How to stream Spotify music to chromecast?

Chromecast and Chromecast Audio devices let you play Spotify from your phone, tablet, or web browser (Chrome only) to a TV, speaker, or stereo. To do that, all you need is the Spotify app and a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio device hooked up to your TV or speaker. Besides, you need to be a premium subscriber to play music through your Chromecast Audio. If you are using a free account, you can also learn how to cast Spotify music to Chromecast from this article. We will explain two ways for both premium users and free users to cast Spotify music to Chromecast.

Method 1: Cast Spotify music to Chromecast or Chromecast Audio with Premium account

Step 1. Make sure your Chromecast/Chromecast Audio is set up using the Google Home app on your phone or tablet.

Step 2. Insert your Chromecast into the HDMI port of your TV or insert your Chromecast Audio into a speaker’s 3.5mm or optical input port.

Step 3. Open Spotify on your phone, tablet, or the web player. Make sure it's connected to the same WiFi as your Chromecast/Chromecast Audio.
Note: Chromecast is only compatible on the web player with the Chrome browser.

Step 4. Play some music.
Step 5. Tap the Now Playing bar  at the bottom of the screen and select Devices Available.

Step 6. Select your Chromecast/Chromecast Audio from the devices listed.

Method 2: Play Spotify music on Chromecast without Premium

Free users are not allowed to download Spotify music for offline listening. Since the DRM protection inserted, songs only can be played on Spotify app. In order to play Spotify music on Chromecast without Premium, the most important thing is to download Spotify music and remove DRM restriction from Spotify songs. You can try a powerful Spotify downloader and DRM remove tool - Ondesoft Spotify Converter.

Ondesoft Spotify Music Converter will help you to download Spotify music, remove DRM protection and convert Spotify to MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC lossless. Once the DRM protection is removed, you can freely play Spotify music on Chromecast or other devices even if you are using a free account. Now let’s learn how to cast Spotify music to Chromecast without Premium from the following instruction.

Step 1. Run Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Please make sure you have installed Spotify app on your computer. Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac/Windows.

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Step 2. Drag&drop Spotify songs, albums or playlists to Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Drag songs, playlists or albums that you want to record from Spotify app to the interface directly. Or click Add Files, copy&paste the url of the Spotify song, album or playlist to the left bottom area and then click Add.

drag&drop spotify songs

All songs in the playlist or albums 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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Step 3. Choose output format

The default output format is MP3. Ondesoft Spotify Converter also supports recording Spotify music in M4A, WAV, FLAC formats. Click the Options button to change output format or output folder if you need. You can also change bitrate, sample rate according to your needs.

Spotify to mp3, m4a, wav, flac

Step 4. Start Converting

Click the Convert button to start recording Spotify music to the plain format you choose. After recording, click the History button to quickly locate the DRM-free Spotify song.

Spotify to mp3

After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the DRM-free Spotify songs, albums or playlists in MP3 format. You can then transfer and play them anywhere such as iTunes , Google Play Music , iPod , Sandisk , etc. or burn them to CD .

Spotify to mp3 converter

Step 5. Stream the Converted Spotify Music on Chromecast

Import the converted Spotify music to Google Play music. Open Chrome . Connect your computer and Chromecast device to the same wireless network. Go to Google Play Music (play.google.com/music) using Chrome. Click the song, and click Play. At the bottom of the screen next to the playback controls, click the Cast button . Under "Cast to," select your Chromecast from the device list.

 

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

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