Lesson 7. Importing Your Local Music Files into Spotify

In this lesson, you learn how to import your own music into Spotify to listen to favorite music you already own, create custom playlists with your own tracks, and share those local files with your online friends.

Why Should You Import Your Music into Spotify?

One of the unique aspects of Spotify is that it blends a typical streaming music service with the playback of music you have stored on your own PC. This way you can supplement Spotify’s 15 million-track library with other tracks you own that aren’t available from Spotify.

Spotify lets you import tracks you’ve either downloaded to your PC from other websites or ripped from CDs you’ve purchased. In fact, when you first install the Spotify ...

Get Sams Teach Yourself Spotify® in 10 Minutes now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.