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Spotify

by Spotify
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,195 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 0.7.9.1170
  • Fixed: Playback no longer halts for audio notifications.
  • Fixed: Smoother switching between wifi and mobile data.
  • Fixed: The lock screen is more trustworthy.
  • Fictitious: This app is dating a rather attractive vending machine.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B008RBZA4A
  • Original Release Date: August 3, 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,195 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #102 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Listen for free on mobile - play any artist, album, or playlist on shuffle mode
  • Listen for free on tablet - play any song, any time

Product Description

Spotify is now free on mobile and tablet. Listen to the right music, wherever you are.

With Spotify, you have access to a world of music. You can listen to artists and albums, or create your own playlist of your favorite songs. Want to discover new music? Choose a ready-made playlist that suits your mood or get personalized recommendations.

Listen for free on mobile
• Play any artist, album, or playlist on shuffle mode

Listen for free on tablet
• Play any song, any time

Spotify Premium features
• Play any song, any time on any device--mobile, tablet, or your computer
• Download music for offline listening.
• Enjoy amazing sound quality.
• No ads – just uninterrupted music.
• No commitment - cancel any time you like.

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Technical Details

  • Size: 16.5MB
  • Version: 0.7.9.1170
  • Developed By: Spotify (Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window)
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Directly communicate over NFC
    • Read only access to device state
    • Allows sending in-app billing requests and managing in-app billing transactions
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Broadcast sticky intents
    • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
    • Modify global audio settings
    • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 3 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
459 of 564 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars It has (lots of) problems August 9, 2012
Verified Purchase
Issue 1: I'm currently in day two of using Spotify for Kindle. The biggest problem is that while it's playing, the wireless goes out, and I have to keep waking up the kindle's screen to keep everything playing. I don't have this problem with Pandora, on the same wireless network. Fix that, and it's worth two stars. It should just keep playing, without interruption.
--Edit: so this is what everyone else was talking about. Shut down your kindle, and turn it back on and it works fine. The app gets one star back for that, because it's a workaround and not an actual fix. Software should work, period.

Issue 2: Reading the other reviews, it looks like for non-premium users, the only thing available on Kindle is the radio. As has been said, I have Pandora for that. I use Spotify so I can listen to complete albums, or one artist's entire oeuvre. Fix that, and it's worth the other star. Update: Now that the two day premium trial is up, this is a huge problem. It loses two stars for this. I reiterate: for non-premium members, Spotify on Kindle is identical to Pandora, and Pandora has a friendlier interface. It's not worth $120 per year. I can stream Netflix for less.

Issue 3: Last complaint, so far: the Kindle menu button (bottom, center) is app-sensitive for most other apps--it controls various settings in each app. For Spotify, it does nothing. I have to navigate through several screens in Spotify to change the settings. Throw all that in the same place that it is for all other apps, and it'll make me happy.

Updates as further usage requires.

Until they address Issue 2, I'll be using Pandora instead.

Update:
Or so I thought. Now that Pandora has instituted a mobile listening cap (40 hrs per month, are you kidding?!
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32 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A music streamer that finally won me over. January 11, 2013
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I am pretty frugal when it comes to subscriptions. Simply put, I love free trials, but NEVER subscribe after they are over. Well, I can't say that any more. Spotify won me over. I have it on my Kindle Fire, my PC, and my HTC phone. The ad free version is really worth it, and the way you can create music playlists for everything is fantastic. Even better is the fact that you can subscribe to other people's playlists. Everything about Spotify just works for me.
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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Update The App! December 22, 2013
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Apple and Android consumers who use tablets have access to unlimited streaming free of charge. And yet, for the Kindle Fire HD this app has not been updated to reflect this change and still only provides the free trial version. Two stars--because it is really a good service-- I feel is deserved until this change is made. 5 stars will be given only after Kindle Fire HD customers have access to the same features as other Android and Apple customers.
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257 of 317 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works Perfect After Restart August 5, 2012
By SNewman
Verified Purchase
Try restarting your Kindle Fire if not opening. Initially the app would not open on my Kindle Fire. I installed the app and attempted to launch several times with only a blank screen popping up that eventually I had to use the Home icon to navigate away from. I restarted my Kindle and it works great.

