Download the Songbook
Go to PUBLICATIONS > MUSIC.
Click the Text button that appears with the publication’s download options to open the Download window.
The Download window shows all available digital formats of “Sing Out Joyfully” to Jehovah.
Click the button below the songbook title that shows the format you want to download. For example, click “PDF” to see the PDF files available for download.
Click the download button next to the title of the file you want to download. The size of the file is indicated on the button.
Play or Download Songbook Audio
If a songbook music album is available in your language, it is shown on the PUBLICATIONS > MUSIC page along with the songbook.
Click the Audio button that appears with the publication’s download options to show the Play & Download window.
The Play & Download window allows you to play one or more songs.
Click the Play button in the Audio Bar to listen to the songbook from the beginning.
Click the Play button next to a song title to listen to that song.
As each song concludes, the next one plays until the end of the songbook.
The Play & Download window also allows you to download the audio for the whole songbook or for an individual song.
Click the ZIP button to download all audio for the songbook. The total file size for all the audio tracks is shown on the button.
Click the MP3 button next to a song to download audio for that song. The file size of the song is shown on the button.
Find, Play, and View Songs
Click the songbook or music album title to go to the “Sing Out Joyfully” to Jehovah page.
On this page you can find the songs you want to view or listen to.
Check the Play continuously box to play all the songs in the album. Playback stops when all the songs have been played.
Check the Shuffle box to play all the songs in random order. Playback stops when all the songs have been played.
Use the controls in the Audio Bar to control audio playback:
Click Play to start playing “Sing Out Joyfully” to Jehovah from the beginning. Or, click the Play button to the right of a song title to play that song.
Click Pause to pause the audio. Click Play again to resume playing.
Drag the audio pointer forward or backward to move to a different point in the audio track.
In Play continuously or Shuffle mode, click Skip Back to go back to the previous song.
In Play continuously or Shuffle mode, click Skip Forward to go to the next song.
Click the Speaker icon to disable audio. The audio track will continue to play but the sound will be muted.
Click the Speaker icon again to unmute the sound.
The Audio Bar stays pinned at the top of the screen as you scroll. This allows you to pause and resume the audio without losing your place on the page.
There are two different views, or ways, to display the songs in “Sing Out Joyfully” to Jehovah—a Grid View and a List View.
Click the List View button to display each song number and title as a list. This is the default view.
In List View, click the Play button next to a song title to play the song, or click the title to view the lyrics.
Click the Grid View button to display the song numbers in a compact grid. Click the song number to view the lyrics.
View Song Lyrics
If the songbook lyrics are available online, click a song’s number or title to view its lyrics.
To find a song, use the Search drop-down list below the Audio Bar.
Click the drop-down list to show the song numbers and titles.
Type a song number or part of the title to show only matching songs.
Select a song from the list to view its lyrics.
Select your preferred layout for song lyrics:
View the song lyrics as text. This is the default view. It allows you to click Scripture links and see their text. As you play audio for the song, the current line of the lyrics is highlighted.
View the song lyrics as an image. This layout shows the musical notation. Click the image to open it in the Image Viewer. Adjust the zoom using the Zoom In and Zoom Out buttons or the pinch and zoom gestures on a compatible touch screen.