How to Connect Spotify to Alexa? 6 Simple Steps

The world of technological advancements has seen some mind-boggling inventions that have changed our lives. Among them is Amazon’s Echo Dot speaker, which transforms your everyday life with its AI Assistance feature. While it serves as a device for automating daily chores at home, it can also serve as the ultimate music player when connected to Spotify.

This article will explain how to connect Spotify to Alexa to help you stay connected with the latest hits with a simple voice command. Take the driver’s seat with Alexa’s playback controls and high-quality streaming to turn your regular audio session into an orchestra!

Quick Answer: Open the Alexa app on your phone. Go to its Settings by tapping More. Click the Music &Podcasts button to open the Link New Service setting and add Spotify.

To connect Spotify with Alexa, open the Alexa app and go to More > Settings > Music & Podcasts > Link New Service > Spotify. 

How to connect spotify to alexa?

Can Alexa Play Spotify?

Spotify can be integrated with Alexa using Echo Dot Speakers. Whether you want to enjoy music by yourself, or play it for your kids or pets, Spotify has got you covered. You don’t need a premium subscription, as free accounts are just as easy to connect. All you need is your Smartphone or tablet, a stable internet connection, and the Alexa app available on both the Play Store and the App Store. 

Eligible Devices For Running Spotify With Alexa

  • Amazon FireTV cube
  • Amazon Echo Dot
  • Amazon Echo
  • Sonos Players
  • Amazon Echo Spot
  • Amazon Echo Show
  • Amazon Tap

How to Connect Spotify to Alexa?

Connecting Spotify with Alexa is like a piece of cake. Follow these six steps to link Spotify with Alexa:

  1. Launch the Alexa app on your phone and click on More at the bottom-right of your screen.
  2. Click on the Settings option by scrolling down the page.
  3. Click on Music and Podcasts on the settings page
  4. Click on Link New Service on the Music and Podcasts page.  
  5.  Click on the Spotify option and press Enable to Use to be redirected to Spotify’s webpage.
  6.  Log in with your username and password and select Agree to link your account with Alexa. 

Go to More > Settings>Music & Podcasts to disconnect Spotify from your Alexa devices. From there, touch the Spotify icon and choose “Disable Skill.” This operation will delete Spotify from your Alexa devices, allowing you to discontinue the service smoothly.

How to disable spotify on alexa

How to Set Spotify as Default Player on Alexa?

Fortunately, Alexa allows you to choose Spotify as its default music player, allowing Echo Dot to connect and play your music directly. Here’s how you can set Spotify as your default music player:

  1.  Launch the Alexa app and navigate to More, followed by Settings
  2.  Open the Music & Podcasts setting and open Your Default Services
  3.  Click the default music service (i.e., Amazon Music).
  4.  Select “Spotify” from available music services.
  5.  Click Confirm to set Spotify as your default music player for Alexa.
How to set spotify as default on alexa

Can I Integrate Multiple Spotify Accounts on Alexa?

Alexa allows multiple Spotify accounts to be connected simultaneously. This way, all your family members can easily control the Echo Dot Speaker to play their favorite song whenever they like. You’d need to open Amazon Household and log into multiple Amazon accounts to do this. Then, you need to make a Switch Profiles request for Alexa to change the account. 

How to Use Spotify With Alexa

Once you’ve linked both Spotify and Alexa, your voice can easily control your listening experience. With these simple commands, you can choose and play any song or podcast.

For Choosing Your Song

  • Alexa, play ‘Believer’ by Imagine Dragons on Spotify.
  • Alexa, play some ’80s Hits’ on Spotify.
  • Alexa, repeat ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’.
  • Alexa, what song is currently playing?
  • Alexa, shuffle my ‘Relaxing Jazz’ Spotify playlist.
  • Alexa, pause ‘Sweet Child of Mine’.
  • Alexa, resume ‘Thriller’ by Michael Jackson.
  • Alexa, skip ‘November Rain’.
  • Alexa, go back to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’.

For Playing The Song

  • Alexa, play the next song.
  • Alexa, take a break.
  • Alexa, go back to work.
  • What tune is this, Alexa?
  • Alexa, please raise the volume.
  • Alexa, please lower the volume.  

For Playing Podcasts

  • Play ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ podcast on Spotify and Alexa.
  • Put ‘Serial’ on Spotify and Alexa.
  • Alexa, resume the Spotify podcast ‘The Daily.’
  • Alexa, what podcast is playing?

FAQs-Frequently Asked Questions


Connect your Spotify account with Alexa and say, “Alexa, play my playlist.” 

You might not have updated the Spotify or Alexa app, or your internet connection isn’t stable.

You can use a free Spotify account with Alexa. However, you will hear ads while playing the music.

You can use multiple Spotify accounts and Switch Profiles features to change them. 

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