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Spotify arrives on Windows phones, will be available for Windows Phone 7

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 04 Oct 2010 11:40 User comments (2)

Spotify arrives on Windows phones, will be available for Windows Phone 7 Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced today that Spotify is now available for Windows phones 6.X. The announcement was made at an event at Stockholm's Royal Institute of Technology. The popular legal music streaming service had previously promised to add more devices to Spotify mobile, and has worked with Microsoft to port to Windows phones over the past few months.
The full list of features for Windows Phone includes:
  • Search, browse and play millions of tracks
  • Stream over WiFi or 2.5/3G - All your existing playlists are available
  • Offline playlists - Play your music without an internet connection
  • On-the-fly sync - Every track you add to a playlist appears on mobile and computer
  • What's New tab
  • Wirelessly sync your local files to your phone
  • Starred tracks - tag all your favourites into a special list

Spotify on Windows Phone demo


Users of Windows phones can download the new app directly by visiting m.spotify.com, and will become available from the Windows Marketplace for mobile soon. It was also revealed today that Spotify will be available for the upcoming Windows Phone 7.

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2 user comments

14.10.2010 11:57

From what i can tell this is pretty much anothr microsoft spin on a non event, doesnt virtually every other phone platform already have access to spotify.

Way to spin a catchup.

Also there has been an unofficial spotify app since 2009 on windows mobile called myspot:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=580208

Although its since ended development, so the headline should read spotify take nearlly 3 years to write an offical app for the windows mobile playform.

Ummm.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 04 Oct 2010 @ 12:39

24.10.2010 12:51

Originally posted by plazma247:
From what i can tell this is pretty much anothr microsoft spin on a non event, doesnt virtually every other phone platform already have access to spotify.

Way to spin a catchup.

Also there has been an unofficial spotify app since 2009 on windows mobile called myspot:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=580208

Although its since ended development, so the headline should read spotify take nearlly 3 years to write an offical app for the windows mobile playform.

Ummm.
Actually I wrote from Spotify release notes, not anything from Microsoft.

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