How to Connect Spotify to Alexa: A Step-by-Step Guide

Connecting Spotify to Alexa is a breeze and brings a world of music right to your fingertips, or rather, your voice commands. In less than a few minutes, you can have your favorite tunes playing throughout your home on any Alexa-enabled device. Let’s dive into how to make this musical magic happen.

Step by Step Tutorial: Connecting Spotify to Alexa

First things first, you’re about to embark on a journey that ends with you telling Alexa to play your favorite Spotify jams. The steps below will guide you through the process of linking your Spotify account to your Alexa device.

Step 1: Open the Alexa App

Open the Alexa app on your mobile device.

Once you’ve opened the Alexa app, make sure you’re logged in to your Amazon account. If you’re not, go ahead and sign in now. You’ll need to be logged in to connect Spotify to Alexa.

Step 2: Tap on ‘More’ and Select ‘Settings’

Click on the ‘More’ option in the bottom right and select ‘Settings’.

The ‘More’ menu is where you’ll find a bunch of other cool settings and features for your Alexa device, but for now, let’s stay focused on getting Spotify connected.

Step 3: Select ‘Music & Podcasts’

Find and select ‘Music & Podcasts’ within the settings menu.

In ‘Music & Podcasts,’ you’ll see a list of different music services that can be linked to Alexa. We’re looking for Spotify, so keep your eyes peeled for that green logo.

Step 4: Tap on ‘Link New Service’

Choose ‘Link New Service’ and then select Spotify.

This is where the magic starts to happen. By linking a new service, you’re telling Alexa that you’ve got some new tunes for her to play.

Step 5: Log In to Your Spotify Account

Enter your Spotify login details and agree to the terms to connect your account.

If you don’t remember your Spotify login info, now’s the time to hit that ‘Forgot your password?’ link. You’ll need access to your Spotify account to complete the connection.

Once you’ve completed these steps, you’ll be able to ask Alexa to play music from your Spotify account. Just say, “Alexa, play [song/artist] on Spotify,” and you’ll be jamming out in no time!

Tips for Connecting Spotify to Alexa

  • Ensure your Alexa device is connected to Wi-Fi before attempting to link Spotify.
  • Update the Alexa app to the latest version for a smoother setup process.
  • If you have multiple Alexa devices, specify which one you want to play Spotify on, or set a default device in the app.
  • Double-check that your Spotify account is active and that you have the correct login credentials.
  • Remember, you can unlink Spotify from Alexa at any time by revisiting the ‘Music & Podcasts’ settings.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Spotify Free with Alexa?

Yes, Spotify Free users can also link their account to Alexa for music playback with occasional ads.

What if Alexa won’t play Spotify?

Ensure that Spotify is set as the default music service in the Alexa app, or specify that you want to play from Spotify in your voice command.

Can multiple users connect their Spotify accounts to the same Alexa device?

Yes, each user can link their own Spotify account through their Amazon profile on the Alexa device.

How do I set Spotify as my default music service on Alexa?

In the ‘Music & Podcasts’ settings, choose Spotify and select ‘Default Services’ to set it as your primary music player.

Can I play Spotify on all my Alexa devices at once?

Spotify currently does not support streaming to multiple devices simultaneously through Alexa. However, you can control individual devices with your voice commands.


  1. Open the Alexa app
  2. Navigate to ‘More’ and ‘Settings’
  3. Select ‘Music & Podcasts’
  4. Choose ‘Link New Service’ and pick Spotify
  5. Log in to your Spotify account


Mastering the art of connecting Spotify to Alexa is like hitting the jackpot for music lovers. With the power to summon any song or playlist with a simple voice command, your home just got a lot more musical. Remember to follow each step carefully, add some patience, and maybe do a little dance when everything is set up because you deserve it. And if you run into any trouble, revisit the tips and FAQs for a helping hand. Enjoy your newfound musical freedom, and don’t forget to ask Alexa to play your victory song. Now that you know how to connect Spotify to Alexa, the only question left is, what’s the first song you’re going to blast?

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