10-02-2012 05:05 PM
How do I find a friend on Spotify if I have their email address but they are not on Facebook?
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11-02-2012 12:23 PM - edited 11-02-2012 12:23 PM
If they have a Spotify account, you could locate them with their username, by using the following technique -
Type the following code into the Spotify search bar - spotify:user:[username] (replacing [username] with their Spotify username), and you should be able to locate their account. For example, to find your account, type in spotify:user:chellievista and press enter, and your account will appear.
12-10-2012 07:31 AM
Allowing identification of users by email address would be a breach of privacy, unless each user specifically agreed to it.
Email your friend, and ask them to send you a link to one of their playlists.
20-01-2013 02:04 AM
"spotify:user: [username]" does not work. Why is this so difficult??? Im annoyed.
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Do you get an error message? Are you sure you are searching with a dedicated Spotify username?
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23-01-2013 08:23 PM
I was having similar trouble adding one of my friends because he gave me the wrong username. So I just typed out "spotify:user:godfreybk" in an email and told him to copy and paste into his search function. It worked immediately. So as long as you know your own username, I would suggest doing that.
25-01-2013 11:25 AM
This sounds like a pro feature. I would reccomend a better user friendly approach to adding friends or people you want to follow.
It's like the most basic feature I've always expected to find, but never found...
29-01-2013 04:14 PM
I use Spotify every day, and spotify:user:xxxxxxxxx ' is not working, has something to do with numbers and not with a name..!
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