"Can you turn off shuffle on Spotify free?" Nope. If you're a free Spotify user, you can't turn off shuffle in most playlists. Yet, Spotify Premium users can enjoy a shuffle-free service. This is one of the differences between Spotify Free and Spotify Premium. So, how to turn off shuffle on Spotify without Premium? Please don't worry. Here we will show you how to make it without Premium and with Premium. Also, you will get tips to fix Spotify shuffle stuck and listen to Spotify music without shuffle. Let's start now.
Part 1. How to Turn off Shuffle on Spotify with Premium
"Why can't I play songs on Spotify without shuffle?" If you're a free Spotify user, you can't stop shuffling on Spotify on mobile phone. In this case, you can update to Spotify Premium to get this feature. You can subscribe to four plans including Individual Plan, Family Plan, Spotify Premium Duo Plan, and Student Plan. Choose the suitable one, then you can stop the shuffle mode and skip to the song you want. Below is how to disable shuffle on Spotify mobile.
Step 1. Run the Spotify app on your Android/iOS device, and make sure your Premium subscription is active. Then open your playlist and play the target Spotify song. Now, please tap the 'Now Playing' bar.
Step 2. Tap on the "Shuffle" or 'Smart Shuffle' button at the bottom to make it white. You have stopped shuffle play on Spotify on Android and iPhone successfully.
💡Tips: If you want to unshuffle a whole playlist, you can open the target playlist and then click on the 'Shuffle' icon under the info of the playlist.
Part 2. How to Turn off Shuffle on Spotify without Premium on Windows/Mac
On Spotify desktop app, you can turn off shuffle Spotify free or with premium. While if you are a free user, you can use some playlists generated by Spotify's algorithm without shuffle. For example, "Made For You," "Daily Mixes," and other playlists that don't come with a shuffle-only playback. But it's still inconvenient if you want to not shuffle your own playlist. So, here we are going to show you how to play songs on Spotify without shuffle on computer.
Way 1: Via Other Music Players
DRmare Spotify Music Downloader is capable of downloading Spotify music to common audio formats like MP3, FLAC, WAV, etc. In this case, you can use any music player to play Spotify music without shuffle and without Premium.
Running at a 5X faster speed, this tool preserves original quality songs with full ID3 tags. Also, you can alter bit rate, audio channel and else you want. You can install it by clicking the "Download" button below. Then we'll show you how to turn off shuffle play on Spotify without premium on desktop.
DRmare Music Downloader for Spotify
Step 1. First, install and launch DRmare Spotify Music Converter on your computer. Then drag & drop songs/playlists from the Spotify app to the DRmare program. Or you can copy & paste the link of Spotify music and put it into the 'address box' of DRmare and click '+'.
Step 2. Hit on the 'three-line' icon on the top menu bar and choose 'Preferences'. And then touch the 'Convert' tab to change the output parameters for your Spotify songs. Then click on 'OK' to save the changes.
Step 3. Finally, click the "Convert" button at the main interface and wait a little while. After that, you can click on 'Converted' to find offline Spotify music downloads.
Step 4. Now you can move these converted Spotify music files to Windows Media Player or other music players. Then you can turn off Spotify shuffle/smart shuffle permanently and play Spotify music without shuffle without Premium.
Way 2: Via Spotify Platform
Step 1. Open the Spotify app/Web Player and log into your Spotify account. Then play a song and go to the 'Now Playing' bar at the bottom.
Step 2. Click the green 'Shuffle' icon to disable shuffle play on Spotify. You will see songs will be their original line-up. If you have Spotify Smart Shuffle on, then you can stop it by clicking on the 'smart shuffle' icon, which is with a star on it.
💡Tips: You can also use the keyboard shortcut 'Ctrl + S' or 'Cmd + S' to make Spotify turn off on shuffle. Or on the Spotify for Mac app, click on the 'Playback' > 'Shuffle' to disable Spotify shuffle.
Part 3. How to Turn off Shuffle Play on Spotify without Premium on iPhone/Android
There are two ways you can turn off shuffle Spotify Android without Premium. The first one is to transfer the converted Spotify MP3 files to your Android/iOS devices. The second is to use a tweaked version of Spotify Premium, which allows you to get Spotify Premium for free on iPhone/Android.
The difference is that the first method is more stable and safe, and the second method may have the risk of being banned. Now, follow the steps on how to listen to Spotify without shuffle mobile.
Method 1. Transfer Spotify MP3 Files to Android/iPhone
Step 1. Firstly, use DRmare Spotify Converter to download Spotify music to MP3 without Premium.
