What are Spotify collaborative playlists?
A collaborative playlist is where you and other Spotify members
can collaborate in order to curate it. You can turn any of your
Spotify playlists into a collaborative playlist and allow to anyone to add or
re-order tracks, but NOT to delete tracks added by other
collaborators. Only the creator/owner is able to delete any
entry. The owners of a
playlist can also see everyone who contributed to the playlist via
their user avatars on the playlist header. For entry added to
the collaborative playlist the the avatar of the person
who added it will be shown.
How to create a collaborative playlist
Collaborative playlists are stupidly easy to create and consist
of a great method to gain followers, swap
recommendations, share your music discoveries, and in general
with other people. To create a collaborative playlist:
· First create a normal
· Then go to your library and
select the playlist you want to make collaborative.
· Tap the "add user" button in the header to make the
playlist collaborative. If you can't see such button then
select "invite collaborators". This generates a valid link
for 24 hours which should turn your playlist to
collaborative once used.
· Share the link copied to clipboard and start inviting more
friends to add songs or podcast.
Collaborative playlists are in fact a great way
to maintain playlists in partnership with other people.
Recently, Spotify added new ways of controlling the
collaborative playlists allowing users to keep closer tabs on
who has access to those playlists. The playlist owners have now the ability to invite
remove) users from collaborating. Owners are also able to set
collaborative playlists to private, so no one can listen to,
search for or view those mixes except for the people you've