Everything you need to know about Spotify Connect

Tout savoir sur Spotify Connect

With its 500 million users, Spotify is one of the leaders in music streaming . In addition to offering a vast catalog of titles to its users, the platform stands out for its functionalities. One of them deserves special attention: Spotify Connect. In this article we will detail how Spotify Connect works and what its benefits are.

What is Spotify Connect?

Spotify Connect is a feature that allows Spotify users to control the playback of their music on one or more devices , all seamlessly and without interruption. That is, it allows you to start playing a song on one device and then continue it on another without any interruption. In addition to being extremely easy to use, Spotify Connect allows you to stream over Wi-Fi directly from the Spotify app .

How does Spotify Connect work?

How Spotify Connect works is very easy to understand. Here's how it works:

  • Compatible devices :
    First, make sure you have Spotify Connect compatible devices. This could include your smartphone, tablet, computer, wireless speakers, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and more.
  • Connecting to the same Wi-Fi network :
    Then make sure all your devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. This allows Spotify to automatically detect and sync available devices.
  • Selecting the playback device :
    When you launch a song or playlist on Spotify, you'll see an "Available devices" or "Connect to a device" (depending on your language) option at the bottom of the screen. Symbolized by an icon, simply click on it to choose the device on which you wish to continue reading.

    Screenshot of Spotify showing the device connection icon
  • Uninterrupted playback :
    Once you select the playback device, the music will move seamlessly to that device, picking up exactly where you left off on the previous one.

Selecting the device in the Spotify mobile app

  • Remote control :
    You can also control playback remotely from the original device, adjusting the volume, skipping tracks, or pausing the music.

    The benefits of Spotify Connect

Now let’s explore its benefits:

  • Uninterrupted music
    One of the main benefits of Spotify Connect is music continuity. No more having to start playing a song from the beginning when you change devices. This makes the listening experience even more immersive.
  • Multi-device control
    You have full control over your music playback. You can manage playback from any of your connected devices, providing great flexibility.
  • No battery drain
    When using Spotify Connect, music streaming is supported by the playback device. In other words, your phone or computer only drains very slowly due to continuous streaming.
  • Wide variety of compatible devices
    Spotify Connect is compatible with a wide range of devices, from your phone to your smart TV to your speaker, offering great flexibility.
  • Voice control
    You can also control your music with voice commands if your devices or speakers are compatible
  • Remote control
    With Spotify Connect, you no longer need to be wired to your device. You are free to broadcast in any room of your choice and without distance constraints. Provided you have a quality Wi-Fi connection.
  • Multi-user control of the same device
    To make life easier for its users, Spotify Connect offers the ability to control and stream music from different phones on a single device.

How to activate Spotify Connect?

Enabling Spotify Connect is simple. Make sure your Spotify app is updated to the latest version of the app, then follow these steps:

  • Open Spotify on the device you want to use as a source.
  • Select the song or playlist you want to listen to.
  • Tap “Available devices” or “Connect to a device”.
  • Choose the device you want to play the music on.

And There you go ! Your music will now play continuously on the device of your choice.

Are Octavio products compatible with Spotify Connect?

The Octavio Maestro connected speaker (as well as all products such as the Octavio Stream network player and the Octavio Amp connected amplifier) ​​are compatible with Spotify Connect.


To conclude, Spotify Connect is a feature that greatly improves your listening experience at home. With the ability to control music on different devices seamlessly and the flexibility offered, it is a must-have option for music lovers and fans. So, don't wait any longer, explore Spotify Connect with Octavio products.


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