Shuffle feature

Shuffle feature

There are two options here. Either the shuffle feature is atrocious and this is a known fact, or it works slightly differently than a shuffle feature inherently would, and I simply haven't had it explained to me yet. Which is it?
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Spotify's shuffle feature does have a few oddities to it, but I'm not quite sure as to exactly what you are refering to. If you're willing to elaborate I could do a little bit more digging to see if I can perhaps respond to the problem better.

My shuffle doesn't turn off anymore. Pls help!

try following the advice in this thread.

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I'm talking about out of 1500 songs on my playlist, it will repeatedly play songs from the same artist, even when on shuffle. The shuffle feature clearly works differently from a shuffle feature usually does. It seems to shuffle based on what it thinks you want to hear. I don't want it to shuffle based on what I want to hear. If I put shuffle on, I want to hear what I don't know I want to hear.

Still looking for some insight on this.

I agree. Shuffle is not the best; however Spotify are aware that it needs improving and they are looking at ways of improving it.

Sometimes a clean install seems to help, but the main crux is that shuffle (especially when on large playlists, or on artists) is not the best!

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They're looking? That's what I thought, so I held my tongue. But it's been like 4 years now. I've used Spotify since they were giving out beta passes to Americans and it's always been like this. I honestly would want to go to work for them just so I could fix this feature.

Is there anyone I could contact to discuss this further? This issue affects me daily. I've a degree in programming and I'd even be willing to do it for free. I would just need permission and whatnot.

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