How To Set A Sleep Timer On Spotify

Do you listen to music or podcasts to help you sleep at night? Do you want Spotify to stop playing music after some time? If so, you can use the sleep timer feature on the app. In this way, your phone doesn’t have to play music all night while you’re asleep. Follow our guide below, and we’ll show you how.


Listening to music or podcast episodes can help people relax and sleep at night. However, some don’t want the audio playing all night as they sleep. On the other hand, playing music all night can leave your phone’s battery drained in the morning.

Thankfully, Spotify has a sleep timer option for iOS and Android devices. With the help of this feature, you can rest easy, knowing that the music will stop playing after the set time passes.

By using the sleep timer on Spotify, there’s no need for you to play music all night as you sleep. In this way, you won’t find your phone low on battery when you wake up in the morning.

Here’s our guide about using the sleep timer feature on Spotify.

How to use sleep timer on Spotify

If you want to stop playing music on Spotify after some time, you can set a sleep timer while you’re listening to a track. With the help of this feature, you can play music to help you sleep that automatically turns off after your set time ends.

You can use the sleep timer feature on the Spotify app for iOS and Android. Check our tutorial here, and we’ll show you how to do it from an Android phone.

  1. Open Spotify on your device and sign in to your account.
  2. Play some songs or podcast episodes that you like.
  3. Tap the “Now playing” bar at the bottom of your screen.

  4. Tap the three dots icon on the top right corner of your screen.

  5. On the options that appear on your screen, select “Sleep timer.”

  6. Select the duration that you want to set until the app stop playing.

That’s how you set a timer while playing music or podcast episodes on the Spotify mobile app. Once the timer duration ends, the app will automatically stop playing so that you don’t need to manually stop it.

Unfortunately, there’s no sleep timer on the Spotify desktop app. The feature is only available for the iOS and Android versions.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to use the sleep timer feature, you can play music at your bedtime while ensuring that it stops automatically after some time. In this way, you don’t need to bother opening your phone and manually stopping the audio.

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