6 ways to play Spotify music in the car

Many people love to enjoy songs while they are driving. For Spotify users, there are several ways to listen to Spotify music in the car, no matter you have spotify free or premium.

1. Cars geared with Spotify

Some cars have been pre-fitted with Spotify, so you don’t even need to set up a connection. These include Jaguar Land Rover , Volvo , BMW , MINI , and TESLA . You can visit Spotify Everywhere to see if your car offers the Spotify app built into the dashboard. If you don’t see yours there, you can check with the car’s manufacturer.

2. USB Drive

There are many car models equipped with USB port. It's easy to enjoy music from USB drive on the car. You can get a good high fidelity effect. With a USB flash drive, you can download songs you like. But the process of downloading songs is a bit cumbersome, usually downloaded from the Internet, and then copied to the USB drive. But songs downloaded from Spotify premium can't be copied to USB drive since Spotify songs are DRM protected. However, with Ondesoft Spotify Converter , you can download any Spotify songs, albums and playlists to mp3, check this tutorial .

3. AUX audio cable

This method is now generally supported by most cars. Just plug one end of the AUX cable to the phone, and the other end to the car AUX port, change the car media player mode to AUX, you can play music. Although it's not convenient as Bluetooth, the sound quality will be better.

4. Bluetooth

It's perhaps the most convenient way to connect to your mobile phone with bluetooth. And it is very convenient to switch songs with either mobile phone or car control, but sometimes it is a bit slow to use the car control system to start the playback. If the phone has enough data plan, you can also play songs online.

5. Android Auto

​Log into the Spotify app on your Android phone.
Connect your phone via USB to an Android Auto compatible stereo.
If Spotify is already playing, it will keep playing. Otherwise, start Spotify on your stereo display.
Note: Android Auto requires Android Lollipop, version 5.0, or higher.

6. Apple CarPlay

Log into the Spotify app on your iPhone.
Connect your iPhone via USB to a CarPlay compatible stereo.
If Spotify is already playing, it will keep playing. Otherwise, start Spotify on your stereo display or through voice command with Siri.

See all models that work with CarPlay

Note: Apple CarPlay requires iPhone 5 or higher.

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