Update your location settings in Google Play Music

When you start using Google Play Music, we’ll ask if you want to turn on location-based recommendations. This helps Google Play Music offer you personalized music recommendations based on where you are. You can adjust your location-based settings to turn them on or off.  

Adjust your location-based settings

Android devices using version 6.0 or above

Turn on location-based recommendations

  1. Open the Google Play Music app. 
  2. Select the menu  > Settings.
  3. Under “Privacy & location,” tap Location History
  4. Make sure Location History is turned on for your account.
Note: You may also need to enable location permissions for Google Play Music. Navigate to your device's Settings > Apps > Google Play Music > Permissions, and make sure location permissions are enabled.

Turn off location-based recommendations

  1. Open the Google Play Music app. 
  2. Select the menu  and tap Settings.
  3. Under “Privacy & location,” tap Location History
  4. Make sure Location History is turned off for your account.
Note: You can also turn off location-based recommendations by disabling location permissions for Google Play Music. Navigate to your device's Settings > Apps > Google Play Music > Permissions, and make sure location permissions are disabled.

Android devices using any version below 6.0

Turn on location-based recommendations

  1. Open the Google Play Music app. 
  2. Select the menu > Settings.
  3. Under “Privacy & location,” tap Location History
  4. Make sure Location History is turned on for your account.


Turn off location-based recommendations

  1. Open the Google Play Music app. 
  2. Select the menu and tap Settings.
  3. Under “Privacy & location,” tap Location History
  4. Make sure Location History is turned off for your account.

 

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