Part 1. How to Access and Scan Spotify Code to Share Music
If you share a playlist by name, your friend who receive this may have problem locating it because the playlist with a low number of followers is not likely to show up. Spotify code is designed to make it more accessible to promote songs. It is a bar code works in the similar way like traditional QR-code. Users can simply use the integrated camera to scan it to start streaming music without any hassles. Spotify get this inspiration from the Snapchat which has the similar function to grab contacts for users. It is as easy as taking a photo. You don't need to go through the original slow and outdated way to copy and paste the link to locate the shared tracks easily.
How do I Find Spotify Code
The code works well for songs, playlists, albums, artists and both free and premium subscription users. It is not difficult to pull up a Spotify code.
Step 1. Just open the page of the songs/playlists which you want to share, you will see the three-dot icon.
Step 2. Click the three-dot icon, it will prompt you the options such as "Save", "Add to Queue", "Share", please click "Share" menu.
Step 3. Click "Share" and you should see the Spotify code which looks like a picture with the sound waves.
How to Scan Spotify Codes
Spotify has added the camera integration with your mobile devices to read the codes. If you friend is around you face to face, he/she can go ahead to scan it.
Step 1. Go to the search box of your Spotify app, you will see a small camera icon to the right side of it.
Step 2. Click the icon, it will launch your built-in camera and put it near to scan the Spotify code easily.
Step 3. The tracks, albums you shared will be played instantly without any delay.
Ways to Promote Spotify Playlists
If your friends who you want to share the songs with are not around you, then you can also send the Spotify code to your friends as pictures. You friends who received this code can scan it to play quickly. Besides for sharing and discovering music from friends, Spotify code is already a great way for artists to promotion their playlists, albums. They can simply print the Spotify code to their vinyl stickers, merch booths, concert posters and much more.