Spotify™ Support Page

How to stream, record, download and convert music streams from Spotify™

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Spotify™ Support Page

Find answers and solutions to the most common issues and questions regarding Spotify™

On this page you will find two chapters that can help you solve some of the problems you might be experiencing with your Spotify™ account. In chapter one please find a description on how to record the audio stream on Spotify™ as your private copy for your own use and to convert the music tracks for your other devices at home and to go. In chapter two you will find a Spotify™ FAQ with solutions for the most important problems. Please go on with reading:

1) Learn how to record and download Spotify™ audio streaming

Please find attached a how to description on how to record music from Spotify™ for your personal use

Best way for copying, downloading & recording music songs from Spotify™ with Audials

Get an account for Spotify.com, download the software and then install it on your computer.

Start Audials Tunebite Premium and switch to the “Save Music” view located in the “Streaming” section.

Start Audials Tunebite Premium and switch to the “Save Music” view located in the “Streaming” section.

Click “Audio/Music Recording” and then choose the “Sound recording into tracks” option from the window that appears.

Click “Audio/Music Recording” and then choose the “Sound recording into tracks” option from the window that appears.

Audials will now record any sound made by your computer. Please ensure that no other sounds are made while the music is being played (avoid e-mail and chat sounds).

In the Spotify™ software, play back the music that you would like to record. Spotify Audio streams can be saved as MP3, WMA, AAC or in OGG audio file format.

Audials creates in the “Save music” view a list with all the music files that are being played. You can follow how music is automatically recorded, separated into individual files and tagged.The completed files are then displayed in the Audials player on your right hand side.

Audials creates in the “Save music” view a list with all the music files that are being played. You can follow how music is automatically recorded, separated into individual files and tagged.

The completed files are then displayed in the Audials player on your right hand side.

You can now play the files with Audials or drag and drop them into another application or Windows Explorer to export them.

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Records every stream from any location in individual, named songs
Perfect for streaming services, social radio stations, music portals and all kinds of protected and protected streams
Recorder for Audio streaming saves Music as MP3, WMA, AAC or OGG files
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Completely automatic feature may be activated to enable background processes (saves every song played)
Convert audio files and audio books
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Music Universe enables visual browsing of similar artists in your own collection
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High-power search of entire medial collection
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2High-performance dual-device display enables flexible transfer from and to a wide-variety of devices and file locations
Optimized for Android-Smartphones & Tablets, Apple iPhone™ & iPad™
Preconfigured for all major clouds: upload, download, sync and use in playlists
Copying in the background, status bar for devices
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High-performance tag editor, easy drag-and-drop tagging available
Flexible rule-based re-sorting of file names / folders available for entire music collection
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Audio Editor enables post-editing of music files

2) Help Desk Support

Find answers and solutions of the most asked questions regarding Spotify™

Spotify™ offers a very smooth and easy way of discovering and enjoying music. Think of it as your online music library, filled with millions of music tracks you can use to create playlists, share with friends and stream on multiple devices (iPhone, iPad, Boxee, TeliaSonera digital TV, Onkyo receiver, Logitech Squeezebox Touch or Radio etc. are some of the compatible devices). It is because of this that we decided to answer some of the most common issues regarding Spotify™ in the following FAQ section:

How can I send or receive Spotify™ invites?

Answer

Spotify invites are no longer required to create an account. You can now simply use your Facebook account or your email address to login to Spotify.

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How do I give Spotify™ the rights to post on my Facebook again?

I revoked Spotify the rights to post music on my Facebook wall, but I want to undo that and let Spofity post on my Facebook again.

Answer

Open Spotify in your computer, click “Edit’, go to “Preferences” and check the box that says “Show what I listen to on Facebook”.

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How can I recover/restore deleted Spotify™ playlists?

Answer

Find a friend who subscribed to your playlist. He will have to copy all the songs from your playlist to a new one and send it to you afterwards. Copy all the songs from his playlist into another one and you’re done. If you can’t find anyone who subscribed to your playlist you can always try the Spotify Community and ask one of the moderators there to help you out and find the deleted playlists.

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How to stream or download Spotify™ music into a mobile phone?

Answer

Spotify requires a Premium subscription for $9,99 a month to stream to mobile devices or stationary streaming devices. If you don't want to pay, you need to stick with their free PC-based service. A list with all the mobile devices which support Spotify is available here: spotify.com/us/mobile/overview/ (iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android devices, BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Phone and Palm are included). If you are a Premium user, you can sync your Spotify™ playlists to your phone and listen to them offline as well and if you aren’t sure about it, there is always the 2 day free trial you can use to try Spotify on your phone.

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How can I stream Spotify™ from computer to play on iPad™ and how can I sync my Spotify™ playlists for offline play on the iPad?

Answer

can I stream Spotify from computer to play on iPad and how can I sync my Spotify playlists for offline play on the iPad?
A: Spotify works well on the iPad as of recently, all you have to do is download and install it.
To sync your Spotify playlists for offline play you have to select the “Download” button and switch "Download Playlist" to on (for each playlist you want to be made available offline).
The playlist will then be downloaded to your iPad and become available when you are offline.

Spotify works well on the iPad as of recently, all you have to do is download and install it. To sync your Spotify playlists for offline play you have to select the “Download” button and switch "Download Playlist" to on (for each playlist you want to be made available offline). The playlist will then be downloaded to your iPad and become available when you are offline.

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How can I get the free Spotify™ to stop popping up every-time I start up my computer?

I have just installed Spotify on my PC and now whenever I start my computer I have to wait until Spotify automatically opens.

Answer

To stop Spotify opening each time you turn your computer on, you have to go to Edit-> Preferences and check the “Don’t open automatically” option from the menu.

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How can I transfer or export iTunes playlists into Spotify?

Answer

Playlist converters are a way to export an iTunes playlist into Spotify. Some of these converters are: Playlistify.org where you can just upload your iTunes playlist and then the app checks for available tracks in Spotify, Listify and Ivy turn Apple iTunes playlists into Spotify playlists, Playify uploads and converts an iTunes library into Spotify, Unify lets you drag and drop iTunes tracks into Spotify and you can find some other playlist converters on the Spotify™ homepage.

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How can I use Spotify™ with my Onkyo receiver?


Answer

To use Spotify with an Onkyo receiver you need to login with your Spotify username and password. If you are new to Spotify and created your Spotify account using Facebook, you will need to retrieve your Spotify username.

You can retrieve your Spotify username and create your device password here: https://www.spotify.com/us/login/?forward_url=/us/account/set-device-password/. 

Once you have your Spotify username and your new password, login to Spotify on your audio system with your new details. Note that you need a Premium subscription to use any of these devices with Spotify. (Source: onkyo.com)

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How can I get a Spotify™ Premium code?

Answer

You can get your Spotify Premium code if you go the Spotify homepage and follow the Redeem Code instructions at the bottom of the page. Spotify Premium means that you can stream unlimited music to your PC or phone, at very high quality, without advertisements and with the offline feature. Free Spotify Premium codes are sometimes offered by different blogs and forums but there is no guarantee that they will actually work.

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Please note

Music from Spotify™ is copyrighted. Any redistribution of it without the consent of the copyright owners may be a violation of the law in most countries, including the USA. Audials AG is not affiliated with Spotify™, nor the company that owns the trademark rights to Spotify™. This page is provided for compatibility purposes only, and in no case should be considered an endorsement of Audials Software products by any associated 3rd party. Spotify™