How to Upload to Google Play Music from Your Chromebook

Google has finally made it possible to upload songs to Google Play Music from Chrome and Chrome OS. With the newly introduced browser interface, you can upload songs just like you would upload files to any website, or use the friendly “drag and drop” method.

Update: This does not work on ARM Chromebooks for now.

Here is a demo:

The announcement came today as a Google Plus post. According to the official announcement, here is how to upload music to Google Play from a Chromebook:

Uploading Music to Google Play from Chromebook

To add new music, enable the “Google Play Music for Chrome” lab at Then simply drag and drop songs into your Google Play Music library. If you have a lot of music in iTunes or if you want new music to be added automatically, you can configure this by clicking “Add Music” at the top right of

There’s More!

The team has added a couple of handy tricks too with this update.You can now open a handy mini-player by clicking the arrow in the bottom right corner of our web app so you can see what’s playing or skip songs from any tab.

You can also download songs, albums and playlists directly from the web.

Cheers everyone!!


  1. Not working on my Samsung ARM chromebook. I’m hearing the same from a lot of other people.

  2. Hmmm…seems to not be working on the Chromebook 11…

  3. I have updated the post guys.. it doesn’t work on ARM Chromebooks yet.

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