Spotify is a music streaming app that lets users access more than a million songs, podcasts, and radio channels. You can listen to your favourite artists, albums, songs and much more for free. To enjoy ad-free streaming, you can purchase Spotify premium which comes with a trial period of three months. More than 500M users have downloaded this app from the Google Play Store.
Spotify app is available on most of the streaming devices. Below are a few devices which support this app:
How to install Spotify on various devices?
Spotify app is officially available on the Google Play Store, Apple App Store, and the Microsoft Store. You can directly install the app from the store itself. Other than the store, you can also download the app from their website, if you are a computer or a laptop user.
(1) Open the web browser on your computer or laptop.
(2) Enter the URL spotify.com on the search bar.
(3) On the home page, click the Download button to get the app.
(4) Once you click the Download button, you will be asked to choose the download location.
(5) After you specified your location, the download will start.
(6) When the download is complete, click on the Setup file to install the app.
(7) After the installation is complete, set up the account.
(8) Play your favorite song on Spotify.
It comes with three types of subscription plans: Individual plan, Family Plan, and Student Plan. Though it is a subscription-based app, you can use the app for free. There is no time limitation for this free usage, but you get a lot of ads.
The Individual plan costs $9.99/month. With this plan, you can listen to ad-free music, play anywhere even in offline mode, and you can stream on-demand playback as well. You can get three months of free trial for this plan. Only one user can access the package as it is well suited for an individual only.
This plan is launched specially for family members. It costs $14.99/month. You can use up to 6 profiles. The Individual plan features like ad-free music, offline mode, on-demand playback are available for this plan as well. You can even block music content that is explicit to you and your family members. This plan also comes with a three-month free trial.
If you are a student of an accredited higher education institution, you can avail of this plan. You can get all the Individual plan features in this plan. In addition to that, you can have access to Hulu (ad-supported) and SHOWTIME. Only one member can access this plan. It is the best plan you can get as a student.
It is offering four different apps:
- Spotify Lite
- Spotify Music and Podcasts for TV
- Spotify for Artists
The Spotify Lite is a mini version of Spotify. You can play millions of songs for free. This app is small in size and has minimal features. Being a small app, it works great in a poor network connection. The Lite app is a test app, you can get some errors and glitches while using the app. You can get Premium services in this app.
Spotify Music and Podcasts for TV
This app is dedicated to smart TV users only. You can install this app on your Android TV and can control the app from the TV remote itself. All the Premium plans are available on this app. With this app, you can get to stream all the music and podcasts on your big screen.
Spotify for Artists
Spotify for Artists is an app that can be used to upload your own music content into the Spotify network. This app will let you understand your audience base, handle your artist profile, and control your artist presence on the app. If you are a music artist and if you are searching for a platform to showcase your music skills, Spotify for Artists is the best option for you. This app is completely free to use.
Soundtrap is a music composing app that can be used to create music, record vocals, and much more. You can plug-in your instrument and use the app to record the music directly with the mic. Later on, you can edit the recorded music with a large set of high-quality professional loops, preamp bass, and vocal effects. If you finish your own composition, you can upload the music on the Spotify for Artists app.
Do Spotify works Internationally
It is available in 77 countries as said on the official website. It includes America, France, Australia, and the United Kingdom. You can use the Spotify network in a different country from your registered country account only for 14 days. After that, you need to change your account to your current country or else you can’t access the app.
Is Spotify Legal?
The answer is the complete Yes. It is a 100% legal app. It is a legal way to stream music content. This app offers millions of songs to its users. All the songs available on Spotify are with the agreement of the recording licenses.
Spotify, so far being the most accessible apps on smart devices. Apart from streaming music and podcasts, it has four other apps. The subscription fee is the same as its rival Apple Music. As far as its features are considered, it is definitely going to worth it.
There is a lot of competition on the music streaming platform. Spotify is getting its user base only through its top-notch services and its music quality. But still, there are some worthy competitors/alternatives.
- Apple Music
- YouTube Music
Spotify is a stand-alone app that hasn’t been partnered with any other companies yet. Being the stand-alone company, it is offering its services at their will. This is one of the major reasons for its success. Say Adieu to offline library songs and stop worrying about the internal memory storage. Get the Spotify Music streaming services by installing the app on your devices.