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3 Ways to Translate Spotify Lyrics on Phone and Web

Apart from being a digital music platform, Spotify gives you access to many handy features, such as you can set a sleep timer while listening to music on your iPhone or play your favorite track while your MacBook is sleeping. However, in this reading, we will see how you can translate the lyrics of a song playing on your Spotify app into any of the provided languages.

How to translate Spotify lyrics?

While adding lyrics isn’t new, Spotify has updated with features that let you translate lyrics into another language. Let’s find out how this can be done.

Translate Spotify Lyrics on Android and iPhone

You can easily translate lyrics using Spotify app on your Android and iPhone with just one click. Follow the steps below on how to do this.

1. Launch the Spotify app (Android, iOS) on your phone

2. Play the song you want to listen to and swipe up to access “Lyrics”.

Translate Spotify Lyrics

3. Press the Translation button at the top right.

4. The translated version of the lyrics will appear below each snippet in the original language.

Translate Spotify Lyrics

To note: As of now, translation works on Hindi songs and is limited to a few songs only. It will be expanded to more songs in the future. Until support expands, you can use third-party means to translate your favorite songs.

Translate lyrics via third-party service

You can use third-party apps to translate unsupported song lyrics on Spotify. Here’s how it works:

1. Download the Musixmatch Lyrics app on your phone.

2. Log in to the app and grant permission to access notifications.

3. Link to your Spotify account by pressing the “Relate” button under settings option.

4. Once connected, listen to any song on your Spotify app and access the lyrics by swiping up.

5. Now press the “Musix match” popup and choose the language of your choice to see the translated lyrics.

Bonus: Translate lyrics on the web

Similarly, there are extensions to translate lyrics on “Spotify for web”. Here’s how it works:

1. Add the Mate Translate extension to your web browser.

Translate Spotify Lyrics

2. Once added, choose the language in which you want to translate the lyrics.

3. You can even enable double click to translate or a hotkey for the same.

4. Once done, simply choose to double clickswipe to select the lyrics, or use the keyboard shortcut Shift + T, on the song you want to translate and click on the Companion extension icon.

Translate Spotify Lyrics

5. Instantly translated lyrics will appear and can also be copied.

Translate Spotify Lyrics

Similarly, you can also use the Google Translate extension.


In this article, we have explained how you can translate lyrics on Spotify. You can also check out our guide on using extensions on Android. Moreover, you can also learn how to enable extensions in incognito mode. Hope you found this helpful, if you did; be sure to like and share it. Check out more tips linked below and stay tuned for more such tech tips.

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