How to Add a Radio Station to Windows Media Player

by Kefa Olang

Windows Media Player, a free media player that allows you to play music, videos and DVDs, also allows you to listen to digital radio stations. Depending on your musical interests, you can select from a wide variety of radio stations including country, R&B and rock. Using a simple setup, you can add your favorite stations to your media player and enjoy your favorite tunes on your computer.


Click the Windows "Start" menu and click "Windows Media Player" to launch your media player.


Click the "Guide" tab located on the top to access the Media Guide. Click the "Radio Tuner" link to launch the Radio Tuner.


Click the radio station name you want to add to Windows Media Player and click "Add to My Stations." Click the "Guide" button to return to the radio stations list.


Click the "Library" button as your radio station is playing if you want to add your radio station to a playlist. Click the "Now Playing List" and click "Save Playlist as." This launches the "Save as" dialog box.


Type a name for the radio station in the "File name" dialog box and click "Save." The playlist for your radio station is saved in the "My Playlists" folder

About the Author

Kefa Olang has been writing articles online since April 2009. He has been published in the "Celebration of Young Poets" and has an associate degree in communication and media arts from Dutchess Community College, and a bachelor's degree in broadcasting and mass communication from the State University of New York, Oswego.

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