Nokia N8-00 - Music player

Music player

Learn how to play music and podcasts.

About the music player

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Music player.

You can use your phone's music player to listen to music and podcasts while on the move.

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Play music

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Music player.

  1. Select Song icon, Artist icon, Album icon, or Genre icon to view songs, artists, albums, or genres.

  2. Select a song or album.

Tip: To listen to the songs in a random order, select Shuffle icon.

Pause and resume playback

To pause playback, select Pause icon; to resume, select Play icon.

Fast-forward or rewind a song

Select and hold Fast-forward icon or Rewind icon.

Play a song on repeat

Select Repeat icon.

Tip: When listening to music, you can return to the home screen, leaving the music playing in the background.

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Create a playlist

Want to listen to different music for different moods? With playlists, you can create selections of songs to play in a specific order.

Select qtg-toolbar-menu.jpg > Music player.

  1. Select and hold a song, album, or genre, then select Add to playlist.

  2. Select a playlist, or select New playlist to create a new one.

Play a playlist

Select Playlist icon and a playlist.

Remove a song from playlist

In the playlist view, select and hold the song, then select Remove.

This does not delete the song from the phone; it only removes it from the playlist.

Tip: Music player automatically creates a playlist for songs that are most played, recently played, never played, and recently added.

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Sync music between your phone and PC

Do you have music on your PC that you want to listen on your phone? Nokia Suite is the fastest way to copy music to your phone, and you can use it to manage and sync your music collection.

  1. Connect your phone to a compatible computer with a compatible USB cable.

  2. On your phone, swipe down from the notification area, then select USB > Nokia Suite.

  3. On your computer, open Nokia Suite. Make sure you have the latest version of Nokia Suite.

  4. Drag and drop your music to your phone. For more information, see the Nokia Suite help.

  5. In Music player, select Options icon > Music library > Refresh.

Download the latest version of Nokia Suite from

Some music files can be protected by digital rights management (DRM) and cannot be played on more than one device.

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