Best Ways to Publish or Share Spotify Playlists

Posted by Adam Gorden on 02/03/2018 19:15:22 PM.

Social sharing is one of Spotify's best features that enables users to create and share their custom playlists to others with ease. If you are fond of making personalized playlists on Spotify but not yet familiar with the process to publish those playlists to the world or share them to your friends, then you can take a few minutes to dig this post which will offer the most popular and easiest options for sharing playlists on Spotify desktop and mobile apps.

Part 1. How to Share Spotify Playlists with Desktop App

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If you primarily use Spotify music service on your computer, you should simply follow these instructions to share your playlists on Spotify desktop.

Step 1Create A Playlist to Share

Firstly, launch Spotify app on your PC. If you haven't created a custom playlist yet, you should click the New Playlist button on the left side of the screen to create one. Then name the new playlist and add any track to it as you like.

Step 2Share Spotify Playlists with Friends

Now click the newly created playlist name and then three-dot More button next to Play. Highlight Share and you'll get easy links of the playlist to share on social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Tumblr, etc. Clicking each one of these icons will open the corresponding website with a pre-formatted message, including a link to the playlist. You can also just select Copy Playlist Link to copy a link to the playlist to your clipboard so that you can share it to your friends later.

Note: You may be confused by the other two link options, including Copy Embed Code and Copy Spotify URI. Specifically speaking, using embed code, you can embed a widget with your Spotify playlist on a blog or forum post, while Spotify URI will open the playlist in Spotify's desktop app when someone clicks it. Anyway, you can choose any link sharing option that mostly meets your request.

Step 3Share Spotify Playlists Publicly

The step 2 shows the way to share playlists to friend privately. But if you want to let strangers to discover your playlist too, you should make it public on Spotify. To do this, simply click the three-dot button next to the playlist name and select Make Public. Then your personal playlists will be accessed by anyone else. They can only see the songs in the playlist but can't make changes to it.

Part 2. How to Share Spotify Playlists on Mobile

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The process to share Spotify playlist on mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, or Android is similar to desktop app. Here's how.

Step 1Share Playlist Privately

Locate the playlist on Spotify app and click the three-dot button. Then select the Share option to share the playlist via social networks or separate links.

Step 2Publish Spotify Playlist to Others

When clicking the three-dot button, select the Make Public option. Then the playlist will be visible by all users of Spotify.

Part 3. Alternative Way to Share Spotify Playlists to Others

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Other than sharing the links of Spotify playlists, you can also choose to share the songs from Spotify to your friends, especially those who are using free account. As they can't download Spotify playlists with free subscription, this method will enable them enjoy your sharing offline on any device. To do this, all you need is an extra Spotify music tool called ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify. It's a smart app that can legally extract and download any track and playlist from Spotify and save it as MP3 or other common formats supported by all popular music players. Besides, it will preserve the original quality of Spotify music files as well as the ID3 tags. Once downloaded, you can freely share the Spotify playlists to others with the full control on the songs.

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Step 1Add Spotify Playlists to ViWizard

Once launching ViWizard Spotify Converter, it will load Spotify app automatically. Then log in your Spotify account and drag any playlist or track from the Spotify interface to ViWizard main window.

Step 2Choose Output Format

When the songs are loaded into ViWizard, click the top menu and choose Preferences where you'll be allowed to select the output format such as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A as well as the audio codec, bit rate, etc.

Step 3Start to Download and Convert Spotify Music as MP3

Now click the Convert button to begin downloading Spotify playlists as MP3 or other formats.

Once downloaded, you can share the songs to your friends or family members no matter you subscribed the Spotify premium or not. For more details and complete guide of using ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify, you can visit this link: How to Convert Spotify Music to MP3.


is an amateur writer engaged in ViWizard in 2013. He is a movie lover who write a lot of movie reviews for many websites and blogs.

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