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Use Playlists

Use Playlists

On the Personal Study tab, you can create playlists of videos, audio programs, and pictures. For example, you can:

  • Make a playlist of your favorite theocratic songs

  • Collect videos and pictures for use in the ministry

  • Prepare a list of pictures for your talk and share the playlist with the audio/video support brothers

 Create and Build a Playlist

 Adjust a Playlist

 Trim a Playlist Item

 Share a Playlist

  Keyboard Shortcuts

Create and Build a Playlist

Create a Playlist

  1. Go to Personal Study > Playlists

  2. Select the Add Playlist button

  3. Select Create Playlist or Import Playlist

    • Create Playlist: Enter a name for the playlist and select Create

    • Import Playlist: Use the file browser on your device to locate and import an existing playlist

Add Items to a Playlist

Videos, music, and other audio programs in the app

  1. Select the More button on a specific item

  2. Select Add to Playlist

  3. Choose an existing playlist or select Create Playlist to add it to a new playlist

Pictures in the app

  1. Select the picture

  2. Select the Add to Playlist button

  3. Choose an existing playlist or select Create Playlist to add it to a new playlist

From other sources

You can add any video, audio, or picture to a playlist.

  1. Go to the Playlists page

  2. Open an existing playlist

  3. Select Import File

  4.   Use the file browser on your device to locate and import the item

Adjust a Playlist

Rename

Rename a playlist:

  • If you are on the Playlists page, select the More button on a specific playlist, then select Rename and enter the new name

  • If you are in a playlist, select the Rename button and enter the new name

Rename a playlist item:

  1. Select the More button on the playlist item

  2. Select Rename and enter the new name

Reorder Items in a Playlist

  • Drag and drop items in the playlist to change the order

Change the Start Action

When a playlist item opens, it starts playing by default. You can change the start action in Settings. The options are Play and Pause.

Change End Actions

To change what happens when a playlist item reaches the end:

  1. Select the End Action button

  2. Choose a different end action

The default end action is Continue. You can change the default end action in Settings.

End Action

What Happens

Continue

Moves to the next item in the playlist

Stop

Returns to the list of playlist items

Freeze

The current item pauses at the end without moving to the next item

Repeat

The same item plays again from the beginning

 Trim a Playlist Item

The Trim feature allows you to play a selected portion of a larger video or audio file.

  1. Select the More button on a specific playlist item and then select Trim

    Or, if you are playing an item, select the Settings button and then select Trim

  2. Use the handles in the timeline to set the start and end points

    For a more precise start or end point, press and hold either handle

  3.   Use the Play button to preview the trimmed item

Share a Playlist

You can share a playlist with others using the Share feature.

  • If you are on the Playlists page, select the More button on a specific playlist, then select Share and choose a sharing option

  •   If you are in the playlist, select the Share button and choose a sharing option

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts allow you to navigate between playlist items.

Windows

macOS

Previous playlist item

Page Up

Function-Up Arrow

Next playlist item

Page Down

Function-Down Arrow