How to Connect Spotify to Your Discord Account

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Discord is a group-chatting app that originally targeted gamers but has evolved into a general use platform for various other communities. The app comes with many functionalities, including the ability to stream music from Spotify and show people what you’re listening too.

What’s more, you can even create a listening event and invite your friends. Here we show how you can connect Spotify to your Discord account on Android and desktop.

How to Connect Spotify to Discord on Android

Showing off your music taste on Discord for Android is super easy. You just have to connect your account to Spotify following these easy steps. Note that you have to have a Spotify Premium account for the setup to really work properly.

1. Open the Discord app on your Android device.

2. Swipe from the right part of the display to reveal your channels and direct messages, then tap on your profile picture in the bottom-right corner of the display.

Connect Spotify To Discord Android Profile Picture

3. Under “User Settings,” tap on Connections.

Connect Spotify To Discord Android Connections

4. Tap on the “Add” button in the upper-right corner to add a new connection to your account.

Connect Spotify To Discord Add New Connection

5. Select the Spotify option from the list that appears.

Connect Spotify To Discord Android Connect Your Accounts

6. A new window will open to allow you to log in to your Spotify account. You’ll also have to give Discord permission to connect.

7. Once you do that, your Spotify username will appear in Discord. From here, you can toggle on the “Display on profile” option, which is disabled by default.

Connect Spotify To Discord Android Display On Profile

8. There’s one more thing you need to do to ensure the setup works. Open your Spotify app on your device and tap on the gear icon in the upper-right corner.

Connect Spotify To Discord Android Spotify Settings

9. Scroll down until you find the Playback section and toggle on the “Device broadcast status” option. This will allow Discord to see what you’re listening to.

Connect Spotify To Discord Android Spotify Device Broadcast Status

10. Return to Discord. Now people on the Discord servers you’ve joined will be able to see what you’re listening to. If they get curious, they can use the “Play on Spotify” button to quickly give it a listen as well.

Connect Spotify To Discord Android Play On Spotify

How to Connect Spotify to Discord on PC

If you prefer to use Discord on your PC, that’s fine – you can as easily connect it with Spotify. The steps vary a little bit here, but it’s nothing too complicated.

1. Open the Discord desktop client on your PC.

2. Click on the gear icon located in the left lower side of the display.

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop Settings

3. From “User Settings,” select “Connections.”

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop Connections

4. Select Spotify from the options that appear.

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop Add New Connection

5. Allow Discord to view your Spotify account data by pressing the green Agree button.

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop Grant Permission Connection

6. That’s it, your Spotify account should appear in Discord.

7. The option to “Display Spotify as your status” is automatically toggled on, but you can go ahead and enable the “Display on profile” one too.

8. Like on mobile, your squad (or other people on the server) will be able to see whenever you’re listening to something on Spotify. The “Play on Spotify” button is still available here. However, with Discord for desktop, you can also create a listening party.

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop View Music Activity

9. Pick a discord sever and check to see if you can spot a green play icon on top of the plus button in the bottom chat box. If you can, then you are good to go.

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop Start Listening Party

10. Click on the plus button and select the “Invite #room to Listen to Spotify” option.

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop Invite People To Listen

11. You can add a message to encourage people to join your party, then click on “Send invite.”

Connect Spotify To Discord Desktop Send Invite Listening Party

12. Wait for the others to join you to start chatting and listening together.

Now that you know how to link Spotify to Discord, perhaps you’d like to learn a few more tricks for a superior chat experience. For instance, you can get up to speed on how to add bots to your Discord server or read about how to set up screen sharing on the chat app.

Alexandra Arici Alexandra Arici

Alexandra is passionate about mobile tech and can be often found fiddling with a smartphone from some obscure company. She kick-started her career in tech journalism in 2013, after working a few years as a middle-school teacher. Constantly driven by curiosity, Alexandra likes to know how things work and to share that knowledge with everyone.

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