[Google Home] Shuffle Command

I would love to be able to augment the normal phrase so it automatically shuffles the playlist, artists and all. I am tired of wanting to hear something and always hearing the same song first til I make it shuffle and then skip that song. 

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Rock Star 28
Rock Star 28
Status changed to: New Idea
Updated: 2017-02-26

Marked as new idea.



dlarks
Casual Listener

Agreed. I was surprised this wasnt already there. 

 

Ultimaflex
Newbie

++++++1

 

TBRich
Newbie

 Yes, please! Also, has anyone else noticed that once the Home is shuffling the playlist, it seems to always shuffle it in the same way, and thus not really be shuffled? Not sure if this is an issue with Spotify Connect or Google Home.

pa1983
Newbie

Yeah, I get the same issue with the shuffle - it frequently 'shuffles' in the same order, but I think this is common to spotify in general, not just Google Home.  I've seen it mentioned before; Spotify's response seems to be that it really is random and people are just seeing patterns where there are none, but I'm pretty sure this isn't the case.

jpbananaman
Regular

Not sure if this is still a problem for people, but I've found the command "Shuffle my [playlist] playlist" works right off the bat.

ConcreteSurfer
Casual Listener
This seemed to have been added now. When I set this up it did not exist
yet.
dwolin1
Regular

Yes! It is absolutely essential to have the option to start a playlist on shuffle! I've grown to hate the first songs on each of my playlists because I hear them too often due to this lack of functionality!

vextamour
Newbie

Yes, please make this functionality! It is so annoying that I can't just say Okay Google "Shuffle Playlist <playlist>" instead of hearing the first song every single time. 

dwolin1
Regular
This has been fixed! Google home now accepts "Hey Google, shuffle
[playlist]!"