Google finally releases YouTube Music Wear OS app, but only for Samsung’s new watches
Jay PetersThe Verge
Google’s Wear OS app for YouTube Music. | Image: Google
Google has finally released a Wear OS app for YouTube Music, which could seem like welcome news for people who have been waiting for a way to play their music off Google’s streaming service after the company shut down Google Play Music on Wear OS in August 2020. But the new app comes with a few caveats.
The biggest catch is that the new app only works on one of Samsung’s two new watches powered by Wear OS 3, according to Google. Those watches won’t be available until August 27th, so even if you want to try the new app right now, you won’t be able to unless you have a Galaxy Watch 4 or a Galaxy Watch 4 Classic.
Even if you have a compatible watch, it sounds like the app has some frustrating limitations
If you are lucky enough to have one...Continue Reading