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Play music on your Chromebook

You can play music files and videos on your Chromebook or through the web. iTunes doesn't work on Chromebooks, but you can add music from iTunes to your Google Play Music library.

Play saved music files

  1. Sign in to your Chromebook.
  2. Click the Launcher Launcher.
  3. Search Files and click Files Files app.
  4. Select the folder that contains your music files.
  5. Double-click a music file to open it in the media player.
  6. To play or pause a file, click Play Play or Pause Pause.

Shuffle, skip, or repeat songs

After you've opened a file in the media player, you can use the following controls:

  • To see your whole playlist, click Playlist Playlist. (Your Chromebook will automatically put all your audio files that are in the same folder in a playlist.)
  • To shuffle music, click Shuffle Shuffle.
  • To skip backward or forward, click Previous Skip backor Next Skip forward.
  • To repeat the playlist, click Repeat Repeat.
  • To repeat a song immediately, double-click Repeat Repeat and you’ll see Repeat Song Repeat one song.

Store your music collection

You can store up to 50,000 songs and create playlists in Google Play Music.

  1. Go to Google Play Music.
  2. Sign in with your Google Account.
  3. Add your personal musical collection, including iTunes music, to Google Play Music. Learn how to add music.

Listen to music on the web

You can listen to music on the web with several streaming service options.

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