Google Play Music’s last update allows you to hide the application on your phone
- April 8, 2021
The Google Play Music application on Android is accepting one last update that carries another option to help you hide the application from your phone’s app drawer. The update comes only weeks after Google removed the alternative to allow clients to download their Play Music library using Google Takeout.
According to a new report from 9to5Google, the last Google Play Music update (v. 8.29.9112-1.W) has effectively begun carrying out to clients by means of the Play Store. Despite the fact that you’ll actually see a “Google Play Music is no longer available” screen following the update, the application currently has another “Free up space” section at the bottom. This section will help you “delete the Google Play Music local data from your device to free up space.”
The new Free up space section in Google Play Music incorporates three alternatives — Hide application, Delete all local information, and Open application data. The Hide application option allows you to conceal the application from your phone’s home screen and application cabinet, the Delete all local information option eliminates saved information from your gadget, and the Open application data alternative raises the “App info” page. The Hide app option is the last nail in the final resting place for Google Play Music, as it not just eliminates the application from your application drawer yet it additionally keeps you from opening it.
The new Google Play Music update addresses a key concern for the individuals who have gadgets that accompanied the application pre-installed. On such gadgets, Google Play Music is installed as a system application, and, accordingly, it must be disabled from the “App info” page. Because of the update, clients can now effectively remove the application and all local information from their phones.
The update has no effect for gadgets that accompanied YouTube Music pre-installed. That is on the grounds that you can uninstall Google Play Music on such gadgets very much like you would uninstall some other application downloaded from the Play Store. In the event that you have such a gadget, you should see a uninstall button on the application’s Play Store listing.