Spotify is an incredibly popular music streaming service, that is available on computer and mobile platforms, along with other audio products. You do not have to download the Spotify app on your phone or computer to use it. You have the option to use Spotify Connect. With Spotify Connect, you can play music from your speaker over WiFi. However, you should note that the speaker must be compatible. Let’s explore the way to set up Spotify to play music on Windows PC.
How to use Spotify Connect
Spotify Connect is a feature of Spotify that enables users to send music to speakers via Wi-Fi for free. With this feature, one can make use of the Spotify application as a remote control for a number of Spotify friendly devices such as speakers, smartphones, laptops, etc. Hence, in this blog, we shall be going through the process of setting up Spotify Connect between a phone(Android) and computer(Windows). By following the steps mentioned below, you shall be able to use your smartphone as a remote control for your PC.
1. Spotify Account
Now, you require a Spotify account. For this process to work, you do not need a subscription to Spotify Premium. Just set up a free account.
2. Install the App
Move to the Play Store or Apple App Store on your Android or iOS device and look for the Spotify app. Meanwhile, go to the Windows PC and click on Microsoft Store. You need to download and install the Spotify app on both the devices. Now, on the app, you need to sign in using the Spotify account you had set up earlier. After logging in from both the devices, they will connect.
3. Use Spotify Connect
The process of using Spotify Connect is rather straightforward. In case you wish to control the Windows PC from your phone, then follow the instructions given below:
- Launch Spotify on your system.
- Select any song and play it.
- Open the phone and launch the Spotify app.
- When the app opens, you will receive a prompt stating that the song is playing on the PC.
- Tap the Continue button for continuing to use the phone as a remote control.
- In case you do not receive the prompt, then you need to make the manual selection of your PC via the Devices Available button present at the lower side of the player.
With your mobile phone, you will now be able to control Spotify on your Windows computer. From changing the song tracks, increasing or decreasing the volume to stopping the song and resuming it again. Spotify Connect is an amazing feature in case the PC is always connected to the speakers. This way one can control the music play from anywhere in the vicinity.
In case you have a laptop and want to control the song play on it from your phone, then you can do it easily. Simply click on the Device icon located in the lower right-hand corner and choose the phone from the list that appears.
Spotify Connect is an extremely handy and useful tool. It can be used on multiple platforms and devices such as smartphone, tab, desktop, laptop, and speaker.
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