How to Install Spotify on Mac

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing Spotify on your Mac. Spotify is a popular music streaming service that allows you to access millions of songs, podcasts, and playlists. Follow the steps below to get started:

Step 1: Download Spotify

To begin, open your web browser and navigate to the Spotify website. Look for the “Download” button and click on it. This will start the download process.

Step 2: Install Spotify

Once the download is complete, locate the downloaded file in your “Downloads” folder or wherever you have set your browser to save files. Double-click on the file to begin the installation process.

Note: You may be prompted to enter your administrator password during this step. This is normal and necessary for installing applications on your Mac.

Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. The installer will guide you through each step, such as choosing an installation location and agreeing to the terms and conditions.

Step 3: Launch Spotify

After the installation is finished, go to your Applications folder and locate the Spotify icon. Double-click on it to launch the app.

Step 4: Sign in or Create an Account

If you already have a Spotify account, enter your login credentials (username/email and password) in the provided fields. If you don’t have an account yet, click on “Sign Up” or “Create Account” to create one. Fill in all required information and follow any additional steps if prompted.


  • If you have a Facebook account, you can choose to sign up with it instead by clicking on the “Sign up with Facebook” button.
  • Spotify offers both free and premium subscription options. The free version includes ads and some limitations, while the premium version provides ad-free listening and additional features. Consider upgrading to premium if you want an enhanced experience.

Step 5: Explore Spotify

Once you are signed in, you can start exploring Spotify’s vast music library. Search for your favorite artists, albums, or songs using the search bar at the top of the app’s interface. Create playlists, follow other users or artists, and discover new music based on your preferences.

Note: Spotify also offers a desktop app that you can download from their website. The desktop app provides a more integrated experience with your Mac system and offers additional features such as offline listening.


Congratulations! You have successfully installed Spotify on your Mac.

Enjoy unlimited music streaming, podcasts, and more at your fingertips. Start building your personalized music collection today!

We hope this tutorial has been helpful in guiding you through the installation process. If you have any further questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to Spotify’s support team for help.

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