Apple approves Spotify iPhone App

Application will be free for premium Spotify users

Spotify’s iPhone App has been approved by Apple, it has been confirmed.

The application will be free to use, but will require the user to have a premium Spotify subscription, which costs £10. Users will also be able to save playlists to use when there is no internet connection.

Apple are now working to add the Spotify App Store.

Spotify founder Daniel Ek told BBC News that the company had a “great” relationship with Apple.

“We’re not surprised but we’re thrilled,” he said. “We had a great dialogue with Apple from day one.”

The Swedish music portal applied for the iPhone app in July.

Spotify is now set to launch in the US by the end of the year.