Tag Archive: Spotify


How to Change Downloaded Music Quality in Spotify

If you want to adjust the audio quality of music downloaded from Spotify, you can easily do so in the apps settings on an iPhone, iPad, or Android. The default music quality setting is “Normal” at 96 kbit/s, but you can choose to download music at “High” 160 kbit/s, or even “Very High” at 320 … Read More

How to Download a Single Song from Spotify on iPhone, iPad, Android

Spotify users may be wondering how to download a single song from Spotify. Maybe you just want to download a single song off a particular album, or perhaps you want to download an individual song from a playlist, or just download one song from anywhere else on Spotify. Even if you have Spotify premium, you … Read More

How to Change Spotify Music Quality for Streaming on iPhone, iPad, Android

Spotify defaults to automatically adjusting music quality when streaming songs. That default music quality setting is recommended for most Spotify users, but some audiophiles may like to manually adjust the streaming music quality in Spotify to be either lower or higher as desired. As you’ll see it’s fairly easy to make changes to Spotify music … Read More

How to Disable Spotify Playing Videos to Music on iPhone, iPad, Android

Wondering how to stop Spotify from playing music videos automatically? You’re probably not alone. Fortunately it’s easy to turn the visual loop and music video feature off with Spotify on iPhone, iPad, and Android. The latest versions of Spotify on iPhone, iPad, and Android default to automatically playing short clips of music videos with many … Read More

How to Play Songs on Spotify with Siri on iPhone or iPad

Siri now supports Spotify commands, meaning you can now use Siri to request specific music be played through Spotify on iPhone, iPad, or other Siri equipped devices with Spotify. And if the iPhone or iPad is outputting audio to Sonos or another speaker, Spotify will play directly through that speaker system. Using Spotify to play … Read More

How to Delete Spotify Cache on iPhone and iPad

If you use Spotify for streaming music, over time you may discover the Spotify app increases local cache storage, which can sometimes grow quite large. These audio cache files can make the Spotify app appear to take up a lot of storage space on an iPhone or iPad. But fortunately Spotify offers a simple functionality … Read More

How to Stream Spotify from iPhone to Sonos Speaker

If you’re an iPhone or iPad user with a Spotify account and you happen to be visiting another location with Sonos Speakers, you might be interested in outputting the sound output from the iOS device to the Sonos speaker system. Usually Sonos speakers rely on the dedicated Sonos app to interface with, but that’s not … Read More

Adele may say goodbye to Spotify, hello to Apple Music

Spotify’s freemium service is about cause the company to lose out on another superstar album, according to a new rumor claiming Adele may remove her upcoming album, 25, from the Apple Music rival. Beyonce and Taylor Swift also famously shunned the music service when they released their most recent albums.  The Verge reports that Adele’s team […]

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As Apple boasts about Music, Spotify takes App Store’s top spot

Tim Cook may like the “runway” for Apple Music’s take off, but it’s Spotify currently soaring. Apple’s competitor in the music streaming business found itself in the No. 1 position on the iPhone App Store’s Top Grossing charts for the first time in the U.S. This on the same day, Apple CEO Cook told the […]

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Spotify will make you pay for music by destroying its free plan

Spotify is planning to introduce a new “gated access” model that will make its free streaming plan a lot less attractive, according to a new report. Those who choose to opt out of paying for the service could see it become extremely limited, with access to just one or two songs from big album releases. […][Read More…]