Shuffle play

Mix up what plays next with Shuffle. Great for long playlists, switching up your listening, or when you just don’t feel like following orders.

Note: Shuffle isn’t available when listening to Radio or Daily Mix.

You can turn shuffle on for any playlist, album, artist profile, or Songs in Your Library.

  1. Click Shuffle  at the bottom of the Desktop app.
  2. The order of songs due to play is now mixed.
    Tip: Want to see how it’s changed? Check out the Play Queue.
  3. Click again to turn Shuffle off. Songs return to their original line-up.

You can turn shuffle on for any playlist, album, artist profile, or Songs in Your Library.

  1. Click Shuffle  at the bottom of the web player.
  2. The order of songs due to play is now mixed.
    Tip: Want to see how it’s changed? Check out the Play Queue.
  3. Click again to turn Shuffle off. Songs return to their original line-up.

Tap SHUFFLE PLAY at the top of any playlist, album, artist profile, or Songs in Your Library.

Premium subscribers can also control shuffle from the Now Playing bar:

  1. Tap the Now Playing bar  at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Shuffle  to turn it on.
  3. The order of songs due to play is now mixed.
    Tip: Want to see how it’s changed? Check out the Play Queue.
  4. Tap again to turn Shuffle off. Songs return to their original line-up.

FAQs

If you're using Spotify Connect or another wireless connection method to play from one device to another, it's possible only the first 100 tracks in the playlist are transferred to the other device, which means the shuffled tracks are only selected from those first 100 tracks.

Last updated: 19 September, 2018