Spotify is among the most used music and audio apps around the world. It’s a favorite among users for how easy it is to navigate and the great suggestions it provides for what to listen to next.
The more time you spend using the app, the better your experience will be. And a big part of that is thanks to you taking the time to like and dislike songs. It’s a simple thing to do, but it vastly improves the algorithm. So if you haven’t already, here’s how you can like and dislike songs on Spotify.
How to like songs on Spotify
When you play a song on the Spotify app, a heart symbol floats nearby, and that’s what you use to like songs. Could not been more easy.
Once you start playing a song, you’ll need to tap on the music player at the bottom of the screen. After opening it, just tap on the button heart shaped button on the left side of the button that takes you back to the previous song.
If you do not want to play the song, you can touch the three dot button next to the song to open a new menu. Then all you need to do is tap What.
Whichever method you choose, once the heart is green it means you liked the song, very easy.
How to stop liking songs on Spotify
Hiding or unliking your song is a great Spotify playlist tip that you should start using. Don’t worry; it’s as easy as you like your songs.
First, start playing a song and tap the music player at the bottom of the screen to go full screen. Next, if you’re on Android, tap the button with a dash inside a circle on the right side of the play/pause button.
Once you press it, it takes you to a screen with options for what you can do with the song in question, including the hide this song option. For iPhone users, you will need to tap on the button three dot button in the upper right corner of your screen. Faucet hide song and the song is officially hidden and he doesn’t like it.
If you want to avoid listening to a song, you can search for it via the search tab; you can search with song name or song lyrics. Then press the button three dot button next to the song name and select don’t play this.
Why it’s important to like and dislike songs on Spotify
You may think that liking and disliking songs on Spotify isn’t worth the time and effort, but the opposite is true. As with most apps today, Spotify has an algorithm that helps navigate your experience within the app, similar to how social media algorithms work.
And just like social media algorithms have some benefits, using Spotify’s algorithms to your advantage is actually a good thing.
The more you interact with the app, the better your experience will be. That means Likes and Dislikes lets Spotify select songs you’ll enjoy listening to. It trains the algorithm and helps it discover your preferences, getting a more personalized experience with every like and dislike.
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Since it involves clicking or tapping a few buttons in a matter of seconds, it pays off whether you like the songs or not. And it won’t take long to reap the benefits.
Soon after starting, you’ll get top songs, playlists, and artist suggestions. Curate your experience by teaching the app what you like and what you don’t like; well worth the time and effort.