Nokia 5230 - How do I use the music player on my Nokia device?

  1. Select Menu > Music > Music player. You may have to refresh the music and podcast libraries after you have updated the song or podcast selection in your device. To add all available items to the library, select Options > Refresh library.
  2. Select categories to navigate to the song or podcasts you want to hear.
  3. To play an item, select the item from the list.
  • To pause playback, tap ||; to resume, tap |>.
  • To fast-forward or rewind, tap and hold >>| or |<<.
  • To go to the next item, tap >>|. To return to the beginning of the item, tap |<<. To skip to the previous item, tap |<< again within 2 seconds after a song or podcast has started.
  • To turn random play on or off, select Options > Shuffle play.
  • To repeat the current item, all items, or to turn repeat off, select Options > Repeat. If you play podcasts, shuffle and repeat are automatically turned off.
  • To adjust the volume, press the volume key.
  • To modify the tone of the music playback, select Options > Equaliser.
  • To modify the balance and stereo image or to enhance the bass, select Options > Settings.
  • To return to the home screen and leave the player playing in the background, press the end key.
  • To close the player, select Options > Exit.

PlaylistsSelect Menu > Music > Music player > Playlists.- To view details of the playlist, select Options > Playlist details.To create playlist select:

  1. Options > New playlist.
  2. Enter a name for the playlist, and select OK.
  3. To add songs now, select Yes; or to add the songs later, select No.
  4. If you select Yes, select artists to find the songs you want to add to the playlist. Select Add to add items. To show the song list under an artist title, select Expand. To hide the song list, select Collapse.
  5. When you have made your selections, select Done.
  • If a compatible memory card is inserted, the playlist is saved to the memory card.
  • To add more songs later, when viewing the playlist, select Options > Add songs.
  • To add songs, albums, artists, genres, and composers to a playlist from the different views of the music menu, select an item and Options > Add to playlist > Saved playlist or New playlist.
  • To remove a song from a playlist, select Options > Remove. This does not delete the song from the device; it only removes it from the playlist.
  • To reorder songs in a playlist, select the song you want to move, and Options > Reorder list. To grab a song and drop it to a new position, select the song in the desired position and Drop. To finish reordering the playlist, select Done.

Warning: Listen to music at a moderate level. Continuous exposure to high volume may damage your hearing. Do not hold the device near your ear when the loudspeaker is in use, because the volume may be extremely loud.Music player supports file formats such as AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, and WMA. Music player does not necessarily support all features of a file format or all the variations of file formats. You can also use Music player to listen to podcasts. Podcasting is the method for delivering audio or video content over the internet using either RSS or Atom technologies for playback on mobile devices and computers. You can transfer music from other compatible devices to your device.