A week ago I wrote about my issues with Google Play Music. I added another one to the tally as I couldn't upload any music over the past couple of days. The uploader was stuck with no error message or way to cancel the queued uploads.
Seems a lot of people have had the same issue recently.
I tried the advice in the Reddit thread and it did clear the stuck uploader, but I couldn't get anything new to load. That was until I tried it in Firefox.
See I'd been doing this all in Chrome because, you know, it's all Google. Turns out that's rapidly turning from a 'pro' to a 'con'.
Opening Google Play Music in Firefox is a little slower than Chrome, but, it fixed some of the issues I was having:
- upload artwork where it's missing
- replace incorrect artwork
Downloading the Music Manager desktop app now uploads songs right away and gives me an error report if something fails, along with a reason why it failed.
Chrome never did this. Who knew there was a maximum file size for music - I didn't.
Could this mean, after many years, I switch back to Firefox as my default?