Thrilling information for followers of YouTube Music: the streaming services web site is present process a much-needed redesign. The brand new design will characteristic a collapsible aspect navigation drawer, just like the one discovered on YouTube.com. This can present faster entry to saved playlists for the roughly 80 million YouTube Music and Premium subscribers worldwide (as of September 2022, in keeping with the YouTube Weblog). As an alternative of the present prime app bar with Dwelling, Discover, and Library, these sections will now seem in a collapsible navigation drawer, making a seamless expertise.
As reported by 9to5Mac, the collapsible side-nav drawer permits customers (significantly within the US) to simply scroll by way of 50 current playlists, with Preferred Music and New (podcast) Episodes prioritized on the prime. This eliminates the necessity to click on by way of a number of sections to entry playlists. Moreover, a shortcut is offered to create new playlists extra effectively.
Hovering over a playlist reveals a play button for quick playback. If pressed, the complete playlist opens. Nevertheless, the collapsible characteristic is elective, and YouTube Music will bear in mind the consumers final open/shut state for future visits.
The app bar will now include a search area, offering customers with a handy approach to seek for songs, albums, artists, and podcasts. The Forged characteristic stays within the prime proper nook.