Note: If you navigate away from the Now playing screen in the Music
application, the Now Playing bar appears at the bottom of the
Displaying the Now Playing Screen
If you navigate away from the Now playing screen, to return to the
Now playing screen from other Music screens:
Tap the name of the current song in the Now Playing bar.
– or –
In a single motion, touch and drag
icon) down from the Status bar and tap the song title from the
Notifications area. You can also pause and resume playback
and skip to the next song in the panel. For more information,
refer to "Notification Bar" on page 42.
Making Online Music Available Offline
In addition to playing the music that you add to your online library,
you can play music stored on your device's internal storage. Then
you can listen to music when you have no Internet connection. To do
this, make some of your online music available offline.
Tip: You can also copy music directly from your computer to your
To make your online music available offline on your device:
1. From within the Play Music application, change your library
view to Albums, Artists, or playlists.