Apple Music has revolutionized the way people used to consume music and entertainment on smartphones. By including music in Apple eco-system, it seems that there is nothing more a consumer can ask from Apple.

Apple offers a bewildering collection of songs in different genres that interest every age group. If you have subscribed for Apple Music, you must have created large playlists on each genre.

How to Use Playlists in Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

And now you want to edit the playlists. So what if you want to access playlist on your iPhone or iPad, create a new playlist, add tracks to a playlist, reorder tracks on a playlist and other such things?

We have listed number of contents that provide quick information on how you can make the most of playlists you have created in your Apple Music. Please note that you should be running iOS 8.4 and later on your Apple device.

How to Use Apple Music Playlists on iPhone and iPad

How to Access Playlists in Apple Music on iPhone/iPad

First off, launch Apple Music app on your iPhone/iPad → Tap on My Music from the bottom right corner of iPhone → Now tap on Playlist tab at the top (If you are using iPad, tap the Playlist at the bottom.)

Access Playlists in Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

How to Play a Playlist in Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

There are three ways you can play any playlist.

Method #1. Simply tap on the name of a playlist you want to play quickly.

Tap on Playlist Name in Apple Music on iDevice

Method #2. Second method is tapping on “More” button (ellipsis); tap on Play Next to add it to the beginning of Up Next queue.

Tap on Play Next in Apple Music on iPhone

Method #3. Or you can tap on More button and then tap Add to Up Next to add to the end of your Up Next queue.

Tap on Add to Up Next in Apple Music on iDevice

How to Create New Playlist in Apple Music on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Tap on New Playlist while you are on Playlists screen of Apple Music.

Tap on Add New Playlist in Apple Music

Step #2. Give a title to the list.

Add Title to Apple Music Playlist

Step #3. If you want to set a thumbnail, tap on Camera icon.

Choose Photo for Apple Music PlaylistChoose Thumbnail for Playlist

Step #4. After adding title and thumbnail, you can add description by tapping on Add Description, which is below thumbnail option.

Add Description for Apple Music Playlist

Step #5. Now start adding songs by tapping on Add Songs button.

Tap on Add Songs in Playlist

Step #6. Finally, tap on Done from the top right corner of the screen.

Add Songs to Apple Music Playlist

How to Add Songs to a Playlist in Apple Music on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Tap on any playlist of your choice from the Playlists screen of Apple Music.

Tap on Any Playlist in Apple Music

Step #2. Now tap on Edit button.

Tap on Edit in Playlist in Apple Music

Step #3. Tap on Add Songs button.

Tap on Add Songs in Playlist in Apple Music

Step #4. Search or browse the track you want to add → Tap on “+” button to add the track → Tap on Done button from the top right corner.

Add Songs to Existing Playlist in Apple Music

If you want to add track from anywhere in Apple Music:

Tap More button located on the right to any track you wish to add → Tap on Add to Playlist → Tap select the playlist you want to add that song to.

How to Add Any Song to Playlist in Apple Music

How to Reorder Tracks on a Playlist in Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Tap on the playlist you want to reorder → Tap on Edit button.

Tap on Edit in Playlist in Apple Music

Step #3. Tap and hold the grabber button seen on the right of the track you want to shuffle → You can now drag the track to the position you want to place it → Finally, tap on Done seen on the top right corner of screen.

Change the Order of Songs in Playlist in Apple Music

How to Removing Tracks from Playlist in Apple Music on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Tap on a playlist you want to remove song from → Tap on Edit button.

Tap on Edit in Playlist in Apple Music

A red button will appear on the left of all songs listed in playlist.

Step #2. Tap on that red button → Now tap on Delete button.

Delete Songs from Apple Music Playlist

How to Delete a Playlist from Apple Music on iPhone and iPad

You may have created more than one playlists in your Apple Music; to delete any playlist, follow the steps:

Step #1. Tap on Playlists from My Music in Apple Music app.

Step #2. From the playlists, tap on ellipsis (…) next to the playlist you want to delete.

Tap on Ellipsis Next to Playlist Name in Apple Music

A menu with some options will swipe up from the bottom of your device’s screen.

Step #3. Tap on Delete from My Music option.

Tap on Delete from My Music in Playlist

You will be prompted to confirm the action.

Step #4. Tap again on Delete from My Music to confirm.

Delete Playlist from Apple Music on iPhone

Alternatively you can open the playlist you want to delete → tap on ellipsis (…) → tap on Delete from My Music → Tap again on Delete from My Playlist to confirm deletion.

How to Delete Playlist from Apple Music

How to Create a Genius Playlist in Apple Music on iPhone/iPad

Genius Playlist is managed by Apple, which keeps track of songs you frequently listen to and how you rate those songs. If you want to create Genius playlist in Apple Music on your iPhone or iPad, first you need to turn it on from Settings of your iOS device. We have already shared a tutorial to create Genius playlist for iOS 8 users.

Step #1. Open Settings app → Tap on Music.

Tap on Settings Then Music on iPhone

Step #2. Toggle Genius option ON from under the LIBRARY section.

Toggle On Genius in Apple Music on iPhone

Now, you can create Genius playlist.

Tap on ellipsis (…) on the right of any song; A menu will swipe up with many options → Tap on Create Genius List.

Create Genius Playlist in iPhone Music App

Ensure that you have number of tracks of similar genre or music to create Genius list.

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