How to Turn Off Smart Shuffle on Spotify?

By turning off the smart shuffle feature, your soundtracks are played without any interruption. No recommendation is shown.

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Steps to Turn off smart shuffle on Android & iphone

Before following the below steps, you should make sure that your Spotify premium fearure is active.

  • launch your Android Spotify or iOS Spotify.
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  • Tap on the Your Library on the home screen.
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  • Go to any one of the curated playlists.
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  • Play a song of your playlist.
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  • Then, look at the bottom of the playing bar.
  • See the symbol of smart shuffle (cross arrows)
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  • Double-click it to turn it off.
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Steps to turn off smart shuffle on Desktop

  • Open your Spotify desktop.
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  • Navigate to your playlist.
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  • Click on your playlist.
  • Play any song of that playlist.
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  • You will see a smart shuffle feature icon (cross arrows) at the bottom of the playing bar.
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  • Double-click it to turn it off.
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How to turn on smart shuffle spotify?

To turn on the smart shuffle on Spotify, you have to go through the following procedure:

  • Go to your playlist.
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  • Select a song from the playlist and start playing it.
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  • Look at the cross arrows icon of the smart shuffle feature just below the playing bar.
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  • Double-click on it to turn off the smart shuffle feature.
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Smart shuffles vs shuffle feature on spotify

Let’s understand the difference between the smart shuffle feature and the shuffle feature on Spotify here:

Smart Shuffle FeatureShuffle Feature
Available for premium subscribers onlyAvailable for free users as well.
Recommended songs are played with playlist.The songs of the playlist, artists, and albums are mixed up.
Double-click on cross arrows to enable the smart shuffle feature.A single click on the cross arrows to enable the shuffle feature

How does smart shuffle feature work on spotify?

Let’s understand how the smart shuffle feature works on Spotify through the following pointers:

  • You will get the feature of a smart shuffle in the playlists and liked songs.
  • You can enable it or disable it at any time as per your wish.
  • If you activate it, you will get one recommended song after every third track played by you.
  • The recommended song is signified with the symbol of sparkle.
  • Hit the symbol of plus (+) to add the recommended song to your playlist.
  • Tap the symbol of minus (-) to remove the recommended song from your playlist.
  • On deactivating the smart shuffle feature, the recommended songs will be removed automatically.

FAQs

Can I turn off smart shuffle Spotify?

Yes, you can turn off the smart shuffle option on whenever you wish. Its option is given below the playing bar. You can turn it on anytime by double pressing the symbol of cross arrows.

Should i have premium subscription to use smart shuffle on spotify?

Yes, you should have a premium subscription to use smart shuffle on Spotify. Free users can get only the option of shuffle, not the smart shuffle.

My Smart Shuffle Spotify not working?

Due to any technical glitch, your smart shuffle is not working. You should wait for some time. Furthermore, you can update your Spotify and refresh all features to resolve the issue.

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