is a free radio that generates music playlists based on your style and interests. This FAQ will walk you through the steps of creating your Pandora account for the first time, and the different ways that you can personalize your account to generate playlists that are tailored to your style.
Pandora is a great way to discover new artists and styles, and to generally expand your knowledge and appreciation of music.
Stream Free Music with Pandora
Head to Pandora.com
and click on Register
In the window that appears, click Continue
. Next, enter an artist name, song or composer. Then click on Enter
Pandora will begin playing music based on the song or artist you entered:
Personalize Your Pandora Station
To personalize your radio station, you can click on add variety
by clicking the link provided below the name of your current radio station:
In the window that opens, enter the name of another artist, song or composer and Pandora music will provide a list of related music tracks.
Click the thumbs up
to tell Pandora that you like the song you're listening and to include more similar songs to your station. By contrast, if you never want to hear a song again, you can click on the thumbs-down
Create a New Station on Pandora
To create a new radio station, enter the name of the artist, song or composer in box labeled New Station
, followed by Enter
Pandora is currently restricted to users from the United States, New Zealand or Australia. However, there is a trick to seamlessly access the service outside of these countries. For more information, check out our "How To" article