We've noticed quite a few of you have questions about Spotify Playlists scattered around the Community.
So we've read through your posts and created a Playlist FAQ for you all. Hopefully this will help you find, create, edit and share playlists easier and faster.
Once you've created your masterpiece, be sure to share it with us here in the Playlist Exchange.
How do I make my playlist public on my Spotify profile?
You can make your playlists 'Secret' or 'Public' in just a few clicks.
From your phone:
1. Find the playlist
2. Click the three-dot menu button on the right
3. Select 'Make Public'
You can always change the status of the playlist back to 'Secret' at any time.
How do I search for public playlists on Spotify?
If you're looking for another playlist curated by another user, this is also quite easy.
1. Select Search from the main menu in any device.
2. Type in the mood or genre you're looking for e.g. 'Running', 'Indie Rock', 'Roadtrip'.
3. Search results are sorted by "TOP RESULTS", "SONGS", "ARTISTS", "ALBUMS", "PLAYLISTS", PROFILES'.
4. Scroll to "PLAYLISTS".
5. Click "PLAYLISTS' to see more options.
Do other people see if I play their playlists?
The creator of a playlist is not notified if you play their playlist. They will only be notified if you Follow the playlist.
Your Followers can also see the playlist you're l listening in the Friend Feed. To keep this private go to your Desktop App > Preferences > Turn off 'Publish my activity on Spotify'.
How do I edit my playlist cover photo?
You can personalize your playlists on the Spotify Desktop app. Click here for a step-by-step guide.
How do I view my playlist/ listening history on Spotify?
This isn't a current feature on Spotify. However there is an idea in the Idea Exchange which can vote for here: "Usable History". We'll post in that thread if there are any updates.
How do I get more Spotify followers?
The best way to get Spotify followers is to curate great playlists. The top place to share those playlists with our users is in the Spotify Community Playlist Exchange. For some tips on creating successful playlists click here.