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There is a repeat button on the player but there is no repeat current song only button.

I want to repeat a specific song in a list but I cannot do it with Windows Media Player

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Well, if you want to only repeat 1 song, why do you need other songs in the list? Remove all songs other than the one to be repeated? Or, create a few playlists if you need to move around different collections of songs (each playlist may have 1 or more songs) –  Dave Mar 13 '13 at 13:05
I don't use WMP, so see if the last post on this page helps. –  Karan Mar 14 '13 at 0:49
@DaveRook I have a playlist with favorite songs. Up to my mood, sometimes I just like to listen to one specific song only. It's just the normal need don't you think. Lots of player out there implement this feature. –  Nam G VU Mar 14 '13 at 1:52
I was also going to try out creating a playlist with the same song repeated but my library is borked and WMP keeps crashing my system. @NamG.VU are you looking for an answer or just want to rant about a feature WMP does not have. –  Brad Patton Mar 14 '13 at 2:30
Further to @BradPatton point, is there a reason you're trying to achieve this in WMP? I mean, if "Lots of player out there implement this feature", then why not use one? -1 –  Dave Mar 15 '13 at 8:50

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Create a playlist with a single song and repeat that.


Repeatedly drag the same song from the library to the playlist.


Use another media player.

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Turn on repeat mode, right-click the song that you want to repeat in WMP's library, and select Play (instead of Play all).

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This does not work for me –  Nam G VU Mar 19 '13 at 5:43
How exactly doesn't it work? Play will create a playlist with that single song. Repeating the playlist will repeat just the single song. –  Tim De Baets Mar 19 '13 at 20:31
I miss the part you said that you want to repeat in WMP's library. I do it from the playlist –  Nam G VU Mar 20 '13 at 1:01

Also if you have a search result of multiple songs you need to type the match in exactly until all the others disappear and it’ll then loop the greatest match too as well as other choices above.

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Create a playlist from your library with the song you wanna repeat. To do that, clear the playlist then drag the desired song to the empty playlist. Activate repeat.

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When playing a song, click "Switch to Library" at the upper right corner. then click "Turn repeat on" at the lower part. You can then click "Switch to now playing" at the lower right corner.

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I tried this. It didn't work for me. –  G-Man Oct 17 '14 at 16:47

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