Immediate Fixes to Amazon Music Shuffle Not Working

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug 4, 2022 5:00 PM.
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For streaming music on Amazon Music via web or app on multiple devices, Amazon completes its streaming with the activated shuffle mode, which enables users to stream songs in a playlist randomly.

While Amazon Music still working well in streaming music, Amazon Music random shuffle mode, starts to operate with issues - sometimes Amazon Music shuffle not random or sometimes Amazon Music not shuffling, so things can get inconvenient and even frustrating.

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Don't despair. There are some immediate fixes for the Amazon Music shuffle problem in this article. Also situation that Amazon Music shuffle not working is here for identification.

Part 1. How to Fix Amazon Music Shuffle Not Working
Part 2. Best Alternative to Enable Amazon Music Shuffle Free of Errors

Part 1. How to Fix Amazon Music Shuffle Not Working

Amazon Music shuffle problem comes up as several songs are on shuffle but other songs won't. This happens no matter what, and a bad update can make it worse. Reading on to check how to fix Amazon Music shuffle not working on Android and iOS devices.

1.1 Force Stop the Amazon Music App

For starters to force stop the Amazon Music app with a few simple steps on Android and iOS devices.

Force Stop Amazon Music App on Android

1. On the Android device, open "Settings".

2. From Settings, scroll down to find the "Apps & Notifications" section from the list.

3. Select "All apps" and tap "Amazon Music" from the apps list.

4. In Amazon Music's detailed page, tap "Force stop" to put Amazon Music app to a stop on Android.

Force Stop Amazon Music App on iOS

1. From iPhone's Home screen, swipe up from to bottom and pause in the middle of the screen. If there's a Home button, double click it to show apps' previews.

2. On the screen, swipe right or left to find the Amazon Music app's preview.

3. Pause in the Amazon Music app's preview and swipe up to force stop it.

Now reopen the Amazon Music app on Android or iOS device, the pervious steps should have cleared the Amazon Music shuffle problem and Amazon Music Shuffle mode can be enabled again.

1.2 Clear Cache from the Amazon Music App

Amazon Music cache can take up a lot space of the mobile devices and cause troubles in Amazon Music shuffle not working. If a force stop didn't make much sense to resume the shuffle, then corrupt cache should be cleared from the Amazon Music app.

Clear Cache from the Amazon Music App on Android

1. On the Android device, open "Settings".

2. From Settings, scroll down to find the "Storage" section.

3. In the Amazon Music app's detailed page, tap "Clear cache" option to clear cache from the Amazon Music app.

Clear Cache from the Amazon Music App on iOS

Unlike Android device, there's no option to clear all caches on iOS device, but a simple refresh can have the same effect.

1. On Amazon Music app, click "Clear Icon" on the upper right to go to "Settings".

2. Tap "Refresh My Music" at the bottom.

Now close the Amazon Music app and go back to it to check if this method works for the Amazon Music not shuffling.

1.3 Full Uninstall the Amazon Music App

If the two methods above still don't work, it's time to full uninstall the Amazon Music app from the mobile devices.

Uninstall the Amazon Music App from Android

1. On the Home screen, find Amazon Music app and tap and hold its app icon.

2. Press "Uninstall" option and then confirm.

Uninstall the Amazon Music App from iOS

1. On the Home screen, find Amazon Music app and tap and hold is app icon.

2. Press "Delete" option and then confirm.

Once the uninstallation completes, now all the Amazon Music data are deleted from the devices. Go to the app store to reinstall the Amazon Music app and open it again. Check if the Amazon Music shuffle problem is fixed and allows to shuffle all the songs through the playlist.

Part 2. Best Alternative to Enable Amazon Music Shuffle Free of Error

The fixes above should have work for the Amazon Music not shuffling on Android and iOS devices. If the Amazon Music Shuffle mode hasn't resumed the normal shuffling and still, Amazon Music shuffle plays same songs, then we'd like to introduce the best alternative to enable Amazon Music Shuffle free of error - using ViWizard Amazon Music Converter.

ViWizard Amazon Music Converter is a powerful tool to help troubleshoot Amazon Music not shuffling problems like shuffle not random further. It enables users to download all the accessible music tracks from Amazon to the computer.

What's more, the music tracks for shuffling can be converted in common audio formats like MP3, M4A, M4B. AAC, WAV or FLAC, which would set no limits to be transferred to the mobile devices for shuffling well. Also the listening experience can keep the same with a few output settings on the bit rate, sample rate and channel.

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Step 1Add Amazon Music to Download for Shuffling

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Download the correct version of ViWizard Amazon Music Converter to the computer. Launch it and wait for a few seconds until the Amazon Music desktop app pops up. On the Amazon Music app, sign in to your Amazon Music account to access to your playlists. Now just drag the playlists from Amazon Music and drop them to ViWizard's main interface. All the music songs in the playlists will be added and listed, waiting to be downloaded for shuffling.

Step 2Improve the Listening Experience

select the output format

To improve the listening experience, several output settings need to be done before a click on the 'Convert' button. Click the menu icon and select the 'Preferences' from the top. To avoid an Amazon Music shuffling problem, MP3 or FLAC is recommended to be set as output format. Bit rate parameter should be set as the standard 256kbps or Amazon Music HD's 320kbps. To save all the settings here, click the 'OK' button.

Step 3Convert Amazon Music for Shuffling

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Before click on the 'Convert' button, note the output path at the bottom. To change the output path, click on the three-dot icon next to it to select a new output folder. Now click the 'Convert' button to start downloading and converting all the songs for shuffling. At a 5x speed, the output folder will pop up after the conversion.

Step 4Transfer Amazon Music to Mobile Device

Now connect the phone to the computer via a USB stick and move all the downloaded music files to the "Music" folder. On the mobile device, now there shouldn't be a problem of Amazon Music not shuffling.

Conclusion

Hopes this article offers useful help to resume Amazon Music Shuffle Mode. ViWizard Amazon Music Converter can troubleshoot the Amazon Music shuffle problem further, give it a shot!

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