Create and manage music playlists

You can add, reorder, and remove songs, albums, and playlists through the Google Play Music app Google Play Music Icon or the Google Play Music web player (play.google.com/music/). You can add up to 1,000 songs to a playlist.

After creating playlists, they'll be available on the Playlists tab on your computer and mobile devices when signed in to the Google Play Music app.

Create a playlist or add to an existing playlist

On your mobile device
  1. Open the Play Music app Google Play Music Icon.
  2. Touch the Menu icon Menu next to an album, song, or playlist.
  3. Select Add to playlist.
    • If you'd like to create a new playlist, touch "New playlist" and add a name for your playlist.
    • If you'd like to add music to an existing playlist, select the playlist's name from the list.
On your computer
  1. Visit the Google Play Music web player.
  2. Hover over any song or album and click the Menu icon Menu.
  3. Move your mouse over Add to Playlist.
    • If you'd like to create a new playlist, click "New playlist" and add a name for your playlist.
    • If you'd like to add music to an existing playlist, select the playlist's name from the list.

You can also add a new playlist by clicking the Add icon Google Play Music Add next to Playlists on the main navigation bar.

Remove, reorder, or delete songs or full playlists

On your mobile device
  1. Open the Play Music app Google Play Music Icon.
  2. Touch Menu Google Play Music Menu icon > Playlists.
  3. Select the playlist you'd like to change.
    • To remove a song from a playlist, touch the Menu icon Menu next to the song you'd like to remove and select Delete.
    • To rearrange a song inside a playlist, touch and hold the song title to drag it to your desired position.
    • To delete a playlist, touch the playlist's Menu icon Menu > Delete playlist.
On your computer
  1. Visit the Google Play Music web player.
  2. Under Playlists on the left side of the screen, click the playlist you'd like to change.
    • To remove a song from a playlist, hover over a song, click the Menu icon Menu, and select Remove from playlist.
    • To rearrange a song inside a playlist, click and drag a song to your desired position.