Create and manage music playlists

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

Using the Google Play Music app

After creating playlists, they'll be available on your app's Playlists tab across all your devices that use the Google Play Music app.

Add music to a playlist

  1. Touch the Menu icon next to an album, song, or playlist.
  2. 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.

Remove or reorder music on an existing playlist

  1. Visit Playlists.
  2. Select the playlist you'd like to change.
    • To remove a song from a playlist, touch the Menu icon next to the song you'd like to remove and select Remove from playlist.
    • To rearrange a song inside a playlist, touch and hold the Handle icon Google Play Bar to drag a song to your desired position.

Delete a playlist

To delete a playlist, open Playlists or visit the individual playlist you'd like you delete and touch the playlist's Menu icon > Delete playlist.

Using the Google Play Music web player

Add music to a playlist

  1. Visit the Google Play Music web player.
  2. Hover over any song or album and click the Menu icon.
  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 Google Play Music Add Add icon next to Playlists on the main navigation bar.

Remove or reorder music on an existing playlist

  • Under Playlists on the main navigation bar, click the playlist you'd like to change.
    • To remove a song from a playlist, hover over a song, click the Menu icon, and select Remove from playlist.
    • To rearrange a song inside a playlist, click and drag a song to your desired position.

Delete a playlist

To delete a playlist, move your mouse over the playlist's name you'd like to delete in the main navigation or over a playlist's main album art and click the Menu icon > Delete playlist.

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