ...
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Party Mode for Google Play Music

I wonder if there is a way to use "Google Play Music" with something like a "Party Mode". I just want to give my friends the possibility to browse and play my music library without giving them access ...
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Google Music Download Limitations

I was looking at this Android application that allows you to listen to your music that's stored on Google Play Music using any Android music player you wish (rather then just Google's Play Music ...