How to Use Spotify with Chromecast from Your Devices

Updated by Adam Gorden on Feb 28, 2022 5:23 PM.
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Q: "How can I Chromecast Spotify? It appears Spotify won't connect to Chromecast properly. I could play Spotify music on my receiver and TV via Chromecast a few days ago. Any solution? Thanks." – from the Spotify Community

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In the Spotify Community, there are lots of users have requested to use Spotify with Chromecast in the past. Finally, the Spotify music streaming service is available for use on Chromecast and Chromecast Audio. You can now easily play Spotify songs from your phone or tablet to a TV, speaker, or stereo via Chromecast. But sometimes, you may still find Spotify Chromecast not working as well as expected.

In this post, we'll introduce several ways for you to stream Spotify to Chromecast or Chromecast Audio. No matter you are subscribing to the premium plan on Spotify or not, you will find an appropriate way to listen to Spotify music on Chromecast or Chromecast Audio. Also, you can fix that Spotify won't cast to Chromecast with the solutions we provide.

Part 1. Can You Listen to Spotify on Chromecast?
Part 2. How to Chromecast Spotify from Computer
Part 3. How to Chromecast Spotify from Mobile Phone
Part 4. Alternative Way to Cast Spotify to Chromecast
Part 5. How to Fix Spotify Won't Cast to Chromecast

Part 1. Can I Stream Spotify to Chromecast?

Google supports the integration of Spotify and Chromecast. With an active Spotify account, you can listen to Spotify with Chromecast Audio. To connect Spotify with Chromecast, all you need is to download the Spotify app on your device and hook up a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio device to your smart TV or speakers.

As Spotify offers its service to Chromecast, all Spotify users can use Chromecast Audio to play music through their speakers. You can use your iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Mac and Windows laptops, or Chromebook to stream Spotify to Chromecast. Now let's get Spotify to stream on Chromecast with the following instructions.

Part 2. How to Play Spotify on Chromecast from Computer

To cast Spotify to Chromecast, you can remote control the playback of Spotify music on those Chromecast devices with the Spotify desktop app after connecting Spotify to Chromecast on your mobile phone. Except for that, you can stream Spotify to Chromecast using the Spotify Web Player.

2.1 Cast Spotify Desktop to Chromecast

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Step 1. Start the Spotify app on the same WiFi network as your Chromecast device.
Step 2. Launch the Spotify desktop app and log in with your Spotify account.
Step 3. Within Spotify, select a track that you want to listen to on TV or the speaker. At the bottom of the screen, select Devices Available.
Step 4. Select your Chromecast or Chromecast Audio from the devices listed. Then you'll be able to play Spotify music right from your TV or speaker via Chromecast.

2.2 Cast Spotify Web Player to Chromecast

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Step 1. Access the Spotify Web Player and log into your Spotify account.
Step 2. Find the song or playlist you want to listen to on your Chromecast enabled devices and choose to Play.
Step 3. Select the devices icon at the lower right corner of the screen, then select Chromecast enabled devices.
Step 4. Select the Chromecast device you want to send Spotify audio to when you'll see a list of Chromecast devices on your network. Then your Spotify songs will be played immediately.

Part 3. How to Play Spotify through Chromecast from Mobile Phone

You can cast Spotify from PC to Chromecast, as well as, from Mac laptop or Chromebook only if you have the Spotify app installed on your computer. In addition, with the Spotify mobile app, you can also get Spotify music on Chromecast devices using Spotify Connect. Here's how to stream Spotify to Chromecast from iPhone or Android device.

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Step 1. Make sure your Chromecast Audio and device using Spotify are on the same Wi-Fi network.
Step 2. Fire up the Spotify app on your phone or tablet.
Step 3. Choose to play a song on Spotify and select Devices Available.
Step 4. Select your Chromecast enabled speaker and start listening.

