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[Playlists] Public Collaborative Playlist Whitelisting

[Playlists] Public Collaborative Playlist Whitelisting

The only thing I would change about the collaborative playlist system would be the inability to make a public playlist collaborative with only a select few people having editing privileges.

I'm proposing Spotify implement a whitelist system for editing rights on playlists, so that public, or private, only those people may edit the list.

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Hi @iDarkin,


Thanks for reaching out to the Community! Heads-up: we've moved your post to the Help board as it's more relevant.


We're happy to announce that this was recently implemented in Spotify: owners of collaborative playlists now can invite select collaborators, granting them editing permissions. Here's how:

  1. Tap the three dots at the top of the playlist.
  2. Select Invite collaborators, then copy the invite link and send it to someone to grant them editing permissions, meaning they'll be able to add and remove tracks.

Note that you can still share the playlist with someone, without giving them permission to edit the playlist's content. This is done by choosing the Share option instead. People you share the playlist can view it, but cannot edit it. The playlist must also be Public in order for it to be accessed by others. If you don't want people, other than those select few whom you've granted editing permissions to view the playlist, you can set it to Private. That way only you and the collaborators can access it.

More info about this feature can be found here.


Hope this clears things up. The Community is always here if there's anything else you need assistance with.


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