YouTube Music is a new music app that allows you to easily find what you're looking for and discover new music. Get playlists and recommendations served to you based on your context, tastes, and what's trending around you. What is YouTube Music? In addition to enabling you to listen to YouTube Music on Sonos, get Music Premium to listen ad free, offline and with your screen off:. How long is the free trial? YouTube Music offers the standard 1 month free trial with a form of payment. Where is YouTube Music available? See our article on adding music services to learn how. YouTube brand accounts do not work on Sonos.
Turn on song-only mode:
Turn on smart downloads
Learn more here. If you're a YouTube Music Premium member, you can enjoy music offline by downloading your favorite songs and videos to your mobile device. You'll need to reconnect to the internet at least once every 30 days to maintain your downloads. Download music to listen offline with YouTube Music Android.
Select between song and video mode:
Learn more here. With a YouTube Music Premium membership, you can choose whether to listen to your music or enjoy the music video experience with a YouTube Music Premium membership. In song mode, you can listen to the music without loading a video. This allows you to continuously enjoy music from your favorite artists, even if you're experiencing low connectivity or video playback issues. In video mode, the music video will play whenever one is available - allowing you to enjoy a complete listening and viewing experience. You'll see the option to select Song or Video mode at the top of the screen. Tap Video to turn on video mode.
Pocket-lint - YouTube Music was announced in , so is a relatively new music streaming service from Google that only focuses on all things music across the video streaming platform. With YouTube Music, you can listen to official songs, albums, playlists, artist radios, remixes and live versions of songs. It is a free-to-use service if you don't mind listening to adverts every few songs, available through a mobile app or web player. A YouTube Music Premium tier is also available to remove the adverts, give you background listening on your mobile device so you can exit the app and continue listening and to let you download songs for offline playback. What you can't do with YouTube Music, is watch ad-free videos, such at cats playing the piano, across the rest of the YouTube site, but there plentiful access to music videos through the app. Like other music streaming services, YouTube puts a lot of attention on its discovery features. It says music is "easier to explore" with the Music service and has an extensive catalogue not only of official songs, but of remixes, live performances, covers and music videos to throw in too. The home screen, whether you're using the app or the web player, is always changing. It updates to provide recommendations based on your listening habits, but is also location-aware and can offer some music choices to match what you might be doing.