How to Create a Playlist on iTunes

Go to the File menu, select New, and choose Playlist . Or, press Command+N on a Mac or Ctrl+N on a Windows computer. The new playlist appears in the Music Playlists section and the default name of Playlist is highlighted. Enter a descriptive name for the playlist and press Enter.

If you’re new to iTunes, you might be wondering how to create a playlist. Playlists are a great way to organize your music and have quick access to the songs you love. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a playlist in iTunes.

First, make sure you have iTunes open. If you don’t, go ahead and open it up. Now, let’s create a playlist. To do this, go to the bottom left of the iTunes window and click on the addition symbol. This will bring up a menu where you can select “Create a Playlist”. Once you do that, a new playlist will appear, labeled “Untitled Playlist”.

Now, let’s rename the playlist. Click on the name of the playlist and type in a new name. For this example, we’ll use “Test Playlist 1”. You can also hit enter or click off the name to save it.

Next, go to your music library by clicking on the “Music” tab at the top of the iTunes window. From here, you can select the songs you want to add to your playlist. To add a song to your playlist, simply click and drag it to the playlist. You can also select multiple songs by holding down the shift key and clicking on the first and last song you want to add. If you want to add a song that isn’t next to the other songs you’ve selected, hold down the command key and click on the song you want to add.

Once you’ve added all the songs you want to your playlist, you can play it, shuffle it, or repeat it by clicking on the playlist and selecting the options you want. You can also sync your playlist with your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad so you can access it on the go.

In conclusion, creating a playlist on iTunes is easy and can save you time by organizing your music. Whether you’re creating a workout playlist or a holiday playlist, you’ll have quick access to the songs you love. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below.


Why can't I create a new playlist in iTunes?
As long as your Apple Music account is not "active", we will not be able to create playlists or add elements to your library.
How do I add multiple songs to an iTunes playlist?
In iTunes select the first song you want to add, then hold down the Shift key then click the last song you want to add. This should highlight multiple songs, then you can add them to your playlist from there.