How to Queue Songs on Apple Music

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Apple Music features on iPhone allow you to queue up songs so that when the current song finishes, the app automatically moves on to the next song you selected. This lets you easily create custom playlists while you're listening. Let's cover how to queue songs on Apple Music.

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  • Easily listen to songs in the order you feel like.
  • Change the sequence of upcoming songs without interrupting the music that’s playing.

How to Make a Song Play Next in Music on iPhone

Line up songs in your queue while the music is playing using Apple Music's Playing Next feature. For more handy tips on Apple Music and other iPhone features, consider signing up for our free Tip of the Day Newsletter. Now, here's how to queue music in the Apple Music app:

  1. Open the Music app.

    Tap the icon to open the Music app and access your Apple Music songs.
     
  2. Tap to start playing any song you want.

    Tap to start playing any song you want. Then you can line up the next music you want.
     
  3. Tap the player icon at the bottom of the screen to open the Now Playing view.

    Tap the player icon at the bottom of the screen to open the Now Playing view.
     
  4. Tap the list icon in the bottom right to open the Playing Next list.

    Tap the list icon in the bottom right to open the Playing Next list. This is where you can edit the queue list.
     
  5. Find the song you want to play next, tap and hold the three horizontal lines to the right, and drag it to the top of the list (or wherever else you want it in the queue).

    In the Playing Next list, find whatever song you want to play next, tap and hold the three horizontal lines to the right, and drag it to the top of the list, or wherever else you want it in the queue.
     

The Playing Next queue will simply play from top to bottom, in whichever order the songs are listed. Now you can change the order however you want using this easy method!

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Devala Rees

Devala Rees has been a writer since the age of eleven, and a loyal user of Apple products for even longer. His writing background is quite eclectic, from freelance professional articles to Hindu religious scholarship to fantasy novels. Much of his writing on various topics can be found on Quora.com.