iPhone Playlist Shuffle Stuck on Repeat

iPhone playlist shuffle stuck on repeat problem.

How to fix it when only one song plays on repeat in an Apple Music playlist even when you have selected shuffle.

Well this is a situation we encountered at the weekend. It drove us mad for a while! The same song playing over and over again when shuffle was selected on an iPhone music playlist.

We made a playlist, chose shuffle songs but the first song kept repeating itself! It took us a while to work it out but afterwards, we couldn’t believe how easy it was to fix.




When you have added the songs you want to a playlist, make sure that you do not select repeat, shuffle only. You have to tap on the first song while it is playing, then scroll up to view the Shuffle and Repeat functions. This is not visible when you just add the songs to a playlist. You will see what I mean by the image below.

iPhone Playlist Shuffle & Repeat Settings

Example of how to ensure your playlist plays all of the songs not just one! See how the button is highlighted for Shuffle and NOT for repeat.

iPhone shuffle on repeast

This is only a short article but I hope this helps your playlist play more than one song!

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