Synchronize your music from your computer to your smartphone or tablet

You can synchronize specific iTunes playlists and Windows Media® Player playlists to your smartphone or tablet, or a random selection of your songs that aren't in a playlist. The number of your songs and playlists that you can synchronize depends on the amount of storage that is available for storing music files.

Before you begin: To perform this task with a BlackBerry® smartphone that has encryption turned off, mass storage mode must be turned on. To perform this task with a BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet, file sharing must be turned on. You cannot synchronize encrypted music to your tablet.
  1. Connect your smartphone or tablet to your computer.
  2. In the BlackBerry® Desktop Software, click Music.
    • To synchronize specific playlist or synchronize songs by artists or genre, select the check box beside one or more playlists, artists, or genres.
    • To synchronize your complete music library, select the All music check box.
    • If you don't have enough storage space on your smartphone or tablet for your complete music library, but you want to synchronize specific playlists as well as a random selection of your songs, select the check box beside one or more playlists. Click Random Music.
  3. Click Sync.
To view your playlists on your smartphone or tablet, click the Media icon or Music icon. Your songs that aren't in a playlist appear together in the Music playlist or in their Artist, Album, or Genre categories.

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