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How to Change Playback Speed on Spotify [Updated]

By Liam Garcia

Updated on March 14, 2023

“Today, I’m checking out Joe Rogan’s podcast in the Spotify program and was wondering if there was an option to adjust the speed of the video. Normally when I watch things on YouTube, I watch videos at 1.5 speed. Watching the Joe Rogan podcast in the Spotify app isn’t ideal without the ability to adjust the speed. Is this option available?” – from Spotify Community

Changing Spotify playback speed is, after all, a very basic need for lots of Spotify users. However, it is impossible to adjust the speed of the video on Spotify now. Luckily, there is a feature for increasing podcast speed on Spotify. Here’s what you want to know to change the speed of podcasts on Spotify. If you want to speed up songs on Spotify, we have a guide for that, too.

Part 1. Frequently Asked Questions about Spotify Playback Speed

Question 1. What is the normal podcast speed on Spotify?

A: The normal playback speed of podcasts is 1×. But you can alter the speed of a podcast on Spotify. You can play podcasts at speeds of 0.5×, 0.8×, 1×, 1.2×, 1.5×, 1.8×, 2×, 2.5×, 3×, and 3.5×.

Question 2. Can you speed up songs on Spotify?

A: No, you cannot speed up songs on Spotify. Currently, only podcast speed controls can be accessible across all devices. So, you can change the speed of podcasts on Spotify.

Question 3. Is there a way to speed up songs on Spotify?

A: Sure! There are some ways to help you change Spotify playback speed on your computer or mobile phone. If you are interested in how to adjust speed on Spotify, continue to read the post.

Part 2. How to Speed up Spotify Podcasts on PC/Mobile

The new feature of changing the speed of podcasts on Spotify gives you a better listening experience. With the built-in speed changer on Spotify, you are able to directly control the playback speed while listening to podcasts. The example shown below is to adjust the speed of podcasts with the latest version of Spotify on your computer or mobile phone.

For Mac and PC Users:

Launch the Spotify app on your computer, then select your favorite podcast to play. Next, click the Change Speed icon at the bottom of the playing screen. Now you can change the speed from 0.5× to 3× according to your personal demand.

For iPhone and Android Users:

Fire up the Spotify music player on your mobile phone and start to play podcasts you listen to daily. Then go to the playing screen and tap the Change Speed icon at the left bottom of the screen. Now you can select the speed you want to while listening to podcasts. Or you can adjust the speed bar to select a playback speed.

Part 3. How to Speed up Podcasts/Songs on Spotify Web Player

To change the speed of podcasts on Spotify, you just find a speed changer on your playing page. However, if you want to speed up songs on Spotify, there is no official method available for you. It doesn’t matter, with a Spotify playback speed extension called Spotify Playback Speed, you will have the ability to speed up songs from Spotify.

Step 1. Navigate to the page of Spotify Playback Speed or search for Spotify Playback Speed in the Chrome Web Store, then click the Add to Chrome button.

Step 2. After installing this Spotify speed extension, open the Spotify Web Player and log into your Spotify account.

Step 3. Click the Change Speed icon to increase or decrease the level to adjust the playback speed.

If you want to slow the speed down to 0.1× or speed the songs up to 3× and higher, you can click the Settings button to change the minimum and maximum speed. After changing the preset speed, click the Save button, and you’ll adjust the speed according to your settings.

Part 4. How to Adjust Playback Speed Spotify via Tunelf

The above methods give you the chance to adjust the speed of podcasts on your devices. As well, you could speed up songs from Spotify web player. However, there are still lots of users who want to directly change the speed of Spotify tracks on their devices. Here, the best method is to download Spotify music and then play them on those media players with a speed changer.

4.1 Method to Speed Up/Down Spotify Songs

With Tunelf Spotibeat Music Converter, you are able to download music from Spotify without Premium and save them to several universal audio formats. It can ensure that all downloaded music tracks are saved up to 320kbps with the ID3 tags. Then you can also enjoy Spotify music with the original sound quality.

After completing the conversion and download, you can transfer those converted music files downloaded by Tunelf software to those media players coming with a speed changer. First, follow the below tutorial to download songs from Spotify with Tunelf software. Then, you can play Spotify songs through a media player that has a built-in speed changer or use some speed changers to change the speed of Spotify songs.

Key Features of Tunelf Spotibeat Music Converter

  • Download Spotify playlists, songs, and albums with free accounts easily
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, WAV, FLAC, and other audio formats
  • Keep Spotify music tracks with lossless audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Remove ads and DRM protection from Spotify music at a 5× faster speed

Step 1 Select songs you want to play

Start by launching Tunelf Spotify Music Converter on your computer then wait for that Spotify to open automatically. Then navigate to your music library on Spotify and start to select songs you want to play. When viewing a curated song or playlist you want, just drag and drop it to the interface of the converter. Or you could copy the URI of the song or playlist and paste it into the search box for the load.

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Step 2 Adjust the audio parameters

Next, go to set the output audio parameters for Spotify songs. To do this, click the menu bar, choose the Preferences option, and switch to the Convert window. From there, you can set the output format and there are six audio formats, including MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, and WAV, for you to choose from. Besides, you could also adjust the bitrate, sample rate, and channel for better audio quality.

select output format

Step 3 Start to download Spotify music

Now come into the final step for initiating the download and conversion. Click the Convert button at the bottom right of the interface and the playlist will begin downloading, but keep in mind that it may take a little while depending on the size of the playlist and the speed of your internet connection. After the conversion is complete, you could browse your downloads in the converted list by clicking the Converted icon.

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4.2 How to Change Speed of Spotify Songs on Mobiles

For Android Users:

Step 1. Connect your Android device to your computer and transfer the downloaded Spotify music files to your Android device.

Step 2. Download and install Music Speed Changer from Google Play to your device.

Step 3. Import Spotify music files to the library, then select a Spotify playlist to play.

Step 4. Adjust Tempo to change the speed of Spotify songs you’re playing in real-time.

For iPhone Users:

Step 1. Transfer Spotify music files to your iPhone via iTunes or Finder.

Step 2. Download and install Audipo from the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 3. Transfer Spotify songs from the local folder to Audipo and select a Spotify song to play.

Step 4. Start to change the speed of Spotify songs from 0.5× to 2×.

4.3 How to Adjust Speed of Spotify Songs on Computers

For PC Users:

Step 1. Open Windows Media Player on your PC computer and click the Music Library button.

Step 2. Click the Add Folder button and select the converted Spotify music folder to add.

Step 3. In the Music Library, select an album or a playlist from Spotify to play.

Step 4. Click the More Options button and select the Speed option, then set the playback speed.

For Mac Users:

Step 1. Launch QuickTime Player on your Mac computer and click File > Open File.

Step 2. Browse the converted Spotify music files and select them, then click the Open button.

Step 3. Select a Spotify song to play and vary the playback speed of Spotify music by clicking the Forward or Rewind button.

Playback speeds of QuickTime Player included 2x, 5x, 10x, 30x, and 60x. You can click the forward or rewind button to change the playback speed while the music is playing. Or you can use the playback controls in the Touch Bar if your Mac has a Touch Bar.


To change Spotify playback speed, follow these simple steps in each method. This way, you can speed up songs from Spotify web player or increase podcast speed on your device. But as Tunelf Spotibeat Music Converter comes, you could download Spotify songs then freely speed up your favorite tracks on those players with a built-in speed changer.

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1 reply on “How to Change Playback Speed on Spotify [Updated]”

Joey Dodge ON

I can’t figure out how to import my Spotify songs to this app.

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