Spotify listening via car radio – Here’s how

If you want to hear Spotify on the car radio, this is no problem. You use this Bluetooth or the auxiliary port. Read here how you connect Spotify on your phone to the car radio to listen to Spotify while driving. We also introduce you to the Auto mode by Spotify.

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Nowadays cars have usually an integrated navigation and multimedia device. Under certain circumstances there is the function to hear Spotify on the radio already integrated. Addiction to the Internet, whether that's the case with you. Otherwise, you can use it as a connection interface with the following options you your smartphone.

Info: Before you listen to Spotify on your car radio, you should have a flat rate Internet on mobile phones. Otherwise the whole is unnecessarily expensive in the long run. Then you can offer your smart phone connected to the car radio: Bluetooth, Aux, USB or FM transmitter.

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Spotify on the car radio: Connection via Aux

The most common connection option is the auxiliary input of the car radio. Place one AUX cable *Spotify listening via car radio - Here's how into your phone, and the other end into the input of the radio. Now Spotify can as usual started with the app and be operated with the smartphone. The sound is reproduced by the radio.

With such an AUX cable connects it your smartphone to the car radio. With such an AUX cable connects it your smartphone to the car radio. Source: Amazon*

Spotify on the car radio with USB cable

Newer cars have radios that are equipped with a USB port, or ports are integrated into the dashboard. Then the connection works even easier, because you usually USB cable *Spotify listening via car radio - Here's how has at home. One end comes into the smartphone and the other into the USB port. You can use it as a connection cable about your charging cable.

A car radio with USB port. Source: Amazon A car radio with USB port. Source: Amazon*

If you have no radio or car with a USB port, you can watch such a radio buy for under 30 euros.

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Spotifiy via Bluetooth to the car radio

You can share your phone and connect wirelessly to the car stereo via Bluetooth namely:

  1. Checks if your car stereo Bluetooth support and whether Bluetooth is enabled on your smartphone.
  2. If this is the case, one finds among the Bluetooth devices in range his car.
  3. Usually a PIN is needed to establish the connection. This is usually displayed on the radio screen.
  4. If both devices are connected, the control as usual via the app.

In many cases, Spotify, after the smartphone is connected to the radio, be controlled via the normal buttons on the radio or the radio buttons on the steering wheel.

FM transmitter for car radio connection with Spotify

If these options are all does not work, there is still the, the smart phone with an FM transmitter *Spotify listening via car radio - Here's how to connect, which then makes contact with the car radio. Some transmitter models can be mounted on the dashboard, steering wheel or directly to the cigarette lighter connector.

With an FM transmitter her your cell phone can also connect to the car radio. With an FM transmitter her your cell phone can also connect to the car radio.*

FM transmitter for car buy | Amazon Bestsellers*

Spotify: Auto mode

Update: Apparently Spotify has the beta testers Auto mode removed. Apparently, the feedback was not as good as hoped.

  • According to a Reddit user Spotify is currently testing an auto mode for less distraction while driving (driving mode).
  • A small car button at the bottom left, you can activate it.
  • In the middle below a microphone icon for voice input is then displayed.
Here you will start the auto mode of Spotify. Source: Reddit users Chris54721Here you will start the auto mode of Spotify. Source: Reddit users Chris54721

However, there are still some bugs. If and when Spotifiy integrates the function of all, is not yet known to us.

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14.11.2017

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