How to add friends on Spotify (An Updated Guide)

Spotify is one of the most popular audio streaming apps. So, Spotify users can follow their favorite artists and listen to their favorite songs. Moreover, you can download any song from your Spotify account and listen to it while offline. You can also access digital music and podcasts, create playlists, and track your friends worldwide on this app. Furthermore, Spotify allows you to share your playlist with your Spotify friends and track what they are listening to right now. Thus, it also allows you to add two or six family members to a premium Spotify account. However, people want to know how they can add friends to Spotify. Here on this blog, we will let you know how you can easily add friend’s on various devices. So let’s move to the next section to learn more.

About Spotify

Spotify originates from two words, “Spot” and “identify.” Today, Spotify is the modern music listening app with 422 million followers and 35 million songs. This app is used in more than 60 countries with its advanced features and premium plans. This app was launched in 2008 by a Swedish company. The founders of this app are Daniel EK and Martin Lorentzon. They make a small startup, and gradually, it becomes the world’s most popular social media platform. Spotify also allows its listeners to discover new artists. Besides music, it is also an excellent platform for listening to podcasts, and this feature is not as direct on other platforms.

How to Add Friends on Spotify Using Different Devices

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how to add friends on spotify without facebook reddit

It is very convenient to add someone to Spotify. Whether you are using the web, android phone, or iPhone. All you need is a username you want to add or follow. Here are the complete steps that you have to follow to add friends.

1.      Add Friend’s On Spotify By using a Computer

You can easily add friends by using the computer. Just apply the below steps.

  • Log in to your Spotifyaccount if you have not login.
  • Homepage will appear on top of the screen, and you will see a search bar. So, tap on it.
  • Enter the username you want to add.
  • Then, Tap on the username profile and click the following option when you find your friend profile.

Note:  Keep in mind that it will always be in lower case when you type the username.

2.       Add Spotify Friends On your Android Phone

Finding your friends on an Android phone or a computer is similar. So, follow the below steps that will allow you to add friend’s on Spotify.

  • Open the app on your phone.
  • At the bottom of the homepage, you will find a search bar.
  • Tap on the search bar and type the username whom you want to add.
  • Click on your friend’s profile and follow.

3.      Add Friend’s On Spotify on your iOS Device

If you are an iPhone user, you can follow the below steps to add your friend’s on Spotify.

  • On your homepage of Spotify, you will see a search bar at the top of the screen.
  • Type the username of your friend on the search bar.
  • Go to the profile you have searched, make sure you have entered your friend’s username correctly, and click on the follow option.

Add Your Friends On Spotify  With Facebook

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how to add friends on spotify without facebook

Alternatively, if you used Facebook and want to add your Facebook friend’s to Spotify, here are the steps you can follow.

  • Open the Spotify app on your phone, go to the menu icon and select the *setting* option.
  • *connect to Facebook* option will appear in settings; tap on it.
  • Login to Facebook if you have not.
  • Now Spotify will ask your permission to access you with your Facebook info like your (name, email address, profile picture, birthday, and friend list).
  • Click on the *continue as* option if you are okay with that.
  • If you are not, Click on *Edit access*and edit the information you want to share with Spotify.
  • Once you have done, Click on *continue as*.
  • Your Facebook friend list pops up on your Spotify.
  • Chose anyone with whom you want to connect.

That’s it. Now you are connected with Facebook on yourSpotify. Add your Facebook friends and share your favorite songs and playlist with them.

How To follow Artists On Spotify

You can follow your favorite artists like Taylor Swift, K Pop, and many others from all over the world. By following the below steps.

  • First, you have to Login to Spotify.
  • On the top of the homepage, you can see a search bar.
  • Tap on it and type the artist’s name.
  • Click on their profile and follow them.

Now you are following your artist, whomever you want. Spotify will send you a notification of their newly released songs.

How ToShare Spotify Account With Friends

If you and your friend are both listening to songs on Spotify on the same account, Spotify will cut off the other one at that moment. So, Spotify does not allow two users to use the same account. However, there is a way of sharing your account on Spotify, as it offers different packages so you can use the platform with other family members or friend’s.

Premium Family Plan

On Spotify, you can also make afamily account (premium family plan).So that, Every individual user can play their songs and create their own playlist on that premium account. Each person on the program can use their account, and they can not share their password. Now Spotify is giving up to 50% discounts to 4 family members who join an existing account. Follow these steps to make and manage your premium family account.

  • You can use your existing account by signing on to Spotify.
  • Then, Go to settings and tap on managing your family account.
  • Invite your family members with whom you want to share your account.

Note:Spotify makes some restrictions on usingthe premium family plan.

  • All family members should have a premium account on Spotify’s premium family plan.
  • All members lived at the same address.
  • Only six members can use the premium family pane.
  • Only the user who makes the premium family pane account can pay the subscription fees.
  • The user who makes the account will manage the account only on the computer.
  • Further, a person who managed the account will be able to add or remove the other members from the account.


I hope this article clears your mind about how to add friends on Spotify through your PC, Android phone, iOS, or iPad. Worldwide, Spotify is one of the most helpful apps for listening to the songs of any artist. You can create a family account to add your family members. So tell me your favorite music you listen to on Spotify in the comment section.

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