How to Create a Playlist on iPhone

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, Jan 06, 2015

When it's time to put on headphone or turn the speakers up to enjoy music, nothing beats having a well-selected playlist. You've just bought some music from iTunes, ripped some new CDs, or got wonderful songs from somewhere else, but how to create a new playlist on iPhone that meets your specific mood or needs?

It's an easy thing to create a playlist on iPhone 6s/6/5s/5, when you have this tool - FonePaw iOS Transfer. This tool empowers you to make and edit playlists on iPhone with ease. It  gives full support on all models of iPhone, iPad, and iPod, including the new iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro,iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4/3, iPod touch 6, etc.

Free download the trial version of FonePaw iOS Transfer to create playlists on iPhone.

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Way 1. Create Playlist Quickly with iOS Transfer
Way 2. Create Playlists on iPhone Directly

Way 1. Create Playlist Quickly with iOS Transfer

1. Run FonePaw iOS Transfer program

Download, install and run the program on your computer. It works well on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (32 bit or 64 bit).

Install FonePaw iOS Transfer on Computer

2. Connect iPhone to the computer with a USB cable

Connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cable. Your iPhone will be immediately detected. After that, you'll get the primary window like the screenshot shows below.

Connect iPhone to the Computer with a USB Cable

3. Create playlist on iPhone

Click "Playlist" in the left-hand column. All playlists are shown on the right. To make a new playlist, you can click "Add". Give it a name and then open it.

Creat Playlist on iPhone

To add songs from the computer to the new playlist, you need to click "Add". Choose those songs on your computer that you decide to add and click "Open". These songs will be added to the new playlist.

Add Music to the New Playlist

To add songs from that on your iPhone to the new playlist, please navigate to "Media" and "Music". Select songs on Music window and right click these songs. In the pull-down menu, choose "Add to playlist" and then add to new playlist.

Way 2. Create Playlists on iPhone Directly

1. Start playlist

Tap the Music icon > Playlist icon at the bottom of the screen > Select the option for New Playlist.

Start and Select the Option for New Playlist

2. Enter new playlist's name

Type a name for your new playlist, and then tap Save.

Create New Playlist on iPhone

3. Add songs to the new playlist

Tap the + next to a song name to add the song to your playlist. When you've added all songs you need, in the upper-right corner, tap the Done button. In the main Playlists window, you will now see your newly added playlist.

Add Songs to New Playlist

Tips: When you create a playlist on your iPhone and the sync with your computer, the playlist will also appears in iTunes on your computer.

After adding a playlist to iPhone, you can edit the playlists on iPhone. For example, if you don't like any of them, you can delete it. And you're able to right click the playlist to rename it. You can also transfer playlist from iPhone to iTunes or computer with FonePaw iOS Transfer.

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