For many of us, Spotify has become our primary platform for streaming our favorite artists' music. Aside from listening to songs, even podcasts, however, there' s a lot more you can do on the app. If you head to the Search option of Spotify, you'll find a bunch of other things to do on the app you never knew you could do, like learn a new language or finish an audiobook for free. Make your monthly premium subscription sulit and make the most out of the app! You can thank us later.
1. Listen to ASMR.
There's an entire section on Spotify thats dedicated to ASMR. You can find ASMR sounds of writing on paper, folding fabric, and even rain.
2. Learn a new language.
If you scroll to the bottom of the Search section of the app, youll find the subsection Word with playlists on tutorials of different languages. Brush up on your Spanish, French, German, and other languages while youre on the app.
3. Finish an entire audiobook.
In the very same section, you'll find various audiobooks of classic literary pieces like The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Play the audiobook in the background as you multi-task and improve your knowledge on classic lit.
4. Find concert tickets.
There's also a feature under Concerts that compiles all the music events happening within your vicinity on certain dates. Click on any that interests you, tap on Find Tickets, and it'll redirect you to a third-party website that provides access to tickets of your chosen concert.
5. Practice meditation.
If youre into finding zen in the coming new year, theres a category under Wellness rightfully called Meditation where you can play tranquil sounds as you ruminate your thoughts and channel your inner peace. There's also a playlist for guided meditation in case youre a newbie and need the guidance of a calm speaker. They even partnered up with the meditation app Headspace so you can access all sorts of meditation guides from the app, straight from Spotify.
* This story originally appeared on Candymag.com. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.