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Open Spotify links with the Desktop client

Spotify’s Web app is great, but you may prefer to use the desktop client. The problem is that the links default to the Web app. Here is a quick tip to make what you want.

First, install Switcheroo. It’s a Chrome extension (Firefox users, go here) that allows you to setup custom redirect rules for any http request, using a string replacement. Then, add a rule to replace with spotify://.

That’s it! Now, all links will open in the desktop client instead of the Web one.

Note: I found the original tip here, but it was not working because the author suggested to replace with spotify instead of spotify://.