Apple Music App for Android Gains Android Auto Support, Search by Lyrics and More

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applemusicandroidappFollowing the release of iOS 12, which brought a few new Apple Music features, Apple has updated its Apple Music app for Android to introduce feature parity.

Today's update brings support for searching by lyrics, an iOS 12 feature that's designed to let you locate songs and artists using song lyrics rather than a song name.

To use the feature, all you need to do is type in a sentence from the lyrics of a particular song and Apple Music will try to find it. This doesn't work with all songs, but it does work with those that offer lyrics in the Apple Music app.

Apple Music for Android is also gaining the new Artist Pages that were introduced in iOS 12, allowing an artist's music to be played with a single tap, and there's support for the Friends Mix.

Friends Mix is a playlist of songs gathered from the people that you're following on Apple Music. Android users can also discover new music through the inclusion of a new Top 100 list that offers up the daily top 100 songs from countries around the world.

After installing the 2.6.0 update, Android users will also be able to use Apple Music with Android Auto for the first time thanks to new Android Auto support.

Android users can download the Apple Music app from the Google Play store.

Top Rated Comments

atoqir Avatar
29 months ago
I am still waiting for the headline ‘Apple Music releases full fledged webplayer, finally a good music streaming on 91 percent for all the desktop users out there’
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Dj64Mk7 Avatar
29 months ago

I know Apple would never release it but I’d love to know how many Android users subscribe to Apple Music.

Count One!
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Pirate515 Avatar
29 months ago

I do. Handy for accessing my music purchases from my old Ipod touch from back in the day and I subscribe for the music service too.

I do as well. I do have MBP, iPhone and iPad, but I also have Google Pixel 2 XL. So for syncing purposes, plus given the fact that Apple has more tracks in their store compared to competition such as Google Play Music, Amazon, Spotify, etc. I think there would be a few takers, even among those who may want nothing to do with Apple hardware of their other products.
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Infinite Vortex Avatar
29 months ago

I know Apple would never release it but I’d love to know how many Android users subscribe to Apple Music.

Count in another one.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
1080p Avatar
29 months ago

Google maps on CarPlay and now Apple Music on android auto. What next I wonder.

Apple Music on Google Home pls......
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
m0sher Avatar
29 months ago
Search by lyrics is going to be useful, woohooo. :)
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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