How to upload music to Spotify

By The IFTTT Team

February 16, 2023

How to upload music to Spotify
  • If you're a music fan, there's a good chance you're using Spotify to listen to your favorite tunes. And if you're a musician, you may be wondering how to get your music onto Spotify so that others can enjoy it too. Luckily, it's actually pretty easy to do. In this post, we'll walk you through the process of uploading music that isn’t on Spotify and/or music you produced. So whether you're an aspiring artist or just want to stream local music with friends, read on for everything you need to know about uploading your music and local songs to Spotify. This only works with Spotify and not other streaming platforms or streaming services like Apple music or Youtube Music.

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    How to upload music to Spotify from your desktop:

    1. Open Spotify desktop app.
    2. On the upper-right corner with your display name, tap on the drop-down.
    3. Tap on Settings and scroll down to Local Files.
    4. Tap on Show Local Files.
    5. On the left-hand side, tap on Your Library.
    6. A playlist called Your Library will appear.
    7. Tap on Your Library playlist and it will display all your audio files from your desktop.
    8. You can select which audio you want to add to your personal playlist.
    9. Play your music in the Spotify desktop app!

    How to upload music to Spotify from your mobile device:

    1. Open the Spotify mobile app.
    2. Tap on Settings on the right-hand corner.
    3. Tap on local audio files.
    4. Turn on Show audio files from this device.
    5. Tap on OK to allow Spotify to access Apple Music or the local music on your mobile device, your music and video activity, and your media library.
    6. A playlist called local files folder will appear in Your Library.
    7. Upload music and enjoy your uploaded music from your local files folder!

    Producing your own music is a fulfilling and creative pursuit, but it can be intimidating to put your work out there for the world. Don't hesitate any longer - it's simpler than you might expect to upload your own music on Spotify. It's possible to listen to your uploaded music in the spotify mobile app and the spotify desktop app or whichever streaming service you choose!

    Spotify Music Account Verification

    Firstly, you'll need to register as a music partner with Spotify, which involves an account verification process. Once your account is verified, you can upload your music and set up your artist profile page. It's important to include accurate information in your profile page and include cover art for the album or single that compliments the rest of your artwork associated with the release. By doing this, you'll be sure to make a great impression when listeners come across your music online!

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