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Question about Google Play Music and synching songs

Discussion in 'Music & Media' started by Jose15247, Jun 29, 2013.

  1. Jose15247

    Jose15247 Newbie
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    Just had a few questions about Google Play Music, as I just started using it and I'm not 100% familiar with it yet.

    First off, do the songs added to the cloud (through my computer) sync to my phone? I know they can be played off the cloud, but do they actually download to the phone if connected to wi-fi or something like that? I didn't think so, but then two of the songs I added recently to the cloud are now on my device (not through the cloud, actually on the device) but now I can't seem to get any other songs to transfer over. I have no idea how the original two got on, and I definitely don't remember doing it manually so I just wanted to know if someone could help me out with this.

    Also, do songs I put on my phone, transfer to the cloud automatically? Basically, my first question but backwards. This I don't care about too much since I rarely get music on my phone before my computer but I was just curious.

    Hoping someone can answer this for me,
    Thank you in advance!

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  2. Jore

    Jore Android Enthusiast

    You can designate a play list or certain songs to be downloaded to your phone from the cloud. This allows you to play music without having to stream it from the cloud.

    Songs you put on your phone DO NOT get uploaded to the cloud. If there is a way to do it, I'm not aware of it and would like to know. One issue I come across a handful of time is music I download sometimes is not in the right MP3 format that google likes therefore does not upload to the cloud. So you have to download other files until google likes the file. Such an annoyance in my opinion.

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