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Can't turn off shuffle play

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Can't turn off shuffle play

I have tried to turn off the new shuffle play (using the 'I'). When I push this it says I need to upgrade to premium. I already do have premium. How do I get my songs playing in their right playlist order?

 

Solution by Matt Suda:

 

If you have a premium subscription, you will be able to turn off shuffle in the iPhone app.

 

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Pull the song up on the page where you see a picture of the album cover and down in the left hand corner are two sets of arrows.. Turn the top set from green to gray and you will turn shuffle mode off.

Merged topics together with the accompanying screenshot on how to do so over here:

http://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-iOS-iPhone-iPad-iPod-Touch/Can-t-turn-off-shuffle-play/m-p/8498...
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I'm not seeing the i at the top of the screen on my Iphone 5 while the song is playing...Please help!

Thank you.  I don't think I ever would have found a way to run shuffle off.  This has been driving me crazy.  I was about to cancel and resume an RDIO subscription.  Spotify, this is an easy UI fix.  Please, please, please kill the huge shuffle play button!

Hi Kopeye,

 

I've detailed some further instructions on how to do this on the latest app version as of 10/01/2014. This is on an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.

 

Note: this only works for premium subscriptions.

 

Hopefully this helps! Let me know if you need any further help.

 

1. Open up your playlist or queue so your list of songs is visible like in the screenshot below. Tap the area at the bottom of the screen (while a song is playing) that shows the album cover and other details. 

 

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2. A screen that looks like this should appear. Make sure the tangled arrows are deselected (they should be white, not green)

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I can't find the "i" that people speak of.  I have an iphone 5 - is that my problem??  I'm listening to classical music and it's making me crazy that it always plays in shuffle.....

Kindly explain how you solved it. I am using Spotify on an iPhone and haven't seen any options so far to turn off Shuffle Play. Thank you!

Thank you!!  That was driving me nuts.

thank you.

I am having the same problem as others had -- I can't turn off Shuffle for my playlists -- and I don't see an "i" at the top of the screen when I am playing a song.  Any other pointers?  I'm using an iPhone 4S if that matter. 

 

Thanks. 

 I've read that if I tap the "i" at the top of the screen, I can stop spotify from shuffle mode but I don't see the "i".... HELP!!

The new IOS does not have the "I" button

I have found the solution to turn off shuffle. The solution is easy, but hidden

1. Open the playlist
2. Press play on any track
3.On the bottom bar, where the song that is currently playing is listed, click it so that the full album cover is displayed
4. Look for the shuffle icon (2 criss-crossing arrows), and unclick it or unhighlight

Your playlist will now play in any order you would like. So simple, but yet, so dumb.


Why on earth Spotify would make the shuffle button so big on the home screen of a playlist and the turn shuffle mode off button hidden away from the normal display is lost on me.

Hope that helps!

My new Android phone doesn't have the 'i' button either. And it is a DUMB user interface choice to have a giant button control to turn on a feature and then to hide the control to disable it...unless your goal is to frustrate users. Hummm....so THAT'S the goal!!!

so unless I get premium Spotify will decide what and how I listen. I can take the ads but not the shuffle. guess it's back to YouTube.

Thank you, Thank you!  That was driving me crazy as well!

I cannot find an "i" at the top of the page when my songs are playing on my iphone.  This shuffle garbage is driving me nuts.  How do I eliminate it?  Where is the "i"?

Follow these instructions to turn off shuffle mode (which are already posted abov

The new IOS does not have the "I" button

I have found the solution to turn off shuffle. The solution is easy, but hidden

1. Open the playlist
2. Press play on any track
3.On the bottom bar, where the song that is currently playing is listed, click it so that the full album cover is displayed
4. Look for the shuffle icon (2 criss-crossing arrows), and unclick it or unhighlight

Your playlist will now play in any order you would like. So simple, but yet, so dumb.


Why on earth Spotify would make the shuffle button so big on the home screen of a playlist and the turn shuffle mode off button hidden away from the normal display is lost on me.

Hope that helps!

I saw those arrows but was too pissed about the whole thing to think clearly.  Thank you!

Why is turning shuffle off so hard? It's especially annoying when trying to listen to an opera in the car. Please please please fix this issue. I am a premium spotifu user.

Why is turning shuffle off so hard? It's especially annoying when trying to listen to an opera in the car. Please please please fix this issue. I am a premium spotify user

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