Enjoy Spotify on Roku
Last month Spotify returned back to Roku. Users can now activate Spotify on Roku where you can listen to your favorite music without any intrusions. Browse through all the recommended content by Spotify com on your Roku player.
Find, manage and share over 40M songs absolutely free with this amazing service. Upgrade to Spotify Premium and get some exclusive features along with it. The upgraded Spotify app offers ad-free listening as well as improved sound quality. Launch and navigate through the channel with the help of your Roku remote. Alternatively, you can also use Spotify Connect that helps you control the Roku through your PC, laptop, mobile phone and tablet.
Roku TVs with Spotify
Those who are owners of the Roku TV, can expect double the entertainment with the wireless speakers unique to the Roku TV. These devices help you stream powerful, premium audio and stand out as perfect companions to Spotify. The basic OS version requirement to stream Spotify on Roku TV is 8.2. Perform the CHECK NOW process by going to the SETTINGS menu first. From here, go to SYSTEM and then choose SYSTEM UPDATE. This procedure should manually update your Roku TV’s OS to the current version. Most of the Roku models today are equipped with the latest OS.
To control and manage your music effortlessly, get Spotify Connect. Originally launched sometime in 2013, the app is compatible with all internet-enabled devices such as the tablet and the phone. With zillions of songs built into the app, users can look forward to several methods that let you listen to the music through the stereo via your phone. There are also other features such as the Google Cast, Air Play from Apple, and the Bluetooth.
Features of Spotify Connect
Spotify uses high-quality Wi-Fi connectivity that provides uninterrupted streaming. It comes with a much wider range and also, eventually, sounds better. There are also standalone Spotify Connect Systems in the market. With this app, the moment you press PLAY, it will turn the device on automatically and will even set the volume to the desired levels.
As the Spotify app plays music directly without draining your phone, it sets up a connection between the internet and hi-fi first. This is a feature unavailable with either AirPlay or Bluetooth.
It is only Spotify Connect that uses the Spotify app to stream its music effortlessly, while other competitors end up using several cloud services and localized files. The app also comes with interoperability on several systems besides the Roku.
Requirements for the Spotify Login
For Spotify Connect to work, the primary thing you need is a Spotify Premium subscription. The service is not available on the brand’s free tier.
Besides the above, you will also require a laptop, phone or tablet that already has the Spotify app loaded on to it
Finally, without having to say it, you need a strong network or Wi-Fi connection to stream the content
Streaming Spotify on Roku with mirroring
- Open the Spotify app on your computer
- Then on the Roku, select MIRRORING from under SYSTEM
- Once again on your computer, you must choose CONNECT TO A WIRELESS DISPLAY
- This should stream all Spotify Music into the Roku