How To Follow Someone On Spotify

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Spotify is the leading music streaming app today. The rapid growth of Spotify is not just a fluke, the features and customer satisfaction provided by Spotify is remarkable. Not only you can listen to great music using this app, but you can also set alarms using Spotify and wake up to your favorite songs. Other than that you can follow your friends and see what they are listening to, you can also follow your favorite artists and get the latest updates from them.

In this article, we are going to provide you with various methods to follow your friends and favorite artists on Spotify. So stay tuned.

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Follow Your Friends On Spotify

Using Desktop App

It is really easy to find and follow your Facebook friends on Spotify using the Desktop app. All you need to do is follow the basic steps given below.

1. Launch the Spotify app on your device.

2. Now click on Find Friends located at the extreme right corner of the screen. If you’re not able to see the column on the right side then maximize your Spotify screen.

find friends on Spotify

3. After that, click on Connect To Facebook.

connect Facebook on Spotify

4. Now a Facebook window will open. Provide your credentials in the respective columns and click on Log In.

facebook log in

5. Your Spotify app is now connected to Facebook.

6. Now you can see the list of your Facebook friends who are available on Spotify. You can follow all of them by clicking on Follow All or you can select individually by clicking on the Follow button next to their name.

follow friends on Spotify

7. If you are already connected to Facebook, then your Facebook friends list will directly open after clicking on the Find Friends option.

Using Mobile App On Android And iPhone

Spotify phone app is not much different from the desktop app. The steps to follow Facebook friends are quite easy in the mobile app too. The steps to do so are as follow.

1. Launch the Spotify app on your smartphone and tap on the Settings icon available at the top right of the screen.

Spotify settings option

2. After that, scroll down a bit and tap on Connect to Facebook, just below the Listening activity option.

connect facebook on Spotify in mobile

3. Now provide your login details and tap on Log In.

4. After that, tap on View Profile under Settings.

view profile

5. Tap on Find Friends to see all your Facebook friends available on Spotify.

find friends in mobile

6. Now you can follow your friends by tapping on Add icon available in front of your friend’s profile.

add friends on Spotify

Follow Friends Or Artists On Spotify

Using Desktop App

Another simple and uncomplicated method to follow your friends or artists on Spotify is by using the search option. Using this option you can also find and follow the artists you admire. The steps to do that are given below.

1. Open the Spotify app on your device and click on “Search bar” available at the top of the screen.

Spotify search option

2. Now, in order to find your friend or your favorite artist, type in the search bar, spotify:user:username and press enter. For example, spotify:user:karan. Once the user appears, tap on Follow under their name.

follow someone on Spotify

3. In the case of your favorite artist, simply type the name of that artist in the search bar and press enter. When the desired artist appears, click on their name.

Search artist on Spotify

4. Next, under their profile, click on Follow.

Follow artists on Spotify

Using Mobile App

There might be a slight change in the interface, but the steps to follow people on Spotify, using the search option is the same for the mobile device.

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So that’s it. In this article, we learned the methods to follow someone; be it friends who use Spotify along with the artists we love to listen to. Spotify has so much more to explore and we are going to update you with it from time to time. Tell us which method you found useful and which artists do you follow on Spotify in the comment section below.

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  • Daksh Chaudhary

    Daksh is an ardent blogger, introvert and a tech enthusiast who is keen about gadgets and technology, and maybe he can contaminate you by sharing the same vibes.

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Daksh is an ardent blogger, introvert and a tech enthusiast who is keen about gadgets and technology, and maybe he can contaminate you by sharing the same vibes.

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