How to play Spotify music on PS5

In addition to games, the PlayStation 5 can also be used to play a wide range of top entertainment services, but they have not yet been officially introduced. However, Sony has finally announced that the PS5 will support for at least six entertainment apps including Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV, YouTube, Spotify and Twitch. The PS5 will not just be a gaming console, but an entertainment hub as well. If you plan to use the PlayStation 5 not only for gaming, the PS5 will also can be used for things like Netflix to watch movies, or Spotify to play music.

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Sony has announced through a blog post that popular streaming apps will be available on PS5. These major online streaming services include Netflix, Apple TV, Disney+, Hulu, Peacock, Spotify, Twitch and YouTube. More apps will be added to the list in the future such as Amazon Prime Video, MyCanal, Hulu, Peacock and more.

If you want to control various entertainment apps on PS5 more easily, then you can purchase a separate "Media Remote" for PS5. It allows you to power on your PS5 console and navigate its menus directly. The remote can be used to turn the console on and control all your media apps. There are dedicated buttons to launch Disney Plus, Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube. It also supports to quickly navigate media with built-in play/pause, fast forward and fast reverse buttons.

With PS5, there are a few new ways to stream your favorite songs from Spotify. Go to the new media tab on the PS5’s Home screen and scroll down, you’ll find some new apps like Netflix, Disney+, Spotify and Twitch. Then you can download Spotify and link to your account. The PS5 Media Remote’s dedicated Spotify button allows you to access Spotify quickly and easily. In the PS5’s Control Center, you can also quickly switch between gams and apps, skip and pause the Spotify music without leaving your game.

What’s more, if you want to listen to Spotify music while you’re inside of a game, you can play the Spotify music on your Phone via Spotify Connect. Then the Spotify music will play in the background, and it won’t interrupt your game.

Which PlayStation consoles are compatible with Spotify?

Spotify app is available to download on PS5, Ps4 and PS3.

How to set up Spotify on PlayStation®?

Download the Spotify app on your PS5, PS4, or PS3 to listen to your favorite music and podcasts on your console.

On PS5

  1. Select All Apps from your media home. 
  2. Select Spotify Download
  3. Select Sign up or Log in and enter your details. 
  4. Select Link Accounts.

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On PS4 

  1. 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.

How to listen to Spotify while playing games on PlayStation?

You can listen to music while playing compatible PS5 and PS4 games. This feature is not available on PS3.

On PS5

  1. While in your game, press the PS button to go to the control center and select Music
  2. Choose a song or podcast you want to play. Your selection starts playing automatically. The song that is playing appears as a card in the control center
  3. Press the PS button to return to the game you were playing.

On PS4

  1. Press and hold the PS button on your controller to bring up the quick menu. 
  2. Select Music Spotify
  3. Here you can skip songs, play/pause, or adjust the volume.

You can also use Spotify Connect to use your phone to control the music remotely. 

How to play Spotify offline on PlayStation?

The Spotify PS5 integration has completely revolutionized how you listen to music. If you are keen on the PS5, it is definitely worth checking out! However, there are also two major limitations of listening to Spotify music on PS5. First, streaming Spotify music to your PS5 might slow the internet speed when you are playing games. Second, free Spotify users must bear the annoying ads inserted when you are streaming music. To break above limitations and make more comfortable game and listening experiences, you can download Spotify music to MP3 and play them from a USB drive on PS5. This allows you to block ads and enjoy Spotify music on PS5 offline. As we all know, Spotify music are protected, and free users can not download songs or skip the ads on Spotify. Is there any way to block ads and download Spotify music freely?

How to listen to and play music from a USB drive on PS5?

Using your USB drive, format it as exFAT and create a folder called Music. Then put your music in the music folder. If you want to import your music into Sharefactory, make a Sharefactory folder and have a music folder in the Sharefactory folder. Then on your PS5, insert your USB drive, go to control center or quick menu, then go to music, scroll down to general USB flash. Now play the song.


How to download Spotify to MP3 and transfer to USB drive for PS5?

All you need is a powerful Spotify Music Downloader - Ondesoft Spotify Converter. It enables you to get rid of Spotify ads without upgrading to Premium subscription and download Spotify songs, albums and playlists to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, AIFF and OGG format with all ID3 tags. With this professional converter, you can remove ads from Spotify songs and enjoy the original quality songs on any devices.

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The following is a detailed tutorial about how to download Spotify songs without ads by Ondesoft Music Converter.

Step 1 Import songs, albums or playlists

Download, install and run Ondesoft Music Converter on your Mac or Windows. It will open Spotify automatically. Drag and drop songs, albums or playlists from Spotify to the main interface. Or you can copy and paste the link to the search box and click “+” button to add songs.

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Step 2 Adjust Output Setting

Click the Options button. Here you can change the output format to MP3, choose output quality, rename the output file and set the output folder.

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Step 3 Choose songs to convert

Browse or search within the built-in Spotify web player to find the songs, albums or playlists you want to download. Click it and Spotify Converter will load all songs.

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Step 4 Start Converting

Click the Convert button to start converting. After the conversion is done, click History button, you will find all converted songs. Then you can transfer these converted songs or playlists to your PS5 and enjoy them offline.

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The following process will show you how to play converted Spotify music on PS5 offline.

Step 1 Connect a USB driver to your computer. Create a “Music” folder on your USB driver. Transfer all converted Spotify songs to the USB driver.

Step 2 Connect the USB drive to the USB port on your PS5.

Step 3 After you connect your USB, boot up your PS5. Open the Media Player, browser the USB driver and you can click on your Music folder to play songs. 


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