iOS Tip: How to disable shake to shuffle feature

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Some may not know this but there’s a feature on your iPhone and iPod Touch devices called “Shake to shuffle” which can be used to change a music track or playlist simply by shaking it.

Some times this amazing feature can be a mess if you don’t realize it’s on, as it can lead to random change in music tracks.

How to disable shake to shuffle feature on your iPhone,

  • From the iPhone home screen, click Settings.
  • Then scroll down and choose iPod or Music depending on the option available.


  • The first option you would see is a slide for Shake to Shuffle. Move the slider to “Off” to disable the feature.


Shake to shuffle feature is made possible by the accelerometer, which is a built in sensor made to recognize movements.



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