Spotify Synchronization Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the Spotify Synchronization Protocol.

Protocol Description

Spotify is a popular music streaming service available on mobile, tablets, game consoles and more. The company has a large reach with over 100 million users and more than 20 million songs. Though many steaming services use off-the-shelf protocols, Spotif

Best Practices

Most Spotify traffic occurs over the standard HTTP or HTTPS protocol, but the Spotify Synchronization protocol is still used for sharing music across the network.

Known Ports

  • TCP 4070 - Port used in the Spotify peer-to-peer network.
  • TCP 80 - Port used for streaming audio.
  • TCP 443 - Port used for streaming audio.


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