Customize your music

You can explore new music and customize your listening experience with the YouTube Music app. Each song or playlist that you listen to becomes a radio station that you can personalize.

Customize your YouTube Music library

For even more customized music, sign in to YouTube Music with your Google Account. You'll instantly get recommendations based on music you've listened to on YouTube.

Library

Access your Library from anywhere in the YouTube Music app by tapping Library  at the bottom of your screen. Here, you can see all of your music organized into different categories:

  • Downloads
  • Playlists
  • Albums
  • Songs
  • Artists 
  • Subscriptions

When you are viewing a made for kids video, song, or an artist detail page, the Menu  options will be different than what is displayed on other content. You will not be able to add this content to a playlist, to your liked songs, or share it. 

Songs

You can add songs to your library by tapping Menu  and then Add to library. If you add a song to your Library, the song artist will appear in the Artists section of your Library.

Albums

You can add an entire album to your library. Start by searching for the album that you want to add, then:

  1. Tap Menu .
  2. Tap Add album to library.

Or you can add an album to your library from the album details page by clicking the  icon. 

If you add an album to your Library, all individual songs within that album will appear in the Songs section of your Library. The album artist will appear in the Artists section of your Library.

Like or dislike music

Tap Like or Dislike on songs that are playing to customize your station. Music that you like will appear in “Your Likes” playlist, found in the Playlists section of your Library tab  . Songs you've liked will also appear in the Songs section of your Library.

Unliking a song will not automatically remove it from your Library. To remove a song or album from your library:

  1. Tap the Library tab .
  2. Find the song or album you want to remove.
  3. Tap more  next to the song or album.
  4. Tap Remove from library.

To download your Liked songs:

  1. Tap the Library tab .
  2. Tap Playlists.
  3. Tap Your Likes
  4. Tap More .
  5. Tap Download .

If you are viewing a made for kids video or song, you will not be able to use the like or dislike buttons. 

Explore other music

You can learn more about the song you're listening to and find covers, remixes, and live performances of it by tapping Info next to the song title.

Playlists

You can create playlists in the YouTube Music app and on YouTube. Your playlists will show up in the Library tab of the YouTube Music app, along with any stations you've saved. Learn more about creating a playlist in the YouTube Music app.

Sort your music

You can sort music content in your Your Music app library alphabetically, reverse alphabetically, and by recently added. Find the music you’re looking for anytime, anywhere with a quick sort of your playlist, library, or downloads.

Recommendations in YouTube Music

Your recommendations and search results are also based on videos that you’ve liked and playlists that you’ve created in YouTube Music and YouTube. You can remove liked videos and edit or delete playlists to influence your recommendations and search results.

Manage your history

To manage your history:
  1. Select your profile picture.
  2. Select History  .
  3. Select More  next to the song you want to remove.
  4. Select Remove from watch history.

Pause your history

To pause your history:

  1. Select your profile picture.
  2. Select Settings  .
  3. Select Privacy & location.
  4. Switch on Pause watch history or Pause search history.

Delete your history

To delete your history:

  1. Select your profile picture.
  2. Select Settings  .
  3. Select Privacy & location.
  4. Select Manage watch history or Manage search history and follow the instructions.
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