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YouTube Music is now available on Apple Watch

  • By The YouTube Music Team
  • Oct.15.2020
YouTube Music is now available on Apple Watch
People can browse music collections, control playback and select casting options directly from their Apple Watch.

Over the past few months, we’ve introduced some amazing new integrations for YouTube Music. From voice recommendations through Google Assistant to YouTube Music on smart TVs, we’re bringing your favorite music to wherever you’re listening. Starting today, we’re excited to extend the ways you listen to YouTube Music with the launch of a new YouTube Music app for Apple Watch! YouTube Music Premium users can now browse music collections, control playback and select casting options directly from their Apple Watch. 

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The YouTube Music app for Apple Watch is another way we’re making it easy to listen to exactly what you want, when you want. Whether you’re out for a run, riding your bike or just walking around the house — YouTube Music for Apple Watch puts playback controls within easy reach. 


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For those new to the Apple Watch experience, the device contains a customization feature, commonly known as a complication, which allows users to display relevant information directly on the watch face. We’ve added a useful YouTube Music complication, giving you direct access to playback controls and also recommendations for new songs based on your listening habits. We've also included the ability to cast music from your phone directly to your speakers with the press of a button.


To try these features, you’ll need the latest version of YouTube Music, a YouTube Premium or  YouTube Premium Music subscription, an iPhone and an Apple Watch (Series 3 and above, running watchOS 6 and above). And this is just the beginning for YouTube Music on smartwatches. Stay tuned for additional updates on YouTube Music availability on WearOS.


If you don’t already have YouTube Music, download the YouTube Music app in the App Store.


Happy listening!