Set up the Google Play Music app

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The first time you open the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon on a mobile device or computer, you can choose which account you want to use. After signing in to an account, music you've stored on your device, along with any music you've uploaded or purchased on Google Play using your account are added to your library.

On Android TV, the Google Play Music app will use the account associated with your device.

Note: If you don't sign in to a Google Account, you'll only be able to listen to music you've copied to your device from a computer.

Sync your library automatically

To help ensure that your music library is up to date, here's how you can sync Google Play Music.

Using your Android mobile device
  1. Go to your device's main Settings menu.
  2. Under "Accounts," select Google.
  3. Select the account you use with Google Play Music.
  4. Scroll down to Google Play Music and make sure the checkbox is checked.
    • If you don't see Google Play Music listed, make sure you're signed in to Google Play Music using the same account.
Using Android TV
  1. Go to your device's main Settings menu.
  2. Under "Personal," select your account.
  3. Select Sync > Sync now.

Use a different account

Here's how to sign in using a different account:

Using your Android mobile device
  1. Open the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon.
  2. Touch the Menu icon Google Play Music Menu icon > Settings > Google account.
  3. Select or add an account.
Using your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch
  1. Open the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon.
  2. Touch the Menu icon Google Play Music Menu icon > Settings > Sign out > Add another account.
Using Android TV

To sign into a different account on Google Play Music using Android TV, you'll need to remove your account from the device and add a new one. After doing this, you'll need to go through the set-up process again. For more information, go to the Android TV Help Center.