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[Mobile] Configurable shuffle/play button

Status: Case Closed

In the iOS app, I'd like to be able to configure the main green Play button on the right so that you can choose whether it plays an album in sequential or shuffle order.  I know I can tap on the first song for sequential, but it seems that should be the default behavior for a play button. I'd like to see a setting to determine the default behavior of the play button. This seems like a better solution than, e.g., having two buttons which would clutter up the screen.

Updated on 2022-01-19

Hey! Thanks for coming to the Spotify Idea Exchange.
We've been keeping an eye on this submission for an extended period of time, and it doesn't seem this will reach the votes necessary to put it forward for prioritization.
As such, we're marking this case as closed. This includes any similar suggestions that are received.

If we do have any new information to share, rest assured we'll check back in here with a new status.

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Comments
Jose_M
Status changed to: Closed - Not Enough Votes

Updated on 2021-03-23

Hello @TheDogeFactor!

It looks like your idea was posted a while ago but, unfortunately, it hasn't gathered the minimum amount of votes to stay active in the Ideas Exchange (50 votes in the first 3 months). I'll mark your idea as "Closed - Not Enough Votes". You can learn more on how the Ideas Exchange works here.

Have a nice day 🙂

Jose_M
Status changed to: Closed - Not Enough Votes

Updated on 2021-03-23

Hello there!

It looks like your idea was posted a while ago but, unfortunately, it hasn't gathered the minimum amount of votes to stay active in the Ideas Exchange (50 votes in the first 3 months). I'll mark your idea as "Closed - Not Enough Votes". You can learn more on how the Ideas Exchange works here.

Have a nice day 🙂

shalerwells

When clicking on a song in a playlist, either user or Spotify generated, the play mode will regularly be shuffle, even if shuffle was previously turned off on the current or other playlists. Can you add an option to set shuffle to off unless explicitly set by the user?

Fecaldust

This should be a profile setting. Nothing annoys me more than albums  or curated playlists being shuffled. 
There is significant feedback all over the internet that this shuffle feature is frustrating. 
Yes, I know how to turn it off, but the UX design is frustrating and shouldn’t have to continually repeated. 

Szlomo1

With recent update Play button was changed to default shuffle, this can't be configured by user and it's very much annoying.

 

 

Szlomo1

Why it was changed in first place?

Polda

Yes please it is so annoying...

Alex
Status changed to: New Suggestion

Updated on 2021-07-21

Hello and thanks for submitting your idea to the Idea Exchange!

 

We've gone ahead and marked this as a new suggestion. Spotify Staff will look into this idea once it reaches the necessary amount of votes.

 

More info on how your feedback reaches Spotify via the Idea Exchange can be found here.

 

Cheers!

ARORK

I agree, that is the most ridiculous thing, who want to listen to Dark Side of the Moon in shuffle?

b332

Hey Spotify!

My idea is there should be an option where if it is on, albums (only albums) will never shuffle even if shuffle is on. I like to shuffle when listening to playlists, but a lot of albums give you a better experience off shuffle, and when you put an album and just close the app you dont notice if shuffle is on or not! Thank you for your time, I would love for this idea to become reality.