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Gig Goer
php111
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Registered: ‎27-04-2012
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How do I use Spotify (free) on my iPhone?

Hi everyone, I am new to using Spotify, but I had my iPhone since last year. I don't have the iPhone 4S. I actually have the Verizon iPhone 4, it's an older version. It came in 16GB, and 32GB in Black, or White. I do have the latest iOS which is iOS 5.1. I downloaded Spotify from the app store for free, and I signed in using my Facebook. I would like to listen to music for free since I love music. Honestly, I don't know how to use it. I opened up Spotify, and I did a search for something I like such as 80s, and all results for 80s was greyed out even the shuffle. So, I clicked on a single song, and I get some kind of message stating something like I need a premium account. I thought Spotify offers free accounts as well? How can I play music? I would like to play the entire songs, or even a entire album. Would this be possible based on my account? If so, how can I make it possible? Thank you if someone could help me! I appreciate it!
tjb
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tjb
Posts: 153
Registered: ‎11-02-2012

Re: How do I use Spotify (free) on my iPhone?

You need a premium account to listen on mobile devices. Free accounts only work on the desktop app. See this page for information about the different account types: https://www.spotify.com/us/get-spotify/overview/
Gig Goer
php111
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎27-04-2012

Re: How do I use Spotify (free) on my iPhone?

Thank you very much! That info was very helpful. I guess if I want to use Spotify for free then I have to use my PC? That is cool. I can certainly try that.
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swisscub
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎27-04-2012

Re: How do I use Spotify (free) on my iPhone?

Yes, for free it's only available on the downloaded software for your desktop(s). If you make playlists beforehand, these will be automatically added and synchronized on your mobile devices once you go PREMIUM.

EDR
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EDR
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎24-07-2012

Re: How do I use Spotify (free) on my iPhone?

if i use my ipod will i loose all my songs from itunes.All my songs on spot do ihave to purchase to hear them on my ipod?

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David
Posts: 3,649
Registered: ‎19-01-2012

Re: How do I use Spotify (free) on my iPhone?

Most of your local files can be synced through Spotify onto your iPod too. However, tracks from the Spotify catalogue would be unable to be synced on iPod Classic, Shuffle and Nano devices.
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eca1995
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎28-08-2012

Re: How do I use Spotify (free) on my iPhone?

ee then this has me a little confused 

 

https://www.spotify.com/uk/get-spotify/premium/?utm_source=Spotify_House&utm_medium=DisplayCPM_H&utm...

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https://www.spotify.com/uk/about/features/mobile-music/

 

these both say that you can use it free? 

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