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Play saved music and videos

Play a music file or video

You can play saved music and videos on your Chromebook with its built-in player.

To play a saved file:

  1. Sign in to your Chromebook.
  2. Click the launcher Launcher.
  3. Select Files Files app.
  4. Double-click a file to open it in the media player.

Control the media player

Once you've opened a file in the media player, you can:

  • Play or pause by clicking Media player play icon or Media player pause icon 
  • Scan forward or backward by sliding the progress bar right or left
  • See your whole playlist by clicking Media player playlist icon
  • Skip backwards or forwards for audio files by clicking Media player skip back icon or Media player skip forward icon

You can adjust volume and audio output source (like headphones or speakers) from the status area, where your account picture appears.

Your Chromebook will automatically put all your audio files that are in the same folder in a playlist. To see all the files in the list, click the playlist icon Media player playlist icon.

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