Playlists in Spotify provide a convenient way for you to combine a group of songs that are perfect for a mood, situation, or event. There are a lot of great existing playlists to which you can subscribe, and many of them will come up when you are searching for songs or artists.
But you may eventually want to make your own playlist with the perfect mix of songs for you. This is possible in the iPhone Spotify app, and you may have already created one. But once the playlist exists, it’s time to start adding songs to it. If you are having trouble finding the method that will let you include songs on your Spotify playlist, then follow our instructions below.
How to Include a Song on a Spotify Playlist on an iPhone
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. The Spotify app being used is the most current version available when the article was written. This guide assumes that you already have a playlist, and that you want to put songs on it. If not, then this guide can show you how to create a Spotify playlist.
Step 1: Open the Spotify app.
Step 2: Select the Search option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Enter the search term that you want to use to find the song, then touch the three circles to the right of the song.
Step 4: Choose the Add to Playlist option.
Step 5: Select the playlist to which you want to add the song.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.