How to Make an Apple Music Playlist in the iPhone 7 Music App

The Apple Music service that is available on your iPhone gives you access to a very large library of songs.

These songs can be downloaded and saved to your iPhone, and you can play them in a number of different ways.

One helpful tool that you can use to customize a list or group of songs on the device is a playlist.

The playlist feature on your iPhone allows you to group songs into a list that you curate; then you can choose to play that playlist.

Your iPhone will then play those songs in order or shuffle through them, based on your current settings. Our tutorial below will show you how to create a playlist on your iPhone 7.

Creating a New Playlist on an iPhone 7

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10. Note that you can edit playlists after they have been created, either by removing songs from the playlist or adding new ones. You do not need to create a complete playlist during the initial process of creating it.

Step 1: Open the Music app.

open the music app

Step 2: Tap Library at the bottom of the screen.

select the library tab

Step 3: Select the Playlists option.

select the playlists option

Step 4: Tap the New Playlist button.

select the new playlist option

Step 5: Give your playlist a name, then tap the green Add Music button.

add music to your playlist

Step 6: Search for a song that you would like to add to the playlist.

search for songs

Step 7: Tap the + icon to the right of the song that you wish to add to the playlist. Repeat steps 6 and 7 for each additional song that you want to put in the playlist.

add a song to the playlist

Step 8: Touch the red Done button at the top-right corner of the screen when you have finished adding songs to the playlist.

how to create an apple music playlist on an iphone 7

Now that you know how to create a playlist in the Apple Music app on your iPhone 7, you an start creating customized lists of songs that you can listen to in the app.

Do you have an Apple Watch, and you would like to be able to save music to the device so that you don’t need to play the music from your iPhone? Click here and learn more about how your Apple Watch can interact with Apple Music.

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