Create, edit, and delete playlists on your Windows Phone 8

How to create a playlist

  1. Tap the Music tile or tap Music in your app list.
  2. Swipe left or right to the Collection pane, and then tap Playlists.
  3. Tap Add (the “plus” icon), name your playlist, choose to keep the playlist offline or not (if you have an Xbox Music Pass subscription), and then tap Accept (the checkmark icon).
  4. Add the songs you want in the playlist, and then tap Save (the floppy disk icon).

Or, from the artists, album, songs, or genres view, tap and hold an item. Select Add to…, and then select an existing playlist or create a new playlist to add the item to.

How to edit a playlist

  1. Tap the Music tile or tap Music in your app list.
  2. Swipe left or right to the Collection pane, and then tap Playlists.
  3. Tap the name of your playlist to open it.
  4. Edit the playlist:
    • To add songs to your playlist, tap Add (the “+” icon).
    • To select songs to download or to delete from your playlist, tap Select (the three horizontal bars icon).
    • To change the order of songs by dragging and dropping, tap Reorder (the two arrows icon).

How to change playlist settings

  • With the playlist open, tap More (the “…” icon).
    • Tap playlist settings to rename the playlist and determine whether the playlist should be stored offline or online (when you have an Xbox Music Pass subscription).

How to delete a playlist

  1. Tap the Music tile or tap Music in your app list.
  2. Swipe left or right to the Collection pane, and then tap Playlists.
  3. Tap and hold the playlist, and then tap Delete.

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