Search

Find just what you’re looking for on Spotify with Search:

  • Songs
  • Artists
  • Albums
  • Playlists
  • Podcasts
  • Videos
  • Other Spotify users (by their name or username)
  • Genres and Moods

Desktop

  1. Type the songartistalbumplaylist, name or username of other users, genre or mood into the search bar on the Spotify player.
    Note: To search for a specific Spotify user profile, enter spotify:user:<username> into the search bar.
  2. Select a result from the drop-down list.
  3. Don’t see what you’re looking for in the list? Just click Enter.
  4. More search results will open. Scroll down to find what you’re looking for then click on it to start listening.​

Songs with a are ones you've previously saved to Your Music.

WebPlayer

  1. Click on the Search magnifying glass on the left side of the page.
  2. Enter the desired track, artistalbum, playlist, name or username of other users into the search box.

    Note: You can search for a username by typing "@" + their username.

  3. Select a result from the drop-down list.
  4. Don’t see what you’re looking for in the list? Just click Enter.
  5. More search results will open. Scroll down to find what you’re looking for then click on it to start listening.

iPhone

  1. Tap Search in the menu at the bottom of the screen. 
  2. Type the song, artist, album, playlist, or username of other users you’re looking for into the search box.
    Note: To search for a specific Spotify user profile, enter spotify:user:<username> into the search bar.
  3. Scroll down the list of results and tap the content to access it. 

iPad

  1. Tap the Search button in the top left corner. 
  2. Type in the name of a songartistalbumplaylist, name or username of other users, genre or mood.
    Note:
     To search for a specific Spotify user profile, enter spotify:user:<username> into the search bar.
  3. Scroll down the list of results and tap the content to access it. 

Android

  1. Tap Search in the menu at the bottom of the screen. 
  2. Type the song, artist, album, playlist, or username of other users you’re looking for into the search box.
    Note: To search for a specific Spotify user profile, enter spotify:user:<username> into the search bar.
  3. Scroll down the list of results and tap the content to access it. 

Windows Phone

  1. Tap Search in the menu at the bottom of the screen. 
  2. Type the song, artist, album, playlist, or username of other users you’re looking for into the search box.
    Note: To search for a specific Spotify user profile, enter spotify:user:<username> into the search bar.
  3. Scroll down the list of results and tap the content to access it.