Tech & Science Apple Music on Android gains Chromecast support

06:45  26 september  2019
06:45  26 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The latest beta version of Apple Music for Android includes Chromecast support , allowing users to stream songs and playlists from the service over Wi-Fi to Chromecast -enabled devices like the Google Home. And last month, in an earlier beta, the app gained a dark mode.

Apple had previously been testing Chromecast support in a beta version since August and it will now be available for all users allowing them to The update comes as Apple Music is gaining support for many key Android services, one of which was Android Auto support which just rolled out last week.

a close up of a computer: Apple Music for Android is now compatible with the Google Chromecast. © Courtesy of Google Apple Music for Android is now compatible with the Google Chromecast.

After being tested in a beta version of the application, Apple Music's compatibility with Chromecast devices is finally rolling out to the stable version as first spotted by Android Police.

Last month, a beta version of Apple Music for Android was launched, bringing users new features and tools like a native dark mode as well as lyrics that are synchronized to music; additionally, within the beta, the company was testing the highly-requested feature to make the app compatible with Chromecast devices.

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Not only was the Android version of Apple Music as fully-featured a counterpart to the iOS version as it was possible to make it on that platform, but it even Now it looks like rumours earlier this year that Apple was planning on adding support for Google’s Chromecast wireless streaming protocols are in

Even after Monday’s “show time” event, Apple Music is still the company’s only service available on Android . The client does feature tablet and Chromebook compatibility, with Chromecast support for playback on Google Home speakers now possibly in development.

The Apple Music Android app was first launched during the summer of 2015, and on Wednesday (as first spotted by Android Police), the application can now cast content to Chromecast devices.

Like other apps that support Chromecast streaming like Netflix or YouTube, the cast icon will appear within Apple Music, prompting users to connect their smartphones with their TVs or compatible speakers.

Features introduced within the beta version of the app have rolled out to the latest stable version of Apple Music for Android operating systems. This new compatibility prevents users from having to fully commit to a Google or an Apple ecosystem within their homes.

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