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How to follow a playlist on Spotify

If someone has already made the perfect playlist, you can follow it.
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May 20, 2022

There are so many playlists in existence on Spotify that it’s likely the one you’re looking for has already been created. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with curating your own better version, you may instead decide to save yourself the hard work and enjoy the playlist already in existence. But how do you follow a playlist on Spotify?

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QUICK ANSWER

To follow a Spotify playlist on the mobile app, desktop app, or web player, go to it and click the heart icon. To unfollow the list, unselect the heart icon.


JUMP TO KEY SECTIONS

How to follow a playlist on Spotify (Android and iOS)

On the mobile app, find the playlist you want to follow. You can do this by accessing it from the search function, scanning a Spotify code to get to it, or reaching it from either your home screen or Your Library page. You’ll see a heart icon on the left-hand side of the page. Tap that to follow it.

spotify mobile follow playlist

The playlist will now appear next to your other lists, and you’ll see any changes the playlist owner makes. To unfollow the playlist, tap the heart icon again.

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How to follow a playlist on Spotify (desktop and web player)

The process is identical for the desktop app and the web player. Go to the playlist you want to follow, and click the heart icon.

spotify desktop follow playlist

The playlist will now appear next to your other lists. Whenever the owner makes any changes to the list, you’ll see those changes. The list doesn’t remain static. If you decide to unfollow the list, click the heart icon again.


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FAQs

Can someone see if you follow their playlist on Spotify?

No, they are not told who follows their playlists.

Can you follow a playlist on Spotify without following the person?