Spotify stores songs on your devices' cache. This enables the music to start immediately after pressing Play. The amount of music stored in the cache shouldn't keep growing as new songs replace stored songs that haven't been listened to for a while. The more songs you have saved for Offline use, the more space your cache will take up however.
Q: The Spotify app is taking up many GB's of storage, how can free-up space?
A: On mobile devices you can clear your cache when you find that your cache is growing quite large. Here's how:
Scroll toStorage, and selectDelete cache.
On the home screen, tap and hold the Spotify icon until it shakes.
Tap theXsymbol on the icon.
Restart your device
Open theApp Storethen search for and install theSpotify Musicapp.
Q: Can I change the location where my music is being stored?
A: It's possible to change the location where your music is stored. If your Android device supports an SD card, you can choose to have the music stored there. On a Desktop computer you can change the location as well. Here's how to change the storage location on Android and Desktop:
TapOther, then Storage.
Select where you want to save your downloaded music.
TapOK. The transfer takes a few minutes, depending on the size of your library. You can still listen to Spotify as normal during the transfer. Spotify restarts afterwards.
Click the arrow next to your username in the top-right corner of the desktop app and selectSettings.
Scroll down and clickSHOW ADVANCED SETTINGS.
Scroll down toOffline songs storageto see where your cache is stored.
ClickCHANGE LOCATIONto store your cache somewhere else.
Note: On iOS devices you can't change the storage location.
Q: I'm still experiencing an issue, what can I do?
A: For all other things we recommend resetting your cache and Offline Devices. keep in mind that you'll need to re-download all songs.
Remove Spotify from your device. You can find instructions here.