Windows Pidgin Client and Spotify Desktop Client URL Handling

Adrien Rivard adrien.rivard at
Mon May 11 11:49:07 EDT 2015


This is probably not a specific problem with Pidgin, but you can find the
official instructions to do that here :!/article/why-do-spotify-links-always-open-in-the-spotify-web-player

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM, Sebastian Collins <
sebastian.collins at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have Chrome as my default browser which I want to maintain as such. If I
> am sent a Spotify URL in a buddy chat I would like to be able to click on
> the link and for it to then automatically launch my spotify desktop client.
> Is this possible?
> Currently if I am sent a spotify url in this manner when I click the link
> it launches chrome to display a blank tab. If I copy and paste the link
> directly into Chrome however it will then launch my Spotify desktop client
> but this manual cut and paste effort defeats the purpose.
> Any help here would be great.
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