Amazon Echo and Spotify have been friends since — but with a few limitations. Earlier, only premium members could listen to Spotify music on Amazon Echo. That changed in when Spotify gave the same privilege to its free users in countries like the U. The free service was extended to more countries in June Sadly, some users are still unable to enjoy Spotify through Alexa.
How to use Amazon Alexa to listen to Spotify
Using Spotify with Alexa
By default, Alexa speakers such as the Amazon Echo and Echo Show will turn to Amazon Music to handle your entertainment requests, but you can connect Spotify to Alexa, and make it your default music service as well. Not only can you use Alexa to request tunes with your voice, Echo devices also support Spotify Connect , letting you stream tunes manually. Connecting Alexa to Spotify offers full control of playback and your music library, an Alexa EQ feature to fine-tune audio, with tons of commands for seamless control of your music. Open the Alexa app.
Set Spotify as your preferred music service.
Need help? Check out Spotify Answers for solutions to a wide range of topics. I own a Sonos beam for a few months and using Alexa for controlling Spotify on my beam. This worked awesome. However recently I switched from Spotify premium via the Dutch telecom provider KPN to Spotify family and currently when I ask Alexa to play some music it reports that it is currently not available in my region. If I play Spotify on my beam using the Sonos or Spotify app I can still ask Alexa what is currently playing or ask to play the next song. Only asking Alexa to play something via Spotify is not working. Go to Solution. You can read more about this here.
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