How to Listen to Spotify on Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan. 6, 2020 3:35 PM.

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Spotify is the pioneer in the music-streaming space, and it's arguably the best known. For bringing better service to its users, Spotify is coming to the smartwatches. Previously, only Samsung features Spotify integration with its smartwatches but now Garmin is integrating the popular music streaming service with compatible Garmin music watches.

Now that Spotify support works on a whole host of Garmin music watches, you can now sync playlists directly to your watch and access them through the Spotify app on your watch using Bluetooth headphones. What's more, you could download playlists, albums, tracks and podcasts to your Garmin watch for offline listening.

By far most notably, you can now use Spotify but only if you're a Premium subscriber. Fortunately, here's all you need to know on how to play Spotify on Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music even offline playback even though you're an owner of Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music who don't subscribes to Spotify Premium.

Tool for you to download Spotify music to Garmin watch

Except for getting a Spotify playlist with Premium subscription, you could also use a third-party tool to extract music from Spotify. ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is a professional streaming music downloader for all Spotify users to download music from Spotify to common audio formats with lossless audio quality and full ID3 tags.

spotify music converter

Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader

  • Download Spotify tracks, artists, albums, and playlists for free
  • Convert Spotify contents to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, WAV
  • Save Spotify music with the original audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Work at 5× faster speed and organize output music by artists
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Read on how to download music from Spotify to Garmin Vivoactive 3 without premium

1 Import Spotify playlist to ViWizard

add spotify tracks to ViWizard

Open ViWizard and it will automatically load the Spotify app. Then you need to log into your Spotify account and navigate to your music library on Spotify. Next, you need to drag and drop your desired Spotify music tracks or playlists to ViWizard interface. Or you could copy and paste the link of the Spotify music or playlist to the search bar of ViWizard.

2 Edit the output audio parameters

set output format

You need to go to set the output audio parameters for Spotify music tracks. There are six plain audio formats like MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B for you to choose from. Except for adjusting the audio format, you could adjust bit rate, sample rate, audio channel and so on.

3 Start to download music from Spotify

downloading spotify music

Once you've done all of the setting, you could click the "Convert" button to begin to download offline Spotify music tracks or playlists. Wait for a while and ViWizard will move Spotify music tracks to your computer. Finally, you can upload the downloaded Spotify music files to your smartwatches and get smartwatches Spotify offline.

4 Get Spotify on Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music

sync music to garmin smartwatch

Connect your Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music to your computer by using the included USB cable. On your computer, open the Garmin Express application to select "Music". In the "My Music" or "iTunes Library" list, select an audio files category like songs or playlists. Select the checkboxes for the audio files, and select "Send to Device".

Now you could listen to Spotify on Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music when you're in a place with poor network. In addition, you could also use these converted Spotify music files to other places as you like.


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