How to Add or Remove Library Songs in YouTube Music

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YouTube Music lets you dive into a listening adventure and tailor it to your liking. YouTube Library is a folder where you can find music categorized by downloads, playlists, albums, songs, artists, and subscriptions.

If you're wondering how to add songs to your library in YouTube Music, look no further. In this article, we'll explain how to do it and introduce some of the cool features you might not know about.


How to Add Songs to Library in YouTube Music on PC

Adding songs to YouTube library is a breeze:


  1. Go to Youtube Music.
  2. Find the songs you want to add to your library.
  3. Tap the three dots to the right of the song.
  4. Tap "Add to Library".

Added songs will appear in the library under “Songs”. You can also find the artist in the "Artists" section.

How to Add Songs to Library in YouTube Music on iPhone

Apart from the web version, there is also the YouTube app available for iPhones and Androids. Follow the steps below on how to add songs to library on iPhones:

  1. If you haven't already, install the YouTube Music app.
  2. Open the app and find the songs you want to add to the library.
  3. Tap the three dots.
  4. Tap "Add to Library".

How to Add Songs to Library in YouTube Music on Android Device

  1. If you haven't already, install Youtube Music.
  2. Open the app and find the songs you want to add to your library.
  3. Tap the three dots to the right of the song.
  4. Tap "Add to Library".

How to Add Albums to Library in YouTube Music

In addition to adding songs to your library, YouTube Music lets you add entire albums. Once added, they will appear in the "Albums" section of the library and you can find the singer in the "Artists" section. Additionally, all songs will appear in the “Songs” section.



How to Add Albums to Library in YouTube Music on PC

  1. Go to Youtube Music.
  2. Search for a song, artist or album.
  3. In the results, look for the "Album" section. Tap the three dots on the right.
  4. Tap "Add album to library".

How to Add Albums to Library in YouTube Music on iPhone

  1. If you haven't already, download Youtube Music.
  2. Open the app and search for a song, artist or album.
  3. In the results, navigate to the "Albums" section and tap the three dots next to the album you want to add.
  4. Tap "Add album to library".

How to Add Albums to Library in YouTube Music on Android Device

  1. If you don't have it, download the Youtube Music app.
  2. Open the app and search for a song, artist or album.
  3. In the results, find the “Albums” section. Tap the three dots to the right of the album you want to add to your library.
  4. Tap "Add album to library".

How to delete songs from library

As mentioned earlier, disliking a song will remove it from the “Your Likes” playlist but not from the “Songs” section. If you don't like the song anymore, you can easily delete it completely.


How to Delete Songs from Library on PC?

  1. Go to Youtube Music.
  2. Tap "Library".
  3. Tap "Songs".
  4. Find the song you want to delete and tap the three dots next to it.
  5. Tap "Remove from Library".

How to Delete Songs from Library on iPhone

  1. Open the YouTube Music app. If you don't have it, download it from the App Store.
  2. Tap "Library".
  3. Tap "Songs".
  4. Find the song you want to delete and tap the three dots on the right.
  5. Tap "Remove from Library".

How to Delete Songs from Library on Android Device

  1. Open the YouTube Music app. If you don't have it, download it from the Play Store.
  2. Tap "Library".
  3. Tap "Songs".
  4. Find the song you want to delete and tap the three dots on the right.
  5. Tap "Remove from Library".

You may notice that the "Remove from Library" option is missing for some songs. These songs are from entire albums added to the library. In this case, you can only delete the entire album from the library, i.e. all the songs and not individual songs.



How to Download Songs from YouTube Music to Add to Library

One of the best features of YouTube Music is that it lets you customize your station by uploading music collections from your computer. This way, you can keep all your music in one place and use YouTube Music as a universal music player.

Remember that downloading songs from YouTube Music is only possible if you are using a computer. Also, your account must be private to use this option.

You can download music in two ways:

  1. Drag songs from your folder to any area of ​​YouTube Music. The songs will be automatically downloaded.
    Or,
  2. Go to YouTube Music, tap your profile picture, then tap "Download Music." Browse your computer and select the songs you want to download.

Downloading your songs may take a few minutes. You will see a progress bar and receive a notification once the music is downloaded. Even then, you might not see the downloaded songs in the library. In this case, reload the page.

You can view and listen to downloaded files by following the steps below:

  1. Tap "Library".
  2. Tap "Songs".
  3. Just below "Songs", select "Downloads" from the drop-down menu.

you are using the mobile app, do the following:

  1. Open the app.
  2. Tap "Library".
  3. Tap "Songs".
  4. Tap "Downloads" at the top of the page.

There are a few things to keep in mind when downloading music:

  • Downloads will not affect music recommendations.
  • Only you can read your downloads. Other users cannot see them.
  • You can create playlists that include your downloads. If you share them with other members, they won't see the songs you uploaded.
  • If you download a song multiple times, YouTube Music will automatically delete the copies.
  • Supported formats are FLAC, MP3, M4A, OGG and WMA. You cannot upload video files or PDFs.

Customize YouTube Music and Enjoy the Listening Experience

With YouTube Music, you can personalize your listening experience by adding songs and albums you love. Plus, you can download music collections stored on your computer and make YouTube Music the destination for all your favorite tunes.

We hope we have taught you how to add songs to your YouTube Music library and introduced you to other cool features.

Do you use YouTube Music? What's your favorite feature? Tell us in the comments section below.

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