3 min Software How to stop Spotify from starting automatically on your computer

3 min Software How to stop Spotify from starting automatically on your computer

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Although it is very practical to turn on the PC and already find the programs that we use the most, when doing this procedure over and over again, your computer may become slower over time, as it ends up requiring a higher performance when turning it on.

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So if you’ve installed Spotify and don’t want it to start when you turn on your PC, it’s pretty simple. The process for both Windows and macOS is the same, done in the app itself. See how to do it below.

How to stop Spotify’s automatic startup on your computer

Step 1: Access the app downloaded on your computer and press the three dots to access the menu.

Access the Spotify app (Image: Guadalupe Carniel/Screenshot)

Step 2: Then enter “Edit” and Preferences”.

Select edit and preferences (Image: Guadalupe Carniel/Screenshot)

Step 3: Scroll through the settings screen and click the “Show advanced settings” button.

Go to show advanced settings (Image: Guadalupe Carniel/Screenshot)

Step 4: Go to “Startup and Window Behavior” and next to “Open Spotify when entering computer” and choose “No” from the drop-down menu.

Select no to have Spotify not start automatically on your PC (Image: Guadalupe Carniel/Screenshot)

Ready! Now you know how to stop Spotify from starting automatically on your computer.