This brief guide will show you how to stop Spotify from opening up automatically when your PC (or Mac) starts up.
- With Spotify open, select Edit from the top menu and then Preferences… from the drop-down list. Note: Mac users select Spotify from the Apple Menu and then Preferences from the drop-down list.
- Scroll down the Preferences section and find the button titled SHOW ADVANCED SETTINGS. Click it.
- Locate the Startup and Window Behaviour section and click the menu next to Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer
- Select No from that menu. That’s it! Spotify will no longer start when your computer does.