Spotify Connect is a streming service tool that allows you to listen to music on different devices logged into an account. The ideal function for users who want to send audio playback to other devices compatible with the service application or to smart speakers that offer integration with Spotify accounts – such as Amazon Echo and Google Home. The system also works on smart watches, smart TVs, audio devices, video games, smart displays and set-boxes, such as Apple TV (fourth and fifth generation) and Mi Box, by Xiaomi.
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Spotify Connect automatically recognizes other devices with the app connected to the same wireless network. The devices are listed in the interface of the app or the PC program and do not need extra procedures to be integrated. The function even allows you to use one of the products as a remote control. When playback takes place on a PC or a sound system, simply open the app on your phone and use the player's controls to pause, fast forward, or choose new music. Check out how to use Spotify Connect below.
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How to use Spotify Connect on your computer
Step 1. Open Spotify on the PC and start playing a song. Then click on the speaker cone in the lower right corner of the screen to view the list of connected devices;
When viewing devices connected to a Spotify account Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Click on one of the devices listed to start audio playback.
Screen with devices available for use on Spotify Connect Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
How to use Spotify Connect on mobile
Step 1. Play a song in the app and tap on the artist's description at the bottom of the screen to view the player. Then, press the name of the device where the file is playing, as shown in the image below;
When checking for devices available on Spotify Connect Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Touch one of the listed devices to make it work as a speaker. If the audio is on another device, tap "This Phone" or "This iPhone" to listen on the smartphone.
When choosing a new device to play Spotify music with the Connect Photo feature: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Use the tip to have full control over playing Spotify music on all of your devices that support the service.