Two Popular Ways to Stream Spotify Music to Chromecast

Posted by Adam Gorden on Sept 11, 2017 13:13:21 PM.
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Q: How can I cast Spotify music to Chromecast Audio? It appears there's no support for Spotify on Chromecast yet? So will you be adding support to the ChromeCast so that I can stream my Spotify music from all my devices to my receiver and TV? Thanks. - From Spotify Community.

If you search for the Spotify community, you'll find a lot of users have requested such a solution to stream Spotify music to Google Chromecast in the past. Finally, the Spotify music streaming service is now available for use on Chromecast and Chromecast Audio. You can easily play or "cast" Spotify songs from your phone or tablet to a TV, speaker, or stereo via Chromecast in a few clicks. Here in the following post, we'll introduce two best ways for you to play Spotify music on Chromecast Audio, including the traditional synchronization method for Spotify premium users, as well as the alternative solution for Spotify free users to cast Spotify to Chromecast.

1. General Solution - How to Cast Spotify to Chromecast & Chromecast Audio

To connect Spotify with Google Chromecast Audio, all you need is the Spotify Music app and a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio device hooked up to your TV or speakers. Now let's smart to get Spotify to stream on your Chromecast and Chromecast Audio with the following instruction.

Note: Using Spotify with Chromecast and Chromecast Audio requires a Premium subscription of Spotify music service. If you are subscribing the free account only, you should refer to the second method.

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Step 1. Insert Chromecast or Chromecast Audio to TV HDMI port or a speaker input port. Make sure your Chromecast or Chromecast Audio is configured using the Chromecast/Chromecast Audio app on your phone or tablet

Step 2. Start the Spotify app on the same WiFi network as your Chromecast/Chromecast Audio.

Step 3. Within Spotify, select a track that you want to listen to. At the bottom of the screen, select "Devices Available".

Step 4. Select your Chromecast or Chromecast Audio from the devices listed. Then you'll be able to play the Spotify music track right from your TV or speaker via Chromecast.

2. Tips for Free Subscribers to Play Spotify Music on Chromecast

For free users of Spotify music service, you can follow this solution to easily stream Spotify track to play on Chromecast or Chromecast Audio.

As you should know, the big difference between Spotify free and premium accounts is that the former doesn't have the right to download Spotify music offline. In fact, that's caused by the DRM protection inserted to Spotify music. In order to crack the limit of free Spotify accounts so as to cast Spotify to Chromecast, the most important key is to find out an ultimate tool to remove the DRM restriction from Spotify songs. Here we meet TunesKit Spotify Music Converter (Mac/Windows), a smart all-in-one program for Spotify specialized in stripping DRM and converting Spotify tracks to common formats, such as MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, etc. Once the DRM is cracked, you can freely sync the unprotected Spotify songs to Chromecast or other devices even if you are using the free Spotify account or cancelling the premium account.

Now you can install the free trial version of this powerful software and start to stream Spotify songs to Chromecast by following the steps below.

   

Part 1. Remove DRM from Spotify Music with TunesKit Spotify Converter


Step 1Import Spotify songs/albums/playlists

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Open TunesKit Spotify Music Converter, and then Spotify app will be launched automatically. Access to Spotify app and choose any song or playlist that you want to convert. Then drag the files into TunesKit conversion window. You can also add the songs or playlists by pasting the links to the converter interface.

Step 2Adjust output preferences

select output format

When the Spotify music is added successfully into TunesKit, click the top-right menu > Preferences and choose the output format as you like. Currently it supports multiple output formats, including MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, and M4B. You can also adjust output audio quality, conversion speed and directory, etc. according to your own requirements.

Step 3Start to remove DRM and convert Spotify music

convert spotify music

After the settings are well adjusted, simply click "Convert" button at the bottom right to start converting the DRM-ed Spotify music to common formats. Once the conversion finished, you'll find the well-converted Spotify songs that can cast to Chromecast for listening everywhere.

Part 2. Stream DRM-free Spotify Music to Chromecast/Chromecast Audio

There are many ways for you to cast local music files on Chromecast Audio for playing on TV or speakers. For more details, you are suggested to follow these tips.

1. Cast Spotify to Chromecast via Google Play Music

If you have Google Play account, you can easily import the converted Spotify music to Google Play Music which allows you to upload up to 20,000 songs from local collection to Google's cloud. Both the iOS and Android apps for Google Play Music support Chromecast. So you also can stream Spotify music on Android or iOS devices via cloud to Chromecast.

2. Stream Spotify Music to Chromecast via Plex

Plex is a media server runs on Windows, MacOS, Android and iOS, with which you can create your own music library and sync to mobile devices. After import the Spotify music from computer, a Cast button will let you stream the music songs to Chromecast. No need for iOS or Android controller apps.

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