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How to share a Spotify playlist

Perfect for social media users and bloggers.
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May 30, 2022

Everybody likes to share cool finds online — and music is no exception. If you find a great playlist that you need to get your friends listening to, then you’ll want an easy way to share it with them. Here’s how to share a Spotify playlist, whether it’s on the mobile app, desktop, or web player.

Read more: How to scan a Spotify code

QUICK ANSWER

To share a Spotify playlist on the Android and iOS app, go to the playlist in question. Tap the three dots next to it and select Share. You can now choose a Spotify URL, a social network, or a messaging app. On the desktop, when you click the three dots, you'll have the option of either copying the link or copying the widget embed code.


JUMP TO KEY SECTIONS

How to share a Spotify playlist (Android and iOS)

First, choose the playlist you want to share. You’ll see three dots underneath, which you should tap.

spotify playlist share

You now need to tap Share.

spotify share link

At the bottom of the screen, you’ll now see sharing options. What you see will depend on what phone you have. So you won’t have iOS Messages on Android, for example. If you don’t have WhatsApp installed on your phone, that won’t show up either.

spotify sharing options

Tap the sharing option you need and follow the on-screen prompts.

Yes, you can share a Spotify playlist with specific followers by setting the playlist visibility to Secret before sharing it.

How to share a Spotify playlist (desktop and web player)

The process is virtually identical if you’re accessing Spotify via the desktop app or the web player. Find the playlist you want to share and tap those three dots again.

spotify desktop share link

This will open up a small menu. Go down to Share and either copy the playlist link or copy the widget embed link.

spotify desktop share menu

The playlist link can be used for social media posting or sending via messaging apps. However, if you have your own website, you can embed the playlist using Spotify’s code.

spotify embed widget

Yes, you can share your Spotify playlists on social networks by using the Share menu inside Spotify.