How to Add Friends on Spotify

Spotify is a music streaming application where you can listen to different songs, podcasts and albums of great artists. Also you can find songs divided into categories like workout, drivetime, trending, Love, etc. for your better experience.

Spotify allows you to do much more than just listen to the songs randomly. It allows you to add friends to see what they are listening to on Spotify, follow your favorite artists and much more.

If you want to make friends and follow your favorite artist on Spotify and don’t know how to to do it read the below article to get a step by step guide on how to do it.


The online music industry is one of the fastest growing industry. Before internet finding a song to listen was very difficult but the online music industry has brought a complete revolution. Now you can listen to any song anytime and download it anywhere all you require is Internet.

Among all the music streaming applications Spotify is one of the most used music app in the world. It is available in 92 countries with more than 250 million active users. It is growing so fast that within few years it will be available in all the countries with Internet users.

Recently Spotify expanded its business in India and Russia and it was successful as it got a lot of users from there.

It is available for Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, etc. platforms. Listening to music is free on Spotify however, if you want to download song you will have to buy Spotify premium. But if you are a student you can avail for discount from Spotify

The major reason behind the huge success of Spotify is the Spotify algorithm. Its algorithm is so good that it understands its user’s music taste and recommends them songs accordingly.

On Spotify you can follow your favorite artists. This helps Spotify sort the songs that are sang or composed by those artists for you.

A lot of people have friends that has same music taste as theirs  and they share music among them. So Spotify introduced a feature that allows you to add friends and see what they are listening.

All these features helps Spotify understand you music taste even better and provide you best music results.

Let us see how we can use all these features and help Spotify to provide us music that we want to listen.


How to add friends on Spotify without Facebook:

In Spotify you can link your Facebook to find friend. However, if you haven’t linked your Facebook and want to add friends on Spotify without using Facebook you must know the username of the friend you want to add. If you know it then follow the below steps

Step 1: Go to in your web browser and enter your log in details and after log in click on launch web player or just click here to launch the web player

Spotify web player homepage

step 2: On the top left corner you will find search icon click on it. After you click you a search box will appear on the top. in that search box enter “spotify:user:username” and click on search.

how to search a friend on spotify

Note: Don’t keep space between the text and the colon.

step 3: After you click on search, it will search for the available user with that username and if the username is correct it will land you to his profile. Click on follow to add him as your friend.

add friend on spotify by clicking in follow button

step 4: You can see the users playlist(if kept public), whom he is following, and his followers.

How to follow Facebook friends on Spotify:

In Spotify you can follow your Facebook friends using find friends feature. However, you will get an error message if your Facebook friends are not on Spotify

step 1: Open the Spotify app in your Android or iOS mobile device.

step 2: Click on the settings icon in the top right corner of your homepage. After that click on view profile, it will take you to your profile page.

click on view profile to go to find friends option

step 3: In the top right corner of your profile page you will see three dots click on it. A pop up will appear with two options find friends and share. Click on the find friends option.

click on find friends and follow Facebook friends on Spotify

step 4: It will show you all your Facebook friends that are on Spotify. Click on the add friend icon in front of their them to add them as your friend. And now you can see all their activities.

click on highlighted add friend icon to follow facebook friend on spotify

How to follow your favorite artist on Spotify:

1: Open spotify in your web browser or open the Spotify app in your mobile devices.

2: Search for your favorite artist in the search box or click on their name written below one of their songs.

3: After you reach on their profile click on the follow button on the top to follow him/her.

click on highlighted follow button to follow your favourite artist on Spotify


Are you looking for a guide on how to add friends on Spotify? We have given a detailed guide on how to add friends on Spotify, we have covered all the important points and explained it in a detailed guide. Also, we have explained how to follow your favorite artist on Spotify.


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