Connecting Spotify to a device with Google Cast

Google Cast lets you play or “cast” Spotify from your phone or tablet to a TV, speaker, or stereo.  

Note: If your TV, speaker, or stereo system doesn’t have Google Cast built-in, you can easily upgrade it with a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio.

Chromecast

Chromecast lets you cast Spotify to a TV using your phone or tablet as the remote. 

To get started 

  1. Insert your Chromecast into the HDMI port.
    Note: Make sure your Chromecast is configured using the Chromecast app on your phone or tablet.
  2. Start the Spotify app on the same WiFi network as your Chromecast.
  3. Play music.
  4. Tap the Now Playing bar at the bottom of the screen and select DEVICES AVAILABLE
  5. Select your Chromecast from the devices listed.

Chromecast Audio

Chromecast Audio lets you cast Spotify to a speaker or stereo system using your phone or tablet as the remote. 

To get started

  1. Insert your Chromecast Audio into a speaker’s 3.5mm or optical input port.
    Note: Make sure your Chromecast Audio is configured using the Chromecast Audio app on your phone or tablet. 
  2. Start the Spotify app on the same WiFi network as your Chromecast Audio.
  3. Play music.
  4. Tap the Now Playing bar at the bottom of the screen and select DEVICES AVAILABLE
  5. Select your Chromecast Audio from the devices listed.

Note: It’s not possible to play local files or use the Spotify web player with Google Cast. 

If you’re having issues using Spotify on your Chromecast or Chromecast Audio, check out our helpful troubleshooting guide.