Spotify AI DJ: A comprehensive user guide

Your personal AI DJ - Spotify's intelligent music curator

Spotify AI DJ: A comprehensive user guide

Spotify AI DJ feature was introduced in February 2023 as a beta feature for premium users in countries like the US and Canada. At present, it is available in close to 50 markets across Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Unfortunately, it is not yet available in India. However, there is a possibility that Spotify may introduce it in the country in the near future.

What is Spotify AI DJ?

If you are unsure what song to play on Spotify, you can rely on its AI DJ feature to curate a selection of songs you’ll love. The Spotify AI DJ acts as a personal DJ or virtual assistant, leveraging artificial intelligence to offer a personalised mix of music based on your listening habits and preferences, as well as introducing you to new tracks that align with your taste. This means the AI DJ can always produce music that matches your mood.

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The AI DJ can also provide information about the artists and songs you are listening to. It learns from your interactions by suggesting songs based on the ones you usually play and those you skip.

How to use Spotify AI DJ on a phone and PC

In order to use the Spotify AI DJ feature, you need to make sure you are running the latest version of Spotify. Following are the steps you need to take to access the AI DJ on Spotify:

1. Open the Spotify app on your Android or iOS device.

2. On the homepage of the app, tap on the Music feed at the top.

3. On the DJ card, tap the Play icon.

4. Spotify will start songs on its own. As mentioned above, it will play tracks from your library or newly curated tracks.

5. You can tap on the DJ button located in the bottom right corner if you’re not happy with what’s playing. It will start playing different genres, moods, or artists.

In addition to playing songs, the AI DJ provides engaging commentary and insights about the music and artists you’re listening to.

If you want to use AI DJ on your computer, you need to install the Spotify desktop app and perform the following steps:

1. Open the Spotify desktop app on a Windows or Mac PC.

2. On the left side of the app’s menu, you will see a DJ option.

3. Click on DJ and start listening to its tracks.

4. The DJ button is placed at the bottom right corner of the app to play a different track.

What to do if you do not see AI DJ on Spotify

As mentioned above, the Spotify AI DJ is available in limited markets. In the markets where it is available, users need to have an active Premium subscription. To access AI DJ, you must also ensure that you have the latest version of Spotify.

What if you meet all the above conditions and are still unable to access AI DJ? In this scenario, verify in the app’s Settings if AI DJ is enabled . To enable it, follow these steps:

1. Launch the Spotify app on your Android or iOS device.

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2. To access the Settings, navigate to the top-right corner of the app.

3. Scroll to Playback.

4. To enable AI DJ, scroll down and flip the toggle.

The Spotify AI DJ seamlessly blends AI with human curation, delivering a personalised listening experience that evolves with your taste. Whether you’re seeking familiar favourites or eager to explore new sounds, the AI DJ is your ultimate companion in the realm of music streaming.

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