How to set up and play Spotify Music on PS4?

  • You can play music on a PS4 in two different ways.
  • Spotify app is now available on PlayStation Music, you can listen to Spotify on your PS4.
  • You can also download Spotify music to mp3, transfer them to USB, connect the USB drive to your PS4 and play downloaded music files with the Media Player.

In addition to offering fantastic gaming experience, PS4 also allow owners can watch streaming movies, listen to streaming music, and even utilize certain social media apps.

Thanks to its partnership with Spotify, Sony's PlayStation Music also allows PS4 owners to stream music directly through a Spotify account.

Here we will show you 2 ways to play Spotify music on a PS4.

1. Play music on a PS4 through Spotify app

PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 are all compatible with Spotify. You can listen to music while playing compatible PS5 and PS4 games. This feature is not available on PS3.

1. Run your PlayStation. Go to PlayStation Store and search for Spotify to locate and download the app.

2. Select Sign up or Log in and enter your details.

3. Select Link Accounts.

4. After linking your Spotify account to your PlayStation Network account, you can play music on Spotify through your PS4 like you would on any other device.

You can also use the Spotify mobile app to control your music thanks to Spotify Connect.

Spotify app is now available on PlayStation Music, you can listen to Spotify on your PS4 and PS3. However, there are some limitations:

If you are a Spotify free subscriber, you can only enjoy the songs online and interrupted by ads. Whether you are free or premium, playing Spotify music while playing games is only available for select PS4 games (not available on PS3, PlayStation Now, or using Remote Play).

2. Download Spotify music to mp3 and play them via USB

To break these limitations and enjoy Spotify music on your PS4 freely, you can use Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter to record and save Spotify music as MP3 and then transfer to PS4 to enjoy while playing games.

Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter is the best choice for you to remove Spotify DRM and convert Spotify to MP3 , M4A , WAV and FLAC with 100% original quality. This tutorial will show you how to rip Spotify music to MP3 and transfer to PS4 for offline listening.

Part 1 Download Spotify music to mp3

1. Run Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter
Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter.

spotify music recorder

2. Select Spotify songs, albums or playlists
Drag songs, playlists or albums that you want to record from Spotify app to the interface directly. If you are using the web player, copy&paste the link of the song, album or playlist. And then click Add.

drag&drop spotify songs

3. Choose output format
The default output format is MP3. It also supports recording Spotify music in M4A, WAV, FLAC formats. Click Option button to change output format or output folder if you need. You can also change bitrate, samplerate according to your needs.

spotify song format

4. Click Convert button
Click Convert button to start recording Spotify music to the plain format you choose.

record Spotify music

After recording, click below folder icon to quickly locate the DRM-free Spotify song. You can then transfer the songs to a USB drive and play them on PS4 offline.

Spotify music recorder

Part 2 Play offline Spotify songs on PS4 from USB drive

1. Transfer the output DRM-free Spotify songs to a folder named "MUSIC" of USB device.

2. Connect the USB device - Devices can be connected while the system is turned on.

3. Go to the category Music on the XMB™ home menu, select [USB device] and press the Triangle button.

4. Highlight "Display All" and press the X button - A list of all folders and playable content for that category is displayed.

5. To play a song, highlight it and press the X button - You may also copy a song to the PS4 by pressing the Triangle button and selecting "Copy". The song will then be copied onto the PS4 hard drive.

Spotify Converter

Spotify Converter
Download Spotify music to MP3, M4A, etc. with either free or premium account.