Google’s plans to wind down its Google Play Music service in favor of the company’s newer YouTube Music have been known for some time. But Google this week has given users a deadline on making the switch. The company says YouTube Music will fully replace Google Play Music in December 2020, at which point Google Play Music users will no longer be able to stream from or otherwise use the Google Play Music app.
Though December is the final deadline for being able to export from the Google Play Music app, your ability to stream from the Google Play Music app will end before then.
In September 2020, users in New Zealand and South Africa will be the first to lose access to stream or