iPad - Playlists

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When you sync a Genius Mix, iTunes may select and sync songs from your library that you haven’t
specifically chosen to sync.
Play a Genius Mix: Tap Playlists, then tap one of the Genius Mixes at the top of the playlists.
Make a Genius playlist: Play a song, then tap at the top of the screen.
The Genius Playlist is added to your playlists, following the Genius Mixes.

Save a Genius playlist

View your Playlists, tap Genius Playlist, than tap Save. The playlist is
renamed with the title of the song you picked.

Refresh a Genius playlist

In the playlist, tap Refresh.

Make a Genius playlist using
a different song

Play a song, then tap .

Delete a saved Genius playlist

Tap the playlist, then tap


Genius playlists created on iPad are copied to your computer when you sync with iTunes.

Note: Once a Genius playlist is synced to iTunes, you can’t delete it directly from iPad. Use iTunes
to edit the playlist name, stop syncing, or delete the playlist.


You can create and edit your own playlists on iPad, or edit playlists synced from iTunes on
your computer.
Create a playlist: View Playlists, then tap New near the top of the screen. Enter and save a title,
select songs and videos to include, then tap Done.
When you make a playlist and then sync iPad to your computer, the playlist is synced to your
iTunes library.
Edit a playlist: View Playlists and select the playlist. Tap Edit, then:
To add more songs: Tap Add Songs.
To delete a song: Tap . Deleting a song from a playlist doesn’t delete it from iPad.
To move a song higher or lower in the list: Drag .
Your edits are copied to the playlist in your iTunes library, either the next time you sync iPad with
your computer, or wirelessly via iCloud if you’ve subscribed to iTunes Match.

Delete a playlist

In Playlists, touch and hold the playlist, then tap


Delete a song from iPad

In Songs, swipe the song, then tap Delete.
The song is deleted from iPad, but not from your iTunes library on your
Mac or PC.


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