Google Play Motion pictures & TV app will now not be accessible on sure gadgets come June 15, 2021. As a substitute, Google introduced that any film or TV reveals bought or rented by the Play Motion pictures & TV service will nonetheless be accessible by the YouTube app, which can also be the place customers will have the ability to browser, buy, or lease new content material. The transfer, introduced to customers in an e mail and a assist web page, is part of a transition to the Google TV expertise. The software program large additionally talked about that two of LG’s streaming gadgets will lose entry to the platform totally. There is no such thing as a data for now on when the app will probably be shut down on different gadgets like smartphones and Android TVs.
In a weblog submit final month, Google introduced that Google Play Motion pictures & TV is not going to be accessible on Roku, Samsung, LG, and Vizio good TVs from June 15. Google additionally talked about that Google Play Motion pictures & TV providers will probably be eliminated totally from LG Netcast and LG SimpleSmart gadgets. It’s also value noting that the app is just not being totally shut down on different gadgets aside from the aforementioned ones.
All of the purchases and leases made on the app will probably be accessible by Your films and reveals part on the YouTube app on the listed gadgets. Your Watchlist may even not be accessible on YouTube however content material could be added to playlists. Google additionally talked about that the credit from Google Play Motion pictures & TV will probably be transferable to YouTube. Additionally, Play Household Library purchases will probably be seen on YouTube. The latter does not assist household sharing, nevertheless, purchases constructed from the previous will carry on supporting household sharing. To know extra about the place to observe your content material, head right here.
Final month, Google introduced a brand new Google TV that lets dad and mom management the content material their youngsters watch on the platform. Dad and mom can arrange a child’s profile on their Google TV and monitor their TV viewing time, put locks on sure apps, and share already bought films and TV reveals for his or her youngsters.
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