How to Stream Spotify Music to Nvidia Shield

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan 22, 2020 3:30 PM.

Spotify is primarily known for its music streaming service and it is still a top player in the competitive and crowded category due to its large catalog and other attractive features. You can access Spotify by downloading the desktop apps or by installing the mobile apps. You can also find Spotify on TVs, set-top boxes, smartwatches, and home video game consoles.

There are a number of tutorials to tell you how to play Spotify music from different devices., however, we lack the accurate method to stream music from Spotify to Nvidia Shield. Here we will share the way to start the Spotify tracks on Nvidia Shield with the official app – Spotify Android TV app and also tell you how to get offline Spotify songs for listening with free account.

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Part 1. Play Spotify Music on Nvidia Shield Online
Part 2. Stream Spotify Music to Nvidia Shield Offline

How to Listen to Spotify Music on Nvidia Shield Online

With the new Spotify Android TV app, both Spotify Free and Spotify Premium can listen to the music they love for free with Spotify on SHIELD while playing the game. Music can be browsed or searched by artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label and you can even browse your "curated" playlists, albums and tracks, from the comfort of your couch when streaming on SHIELD.

The following is required to get started playing Spotify music from SHIELD:

1. Make sure that the Spotify Android TV app is installed on Nvidia Shield.
2. Use a computer or tablet to create a Spotify Premium account from the Spotify website.
3. Use a mobile or tablet device to download the Spotify Music app.

The detailed steps to listen music from Spotify on Nvidia Shield:

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1. Fire up the Spotify Music app on your mobile, tablet or laptop.
2. Select your desired music tracks, playlists, artists or albums to play.
3. Click on the "Connect" icon and select Devices Available.
4. Select the Nvidia Shield device and start listening.

In addition to the SHIELD remote or controller, users can also use Spotify Connect, which lets you control the music from your mobile device and choose the playback of your Spotify music.

How to Get the Offline Playback of Spotify on Nvidia Shield

Now everyone can listen to the music they love for free with Spotify on SHIELD and browse all your favorite albums, songs and playsets. However, the network traffic will take effect into the user experience. When you're in a poor network circumstance, you're tired of the playback of Spotify music. The best method is to download offline Spotify music tracks.

With the help of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, it's much easier for you to download your favorite albums, songs, and playlists from Spotify without premium subscription. And, above all, you don't need to worry about that the number of tracks can be downloaded. There is no limitation on the downloading of Spotify music.

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Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader

  • Download tracks and playlists from Spotify without premium subscription
  • Remove DRM protection from Spotify podcasts, tracks, albums or playlist
  • Convert Spotify podcasts, songs, album, and playlist to plain audio formats
  • Work at 5× faster speed and preserve original audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Support the offline Spotify on any devices like home video game consoles
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1Import Spotify Music to ViWizard

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After you've got ViWizard Spotify Music Converter installed on your computer, you could open ViWizard on the computer and Spotify will be automatically opened. Now, you need to log into your Spotify account and find a playlist or album you want to play on Nvidia Shield. Then drag and drop it to ViWizard or copy and paste the link to the search bar in ViWizard.

2Edit the output audio parameters

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The next is to adjust the output audio parameters. There are six audio formats like MP3, AAC, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B for you to choose from. You could make Spotify music saved in the format of MP3 files which can be compatible with Nvidia Shield. Otherwise, you could configure the value of bit rate, codec, sample rate and others.

3Begin to extract music from Spotify

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Once all is done, you could get started downloading songs from Spotify to MP3 by clicking on "Convert". ViWizard will work at 5× faster speed and you just need to wait for the downloading and conversion. After downloading, you could navigate to "Converted > Search" to view the converted Spotify music files.

4Get started playing Spotify on Nvidia

Now you could transfer all the converted Spotify music files to your USB. You just need to plug your USB into your computer and then copy and paste these Spotify songs files to your USB from your computer. After that, you could plug out our USB from the computer and insert it into your TV. Finally, you could freely listen to Spotify music from Nvidia Shield.


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