How to Add a Song to a Playlist in the iPhone Spotify App

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.

open the spotify app



Step 2: Select the Search option at the bottom of the screen.

search for the song

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.

open the song menu



Step 4: Choose the Add to Playlist option.

add to playlist



Step 5: Select the playlist to which you want to add the song.

how to add song to playlist in spotify iphone



Do you need to sign in with a different account in the Spotify app, but can’t figure out where to go to sign out of the current one? Learn how to switch accounts in Spotify on your iPhone if you need to access something from someone’s account that you can’t get from the current one.