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Is music bought from Google Play Music DRM-free?

It is not DRM protected source: Is Music Bought on Google Music DRM-Protected? where the first post in reply talks of user deploying purchased app to Dropbox for unlimited use and Does It Matter ...
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Is music bought from Google Play Music DRM-free?

The song is yours. Simply install Music Manager for Google Play Music on your computer to download your songs. I think it's also possible from the website just haven't tried that.
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Is music bought from Google Play Music DRM-free?

Note that they do put a secret tag on their files, which restricts adding it to other Google Play accounts. Say, for example, you change your email address, they don't give you the ability to move it ...
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"Unknonwn Artist" only on Google Music with corred ID3 tags

Bit late, but maybe I can help someone else who finds this. I also had this apparent problem and in my case it seemed to be related to album art. I managed to fix the relevant files by re-saving the ...
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Why are certain songs on Google Play Music greyed out on my phone but not on PC?

I managed to fix it by checking my settings, "stream only on wifi" was turned on some how.. once I turned that off, everything available as before
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Cannot find where Google Play Music stores downloaded files (different from similar posts)

if it's downloaded on internal, it's locked in com.music but you'll just see Music.id file and you cannot access that database without password. And its not encrypted if it's being downloaded to sd ...
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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

I also saw thius notification flashing briefly. As far as I can tell, it is related to connectivity changes (switching from WiFi to mobile and vice versa). For the time being, I've disabled ...
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Android Auto: Google Play Music

Android Auto is just a display interface app on your head unit. It doesn't control what types of Android apps are allowed, and it doesn't actually run the app itself. That's all done by the smartphone ...
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What happens to my Google Play Music library when I unsubscribe?

What happens when you cancel your subscription from Google support page says (emphasis added) When the end of the billing period is over and your subscription is canceled, you won't be able to access ...
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How do I cancel my Google Play Music subscription?

The Google Play support website explains how to cancel the Google Play Music subscription. From your Android device, you do it from inside the settings screen of the Play Music app. Or on a desktop ...
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Location for custom Ringtones/Alarms/Notifications that hides them from Play Music?

Just create a new folder/directory in internal storage of your phone with name 'Notifications' and place all your notification tones that you have downloaded in this folder. Finally go to settings > ...
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Why is Google Play Music the only app that produces a "Browse" button on my car stereo?

This "browse" feature is probably part of "Audio/Video Remote Control Profile" aka AVRCP. AVRCP has different versions with different feature sets. Browsing of playlists was ...
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Why is Google Play Music the only app that produces a "Browse" button on my car stereo?

The Bluetooth snoop log with the other players shows that the players do not support browsing as part of the GetFolderItems request on AVRCP.That is the reason why browsing is not working with other ...
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Google Play Music keeps putting non-music audio files into my music library

Move all of these non song files to a specific folder on your SD card, and create an empty file in that folder called ".nomedia". This tells Android not to scan for media there
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Android "google play music app". How force it play ONLY local songs on my phone

Press the hamburger button (top left) and enable "Downloaded Only".
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Shuffle songs across albums on Google Play that have been downloaded to Android phone

If you're looking to play all the songs you have, in shuffle, simply open Google Play Music. Open the menu -> Music library -> Shuffle all. If you want to shuffle between specific songs, find the ...
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Google Play Music Icon Is Incorrect

A simple, although superficial, solution would be to manually change the cover cover image (download it using a web browser and set it as the album cover). The following link has instructions on how ...
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Why can I no longer control my music apps with bluetooth peripheral devices (headphones, car controls, etc.)?

You have to pair your Bluetooth devices with your new phone. Your Bluetooth devices are only expecting to talk to your old phone, which you no longer have. See Google's instructions for Bluetooth: ...
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Is there a way to make Android in general play sound a little louder on the right side?

Settings -> Accessibility > Hearing, There you can control the left/right sound balance.
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How can I exclude Sound Recorder files from Music library

I have found a solution to the first problem thanks to the reference by beeshyams. MortPlayer Music allows you to choose which folders to draw your music from. Hence, in my case, I removed all the ....
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Music keeps pausing

I once had that problem with a previous Android phone. The problem turned out to be my earbuds. They (or perhaps the connector) were going bad, and apparently sending extra signals through the ...
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Can't find music I downloaded from Google play music

I had a similar problem. My music don't download either even after it says download complete. Also I couldnt hear my ringtone when I got a call. For this I wrote down all the apps and contacts I had ...
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Can't find music purchased

You use the Google Play Music app available from the Play Store. You should be able to sign right in to it and access all of your songs and playlists right away.
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Cannot find where Google Play Music stores downloaded files (different from similar posts)

This is from Windows 10 After reading all the posts and digging through my S7 to find my music files I downloaded from Google play, I found the location where they are stored. Simply plug in your ...
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Why would external Storage Location be unavailable in Play Music and Play Movies?

I had a similar problem on my Lenovo P70A on Android 4.4 and 5.x as well. The solution for me was to manually create the folder "com.google.android.music" under the "/Android/data" folder on my ...
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Why are certain songs on Google Play Music greyed out on my phone but not on PC?

It's actually quite simple. Those songs aren't available because you have no internet connection, and Google never cached them on your phone for offline music. To test this out, try this: Connect to ...
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How to delete podcast on Google Play Music?

If you downloaded them within Google Play Music, you can delete them one at a time. Tap the info icon to open the episode details Tap the check mark that indicates it is downloaded A menu will pop ...
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Purchased music won't play without wifi

I noticed I was having this issue when I went camping, only to find about 30% of songs I downloaded weren't available. A screenshot of this is shown below. Even removing and re-downloading an album ...
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Google Music 'Unknown Artist' only in Android App

For anyone who comes across and this is not the reason... I got a new phone and transferred all my music from an SD card to internal storage... i then noticed that a whole load of songs had unknown ...
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How to use Google Music MP3s to set a ringtone/alarm?

I went to the Google Play Music desktop site, found the song, clicked on the 3 dots by it, downloaded it, then emailed myself the mp3 file, then opened it in ES File Explorer, selected to open it in ...
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