How to Enable or Disable Hardware Acceleration in Spotify

Occasionally you might notice a performance issue when you are using the Spotify app. This can happen if your Internet connection speed dips really low, or if the connection disappears entirely. But it might also happen because your computer’s processor is struggling to decode the audio stream from Spotify. One potential solution to this problem […]

How to Minimize Spotify to the Tray Instead of Closing It

The Spotify app on your computer provides easy access to the Spotify streaming service, as well as any playlists or other items you might have saved. When Spotify is open on your computer it is visible in the taskbar at the bottom of your screen. However, you might find that after starting Spotify and selecting […]

How to Turn Off Behind the Lyrics on the Spotify iPhone App

The Spotify music streaming service has apps that allow you to listen to music on your iPhone, computer, and several other types of devices. The service has been around for several years and has consistently been upgraded and improved. Part of these changes involves the addition of new features, including one called “Behind the Lyrics.” […]

How to Adjust Streaming Quality in Spotify on an iPhone

The Spotify music app on your iPhone provides access to a large library of music, all for a low monthly price. But if you find the streaming quality of that music to be lacking, then you may be looking for a way to increase it. Fortunately the Spotify app on your iPhone has adjustable streaming […]

Block Spotify from Opening at Startup in Windows 7

Last updated: December 13, 2016 Music programs like iTunes and Spotify are popular options for managing and listening to music on your computer. But, like many programs that you install in Windows 7, Spotify will attempt to configure itself to start automatically whenever you log into your Windows account. This behavior can make your computer […]

How to Listen to Spotify on the Apple TV

Spotify is an amazing music service that is growing in popularity, and can be used on a number of different devices. But if you want to listen to Spotify through your Apple TV so that you can use your home entertainment system, then you might be having trouble. Fortunately you can use Spotify over AirPlay, […]

How to Create a New Playlist in the iPhone Spotify App

Spotify is a terrific service that allows you to listen to an enormous selection of music. Whether you want to find music individually by song or listen to playlists that were created by other users, you have a lot of options. But creating a new playlist is something that is not initially very easy to […]

How to Save a Playlist in Spotify for Offline Mode on the iPhone 5

Spotify is a great service that allows you to stream music directly to your iPhone, as well as many other devices. But if you are a Spotify Premium member and are paying the monthly subscription, you have access to a cool feature called Offline Mode. This gives you the option of saving your playlists to […]

How to Turn Off Spotify Notifications on the iPhone 5

You probably already receive a lot of notifications on your iPhone 5. Whether it is for a new email message or a text message, it is a helpful way to be informed that something requires your attention. Spotify has its’ own set of push notifications that it uses to alert you about things like new […]

How to Stop Spotify From Launching Automatically

The Spotify streaming music service is something that I think everyone should test out. It allows you to search through their impressive catalog of songs, then add the songs that you find and like to your playlist. Spotify features programs for mobile devices, as well as a desktop application that you can install on your […]