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How to use Pandora

What is Pandora?

Pandora is free personalized internet radio. Simply enter a favorite artist, track, comedian or genre, and Pan...

Create a Station

Enter an artist, song or composer in the Search box in the top left corner. We'll create a radio station featu...

Thumbs

Pandora's goal is to only play music you love. Clicking "thumbs-up" tells Pandora "you like this track" and he...

Add Variety

Click "Add Variety" under the currently playing station. Type in the name of another artist, track or composer...

Bookmarks

It's not possible to Bookmark songs or artists, but you can still have similar functionality by using Likes. Y...

Shuffle

QuickMix is now called Shuffle and works in the same way. Shuffling your stations provides a more diverse m...

"Why we're not playing..."

Pandora is designed to introduce you to new music through the artists and songs that you already know and love...

Genre Stations

Pandora has many genre stations for you to explore. To access the genre stations on the web, click on the sear...

Skip Limit

Free Pandora accounts permit 6 skips per hour per station, for up to 24 total skips per day across all station...

What is Pandora Premieres?

You’ve been listening to Pandora to find music you love. Now we’d like to help you take your music discovery t...