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Spotify Plugin


Spotify backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the Spotify backup plugin below.

Download plugin as XML file
With Spotify, it’s easy to find the right music or podcast for every moment – on your phone, your computer, your tablet and more.

About Spotify

If all you need in life is a constant shuffle play of your music, then Spotify is for you. It offers 50+ million song possibilities no matter where you are, on every possible device you can think of.

How to backup and restore Spotify using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure Spotify, you can back it up to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up Spotify is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Spotify plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup Spotify, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Spotify backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Spotify. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the Spotify files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install Spotify and the Spotify plugin from here: Spotify backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the Spotify plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • User data files
  • Program setting files
  • Registry settings

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Spotify.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program name-->
	<!--Executable file path-->
	<exepath type="0"/>
	<!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
	<!--Information about the plugin author-->
		<email>[email protected]</email>
	<!--Variables used in the XML file-->
		<!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
	<!--The backup sources-->
		<source name="User files" type="folder">
		<source name="Settings" type="folder">
		<source name="Registry" type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-4127135719-2910590519-1903499359-1001\Software\Spotify" recursive="true"/>
			<registry path="HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-4127135719-2910590519-1903499359-1001\Software\Classes\spotify" recursive="true"/>