Drift Music is a free music streaming app for Android phones. The service does not require registration and subscription, but the highlight of the platform is the ability to listen to music offline without being connected to the Internet. This option is found only in paid plans from competitors such as Spotify and Deezer, for example. The ideal tool for those who have a limited franchise and want to save data. Importantly, the app is in beta, so it may stop working regularly due to updates and testing.
In the following tutorial, check out how to use Drift Music to listen to music. The procedure was performed on a Moto E4 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but the tips also apply to users of other devices with the Google system. Please note that the app is not available on the App Store, Apple's iPhone App Store (iOS).
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Learn how to use the Drift Music app to listen to free music. Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo
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Step 1. Install Drift Music on your phone from the TechTudo page. When you first open the app, select your favorite singers and bands and tap "Done". Music discovery will open. Swipe up to change music. Use the buttons at the bottom right to bookmark, comment and share;
Choose your favorite artists in the Drift Music app Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Tap the button in the upper right corner of the screen to open the options menu. You can download music for offline playback, enable replay, add to a playlist, access more artist songs, browse the music album, view lyrics on the screen, and other options;
Access the music options menu in the Drift Music app Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. On the Drift Music main screen, find suggestions for songs, albums and playlists. If you are looking for something specific, use the search by tapping the magnifying glass button in the upper right corner. When opening an album or playlist, download the songs or add them to a personal playlist if you prefer. To do this, tap on the right button of "Play all";
See suggestions for albums and playlists from the Drift Music app Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. The center button in the bottom bar displays the discovery of new music based on your personal tastes. Identical initial discovery operation: swipe up or down to move forward and backward, use the right buttons to bookmark, comment and share, and the button in the upper right corner to open the menu with the other options;
Browse the music discovery of the Drift Music app Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. On the last screen, the user can find the favorite, recently played, downloaded songs and also their playlists. If you wish, you can also create an account or log in to synchronize information between devices. Use the buttons in the upper right corner to access app notifications and settings such as audio quality and privacy settings.
Access the profile and settings of the app Drift Music Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Ready. Take advantage of tips for using Drift Music to listen to free music on your phone.
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