How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

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How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Music Lover

Hey
I have a little problem, there is no find option for new friends.
My father starts using Spotify but he dont have facebook- so i can't add him to watchers.
Can you solve that problem ? Or tell me how to find him because there is no option for it :(

Greetings
Paweł

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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

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Hey! Welcome to the community :) 

 

If you know his Spotify username, then type into the main search box: 

spotify:user:USERNAME

with USERNAME replaced with his Spotify username. That will then load his profile, from which you can add him to your following list. 

 

For example, you can find me: spotify:user:hammeh

 

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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

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@AaronO - Are you searching for them via Spotify username or real name? 

If you want to do a username search using "spotify:user:username" then be aware you might need to ask your friends for their Spotify username, which is different to their Facebook username. In the case their account was made via Facebook, their username will be a number. 

 

There are some steps in this tutorial which should help you. 

 

Peter

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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

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Hi,

 

It is working fine as I check. You should distinguish username and name. Ex, my name is A B C and my username is ab12, and you have to search spotify:user:ab12 to find me :)

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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Community Legend

Hey! Welcome to the community :) 

 

If you know his Spotify username, then type into the main search box: 

spotify:user:USERNAME

with USERNAME replaced with his Spotify username. That will then load his profile, from which you can add him to your following list. 

 

For example, you can find me: spotify:user:hammeh

 

Peter

Peter
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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Music Lover

thanks, but i think you should make that fnding easier because  i guess 99% of users dont know how to find somebody ;)

Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Music Fan

Hi,

 

I am trying to access a user through the search engine who is not connected to Facebook. Everytime I try to type her username into the search engine it only looks up songs titled by her username, but it has nothing to do with her playlists. Your description says to input her name into the Spotify search engine, am I using the wrong one?

 

Thank you!

 

Lara

Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Community Legend

You need to put the whole string into the search box with her username filled in where it says USERNAME :) 

spotify:user:USERNAME

 

Peter

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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Music Fan
I am a non Facebook user, I can find my friends using the search method but when it shows all there playlists, all I can do is follow it. I can't add my friend, nothing happens when I click on their name in any screen. Please help

Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

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Mbsouter wrote:
I am a non Facebook user, I can find my friends using the search method but when it shows all there playlists, all I can do is follow it. I can't add my friend, nothing happens when I click on their name in any screen. Please help

Strange, what device is this on? 

 

Peter

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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Music Fan

I'm a non-facebook user trying to fing facebook users on spotify and this string is not working.

Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Community Legend

Does typing their facebook name into the search bar not find them for you? You don't use the "spotify:user" part for facebook names.

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Re: How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

Community Legend

@AaronO - Are you searching for them via Spotify username or real name? 

If you want to do a username search using "spotify:user:username" then be aware you might need to ask your friends for their Spotify username, which is different to their Facebook username. In the case their account was made via Facebook, their username will be a number. 

 

There are some steps in this tutorial which should help you. 

 

Peter

Peter
Spotify Community Mentor and Troubleshooter

Spotify Last.FM Twitter LinkedIn Meet Peter Rock Star Jam 2014


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