Fixed! Play Spotify Music on Philips Smart TV

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan. 8, 2020 3:30 PM.

The integration of Spotify Connect strengthens TV's position as central entertainment hub at home. Spotify Connect allows you to control music on Philips TVs by using the Spotify app on your smartphone or tablet. Thanks to Spotify Connect, Spotify Premium users can play all the music from Spotify on Philips Smart TV and control it wirelessly from their mobiles or tablets.

Here is the tip to tell you how to stream Spotify music to Philips Smart TV with a Spotify Connect app if you have a Premium account. To give you more options, we're going to run through another way of downloading Spotify music for the playback on Philips TVs by using a third-party app.

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Part 1. Play Spotify Music on Philips Smart TV [Premium]
Part 2. Stream Spotify Music to Philips Smart TV [Free]

Part 1. Listen to Spotify music on Philips Smart TV with Premium

All Spotify users can stream music from Spotify on the TV via a Spotify Premium account by using Spotify Connect. So, if you are subscribing to Premium plan on Spotify, you will have the chance to listen to Spotify music on Philips Smart TV. You could follow the below steps to start Spotify music tracks on your Philips Smart TV when you establish the connection between Spotify and Philips Smart TV.

The following is required to stream music from Spotify on the TV:

1. Make sure that the receiver is connected to the Internet.
2. Use a computer or tablet to create a Spotify Premium account from the Spotify website.
3. Use a mobile or tablet device to download the Spotify Music app.

How to install Spotify on Philips Smart TV

1. Update the software to at least version 173.42.0.
2. Add the Spotify App from the App Gallery.
3. Open the Spotify App.
4. Select "log in" and enter your log in data.

How to get Spotify on Philips Smart TV

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1. Launch the Spotify Music app on your mobile or tablet device.
2. Select your desired music tracks, playlists, artists or albums.
3. Click on the "Connect" icon.
4. Select the Philips Smart TV device.

Part 2. Listen to Spotify music on Philips Smart TV with Free

Fortunately, except for using Premium account to get the playback of Spotify music on Philips, you can be able to listen to Spotify music from Philips Smart TV without Premium subscription. You only need to install TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader on your computer and then use TunesKit to download Spotify music to USB drive for playing. Let's get started.

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Key Features of TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader

  • Download tracks and playlists from Spotify without premium subscription
  • Remove DRM protection from Spotify podcasts, tracks, albums or playlist
  • Convert Spotify podcasts, songs, album, and playlist to plain audio formats
  • Work at 5× faster speed and preserve original audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Support the offline playback of Spotify on Philips TV, Apple TV, LG TV, etc.
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To get started, download and install TunesKit on your computer and perform the following steps.

1 Import Spotify music to the interface of TunesKit

add spotify tracks to tuneskit

After installing TunesKit to your computer, you can open the converter on your computer and it will load the Spotify app automatically. You should log into your Spotify account and choose a playlist or album you want to listen to on Philips TV, and then drag and drop them to the interface of TunesKit.

2 Adjust the output audio format and parameters

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Now, you need to prepare to edit the output audio parameters. There are six audio formats like MP3, AAC, FLAC, AAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B for you to choose from. You could make Spotify music saved in the format of MP3 files which can be compatible with Philips TV. Otherwise, you could adjust the value of bit rate, codec, sample rate and others.

3 Start to download Spotify music to local folders

downloading spotify music

All the setting is completed and you could get started downloading music from Spotify to MP3 by clicking on "Convert" button. You need to wait for a while and TunesKit will download all your required Spotify music songs to your computer. After downloading, you could navigate to "Converted > Search" to view the converted Spotify music files.

4 Transfer Spotify music to USB for playing on the TV

Finally, plug your USB drive into your computer and your computer will detect automatically. You could open the folder where your downloaded Spotify music files are saved and then copy these files to your USB. After that, you could plug out your USB and insert it into your TV, and begin to listen to Spotify music from Philips TV without limitation.


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