How to Play Spotify Music on Multiple Devices

Q: Can you play Spotify music on multiple devices simultaneously? Every time, when I begin to listen to Spotify playlists on another device, it will be paused to playing music tracks on the current device automatically. As I known, Spotify offers users to use Spotify on three devices with Spotify Premium subscription. Is that right? If you can do that, could you please share successful experience?

In general, Spotify premium subscribers can listen to Spotify songs on more than one device but the premise is that you have downloaded music offline on your computer. If not, you can only use Spotify on one device at a time and the music will cut off on the previous device.

While, please don't worry! In this article, we will show you top 3 best workarounds on how to make Spotify play music on multiple devices and one way for Spotify free users to stream Spotify songs on multiple devices as well.

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Method 1. How to Play Spotify on Multiple Devices via Spotify Offline Mode

As what we mentioned above, Spotify offers the offline playback feature for subscribers to listen to Spotify songs, playlists, podcasts and other tracks on up to three devices. By using the official way, you need to download Spotify content offline in advance. Just upgraded to Spotify Premium, and then please refer to the following complete guide.

Step 1. Open Spotify app on your devices, like computer, mobile phone, iPad, etc. and login your Spotify Premium account details.

Step 2. Discover a favorite Spotify playlist that you'd like to play on multiple devices, open the target playlist, and then you can see the 'Download' option. Please click it to start downloading music to your device.

Step 3. Now, please navigate to the settings window, choose the 'Playback' button to switch on 'Offline' feature.

Step 4. Go to your other devices and login the same Spotify Premium account on Spotify app. You can play offline music on up to three devices simultaneously without limit.

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Method 2. How to Use Spotify on Multiple Devices via Spotify Family Subscription

Spotify Premium for Spotify is designed for five people who reside at the same address. So if you'd like to play Spotify music on other devices, it's also an alternative way to make it possible.

It costs $14.99 per month, which is only more $5 than Spotify Premium's price. But you can listen to different Spotify songs on different devices as you like. Also, you can share this plan with others who live at your same address, as everyone has the individual accounts to play their own music on their devices.

You can directly subscribe Spotify family premium plan or upgrade your Spotify Premium account, all saved songs and recommendations on Spotify will come with you. After that, you can play songs and playlists on up to five devices offline or online as you like.

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Method 3. How to Stream Spotify on Multiple Devices via Spotify Connect

Spotify Premium plan also comes with the Spotify Connect feature, with which you can stream Spotify music to multiple smart speakers, like Sonos, Amazon Echo, Google Home, etc.

When Spotify app is available for smart speakers, you can directly connect Spotify to the target speaker and define Spotify music as the default streaming music service. Here, we will take Sonos as example to show how it works.

Step 1. Download Sonos app on your computer and launch it to navigate to 'Music' bar and hit on 'Add Music Service' button to select 'Spotify' option. And then you will be required to Spotify account for Premium.

Step 2. Open Spotify app on your device and play one Spotify playlist. Then tap the 'Devices Available' option, where you can choose Sonos speaker as the target device. Now, Sonos speaker will play Spotify songs.

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Note: Please make sure your Sonos speaker and device are under the same WiFi network. As for the detailed tutorial on playing Spotify on Sonos speaker, please visit this page: How to Play Spotify Music on Sonos.

Method 4. How to Play Spotify Playlists on All Devices without Premium

We have already listed top 3 best ways to make Spotify playable on over one device. While, they all work well for Spotify Premium subscribers. What if you don't have such subscription?

You will be recommended to download Spotify music on your computer and then transfer Spotify files to other devices for playback. With free Spotify account, please download and install AudFree Spotify Music Converter that can help you download Spotify songs, playlists and podcasts offline and convert Spotify tracks to MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A and M4B so that offline Spotify songs can be compatible with more devices.

No need to master professional technology skill. This smart software allows you to get MP3 songs from Spotify at 5X faster speed.

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Step 1. After you launch AudFree tool for Spotify, you can drag and drop playlists from Spotify to its main interface or copy and paste the URL of Spotify tracks to the search box to load Spotify files.

Step 2. To get common audio files, please navigate to the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' section, the setting window will pop up and you can customize output format, output audio quality, etc.

Step 3. Just simply hit on the 'Download' button at the bottom-right corner, and AudFree Spotify Music Downloader will automatically download and save Spotify files offline on computer for syncing.

Final Verdict: Play Spotify Music on Multiple Devices

Speaking of playing Spotify songs on multiple devices, it depends on what's subscription you have. If you are subscribing Spotify Premium, you can select one from the top 3 best ways for Premium subscribers.

If you'd like to get more convenience when listening to Spotify files on devices, no matter you are using Spotify free or premium account, the ultimate solution is to use AudFree Spotify Music Downloader to convert Spotify to MP3. And then you can listen to all Spotify tracks on all devices for free.

Mar 11, 2019 5:30 PM

Posted by Charles Davis to Spotify Tips