How to Enable a Sleep Timer on Spotify from iPhone and Android

Relaxing your mind with soulful music is all that you need at the end of a hectic day. But many of you leave your phone playing music all night. And the result – complete battery drain and you might get disturbed in the deep sleep due to the music. Does this happen with you when you use Spotify on your smartphone? If yes, then you should use the sleep timer on Spotify to get rid of such situations.

The sleep timer is a new feature for both iOS and Android users and it allows you to set a timer to stop playing music at a certain time. It’s very easy to set up on both iPhone and Android devices. So without further ado, let’s see how to set a sleep timer on Spotify.

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How to Set a Sleep Timer for Spotify on iPhone and Android Device

For Android users, it’s pretty straightforward to enable sleep timer. But for iPhone or iPad users, there are two ways through which you can turn on the sleep timer on your Spotify.

Editor’s Note: If you want to get sleep timer in Spotify on your device, you need to have the latest version updated on your iOS and Android devices.

How to Turn ON Sleep Timer in Spotify on iPhone Using Clock App

Did you ever notice the feature that’s already available in the iOS clock app which can pause your audio or video in a given time frame? Not just Spotify but this feature works with most of the apps that play music or videos. So here’s how you can do it.

Step #1. Open Spotify app and play some music because, without this, you won’t be able to proceed. I hope you’re already playing it.

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Open Spotify App and Select Play List on iPhone

Step #2. Now, launch Clock App on your iPhone and tap on Timer option from the right bottom of your screen.

Launch Clock App and Tap on Timer on iPhone

Step #3. Next, select the desired time, maybe 15 mins or 30 mins and tap on When Time Ends option right below the timer count to select an action to implement.

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Set Time and Tap on When Timer Ends in Clock App on iPhone

Step #4. Scroll down to the bottom to select Stop Playing and then tap on Set from the right top corner. Once done, tap on Start.

Tap on Set to Enable Sleep Timer in Spotify Using Clock App on iPhone

This will now activate the timer so that the music being played in your Spotify app gets stopped. In this process, your iPhone is locked when the time limit ends and hence, it keeps your device safe from battery drain overnight.

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How to Set a Sleep Timer in Spotify App on iPhone

I hope the above method worked for you. And here’s another one which you can give it a try to enable sleep timer in the Spotify app.

Step #1. Launch Spotify app to play some music or podcast. Now tap on the Now Playing option on your screen.

Launch Spotify App and Choose Song on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on three dots from the top-right corner if you’re listening to music or tap on the moon icon from the bottom right corner if you’re listening to the podcast.

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Tap on Hamburger icon and Select Sleep Timer in Spotify App on iPhone

Step #3. Now select the time by scrolling down and set it as per your needs.

Select Time to Set Sleep Timer in Spotify App on iPhone

Well, that’s it! It’s pretty simple to get it from the Spotify app itself. But using the 1st method of the iPhone Clock App can restrict all the music and video playing apps. And that could be handy if you are using multiple entertainment apps.

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How to Enable Sleep Timer in Spotify App on Android Device

The method in Android is very much similar to iOS devices. Here’s how to set the sleep timer in Spotify to make it stop automatically after a certain period. 

Step #1. Open Spotify App and play the music track you want to hear. Now tap on the three-dot option from the top-right corner.

Tap on Hamburger icon in Music Track on Spotify Android App

Step #2. Now, scroll down and tap on Sleep Timer option to set a time or just select End of Track if you want to wrap it up quickly.

Enable Sleep Timer in Spotify App on Android Device

That’s it! It’s done within a matter of seconds. 

Summing Up…

Spotify users around the world had been asking regarding such features in the past and the giant has delivered within no time. And I hope people are enjoying it already with this new feature. Make sure to update your Spotify app to the latest version, else, you won’t be able to see the Sleep Timer option on both iOS and Android devices.

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So, did you try setting up the sleep timer option in Spotify on your iPhone or Android device? If not, give it a try and feel the difference. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and do not forget to download our iGB app to get the latest updates and tutorials for your smartphones!

Suraj Padmasalihttps://www.igeeksblog.com/
Suraj is a digital marketing expert on the iGB's team. He contributes to the social media section along with tips and tricks for iPhone, Apple Watch. Apart from blogging, he likes to work out as much as he can in his gym and love to listening to retro music.
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