Spotify has a Google Maps integration system that allows you to listen to music while using the navigation system. Available on the iPhone app (iOS) and Android smartphones, the feature adds a mini player in the GPS browser to start and control the playback of music on the streaming service. In this way, the phone will start playing Spotify music, playlists and podcasts without having to leave Maps.
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To perform the integration between the apps, it is necessary to carry out a quick authorization procedure from the advanced settings in Spotify on the mobile phone. In the following tutorial, check out the step by step to learn how to listen to Spotify music while using the Google Maps navigation system.
Tutorial shows how to integrate Spotify into Google Maps navigation Photo: Marvin Costa / dnetc
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Step 1. Open Spotify in the "Home" tab and tap on the gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Then, access the option "Connect to other applications";
When accessing resources from other applications in the Spotify app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. In "Google Maps", press the "Connect" button and accept the terms of integration between the two services;
When to authorize the use of Spotify in a Google Maps account Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 3. You will be redirected to Google Maps and need to configure Spotify as the default audio app on the platform. To do this, tap on the option "Allow" in the window that indicates the action, then select the option "Spotify" and tap on the arrow icon in the upper left corner of the screen;
When making Spotify the default audio app on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 4. Start a navigation in the application and tap on the option "Keep playing". A mini player will be displayed featuring the cover, name of the song and the artist. In addition, it is possible to use the pause / play, rewind and skip tracks. To see more details, press the "Search" button;
When to activate and control Spotify audio while browsing Spotify Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 5. You will be able to start your profile playlists created by Spotify according to your activity on the service, such as News Radar, Discoveries of the Week and others. Touch them to start playing. To return to the navigation screen, tap on the "X" icon.
When to start Spotify playlists through the service player on Google Maps Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Use the tip to listen to your favorite Spotify music when using Google Maps navigation.
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