To shuffle a Spotify playlist on iPhone or Android, play a song, tap the Now Playing bar, then tap the Shuffle icon. On a Windows PC or Mac, play a song and click the Shuffle icon (two intertwined arrows). Alternatively, press Ctrl + S (Windows) or Command + S (Mac) on your keyboard.
You can easily spice up your Spotify listening experience by mixing your playlists. As you mix, your favorite songs will be played in random order, surprising you with every beat. We will show you how to shuffle on Spotify whether you are using iPhone, Android, Windows or Mac.
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How to activate Shuffle in Spotify on iPhone and Android
In the Spotify mobile app, you turn on shuffle music the same way you do it on your desktop.
Launch Spotify and start playing your favorite playlist or album. Then, in the app’s bottom bar, tap the Now Playing bar.
In the music control area, tap the Random icon (two intertwined arrows).
The Shuffle icon will turn green, indicating that shuffle is active. The current playlist or album will now be played in random order.
How to shuffle a playlist in Spotify on PC and Mac
To turn on shuffle music in the Spotify desktop app, simply click an option in the Now Playing bar.
Start by launching Spotify and playing your favorite album or playlist.
When your music starts playing, in the Now Playing bar at the bottom of the screen, click the Shuffle icon (two intertwined arrows).
Alternatively, press the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + S (Windows) or Command + S (Mac).
You will notice that the Shuffle icon has turned green, which indicates that Shuffle Play is enabled.
Songs from the album or playlist will now be played in random order.
To turn off shuffle play, click the same shuffle icon. Or, press the shortcut Ctrl + S (Windows) or Command + S (Mac).
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While you’re at it, consider downloading your favorite Spotify music for offline playback.
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