The new tab is likely being tested to show Shorts videos for users on mobile. News 

YouTube Music could be the next stop for short videos

YouTube is said to be testing a Samples tab in its Music app, which may show shorts focused on music videos. YouTube Music’s bottom bar on Android and iOS devices has consisted of a home screen, explore, and library for several years, and now, according to 9to5Google, it’s testing a ‘Samples’ tab between the main feed and a Discovery/trending feed that displays vertical music videos. The company does not use the YT Shorts icon in the bottom bar, instead users find two overlapping play buttons. The album art, track title…

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YouTube Music currently displays static lyrics when users drag up the middle tab at the bottom of Now Playing, the report said. News 

YouTube Music releases “Real-Time Lyrics” for Android, iOS: all the details here

Google-owned YouTube has started rolling out a “live lyrics” feature on its music streaming service YouTube Music on Android and iOS devices. The feature is currently available to some YouTube Music subscribers who have reported, but is not widely available to all users, reports 9to5Google. It’s similar to the real-time lyrics feature available on other music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. Live lyrics allow users to sing along to their favorite songs and follow the lyrics in real time, which can enhance their listening experience. According to the…

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The users may also find this feature already enabled on their devices. News 

YouTube Music allows you to automatically download recently played songs on Android

YouTube, the popular online video sharing and social media platform owned by Google, is reportedly working on a major new update. According to a new report, the YouTube Music app will soon allow auto-downloading of recently played songs on Android. According to 9to5Google, the new “recently played songs” toggle can be found under Settings > Downloads & Storage for those with a Premium subscription. The new update allows users to download up to 200 recently played songs. Users may also find this feature already available. According to the report, they…

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