Nokia N8-00 - Music player

Music player

Learn how to play music and podcasts.

About Music player

qgn-menu-mp.jpg Select Menu > Music > Music player.

With the Music player application, you can listen to music and podcasts while on the move.

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Play music

Select Menu > Music > Music player.

  1. Select Options and the desired view. You can browse songs by song or album.

    In the album view, to browse the album covers, turn your device so it is horizontal, and swipe left or right.


  2. Select a song or album.

Tip: To listen to the songs in a random order, select qgn-indi-mup2-random.jpg.

Pause and resume playback

To pause playback, select qgn-indi-mup4-pause.jpg; to resume, select qgn-indi-mup4-play.jpg.

Fast-forward or rewind a song

Select and hold qgn-indi-mup4-forward.jpg or qgn-indi-mup4-rewind.jpg.


Tip: When listening to music, you can return to the home screen, leaving Music player application playing in the background."When listening to music, you can return to the home screen and leave the X application playing in the background." >> "To go to the home screen, leaving the music playing in the background, press the menu key" (or what is the action?) MS: Since this is an RC module, it was decided not to explain how to go to the home screen (because it is done differently in different devices) and to assume that having the instructions in the home screen module is enough.

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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 Menu > Music > Music player.

  1. Select Options > 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.

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 Options > Playlists and the playlist.

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

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Copy music from your PC

Do you have music on your PC that you want to listen on your device? Nokia Ovi Suite is the fastest way to transfer music on your device, and you can use it to manage and synchronize your music collection.

  1. Use a compatible USB data cable to connect your device to a compatible computer.

  2. On your device, select the notification area in the top right corner, and select qgn-stat-usb-uni.jpg > Media transfer.

  3. Open Nokia Ovi Suite on your computer, and follow the displayed instructions. For more information, see the Nokia Ovi Suite user guide.

Download the latest version of Nokia Ovi 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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