Google Play Music Scrobbling

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Scrobbling isn't officially supported by Google Play Music at the moment, however there are several excellent third party scrobblers you can try as well as our own Android app.

Desktop (Windows / OS X / Linux):

For Desktop users, we recommend the Google Play Music Desktop Player.  To connect your account, click on Desktop Settings -> LASTFM -> Log in to  The website will open in a separate window and ask if you want to connect your account to this application. Click 'Yes, allow access' and you're all set.

Alternatively, there are a number of browser extensions you can try:


Google Play Music scrobbling is supported via the official Android app, which you can download from the Google Play Store.  After signing in to your account, go to the app Settings and make sure that 'Other music apps' is enabled.  Whenever you listen to music on Google Play Music, you should see 'Now scrobbling' in the notification tray of your device.

There are other external Android scrobbling apps like Scroball and Pano Scrobbler that also work with Google Play Music. Last but not least a beta developer version is available for identifying related problems, see this staff posting.

Note: Some mobile devices (e.g Samsung Galaxy) feature an 'App Optimisation' or 'App power saving' option listed under your device's System / Battery settings.  This is known to interfere with background scrobbling and therefore we recommend disabling it for the app.


Google Play Music scrobbling is currently unsupported on iOS devices.  However we hope to add support for it in the future and are currently exploring various options to make this possible.  Please follow this article for updates on this.
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