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Gig Goer
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How to import local Music to spotify ?

Hello,

 

I have songs on my PC that are not on spotify servers.

 

But, i wish to listen them elsewhere. for exemple, on my PC at work.

 

I saw that's possible to import tracks from personnal libraries, as shown here:

http://www.spotify.com/fr/about/local-music/

 

But at home i do not see the button "import music"...

 

how to do ?

 

 

 

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‎2015-08-28 12:16 AM
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Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

No. But you can use a Dropbox for this.

http://pansentient.com/2011/11/how-to-hear-your-local-music-anywhere-with-spotify-and-dropbox/
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Gig Goer
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Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

Nice !!!

 

Thank you for this tips ! ;)

 

 

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Community Legend
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Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

Hey!

 

Go to Edit - Preferences.

 

Many screenshots very old in Spotify.com.

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Gig Goer
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Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

Hello

 

Thanks.

 

But i thing that is not that i want to do...

 

Is it possible to upload songs to Spotify servers, if there songs are not on those servers ?

 

I would like to listen at work somes songs who are on my home PC , and not on Spotify servers...

(Like Google Music, grooveshark, ...)

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Accepted by hpguru (Community Legend)
‎2015-08-28 12:16 AM
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Posts: 8,424
Registered: ‎2012-02-06

Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

No. But you can use a Dropbox for this.

http://pansentient.com/2011/11/how-to-hear-your-local-music-anywhere-with-spotify-and-dropbox/
Dancecore streaming with 10M/10M 4G network at the home and with 2M/2M 3G network on the go.
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‎2015-08-28 12:16 AM
Gig Goer
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎2012-03-25

Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

Nice !!!

 

Thank you for this tips ! ;)

 

 

Music Fan
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Registered: ‎2012-12-07

Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

Click the local files list, under collection.   Then simply drag and drop what files you want access to.

Music Fan
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Registered: ‎2012-12-18

if i import a song on spotyfy is it available to eryone

i was just curious if i add the local files if then it becaomes avaiable to everyone or how does some who looks at my play list see the songs i have as local files are they just invisable and they cant hear them

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Re: if i import a song on spotyfy is it available to eryone


eckora wrote:

i was just curious if i add the local files if then it becaomes avaiable to everyone or how does some who looks at my play list see the songs i have as local files are they just invisable and they cant hear them


If the track you have added can be linked to a track in the Spotify catalogue, then anyone looking at your playlist will see the linked song, otherwise it will be unplayable outside your computer. 

 

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Gig Goer
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Registered: ‎2012-10-24

Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

Looks like Spotify pretty much automatically imports music, at least from your Music and iTunes folders:

http://http://support.spotify.com/us/learn-more/guides/#/article/Listen-to-local-files/?in=search

Gig Goer
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Registered: ‎2013-05-09

Re: How to import local Music to spotify ?

What about .ogg files?  My entire music library (with only a couple exceptions) is on .ogg format.  I can see some music a friend uploaded to my music folder (she used .mp3), but not the music I just put in there (.ogg).  Just wondering.

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