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Android App Guide

 

Everything you need to get the most from our Android app.

Get the App

1.  Open Google Play
2.  Search for Napster
3.  Tap Install

How to sign up for Napster

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Sign In

1. Open the app
2. Tap Sign In 
3. Sign in with Facebook or your Napster username.

Forgot your Napster password? Reset it here.

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Main Menu

Swipe right or tap the menu icon

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Home Screen

Swipe up & down for more sections

1. Search
2. App Settings
3. My Music - your library & playlists
4. Featured
5. New Releases
6. Popular
7. Browse Genres & More

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1. Search

A. Tap the magnifying glass on the main screen

B. Tap on the box that says "Find artist, tracks, playlists & albums"

C. Enter the name of an artist, album or track.

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Search results

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2. My Music - your library, favorites & playlists

A. Swipe right or tap the menu icon

B. Tap My Music

or

A. Tap "View My Music" on the Home Screen.

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3. Featured

Staff picks & posts

1. Tap Featured from the Home screen
2. Tap the picture to start playing
3. Tap the words to read more

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4. New Releases

Here you can view the new releases directly from the home screen with a single tap.

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5. Popular in Napster

Here you can view the top artists, albums & tracks here.

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6. Browse Genres & More

User can browse the Napster catalog and find their favorite music through a convenient, user-friendly way.

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The Main Player

  1. Equalizer
  2. Share
  3. Favorite
  4. Options
  5. Progress Bar
  6. Repeat
  7. Previous track
  8. Play / Pause
  9. Next Track
  10. Shuffle

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Organize Your Music

1. Tap an album or song
2. Tap the options button
3. Tap an option

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Access Radio

Listen to programmed stations, create your own, or listen live worldwide

A. Swipe right or tap the menu icon

B. Tap My Music

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1. Main menu
2. Search
3. Options & Settings
4. Recent stations
5. Create your own station
6. Stations you saved
7. Listening history
8. Programmed stations by genre
9. Live radio from around the world

 

My Stations

1. Tap Radio, then My Stations
2. Tap the + icon to remove a station

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Napster Stations

 Programmed stations by category

1. Tap Napster Stations from the Home screen
2. Tap a genre to see programmed stations
3. Tap a station name to start playing
4. Tap the + icon to add to My Stations

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Live Radio

Radio from around the globe

1. Tap Live Radio from the Home screen
2. Tap Set Location to choose region
3. Tap a station name to start playing
4. Choose from Music, News, Talk & Sports

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Radio Player

  1. Main menu
  2. Equalizer
  3. Share
  4. Progress slider
  5. Favorite
  6. Options
  7. Thumbs up (play more songs like this)
  8. Previous song (not available in radio)
  9. Play / Pause
  10. Next song
  11. Thumbs down (don't play songs like this)

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Make a Playlist

1. Tap the + icon next to any song or album
2. Tap Add to Playlist

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Access Your Playlists

1.  Swipe right or tap the menu icon
2.  Tap My Music
3.  Tap Playlists

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Edit a Playlist

1. Tap a playlist
2. Tap the + icon, the tap Edit Playlist
3. Tap the X circle to remove songs
4. Drag up or down to reorder songs

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Delete a Playlist

1. Tap a playlist
2. Tap the + icon, then Remove Playlist

 

Download Music

1. Tap the down-arrow icon to download playlists or albums
2. For individual songs, tap the + icon, the tap Download

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Access Your Downloads

1.  Swipe right or tap the menu icon
2.  Tap My Music
3.  Tap Downloads at the top

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Add to the Queue

1.  Select a song, album, or playlist
2.  Tap the + icon
3.  Tap Add To Queue

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Edit the Queue

1. Tap Queue from the main menu
2. Tap the + icon, then tap Edit
3. Drag up and down to reorder
4. Tap the X to remove

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TrackMatch

Hear a song on TV, in a club, or Live Radio? Find it in the Napster catalog.

1. Tap TrackMatch from the main menu
2. Tap the microphone icon to start matching
3. After a match tap the + icon to remove tracks, view album, or share.

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Music Inbox

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To know more about "Music Inbox", click here.

 

Settings

App settings and account management.

Swipe right or tap the menu, then tap Settings

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Troubleshooting

The steps below fix most issues.

1.  Completely shut off your device and turn it back on

2.  Check for an app update

3.  Sign out and then back in:
     1. Tap the Napster icon
     2. Tap Settings
     3. Tap Sign Out 

4.  Ensure there is free space by checking Android Settings > Storage.

5.  Switch between WiFi, cell, & airplane mode.

6.  Set Date & Time automatically
      1. Tap Android Settings
      2. Tap Date & Time
      3. Choose Automatic Date and Time
      4. Open Napster 
      5. Tap the main menu
      6. Tap Settings
      7. Tap Sign Out
      8. Sign back in

7.  Clear the Napster app data. Library and playlists are safe, but saved songs are removed.
       1.  Tap Android Settings
       2.  Tap Applications
       3.  Tap Manage Applications
       4.  Tap Napster
       5.  Tap Clear Data
       6.  Re-download any saved songs

8.  Clear the Napster app cache. Library and playlists are safe, but saved songs are removed.
      1.  Tap Android Settings
      2.  Tap Applications
      3.  Tap Manage Applications
      4.  Tap Napster
      5.  Tap Clear Cache
      6.  Re-download any saved songs

9. If all else fails, uninstall & reinstall the app.
        1.  Tap the phone's Menu button
        2.  Tap Settings
        3.  Tap Applications
        4.  Tap Manage Applications
        5.  Scroll to Napster
        6.  Tap Uninstall

 
 
 
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