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[All Platforms] Allow the user to choose between the current Shuffle and a truly random shuffle.

The current shuffle algorithm follows very obvious patterns, It would be nice to have the option to use a truly random shuffle.

Updated on 2020-03-09

Hey @paradox12357 

 

The shuffle function discussion is located here, and only one thread can exist per idea:

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Implement-an-actual-shuffle-function/idi-p/27607

 

Regardless of status, please vote for it, and add a comment there, so it may be improved. Any update on the matter should be posted there.

 

You might find this article interesting too.

 

Please check this related Ideas too:

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Shuffle-Prioritise-certain-songs-in-a-playlist/idi-p/456...

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Playlists-Shuffle-playlist-remember-what-song-was-played...

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Connect-only-plays-100-song-chunks-of-playlists/idi-...

 

For more info on how the Ideas Board works, click here. 🙂

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I agree. They could have a "simple shuffle"  option in advanced settings. It could shuffle randomly until every song has been played once. 

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Updated on 2020-03-09

Hey @paradox12357 

 

The shuffle function discussion is located here, and only one thread can exist per idea:

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Implement-an-actual-shuffle-function/idi-p/27607

 

Regardless of status, please vote for it, and add a comment there, so it may be improved. Any update on the matter should be posted there.

 

You might find this article interesting too.

 

Please check this related Ideas too:

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Shuffle-Prioritise-certain-songs-in-a-playlist/idi-p/456...

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Playlists-Shuffle-playlist-remember-what-song-was-played...

 

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Connect-only-plays-100-song-chunks-of-playlists/idi-...

 

For more info on how the Ideas Board works, click here. 🙂