How to Play Spotify on HomePod Using AirPlay

Can HomePod play Spotify? Yes! I’ll teach you how it works in this HomePod Spotify how-to article.

By default, your HomePod will play songs from Apple Music; however, you can also use it to play Spotify! Once you set up your HomePod on your iPhone, you can AirPlay Spotify songs from your iPhone to hear them on your HomePod. Here's how to do it.

Related: Review: For the HomePod Mini, There’s Still Room to Grow

Why You’ll Love This Tip

  • Learn to play your favorite Spotify playlists on your HomePod.
  • You won’t need a separate Apple Music subscription.

How to Play Spotify on HomePod?

Does HomePod work with Spotify? Yes! You can use AirPlay to play Spotify songs and playlists directly from your iPhone. To learn more about how to use your HomePod, sign up for our free Tip of the Day newsletter.

  1. Open the Spotify app on your iPhone.

    Open the Spotify app on your iPhone. 
     
  2. Play the song or playlist. You can also tell Siri to play it if you want to skip the first step.

    Play the song or playlist. You can also tell Siri to play it if you want to skip the first step.
     
  3. Tap the Speakers icon.

    Tap the Speakers icon.
     
  4. Tap AirPlay or Bluetooth under Select a device.

    Tap AirPlay or Bluetooth under Select a device.
     
  5. Select the HomePod you want to play the music on.

    Select the HomePod you want to play the music on.
     
  6. If you are already playing something else on that HomePod, you will have to tap Replace.

    If you are already playing something else on that HomePod, you will have to tap Replace.
     
  7. Once your song is playing, you can use Siri commands such as “Hey Siri, play the next song” to play the next song in your Spotify playlist.

    Once your song is playing, you can use Siri commands such as “Hey Siri, play the next song” to play the next song in your Spotify playlist.

Pro Tip: HomePod and Spotify work together as long as your HomePod is set up on your iPhone. The HomePod Mini will also work with Spotify.

We hope you found this Spotify HomePod tip valuable and can now enjoy your favorite songs and playlist on your Apple speaker! Spotify AirPlaying works on your HomePod, Apple TV, and other compatible devices. Your HomePod Bluetooth speaker will also work with Pandora, Deezer, and other third-party music services.

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Olena Kagui

Olena Kagui is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life who lives in Hawaii. With a BA in International Relations from Anglo American University, Olena traveled the world. She has lived in Ukraine, the Czech Republic, China, and the USA. Olena won an excellence award for a controversial article, got a grant to blog from a war-zone, and published a short fictional story. She hopes to publish a full-length novel and continue writing up a storm on her blog The Travel Bug Bite! When she’s not typing or flying, she is loving on animals, crafting bizarre creations, and devouring all-you-can-eat sushi.