How to See Lyrics for Currently Playing Songs on Spotify

Dan Price 12-12-2019

Spotify has an entirely justified reputation for removing useful and much-loved features. One of the lost features which caused the most outcry among users was the removal of song lyrics.


In its place, Spotify introduced the largely unimpressive Behind the Lyrics. Instead of showing you the lyrics of a track, you can now only see “key lyrics,” accompanied by the story of what inspired them. Worse still, the feature is not available on all songs and is only available in English.

As we said, it’s unimpressive.

But did you know there’s still a way to enjoy a song’s lyrics? At least, there is if you’re listening on an Android device. You just need to install the QuickLyric app. Let’s take a closer look.

Get Lyrics for Currently Playing Songs on Spotify

To begin, you’ll need to download the QuickLyric app from the Google Play Store. Once you have installed it on your device, just follow the simple step-by-step instructions below to set up Spotify correctly.

  1. Open the Spotify app.
  2. Go to the Settings menu.
  3. Scroll down to Device Broadcast Status.
  4. Slide the toggle into the On position.

Next, use Spotify to start playing a song and head back to the QuickLyric app. The song’s lyrics should instantly display on the screen. Some songs even have live lyrics available. Once a song ends, you might need to hit the refresh button to change the lyrics to the new track.


QuickLyric actually works with several Android music playing apps The 15 Best Offline Music Player Apps for Android Want to play music on your phone without using Wi-Fi or data? Here are the best offline music player apps for Android. Read More , including Google Play Music, Apple Music, and VLC. And remember, there are lots of other ways to get lyrics on the web 6 Non-Crappy Ways to Find Lyrics for Your Favorite Songs When it comes to music, I'm a lyrics maniac. When the Internet came along, I was looking for lyrics for any new song I encountered, wanting to make sure I really knew what this song... Read More . With all the resources out there, you will be a karaoke king in no time!

While you’re here, check out our best Spotify playlists for the summer and how to customize Spotify’s theme with Spicetify How to Customize Spotify With Spicetify Themes Did you know that Spotify is customizable? With the help of Spicetify, you make Spotify look more colorful with themes. Read More .

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    June 11, 2019 at 8:39 am

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