When I close Spotify does the music turn off?

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You can use basic functions like listening to free music or subscribing to Premium and get some benefits like:

  • Listen to music without consuming your data
  • Make unlimited jumps
  • Delete random play

How to use Spotify on my Android or iPhone device without turning off the music

Spotify is an application available for Android and iPhone or iPad mobile devices. Now there is also its Lite version in order to take up less space on your mobile and use less data.



To work properly, Spotify is compatible with Android 4.1 or later, iOS 11 or later devices.

Also, you can play your music on speakers, game consoles, cars, televisions, smartwatches, etc. The only downside it has at the moment is that it allows you to listen to a single device at a time from the same account.

Unless you contract the service Spotify Premium Duo, or the Family plan, with which you can create different accounts within the same plan to be able to listen to music on different devices at the same time. Spotify has many alternatives of use and to make the most of your account it is recommended that you know all the tricks of the application.

Whether it's Spotify or Spotify Lite when we're using it, unlike YouTube, the music will continue to play in the background as long as you don't close the app.

With YouTube, on the other hand, in order to use the screen in the background we must have an Android device that allows us to use the split screen, or have the application Youtube music.


This way you can play music in the background or even with the screen locked. 

You can continue enjoying the rest of the apps on your mobile or even with the screen locked, because Spotify will continue to play music.


Once the playlist has started, you can control it from the bar at the bottom of the screen if you are inside the app, or from the play bar at the top of the screen if you are doing it in the background.

You can skip or play music, create playlists and like your favorite songs. If at any time you have deleted your playlist and want to recover it, you can do so by following these simple steps.

If you close the Spotify app, the playlist playback will be stopped.

However, you may find that you are unable to play background music. If this is the case for you, go to your device settings.

In the case of an Android device, click on the gear icon to access the settings. Then scroll down to «Applications> Spotify> battery> allow background activities.

How to use Spotify on my PC and prevent the music from turning off

Spotify is also compatible in its desktop version with i systems Windows 7 or higher and with Mac OS X 10.10 or higher operating systems. You can download the desktop app from the Web Store or the Apple Store.


If you don't want to download any apps for your PC, you can also go to their website. Spotify is also compatible with i browser Chrome, Firefox, Edge e Opera.

In the case of the desktop app, it works similar to the mobile app, it will keep playing your music in the background until you close the app.


In case you use a browser, it works like YouTube, your music will keep playing until you close the play tab.

Now that you know how to use Spotify, download the app from it official stores and always enjoy your music. Remember that if you have any questions, you can leave them in the comments, we will help you solve it.

Another problem you may encounter is that the Spotify application closes by itself and for no apparent reason.

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