Shuffle play on Spotify is akin to a restaurant’s “surprise me” option. It enables you to mix up your listening experience by shuffleing the songs that will play next. Spotify Free users are forced to listen to music in endless shuffle mode with advertisements enabled. Spotify Premium customers, on the other hand, may always disable shuffle.
For turn shuffle off in the Spotify Android or iOS app, go full-screen with the music you’re listening to. Press the Shuffle button on the bottom playback bar, which looks like two entwined arrows, until it becomes grey.
In the media controls of the Spotify desktop software or online player, click the Shuffle button in the bottom playback bar, which looks like two entwined arrows, until it goes grey to turn shuffle off.
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Only Spotify Premium users have access to the option to switch shuffle on or off. If you use Spotify Free, you’ll always be in shuffle mode. You can’t choose the song you want to listen to or travel back and forth in your music as much as you want. Between songs, there are also advertisements that play.
If you’ve had a Spotify Premium subscription, though, you may turn shuffle off whenever you want. You have complete control over the music you want to play and when you want to play it.
How to disable Spotify’s shuffle mode (Android and iOS)
If you’re using a mobile device to listen to Spotify, you may disable shuffle by full-screening the song currently playing and tapping the Shuffle button in the media settings until it goes grey. This button has the appearance of two interlaced arrows. The button will be green with a dot beneath it if shuffle mode is enabled.
Whether you have music in your playlist, it will take priority over the randomised music. Unless you remove music from your queue, it will always play in sequence.
How to disable Spotify’s shuffle mode (desktop and web player)
Shuffle may be turned off in the desktop software or online player by pressing the Shuffle button until it becomes grey. This button is positioned in the playback bar at the bottom of the interface and appears like two entwined arrows. The button will be green with a dot beneath it if shuffle mode is enabled.
Whether you have music in the playlist, it will take priority over the randomised music. Unless you remove music from your queue, it will always play in sequence.
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