How To use Spotify on PlayStation®, Xbox and Discord In September 2022 [Guide]

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How To use Spotify on PlayStation®, Xbox and Discord In September 2022 [Guide]

To delight video game enthusiasts, the Spotify music streaming application ( Android – Windows ) is now available on PlayStation ® , Xbox and on Discord. It is thus possible to use your game console or PC to listen to music while playing or chatting with loved ones. If you want to learn more, follow the guide!

The Spotify app is compatible with PlayStation®5 , PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 consoles . PS4™ and PS5™ owners can also listen to music while playing certain games.

How To use Spotify on PlayStation®, Xbox and Discord

Installing Spotify on PlayStation®4

  1. Go to the PlayStation Store accessible from your console.
  2. Search for the Spotify app then download it.
  3. Upon opening the app, log in with your Spotify credentials . Otherwise, choose ” Register ” to create your personal account.
  4. Select ” Link Accounts “.

Listen to Spotify songs while playing PlayStation®4

  1. Once the application is installed and your Spotify account is linked, press and hold the PS button on your controller to access the quick menu .
  2. In the menu that appears, select ” Music ” then ” Spotify “.
  3. Once playback has started, it is possible to switch from one song to another, adjust the volume, pause, etc.

Please note that this feature is not available with PlayStation Now or the Remote Play feature.

Installing Spotify on PlayStation®5

  1. Click ” All Apps ” from your console’s media portal .
  2. Then search for ” Spotify ” and click ” Download “.
  3. Upon opening the app, log in with your Spotify credentials . Otherwise, choose ” Register ” to create your personal account.
  4. Select ” Link Accounts “.

Listen to Spotify songs while playing PlayStation®5

  1. Once the app is installed and your Spotify account is linked, press the PS button on your controller to access the control center .
  2. In the menu that is displayed, select ” Music ” then start listening to the title of your choice.
  3. Press the PS button again to return to the game screen.

Unlink a Spotify account from PlayStation® Network

If you no longer wish to associate your Spotify account with the Playstation Network, open the application on the console then enter your personal account (accessible at the top right of the screen). From the menu that appears, click on “ Disconnect ”.

How to use Spotify on Xbox?

The Spotify app is currently compatible with Xbox Series X , Xbox Series S , and Xbox One consoles .

Installing Spotify on Xbox

  1. From your console, navigate to the Microsoft Store .
  2. Search for the Spotify app then download it.
  3. Open the app and sign in with your Spotify credentials .
  4. If you wish, it is also possible to connect using Spotify Connect or by clicking on ” Connect with a pin code ” (the pin code in question will be communicated to you when accessing the Spotify Pair site from another device).

Listen to Spotify songs while playing Xbox

In some cases, it’s possible to mute a game’s music to listen to Spotify tracks instead.

  1. During a game, join the Xbox guide by pressing the Xbox button on your controller.
  2. Choose Spotify from the menu that appears and select the song or playlist of your choice.
  3. Once playback has started, it becomes possible to switch from one song to another, adjust the volume, pause, etc.
  4. You can also use Spotify Connect to convert your smartphone into a remote control and control music remotely.

How to use Spotify on Discord?

Discord is an instant messaging platform available on Windows , Android, Linux, web browser etc. This notably brings together a large community of video game enthusiasts. By connecting their Spotify account to Discord, users can share and play music simultaneously.

Use Spotify on Discord

Here’s how to view the songs you’re listening to in real time on your Discord profile:

  1. From a computer, download the Discord application and then open it.
  2. In the left menu of the application, click on the ” Settings ” icon then on ” Connections ” and choose ” Spotify “.
  3. Enter your Spotify credentials on the new page that appears or register if you haven’t already.
  4. Finally, confirm by clicking the ” OK ” button.

Listen to Spotify tracks simultaneously with other Discord users

The Simultaneous Listening feature allows listening to the same music with other Spotify users connected to Discord. This must be initiated by a Spotify Premium subscriber who can pass it on to users of the free version.

Please note that it is not possible to combine a voice chat with the simultaneous listening feature (use of chat recommended).

  1. Open the Discord app from your computer.
  2. From your Friends list , available on the right, select a person who listens to Spotify.
  3. Finally, click on the ” simultaneous listening ” icon to start playback.

How to unlink a Spotify account from Discord?

  1. Open the Discord app on a computer and click ” Connections ” in the left menu.
  2. Then select ” Spotify “.
  3. Click on the ” X ” button, at the top left of the green box, then on ” Disconnect “.

To find out how to connect Spotify to other devices , such as televisions, speakers or cars, do not hesitate to consult the dedicated tutorial below.

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