After testing it for over a year, Spotify has publicly rolled out the lyrics features globally for free and paying users. The feature will be available across iOS, Android, Desktop(Windows 7 Mac), Gaming Consoles, and Smart TVs. Everywhere Spotify has an app, users will get access to real-time lyrics. Musixmatch provides the lyrics, a platform that offers Lyrics of 8 Million Songs.
Going a step ahead of the competition, Spotify has added a feature in which users can see the lyrics and share them. You might be curious to know how you can use the newly launched lyrics feature. That’s why here in this article, I have created an in-depth guide explaining how you can access Lyrics on Smartphones, desktops, and other operating systems.
How to Use Spotify Lyrics Feature
As mentioned earlier, the Spotify lyrics feature is available everywhere the company has an app. No matter where you have the Spotify app installed, you can get access to the feature. I have provided steps for all the platforms. Scroll down to the forum on which you want to get the feature.
On the Spotify Mobile App
Let’s start with the Spotify Mobile app, as it is the platform most people use. The Mobile app here means both Android and iOS platforms. The steps will apply to both the operating systems.
Step 1: Let’s suppose you are playing a song and want to see the lyrics. Tap on the Now Playing View of that song.
Step 2: While listening to the song, swipe up from the bottom of your screen.
Step 3: That’s it. Now you will see the lyrics of that song. Spotify will automatically scroll the lyrics in real-time to match the voice you are listening to.
Step 4: Now, if you want to go ahead the extra mile and share the lyrics, tap on the Share button given right at the bottom of the lyrics screen. Once done, select a specific line or complete lyrics and share it anywhere you want. It supports most of the third-party platforms. You can copy to clipboard to share pretty much anywhere.
So, this is how you can share see Lyrics on Spotify mobile app. It is effortless. Just tap on Now Playing view and swipe up from the bottom of your screen, and you will get access to lyrics.
On the Spotify Desktop App
Spotify has a Desktop app for both Windows and macOS. I have personally installed it on my Mac and use it almost every day to listen to music while writing these helpful tech articles for all of you. The lyrics feature is available for the Desktop app, and I can access it while typing these words. If you also want to see lyrics on the Desktop app, follow along with the below steps.
Step 1: While playing a song on the Spotify Desktop app, look for the Now Playing bar.
Step 2: Tap on the Microphone icon while the song is playing.
Step 3: That’s it. Now you will see the lyrics of the song that you are playing. It will also get scrolled in real-time, so you don’t have to match the lyrics.
It is relatively easy to see the lyrics on the Spotify Desktop app, and by following the above steps, you can easily do it.
On the Gaming Consoles
Spotify app is available on Gaming Consoles. So whether you have a PS5 or Xbox, you can install the Spotify app on it. The lyrics feature is made available on Gaming Consoles as well. You can get access to it very quickly by following the below steps.
Step 1: Open Spotify app on your Gaming Console and play a song.
Step 2: Tap on the Now Playing View from the playing screen.
Step 3: You will find a lyrics option tap on it to enable.
Step 4: Once done, Spotify will start showing lyrics of the song that you are playing. The lyrics will get scrolled down in real-time while the music is playing.
By following the four steps mentioned above, you can easily access the lyrics to feature on the Gaming Consoles. The steps are more similar on PS5 or Xbox. If you don’t see the songs feature, please wait for a few days as Spotify has just rolled out the feature, and it might take a few days to reach you.
On the SpotifyTV App
Being the most used music streaming app, Spotify also offers a TV app. The app is available on most the tvOS. Suppose you have the Spotify app installed on your TV and want to see the lyrics of the songs that you are playing. Here is how you can get access to lyrics on the SpotifyTV app.
Step 1: Play a song on the SpotifyTV app and open the Now Playing view.
Step 2: Go to the right corner of your TV screen to see the lyrics button.
Step 3: Select the lyrics button and enable it to see the lyrics.
Step 4: Once you have enabled the lyrics, you will start seeing the songs in real-time view. It will get scrolled just like the standard mobile and desktop app.
Above is the way how you can see the lyrics on the SpotifyTV app.
A lot of people love to read lyrics while listening to music. Another set of people use it for Karaoke purposes. Most of the other Music Streaming platforms had the lyrics feature, and Spotify was missing out on it. Now the no.1 music streaming platform has gone ahead and added a much-needed feature. As mentioned earlier, it is available everywhere. Spotify has an app. Be it Mobile, Desktop, Gaming Consoles, or smart TVs. You can see the lyrics on any of the mentioned platforms by following the simple steps provided above in the article. Are you able to get lyrics by following the steps provided in the article above? Do let us know in the comments.