3 Ways to play Spotify on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

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August 25, 2023

Playing Spotify on your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick is a breeze with two convenient methods. The first method involves installing the Spotify app directly on your device. Simply connect your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick to your TV and the internet, locate the Spotify app in the “Music & Audio” section of the app categories, and install it. Once installed, sign in to your Spotify account and start browsing through your playlists, albums, and tracks using the Fire TV remote or the Spotify app on your smartphone. Select your desired music, and it will begin playing on your TV.

The second method to play Spotify on your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick is through Alexa voice commands, but it does require a Spotify Premium subscription.

In addition to the two methods mentioned earlier, there is another alternative for playing Spotify music on Fire TV/TV Stick. You can download Spotify music and convert it to MP3 format. Once converted, you can use media player apps like Plex or VLC on your Fire TV/TV Stick to play the downloaded music files.

1. Play Spotify on Fire TV/Fire TV Stick with Spotify app

Spotify and Fire TV Stick make a great combination for enjoying your favorite music on your TV. Here’s how you can use Spotify on your Fire TV Stick:

  1. Ensure that your Fire TV Stick is connected to your TV and connected to the internet.
  2. On your Fire TV Stick home screen, navigate to the top menu and select the “Search” option.
  3. Use the on-screen keyboard to search for “Spotify” and select it from the search results.
  4. On the Spotify app page, select “Download” or “Get” to install the app on your Fire TV Stick.
  5. Once the installation is complete, go back to the Fire TV Stick home screen and scroll down to the “Your Apps & Channels” section.
  6. Find the Spotify app in the list and select it to launch the app.
  7. If you already have a Spotify account, sign in with your username and password. If not, you can create a new account directly within the app.
  8. Once you’re logged in, you can browse through your playlists, albums, and tracks using the Fire TV Stick remote or by using the Spotify app on your smartphone as a remote control.
  9. Select the music you want to play, and it will start playing on your TV through the Fire TV Stick.

2. Play Spotify on Fire TV/Fire TV Stick with Alexa

How to Link Spotify to Alexa?

  1. Download and open the Alexa app.
  2. Tap the menu in the top-left.
  3. Tap Settings, then Music & Podcasts.
  4. Select Spotify, then Link account to Alexa.
  5. Log in to your Spotify account.

How to Set Spotify as the default?

  1. In the Alexa app, tap the menu in the top-left.
  2. Tap Settings, then Music & Podcasts.
  3. Tap Choose default music services.
  4. Select Spotify and tap DONE.
  5. Now just ask Alexa to play something, e.g. “Alexa, play Discover Weekly”.

6 Ways To Fix Alexa Not Playing Spotify

Though Alexa is probably the most reliable product of its type, there is always the potential for something to go wrong. So we’re going to show you what to do if you can’t get your Alexa to play Spotify on command.

1. Restart your Fire TV/Fire TV Stick

Unplug the power adapter from the device or the outlet and wait for 10 seconds. Plug it back in to restart it.

2. Update Alexa and Spotify

Playback issue could happen if you’re not running the latest version of the Alexa app and Spotify app. So the next troubleshooting step is to check and update both apps on your mobile device.

If you’re using an iOS device, ensure you update to the latest iOS version and check App Store for any updates to the Alexa app. And if you’re using an Android device, check the Google Play Store to see if there are updates for the Amazon Alexa app and Spotify app.

Next, launch the Alexa app on your phone and check that Spotify is set as your default music service.

3. Unlink and Relink Spotify

Unlink Spotify and Alexa

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app.
  2. In the lower-right corner, tap More.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Scroll down and tap Music & Podcasts.
  5. Under Services, Tap Spotify.
  6. Tap Disable Skill.

4. Reset Your Fire TV/Fire TV Stick

  1. Open the Alexa app on your iPhone or Android, then go to Devices.
  2. Choose which Fire TV/Fire TV Stick you want to wipe clean.
  3. Scroll down and tap Factory Reset and then confirm your choice.

