How To Use Playlists In Music App - HTC One M8

How To Use Playlists In Music App - HTC One M8
How To Use Playlists In Music App - HTC One M8

Learn how to use Playlists In Music App on your HTC One M8. Personalize your music experience by creating music playlists. Make a playlist containing just your favorite songs or create one to match your mood for the day.

You can make as many playlists as you like.

  • Open the Music app.
  • Swipe to the Playlists tab.
  • Tap + icon, and then enter a playlist name.
  • To add songs, tap+ icon beside the title text box, browse your music collection, and then tap a song to add. Repeat this step to add more songs.
  • You can also:
    • Rearrange songs: Press and hold List icon next to the song title you want to move, and then drag it to its new position.
    • Delete songs: Select the songs you want to remove from the playlist.
    • Change playlist name: Type the new name of the playlist in the title text box.
  • Tap Save.

You'll find newly created playlists on the Music app's Playlists tab. To edit or delete a playlist you've created, from the Playlists tab, tap a playlist to open it, and then tap Menu icon > Edit playlist or Delete.

Adding a song to the queue

While playing a song, you can also browse other tracks stored on HTC One. Add a song or an album to the queue so it plays when the current playlist has finished playing.

  • While a song is playing, browse for other tracks.
  • Do any of the following:
    • Browse for the album or playlist that you want, press and hold it, and then tap Add to queue.
    • Browse for an artist or song, and then tap . . . > Add to queue.

The songs you've added appear on the Queue tab.

Updating album covers and artist photos

To save on data usage, you might want to connect to a Wi-Fi network when updating your album covers and artist photos. In Music settings, select Wi-Fi only.

  • Open the Music app.
  • Swipe to the Artists or Albums tab.
  • Tap Menu icon > Update artist photos or Update album art.

If you want HTC One to automatically check and update your music collection, tap Menu icon on the Music app's main screen, and then tap Settings. Select Album art and Artist photos.

Setting a song as a ringtone

Pick a song from your Music library and set it as your ringtone or as ringtone for a favorite contact.

  • Open the Music app.
  • Play the song that you want to set as a ringtone.
  • Tap Menu icon > Set as ringtone.
  • Tap Phone ringtone or Contact ringtone. If you select Contact ringtone, choose the contacts you want to associate the ringtone with.

Trimming an MP3 ringtone

Use the Music app's ringtone trimmer if you want to set only a part of the song as ringtone.

  • When you find the song that you want, tap Menu icon > Set as ringtone > Trim the ringtone.
  • Drag the trim sliders icon to the part where you want the ringtone to begin and end. For a more precise trimming, tap the left or right arrow buttons. Time markers indicate where you are on the song.
  • When you're done trimming, tap Set as.
  • Choose whether to set your trimmed song as your Phone ringtone or Contact ringtone.


  • You can see your new ringtone in the phone settings. Go to Settings > Sound > Ringtone.

Viewing song lyrics

Love a song so much that you want to sing along? HTC One gives your music an extra kick with song lyrics and cool music visualizations.


To save on data usage, connect to a Wi-Fi network when downloading lyrics. In Music settings, select Wi-Fi only.

  • Open the Music app.
  • Browse to the song you want to play and tap it.
  • Swipe to the Visualizer tab to view the lyrics. Song lyrics appear onscreen if content has been successfully downloaded.

Note: Want a different visual for your music? Tap Menu icon > Scene and select a scene. If you want the scene to change for every song, select Random.

  • Tap the screen to display the lyrics in full screen.
  • To jump to another part of the song, tap the screen to make the progress bar appear. Press and drag your finger across the progress bar, or press and hold Forward icon or Previous icon.

Note: Not all languages are supported.

Finding music videos on YouTube

It's easy to find music videos of the song youre listening to on YouTube. On the Now playing screen, tap Menu icon > Search > YouTube.

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