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How to Listen to Music in your Car with Spotify

Listening to music while traveling gives an awesome feeling. Most of you love to listen to songs while driving either it’s a local route or long trips. However, playing songs in a car isn’t easy, you can’t play music as you do at your home. At home, you can search and play tracks of your choice as well as change them when you want, but in a car, this could be a little complicated and unsafe. Spotify also has a lot of features that make listening to music in the car easy. Here is how to listen to music in your car with Spotify.

How to Listen to Music in your Car with Spotify

Using the inbuilt Spotify app

Many cars come with a pre-installed Spotify app in their media system. Some of them are Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, Tesla, Mini Cooper, Ford Mustang, and BMW. There are various other models that support it; you can check it on  If you’ve also got your car with Spotify, you can directly play songs through it. But if you don’t have it, no worries you have plenty of ways to play songs in your car. Some of them are listed below.

How to play Spotify in a car using Bluetooth

Nowadays, almost all car models have Bluetooth compatibility. You can use your car’s Bluetooth to play Spotify in your car. It is also the most convenient method to connect the device with the car. You’ll have to pair your device (smartphone or tablet) that has Spotify with the car’s stereo; it hardly takes two minutes. The method is similar as you used to connect to other Bluetooth enabled device.

  1. Turn on your car’s Bluetooth and your smartphone or tablet.
  2. Now, go into the Bluetooth settings on your smartphone and tap on the car’s Bluetooth.
  3. Then go with the step-by-step instructions displayed on the screen to complete pairing.
  4. Once you pair your device with your vehicle, you can start playing Spotify music on your car.
  5. Now, open ‘Spotify.’
  6. And play the music you want to listen to.

The sound will now come from your car’s speakers, and you’ll see Car view on the screen that has larger and driver-friendly buttons. You can easily search and change the track by using it. If you want to disable the Car view, follow these steps.

  1. Touch on ‘Your Library’ option.
  2. Then select ‘Settings.’
  3. Disable the Car view from the Car section.

How to play Spotify in a car using AUX or USB cable

This is the easiest way to connect your device to your vehicle and play Spotify music, just plug and play. Most car’s stereo has an AUX-IN or USB port, you can check in yours. If you’ve also in your car’s music system, then you just need a correct cable. Once you got the right (check manufacturer’s instructions to find which cable you should use) cable, connect your smartphone or tablet with your car’s stream through the cable. If you have done this correctly, you can start playing Spotify music in your car.

Tip: There are two more ways to listen to music in your car with Spotify- Android Auto & Apple CarPlay. But, this feature is only accessible in some car radios, if your car’s stereo also supports this you can use it and enjoy the royal treatment of controlling and using Spotify.

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