Music + videos

Create a playlist

Fill your phone with custom playlists of your favorite music, save them for later, and sync them back to your PC using the Zune software.

Playlists in the Music+Videos Hub
Your saved playlists in the Music+Videos Hub

To learn more about syncing, see Sync music, pictures, and videos.

To create a playlist

  1. On Start, tap Music+VideosMusic+Videos icon, flick to Zune, and then tap Music.

  2. Tap and hold an artist, album, song, genre, or even an existing playlist, then tap Add to now playing to add the music to a temporary queue.

  3. To create the playlist, you'll need to open the now playing queue by doing one of the following:

    • On Start, tap Music+VideosMusic+Videos icon, flick to History, then tap the album art of what's currently playing (or paused).
    • Press either the Volume UpVolume Up button or Volume DownVolume Down button button on the side of your phone. In the music control that appears at the top of the screen, tap the artist name.
  4. Under the album art, tap the song that's currently playing (or paused). This will take you to the now playing queue.

  5. Tap SaveSave icon, enter a name for your playlist, and then tap EnterEnter key.

To delete a playlist

  1. On Start, tap Music+VideosMusic+Videos icon, flick to Zune, and then tap Music.

  2. Flick to Playlists, tap and hold the playlist you want to delete, tap Delete, and then tap Yes.

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