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Friday, February 6, 2015

Google Play Music for Android updates (5.8) with new updated navigation drawer, back button in navigation controls and more


Google Play Music for AndroidGoogle Play Music for Android has been updated to version 5.8 which brings some layout changes, feature tweaks, and more. Google Play Music makes it easy to discover, play and share your music. With our new All Access service, you can enjoy millions of songs, listen to custom radio with no limits, and discover more of the music you love.

With the Songza integration in the Listen Now section, you can choose what you're doing - working, driving, taking an autumn stroll - from a list that will change based on the time of day. Then, you choose the type of music you want to hear within that category.

You can download the update directly on your Android device through the Google Play Store or by using the following link:

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Download from the Google Play Store
Price Free
Requirements Android


Google usually rolls out their updates in phases, so in case you don't like waiting for the update on the Google Play Store, you can download the official APK using the following link.

APK download

Google Play Music for Android version 5.8 has the following new features and improvements:
  • Navigation drawer now full-height
  • Bio and history on artist page
  • Back/previous button now on notification  (lock screen and notifications), previously only in expanded view
  • Library tabs are orange to match the header
  • Library scroll bar now starts above the tabs
  • Songs UI in My Library now a much more attractive card
  • The entire header and tabs hide now when scrolling
  • New slide-up animation when selecting playlists
  • In the artists tab if there isn't an artist hero image, it will now use album covers instead of a grey icon

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