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Music and videos on my Windows Phone

Windows Phone is loaded with all of your favorite media—from music to videos, podcasts, and more. In just a few taps, your favorite streaming or downloaded content will be delivered straight to your phone.

Music and videos on Windows Phone 8.1

It's as simple as ever to enjoy your favorite tunes, TV shows, movies, podcasts, and FM radio stations.

  • Xbox Music – Use the music app to find millions of songs to stream or download. Want to enjoy unlimited streaming and downloads? Give Xbox Music Pass a try. To learn more about Xbox Music and how to play music on your phone, go to Xbox.com.
  • Xbox Video – Buy and watch your favorite TV shows and movies with the video app. Watch a lot of TV? Check out Season Pass. To learn more about Xbox Video and how to play video on your phone, go to Xbox.com.
  • PodcastsSubscribe to podcasts and play them with the podcasts app.
  • FM radio – Plug in your headphones and use the FM radio app to surf the airwaves.

Music and videos on Windows Phone 8

If your phone is running Windows Phone 8, there are several ways to manage your media.

Music

  • Go to Music + Videos Hub. On Start Start button or in the App list, tap Music + Videos ‍‍Music icon. Swipe over to Xbox, and then tap Xbox Music Store.
  • Get the Xbox Music app from the Windows Phone Store. On Start Start button or in the App list, tap Store Store icon > Search Search icon, and then enter Xbox Music in the search bar.
  • Go to the Windows Phone Store. On Start Start button or in the App list, tap Store Store icon, and then tap Music, or tap Search Search icon and type a song title, album title, or artist name.
  • Sync music to your phone from your PC. For more info on how to move stuff over to your phone from your PC, see Sync music, ringtones, and podcasts using my computer and Copy my iTunes music to my phone.

Video

  • Get the Xbox Video app from the Windows Phone Store. Want to download videos directly onto your phone? You'll need to get the app. On Start Start button or in the App list, tap Store Store icon > Search Search icon, and then enter Xbox Video in the search bar.
  • Sync videos to your phone from your PC. For more info on how to move stuff over to your phone from your PC, see Sync photos and videos using my computer.

Podcasts

  • Go to the Windows Phone Store. On Start Start button or in the App list, tap Store Store icon, and then tap Podcasts, or tap Search Search icon and enter a podcast name or other related info.
  • Sync podcasts to your phone from your PC. For more info on how to move podcasts over to your phone from your PC, see Sync music, ringtones, and podcasts using my computer.

FM radio

You can listen to FM radio in the Music + Videos Hub. On Start Start button or in the App list, tap Music + Videos Music icon. Swipe over to Collection, and then tap Radio.

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