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 a method for delivering audio or video content over the internet using either RSS or Atom technologies for playback on cellular phones and computers.

Listen to music at a moderate level. Continuous exposure to high volume may damage your hearing.

Play music

Select Menu > Music > Music player.

Browse songs

Select the desired view. You can browse songs by artist, album, genre, or composer.

Play a song

Select the song.

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

Pause and resume playback

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Fast-forward or rewind a song

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Tip: When listening to music, you can return to the home screen and leave the Music player application playing in the background.

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 Menu > Music > Music player.

  1. Select Playlists.

  2. Select Options > New playlist.

  3. Enter a name for the playlist, and select OK.

  4. Select the songs to add to the playlist, in the order you want them to play.

If a compatible memory card is inserted, the playlist is saved to the memory card.

Add a song to a playlist

Select and hold the song, and from the pop-up menu, select Add to playlist.

Remove a song from playlist

In the playlist view, select and hold the song, and from the pop-up menu, select Remove.

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

Play a playlist

Select Playlists and the playlist.

Tip: Music player automatically creates a playlist for the most played songs, recently played songs, and recently added songs.


Select Menu > Music > Music player and Podcasts.

Podcast episodes have three states: never played, partially played, and completely played. If the state is partially played, the episode plays from the last playback position the next time it is played. If the state is never played or completely played, the episode plays from the beginning.

Nokia Ovi Player

With Nokia Ovi Player, you can download music from Ovi Music, transfer your music to your device from your computer, and manage and organize your music files. To download Nokia Ovi Player, go to

You need an internet connection to download music.

Download, transfer, and manage music between your computer and cellular phone

  1. Open Nokia Ovi Player on your computer. If you want to download music, register or sign in.

  2. Connect your device to the computer with a compatible USB data cable.

  3. To select the connection mode on your device, select Media transfer.