Spotify has become one of the fastest growing music apps in the world and has recently been launched in many new countries. Spotify offers a very convenient feature where people can add their friends in order to check what they listen to. This article discusses the ways in which you can find friends on Spotify.

How to Find Friends on Spotify without Facebook?

Facebook ( is a popular social media website, but a lot of people abstain from it for various reasons but you may wish to add such friends to Spotify. Luckily, there is a way to add people who are not on Facebook to Spotify.

  • To find someone on Spotify you can just simply search for their name in the search bar and scroll through to the list of results to find the person that you wish to add.
  • This technique may fail if that person’s name is fairly common or if a lot of search results come up which may be impossible to look through.
  • In such a case, it becomes easier if you know the username of the person you wish to add as you can search for that person using their username.
  • If you want to add someone whose username you know, you can enter ‘Spotify: user: username’ in the search bar while ensuring that the username is in lowercase.

How to Find Friends on Spotify through Contacts?

Finding people who are not on Facebook and whose username you don’t know can be a tedious process. In this section, we bring you ways in which you can add your contacts to Spotify.

  • You can ask your contact to share a playlist they made. They can right click on the name of the playlist and click on ‘Copy Playlist URL’ and then send you this URL through any means.
  • Once you get the URL, click on it and open it through Spotify. Then you can click on the username below the Playlist name and him/her from there.
  • Apart from this, there is no direct way to sync your contacts to your Spotify account. The only other option is to search for your contact using the search feature.

How to Find Friends on Spotify Facebook?

Facebook is one of the most popular social networking websites on this planet and luckily Spotify allows you to link both together. This means that you can add your Facebook friends to your Spotify easily.

  • Open the Spotify app and click on ‘Preferences’. Once this done, go to the social option and then click on ‘Facebook’ and chose ‘Connect to Facebook’.
  • The aforementioned procedure will allow you to sync your Facebook friends to your Spotify and listen to what they are listening.
  • You can take it one step further by going to ‘Activity’ and Selecting ‘People to Follow’. You can then click on ‘View All’ to find all Facebook friends on Spotify.
  • Sometimes, this may not work and in such a case you need to delete the Spotify App and delete Spotify from your Facebook account and then reinstall Spotify and add Facebook.


  • You don’t need to follow every one of your Facebook friends on Spotify. After syncing both the platforms, you can manually choose which friends to follow and which not to.

Try to ask your friends their Spotify username as this will make the whole process of adding them without Facebook a whole lot easier.

How do I find friends on Spotify app?

Find Friends By Spotify Username On Your Smartphone
  1. Open Spotify app on your iPhone or Android and tap on the search option.
  2. Type in the username of the desired person in this way – Spotify:user: username and give it a go.
  3. If the username is correct, you’ll see your friend’s profile on the screen.

How do I find someone’s profile on Spotify?

Type “spotify:user:” plus the username you want to search into the search box. For example, if you wanted to find a user called “ahr”, you would type “spotify:user:ahr” into the search bar. That may sound simple enough, but keep in mind a user’s display name and username are not one and the same.

How do you add friends on Spotify?

Type spotify:user:username (with your friend’s username) on the search bar to find your friend. At the top it should say “Make it easier to access username’s music by adding them to your people list” with a button to add them.”

How do I find friends on Spotify without Facebook?

Here are a couple of ways to view a Spotify user’s public profile: If you know their username, type spotify:user:username in the search box. (Note that the username must be written in lower-case) You can simply click on a username wherever it appears.

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Can people see your Spotify username?

Spotify automatically shares all its users’ activity with followers and with the public. By default, anyone with an account can also see your public playlists, your recently played music and your followers. As long as you have a Spotify account and you know the person’s username, you can search for and follow any user.

Can’t find profile on Spotify?

You should be able to look up profiles by entering spotify:user:[their username] into the search bar in the Spotify desktop or mobile apps. To get someone’s Spotify username, you’ll need to ask them to check their online profile.

Can’t find my username on Spotify?

Your Spotify username can be found in the upper-right hand corner of the desktop app and in the settings menu in the mobile app.

How do I make my Spotify profile public?

If you have the free version of Spotify, change the privacy settings with the desktop app or web player. The settings will apply to all devices. Tap (iOS) / (Android) at the top of the playlist. Select Make Public or Make Secret.

Why is my Spotify username random?

As Spotify looks to improve the overall experience of the service, they are now automatically generating usernames, hence the random numbers and letters. You don’t need to remember this to log in. You can log in with just your password and the email address associated with your account.

Can followers see secret playlists on Spotify?

How to make a Spotify playlist private so no one can find it, or public so others can listen. Once you make a Spotify playlist private, its followers won’t be able to view it anymore, and it won’t appear in searches.

Does Spotify share my data?

Spotify shares your personal data globally with other companies in the Spotify Group. Spotify may also subcontract processing to, or share your personal data with, third parties located in countries other than your home country.