Turn On/OFF Shuffle Mode on iPhone, iPad, iPod, iOS


In iPhone, we can randomly select songs to Shuffle from the music library. It allows you to skip or replay songs.

Shuffle All Songs

To shuffle all the songs in your Music app library, which gives a roughly random order of songs.

How to shuffle roughly random order of songs

Step 1: Open the Music app.

Step 2: Click My Music.

Step 3: Set to Songs.

Step 4: Click the song to begin it playing.

Step 5: At the bottom of the screen, click Shuffle button. The button enabled when it’s highlighted.

If you want to turn off shuffle, just click the two-arrow icon again so it is not highlighted.shuffle iPhone music app

Shuffle within an Album

Do the following steps to shuffle within an album

Step 1: Enter the album view of the album

So many ways are available to get to the album view. One easiest way to bring the album view, go to the main screen of the My Music tab and select Albums from the drop down. Then click on the album you want to shuffle.

Step 2: Click the Shuffle button

Click the shuffle button below the album art and above the track list.

Shuffle in a Playlist

The main aim of creating a playlist is to put songs in a certain order. Shuffling a playlist is like a shuffling an album.

  1. Click the My Music button at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Click the playlist toggle at the top of the screen.
  3. Find the playlist you want to shuffle and click it.
  4. Click the Shuffle button just below the playlist art and above the track

How to turn OFF Shuffle mode on iPhone:

To turn off shuffle, begin playing a song, tap the cover art to show the place scrubber, repeat and shuffle controls. Click the shuffle control until it turns white.

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How to turn On or Off Shuffle in iOS Music

  1. Open “Music” and go to any playlist of music from your library.
  2. Click on the playing song so you see the primary Music player view of album art, pause, play, forward and back buttons.
  3. Swipe up on the album art play screen to reveal the extra buttons for Shuffle and Repeat.
  4. Click on the Shuffle button to turn Shuffle OFF or ON in iOS Music.

How do you turn off shuffle in an iPod Touch

By using two ways we can turn off shuffle in an iPod Touch

  • Using the Music Player.
  • Using Siri.

Using the Music Player

Step 1: Open the Music App.

Step 2: Click on Minimized Player on My Music Screen.

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Step 3: Turn Shuffle Off on the play screen.

Using Siri

You can also ask Siri to enable or disable shuffle if your iPod has Wi-Fi access. To use Siri, speak the following:

  • “Enable Shuffle”.
  • “Disable Shuffle”.
  • “Stop Playing”.
  • “Continue playing”.

To get to Siri, press and hold the Home button.

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