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Using Play Music - Moto E (4th Gen Plus)

How do I use the music player?


Touch Image > Play Music

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Go back: When you open a song or artist list, touch Image in the top left to go back.

Set shuffle or repeat: During a song, touch the area next to the skip forward or backward icons to reveal the shuffle and repeat icons. Touch Image to shuffle and Image to repeat a song at the bottom. Touch Image once to repeat the current song list, or twice to repeat only the current song.

Adjust volume: Press the volume keys.

Adjust Audio effects: While you are playing a song you can adjust the Audio effects on  your device. Touch Menu  > Settings > Equalizer > Ensure Audio Effects are On > Adjust the Speaker or Wired Stereo settings. 

Hide the music player: To use another app while your music plays, touch Home Image. To return to the music player, flick down the status bar and touch the song title.
Tip: Control music playback from the home screen by adding the Google Play Music widget.

Playlists: Touch and hold a song in your library to add it to a playlist or show other options. To play, add to queue, delete, and rename a playlist, touch and hold its name in the music library.

Help: For more information, touch Apps Image> Play Music > Menu > Help.

Computer: To access your Google Play™ music from a computer, visit www.google.com/music.

During a flight: Press and hold the Power key, then touch Airplane mode to turn off all your network and wireless connections and listen to music during a flight.


Install the Google Play Music Manager

The Google Play Music Manager is a desktop application that allows you to upload your music to the cloud and download your entire library from the cloud to your computer. Once you’ve uploaded songs to Google Play, you can listen to your music anywhere that you have internet access.

From the Google Play Music Manager, you can:

  • Upload music from your iTunes library, Windows Media Player library, My Music folder, or folders of your choosing to Google Play
  • Choose to upload songs automatically or completely manually
  • Adjust the bandwidth available for uploading songs
  • View the progress of songs you’re uploading
  • Download any of the songs that you previously uploaded to your music library, as well as any song you purchased from the Google Play store

You can install the Google Play Music Manager at https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#manager_pl


Uploading songs to Google Play Using the Google Play Music Manager

After installing the Google Play Music Manager, you can access it by clicking the Google Play Music Manager iconImage in your system tray at the bottom right of your screen (Windows), menu bar in the upper right corner (Mac) or notifications area (Linux).

To upload songs to Google Play, click the Google Play Music Manager icon Imagein your system tray at the bottom right of your screen (Windows), menu bar in the upper right corner (Mac) or notifications area (Linux) and click 'Upload’.

If you’d like to change the location that the Google Play Music Manager uploads music from, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click the Google Play Music Manager icon in your system tray at the bottom right of your screen (Windows), menu bar in the upper right corner (Mac) or notifications area (Linux) to access the Google Play Music Manager.
  2. Select the ’Advanced’
  3. Click ’Change’ and select your preferred location.

I only want to upload specific music from my library

You can choose to only upload specific playlists from iTunes or Windows Media Player, or upload music from folders of your choosing. To do so, please follow the instructions below.

Uploading music from specific playlists:

When syncing playlists with iTunes, deleting the playlist in iTunes will also remove the playlist from your Google Play music library.

  1. Click the Google Play Music Manager icon in your system tray at the bottom right of your screen (Windows), menu bar in the upper right corner (Mac) or notifications area (Linux) to access the Google Play Music Manager.
  2. From the 'Upload' tab, select 'Choose by playlist.'
  3. Check the box next to the playlist(s) you'd like to upload music from.
  4. Click 'Upload.'

The ‘Choose by playlist’ option won’t appear unless you’re uploading music from Windows Media Player or iTunes. If you’d like to change the location that you’re uploading music from, select the ’Advanced’ tab in the Google Play Music Manager and click ’Change’.

Uploading music from folders of your choosing:

  1. Click the Google Play Music Manager icon in your system tray at the bottom right of your screen (Windows), menu bar in the upper right corner (Mac) or notifications area (Linux) to access the Google Play Music Manager.
  2. Select Advanced and then Change.
  3. Click Other folders, and select a folder from which you would like to upload music.
  4. Click Continue.

The ‘Add folder’ option won’t appear unless you’re uploading music from ’Other folders’. If you’d like to change the location that you’re uploading music from, select the ’Advanced’ tab in the Google Play Music Manager and click ’Change’.

If you attempt to upload a library containing over 20,000 songs, the Google Play Music Manager will prioritize songs based on a combination of your listening preferences and ratings.

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