How To Add Friends on Spotify

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September 25, 2023

Similar to numerous other media platforms in the present day, Spotify provides a social aspect for its users. By incorporating a social feature, Spotify enables you to connect with your friends and discover their musical preferences.

Furthermore, the platform allows fans to stay up-to-date with their favorite artists by following their official Spotify accounts. This ensures that fans never miss out when the artists release new music or updates.

Whether you’re interested in keeping track of your beloved musicians or simply curious to explore your best friend’s music taste, here’s a straightforward guide on how to follow someone on Spotify.



How to Find Friends on Spotify With Facebook?

If the friend you want to add on Spotify has a Facebook account, then finding them will be much easier. This can only be done on Spotify desktop/mobile app.

On desktop

1. Open Spotify app and click Friend Activity icon(red circle), then Add Friends icon(green circle).

2. Click Connect with Facebook.

3. Click Connect.

4. Log in your Facebook account.

5. Confirm your Facebook account.

6. A window will pop up with all your Facebook friends that have a Spotify account. Choose the ones you want to follow and click the Add Friend icon. There you go. You have successfully added your Facebook friends. Your friends also need to connect Spotify to Facebook to be found in the list.

7. If you add your friend A, A will appear in your Followings. If A add you, A will appear in Followers in your profile.

8. To disconnect Spotify from Facebook, click your profile icon and choose Settings. Scroll down to Social and click Disconnect from Facebook.

If your Spotify account’s connected to Facebook but you still can’t find your friends, check on Facebook to see if your Friends list is shared with Spotify:

  1. In a web browser, go to
  2. Go to Apps and Websites.
  3. Select Spotify.

On mobile

1. Open Spotify app and log in.

2. Tap Home – Settings.

3. In Settings, press the button that says View Profile.

4. On the following screen tap the three-dots icon.

5. Tap Find friends.

6. If you’ve already connected your Facebook account to Spotify, you should see a list of friends who also use Spotify. You can tap the add friend button next to any specific person or press FOLLOW ALL to follow all people in the list. 

How to add Friends on Spotify with profile?

On desktop

1. Open Spotify app or web player and log in your account.

2. Click Search icon on the left side and enter your friends’ profile name.

3. Confirm the profile and click FOLLOW.

You can also ask your friends for the username, which can be found in Spotify Account page.

Click your profile icon on the top right corner and choose Account.

On mobile and tablet

1. Open Spotify app and log in your account.

2. Tap Search icon on the bottom and enter your friends’ profile name.

3. Confirm the profile and tap it to Follow.

How to find all your friends on Spotify?

Friends on Spotify are called Followings and Followers.

On desktop

1. Open Spotify app or web player.

2. Click your profile on the top right corner and choose Profile.

3. Scroll down and you will find Followings and Followers.

However, you can’t chat with friends within Spotify app. To chat with friends while listening to Spotify, use Discord.

How to like your friends’ playlist?

If you don’t know what to listen, check out your friends’ public playlists. It is interesting to delve into and immerse myself in other people’s playlists and music taste.

  1. Open Spotify, click or tap your profile image and choose Profile.
  2. On your Profile page, scroll down to Followers and Following.
  3. Open your friend’s profile and browse his/her Public Playlists.
  4. Open a playlist and click the heart icon to like/follow the playlist and save the playlist to your Library.

How to see what your friends are listening to on Spotify?

  1. Open Spotify app or web player.
  2. Click your profile picture at the top, and select Profile.
  3. Scroll down to Followers and Following.
  4. Find your friend and click the profile picture to open profile page.
  5. Scroll down and you will see his/her Recently played artists.

How to create Spotify Collaborative playlist with your friends?

Spotify Collaborative playlist allows you and your friends add, remove, and reorder tracks in the playlist. Any changes of the playlist will show on all of your account. To make a playlist Collaborative:

1. Open the playlist in Spotify app.

2. Tap the Invite collaborators icon. This generates a link that’s valid for 7 days.

3. Share the link to your friends. Once they click the link, it will open Spotify app and join the Collaborative playlist automatically.

4. Anyone in the Collaborative playlist can add, remove, and reorder tracks.

How to see Friend Activity on Spotify?

Friend Activity is only on Spotify desktop app.

1. Open Spotify app and log in your account.

2. Click the Friend Activity icon(in red circle) and you will see Friend Activity.

How to download Spotify Playlists without Spotify premium?

It’s important to highlight that Spotify’s offline playback feature is exclusively available to Spotify Premium users. Free users are unable to download songs from Collaborative Playlists or any other playlists for offline listening. However, a solution like Pazu Spotify Converter offers a remedy.

Pazu Spotify Converter is specifically designed to enable users to download Spotify music to various formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, AAC, and AIFF, regardless of whether they have a free or premium account. Compatible with both Mac and Windows, the converter comes with a built-in Spotify web player, allowing users to download songs, albums, and playlists without the need for the Spotify app.

Moreover, Pazu Spotify Converter utilizes advanced encryption technology to ensure that all converted audio files maintain a 100% lossless audio quality, preserving the original ID3 tags and metadata information. For more detailed information, you can refer to the details provided below.

Key features of Pazu Spotify Converter:

  • Download Spotify songs without Premium.
  • Convert Spotify to MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF.
  • Best possible quality song download without any type of loss.
  • Keeps all the original ID3 tags: title, artist, artwork, etc.
  • No Requirement for the Spotify app.
  • Multilingual interface: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文.
  • Archive downloaded songs by album or artist.