ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Understanding the Concept of Playlist in iPhone 5S

Updated on October 23, 2013
Source
Source

I am sure most of you will be aware of the playlist concept in an iPhone. This hub is targeted towards those who don’t have any idea about it. So let’s start.

How to work with Playlists?

If you want to organize the music then you can create playlists. In order to make a new playlist “tap” New Playlist on the top of the list, now you can enter a title. For adding videos or songs “tap” +.

How to edit a playlist?

  • For editing a playlist you need to first select a playlist then you should “tap” Edit. Now you can perform the following task:
  • In order to add songs to the playlist you should “tap” +.
  • For removing a song from the iPhone “tap” Songs and then “swipe” the song, next “tap” Delete. By doing this the song gets deleted from the iPhone but it remains in the iTunes library on the computer and also in the iCloud.
  • For deleting a song from the playlist you should “tap” the symbol shown in the “figure A,” next “tap” Remove. Removing a song from the playlist won’t delete the song from your iPhone.
  • Whenever you sync your iPhone with the computer the changed and the new playlists are automatically copied to the iTunes library. This process also takes place through iCloud only if you have subscribed to iTunes Match.
  • For changing the order of the song you should drag the symbol shown in the “figure B”
  • For deleting or clearing a playlist you should select a playlist then “tap” Delete or Clear.

Source
Source
Source

What is Genius?

Genius is a free service in which the songs from the music library are added into a playlist such a playlist is known as a Genius playlist. To use this service you need to have an Apple ID.

When same kind of music is recreated from the music library then such selection of songs is termed as a Genius Mix.

How to use Genius?

On the PC turn-on Genius and then with iTunes sync the iPhone. The music can be manually managed but automatically the “Genius Mixes’ are synced.

How to browse and play Genius Mixes?

To browse and play Genius Mixes when Genius is not visible you should first “tap” More and then you should “tap” Genius. If Genius is visible then just “tap” Genius. Now you can “swipe” right or left for accessing the mixes. For playing a mix just tap the symbol shown in the “figure C.”

How to make a Genius playlist?

  • To make a Genius playlist, you need to first view playlists, next “tap” Genius Playlist and then select a song.
  • You can also make a Genius playlist from the “Now Playing” screen by “tapping” Create and then “tap” Genius Playlist.
  • “Tap” New and then pick a song in order to replace the playlist with a different song.
  • To delete a saved Genius playlist you need to “tap” the Genius playlist and then “tap” Delete.
  • “Tap” Refresh in order to refresh the playlist.
  • When you sync with iTunes you can copy the Genius playlists from the iPhone to the computer. Now this playlist can’t be deleted directly from the iPhone. You will have to use iTunes in order to delete the playlist, edit the name of the playlist, or to stop syncing.
  • “Tap” Save in order to save the playlist. The playlist gets saved along with the song title that you have picked and it is marked by the symbol shown in the “Figure D.”

Functions of iPhone are:

See results

Rate this Hub

See results

This hub provides general information about an iPhone and it is applicable to iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4.

Give me your views about this hub. You can share this hub on any social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Will be back with another article, so keep visiting my hub page.

You might be interested in reading:

The Four Best Back Building Exercises

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • profile image

      rk 

      6 years ago

      moving the song using the 3 gray lines: for some reason, after doing it, the song goes back to its original position. any way to fix this?

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://corp.maven.io/privacy-policy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)