How to Force Google Play Music to Download Songs to SD Card?

Google Play Music It’s a great app that lets you find your favorite songs on your smartphone, tablet and PC once they’ve been synced to the cloud. Then, all you have to do is start streaming with the device of your choice. And to make playback easier, the app even caches songs. A minor issue is that it still takes up space and reduces your phone’s storage. However, all you need is an SD card and problem solved.

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By default, Google Play Music caches songs from your Android smartphone’s internal storage. However, it is entirely possible to achieve this Caching on your SD card and since this version 5.3 was released a year and a half ago.

Therefore, it is certainly not a novelty, but not everyone knows about this trick, which remains very practical if you only have 16 GB of internal storage, or worse 8 GB on some smartphones. The problem is that even if this option is available, we don’t necessarily consider it. It’s very simple though, and allows you to free up your smartphone’s storage. Here’s how.

1. Launch Google Music and swipe from left to right to open the menu, then select “Settings”

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2. Click on “Storage Location”

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3. Select the storage you want, in this case your SD card.

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Obviously, to be able to perform this manipulation, your smartphone must have an SD card, which is not always obvious, since Nexus does not offer a card and some manufacturers tend to remove them as is. With four high-end models released this year.

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