Select Menu > Media > Music player.

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.

Play a song

Select Menu > Media > Music player.

To add all available songs to the music library, select Options > Refresh library.

To play a song, select the desired category, and the song.

To pause playback, press the scroll key; to resume, press the scroll key again. To stop playback, scroll down.

To fast-forward or rewind, press and hold the scroll key to the right or left.

To skip to the next item, scroll right. To return to the beginning of the item, scroll left. To skip to the previous item, scroll left again within 2 seconds after a song has started.

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 briefly.

Warning: Continuous exposure to high volume may damage your hearing. Listen to music at a moderate level, and do not hold the device near your ear when the loudspeaker is in use.


To view and manage playlists, select Music library > Playlists.

To create a new playlist, select Options > New playlist.

To add songs to the playlist, select the song and Options > Add to playlist > Saved playlist or New playlist.

To reorder songs in a playlist, scroll to the song you want to move, and select Options > Reorder playlist.

Ovi Music

With Ovi Music (network service), you can search, browse, purchase, and download music to your device.

The Ovi Music service will eventually replace the Music store.

Select Menu > Media > Ovi Music.

To download music, you first need to register for the service.

Downloading music may involve additional costs and the transmission of large amounts of data (network service). For information about data transmission charges, contact your network service provider.

To access Ovi Music, you must have a valid internet access point in the device. You may be asked to select the access point to use when connecting to Ovi Music.

Select the access point

Select Default access point.

The availability and appearance of Ovi Music settings may vary. The settings may also be predefined and you may not be able to modify them. When browsing Ovi Music, you may be able to modify the settings.

Modify Ovi Music settings

Select Options > Settings.

Ovi Music is not available for all countries or regions.

Transfer music from a computer

You can use the following methods to transfer music:

  • To install Nokia Ovi Player to manage and organise your music files, download the PC software from, and follow the instructions.

  • To view your device on a computer as a mass memory device where you can transfer any data files, make the connection with a compatible USB data cable or Bluetooth connectivity. If you are using a USB data cable, select Mass storage as the USB connection mode. A compatible memory card must be inserted in the device.

  • To synchronise music with Windows Media Player, connect a compatible USB data cable, and select PC Suite as the USB connection mode. A compatible memory card must be inserted in the device.

To change the default USB connection mode, select Menu > Ctrl. panel > Connectivity > USB and USB connection mode.

Preset frequency settings

Select Menu > Media > Music player and Options > Go to Now playing > Options > Equaliser.

To use a preset frequency setting when playing music, select the frequency setting you want to use and Options > Activate.

To modify the frequency of a preset setting, select Options > Edit and a frequency band, and scroll up or down to adjust its value. You hear your frequency adjustment immediately in the playback.

To reset the frequency bands to their original values, select Options > Reset to defaults.

To create your own frequency setting, select Options > New preset.

Enter a name for the frequency setting.

Scroll up or down to move between the frequency bands, and set the frequency for each band.