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Play Spotify on Google Home - All you need to know

1. Where to buy a Google Home?

You can buy a Google Home from Googlr Store, eBay, Walmart, Best Buy, etc. Google "buy google home" and you can see all sources on the right side, you can also compare the price. From 18 March to 14 May 2019, new and existing Spotify premium family subscribers in the UK can get a free Google Home mini, normally priced at £49. For deatails, please check https://www.spotify.com/uk/family/ .

2. Set-up your Google Home

Google Home is a smart speaker with voice control. You need to set it up using the Google Home app on your phone or computer. Run the app and link your Google and Spotify accounts. You can also set Spotify as your default music service. Detailed Steps:

  1. Download the Google Home app and open it.
  2. Tap the menu in the top-left corner.
  3. Tap Account preferences , then Linked media accounts .
  4. Select Spotify and tap Link Account , then Log in to Spotify .
    Note : If you don’t already have a Spotify account, you can create one by tapping Sign up to Spotify . After this, you’ll need to start the account link process from the beginning.
  5. Tap OKAY to confirm.

3. Spotify requires a premium account to work with Google Home

Once you’ve linked your Spotify account to Google Home, you can ask it to play your favorite songs, artists, albums, and playlists by using voice commands. You can say "OK Google, Play my Discover Weekly on Spotify", "Play some classical music on Spotify", etc.

4. Play Spotify on Google Home with Spotify free

If you have Spotify free, you can only hear a station of songs inspired by the song/album/artist you requested (free radio service). You can't play songs on demand.

You can listen to on demand songs/albums/artists you’ve uploaded to Google Play Music library. So you can upload your Spotify playlists to Google Play Music and then play them on demand. Here we will show you how to upload Spotify playlists to Google Play Music.

Spotifty songs are DRM protected so you can't upload them to Google Play Music library directly. You need to download Spotify songs to mp3 first, here you will need Ondesoft Spotify Converter.

5. Upload Spotify music to Google Play Music

Part 1 Download Spotify to mp3

The best way we recommend is Ondesoft Spotify Converter , which allows you to download Spotify music and save to mp3/m4a/wav/flac with fast speed.

Please make sure you have installed Spotify app on your computer.

1. Run Ondesoft Spotify to MP3 Converter

Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify to MP3 Converter on your Mac or Windows. Spotify will be launched automatically.

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2. Drag&drop More Life album

Drag&drop Spotify songs, albums or playlists from Spotify app to the interface directly. Or click "Add Files", copy&paste the link of the song/album/album to the bottom area and then click + icon. To copy the link, right click the album and choose "Share" - Copy Album Link.

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All songs in the album/playlist will be checked by default. You are free to uncheck the tracks you don't want to convert. Then click Add to import all checked songs.

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3. Choose output format (optional)

The default output format is MP3. Besides converting Spotify Music to MP3, it also supports converting Spotify Music to M4A, WAV, FLAC, OGG, AIFF. Click Option - Advanced to change output format, SampleRate or BitRate according to your needs. Click Option - General to change output folder if you like.

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4. Click Convert button

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

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After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the Spotify songs. Now you can upload them to your Google Play Music and enjoy the Spotify playlists on Google Home.

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Part 2 Upload Spotify music to Google Play Music

Open Google Play Music in Google Chrome browser, click the menu button in the top left corner of the screen and click “Upload Music”. Choose your mp3 Spotify playlist and upload.

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You can listen to on demand songs, albums or artists you’ve uploaded to your library. You can also listen to your playlists based on the songs in your library.

  • If you also have a subscription, you need to explicitly ask to play songs, albums, and artists from your library using “Play <song, album, artist or playlist> from my library ” or “Play my <song, album, artist or playlist>." Otherwise you’ll hear subscription on demand content.
  • If you don't have a subscription and are located in the U.S. or Canada, your library content will be prioritized over a station inspired by the song, album or artist you asked for.
  • Note: The "Play <genre, mood or activity>" basic voice command isn't supported for uploaded music.

Video Tutorial: Convert Spotify music to MP3 with Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter

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