How to shuffle music on your iPhone

You can ask Siri to turn shuffle on or off. Or you can manually turn shuffle on or off in the Apple Music app.

Ask Siri to shuffle music

You can easily turn shuffle on or off by asking Siri. Just say something like:

  • "Hey Siri, shuffle this album."
  • "Hey Siri, play my road trip playlist shuffled."
  • "Hey Siri, shuffle all of my songs."
  • "Hey Siri, turn off shuffle."

Learn more ways you can use Siri to play and control music.


How to shuffle an album or playlist

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. Open an album or playlist.
  3. At the top of an album or playlist, tap the Shuffle button.
    iPhone showing the Shuffle button at the top of an album.

You can't turn off shuffle from here. Learn how to turn off shuffle.


How to shuffle all songs or albums in your library

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. At the bottom of your screen, tap Library.
  3. Tap Songs or Albums.
  4. At the top of Songs or Albums, tap the Shuffle button.
    iPhone showing the Shuffle button at the top of Songs in Library.

You can't turn off shuffle from here. Learn how to turn off shuffle.


How to turn off shuffle

  1. Tap the song that's playing at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Tap the Playing Next button Playing Next button showing shuffle is on in the lower-right corner.
  3. Tap the Shuffle button Shuffle On button to turn Shuffle Off.
    iPhone showing shuffle is turned off on the Playing Next screen

When the Shuffle button isn't highlighted, shuffle is turned off.


If you don't see the Shuffle button


Learn how to shuffle music on more devices

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