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Spotify and Facebook

Connecting Spotify to your Facebook account is the best way to share and discover new music with friends. You can:

  • See on Facebook what your friends are listening to in Spotify.
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  • See your friends’ recent activity by exploring Discover.
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  • Share tracks, artists, and playlists with each other in Spotify and by posting directly to your Facebook Timeline.

And if you need some alone time to listen to some guilty pleasures, you can activate a Private Session.

To connect to Facebook if you have a Spotify username, follow the steps here.

For more about Spotify’s social features, click here.

 

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Facebook on your Spotify player

As long as your Spotify account is connected to Facebook, all your Facebook friends appear on your Spotify player. So you can share music in seconds. Go to the left hand tool bar and click ‘People’ to find your friends.

How to connect your Spotify account to Facebook

  1. On the Spotify player, click on ‘File’, then ‘Connect to Facebook’
  2. Click on the blue ‘Log in with Facebook’ button and enter your Facebook log in details.
Share buttons You’ll see these by tracks, playlists and on the cover art. Just click on the Share buttons to post music to Facebook, Twitter or Messenger, or send to friends.

Private session If you don’t want your friends to see what you’re listening to, just activate ‘Private Session’.

  1. Click on your name in the top right hand corner of the Spotify player.
  2. Click Private Session.
  3. You’ll need to reactivate when you restart Spotify or after a long period of inactivity.
Facebook on your Spotify player

As long as your Spotify account is connected to Facebook, all your Facebook friends appear on your Spotify player. So you can share music in seconds. Go to the left hand tool bar and click ‘People’ to find your friends.

How to connect your Spotify account to Facebook

  1. On the Spotify player, click on ‘File’, then ‘Connect to Facebook’
  2. Click on the blue ‘Log in with Facebook’ button and enter your Facebook log in details.
Share buttons You’ll see these by tracks, playlists and on the cover art. Just click on the Share buttons to post music to Facebook, Twitter or Messenger, or send to friends.

Private session If you don’t want your friends to see what you’re listening to, just activate ‘Private Session’.

  1. Click on your name in the top right hand corner of the Spotify player.
  2. Click ‘Private Session’.
  3. You’ll need to reactivate when you restart Spotify or after a long period of inactivity.
Facebook on your Spotify player

As long as your Spotify account is connected to Facebook, all your Facebook friends appear on your Spotify player. So you can share music in seconds. Go to the left hand tool bar and click ‘People’ to find your friends.

How to connect your Spotify account to Facebook.

  1. Click the menu button with three lines in the top left corner.
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  2. Click Settings.
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  3. Click Social. 
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  4. Click Connect to Facebook...
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  5. The app should now take you to your Spotify app and ask you to approve the linking.
Share buttons
You’ll see these by tracks, playlists and on the cover art. Just click on the Share buttons to post music to Facebook, Twitter or Messenger, or send to friends. For more info on sharing music with friends click here

Private Session
If you don’t want your friends to see what you’re listening to, just activate Private Session.

  1. Click on Settings > Social.
  2. Click Private Session.
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  3. You’ll need to reactivate Private Session when you restart Spotify or after a long period of inactivity.