How to play Spotify on Garmin smartwatch without premium
Garmin offers an array of products for all types of athletes including, sport watches, smartwatches, and fitness trackers. Whether you're a runner, swimmer, cyclist or someone just starting to look after their fitness, you can find the most suitable one, whether it's the entry-level Forerunner 55 or the flagship Fenix 6.
With the right Garmin smartwatch on your wrist, you can store hundreds of songs for phone-free listening while you’re on the move. Sync your own songs or connect to your premium Spotify®, Deezer and Amazon Music accounts to download your favorite playlists.
|Forerunner 945 LTE||up to 1,000 songs.|
|Forerunner® 245 Music||up to 500 songs|
|fēnix® 6 - Pro||up to 2,000 songs|
|Forerunner® 745||up to 500 songs|
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Part1 How to listen to Spotify on Garmin smartwatch with premium
Instructions to Sync Spotify Music to a Compatible Forerunner Watch
This article will provide instructions to use the Spotify Connect IQ app on a compatible Forerunner watch.
Requirements to Use the Spotify Connect IQ App
The following are requirements to use the Spotify Connect IQ app on your watch:
The app is compatible with the Forerunner 245 Music, Forerunner 645 Music, Forerunner 745, and Forerunner 945/945 LTE, etc. See the complete list .
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 .
A Spotify Premium subscription is required.
Step 1: Initial Setup of the Spotify Connect IQ App
Press and hold the Down Key
Next you will be prompted to select your music provider. Press the Down Key
You will now be prompted to open the Garmin Connect app on your smartphone
From the Garmin Connect app, enter your Spotify login details and select LOG IN
Review and agree to the terms by selecting AGREE
Return to your watch and select Get Started
Choose the option to Add music & podcasts
From this point you will be able to choose saved Playlists, Recently played, Made for You, Workouts, or Podcasts. If you have not previously used Spotify for your music proceed to step 2 to get some music set up to send to your watch.
Step 2: Selecting and Syncing Content to the Watch
On the watch access the Music Controls (press and hold the Down Key )
Add music &
If you need to update playlists you've previously downloaded, you can select Update Downloads
Choose a category, then choose the content you want to sync to your watch
Part 2 How to listen to Spotify on Garmin smartwatch without premium
However, this feature is only available to premium users. If you are a Spotify free user, is it possible to play Spotify offline on Garmin smartwatches? The answer is yes with Pazu Spotify Converter, as long as your Garmin smartwatch es have music storage. See which Garmin smartwatches have music storage.
You can load your personal audio files, such as .mp3 and .m4a files, to a Garmin smartwatch from your computer.
Pazu Spotify Converter is a professional Spotify music downloader that allows you to download any Spotify songs, albums and playlists to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, OGG, AIFF with 100% original quality and ID3 tags preserved.
By downloading Spotify music to mp3, you can then add them to your Garmin smartwatches and play them offline.
Step 1 Run Pazu Spotify Converter
Download, install and run Pazu Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Please make sure you have installed Spotify app.
Step 2 Add Spotify songs to Pazu Spotify Converter
Drag&drop the song/album/playlist you want to download from Spotify app to the Spotify Converter interface.
Step 3 Change the Output Settings
Click the " Options " button on the upper left corner. Here you can select output format (MP3/M4A/WAV/FLAC/OGG/AIFF). You can change the audio quality, customize the output path, and organize the output file in various ways.
Step 4 Convert Spotify Songs
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.
How to add downloaded Spotify mp3 music to Garmin smartwatch
Before you can send your personal music to your device, you must install the Garmin Express™ application on your computer ( www.garmin.com/express ).
You can add specific playlists and albums to your Apple Watch using the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. So sync the download Spotify mp3 songs to your iPhone first.
- Connect the device to your computer using the included USB cable.
On your computer, open the Garmin Express application, select your device, and select Music.
TIP: For Windows® computers, you can select and browse to the folder with your audio files. For Apple® computers, the Garmin Express application uses your iTunes® library.
- In the My Music or iTunes Library list, select an audio file category, such as songs or playlists.
- Select the checkboxes for the audio files, and select Send to Device.
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