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Best Two Ways to Play Spotify Music on Your Android TV

author By Harper North
Updated on: April 23, 2024
Category: Spotify Music Tips

You might already have an Android TV in your home, to make full use of smart TV's big and HD screen, your home sound system's 5.1. Dolby stereo sound system and Google Assistant, you can watch movies, listen to music, or play games on your Android TV.

When it comes to music streaming, you are able to stream Spotify, Pandora, and more on Android TV in your home to share your favorite music with family, among which Spotify is the king of music streaming service which offers an extensive collection of high-quality music along with popular podcasts or radio. So here we share the best two ways you can use to stream Spotify music on your Android TV, like Sony Bravia TV, Philips Smart TV, Sharp Aquos TV, etc.

Play Spotify Music on Android TV

Method 1: Stream Spotify Music on Android TV via Spotify Connect

Now Spotify app is included on Android TV, so you can play Spotify straight from your remote control or listen on TVs with Spotify Connect.

Step 1On your Android TV, you can download and install Spotify client from Google Play Store. Then open the app and log in with your Spotify account or Facebook account.

Step 2Log in with Spotify Connect. Here you can use Spotify Connect to stream Spotify from the app on your mobile phone, tablet, or desktop.

Firstly, make sure that your device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Android TV.

Open Spotify on your device, then select a song to play and tap Devices Available or click on device on desktop.

Select your TV from the device picker and start playing.

Play Spotify music on Android TV

Method 2: Download Spotify Music to Android TV to Play without Spotify App

Both Spotify Premium and Free users are enabled to stream Spotify music on Android TV. However, if you have Spotify Free, you will be interrupted by ads while listening. In order not to be bothered with ads, in addition to upgrading your account to Premium, you can also use a third-party software called Sidify Music Converter to download any song, playlist, podcast or radio to digital audio formats like MP3, only by this means can you listen to Spotify music on Android TV more freely.

Sidify Music Converter

Sidify Music Converter

  • okDownload Spotify song or playlist to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV.
  • ok Keep 100% original audio quality of Spotify after conversion.
  • ok Keep ID3 tags and metadata to well organize music library.
  • okBurn Spotify music to CD or share music to Cloud Drive.


If you want a tool to convert any streaming music (including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, YouTube, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, DailyMotion …) to MP3, Sidify All-In-One is the go-to choice.

Things You'll Need

  • A Computer running Mac or Windows OS;
  • Spotify desktop app;
  • An Android TV in your home;
  • Sidify Music Converter.

Here is the tutorial indicating how to download and play Spotify music on your Android TV with Sidify Music Converter.

Step 1Choose Conversion Mode

Upon starting Sidify Music Converter, you need to choose one conversion mode to start: Spotify App or Spotify Webplayer. (>> App Mode vs Webplayer Mode)

choose conversion mode

As demo, let's select the Spotify app mode to access the interface of Sidify as below. When Sidify Music Converter launched, Spotify client also will be loaded at the background so that you can find the music to start downloading.

Main interface of Sidify Music Converter

Step 2Add Spotify Songs, Playlist, Podcast or Radio to Sidify

Just simply click on Add button button at Sidify main interface, then an adding-window will pop up. You can drag & drop a song, playlist, album, artist, podcast or radio from Spotify to Sidify Music Converter.

add spotify music

Step 3Choose MP3 as the Output format

After finish adding songs from Spotify, you can click on OK to check the songs you have added.

Then you can click on Setting button button to choose your preferred output format and output quality. For better enjoying Spotify music on your Android TV, you can choose MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF or ALAC as the output format, and audio quality to 320 kbps.

Choose Output Format as MP3

Step 4Start Downloading Songs from Spotify

Now everything is ready! Head to the bottom of Sidify and click on Convert button to start downloading songs from Spotify. When the downloading is done, you can click on the "Converted" button to find the well downloaded Spotify music.

Downloading and Converting

Step 5Transfer the Downloaded Spotify Music to Android TV

Now that you have successfully downloaded the digital songs from Spotify, you can feel ready to transfer the downloaded Spotify music to your Android TV without any limitation.

You can use USB to migrate the downloaded Spotify music from your computer to Android TV. Or you can use Plex Media Server to access the downloaded songs from your computer to Android TV.

1. Download and install Plex Media Server on your computer, then log in with your Plex user name and password. And you can sign up if you have no Plex account.

Sign in Plex Media Player

2. Click on "ADD LIBRARY" >  Music to add the music library you saved the downloaded Spotify music.

Add music to Plex Media Player

3. Download and install Plex Media Server on your Android TV, then click "Sign In" to enter the same user name and password you created when you set up your server. Finally, the media collection page will show up and you can access the files from the media server control panel.

Play Spotify music on Plex Media Player

Here are the best 2 ways to play Spotify music on your Android TV. If you have Spotify Premium, you can use Spotify Connect to remote or control Spotify on TV. And if you are Spotify Free who do not want to be interrupted by ads, you can use Sidify Music Converter to download Spotify music and migrate the music to your TV for playback.

Note: The trial version of Sidify Music Converter enables us to convert the first minute of each audio file for sample testing, you can purchase the full version to unlock the time limitation.

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Harper North | Staff Writer

Harper is a content writer with a profound understanding of the streaming music landscape and a specialization in music converters. She creates informative content on tools, techniques, and trends in music conversion, providing expert advice, detailed reviews, and guides.