New Android Preview adds Facebook sign-in and sharing

It’s a Happy Wednesday for our Android users! We have just released a new Preview version that adds Facebook sign-in into the mix. The update will also enable Facebook sharing and, for those moments when you don’t want to share what your guilty musical pleasures, a Private listening mode. You can simply activate Private mode from your settings.

If you’re new to Spotify, first-time users will now be able to log in and create an account with Facebook credentials.

In order to install you must set your phone to allow installation from “Unknown Sources” by going to the Settings > Applications > Unknown sources menu. Once that’s done, you can then download the file to your Android phone.

Try it out now! Please report any feedback you have regarding this Preview on our community forum.

Update: This preview is now available in the Android Marketplace for all users.

Nokia makes the N9 sing

Spotify on the N9

The good people at Nokia have recently launched a beautiful new phone, the N9, and now they’re bringing a world of music to it.

They’ve created a Spotify app for their phone that brings you all the great features you’ve come to expect from Spotify. Access our catalogue of millions of tracks, manage and sync your playlists, listen to music with no mobile connection using Offline mode, and much, much more.

To get the app for your N9 all you need is a Spotify Premium subscription and then head over to the Nokia Store to download.

Introducing Spotify for your BlackBerry

Blackberry Preview for Spotify

We’re excited today to announce our first preview release of Spotify for BlackBerry. As our sixth mobile app, BlackBerry comes packed with great features to keep you listening to your favourite music wherever you are.

Features included in this release are:

  • Million of songs available instantly on your BlackBerry.
  • Offline playlists – listen to music with no mobile connection and avoid using your data allowance
  • Create and sync playlists
  • Star your favourite tracks
  • Search tracks, artists, album
  • Browse “What’s new” and “Top tracks”
  • Scrobble tracks to Last.fm
  • Receive music from friends via the inbox

As with all Spotify Mobile apps, a Premium subscription is required in order to stream songs from our catalogue.

We’ve tested our app on the following devices: 9780 Bold, 9700 Bold, 9300 Curve, 9000 Bold, 8520 Curve. Currently the app only supports phones running on GSM networks. CDMA-network phones and Torch 9800 are not currently compatible.

The app is available now as a preview for those of you who want to give it an early try and as soon as we have a final, fully tested version we’ll release it to the App World. Enjoy!

Spotify and Boxee, together at last

Today we’re excited to announce that Spotify is available on Boxee.

For those of you who don’t know about Boxee yet, it’s a great device that finds many of your favorite shows and movies on the Internet and puts them on your TV. Now you can add music to that list.

Thanks to the custom Boxee app, it’s never been easier for Premium subscribers to enjoy on-demand access to Spotify’s vast music catalogue directly on their TV.

So what are you waiting for? Put your feet up and get the tunes flowing!

Hej Danmark. Spotify er her.

Hello Denmark. Spotify here.

We’re excited to let you know that today Spotify is crossing the Øresund and bringing a world of music to Denmark.

We’ll be offering three great services – from absolutely free to paid subscriptions. The services we’re launching today in Denmark are:

Spotify Free – the unsurpassed free music service. You can enjoy on-demand, buffer-free access to millions of songs on your computer, and great social features. Manage your own music files through Spotify, and sync with your mobile phone or iPod. Features occasional advertising.

Spotify Unlimited – all the special features of our free service, but with uninterrupted, ad-free access to Spotify on your computer. All for only 49kr a month.

Spotify Premium – the top-of-the-range Spotify experience. Premium gives you access to all the music, all the time. Listen online or offline, on your computer, your mobile phone and a whole heap of other devices. Enjoy enhanced sound quality and access to exclusive content, competitions and special offers. Premium costs just 99kr a month and is also available in all 7-Eleven stores in Denmark.

To celebrate our launch our staff have created a playlist of tracks just for you to enjoy.

Spotify is available right now. Simply visit our homepage to sign up or click on any of the play links you see in Facebook to get started for free!

Happy listening.

Meet your TV’s new best friend, WD TV Live!

Today we’re excited to announce that Spotify is taking another step into your living room! We’ve teamed up with storage pioneers, Western Digital, to offer Spotify on their popular WD TV media player family.

Premium subscribers can now enjoy unlimited on-demand access to our vast catalogue of millions of tracks on their home entertainment system through the new WD TV Live and WD TV Live Hub streaming media players.

Spotify for WD TV Live and WD TV Live Hub, which features a built-in 1 TB hard drive, incorporates many popular Spotify features – including the ability to create and manage your playlists, easily share songs to Spotify friends, and see and subscribe to friends’ playlists via their Spotify profiles. You can also share tracks by sending songs directly to other Spotify users’ inboxes. Premium subscribers can now discover an exciting new way to enjoy and share music on the best sound system in their home!

To celebrate, we’ve got 5 WD TV Live Hub players with 5 Spotify Premium accounts up for grabs! All you need to do is compile a playlist of your top 5 TV show themes and then paste the URL in the comments! What you waiting for? Tune in now!

For more about the WD TV Live and WD TV Live Hub, click here.

Update: Thank you for the incredible response to this competition! We’ve seen some awesome playlists and are loving your selections. We’re in the process of randomly selecting the 5 winners and will reach out to you directly if you’ve won!