Step 2. After that, connect your computer to your mobile device with a USB cable, USB drive, Bluetooth, or others.
Step 3. Find the Spotify MP3 files by clicking the 'Converted' folder at the bottom of the DRmare Spotify Converter. Then copy and paste these files to your mobile phone.
Method 2. Use a Tweaked Version of Spotify Premium
Step 1. Install and launch TutuApp on your Android phone. You will see the cracked Spotify version.
Step 2. Click the Spotify icon and click "Download" to install it to your phone.
Step 3. Run Spotify and log in with your free account and password.
Step 4. Now you can turn off Spotify shuffle without Premium as if you have the Premium membership on Android.
Step 1. Download, install, and run TWEAKBOX > Click "APPS" > Search "Spotify". You may have to jailbreak your iPhone first.
Step 2. From the search result, choose to install "Spotify++".
Step 3. Now run and log in to Spotify to play the music you want. Then you can turn off shuffle Spotify iPhone without Premium as Part 1 shows.
Sometimes you may find that the shuffle play on Spotify will get stuck even with a Premium account. You had turned off shuffle on Spotify but it still plays songs in shuffle mode. So, how to fix Spotify stuck on shuffle? Here in this part, we will show the solutions to you.
👉Way 1: Sign out Everywhere for Spotify Account
Maybe you have many devices with different settings using your Spotify account. And this will make Spotify Shuffle Play stuck. Now, follow the steps below to get rid of Shuffle on Spotify via the 'Sign Out Everywhere' feature.
Step 1. Go to Spotify.com on your device and hit on 'Log in'.
Step 2. Sign in with your Spotify account and hit on your profile name.
Step 3. Choose the 'Account' option. Then find the Account Overview page.
Step 4. Touch the 'Sign Out Everywhere' button.
Step 5. Log back into your Spotify account. And then try to play a song and turn off Spotify Shuffle for order playback.
👉Way 2: Remove and Reinstall Spotify App
You can also uninstall and reinstall the Spotify app on your device. Go to uninstall the current Spotify app. Then download and reinstall it. And then open the Spotify app and play a track. And check whether you can unshuffle on Spotify.
👉Way 3: Clear Spotify App Cache
To fix Spotify Shuffle Play stuck, you can also try to clear Spotify cache on your device. Go to the 'Settings' > 'Storage'. Then find the Spotify app to clear its cache.
👉Way 4: Restart Spotify App
You can also restart the Spotify app on your device to see if the shuffle mode work of not.
Part 5. FAQs about Spotify Turn off Shuffle Play
Q1: Where Is the Spotify Shuffle Button?
A: Open the Spotify app or Spotify Web Player, and start playing a song/playlist. You will see an 'intersecting arrows' button on the playback control bar, which is the Spotify shuffle button to shuffle Spotify playlist.
Q2: How Do I Get Spotify to Stop Shuffling on Mobile Phone?
A: You just need a Spotify Premium account and then tap on the 'Shuffle' button. To do that, you can follow Part 1.
Q3: Why Can't I Turn Off Shuffle on Spotify?
A: If you are a free user of Spotify, you can only shuffle play Spotify 100% of the time, except for those playlists that don't have shuffle-only playback. Or, you need a premium account to turn it off on mobile.
Q4: How to Unshuffle on Spotify without Premium?
A: When it comes to how to turn off shuffle on Spotify free, DRmare Spotify Converter is the solution. It allows you to download Spotify music without Premium and then use any music player to turn off the shuffle play. To do that, follow Part 2.
Q5: Is Spotify Shuffle Random?
A: Yes. Spotify shuffle is designed to give each song in a playlist an equal chance to play the next one. But it might not be that ideal.
Q6: Why Does Spotify Shuffle Play the Same Song?
A: Because Spotify shuffle will choose to play songs in a playlist to prioritize based on personal listening habits.
Q7: What Are the Differences between Autoplay, Smart Shuffle and Crossfade on Spotify?
A: They are all for enhancing listening experience of Spotify music. Autoplay on Spotify will keep on playing similar tracks when your songs streamed to the end. Smart Shuffle on Spotify allows you to explore more personalized playlists. While Spotify Crossfade feature will remove silence between tracks and create a transition between songs.
Part 6. In Conclusion
Now you know how to remove shuffle on Spotify without Premium or with Premium. For free users, almost all playlists only have shuffle, and you need a premium account to turn it off on a mobile device. While on desktop, you can directly disable it for free or use DRmare Spotify Music Converter to help get rid of this limitation. This tool allows you to convert Spotify songs to common audio files and then play them with any other music player. This way you can stop shuffle on Spotify without Premium.