Google Play Music is the music and podcast streaming service from Google. It is a subscription-based music streaming app that has millions of songs to stream over the internet. It offers on-demand music without any ad interruptions. You can download all your favourite music files and listen to them when you are not connected to the internet. It also includes YouTube music and various other radio station. You may enjoy 30 days of an unlimited free trial, before entering into a subscription. Listen to your favourite music directly from its official website. You can access Google Play Music on multiple devices like Android, iOS, Chromecast, Firestick and Fire TV. But unfortunately, Google Play Music is not available on the Roku streaming device. But you can still listen to Google music via Roku using alternative methods.
Can You Get Google Play Music App Directly on Roku?
Roku is the streaming device which is built-in with the Roku Channel Store. It contains all the Roku supported services. The Google music app is not available on Roku Channel Store, so you cannot install and access this app on your Roku device. There is no way to sideload the app on to the Roku.
Alternative Way to Install Google Play Music on Roku
There no direct app on Roku, so you have to install the Google Play Music app on your Android device and use casting or screen mirroring option to listen to your audio tracks on your Roku connected the TV.
Step 1: Connect the Roku device to the TV through the HDMI port
Step 2: Connect your Android and Roku device on the same WiFi network
Step 3: Go to Roku Device settings
Step 4: Enable Screen mirroring option
Step 5: Install the Google Play Music app on your Android device
Step 6: Open the Settings app on your android smartphone.
Step 7: Select the connection and sharing option
Step 8: Click on Cast option
Step 9: Click on the Cast option to enable it. Now your smartphone search for the nearby device to cast
Step 10:Now select your Roku device from the search result
Step 11: Once your smartphone is connected with Roku, the TV screen shows the same as on your mobile screen
Step 12: Now open the Google Play Music app and select your music file, the same will be playing on your Roku connected TV screen
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Google Play Music is one of the best music streaming app available online. It has all the latest music tracks. It is available on various home entertainment devices, but no Roku. Casting or screen mirroring is the only option to listen to Google Play Music on your Roku connected TV.