What is Spotify and how does it work?
Music is an indispensable tool in our home, office, car, at school, on the street, for relaxing, for concentrating, for cheering or for being sad. What is the best music streaming service that we can use for listening to music? We have prepared and compiled this article for this purpose and tried to answer the questions “what is Spotify and how does it work?”
What is Spotify?
Spotify music application is a very smart application that is a Swedish music streaming system that brings a new approach to listening to music in a digital environment. It is a music, podcast, and video streaming service that provides instant access to millions of selected songs from famous record companies such as Sony, EMI, Universal.
As the internet becomes more and more widespread, we can connect with almost every part of the world and our music habits are changing with the diversification of digital services that will meet our needs. Once upon a time, we went to music markets to buy new or popular albums of popular artists but nowadays, popular songs are coming to our digital devices. The melodies that are desired to be heard through computers, smart mobile phones and tablets are available in a very short time.
Now you can reach the desired album, songs, artists instantly, listen to new singles and albums released every week, review the most listened tracks, create your own playlists. In addition, you can access the lists of people with whom you share similar music tastes, favorite artists, listen to lists prepared by music lovers and experts, and share your playlists with other members.
Spotify has three options. You don’t have to pay anything to use basic functions such as music playback in the free option.
If you want to carry your favorite music with you without ads, you have to buy Premium membership. Spotify Premium membership allows you to download music from the Internet and then listen to them offline whenever you want.
The Spotify Family account has the same features as Premium, with each family member having their own Premium account. The family account includes maximum of 5 users.
How do I install Spotify?
To use Spotify, you first need to have a Spotify account. Then, you need to download the program. Once you have access to Spotify‘s site, click the download button to start the installation process. After downloading the program, start installing SpotifySetup.exe. This may take up to five minutes, depending on your internet speed. Once the program is installed, you can start listening to music by logging in with the membership information you received in the first step.
Please click here to go to Spotify website for downloading the application and signing up
How to use Spotify?
You can access the list of your favorite songs, albums, artists by clicking on the buttons in the Sportify menu. It can be written a favorite song or an artist’s name and create a radio station of a similar style. You can listen to songs on your computer through Spotify and add them to your other lists.
You can add a new track to the list while listening to the song, and change the order of the songs that are playing. It can be played the songs in shuffle mode. You can play again a single song or your entire playlist. Spotify organizes a list of around 20 new songs close to the songs you listen to during the week.
Spotify radio has also a wide range of music to enjoy.
In social media usage, you can click on the song you like and share it with your friends on Spotify or share it on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
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If you already have a Spotify account and don’t want to use the service anymore, you can review our article “How to delete a Spotify account?“