Spotify Tips For Beginners And Newbies: The Ultimate Guide

08/18/2011 10:30 am ET | Updated Oct 18, 2011
  • Jason O. Gilbert The Huffington Post

Since its U.S. launch on July 14, Spotify has attracted at least 1.4 million American users; if you've read about the miracle wonders of Spotify and how it is going to change the way you listen to music, perhaps you are one of those 1.4 million.

Whether you're looking to ditch iTunes or just taking it around for a test-drive, Spotify can be a little confusing. Once you've gotten your Spotify invite, downloaded the Spotify application, and imported all of your music, though: What's next? How do you use Spotify and all its features to your full advantage? And what are you missing?

Here are some basic tips for any Spotify beginner feeling overwhelmed or confused by their strange new music player, or curious users hoping to learn more about the Swedish import:

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that Spotify was from Britain. It is, in fact, from Sweden.

Spotify Tips And Tricks For Beginners

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