New to Google Play Music? Learn the basics

With Google Play Music, you can easily play, store, and share music you love.

Add your personal collection

You can store up to 50,000 of your songs for free.

Upload music to the cloud: To upload music to the cloud, you can use Music Manager or Google Play Music for Chrome. Music Manager is available for Mac, PC, and Linux. If you're using a Chrome browser or Chromebook, we recommend using Google Play Music for Chrome.

Transfer files to a specific device: To transfer files to a specific device, follow the instructions for transferring music from a computer to a device.

Listen to music on different devices

When you're signed in to the account you use on Google Play Music, you can listen to music on your computer or mobile device, Android TV, Sonos, or with Android Auto, Android Wear, or Chromecast.

Stream music

Without a subscription to Google Play Music in the U.S., you can stream free radio stations based on your mood, activity, or your favorite popular music. You can skip songs up to 6 times per hour. Learn more about free radio.

With a subscription to Google Play Music, you can stream over 30 million songs in the Google Play catalog ad-free. You can also skip songs as much as you like and listen to music offline. Learn more about subscribing to Google Play Music.

Create playlists and radio stations

You can make playlists and start radio stations (in available countries) based on your favorite artists or songs in your library. If you subscribe to Google Play Music, you won't see any ads or skip limits.

Some Google Play products and features aren't available in all countries. See what's available in your country

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