Part 4. Alternative Way to Play Spotify on Chromecast

If you are having difficulty getting Spotify working with Chromecast, or if you want to listen to non-stop music using the free version of Spotify, you are highly suggested to try this solution that will enable you to stream Spotify to Chromecast effortlessly., even without subscribing to the premium plan on Spotify.

Spotify music is protected by DRM copyright technology, which prevents users from listening to Spotify songs anywhere. In order to break the limitation, the key is to find out an ultimate tool to remove DRM restriction from Spotify. That's what ViWizard Spotify Music Converter does, a smart application for Spotify users specialized in downloading Spotify songs to MP3 and other common audio formats.

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Once the DRM protection is cracked permanently, you can sync the unprotected Spotify songs to any device via Chromecast. Now we will show you the complete guide to stream Spotify to Chromecast with the help of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter.

4.1 How to Download Spotify Music Offline with ViWizard

You can install the free trial version of ViWizard software on your Mac or PC before getting started. After you have ViWizard software installed on your computer, you can follow the below steps to download music from Spotify.

Step 1Add Spotify music to ViWizard

Open ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader, and then Spotify desktop app will be launched automatically. Access to Spotify and choose any song or playlist that you want to download. Then drag the tracks into ViWizard main window. You can also add the songs or playlists by pasting URL to ViWizard interface.

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Step 2Set the output audio parameters

When the Spotify music is added successfully into ViWizard, click Menu > Preferences and then choose the output format as you like. Currently, it supports multiple output formats, including MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B. You can also adjust the bit rate, sample rate, and audio channel according to your own requirements.

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Step 3Start to download Spotify music

Once the settings are well adjusted, simply click the Convert button at the bottom right to start to rip music to MP3 or other common formats. After that, you'll find the offline Spotify songs in your specified local folder by clicking the Converted icon. Then you'll prepared to cast Spotify songs to Chromecast for listening anywhere.

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4.2 How to Stream Spotify to Chromecast or Chromecast Audio

There are multiple options for you to cast local music tracks to Chromecast for playing on smart TVs or speakers. Here we show two most popular methods, respectively using YouTube Music or Plex.

Cast Spotify Music to Chromecast via YouTube Music

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If you have a YouTube Music account, you can easily import Spotify music to YouTube Music where you are able to upload songs from your local collection to YouTube Music's library. Both iOS and Android apps for YouTube Music support Chromecast. So, you can stream Spotify music from iPhone or Android to Chromecast.

Play Spotify Music on Chromecast via Plex Media Server

cast spotify to chromecast via plex

Plex is a media server available on Windows, MacOS, Android and iOS, with which you can create your own music library and sync them to mobile devices. After importing Spotify music from computer to Plex, a Cast button will let you stream Spotify songs to Chromecast. No need for iOS or Android controller apps.

Part 5. How to Fix Spotify Won't Connect to Chromecast

When connecting Spotify to Chromecast, you'll find that sometimes it fails to link your Spotify to Chromecast due to unknown reasons. So, how to resolve this problem of Spotify not working on Chromecast? Here are some solutions that maybe work for you.

Solution 1. Quit the Spotify app and try to restart it on your device again. Then begin to play Spotify music through Chromecast.

Solution 2. Try to turn off your device and then power on it. Launch Spotify to play anything and cast your playing to Chromecast.

Solution 3. Check out the Wi-Fi connection on your device. Make sure that your device and Chromecast are connected to the same Wi-Fi.

Solution 4. Update to the latest Spotify version. If your Spotify is out-of-date, you cannot use Spotify well, let alone stream Spotify to Chromecast.

Conclusion

When you are trying to use Spotify with Chromecast, you can get it done on all your devices, including iPhone, Android phone, tablet, laptop, or Chromebook. If you don't know how to, the above instructions can help you casting Spotify to Chromecast. And you can use ViWizard Spotify Music Converter to download Spotify songs then you can play them on Chromecast anytime and listen to them anywhere.

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