If you have no idea how to make a playlist on Apple Music, this guide is for you.
Music lovers often find themselves curating the perfect playlists to match their moods or occasions, and with Apple Music, you have a versatile tool at your fingertips.
Whether you're on the go with your iPhone or enjoying the convenience of your MacBook, this guide will walk you through the simple steps to make a playlist on Apple Music.
How to make a playlist on Apple Music
The process of creating a playlist on Apple Music varies slightly between MacBook and iPhone. To ensure you can make a playlist regardless of your device, we'll provide step-by-step instructions for both MacBook and iPhone.
How to make a playlist on Apple Music on iPhone
- On your iPhone, open Apple Music
- Go to the "Library" tab and select "Playlists"
- Tap "New Playlist"
- Give a title to the playlist as well as a description and a picture. Tap "Done" once you are finished.
- Tap "Add Music" to add songs to your playlist
Alternatively, you can tap and hold any song or album and select "Add to Playlist" to add them to your newly created playlist.
How to make a playlist on Apple Music on Macbook
- On your Macbook, open Apple Music
- In the menu bar, choose File > New > Playlist
- Give your playlist a name, and you are done
To add to this playlist on a Macbook, drag songs to it in the sidebar. Alternatively, you can right-click any song or album and select "Add to Playlist".
Why can't I create a playlist on Apple Music?
If you can't create a playlist on Apple Music, it is typically due to either not having an active paid Apple Music subscription or not having the 'Sync Library' feature enabled in your Apple Music settings.
Additionally, if you've recently joined an "Apple Music Family" subscription, please note that it might take a few days for your Apple Music account to become "active." Until your account is considered active, you won't be able to create playlists or add items to your library.
And with that, we are wrapping up our guide on how to make a playlist on Apple Music. Before you head off, check out how to do karaoke on Apple Music, and learn how to resolve the Apple Music SSL error if it happens to occur.