Can You Use Amazon Echo Dot With Free Spotify

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Can You Use Amazon Echo Dot With Free Spotify Account

Spotify Free users can play their favorite music on even more smart speakers; not only Amazon Echo speakers, but Sonos speakers like the One and Beam – and Bose ones too. Try Amazon Music for free Before, there was no automatic provision for music built into the Echo or Alexa, but you could access Prime Music if you were an Amazon Prime. Through Echo smart speakers, you can control your music listening on Spotify with your voice! Ask Echo to play a song, and album, or a public or one of your own playlists. Yes, the Amazon Echo, Dot, Tap, and Spot speakers work well with Spotify. Plan: Family / Free/Premium: Premium / Country: UK / Device: Amazon (Alexa) Echo Dot My Question or Issue: I have a family account that my wife and my 9 year old daughter use, as well as myself. My daughter has an echo dot in her bedroom and spotfiy is connected to that. All Echo devices can connect to Spotify to play music. That’s true even if you don’t have a Spotify Premium account, thanks to a relatively recent change – although if you don’t pay, then you’ll still have to put up with ads, just as you would on any other device. So, now I’ve got a free 30 day trial of Spotify Premium and it now works with my Amazon Echo Dot without a hitch. That’s all it takes to link your Spotify music application with your Amazon Echo through the Amazon Alexa app. You can do this on your smartphone or mobile device.

Download the Alexa app, open it, and link your Spotify account with these steps:

  1. Tap the menu in the top-left.
  2. Tap Settings, then Music & Podcasts.
  3. Select Spotify, then Link account to Alexa.
  4. Enter your Spotify account details.

Set Spotify as your default service for music and podcasts so you don’t need to specify “on Spotify” at the end of your voice commands to play music:

  1. Tap the menu in the top-left.
  2. Tap Settings, then Music & Podcasts.
  3. Tap Choose default music services.
    Note: To set Spotify as your default podcast service, tap Choose default podcast service.
  4. Select Spotify and tap DONE.

Note: You still need to say “on Spotify” at the end of commands to play podcasts.

Now just ask Alexa to play something! E.g. 'Alexa, play Discover Weekly'. Check out the Amazon help site for supported languages.

Supported devices

Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Dot, Amazon Echo Spot, Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV Cube, and all Sonos players.

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For help setting up and troubleshooting, go to the Amazon help site.

Check out other articles on our support site for help with your Spotify account and payments, listening offline, or if you can’t play music.

Has your smart speaker become a beloved member of your family? From its spot on your kitchen counter, bedside table, or living room entertainment unit, these devices can provide hours of audio entertainment. Spotify Free users will be able to hear their favorite music on even more smart speakers, including from Amazon, Sonos, and Bose.

That’s right—free users in Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. will, for the first time, be able to ask Alexa to play Today’s Top Hits, their Discover Weekly, or a custom-made playlist on their Amazon Echo or Fire TV. Not sure how to link your Spotify account to your new Alexa, or set Spotify as your default music player? Learn how here.

Play Spotify On Echo Dot

Free users around the world can also set up Spotify Connect with their Sonos speakers directly from the Spotify app. Spotify Connect works with all Sonos speakers, including the new Sonos Move, a durable, battery-powered smart speaker for great sound indoors, outdoors, and on the go. You can also connect wirelessly with the SYMFONISKIKEA WiFi Speaker—fully integrated in the Sonos Home Sound System—to play music in any or every room for a rich, home-filling sound.

Spotify Free Users can now start streaming through their Bose smart speakers and soundbars as well. Through Spotify Connect, you can use Spotify on your smartphone or desktop as a remote to get the jams going.

Spotify On Echo Dot

To play music using your Smart Speaker through Spotify Connect, first make sure that your Sonos or Bose system is updated to the latest firmware. Then open the Spotify app on your phone, laptop or tablet. Play any song, then select the “devices” icon. Finally, select the device you want to stream from and start listening. For more detailed instructions, visit our support page.

Incorporating Spotify into these devices is all part of our goal to create a truly frictionless experience for our users. Play from your phone, transition to your smart speaker, back to the phone, over to the car—with just a tap or the sound of your voice.

Head over to Spotify Everywhere to see more of the smart devices that allow free users to stream their favorite music, wherever, whenever.

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Update June 23, 2020: Starting today, Spotify Free users in the U.K., Ireland, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, and Mexico, will begin to be able to stream Spotify through Amazon Alexa. Both Spotify Free and Premium users in India will also be able to stream Spotify through Amazon Alexa for the first time.