How to Make a Collaborative Playlist on Spotify

By Charles Davis Updated on 2021-07-13 / Update for Spotify Tips

Need to make a big family party for coming Thanksgiving Day, but don't want to let one DJ to taste the whole Thanksgiving playlist? Maybe Spotify is a competent assistant to help you solve this problem, which not only offers best Thanksgiving songs but also has the excellent collaborative playlist feature. So that everyone can get their say and Thanksgiving playlist can fit the mood best.

Team up to manage the ultimate Thanksgiving playlist, you just need to launch Spotify app on your Mac, Windows or mobile devices and then choose Collaborate playlist to get started. Nest, all people in the big party will be able to add, delete and reorder Spotify songs for happy Thanksgiving holiday.

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Part 1. How to Make and Share Collaborative Playlist on Spotify

Way 1. Make and Share Spotify Collaborative Playlist on PC

Step 1. Launch Spotify app on your computer and scroll down to 'Playlists' section in the left-side menu. Now you can create a new playlist or right-click an existing playlist.

Step 2. It will pop up a function window, in which you can see 'Collaborative Playlist' is the list. Just click this option and there is a new white circle appearing next to the playlist.

Step 3. Now, you can share collaborative playlist Spotify with one person by clicking the 'Share' icon in the playlist. And then they can make changes to the songs and tracks of Collaborative playlist.

Tips: You can also share Collaborative playlist with friends via other ways. For the detailed tutorial, please visit this source page: 4 Ways to Share Spotify Playlists with Friends. When your friends receive the URL of Spotify playlist, they can click the 'Follow' button to edit the playlist in the accordance with their ideas.

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Way 2. Make and Share Spotify Collaborative Playlist on iOS/Android

If you don't use your Facebook account to sing up Spotify subscription, it could be easier to disconnect Spotify account from Facebook.

Step 1. Fire up Spotify mobile app on your iPhone or Android devices.

Step 2. Simply select the 'Your Library' section from the bottom navigation bar and click the 'Playlists' tab to open your playlist list.

Step 3. Choose the target playlist and tap the 'three dots' menu from the top-right corner of your favorite playlist.

Step 4. To make collaborative playlist, please select the 'Make Collaborative' option. And then follow again the step 3 to choose 'Share' button to share the collaborative playlists with your friends directly.

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Note: The collaborative feature isn't available on mobile devices for Spotify free users. To do this, please make sure you have upgraded your account to Spotify premium. Or you can learn the ways on getting Spotify Premium for free forever via this page: How to Get Spotify Premium Free.

Part 2. How to Download Spotify Collaborative Playlist as MP3

After the collaborative playlist on Spotify has made successfully, what should you do next? It must be to download Spotify playlist offline for playback well in your Thanksgiving party. In general, Spotify don't allow free users to download Spotify music for offline listening. Even downloaded well with Spotify Premium, you can't move Spotify songs downloads from Spotify app itself due to DRM protection.

Here, we can meet AudFree Spotify Playlist Downloader, which is capable of batch conversion of Spotify collaborative playlists for both free and premium subscribers. Besides, it can also convert Spotify songs, playlists and albums to MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4B and M4A so that you can play Spotify playlists on all devices and music players anywhere and anytime. Now, let's see how it works.

AudFree Spotify Playlist Downloader

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  • Losslessly break DRM lock from Spotify playlist and album
  • Download and convert Spotify playlist to MP3, AAC, WAV, etc.
  • Keep original ID3 tags and all metadata info
  • Work at 5X faster speed, edit music quality and parameters

Step 1. Fire up AudFree Spotify Playlist Downloader

Please download and install AudFree Spotify Playlist Downloader by clicking the above download link. After installation, please open it.

Step 2. Import collaborative playlist from Spotify to AudFree

There are two ways for users to add Spotify tracks to AudFree for downloading and converting. You can directly drag and drop Spotify music to the conversion window or copy the URL of Spotify collaborative playlist and paste this link to the search box and click '+' button to add them.

Step 3. Adjust output format and other audio parameters

As MP3 is the high-compatible audio format, you can set output format of Spotify playlist as MP3 by touching the 'Preferences' -> 'Convert' option. Also, you will be able to customize bit rate as 320 kbps, sample rate as 44,100 Hz, audio channel as 1 or 2, etc. as you like.

Step 4. Download Spotify collaborative playlist as MP3

Just click the 'Convert' button at the bottom-right corner of the main interface and AudFree Spotify Playlist Downloader will remove Spotify DRM lock, download Spotify music offline and convert them to MP3 files simultaneously. After conversion, you can locate Spotify MP3 files on destination folder directly.

Part 3. In Conclusion

No matter for which reason to make a collaborative playlist, there is no doubt that it's a nice experience to make and manage one playlist with friends. Thanks to Spotify's collaborative playlist feature, music lovers can easily create a collaborative playlist on Spotify on all devices, including computer, mobile and tablet.

Just refer to the above steps to make the perfect playlist and download this new collaborative playlist as MP3 files for your big party. If you have any problem when making collaborative playlist on Spotify, please leave it on the common area and we will give the possible answer as soon as possible.

Charles Davis

Charles Davis

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Charles Davis is the chief-editor of AudFree Company, who writes a variety of tech articles and music reviews, such as hot software releases and Spotify music tips.

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