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How to Unblock Spotify

Spotify is one of the best ways to stream music on your smartphone, tablet or laptop, but it’s not always accessible everywhere. We’ll go over a few ways in which you can unblock Spotify, no matter if it’s your school, employ…

10 Very Weird Spotify Playlists

Playlists are a huge part of Spotify, and anyone can create their own public playlists for others to enjoy. People get very creative with playlists—as they should—but some take it to the extreme. Let’s get weird….

How to Get the Most Out of Spotify Premium

Spotify has a few Premium plans to choose from. If you pay for one of them, you should make sure you’re getting the most out of your monthly subscription fee. We’ll help you get your money’s worth.

What Is Spotify, and Is It Free?

With so many streaming services available, it can be difficult to know what each has to offer. Spotify is one of the biggest names in streaming. We’ll explain what it is and whether you need to pay for it….

Why Is It Called Spotify?

Spotify is handily the most popular streaming music service. All that popularity makes a seemingly made-up word like “Spotify” feel like a fairly generic brand name. The true story behind that name was hidden for a while….

How to Recover Deleted Spotify Playlists

Playlists are a huge part of the Spotify experience. There are many premade playlists to choose from, but it’s more fun to make your own. What if you delete one of your playlists by mistake? It’s not gone forever….

How to Use the Spotify Web Player

Spotify is one of the most popular streaming music—and podcast—platforms around. A big part of that success is the ubiquity of the Spotify app. It’s available on every phone, tablet, and computer you can imagine, includin…

How to Make a Spotify Playlist Private

Spotify allows other users to see the playlists you create. If you’d like to keep your playlists hidden, you’ll have to make each playlist private in your account settings. We’ll show you how to do that from your desktop and …

How to See Your Spotify Stats

One of Spotify’s best features is the ability to track your music listening habits. “Spotify Wrapped” is a big part of that, but you don’t need to wait until December to see your stats. We’ll show you where to look….

Spotify Car Thing Is Now Available for $90

Spotify is making it easier to listen to music in your car with its new Car Thing gadget. The $90 device is officially available to all Spotify members after a brief test period where only certain Spotify users could get one….

How to Copy a Spotify Playlist

Spotify has tons of playlists to choose from. If you find a playlist you like, but there are a few songs you’d like to change, you can copy it and customize it yourself. We’ll show you how.

Did You Know Spotify Has a Voice Assistant?

Voice assistants are all the rage, but did you know Spotify has one too? That’s right, the Spotify app for iPhone, iPad, and Android has a voice assistant built-in and it’s surprisingly cool. We’ll tell you all about it….

Spotify Is Making Podcasts Ads More Interactive

Ads are a part of life on the internet. If you listen to podcasts, you’ve almost certainly heard the podcast host tell you about some product where you had to remember a long URL. Those days are gone in Spotify, as podcast cr…
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