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Spotify and Garmin Smartwatches have teamed up to bring you the ultimate workout music experience.
Download music and podcasts straight to your Garmin Smartwatch and listen without an internet connection, or even your mobile!
Make sure you install the Garmin Connect IQ app, and your device and watch are connected to the same WiFi.
- Open the Connect IQ app on your mobile.
- Search for Spotify and tap Download.
- On your watch, scroll up to My Music and select Spotify. You’ll see pop-up message that asks you to check the Connect IQ app.
- In the Connect IQ app, you’re prompted to log in to Spotify and connect your accounts. Tap OKAY to confirm
- Open Spotify on your watch.
- Tap Your Library, then Add music & podcasts.
- Find Recently Played, Playlists, Made for you, Workout, and Podcasts.
- Tap Add to download.
Tip: Tap Update Downloads under Your Library to refresh your downloaded playlists and podcasts.
Connect your watch to your Bluetooth headphones to start listening! Control your music with play, pause, shuffle, skip, and volume controls.
- Tap Your Library, then Edit Downloads.
- Tap Remove by any downloaded playlist or podcast. Or, scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap Remove all.
- Tap Remove to confirm.
Spotify is currently available on the Garmin Fenix 5 Plus series, Forerunner 645 Music, the D2 Delta series, and the VivoActive 3 Music watch. We plan to roll out to more models in the future.
You can only play music and podcasts you’ve downloaded (see “Download music and podcasts” above for how to do this). It’s not possible to stream Spotify, even if you’re connected to the internet.
For more information, check out the Garmin support center.
Last updated: 17 September, 2019