How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04?

Spotify streaming service is a premium service for streaming music. You can access streaming services for music, movies, and podcasts thanks to Spotify. Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, two founders, created it on April 23, 2006, in Stockholm, Sweden. It has 420 million subscribers who are active. Spotify is compatible with almost every operating system, including Windows, Linux, Android, MacOS, and iPhone. Although it does not come pre-installed on any of the stated OS. However, it can be installed manually.

How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04?

Spotify can be installed on Ubuntu by various ways, but in this post there are two methods explained practically to install. Both of the methods are provided below.

Method 1: How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04 Using Snap?

The first method to install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04 is by using the snap method. The process of installation is explained in the detailed steps below.

Step 1: Update system packages

First, update the system repositories to the latest version by executing the command in Terminal:

$ sudo apt update

Step 2: Install Snap Utility

Execute the provided command to install the Snap utility:

$ sudo apt install snapd

Installation of the Snap utility has been completed

Step 3: Install Spotify

Now, install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04 by executing the command below:

$ sudo snap install Spotify

Method 2: How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04 via GUI?

The second method to install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04 is by using GUI (Graphical User Interface). We have compiled the steps to give you a better understanding of the installation of Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Open Software Center

Launch the “Software Center” by clicking on the icon as shown in the below picture:

Step 2: Type and search “Spotify”

Type “Spotify” in the search bar, and then Spotify will appear, simply open it:

Step 3: Install Spotify

Click on the “Install” button to install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04:

Enter the password and click on “Authenticate” to allow installation:

How to Launch Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04?

Click on the “Start Menu” icon, type and search “Spotify” and then the icon will appear just click and open it:

Spotify is launched successfully

How to Uninstall Spotify from Ubuntu 22.04?

As we have installed Spotify in two ways so here, we need to remove Spotify in two ways also. We can remove Spotify from Ubuntu using:

  • Snap method
  • GUI method

Method 1: How to Uninstall Spotify from Ubuntu 22.04 Using Snap?

To remove Spotify from Ubuntu 22.04, run the below command:

$ sudo snap remove Spotify

Spotify has been removed from Ubuntu 22.04

Method 2: How to Uninstall Spotify from Ubuntu 22.04 using GUI?

Go to “Software Center” look for Spotify and click on the red bin icon to remove Spotify from Ubuntu:

Spotify is uninstalled successfully

Now, you have learned to install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04 as well as learned to remove Spotify also.

Conclusion

To install Spotify on Ubuntu, first, open “Terminal” and then execute the “sudo apt install snapd” command. Moreover, it can also be installed using the Snapd utility. This post has discussed several methods to install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04. Moreover, this post also discussed the procedure to remove Spotify from Ubuntu 22.04.