How to Play Spotify on Echo Dot? Fixed!

Posted by Adam Gorden on Sep 11, 2019 3:35 PM.

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As of 2019, Spotify has 108 million premium subscribers worldwide, and it stands out from other streaming music services. With more than 50 million tracks now available on Spotify and growing by close to 40,000 daily, it's natural that you'd like to play music using an Echo Dot.

You can ask Echo Dot to play certain tracks, playlists, artists, genres and more from Spotify. But if you are not familiar with the playing of Spotify music tracks on Echo Dot, we will list the detailed steps in the post. What's more, you could get a good method to play Spotify on Echo Dot even without Premium.

Part 1. Spotify Echo Dot without Premium
Part 2. Spotify Echo Dot with Premium

Tool You'll Need to Enjoy Spotify on Echo Dot without Premium

Whether you need to download Spotify playlist to MP3 or convert Spotify contents to popular audio formats, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is an excellent choice. As the most professional-grade software and uber-popular music converter for Spotify users, it allows you to enjoy all Spotify features only for Premium users and much more.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Tackle the conversion of Spotify music format
  • Download Spotify music for listening anywhere
  • Listen to nonstop Spotify music without any ads
  • Get unlimited skips on any playlists and artists
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Spotify Free: Stream Spotify on Echo Dot

Only Premium users are able to play Spotify music on Echo Dot while not for all Spotify users. However, you could start Spotify music tracks without Premium on Echo Dot on the premise of installing ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. ViWizard will give you enough horsepower to download and convert Spotify music to Echo Dot, even listening offline.

Step 1. Drag Spotify to ViWizard

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Run ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your personal computer and then the Spotify program will be opened automatically. Choose one of all your playlists on Spotify and add it to the converter by drag-and-drop.

Step 2. Define the output format

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After the Spotify playlist is added to the home screen and begin to set the output audio format for your Echo Dot. There are several audio formats, including MP3, FLAC, AAC, M4A, M4B, and WAV, for you to choose from.

Step 3. Download Spotify playlist

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Start to download and convert Spotify playlist to Echo Dot supported format by clicking the 'Convert' button after you have completed all audio setting. Later you could find all downloaded Spotify music tracks in your local folder.

Step 4. Start Spotify on Echo Dot

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Launch the Amazon app on your computer and transfer the converted Spotify songs into the 'Upload' selection in the right sidebar under the 'Actions' option. Navigate to 'Songs > Offline' and click the upload icon next to the file you want to enjoy on Echo Dot.

Spotify Premium: Stream Spotify on Echo Dot

To get started, you'll need to subscribe to Premium Plan on Spotify. While all of Amazon's Echo device, as well as some third-party speakers such as Sonos One, are capable of playing Spotify, not all Alexa-based speakers have this power. You could follow the steps below to enjoy your Spotify tunes as a Premium user.

Start Spotify on Echo Dot through the Alexa App

  • 1. Set up your Alexa device using the Amazon Alexa App.
  • 2. Go to Settings, then Music & Media and link your Spotify account.
  • 3. Tap Choose default music services and select Spotify.
  • 4. Log in your Spotify account and choose to play a Spotify playlist.
  • Stream Spotify on Echo Dot through the Spotify app

  • 1. Run the Spotify app and choose a Spotify playlist to play.
  • 2. Press 'Device Available' on the bottom of the home screen.
  • 3. Select one of all your connected Alexa devices to enjoy your Spotify tunes.
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