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Manage your Xbox Music collection on Windows Phone 8

Overview

You can manage your Xbox Music collection on Windows Phone 8 using:

Changes you make to your Xbox Music collection on Windows Phone 8 are reflected across all your devices.

Note To add or remove devices from your Xbox Music subscription, see Associate devices with your Xbox Music Pass to sync music.

Add music from the Xbox Music Store to your collection

  1. Tap the Music tile, or tap Music in your app list.
  2. Swipe left or right to the Get music pane.
  3. Tap Top music or Browse by genre.
  4. If you selected Browse by genre, select the genre that you want.
  5. Swipe left or right to either top songs or top albums.
  6. Tap and hold the song or album. Tap Add to… and then tap Collection. You can also tap New Playlist to create a new playlist or add the music to an existing playlist.

    Note You can also add an album by tapping the album to open it, tapping More (the ellipses icon in the lower-right corner), and then tapping Add to…

Download or buy music from the Xbox Music Store

  1. Tap the Music tile, or tap Music in your app list.
  2. Swipe left or right to the Get music pane and find an album or song you want to add.
  3. If you have an Xbox Music Pass subscription, tap the Download icon (an arrow pointing down) to add new music to your phone. Otherwise, tap the Buy icon (a shopping cart) to purchase the item.

Remove music from your collection

To delete a single song

  1. In the Songs pane, find the song you want to delete.
  2. Tap and hold the song, and then tap Delete.

To delete more than one song

  1. Tap Select (the icon with three lines).
  2. Select the songs to delete. You can also tap More (the ellipses icon) and then Select all to select all the songs, and then unselect the songs you want to keep.
  3. Tap Delete (the trash can icon).
  4. When you see the prompt “This will delete from your phone and cloud connection. Are you sure you want to delete?” tap Ok.

Stream music from your collection

To stream music from your collection on your phone:

  1. Swipe to the Songs pane.
  2. Tap showing near the top of the screen.
  3. Under FILTER BY, tap Streaming.

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