December 1, 2023

TikTok is a large supply of music discovery now, however getting these songs into your music app is a little bit of a ache. It’s important to determine what the tune is after which seek for and add that tune to your most well-liked music app. Spotify is trying to make that course of a lot simpler.

Right this moment, the corporate introduced that it’s integrating with the TikTok app so that you could add a tune to your Spotify library proper from the TikTok app. In accordance with Spotify, “Spotify Free and Premium customers within the U.S. and U.Ok. will be capable of save songs you’re listening to on TikTok straight to your Favored Songs playlist inside your Spotify Library with out having to modify apps.”

Sten Garmark, Vice President and International Head of Client Expertise at Spotify, mentioned in a press release that the corporate desires to combine “throughout any platform or system.” As a HomePod person, I actually hope the corporate will stay as much as that promise and at last add native Siri assist for the HomePod and HomePod mini.

“Irrespective of the place you’re, or the second you’re in, we need to create much less work to get to the audio you’re keen on. Meaning being in every single place our customers are and creating seamless methods to save lots of songs to Spotify to get pleasure from when and the way they select to pay attention. Because the world’s largest audio-streaming subscription service, our mission is to convey artists and followers collectively so you’ll be able to hearken to extra of what you’re keen on, throughout any platform or system. Primarily, you gained’t want to search out audio to go well with the second. It’ll discover you.”

If you wish to combine your TikTok and Spotify accounts to begin utilizing the brand new characteristic, observe the steps under:

  1. Be sure your Spotify and TikTok cell apps are up to date.
  2. Set Spotify as your default streaming service on TikTok. You are able to do this the primary time you utilize the brand new characteristic by tapping “Add Track” in the primary TikTok feed and choosing Spotify, or below the Settings web page on TikTok below Music.
  3. Then, robotically save songs to Your Library by merely tapping the “Add to Spotify” button in TikTok. On Spotify, you’ll discover all of your newly saved tracks in your Favored Songs playlist. 
  4. Head to your Favored Songs and get listening! 

Spotify says that it’s beginning to roll out this characteristic to each iOS and Android right this moment. It notes that it’s beginning with the USA and the UK with “extra markets to observe.” The corporate says that that is its newest social integration — the app already works with “BeReal, Meta, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter” (sure, even Spotify nonetheless referred to as it Twitter within the weblog publish).

The announcement comes per week after Spotify additionally rolled out a brand new person expertise for its TV app — making me as soon as once more contemplate a change from Apple Music. The corporate additionally not too long ago rolled out its new characteristic for Spotify Premium which lets customers hearken to as much as 15 hours of over 200,000 obtainable audiobooks per thirty days as a part of their subscription.

It is a nice integration and one thing that I want Apple Music did with apps like TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Shortform video apps are nice for music discovery and having a straightforward manner so as to add music to your most well-liked app is a superb thought.