Shuffle play

Shuffle any playlist, album, or artist profile to mix up what plays next.

Great for long playlists, switching up your listening, or when you just don’t feel like following orders.

Tap Shuffle play .

Got Premium?

You can also switch shuffle on/off in the Now Playing bar:

  1. Tap the Now Playing bar at the bottom of the screen (above the menu).
    Note: On tablet, tap the album artwork in the side menu.
  2. Tap Shuffle  to switch it on.
  3. Tap again to switch it off. Songs return to their original line-up.

Click Shuffle  in the Now Playing bar at the bottom.

Click again to switch it off. Songs return to their original line-up.

Tip: You can also use your keyboard’s shortcuts:

  • Cmd+S (for Mac)
  • Ctrl+S (for Windows)

Is Shuffle the only way to listen?

If you have Premium you can listen to what you want, when you want - with or without shuffle.

Don't have Premium?

If you’re using the free service, you can only shuffle music except on certain Spotify playlists such as those made for you. 

Last updated: 12 August, 2021

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