Spotify for iOS updated w/ previously announced free option for mobile and tablet users

Last month Spotify announced new ad-supported streaming options for mobile and tablet users without paid subscriptions, and today that update has rolled out for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users.

To recap, iPhone users can now play a particular playlist they create or their friends share, but the tracks will be shuffled. iPad users have an experience like desktop users where you can build specific playlists and list to music on demand.

The update is available now for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in the App Store.

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  1. Matt a - 9 years ago

    this feature went live a montha go. idk why all the blogs are covering it just because text in an update description notes it. genius move by spotify..

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