Group Session

For: Premium on mobile and tablet

Note: Group Session is in Beta, which means it’s being tested and features could change.

Listen together, in real time. In a group session, everyone invited can control what plays.

  1. Open Spotify and play something.
  2. Tap Connect device icon at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap START SESSION under Start a Group Session.
  4. Tap INVITE FRIENDS. Here you can:
    • Share with any social or messaging app listed
    • Choose Copy Link to send your own way
    • Show them a Spotify code which they can scan to join

Invited listeners can choose to:

  • Listen on their own device
  • Listen on your device (and control it from their device)

Leave or end a group session

Tap LEAVE SESSION under Group Session.

If you started the group session, tap END SESSION.

Group session on speaker

Let friends join your session and control what plays on speaker.

Start a 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.

Invite friends on speaker

To add friends to the session:

  1. Tap Listening on.
  2. Tap Invite. Here you can:
    • Share with any social or messaging app listed
    • Choose Copy Link to send your own way
    • Show them a Spotify code which they can scan to join

Tip: Friends in the same WiFi network can join the speaker directly.

Join a session on speaker

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

  1. Tap Connect device icon at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Select the speaker your friend is playing on.
  3. Tap Join session.

Remove friends from speaker

To remove someone from the session:

  1. Tap Listening on.
  2. Under Participants, tap Horizontal 3 dots icon  next to their name.
  3. Tap Remove from session.

Leave session on speaker

Tap the Now Playing bar and select a different device to play on.

Allow or disable session on speaker

  1. Tap Connect device icon and select the speaker.
  2. Switch group session on Toggle on icon, or off Toggle off icon.

Last updated: 10 May, 2022

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