Group session on speaker

For: Premium on mobile and tablet. This feature works with smart speakers and most Bluetooth speakers.

Friends who join a session can control what plays on a speaker.

Start a group session on speaker

Note: Make sure your device and the speaker are on the same WiFi network.

  1. Open Spotify and play something.
  2. Tap Connect device icon and choose the device you want to play on.

Now multiple people can join and control this speaker.

Join a group session on speaker

Participants can control what’s playing on the speaker. They can also invite and remove friends.

If you are on the same WiFi network, you can join the session without invitation.

  1. Tap Connect device icon and select the speaker your friend is playing on.
  2. Tap Join session.
    Note: If you choose Take over speaker, everyone else will be removed and their queue will be lost.

If you aren’t on the same WiFi network, the host or another participant can send you a QR code or a link with an invitation. Scan the QR code or use the link to join the session.

Add or remove friends from a group session on speaker

To add someone to the session:

  1. Tap the current device you’re listening on.
  2. Tap the arrow/avatar next to it.
    Note: Make sure the group session on speaker is on Toggle on icon.
  3. Tap Invite.
    Here you can share a QR code they can scan to join, or tap Share as link to send your own way.

Tip: Friends in the same WiFi network can join the session without invitation.

To remove someone from the session:

  1. Tap the current device you’re listening on.
  2. Tap the arrow/avatar next to it.
  3. Tap Remove all participants. Or, tap Horizontal 3 dots icon next to the participant and tap Remove from session.

Leave a group session on speaker

  1. Tap the current device you’re listening on.
  2. Select a different device to play on in the available devices list.
    Note: If a host leaves, it’ll end the session for everyone.

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