How To View The Lyrics On Spotify

Do you want to sing while you’re playing the songs you love on Spotify? Are you having some trouble remembering some, if not, all the lyrics? If that’s the case, we have here a guide for you. We’ll show you how to view the lyrics of the currently playing song on Spotify. Whether you’re playing music through their desktop, web, or mobile app, we got you covered.


Spotify is one of the best music streaming services that offer free and premium plans. It has an extensive music library with millions of songs from different artists and genres, which its users can use regardless of their membership.

Aside from that, users can also view the lyrics on most of the songs on the platform. This way, they can sing along or check what the artist is saying when they’re playing music.

With the help of the lyrics feature, you don’t need to open your browser to search for the song that’s currently playing on Spotify. All you have to do is find the lyrics page or section on the app, and you’re good to go.

In our guide below, we’ll show you how you can view the lyrics of the songs whether you’re playing music on your phone or desktop. Without further ado, let’s get started.

How to check the lyrics of a song on Spotify

If you want to sing along while playing a song on Spotify, you can view its lyrics for reference. In this way, you won’t have any problems singing the music you love, even if you’re having trouble remembering its lines.

You can check a song’s lyrics on Spotify whether you’re using the desktop or mobile app. Follow our quick tutorials below to learn how to do it from both.

On your computer:
  1. Launch the Spotify app on your desktop or visit their web browser client and sign in to your account.
  2. Open one of your playlists or visit your library and play one of your songs.

  3. At the bottom-right part of your screen, click the microphone icon to open the lyrics.

Depending on which country you’re from, the provider of these lyrics is either Genius or Musixmatch. Either way, both works on most songs on the app. Also, Genius offers some history about some of the songs and lyrics that accompanies them.

With the help of these lyrics, you can go ahead and sing along with your favorite songs. The feature highlights the current part where you’re supposed to sing and automatically moves its pages as the song plays.

On your phone:
  1. Launch the Spotify mobile app and sign in to your account.
  2. Open “Your Library” or one of your playlists and play a song you like.

  3. Tap the song that’s currently playing at the bottom of your screen.

  4. Scroll down until you find the Lyrics section.

Always remember that there is music on Spotify without lyrics. Although some of them don’t have any like an instrumental, the app is trying its best to provide you lyrics for all the other songs. Every day, Musixmatch and Genius add new lyrics to their library, so you might find the song having one in the future.

To wrap things up

Now that you know how to view the lyrics of the current song that’s playing on Spotify, you can go ahead and sing along without worrying about messing up some of the lines of the song. In this way, you can enjoy your favorite music while knowing the right lyrics that come along with it.

Please note that not all songs on Spotify have lyrics. Some of them don’t have any, while others are not available on Musixmatch or Genius. However, as new these two services adds more songs to their library, there might be a time in the future when every song you like has its lyrics on Spotify.

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