Garmin Fenix: How to Stream Spotify to Garmin Fenix

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jun 27, 2022 1:30 PM.
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Nowadays, more and more outdoor enthusiasts like to use smartwatches to track their exercise. Garmin Fenix watch is one of the top-line products of Garmin. This watch has a great performance in battery life, GPS, body data tracking and entertainment. To meet the increasing entertainment needs of users, the Garmin Fenix 6 has increased its memory to 32 GB. So, you can save more audio files on your watch.

Moreover, Spotify has built a partnership with Garmin Fenix which means you can access Spotify on Garmin Fenix directly. In this way, you can simply enjoy your Spotify playlists on your wrist. Now we would like to tell you how to use Spotify on Garmin Fenix directly and we also prepare a bonus for you to help you play Spotify music without a phone and internet on any Garmin watch.

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Part 1. How to Get Spotify on Garmin Fenix Directly
Part 2. Bonus: Easy Way to Play Spotify on Any Garmin Watch

Part 1. How to Get Spotify on Garmin Fenix Directly

Since Spotify has supported Garmin Fenix, you can download the Spotify app on Garmin Fenix easily. After installing the Spotify app on your Garmin Fenix watch, you can stream Spotify music on your Garmin Fenix watch directly. Now you can follow the guide below to learn how this work.

How to Download Spotify on the Garmin Fenix Watch

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1. Download and install the Garmin Link IQ app on your phone, then connect it to your Garmin Fenix5/6/7 watch.
2. Launch the Connect IQ app and type "Garmin Spotify" into the search box, then click the Download option.
3. After installing the Spotify app on your smartphone, your Garmin Fenix watch will display a Music Provider Added notice. To dismiss the popup, simply use the Down button.
4. In the Garmin Connect IQ app on your phone, you'll see a prompt to sign in to your Spotify account; select the Sign In button and input your Spotify Premium account information. Tap the Confirm button at the end.

Connect Spotify and the Garmin Fenix Watch

1. Open the Spotify app on your Garmin Fenix watch and select Your Library.
2. Play a song on Spotify and hit Devices Available in the Spotify App.
3. Select Add Music and Podcasts, and then choose any Spotify music you like.
4. Click the Add button, and Spotify Music will be downloaded to your Garmin Fenix watch, allowing you to listen to Spotify when offline.

Part 2. Bonus: Easy Way to Play Spotify on Any Garmin Watch

Spotify has supported most models of Garmin watches. But if your Garmin watch is not compatible with Spotify, you can use a Spotify music converter to download Spotify music for offline playing on your Garmin watch. We have known that the Spotify music is in encrypted OGG format which can't be played on other devices, therefore, we need to convert the Spotify songs from OGG to MP3 for correctly playing.

Here you will need ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. This Spotify music converter is aiming in downloading and convert Spotify music to a plain format, such as MP3, WAV, M4A, FLAC and others with lossless quality. With this program, you can get the MP3 Spotify songs at a 5x faster speed in batch conversion. The built-in audio settings allow users to set the parameters of the output audio, such as sample rate, bit rate, channel, and others. You can adjust these parameters depending on your preference.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader Key Features

  • Download tracks and playlists from Spotify to Garmin Fenix watch
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  • Work at 5× faster speed and preserve original audio quality and ID3 tags
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Tutorial: How to Convert Spotify Music to Any Garmin Watch with ViWizard

Do you know how to convert Spotify music to Garmin watch? You can follow this guide to find out how it works.

1Load Spotify Music You Need to ViWizard

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Begin by using ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, after which the Spotify app will be launched on your computer. Go to Spotify's music library and choose the tracks you wish to download. Then you can simply drag and drop your selected Spotify tracks into the converter. Alternatively, you may copy and paste the song's link into the converter's search field.

2Pick the Audio Format and Parameters

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After uploading Spotify music songs to ViWizard, you may select the output audio format. There are six formats to choose from MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, FLAC, and WAV. The audio quality may then be adjusted by adjusting the output channel, bit rate, and sample rate. Simply go to the menu bar and click Preferences, and the settings box will appear.

3Begin the Conversion of Spotify Music

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Once you've completed all of the options, click the Convert button to begin downloading Spotify music. Following the conversion, all files will be stored in the audio format of your choice in the folder you specify. By selecting the Converted icon and then navigating to the output folder, you can view all of the converted tracks.

4Transfer the Downloaded Spotify Music to Garmin Fenix

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1. Use the provided USB connection to connect your watch to your computer.
2. On your PC, use the Garmin Express app.
3. In the Garmin Express app, choose your Garmin Fenix Watch from the device list.
4. Select the audio file category (e.g., Songs, Playlists, etc.) from the My Music or iTunes Library list by clicking on Music.
5. Check the boxes next to the audio files you want to send, then click Send to Device.

The Final Word

Spotify has supported by the Garmin Fenix watch, so you can stream your downloaded Spotify music on the watch without a smartphone. Now you know how to use Spotify on Garmin Fenix 5/6/7. It's easy to connect Spotify and Garmin Fenix. If you are not a premium user or your Garmin watch doesn't support downloading the Spotify app, you can use ViWizard Spotify Music Converter to convert Spotify music to MP3. Then transfer the downloaded music files to Garmin Watch for offline playing. With this tool, you can also add Spotify music to other devices, such as a smart TV.

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