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Two Ways to Play Spotify on HomePod

Apple always locks users into its own ecosystem. And Apple’s new smart speaker – Homepod is no exception. We can only stream music on HomePod through an Apple Music subscription, iTunes purchases, or iTunes Match content uploaded to iCloud Music Library.

It seems that listening to music on HomePod is impossible if you are a Spotify, instead of Apple Music, subscriber. But actually, it’s still available to play Spotify on Homepod even if you are a third-party music service subscriber just like Spotify.

Play Spotify on HomePod

Here we are going to show you two ways to listen to Spotify songs and playlists on your iPhone to Homepod step by step.


Method 1. Stream Spotify on HomePod through AirPlay

Using AirPlay is the easiest way to listen to Spotify on HomePod. But the downside of it is that you're not going to have full Siri support. You can’t ask HomePod to play a certain track on Spotify like Apple Music. You can only skip tracks, play or pause music, and that’s all. But at least you are able to enjoy Spotify songs on Apple's HomePod without subscribing Apple Music Service.

HomePod Spotify

Note: Please make sure your device be on the same WiFi network as the HomePod with this method.

Method 2, which enables you to get full use of Siri support just like Apple Music, is a more perfect way to play Spotify songs on HomePod.


Method 2: Play Spotify on HomePod with NoteBurner

Using Siri, we can only control our Apple Music songs and playlists. Thus to download music from Spotify and then transfer them to iTunes Library will be a perfect solution to play Spotify on HomePod without limits. And NoteBurner will help you achieve it easily. Let’s get more details:

NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter is a professional DRM removal tool specially designed for Spotify users to download and convert Spotify songs, albums, or playlists to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV format so as to transfer them to any other devices. The program supports both Windows and Mac OS. Here we will take the Windows version as an example. For Mac users, please refer to How to Download Music from Spotify on Mac for detailed steps.

Step 1: Download, Install and Launch NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter

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Step 2: Import Spotify Songs from Spotify to NoteBurner

Launch NoteBurner Spotify Music converter. Click "Add" button on the upper left or click the center of NoteBurner. There will be a pop-up window prompting you to copy & paste / drag & drop the song / playlist link from Spotify.

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Step 3: Choose Output Format and Output Path

Click “Settings” button on the upper right. Here you can choose output format (MP3/ AAC/ FLAC/ WAV), output quality (High 320kbps, medium 256kbps, low 128kbps), conversion speed (up to 5X) as well as output path.

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Step 4: Download Music from Spotify to Local Computer

Click "Convert" button and the Spotify song or playlist you selected in Step 1 will soon be converted and downloaded to your local computer. When the conversion is done, click “History” button on the upper right and you can check all the songs that have been converted successfully.

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Step 5: Import Converted Spotify Songs to iTunes

Run iTunes. Click File > Add to Library, and a pop-up window will allow you to open and import the converted Spotify music to iTunes. Then click File > New > Playlist. Now find all the converted Spotify songs in iTunes and drag them to the new playlist you've just created.

Transfer Spotify Songs to iTunes

Now you can play your Spotify songs on HomePod with no limits any more as though they were Apple Music in your iTunes.


Note: The free trial version of NoteBurner Spotify Music Converter only enables you to convert the first 3 minutes of each song. You can buy the full version to unlock the limitation.

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