Spotify boosts number of songs users can download for offline listening

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Spotify has boosted its offline download limit. Now, Spotify users can download up to 10,000 tracks for offline listening, which is a major boost from the previous limit of 3,333 songs per device. The change, which was first reported by Rolling Stone, resolves one of users' most common complaints about the service. Spotify has boosted its offline download limit. Users should be able to download up to 10,000 songs starting today.


Spotify tests new voice-controlled advertisements that launch podcasts or playlists

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Spotify is jumping into the voice technology game. The streaming platform is testing voice-controlled advertisements for some users in the U.S., it revealed on a call with investors this week, according to TechCrunch. Currently, the promotions are only for services inside its own app, but that could change over time. Spotify is jumping into the voice technology game. The firm is testing voice-controlled advertisements for some users in the U.S., it revealed on a call with investors this week Here's how the technology works: When non-Premium users are listening to a song, they'll hear an advertisement for a playlist.


Spotify and Hulu join forces to offer streaming bundle for Premium users for $10 a month

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Spotify and Hulu have today launched a new deal to offer the ultimate television and music streaming experience. Starting Tuesday, Spotify Premium subscribers can get access to Hulu's ad-supported service at no extra cost. The offer is open to both new and existing members of Spotify's Premium plan, which is free for the first 30 days, then costs $10 per month. Spotify and Hulu have today launched a new deal to offer the ultimate television and music streaming experience. Premium subscribers can now get Hulu's ad-supported service for free New users can sign up for the deal through Spotify's website, while existing Premium subscribers can activate their Hulu subscription by visiting the Your Services page.


Spotify tests 'Don't play this artist' feature that lets users block or mute musicians

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Soon, Spotify users will be able to hit the mute button on any artists they're tired of hearing. The popular streaming app is currently testing a'Don't play this artist' feature that would let users mute or block a musician, preventing them from showing up in the future. As of now, the feature is only appearing for a select number of users, Thurrott reported. The popular streaming app is currently testing a'Don't play this artist' feature that would let users mute or block a musician, preventing them from showing up in the future The feature is expected to roll out to all users in a future update. After an artist is blocked, they'll no longer appear in the user's library, or in user-created playlists, playlists curated by Spotify, charts, radios or anywhere else in the app.


Spotify users who install hacked apps will be banned, firm says

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Spotify has warned that users caught accessing the music streaming service with hacked apps may be banned permanently. Some of the company's 159 million customers have installed special software to illegally access premium features, including the removal of adverts between tracks. The firm has issued warnings over this'abnormal activity' and says that future breaches could result in a suspension or even termination of a user's account. Spotify has warned that users caught accessing the music streaming service with hacked apps may be banned permanently. The firm has issued warnings over this'abnormal activity' and that future breaches could result in a suspension or even termination of a user's account The issue came to light after TorrentFreak published claims made by some of the Spotify fans caught up in the crackdown.