How to Shuffle songs in iOS 8.4 and iOS 9 Music app

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iOS 8.4 and iOS 9 feature a redesigned Music app that brings a better design than the previous version. While the app has improved overall there are a few things that have annoyed many users. One of the things that users are seen complaining about is the lack of a dedicated ‘Shuffle’ button, that in older versions of the app allowed users to play all songs in their library in shuffle mode. If you haven’t figured out how to shuffle all songs in iOS 8.4 and iOS 9 Music app then read on to learn how to do it on your iOS device. (Read update below)

How to shuffle all songs in stock Music app

  1. Open the Music app and tap on the ‘My Music’ tab from the button bar.Music app shuffle
  2. Next, right under the ‘Recently Added’ section you will find a drop down button, tap on it and then select ‘Songs’ from the menu.
  3. Play any song from your Music library.
  4. Now make sure the ‘Repeat’ button is off. After that tap on the Shuffle button as shown in the screenshot below. Music app shuffle 1

That’s it. In addition to that you can also tell Siri to ‘Shuffle music’ by giving it a simple verbal command.

In addition to playing all songs in Shuffle mode you can also shuffle songs from a particular album, artist or genre in a similar way.

Update: The final version of iOS 9 includes a dedicated Shuffle button. To access it all you have to do is swipe down on Artists, Albums or Songs pages and hit ‘Shuffle All’.

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