How To Get Into And Set Up Google’s New Cloud Music Beta

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Google Cloud Music Beta

Google announced its cloud based music solution earlier this year at Google I/O. You can request an invite to the music beta by visiting If you’re one of the few who requested an invitation earlier this year than you maybe able to use the service now. If not visit the site and enter your Google email address, then check back in 24 hours. When you do gain access here is a step-by-step guide showing how to set up and use the music service on Windows and Mac.

Step 1: Visit and either accept the terms of service or sign up for an invitation

Step 2: Download the music manager .exe on Windows or .dmg on Mac and install the application

Step 3: Use the initial set up manager to choose the location of your music, the default options are ITunes or the music folder

Step 4: Allow the Music manager app to upload your music to your new Google music locker

Step 5: On your Android phone or tablet open your market app and do a search for Google Music.

Step 6: Open the app and hit menu and then settings.

Step 7: Check the accounts tab and log in to your Google account.

Step 8: Check the cache music box to allow faster streaming and or check the boxes restricting downloading and streaming of music to Wifi if you have a limited data plan.

Step 9: Go back to your library and the songs uploaded to your locker should appear on the list. You can either stream the songs or download them from within the app.

Step 10: Return to and you can manage your library online from any computer or mobile device with a web browser.

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