Create an instant mix

If you don't have a Google Play Music subscription, you can make instant mixes based on your favorite artists or songs in your library. You can see what's coming up next and skip ahead as often as you like.

As long as you're signed in to the same account, you can listen to your instant mixes on the Google Play Music web player, your mobile device, or Android TV.

Start a mix from music you like

To help Google Play Music create instant mixes with more music you like, you can rate songs by selecting the thumbs up and thumbs down icons thumbs down.

If you don't have enough music in your collection to create an instant mix from a selection, try creating a mix using a different song, artist, or album.

On your mobile device

From the Instant Mixes menu

  1. Open the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon.
  2. Touch Menu Google Play Music Menu icon > Instant Mixes.
  3. Near the top of the screen, touch Instant mix Instant mix.
  4. Search for an artist, song, or album in your library.

From a song, artist, or album page

  1. Open the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon.
  2. Touch Menu Google Play Music Menu icon > My Library.
  3. Swipe to select a song, album, or artist page.
  4. Touch Menu Menu > Start instant mix.
On Android TV
  1. Open the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon.
  2. Select an artist, album, song, or genre.
  3. Select Start Instant Mix.
On your computer
  1. Go to the Google Play Music web player.
  2. Select Menu Google Play Music Menu icon > My Library.
  3. Select a song, album, or artist page.
  4. Touch Menu Music 3-dots menu > Start instant mix.

Edit a mix

On your mobile device
  1. When a song is playing, touch the bar at the bottom of your app.
  2. Touch the music note icon Google Play Music Queue > Menu icon Menu.
  3. Review the options for that mix.
On your computer
  1. On the bottom of your screen, select the music note icon Google Play Music Queue.
  2. Hover over a song and select the Menu icon Menu.
  3. Review the options for that mix.

Delete an instant mix

On your mobile device
  1. Open the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon
  2. Touch Menu Google Play Music Menu icon > Instant Mixes.
  3. For the mix you want to delete, touch the Menu icon Menu > Delete.
On your computer
  1. Go to the Google Play Music web player.
  2. Select Menu Google Play Music Menu icon > Instant Mixes.
  3. Hover over the mix you want to delete.
  4. Touch the Menu icon Menu > Delete.

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