How to Listen to Spotify in the Car? Fixed!

Updated by Adam Gorden on Sep 4, 2019 2:05 PM.

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Playing music in car is a great way of entertainment to make our boring driving more fun, especially for a long trip. Although there are many music channels in car radio, you may prefer to your own music list instead. So how about Spotify? As one of the largest and most popular streaming music services worldwide, most of you may already subscribed Spotify membership.

In this case, you may like to listen to Spotify songs in your car radio. If you are not yet familiar to the methods on how to play Spotify music in car, this guide will provide an all-around solution for you by introducing the most popular ways of opening Spotify in car mode with ease.

Part 1. Use Bluetooth to Enjoy Spotify in Car
Part 2. Use Aux-in Cable to Play Spotify in Car
Part 3. Use USB or CDs to Listen to Spotify in Car
Part 4. Use Spotify in Car to Stream Spotify Tracks

Method One Stream Spotify in Car via Bluetooth

This method is perfect for the car stereos that have built-in Bluetooth functionality. In this way, all you need to do is to pair your smartphone or tablet that has Spotify installed with the car stereo. Then car view automatically turns on. Now follow the steps here to see how to easily connect Spotify compatible devices to car radio through Bluetooth.

Tutorial on how to play Spotify in car Bluetooth

Method Two Connect Spotify to Car Stereo with Aux-In Cable

Some old-fashioned cars may not support Bluetooth pairing. So, in this case, you can turn to the other method to stream Spotify songs in your car by plugging the device to an Aux-In port via an USB cable. This could be the easiest and most straightforward way to connect your Spotify device to your car.

Tutorial on how to use Aux cable to play Spotify in car

Method Three Play Spotify in Car via External USB or CDs

Another effective solution to listen to your Spotify songs in car stereo system is to transfer Spotify tracks to an external USB drive or to burn Spotify songs to CD. Then you are allowed to play the music from USB or discs. However, this might take longer time as Spotify music can't be imported to USB or burnt to CD directly.

Unlike the common music files, Spotify contents are protected by DRM protection which prevents all people from transferring all downloaded Spotify contents to non-approved USB, discs or other devices. In this case, the most important thing is to find out a workaround to get rid of the DRM permanently. Fortunately, TunesKit Spotify Music Converter can fix your problems. The following guide will show you the detailed steps so that you can play the songs in cars easily.

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Key Features of TunesKit Spotify Music Converter

  • Preserve lossless Spotify music sound quality and ID3 tags
  • Download any Spotify contents like tracks, albums and more
  • Convert DRM-locked Spotify contents to DRM-free audio files
  • Remove all advertisements from all Spotify tracks and albums
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Tutorial on how to play Spotify in car USB or CDs

Method Four Get Spotify in Car via Android Auto or CarPlay

With the development of technology, some convenient programs have emerged. Have you heard Android Auto or CarPlay? So luckily, your car is already Spotify integrated with these programs. If your car offers the Spotify app built into the dashboard, you can listen to Spotify music in your car by Android Auto or CarPlay directly. Just view how to achieve it.

Tutorial on how to start Spotify tracks in car via Android Auto or CarPlay


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