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Spotify playlists: how to create shortcuts on Android | Players

Spotify for Android allows users to create shortcuts to favorite bands playlists and albums on their mobile home screen. Exclusive to the Android version, the ideal resource for users who want to quickly start a personal playlist or who want to save new albums to remember to listen to later. When you touch the shortcut, Spotify starts in the playlist, thus speeding up the action to listen to the music through the app.

To test the feature, we used a Moto C Plus with Android 7.0 (Nougat) system. However, the function is only available for tablets and smartphones with newer versions of Android.

Check out how to create shortcuts to your favorite playlists and discs on Spotify for Android.

Tutorial shows how to create shortcuts for playlists on Spotify for Android Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudoTutorial shows how to create shortcuts for playlists on Spotify for Android Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

Tutorial shows how to create shortcuts for playlists on Spotify for Android Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

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When to create shortcuts for playlists

Step 1. Open Spotify and tap on the "Your Library" option. Then, tap on the "Playlists" option.

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When accessing playlists on a Spotify profile through the Android app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Touch the three-dot icon next to the playlist you chose to create an icon for. On the next screen, use the "Add home screen" option.

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When to add a Spotify playlist cone to the Android home screen Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Go to the device's home page to check the shortcut created and tap on it. Once this is done, the playlist will open quickly on the screen.

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When opening a Spotify playlist via a shortcut on the Android desktop Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When to create shortcuts to discs on the Android home screen

Step 1. Search for a disc or access the list of albums saved in your library in the application. Touch the three dot icon next to the disc description and choose the option "Add home screen".

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When to add a Spotify disc shortcut to the Android home screen Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Go to the device's home screen and touch the album icon so that it opens on the screen.

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When opening a disc on Spotify from a shortcut created on Android Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Take advantage of the tip to not waste time listening to your playlists and records on Spotify on Android.

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