Does Spotify have audio books?
Spotify is further expanding into audiobooks — but not in the way you may think. The company today announced a new partnership with audiobooks platform Storytel, which will allow existing Storytel subscribers to connect their account through Spotify to access their audiobooks within Spotify's app.
What happened to audiobooks on Spotify?
Spotify's audiobook library is currently challenging to browse or access without searching for specific titles. The streaming platform recently partnered with Storytel to provide audiobooks to listeners and subscribers. Access to the Storytel library is expected to arrive in late 2021.
Can you get free audiobooks on Spotify?
The move comes in the wake of Spotify's expansion into podcasts and, it should be noted, Audible's own move into podcasting. For now, the audiobooks are free to all Spotify users, not just paying subscribers.
Audiobooks Now (Android, iOS: Free)
Users can stream audiobooks for on-demand listening, or download titles to read them on the go. In addition to its in-app marketplace, Audiobooks Now also offers a book club-style subscription system that provides steep discounts of up to 50 percent on your audiobook purchases.
While it's technically an Amazon company, Audible is not included with a Prime membership, so you'll have to sign up for it separately. Once you do, however, you'll gain access to more than 470,000 audiobook titles (and counting).
Amazon Prime Members Get More. Audible is an Amazon company. Prime members get any 2 titles free with an Audible Premium Plus trial. Happy listening!
Of course, you can listen to audiobooks from Google on any Google OS device such as Android and Chromecast products, but there's also a Google Audiobook app for Apple products. The best way to listen to a Google audiobook is through Google Home or on any device that supports the Google Assistant tool.
Go to your Spotify settings, scroll down to Storage and then clear the cache. From the Android home screen, tap Settings > Apps. Find Spotify in your list of apps, tap it and clear the cache and data.
Open the app and find an appropriate album or playlist and you're greeted by the option to "tap to see the story". Clicking that you'll be greeted by a familiar style of content that includes short video snippets from various prominent artists.
Check for the app and system updates: To check for Spotify app updates, visit your device's app store. To check for system updates, visit your device's settings menu. Uninstall/ Reinstall Spotify app: On select devices, you can uninstall and reinstall the Spotify app to help alleviate any issues.
Free audiobook apps
Classic Amazon Prime Audiobooks
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