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Two Popular Ways to Play Spotify Music on Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo has a ton of smart capabilities, is a handy device to have around. It isn’t just a speaker; it’s a virtual assistant housed in a sleek black cylinder that sits in your home. There are a lot of applications that work with it. The Amazon Echo uses Amazon’s Prime Music as the default service for any music you want to play. But this does not mean that people couldn’t play other streaming music from Spotify or Apple Music on Amazon Echo. The following article provides two popular ways to help you stream Spotify music to Amazon Echo with ease.

1. For Spotify Premium: Connect Spotify Account with Amazon Echo

To play Spotify Music on Amazon Echo, you’ll need to connect your Spotify account to your Amazon Echo, but it’s really easy to do and takes just a couple of minutes. Note that you need a Spotify Premium account to do this, so unfortunately free users are out of luck. The following is the detailed steps.

Step 1: Start by opening up the Amazon Echo app on your phone and tap on the menu button in the top-left corner of the screen, and then tap "setting".

Step 2: Under the list of Alexa Devices, you’ll see Account. In the Account list, tap on Music & Media.

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Step 3: Then, under Music Services tap on Spotify. You can either link your existing Spotify account or sign up for one. Tap the link highlighted in blue, where it says link account on Spotify.com.

Step 4: On the next screen Connect Alexa to Spotify by logging into your Spotify account or sign up for Spotify.

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Step 5: Now that you’re accounts are linked to Alexa. Let’s talk about playing some music through the Spotify music application.

This way is very easy to operate, but please note that you’re going to need a premium account to use Spotify with Alexa on Amazon Echo. So if you are the free users for Spotify who want to play Spotify music on Amazon Echo, the second way is the best fit for you.

2. For Spotify Free: Get DRM-Free Version of Spotify Music

As we all know, each of Spotify music are protected by DRM, only the paid users (Premium and Family users) can download Spotify albums and playlists for offline listening and connect Spotify with Amazon Echo for playback. So if you are Spotify Free user and want to play Spotify music on Amazon Echo, you need remove DRM from Spotify music to get the DRM-free version.

Sidify Music Converter for Spotify is an excellent Spotify Music Downloader, which can help you remove DRM from Spotify music, download music from Spotify for free easily, and convert them to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV with 100% original quality. The following is a detailed tutorial about how to play Spotify music on Amazon Echo for Spotify Free. Please download this useful tool on your computer first before getting started.

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Step 1: Import Tracks or Playlist from Spotify to Spotify Music Converter for Windows

Launch Spotify Music converter for Windows. Click add music button or click center of Sidify, then you will see a pop-up window which indicates you to copy and paste the playlist link from Spotify. You can copy and paste the link on the URL window and click "Add". Then you can click "OK" to finish adding tracks.

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Step 2: Choose Output Formats

Click the setting button on the top-right to choose output format. In Convert settings, you can choose output format (MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV), output quality (High 320kbps, medium 256kbps, low 128kbps). In the output settings, you could change the output folder as you prefer.

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Step 3: Start Downloading

When finish customization, click "Convert" button to start downloading. After downloading, you can get offline Spotify music, and stream them on any devices as you want, share with your friend via email, burn to CD and so on.

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Step 4: Upload Converted Spotify Music to Amazon

Please download and install Amazon music app in your computer. Once installed, there are three ways to upload the converted music to it:

  • Drag and drop files from your computer into the Upload selection in the right sidebar under Actions.
  • Select My Music at the top of the screen. Next, select Songs, and choose the Offline filter in the right navigation sidebar. Click the upload icon next to the music you want to upload.
  • Select the Upload button under Actions in the right navigation sidebar, and select files or folders to upload.

Once imported, you can play Spotify tracks on Echo with simple voice command via Alexa.

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Note: The free trial version of Sidify Music Converter for Spotify only enables you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock this limitation.

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