How to Add Friends on Spotify – Are you a Spotify user and finding it difficult to add friends on the platform? Or do you know a friend that knows a friend that is can’t add friends on Spotify?
Are you a new user of this application and you wish to add friends but yet you do not know how to go about it?
Spotify is an application, a current application that was released in April 2006. The application has it headquartered in Sweden.
This application has subsidiaries like Spotify Limited, Spotify Mexico, Spotify USA, Spotify India private limited, etc.
This application seems to take care of the feature another application seeks to be in its premium features.
The application helps have access to thousands of pieces of music, it also has updated music for you to download with ease.
Spotify is a free application but it also has premium services and one of the features of the premium service is that you can download music whether you are offline or online.
Spotify allows you to make premium subscriptions using the ALAT application /debit or credit card. Other it provides other pay stack means of payment.
Spotify has features just like social media platforms, you can view other person playlists and their favorite playlists that are public and others can see yours too.
All you need do is select your followers and also make your profile public so others can follow you.
In this article, we will be giving you the guidelines, or let’s say a step-by-step guide on how to add friends on Spotify
How to Add Friends on Spotify
This application is not just a music application but is changing to a social media platform. It helps you to play music together with your friends. To add friends follow the steps below.
There are several ways to add friends on Spotify, but we will focus on these two.
- Through Facebook
- By Username
- Profile sharing
THROUGH FACEBOOK (Android)
To add your Facebook from Facebook on Spotify, you need to first allow Spotify to have access to your Facebook account.
To add your Facebook account on Spotify you follow the steps
Using your preferred browser and a stable data connection, you launch the Spotify application.
On the dashboard, you check the top right corner and click the settings button
Just beneath your name, click on View your profile
You will be shown your private dashboard, where you have all the playlists you have created, the number of followers you have, and the number of people you are following
Just under the profile picture, you click on the three dots close to the edit button
The very first option you will be shown is to find friends, the second is the share and the preview profile.
You are to click on the find friend option
The next page you will see is like the picture you see below. It seeks to connect Facebook so you can follow people you know to see what they are listening to on Spotify.
Spotify also reaffirms that it will not post anything without your permission. You are to click on the connect Facebook option that is being highlighted with blue color (the Facebook blue color)
Click on the CONTINUE button to grant Spotify access to your Facebook app.
After that, you are to click on the open Facebook application.
If you have your Facebook account logged in through the same gadget, you will be requested to continue with your Facebook username.
If you are not logged in using the same gadget it will open the Facebook login requesting you log in with your Facebook details.
You are to input your normal Facebook password, email, or username to log in.
Once your account has been connected to Facebook you will be able to see your friends that are connected and have the Spotify application.
You can decide if you wish to follow all or if you wish to follow the selected person.
Note for users that are operating desktop, you are to search for friend activity and select add friends
FOR DESKTOP USERS
Lunch the Spotify application.
On the right sidebar of your computer, you will see friends
If it is not at the right top corner of your interface, click on the view button at the top bar (friends activity.
Click the add friends icon that is on the sidebar
It will show you a slide that requires you to connect to Facebook.
This will demand that you log in to your Facebook account using your email and password
After connecting to your Facebook you return to your friend’s activity and refresh the page
All your friends on Facebook that are on the Spotify application will show and the music or playlist they have made public will be shown.
You can choose to follow or add all and you can choose to select based on your preference.
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Adding Someone on Spotify by username (ANDROID)
Open the Spotify application
On the interface, you will find the search button
Copy the person’s username you wish to find paste in the search box
Select the copy link and paste the username on the Spotify search bar
Select the search button and it will display the owner of the username, there you can add, follow or view the person’s streams
Launch the application
Select the account through the drop down menu on the side bar.
A web page with your Spotify application will be displayed.
You can paste the Spotify username at the Spotify search bar and click on the search
This will lead you to the owner of the account and then you can either follow the person or add the person.
You can always add friends on the Spotify application through profile sharing
Open the application Spotify
Click on the setting icon at the top right corner of the dashboard
Click on the view profile option beneath your username
Select the three-dot just after the edit profile
Click on the share button
A lot of share options will pop up ranging from WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Messenger to snapchat, etc. You can share to any of those media platforms
You can also choose to share it b copying the link and pasting it wherever you wish to paste it. Any of your intending friends who see the link and click it will be able to follow you or add you on their Spotify application.
What are the different ways I can add friends on Spotify?
Basically, there are three ways; through Facebook, through sharing of the profile, and through username
Can I view my friend’s activity?
Yes, you can view but only playlists and streams that are made public. You cannot view private streams or playlists.
This article gives you a detailed description of how to add friends on the Spotify application. it places emphasis on the three basic methods.
It also stresses the guidelines for an Android user and a desktop user. So no one is left out.