Google Home

Voice control your favorite music with Spotify on Google Home.

Get started

First, you need to link your Spotify account to Google Home:

  1. Open the Google Home app.
  2. Tap Account in the bottom-right.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Under Services, tap Music.
  5. Select Spotify and tap Link Account, then Log in to Spotify.
    Note: If you don’t already have a Spotify account, you can create one at this point. Afterwards, you’ll need to start the account link process from the beginning.

Voice commands

Once you’ve linked your Spotify account to Google Home, you can ask it to play your favorite music

Just say, "OK Google", then...

  • “Play my Discover Weekly on Spotify”.
  • “Turn up the volume on Spotify”.
  • “Play some rock music on Spotify”.
  • “Pause this song on Spotify”.
  • Check out more voice commands on the Google Home support site.

Tip: You can also control the Spotify app on your Android with Google Assistant.

FAQ

Nope! You can make Spotify the default player on your Google home so you don’t have to specify “on Spotify”. Google Home gives you the option to do this when you ask it to play music, simply say “yes” to agree.

You can also make Spotify the default player manually:

  1. In the Google Home app, tap Account in the bottom-right.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Music under services.
  4. Select Spotify to set it as the default music player for your Google home.

To listen on another Spotify account, you first need to unlink the current Spotify account from your Google Home with these steps:

  1. In the Google Home app, tap Account in the bottom-right.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Music under services.
  4. Tap UNLINK.

Need help?

For help setting up and troubleshooting, check out the Google Home support site.

Check out other articles on our support site for help with your Spotify account, subscriptionor if you can’t play music.

Last updated: 21 August, 2019