3. Play Spotify on Fire TV/Fire TV Stick with Plex or VLC

By downloading Spotify music and playing it through Plex or VLC on your Fire TV, you can enjoy your favorite tunes even without a direct Spotify app integration or Alexa.

How to play Spotify on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick with Plex?

Besides thousands of FREE movies and TV shows from filmmakers around the world and 250+ channels of free live programming, Plex also allows you to organize all your personal media—photos, music, movies, shows, even DVR-ed TV—and stream it to any device in a beautiful, simple interface. It is available on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.

  1. Use a reputable third-party Spotify music downloader tool to download and convert Spotify songs to MP3 format.
  2. Once you have the MP3 files, upload them to Plex.
  3. Install Plex or VLC on your Fire TV.
  4. Open the media player app and navigate to the location where you have stored the downloaded Spotify music files.
  5. Select the MP3 files you want to play and start enjoying your downloaded Spotify music on your Fire TV using Plex.

How to play Spotify on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick with VLC?

If you have a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, VLC for Fire makes an excellent external player. VLC for Fire plays most local video and audio files, as well as network streams (including adaptive streaming), DVD ISOs, like the desktop version of VLC. It has a media library for audio and video files, and allows to browse folders directly.

  1. Use a reputable third-party Spotify music downloader tool to download and convert Spotify songs to MP3 format.
  2. Once you have the MP3 files, transfer them to a USB drive or any other external storage device.
  3. Connect the USB drive or external storage device to your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick.
  4. Install VLC on your Fire TV or FireTV Stick.
  5. Open the media player app and navigate to the location where you have stored the downloaded Spotify music files (on the USB drive or external storage device).
  6. Select the MP3 files you want to play and start enjoying your downloaded Spotify music on your Fire TV using VLC.

Can I use these 2 players to play Spotify on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick? Yes, as long as you can download Spotify music to MP3, you can then play them on Fire TV and Fire TV Stick with Plex or VLC. All you need is Pazu Spotify Converter.

Pazu Spotify Converter. It is specially designed for both Spotify Free and Premium users to download all Spotify songs/playlists/albums for offline listening. It’s able to extract Spotify music and convert them to MP3, M4A, AIFF, WAV, FLAC and AAC. With Pazu Spotify Music Converter, you can easily enjoy any Spotify Premium feature within a free account forever. Now, let’s learn how to use Pazu Spotify Music Converter to download and convert Spotify songs with a free subscription from the following tutorial.

Key features of Pazu Spotify Converter:

  • Download Spotify songs, albums, playlists and podcast with either Spotify free or premium account.
  • Built-in Spotify web player, no Spotify app needed.
  • Download Spotify to MP3 in 320kbps.
  • Multiple output formats: MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF.
  • Keep all ID3 tags.
  • Rename Spotify songs with title, album, artist, etc.
  • Archive downloaded songs by album or artist.
  • Multilingual interface.

1. Run Pazu Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account with the built-in web player.

spotify converter

2. Choose output format

Click the gear icon on the top right corner. Here you can select output format (AUTO(M4A)/MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF), choose output audio quality, customize the output path, organize the output files in various ways, rename output files and more.

spotify song format

3. Select Spotify music

Use the integrated Spotify web player to search the songs, album, playlist or podcast you want to download. Click the Add to list button to load all songs in the album or playlist, uncheck the songs you don’t want to download if there are any.

drag&drop spotify songs

4. Download and Convert Spotify Songs to Local

To initiate the download of Spotify songs to your local computer, simply click on the “Convert” button.

Once the conversion process is completed, you can locate your downloaded Spotify songs as local files. You have two options to find them:

  1. Click on the “Folder” button below to open the designated output folder where the downloaded songs are stored.
  2. Alternatively, you can directly navigate to the output folder you previously customized during the setup process to access your downloaded Spotify songs.

Then upload the songs to Plex and play them on Fire TV/Fire TV stick.

Or upload the songs to your NAS and use VLC to stream from your NAS to Amazon Fire TV/Fire TV stick. Or transfer the songs to USB devices, then plug USB devices into Fire TV/Fire TV stick and play directly from that also.

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