I can use the app in the background while reading, checking the news, or surfing the web. Very cool.
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65 of 78 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome but they only give you a free trial December 8, 2012
By jkj1244
Verified Purchase
If it's free on the computer it should be free as an app too.
My trial ended and I'm not even considering purchasing it, though it was amazing.
Has every song. But I'm a broke college student.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Spotify Kindle Fire App October 31, 2012
Verified Purchase
I can only rate this as 2 stars because you have to subscribe to their premium service after the trial period. I listen to Spotify on my PC's for free and don't mind the commercials and if it were the same way on the Kindle I would rate it much higher. If other services can provide free service via advertising so can Spotify!
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195 of 249 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Needs an Update .... August 10, 2012
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As others have said, until this gets an update, it's not much use. (Just so we're clear, I'm talking about the premium version, not the free radio one. If you only want radio, Pandora is much better.)

Two problems:

- Again, as others have said, it cuts out a lot to the point of being completely unusable. Not sure why, but if it plays 4 or 5 songs in a row without turning off, I feel like I got lucky. I have Pandora and that never happens, so I'm assuming it's something with the app or the Kindle going to sleep or something. (Although on the settings it does say Spotify is supposed to keep it from sleeping, but who knows if that actually works.)

- Not a technical complaint, but it only displays one way: portrait, not landscape, with the audio plug and power button on the bottom. (Nice design Amazon, FYI.)This means there's no way to set it down and have it display normally. I'd prefer to turn it on it's side and use the cover flap to hold it up, but the screen won't rotate so you have to turn your head sideways to read what songs you want to play. Every 10 minutes or so, since that's about how often it cuts out.

Besides that, it works great!
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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best music app ever December 27, 2012
By AY
Verified Purchase
+ Almost exhaustive library
+ Very lean code = lightning fast
+ Simple and smart interface that makes browsing, finding and discovering exceedingly easy
+ 320Kbps quality (oh yeah!)
+ Easy sharing and socializing your listening - if you're into it, or not - if you're not

AND!!!

+ OFFLINE mode - this nifty little feature allows anything (playlists, favorites, whole albums) to be stored and accessible on your device for up to 30 days without connection - comes in VERY handy for transpacific flights and enjoying in 99% of the world that is not covered by wi-fi or xG capable of said 320Kbps streaming
THIS IS WORTH THE $10/month for premium subscription. Don't be cheap. Enjoy your (hi-fi) music and support those who bring it to you.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars love music
love all of the music slections and the settings but I pick 4 because it stopped letting me chose my music after a few days but its still shuffles the music. Read more
Published 6 hours ago by Jonathan Flusser
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect
Favorite music app out there. You can create playlist and is accessible through other devices ( works best on a cp or laptop) and it's all free I was just amazed how I haven't... Read more
Published 13 hours ago by andrew meza
3.0 out of 5 stars Love/Hate relationship
I love spotify. good music selection. but its real on and off. sometimes it works. sometimes it doesn't. Fix dat.
Published 16 hours ago by Chastain Wilson
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic app for playing music!
Love Spotify's smooth feel and the opportunity to share your playlists and favorite songs with friends. It opens up a whole word of sound that wasn't possible before!
Published 16 hours ago by Matt Pickett
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome
Love this site!! Lots of great music. Can listen to it all the time. Very awesome. Really enjoy this site.
Published 21 hours ago by Terri Baker
3.0 out of 5 stars good app
Love spotify but I want to be able to play my playlists straight not radio stations or in ashuffle. I know is free but at least just my straight playlists alone would be fine for... Read more
Published 22 hours ago by Eion
3.0 out of 5 stars ok app
It is a good app but it will only let you list on to the song u want on the free trial
Published 1 day ago by Andre Evans
4.0 out of 5 stars New to Spotify
Just beginning to use it. So far I love it. Can't wait to really dig into it. Seems to skip a lot less if at all compared to other apps.
Published 1 day ago by Mary W
2.0 out of 5 stars Don't bother with free version
The free version is not user-friendly on my Kindle. I love it on my laptop, though, and my son likes the app version on his Samsung Rugby Pro smartphone...
Published 1 day ago by joanjett83
5.0 out of 5 stars Anna Palmer
Listen to it everyday and absolutely Love it! Been a listener for 3 years now. Love having different channels for family members
Published 1 day ago by anna
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