How to read Spotify code and listen to associated music

Who I am
Joel Fulleda
@joelfulleda
Author and references

Spotify has created its own barcode-like code that you can scan and play the music associated with it.

This Spotify code is also very useful for giving gifts with photos overprinted with this code so as to associate a certain photo with a suitable one that can be played on the famous music streaming service.

Now let's see how to scan this code on Spotify.

How to scan Spotify code on Android

Read Spotify Code

  • Open the Spotify app on your device.
  • tap the magnifying glass icon
  • Click on the compilation field and click on the camera icon at the top right.
  • Select Scan Now
  • Now target the Spotify code
  • You will be shown the music tracks, albums, users, playlists, podcasts and artists associated with that code.

NB: If the code has been sent to you in the form of a screenshot, just press the Select from photos item on the camera screen.



Send or know Spotify code

Want to know how to find the code of a song, album, podcast, playlist, user or artist on Spotify to share it?

  • Locate the content to share on Spotify and click on its preview.
  • Then press on the icon of the three vertical points at the top right.
  • The code will be shown to you under the cover photo of the selected content
  • You can now share it or capture it as an image.

How to Read Spotify Code on iPhone and iPad

Read Spotify Code

  • Open the Spotify app on your device.
  • tap the magnifying glass icon
  • Click on the compilation field and click on the camera icon at the top right.
  • Select Scan Now
  • Now target the Spotify code
  • You will be shown the music tracks, albums, users, playlists, podcasts and artists associated with that code.

NB: If the code has been sent to you in the form of a screenshot, just press the Select from photos item on the camera screen.



Send or know Spotify code

Want to know how to find the code of a song, album, podcast, playlist, user or artist on Spotify to share it?


  • Locate the content to share on Spotify and click on its preview.
  • Then press on the icon of the three vertical points at the top right.
  • The code will be shown to you under the cover photo of the selected content
  • You can now share it or capture it as an image.

add a comment of How to read Spotify code and listen to associated music
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.