-computer with Windows operating system
-e-mail address or Facebook account
-basic knowledge of how to use a computer/internet
Note: This tutorial does not cover using Spotify on mobile devices such as cell phones or tablets. Using Spotify on these devices may require a paid monthly subscription.
Step 1: Downloading Spotify
Click the button that says “Get Spotify”.
Step 2: Downloading Spotify
Step 3: Downloading Spotify
Step 4: Registering on Spotify
A new window will open allowing you to sign up using a Facebook account. This will allow your Facebook friends to see what you are listening to on Spotify.
If you wish to register with Facebook, fill in your information in the boxes provided.
Step 5: Registering on Spotify
To do so click “create an account using your e-mail” in the bottom right hand corner of the page.
Step 6: Registering on Spotify
Once you have completed either set of account information, press the “Continue” button.
Step 7: Registering on Spotify
Press the orange button that says “download”.
A Spotify icon will appear on your desktop and you have successfully made an account.
The icon will look like this:
Step 8: How to Use Spotify
The logo will be similar to this:
Step 9: How to Use Spotify
Click “Create New Station”
Enter a track, album, artist or playlist in the search box.
Click “enter” to start.
You can also right-click on any track and select ‘Start Radio’.
Step 10: How to Use Spotify
Hit thumbs up (or down) when a track is playing and the station will improve based on the track you just liked or disliked.
Step 11: How to Use Spotify
Scroll down the list of results and click on what you want to listen to.
Step 12: How to Use Spotify
Give your playlist a name.
Drag and drop the tracks you want to include or right-click a track or album and choose “Add to” and then “New Playlist”.
Step 13: Thank You
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