How to Connect Spotify and Apple Music to Alexa

Do you want to listen to music on your Alexa enabled device? When it comes to streaming your favorite artists, there are many services that are compatible with Amazon’s personal assistant. In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect Spotify and Apple Music to Alexa.

How to Connect Spotify to Amazon Alexa

Spotify is one of the world’s most popular music streaming services. You can link Spotify to your Alexa-enabled device using a free or premium Spotify account.

To link Spotify to your Alexa-enabled device:

1. Launch the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet.

2. In the upper left corner, press the “Menu” button.

3. Select “Settings -> Music”.

You can add music streaming services to your Alexa-enabled device, through the Amazon app.

4. Tap “Link new service”.

By default, Alexa will use Amazon Music for all of your music related queries and tasks. By default, Alexa will use Amazon Music for all of your music related queries and tasks.

5. Select “Spotify”.

6. When prompted, tap “Activate to use”.

7. Log into your Spotify account.

8. Read the disclaimer and, if acceptable, tap “I agree”.

9. In the upper right corner, press the “X” to close this window.

Unless you instruct you otherwise, your Alexa-enabled device will use Amazon Music to perform all music-related tasks. However, if you name Spotify as the default music service, Alexa will default to Spotify unless you specifically mention another music service.

To use Spotify as the default music service:

1. Launch the Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet.

2. In the upper left corner, select the “Menu” icon.

3. Go to “Music -> Default services”.

4. In the “Default Music Library” section, tap “Spotify”.

Alexa will now use Spotify for all your music related tasks and queries.

Enjoy Spotify on your Amazon speaker

You can interact with Spotify using voice commands. If you have a song, artist, or album in mind, you can launch Spotify using commands such as “Alexa, play the track / artist / album.However, if you want to mix up and potentially discover a new song, try one of the following solutions:

  • Alexa, play rock music.
  • Alexa, play discover every week.
  • Alexa, play my daily mix.
  • Alexa, play exit radar.

You can also stream music through the Spotify app. The Spotify app lets you see all available Alexa-enabled devices and specify the device you want to stream your Spotify content to. This is perfect if you have multiple Alexa enabled devices within earshot!

To stream through the Spotify app:

1. Launch the Spotify mobile app.

2. Select the song you want to play.

3. Paste the “Available devices” bar that appears at the bottom of the screen.

Select a song you want to listen to and a "Available devices" The bar should appear at the bottom of the screen.Select a song you want to listen to and a "Available devices" The bar should appear at the bottom of the screen.

4. In the lower left corner of the screen, tap the “Available devices” icon.

In the lower left corner, tap the small "Available devices" icon.In the lower left corner, tap the small "Available devices" icon.

5. You should now see a list of all your Alexa enabled devices; tap the device you want to stream to.

The Alexa-enabled device of your choice will now begin playing your Spotify content. When you stream music through the Spotify app, you can also control the stream using the mobile app. This includes skipping tracks, pausing the current song, and selecting a new song.

Connect Apple Music to your Amazon Echo

To pair Apple Music with your Alexa-enabled device, you will need to purchase an Apple Music subscription, although at the time of writing there was a free trial available.

Once you’ve signed up for an Apple Music account:

1. Launch the Amazon Alexa app on your mobile device.

2. Tap the “Menu” icon in the upper left corner.

3. Select “Settings -> Music -> Link new service”.

4. Tap “Apple Music -> Turn on to use”.

5. When prompted, enter your Apple ID and password.

When prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.When prompted, sign in with your Apple ID.

6. Tap “Allow access”.

Apple Music is now linked to your Alexa enabled device! If you want to use Apple Music as your default music library, then:

1. Launch the Alexa app on your smartphone or tablet.

2. In the upper left corner, tap the “Menu” icon.

3. Go to “Music -> Default services”.

4. In the “Default Music Library” section, tap “Apple Music”.

On the "Default services" screen, you can designate non-Amazon services as the default music library.On the "Default services" screen, you can designate non-Amazon services as the default music library.

Alexa will now use Apple Music as the default music service, and you can stream any of Apple Music’s 60 million songs using voice command: “Alexa, play (song / artist / album).

Now that you know how to connect Spotify and Apple Music to Alexa, you can also connect Kindle and listen to audiobooks on your Echo.

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