Spotify: how to properly manage your playlists?

After reviewing the functions to master when you start on Spotify, Futura presents today those that will allow you to better manage your playlists and the titles that compose them.

With over 100 million paying subscribers and around 220 million monthly active users, Spotify still has a significant head start over its top competitor, Apple Music. To do this, it relies on an extensive catalog and on a user interface offering a large number of options and advanced functions.

In this article, we have introduced you to some basic, but essential, functions in order to fully enjoy the Swedish music streaming service.

Today, Futura reveals the functions that will allow you to optimize the management of your playlists on Spotify.

Listen to albums or playlists offline

Spotify premium users have the option to download any albums or playlists so they can listen to them even if they don’t have an internet connection.
Nothing could be easier: go to the album or playlist of your choice, then move the cursor in front of “Download” to the right.

Spotify offers the possibility to download albums and playlists to listen to them offline. © Spotify AB 

Create a collaborative Spotify playlist

Spotify lets you make your playlist collaborative in two clicks. This way, people with whom you share your playlist URL can make changes to it by adding or removing titles.

To achieve this, right-click on the name of your playlist in the menu on the left, then click on “Collaborative Playlist”. A small round icon then appears in front of the playlist name.

Give permission to your loved ones to add or remove tracks in your playlist by making it collaborative. © Spotify AB 

Find a song quickly in a playlist

Some of your Spotify playlists may contain a lot of songs, so it can sometimes be difficult to find a specific song quickly.

To avoid this pitfall, Spotify has integrated a “Filter” function that you can activate by pressing the “Ctrl + F” keys on PC or “Cmd + F” on Mac. Then write the name of the artist, the title of the song or the album so that the results are displayed immediately.

Use the “Filter” function to access a title more quickly. © Spotify AB 

Recover Deleted Spotify Playlists

This shouldn’t happen often, but if you have deleted one of your playlists, intentionally or not, it is still possible to recover it.

To do this, you need to log into the website, then click on “Restore playlists” in the left menu. The list of deleted playlists is then displayed, all you have to do is click on “Restore” next to the name of the playlist in question.

Spotify allows you to recover deleted playlists. © Spotify AB 

Switch to “Private listening session” mode

If your Spotify account is linked with your Facebook account then you have the option to see what your friends are listening to and vice versa.

Say you love to listen and sing loudly  Let It Go of  The Snow Queen from Disney, you do not perhaps feel like all your loved ones know.

In this case, it is possible to exit the speed cameras temporarily by clicking on the small arrow next to your name and choosing “Private listening session”. Honor is safe!

Indulge in guilty pleasures by starting a private listening session. © Spotify AB