Smartwatches that support music streaming services or music storage make it easy to listen to music while jogging or any other activity without the need for a bulky smartphone. A huge music library is now right on your wrist. With just one tap, you can access millions of tracks and enjoy music during your fitness activities.
Garmin has partnered with Spotify to offer offline synced playlists for its sports watches - offering more people the opportunity to get off their smartphones and exercise unencumbered.
Spotify's support is now available for a large group of Garmin watches. They include the Fenix 5 Series, Fenix 6 Series, Forerunner 245 Music, Forerunner 645 Music, Forerunner 745, Forerunner 945/945 LTE, Vivoactive Series and Garmin Marq watches, but you need to have a Spotify Premium subscription.
The following are requirements to use the Spotify Connect IQ app on your watch:
Make sure your watch supports Spotify app.
The watch must be paired to your smartphone through the Garmin Connect app .
The watch needs to be set up to connect to a Wi-Fi Network. For help see: Setting Up a Wi-Fi Connection on a Fitness Device .
Spotify Premium (and the app installed on your phone).
If you meet above requirements, install Spotify app on your Garmin watch . You can now successfully choose a playlist to sync.
However, if your Garmin watch doesn't support Spotify, or if you don't have spotify premium subscription, you can also play Spotify songs on Garmin watch. All you need to do is download Spotify music to MP3 and then install the songs on a Garmin Music Watch using Garmin Express . Make sure your Garmin watch supports music storage . In this article we will show you how to download Spotify music to MP3 and add them to Garmin Music Watch.
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Download, install and run Pazu Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account with the built-in Spotify web player.
Browse songs, albums or playlists you want to download from the built-in Spotify web player.
Now, click on the Settings cogwheel from the top-right corner to select the output format. On Auto mode, it will save the file in M4A format. For MP3 and AAC, you can also set the output quality, depending on the song. You may also change the output folder, the title, and the organizing criteria.
Click the Convert button to start downloading Spotify songs in MP3 format.
Once the conversion is done, click the folder icon to find the converted Spotify songs.
Now, follow the instructions to install Music from a Computer on a Garmin Music Watch Using Garmin Express . To listen to music loaded onto your Garmin Watch, you must connect headphones using Bluetooth® technology.
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