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How To Use Spotify Web Player On Android, iPhone, iPad

Spotify web player is one of the best and revolutionary music player application. It comes with many features. And the most impressive thing about Spotify is its huge database. You can find and listen to any song using Spotify. Connect with your friends if they are on Spotify and share the music suggestions via sending/receiving messages. Explore new songs, find artists, listen to the radio, create your playlists, download songs and so on, using this application.

Spotify Web PlayerBut unfortunately, Spotify web player is not available for all the countries in the world. It is available for the US, UK, Spain, Sweden, Netherland and a few others. Well, it doesn’t mean that you can’t use Spotify on your iPhone, iPad or Android if Spotify web player is restricted in your country.

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Below is the complete guide to using Spotify web player on your iPhone, iPad, and Andriod even if it is restricted in your country.

Steps To Use Spotify Web Player On PC

Well, this is the easiest thing to do. You can play as many songs as you want and all your favorite ones for free of cost using Spotify Web Player. Spotify Web player provides free access to listen to the songs. You don’t need to download anything on your browser as it is an online service. All you need to do in order to use Spotify Web Player On PC is to follow the below steps.

  1. The first thing you have to do is to visit the official website of Spotify Web player. So, head to https://open.spotify.com/browse.
  2. The next thing to do is to create a Spotify account. Don’t worry, signing up to Spotify Web Player is absolutely free. You need to enter your email ID, password, pick a username, specify your date of birth and that’s all. But unfortunately, Spotify web player is not available in all of the countries, so if your country doesn’t fall under the list of supported countries then you would have to use a VPN and change your location to some other country where Spotify is available.
  3. So, once you have created your Spotify account, simply log in to your account. Now you can access everything here. It offers the featured list of top songs, top albums, browses songs based on genres, mood etc. You can also manually search particular songs that you want to listen.
  4. Another good this is that you can even create a playlist. Simply click on the playlist option and then create a new playlist. Not only one but you can create as many playlists as you want.
    And whenever you want to add songs to your playlist, just search that song, right click on it and then add it to your playlist. This way you can use Spotify Web Player with ease.

Steps To Use Spotify Web Player On Android

As I mentioned earlier that Spotify web player is only available for a few countries, you would have to tweak settings or use some clever method to get Spotify web player working on your Android. Like if you live in India and you try to download Spotify on your Andriod then it will not appear in the search results of your Play Store. So, how can you use Spotify web player on your Andriod? Well, don’t worry, here is a complete working method to download and use Spotify on your Android if it is not available in your country.

I. Download TunnelBear VPN

The very first thing you would have to do in order to download Spotify on your Android is to browse anonymously or privately which you can achieve with a VPN. Tunnelbear is a free VPN available for Android as well as for PC. You can find the Tuneelbear VPN in the play store and then download it.

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It will ask you to create an account to use the VPN service. So, fill your details and then create an account. After that simply log in to your TunnelBear VPN account. It offers you 500MB for free and you can get 1 GB extra free data for private browsing by sharing it via your Twitter account.

Now, choose the location as the UK or US and turn on the VPN. Once it is fully connected, proceed to the next step.

II. Download And Install Spotify web player

Now, as you are surfing the internet from United Kingdom location, you can easily find Spotify on PlayStore. So, find the application and install on your device. Make sure that the Tunnelbear VPN is connected otherwise you won’t be able to find the Spotify application on PlayStore if it is not available in your country.

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III. Create An Account

Launch the application once it is successfully downloaded. Create your free Spotify account by using your email ID or you can also log in via your Facebook account. Do, as per your wish. I signed up using my Facebook account as it only requires 1-2 clicks to signup and login. But again make sure that Tuneelbear VPN is connected and your location is set to United Kingdom otherwise Spotify will show an error while signing up and you won’t be able to sign up for the app.

IV. Use Spotify

So, your free Spotify account is ready to use. You can now listen to hundreds of songs online. Radio is also available to explore recent songs. It also provides the Explore feature from which you can get all the recent songs and albums.

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Create your own playlist and add as many songs or entire album to it. If you want to experience the advanced features of Spotify then you can upgrade to the premium account. But the most important thing is to use VPN otherwise you won’t be able to sign in to Spotify.

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Steps To Use Spotify On iPad

Spotify is a geo-locked app, means it is only available for the selected countries like United Kingdom, Spain, France, Sweden, Finland etc. So, if you are not living in these countries and want to download and use Spotify app on your iPhone or iPad then you would have to follow a completely different procedure. You can’t simply search and download Spotify on your iPad or iPhone. Below is the complete procedure to download and use Spotify on your iPad or iPhone.

  1. First of all, go to iTunes on your iPad or iPhone and sign out of your account.
  2. Now, you need to change the country to the UK by clicking on Change country link button which you can find at the bottom of the application. It will provide you a list of different countries and you have to select the United Kingdom.
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  3. It will change your country to United Kingdom. As Spotify is available for the UK you can search it and then download the app to your iTunes account.
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  4. It will take you to a new page where you would have to create an account. There would be two options, first, one to create a new account and the second one is to use the existing one. Simply choose to create a new account.
    Spotify Web Player
  5. So, by using an alternative email id other than your previous account’s email Id, create your Apple ID and password.
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  6. After that, it will prompt you for the payment option. But you don’t have to add your credit card or anything else to pay. Simply choose None option to create the account for free.
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  7. Then, you will be needing a UK address in order to complete the registration. You can find plenty of fake UK addresses from the internet. So, search a UK address and use it to complete the registration process.
  8. After filling the registration form, iTunes will send you a link to your email address for verifying it. So, go to your inbox and verify your email ID.
  9. Now your iTunes account with UK location is ready to use. You can easily download any UK based application on your iPhone or iPad.
  10. Search for Spotify from your iTunes account. Download and install the application on your iDevice from iTunes App Store and then create a Spotify account.
  11. To create UK based account on Spotify, first, activate a VPN on your browser, set the location to the United Kingdom, then go to Spotify website and create your Spotify Account.
  12. After Downloading Spotify on your iPhone or iPad through iTunes App Store by using Apple ID and password you just created and login to Spotify with your Spotify account created in earlier step.
  13. You can’t use Spotify for free on iPad or iPhone. You would have to get the premium account for using it. And after that, you can get to use all the Spotify features.
  14. If you want, you can use Spotify for free on your Mac for 2 weeks and then purchase the premium plan.

So, this way you can use Spotify on iPad, iPhone, and Andriod. If you face any problem in any mentioned steps let us know through comments.

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