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Spotify on Apple Watch

DJ from your wrist with Spotify on Apple Watch. 

  • Play, pause, and skip music and podcasts
  • Listen directly from your watch (Premium only)
  • Listen offline and without your phone (Premium only) 
  • Save your favorites
  • Control what plays on another device with Spotify Connect

Supported devices

  • iPhone running iOS 12 or above
  • Apple Watch on watchOS 6.0 or above

Get Spotify on Apple Watch

For Spotify to show on your Apple Watch, download and log in to the Spotify app on your iPhone. 

Note: Make sure you’ve paired your Apple Watch to your iPhone with Bluetooth. 

Download Spotify for iPhone

Not working?

Try Apple’s steps to install.

Listen directly from your watch

For: Premium 

To play online straight from your watch, you need: 

  • Apple Watch Series 3 or later
  • watchOS 6.0 or above (recommend 7.1 or above) 
  • A cellular or WiFi connection 

Tip: Make sure you’re running the latest version of Spotify on your iPhone.

Listen offline

For: Premium

Download music and podcasts to Apple Watch so you can listen without the internet. This means you can leave your phone at home and take Spotify with you. 

You can store around 10 hours worth of downloads on the Watch, or more if you have more storage on your Watch model.

Note: There’s a download limit of 50 tracks per playlist.

  1. On your phone, go to a playlist or podcast you want to download.
    Note: You can’t download individual songs, but you can put them in a playlist and download the playlist.
  2. Tap .
  3. Tap Download to Apple Watch .

Not seeing this feature?

Make sure your Spotify app and Apple Watch OS are up-to-date.

Last updated: 12 August, 2021

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