How to use Spotify on your PS4 while you play

The PS4 is an all-in-one entertainment device. In addition to games, you can play and stream TV shows, movies, and music. What’s best is that you can play music or podcasts and play at the same time.

Here’s how to stream music and podcasts with Spotify to your PS4 while you play.

How to set up Spotify on your PS4

The login page on the Spotify app on PS4

To stream music and podcasts to your PS4 using Spotify, you’ll need… well, Spotify on your PS4.

First, find and download the Spotify app from PlayStation Store on your PS4.

While you can redeem a code through your computer or your email and password, the easiest and fastest way to sign in to Spotify on your PS4 is to simply open Spotify on your phone and laptop. , play a song, select the devices icon, and select your PS4.

You should now be able to use Spotify on your PS4 whenever you want, whether during a game or as a standalone music player.

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How to play songs and podcasts while you play

Spotify in the Quick Menu on PS4

Before you start playing and to stream music to your PS4, take some time to familiarize yourself with the Spotify app. Also make sure you have good sorted playlists and not just limited to music. There are great ways to find, track, and download podcasts on Spotify.

Once you feel comfortable open a game on your PS4. Then access the quick menu by holding the PS button on your controller. You should see a section titled Spotify.

If not, use one of these three methods to display it:

  1. Open Spotify on your PS4, listen to a song, return to the Home screen, and return to your game.

  2. Head to the Music section in the Quick menu, then select a song to play. A dedicated Spotify should then appear in the quick menu. If your quick menu doesn’t have a Music section, scroll to Personalize, select Menu items, and check the Music box. You should now have a Music section in your quick menu.

  3. Play a song on your phone or computer and select your PS4 via the devices icon.

You can now use Spotify in the quick menu and browse songs, adjust volume, and scroll through playlists. If you use headphones, you can also adjust your PS4 headset volume from the quick menu and control all your sound in one place.

Also, if you find it annoying to head to your PS4’s quick menu every time you want to change songs, or if you find the PS4’s Spotify interface to be limited, you can control everything through your phone or smartphone. computer. Just use Spotify as you normally would and make sure your PS4 is selected as the listening device. You can also control the volume of your PS4 Spotify remotely this way.

Note: Some games will mute in-game music, some will not, and you will almost always get in-game sounds. If you want to remove all in-game music and sounds and just listen with Spotify, do so through the game sound settings.

Get the most out of Spotify by playing

You can now use Spotify on your PS4! Just load your favorite playlist, whether through your PS4, phone or computer and enjoy it.

It is best to know the ins and outs of Spotify. This way you will get the most out of your music experience while you are playing.


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