Repeat and shuffle music

From the Now Playing screen in the Apple Music app, you can repeat and shuffle music.

On your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Android device

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can ask Siri to turn repeat and shuffle on or off. You can also turn repeat and shuffle on or off in the Apple Music app. Just follow the steps below.

How to turn repeat on or off

  1. Open the Apple Music app and play a song, album, or playlist.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap the song that's playing to open Now Playing.
  3. At the bottom of the Now Playing screen, tap Playing Next .
  4. At the top of the Playing Next screen, you can turn repeat on or off.
    • Repeat an album or playlist: Tap Repeat Off  to turn on Repeat All .
    • Repeat a song: Tap Repeat Off  twice to turn on Repeat 1 .
    • Turn off repeat: Tap Repeat All  or Repeat 1  until you see Repeat Off .

How to turn shuffle on or off

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. Play an album or playlist.
    • Turn on shuffle: Tap the player at the bottom of the screen to open Now Playing, tap Playing Next , then tap Shuffle Off  to turn Shuffle On . You can also open an album or playlist and tap Shuffle at the top of the screen.
    • Turn off shuffle: Tap the player at the bottom of the screen to open Now Playing, tap Playing Next , then tap Shuffle On  to turn Shuffle Off .

On your Mac or PC

Follow the steps below to turn repeat and shuffle on or off.

How to turn repeat on or off

  1. Open the Apple Music app or iTunes.
  2. Play a song, album, or playlist.
  3. At the top of the window, you can turn repeat on or off.
    • Repeat an album or playlist: Click Repeat Off  to turn on Repeat All .
    • Repeat a song: Click Repeat Off  twice to turn on Repeat 1 .
    • Turn off repeat: Click Repeat All  or Repeat 1  until you see Repeat Off .

How to turn shuffle on or off

  1. Open the Apple Music app or iTunes.
  2. Choose a category from your Library, like Songs, Artists, or Albums. Or play an album or playlist.
    • Turn on shuffle: At the top of the window, click Shuffle Off  to turn Shuffle On .
    • Turn off shuffle: Click Shuffle On  to turn Shuffle Off .

On your Apple Watch Series 3 or later

Ask Siri on your Apple Watch to turn repeat and shuffle on or off. You can also turn repeat and shuffle on or off in the Apple Music app. Just follow the steps below.

How to turn repeat on or off

  1. Connect AirPods or Bluetooth headphones to your Apple Watch.
  2. Open the Music app.
  3. Play a song, album, or playlist.
  4. Tap Up Next 
  5. From here, you can turn repeat on or off.
    • Repeat an album or playlist: Tap Repeat Off  to turn on Repeat All .
    • Repeat a song: Tap Repeat Off  twice to turn on Repeat 1 .
    • Turn off repeat: Tap Repeat All  or Repeat 1  until you see Repeat Off .

    

How to turn shuffle on or off

  1. Connect AirPods or Bluetooth headphones to your Apple Watch.
  2. Open the Music app.
  3. Play an album or playlist. Then you can turn shuffle on or off.
    • Turn on shuffle: Tap Shuffle Off  to turn Shuffle On . You can also tap Library, tap Albums or Songs, then tap Shuffle All.
    • Turn off shuffle: Tap Shuffle On  to turn Shuffle Off .

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