How do I stop Spotify from opening automatically on my desktop device?

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If you've downloaded Spotify on your desktop, and can't find how to stop it from opening automatically, here's how:




  • Head to the downward arrow in the top-right of Spotify
  • Click 'Settings'
  • Scroll down and click 'Show Advanced Settings'
  • Go to 'Startup and Window Behaviour'
  • Select 'No' for opening Spotify automatically after logging into the computer




  • Head to the app's 'Settings' in the top left
  • Scroll down and click 'Show Advanced Settings'
  • Scroll down to 'Startup and Window Behaviour'
  • Change the option to 'No'


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