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UFownstSECsince1950
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Someone please school me on Spotify

I realize I'm about 3 years late on this, so please bear with a noob

1). If I pay for the Premium membership ($9.99/month), then I can transfer any song available in Spotify's database into my Itunes account and synch to my phone?

2). Let's say I get all the music I need after 30 days. I've downloaded 1,000 songs into my Itunes account, and I cancel my account after 1 month. Will I still have all my downloaded music in Itunes forever? Or will I lose everything once I stop paying/cancel my account?

can't believe I'm just now finding out how awesome spotify seems to be.....


wildtigercat93
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Member since Jul 2011
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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1). If I pay for the Premium membership ($9.99/month), then I can transfer any song available in Spotify's database into my Itunes account and synch to my phone?


Yes, Pull up spotify and Itunes, then drag the files into the "itunes" or "home fioles" folder. then put your phone on the same connection as the computer and it will automatically sync all the songs

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2). Let's say I get all the music I need after 30 days. I've downloaded 1,000 songs into my Itunes account, and I cancel my account after 1 month. Will I still have all my downloaded music in Itunes forever? Or will I lose everything once I stop paying/cancel my account?


You dont download the music from spotify. its a coninous thing, the songs wont still be on your phone if you cancel your account

Using it on a home computer is comepletely free though


UFownstSECsince1950
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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Yes, Pull up spotify and Itunes, then drag the files into the "itunes" or "home fioles" folder. then put your phone on the same connection as the computer and it will automatically sync all the songs
ok, I tried this with the free account, but I guess it only works with the paid subscription.

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You dont download the music from spotify. its a coninous thing, the songs wont still be on your phone if you cancel your account

Using it on a home computer is comepletely free though
well this sucks. that's the whole reason why I want the music, so I can play it wherever I go (where I don't have internet connection).


what's my best option for something similar to spotify, where I can download all I want for a certain price per month (not per song)


wildtigercat93
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Member since Jul 2011
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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well this sucks. that's the whole reason why I want the music, so I can play it wherever I go (where I don't have internet connection).



If the songs are synced to your phone, you can play the songs offline.


UFownstSECsince1950
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
ok, yeah I'm a dumbass, that's what I figured.


So if I have 20 albums I want to put on my Iphone/Ipod, my best bet is to pay for 1 month of spotify for $10, transfer all 20 albums to my itunes account, sync to my phone, then cancel my spotify account?

completely legit, legal, and my best option?


wildtigercat93
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
No because the songs are synced to the spotify app, not your phone


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CottonWasKing
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
Think of it this way. Youre not buying the songs. Youre renting them. When you quit paying rent they dissappear. But as long as youre paying that rent youre free to use them at will.


AUtigerNOLA
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Member since Apr 2011
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
Does everyone around here really pay for music?


UFownstSECsince1950
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
well frick me running, I can't pay $10 every month for the rest of my life, I'm too poor for all of that

Is there any other option out there where I don't purchase music by the song? I'm talking something legit and legal, not torrents.


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Does everyone around here really pay for music?
I'm willing to, but not if I have to pay $1 for each song. I'm not computer savvy, I suck at torrents, and the youtube converters suck because youtube music/quality sucks. Don't really know what other options there are....
This post was edited on 1/6 at 2:29 am


AUtigerNOLA
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New Orleans, LA
Member since Apr 2011
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
Look man, I dont know if its legal or not but its easily accessible: Mp3skull or Beemp3 works perfect. Share the music and you cool I assume


UFownstSECsince1950
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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Mp3skull or Beemp3 works perfect
looking into it, thanks. it's basically a mp3 database that is free to download, and no viruses?

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Share the music and you cool I assume
what does this mean?


CottonWasKing
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
Its 10 dollars man.


Thats the equivalent to buying one album a month except you have pretty much every song in the world at the tip of your fingers...... its well worth it


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AUtigerNOLA
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New Orleans, LA
Member since Apr 2011
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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what does this mean?


Yea sorry People freak me out with this shite. Use Mp3Skull and you can get most of the singles you want and drag them into whatever library you have and thats it.

ETA: no viruses to my knowledge. Not on my comp at least.
This post was edited on 1/6 at 2:37 am


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wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Hammond, LA
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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Does everyone around here really pay for music?


I do. Spotify is well worth it.

No hassle, basically any song i want with a touch of a finger, great for finding new music, great for sharing music, radio function like Pandora, secondary apps that make the most out of spotify etc etc

10 bucks a month is a freakin steal imo


Believe me i never thought i would pay money for music, but now i cant see myself going back to trying to scour the internet for every song i want to listen to and hope I have the certain song i want to listen to at any given moment


CottonWasKing
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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Believe me i never thought i would pay money for music, but now i cant see myself going back to trying to scour the internet for every song i want to listen to and hope I have the certain song i want to listen to at any given moment



Exactly.

Spotify is actually WAYYYY more convenient than stealing it. If youre still stealing it youre either a cheap fricker or doing it for the spite of it.


AUtigerNOLA
Auburn Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since Apr 2011
11954 posts

re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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cheap fricker or doing it for the spite of it.


You could say that but its really easy to use mp3skull to download certian songs that you want, instead of buying whole albums. I buy music alot of Itunes if I want it for life.


wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Hammond, LA
Member since Jul 2011
54389 posts

re: Someone please school me on Spotify
Yep. and if you can afford a footlong at subway once a month, you can afford to pay for spotify. ITs amazing to me how people scoff at that price like its a ton of money. Im poor as hell and that 10 dollars have never come back to bite me in the ass


UFownstSECsince1950
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
so I just downloaded spotify on my computer and my phone (app), both free versions. I don't even see the point in paying for it since it's free (haven't even seen an ad yet).

but yes, spotify does seem pretty amazing. instant streaming, no lag, every song just about, etc etc. don't know why it took me this long to get it


CottonWasKing
LSU Fan
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Member since Jun 2011
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re: Someone please school me on Spotify
Ive never used mp3skull so I dont knoe for sure but i really cant see it being more convenient than spotify. No i dont have the songs for life but i dont plan on ever getting rid of spotify so it doesnt really matter


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wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Hammond, LA
Member since Jul 2011
54389 posts

re: Someone please school me on Spotify
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You could say that but its really easy to use mp3skull to download certian songs that you want, instead of buying whole albums. I buy music alot of Itunes if I want it for life.


Or you could have both anytime you wanted for the same price as one of those albums you say that you buy

Oh that drunk bitch youre trying to get a handy from wants to hear that song you hate but just said that you loved? a quick search and poof a minute later youre listening to that song and shes playing wack a mole.


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