How to import local music to Spotify


Spotify is a digital music streaming service that gives you access to millions of songs, podcasts and videos from artists all over the world.

Spotify works by allowing users to stream music for free from almost any device (phone, tablet, computer, etc.). Once you've downloaded the program and signed up for an account, you can listen to tons of songs, albums, and playlists, and even create custom playlists of your own.

By now, you can see that Spotify is a unique blend of local music playing software, random Internet radio and customizable, on-demand song jukebox. But making all of these capabilities work together flawlessly took some serious planning and technological expertise. Keep reading to find out exactly how Spotify keeps the songs spinning and the party pumping without any interruptions.

Not only you can listen the online music with Spotify, you can also blend a typical streaming music service with the playback of music you have stored on your own PC. In this way, you can supplement Spotify’s 30 million-track library with other tracks you own that don't appear in the Spotify database of tunes.

Sometimes, Spotify won't automatically search and sync locally stored music when you put these music songs spread across several folders or even external storage. You have to import them to Spotify manually.

You can follow the next guide to know how to load local music tracks to your Spotify by yourself/

Step 1. Add local music tracks to Spotify.

For Mac users click Menu - Preferences first. (For Windows users click Edit)

Open Spotify Preferences

Then scroll down to Local Files and select ADD A SOURCE.

Add a source

With the folder added, any non-DRM restricted music contained within will be immediately imported into the Spotify library. Then you will see the music added under the Local Files tab in the main menu tree.

Local files added

Step 2: Create a new playlist

Now create a new playlist to put it into by clicking the New Playlist button down in the bottom left-hand corner of the Windows desktop client.

Creat a new playlist

After this, jump back over to the Local Files tab, and add the song you want synced to the playlist.

Add songs to the playlist

Now you can freely enjoy your local music tracks on Spotify.

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