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Create a playlist
Playlists can include any songs, artists, albums and genres from your Zune music collection. You can listen to your playlists on your computer, or you can sync them to a Zune player or Windows Phone and play them on that device.
Songs are played in the order they were added. You can edit the playlist to change the order, or you can shuffle your playlists to listen to songs in a random order.
To create a playlist:
If you have more than one playlist, a pop-up menu displays your playlists. Drop the item onto the playlist you want.
Or, you can right-click an item, like an album or a song, click Add to playlist, select the playlist and then click OK.Create an autoplaylist
Autoplaylists are updated dynamically, based on the criteria you select. Here’s how to create one:
You can find your new autoplaylists under Autoplaylists with your other playlists.
Edit a playlist
Sync a playlist from your computer to a Zune player or Windows Phone
The next time you turn on your device, you’ll see your new playlist.
Sync a playlist from a Zune player or Windows Phone to your computer
To see your playlists:
The following table summarises what you can do with playlists and autoplaylists.
|See what's in a playlist or an autoplaylist||Click the playlist or autoplaylist title.|
|Rename a playlist or an autoplaylist||Right-click the playlist or autoplaylist title, click Rename, and then type the new name.|
|Delete songs from a playlist||Right-click a song title, and then select Remove from playlist.|
|Change the order of songs in a playlist||Drag songs up or down within the playlist.|
|Change the order of songs in an autoplaylist||Click an autoplaylist, and then click edit autoplaylist. Under Arrange songs, select a new setting.|
|Sync playlists or autoplaylists to your Zune device||Drag one or more playlists or autoplaylists to the Device icon, located in the lower-left corner of the page.|
|Burn playlists or autoplaylists to CD||Drag one or more playlists or autoplaylists to the Burn icon, located in the lower-left corner of the page.|
|Play a playlist or an autoplaylist||Double-click the playlist or autoplaylist title.|
|Locate playlist or autoplaylist songs in your collection||Right-click a song, then click View in collection.|
|Shuffle a playlist||Play the playlist and turn on shuffle.|
|Repeat a playlist||Play the playlist and turn on repeat.|
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