Apple Music for Android Updated With 'Listen Now' Tab, Improved Search, Autoplay, and Crossfade Feature

Apple Music received a redesign in iOS 14 with a more personalized Listen Now tab, an improved search experience, autoplay functionality, and more, and these features have just been rolled out to the Android version of the app.

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Apple Music for Android version 3.4 during beta testing via Android Police

Version 3.4 of Apple Music for Android has also gained a crossfade feature. When enabled through the app's playback settings, songs will overlap and crossfade, with users able to set a crossfade duration of up to 12 seconds. Interestingly, this feature is not available in Apple Music on the iPhone or iPad, although it is an option in the Music app on Mac.

According to the Play Store release notes, Apple Music for Android has also gained sharing to Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat Stories, as well as improved app performance. There's also a security patch, according to an Apple support document.

Top Rated Comments

macduke Avatar
12 months ago
I forget how much this looks like an Apple app but on Android. But it makes sense given that Google doesn't care about making their apps match iOS either.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
brar.arsh Avatar
12 months ago
And We are waiting for Crossfade ForEver!!
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
WiseAJ Avatar
12 months ago
Hopefully they bring cross fade to iPhone and iPad soon too then
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Prabas Avatar
12 months ago
Crossfade first on Android, it's like Google adding new features first to iOS rather their own platform.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gsmornot Avatar
12 months ago

Are there any numbers on how many people actually use Apple Music on Android devices? Most people I know with Android phones actively dislike Apple products and services...
the primary device in my car is Android. I do that because there are some apps I like that are only on Android. Also, I don't feel bad leaving it in the car all the time, who's going to take it.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jeremy Mathers Avatar
12 months ago
Crossfade is the last step the finishing touch on Apple Music to make it perfect
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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