How to Use Spotify on Fitbit Watches (All Series)

Posted by Adam Gorden on Dec. 11, 2019 3:30 PM.
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All the above issues go away now with the coming of Spotify to Fitbit. Playing music from Spotify on Fitbit is easy for everyone who is using Fitbit watches. If you have a compatible Fitbit watches, this post will explain how to download and use Spotify on Fitbit no matter you are a Free user or Premium user.

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Part 1. How to Play Spotify on Fitbit (Premium users)
Part 2. How to Listen to Spotify on Fitbit (Free users)

Part 1. How to achieve the playback of Spotify to Fitbit

With an official app debuting through the Fitbit Versa 2, you could download Spotify to your Fitbit watches and then get started the listening of Spotify music on your Fitbit watches. Before getting started, make sure that you have subscribed to the Premium plan on Spotify. Now, begin to listen to your Spotify music on Fitbit. Here's how.

To download the Spotify app for Fitbit:

1. Open the Fitbit app on mobile.
2. Tap your profile icon, then your Fitbit device.
3. Tap Apps.
4. Under All Apps, find and install Spotify.
5. Go to My Apps, and tap the gear symbol next to Spotify.
6. Log in to your Spotify account.

To connect Spotify to Fitbit for playing:

1. Control music: By tapping the middle icon on the top of the screen, you can shuffle upcoming tracks directly from the watch or pause and skip forward and back when you are playing music from Spotify on your device.

2. Start playlists: By tapping "Library" you could get the playlists you've created or a selection of workout playlists Spotify recommended for you and then tap on any playlists to switch the music or by swiping right from the music control screen, you could find your most recently played playlists.

3. Spotify Connect: When it's not convenient for you to pull out your phone, you could beam Spotify sources by using Spotify Connect. To do so, you need to tap the top-left icon when the music is playing from Spotify.

Supported devices:

Fitbit Versa, Fitbit Versa Special Edition, Fitbit Versa 2, Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition, Fitbit Versa Lite, and Fitbit Ionic.

Part 2. How to get the listening of Spotify on Fitbit

Due to the subscription limitation, those Spotify subscribers with a free account are not going to able to use the features on Fitbit. Not that mattered though, because with the assistance of the third-party tool like Spotify music downloader, you could download Spotify playlist to Fitbit Versa, Ionic or other Fitbit watches for offline listening. Here's how.

TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader, a uber-popular and professional-grade Spotify music downloader and converter, could be the best choice which can download and convert any Spotify music tracks to common audio formats.

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To get started, download and install TunesKit on your computer and then follow these steps:

Step 1. Add Spotify music tracks to TunesKit

add spotify tracks to tuneskit

Launch TunesKit Spotify Music Converter on your computer and wait for the opening of the Spotify app. Then navigate to your library on Spotify and choose one playlist or album you want to listen to on Fitbit. Add them to TunesKit by drop-and-drag or copy-and-paste.

Step 2. Adjust the output audio parameters

set output format

The next step is to adjust the audio parameters for your Spotify music. You could make your Spotify saved as the MP3 format or others. In addition, you could also configure the value of bit rate, sample rate, and channel.

Step 3. Begin to download Spotify playlists

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Now you could prepare to download Spotify music to your computer by clicking on the "Convert" button and wait for the downloading and conversion of Spotify music. Finally, you could go to "Converted > Search" to locate the music folder.

Step 4. Transfer Spotify playlist to Fitbit

add Spotify music to fitbit

Finally, create a new playlist on iTunes and import your downloaded Spotify songs to iTunes. Then log into Fitbit account and begin to connect your Fitbit device and computer to the same Wi-Fi network. Now, you could add Spotify playlist to Fitbit Ionic or Versa for playback.

WATCH: Download Spotify Music to Fitbit for Offline Playback

Verdict: What you can't do with Spotify on Fitbit

Like with other versions of the Spotify app, available on the Apple Watch, Wear OS and more, there still exist some obvious limitations to what the app can do.

1. No offline playback

With the Spotify app on Fitbit, you are not allowed to listen to Spotify music while you're away from your phone – meaning that Spotify music cannot be played on the watch alone. Meanwhile, your paired phone or tablet must remain nearby in Bluetooth range of your watch, with the Fitbit app running in the background and connected to the internet.

2. Subscription limitation

Unlike Spotify support on the other devices, you will need a Premium account for the playback of Spotify music on Fitbit with the help of the features in the Fitbit version of the app. If you are a Spotify member with a free account, you won't be able to link your account after installing the app on Fitbit.

However, once you have TunesKit Spotify Music Converter installed, you're able to make use of its power, such as downloading the offline Spotify music, playing Spotify music without the phone or listening to Spotify music on Fitbit offline. No matter you desire to download Spotify playlist to Fitbit versa for offline listening or only listen to Spotify music on Fitbit with Free subscription, everything is easy with TunesKit.

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