Sidify Music Converter
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Step 2Add Spotify Songs, Playlist, Podcast or Radio to Sidify
Just simply click on 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
2. Click on "ADD LIBRARY" > Music to add the music library you saved the downloaded Spotify music.
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.
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.