How to Connect

How to Connect

There are several ways to begin using Spotify in your car.

There are several ways to begin using Spotify in your car.

Connect with

a Cable

You may be able to use an AUX or USB cable to connect your mobile device to your car.

Connect with a Cable

You may be able to use an AUX or USB cable to connect your mobile device to your car.

1. Prep

Ensure you have the correct type of cable. (You can check with your car’s manufacturer if you don’t know which type you need.)

2. Plug

Find the AUX or USB socket in your car and plug in the cable.

3. Play

Turn on your car and stereo, select the AUX input, then open Spotify and tap play.

1. Prep

Ensure you have the correct type of cable. (You can check with your car’s manufacturer if you don’t know which type you need.)

2. Plug

Find the AUX or USB socket in your car and plug in the cable.

3. Play

Turn on your car and stereo, select the AUX input, then open Spotify and tap play.

Learn how on our podcast.

Learn how on our podcast.

Connect via Bluetooth

Go wireless and play Spotify on Bluetooth supported car stereos.
Find out more about connecting with Bluetooth.

Connect via Bluetooth

Go wireless and play Spotify on Bluetooth supported car stereos. Find out more about connecting with Bluetooth.

1. Set

Go to “Settings” in your stereo to find the Bluetooth menu, then choose the option to pair your device.

2. Sync

Turn on Bluetooth in both your mobile device and your stereo.

3. Select

Select your car, enter the pairing code if needed (you will likely find this in your car’s user guide), then play Spotify.

1. Set

Go to “Settings” in your stereo to find the Bluetooth menu, then choose the option to pair your device.

2. Sync

Turn on Bluetooth in both your mobile device and your stereo.

3. Select

Select your car, enter the pairing code if needed (you will likely find this in your car’s user guide), then play Spotify.

Learn how on our podcast.

Learn how on our podcast.

Connect to Your

In-Car Dashboard

Your car may already be Spotify integrated like on GM cars, or you may have a dashboard that supports Spotify using Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. (Your car manual should have this information.)

Apple CarPlay

  • • Start your car and make sure Siri is on.
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  • • Plug your phone into the USB port or connect wirelessly (if supported).
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  • • On your iPhone, go to “Settings,” then “General,” then “CarPlay.” Then select your car.
  • • Start your car and make sure Siri is on.
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  • • Plug your phone into the USB port or connect wirelessly (if supported).
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  • • On your iPhone, go to “Settings,” then “General,” then “CarPlay.” Then select your car.

Android Auto

  • • Start your car.
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  • • Plug your phone into the USB port.
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  • • Play Spotify
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  • • Start your car.
  •  
  • • Plug your phone into the USB port.
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  • • Play Spotify
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Spotify Integrated

Many car media systems come with Spotify built into the stereo.

Many car media systems come with Spotify built into the stereo.

Connect to Your In-Car Dashboard

Your car may already be Spotify integrated like on GM cars, or you may have a dashboard that supports Spotify using Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. (Your car manual should have this information.)

Apple CarPlay

  • • Start your car and make sure Siri is on.
  •  
  • • Plug your phone into the USB port or connect wirelessly (if supported).
  •  
  • • On your iPhone, go to “Settings,” then “General,” then “CarPlay.” Then select your car.

Android Auto

  • • Start your car.
  •  
  • • Plug your phone into the USB port.
  •  
  • • Play Spotify
  •  

Spotify Integrated

Many car media systems come with Spotify built into the stereo.

Learn how on our podcast.

Learn how on our podcast.