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.
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.)
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.
Method #2. Second method is tapping on “More” button (ellipsis); tap on Play Next to add it to the beginning of Up Next queue.
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.
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.
Step #2. Give a title to the list.
Step #3. If you want to set a thumbnail, tap on Camera icon.
Step #4. After adding title and thumbnail, you can add description by tapping on Add Description, which is below thumbnail option.
Step #5. Now start adding songs by tapping on Add Songs button.
Step #6. Finally, tap on Done from the top right corner of the screen.
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.
Step #2. Now tap on Edit button.
Step #3. Tap on Add Songs button.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You will be prompted to confirm the action.
Step #4. Tap again on Delete from My Music to confirm.
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 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.
Step #2. Toggle Genius option ON from under the LIBRARY section.
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.
Ensure that you have number of tracks of similar genre or music to create Genius list.