Listen to music on your mobile device

Google Play Music brings you a comprehensive service with a store where you can buy new music, a locker to store your collection and a subscription (in available countries) to listen to music on all of your devices.

To find playback and library options, use the Menu icons Menu (depending on your device, your Menu icon may look different) next to your music.

Listen Now

Find music personalized just for you based on what you listen to.

My Library Playlists

Find playlists that you've made on Play Music.

Instant Mixes & Radio

Instant Mixes: Create mixes based on your favorite artists or songs.

Radio (with a subscription): Make stations based on your favorite artists or songs.


Review and change your Play Music app settings.

Play music

To play music, touch an album, song, playlist, or station you'd like to play. Once your music starts playing, you can control playback using the Now Playing bar at the bottom of the screen.

To show your playback options, touch the name of the song playing on the Now Playing bar or swipe the bar up.

  • On the Now Playing screen, select the Queue icon Google Play Music Queue to view and manage your queue.
  • To find more playback options, touch the Menu icon Menu next to a song.
  • To rearrange your queue, touch and hold the bar on the left of a song and drag it to your desired spot.
Control your music using Android Wear

When music is playing on your phone, you'll see a music card on your watch. You can pause, play, and skip tracks. You can't turn this card off.

For more information on listening to music on your watch, go to the Android Wear Help Center.

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