How to find friends on Spotify

How to find friends on Spotify

How to find friends on Spotify It is a quite interesting and popular feature. The truth is that it is interesting to share music with your friends or even let them know that you are listening. If you are one of those people who share music with your friends, the following lines are definitely for you.

Surely you lived in the era of Messenger, that popular application that allowed you to interact and contact your contacts through your computer. In addition to being very attractive and eye-catching, Messenger offered the possibility of sending multimedia material and stickers. One of the most attractive features was allowing your contacts to see what you were listening to.

So sorry telling you Messenger is not back, but some functions are related to music. Learn how to find friends on Spotify in a simple and quite interesting way.

Discover how to find friends on Spotify by various methods

Spotify is really one of the most popular platforms in the world. As expected, it is possible to link and synchronize with some social networks, mainly those of the Meta group. This is an advantage to get in touch with your friends.

Keep in mind that methods that you are about to see, are available in the mobile version, desktop application on the computer or even within your web browser.

In this note I will show you how to find friends on Spotify using Facebook or without it. There is something for everyone, so I recommend you stay until the end.

How to find friends on Spotify through Facebook

You probably have a lot of friends on Facebook and I would find you contact them on Spotify. The truth is, this is a completely viable option and above all simple to execute. To do this, you just have to follow a series of steps.

Link your Facebook account

To do this, it is necessary to do it in two parts, initially link your Facebook account with Spotify and then add to friends. If your login is directly with Facebook, you will skip the first part of the procedure. In this example, I will show you the desktop application screen for the computer.

  1. Accede to Spotify as usual
  2. In the upper right corner, you will see a small profile silhouette. Click on it.Spo1
  3. A new number of options will appear, you must click on “Preferences".Spo2
  4. When accessing, look for the “Social ", where you will find a button called "Connect with Facebook".Spo3
  5. Here, it will ask you some confirmation questions, then you must enter your social network credentials and confirm that you really want to link with the account.

At this time, we complete the linking process with Facebook, now Adding to your friends is pending. Keep in mind that the process you will see below is simply to see your Facebook friends on Spotify. From here you cannot generate friend requests on the social network, simply see what your Facebook contacts have.

Add friends from Facebook to Spotify

Now, the process that you are about to see is quite simple, the same search add to your facebook friends to a friends list within Spotify. It's really simple, but I'll show you how to do it anyway.

  1. In the left column you will see “Friends activity”, here you see exactly what your contacts are listening to or have previously listened to.Spo4
  2. You will see in the upper right corner, a profile icon with a plus sign, click on it.
  3. A new column will appear with the friends you follow and those you don't.
  4. If you want to follow them, click on the icon on the right that has a plus symbol (+), if you delete, just click on the “X".Spo5

I'm sure it seemed simple to you. Now all that remains is to put it into practice and see for yourself the results you can achieve.

How to find friends on Spotify without linking to Facebook

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This method of finding friends is quite simple and comfortable to do. Despite this, the visualization of the activity, may be less visual and you may not find all your friends quickly.

If you are one of the people who does not use Facebook or simply do not want to link your Spotify account with social networks, this is the method you should follow:

  1. Access Spotify regularly.
  2. If you are from the mobile app, you simply have to search for the username from the search bar. When you write the name of the user you are looking for, click on the option “Profiles”, this will filter your search.
  3. Once you find the user, simply click on follow.

A disadvantage of this method is that, if the name is not very original, you can delay looking for it. But don't be scared, it is extremely effective.

Step by step to know your username at the system level

The username for the system is a long series of alphanumeric characters, which are not simply the username. These help give you a unique identity for each account. If you want to know it, it's as simple as:

  1. Log in to your Spotify account.
  2. In the upper right corner, on the profile silhouette icon, click on it.
  3. Choose the option of “Account”. This will redirect you to a web page, Spotify. Spo6
  4. When accessing the website, you must look for the option “Edit profile". Spo7
  5. You will be able to see the username as the first option when editing profile.

This method is somewhat tedious and possibly unnecessary, but if you are curious, you can try it.

View your friends' activity on Spotify

Everything we have discussed in the previous lines will be of no use if we cannot see the activity of your friends. For it, it is necessary to activate that visualization and find out what our contacts do musically.

The steps to follow to know your friends' activity on Spotify are as follows:

  1. Enter the Spotify platform. It doesn't matter where you do it from.
  2. In the upper right corner, you will see three icons, we will click on the one that is three silhouettes, this being the middle one.Spo9
  3. Immediately, in the left column, you will be able to see your friends, along with the song they listened to, the artist and the album or list it belongs to.Spo10

This allows, if you want to hear the same thing as your friend, you simply have to click on the topic and play normally. The method works for both contacts linked to Facebook and friends you find through their username.

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I hope you have discovered how to find friends on Spotify, no matter if through Facebook or without this link. If you have any questions about this, you can leave them in the comments and I will gladly answer you.

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