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How to Listen to Spotify Music on Apple TV



Spotify Music on Apple TV

Spotify is one of the few popular music streaming apps available in multiple countries across the globe. It includes music from different artists and labels from different languages. In total, Spotify has over seventy million songs from different media. Furthermore, Spotify has a collection of pre-recorded podcasts in different languages as well. The Spotify library is well categorized based on genres and languages. Also, it has cool playlists in it for you to get a curated selection of movies. Finally, the section will throw light on adding and streaming Spotify on Apple TV.

Spotify on Apple TV

Also, Spotify lets you create your playlist with your own choice of songs. Additionally, you can share playlists with your friends. Spotify has a free tier as well as a premium tier. Spotify brings more than just one premium plan with different contrasting features. Still, you can enjoy Spotify for free with limited features. Let’s take a look at the premium plans on Spotify.

Spotify Subscription Plans

Spotify has a free ad-based tier as well as a Premium Tier.

Individual Plan

  • The individual plan is an ad-free music subscription with one account at $9.99 per month.

Duo Plan

  • A duo plan is an ad-free plan with two individual accounts at $12.99 per month. It mainly aims at couples with special features, including offline streaming.

Family Plan

  • The Family Plan is a plan for one complete family at $15.99 per month. It lets you access ad-free Spotify on six individual accounts. Furthermore, it gives you access to Spotify kids, where you can block certain music.

Student Plan

  • Spotify has a Studen Plan with just one account at $4.99 per month. This plan gives you ad-free music and an offline play feature and on-demand playback. Furthermore, get SHOWTIME and ad-supported Spotify subscriptions.

How to Get Spotify on Apple TV HD and 4K

The Spotify app is supported on Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K. So, you can get the app from the App Store. Follow these instructions carefully and add the Spotify app to your TV.

 1. Firstly, launch the App Store from the Apple TV home screen.

Spotify on Apple TV

2. Further, type and search for the Spotify app in the search bar.

3. Select the Spotify app from among the search results.

4. To start downloading the app, click on the Get button.

5. Wait for the download process to complete.

How to Activate Spotify on Apple TV HD and 4K

Now, we have added the Spotify app to your device. Further, you need to activate the app as follows.

1. Launch the new Spotify app on your device.

2. Sign In to the app with the credentials of your Spotify account.

3. Further, click on the login option on your screen.

4. With this, you will get the Spotify activation code on your screen, and you need to note it down.

Spotify on Apple TV

5. From your PC or phone, visit

6. Further, log in with the credentials of your Spotify account.

7. Enter the credentials of your Spotify account.

8. Carefully enter the Spotify activation code to pair in the box provided.

9. Finally, click on Pair, and you can see the message, Your device has been successfully paired.

10. Now, you can listen to your favorite tracks on the Spotify app on Apple TV.

How to Add Spotify on Apple TV 3rd Gen and Below

The above-said method applies only to Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K. So, if you need to enjoy the Spotify Apple TV app on First, Second, and third-generation devices, you need another method. Let’s AirPlay Spotify on older generation devices. For this, you need Spotify on your iPhone or iPad and a strong Wi-Fi connection.

1. Firstly, connect both your iPhone/ iPad and Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

2. On your iOS device, add Spotify from the App Store and Sign In to your account.

3. Start playing any song you like on the app.

4. Next, click on the Device Available button on your screen.

5. Further, click on the More Devices option.

6. From the devices, pick your Apple TV and enable the AirPlay casting.

7. Finally, start streaming Spotify on your older generation device.

Alternative Method

If you don’t have AirPlay support or don’t want to use the AirPlay to play Spotify music on Apple TV, then you can choose any Spotify music converter. To know more, you can follow the section below.


  • Download any Spotify converter. For example, Sidify.

1. Download and launch Sidify app on your Mac or Windows PC.

2. On its home screen, click on plus or + icon or Click Here to Add Audio.

3. Just drag and drop a song or the Playlist link from Spotify to the Sidify Music Converter.

4. Wait for the music to add on the Sidify. Tap the Settings button to alter the basic parameters and choose your preferred file format.

5. Make a click on the Convert button and with this, the DRM will be removed. With this, Sidify Music Converter for Spotify will download the music.

6. Finally, click on the “timer like icon” to find the Spotify music.

7. After that, you should import Spotify music to iTunes. To do so, launch iTunes to click on the File menu and choose Add File to Library option.

8. Choose your PC as iTunes Home Sharing server by selecting File menu > Home Sharing > Turn on Home Sharing option.

9. Enter the Apple ID and password to further proceed.

10. After that, you should turn on iTunes Home Sharing on Apple TV from Settings > Accounts > Home Sharing.

11. Finally, you can stream Spotify music to Apple TV from Windows PC or Mac PC by selecting the main menu > Computers > select shared library > play any Spotify songs from the library to play on Apple TV.

Now, you know how to stream Spotify on your TV irrespective of the generation of the device you have. However, you need to have a premium Spotify subscription so that you can stream it on your TV via AirPlay. Also, you can use AirPlay to stream Spotify on Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K.

Related: How to Listen to Apple Music on Apple TV

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you watch Spotify on Apple TV?

The Spotify app is available for download on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD. Also, you can use the AirPlay feature to cast the app on your Apple TV for streaming.

How do I cast Spotify to Apple TV?

You can use the AirPlay feature to cast the Spotify app on your TV as well. Tap on the cast icon on the app, choose your Apple TV device and start streaming it on TV.

Can I get Spotify lyrics on Apple TV?

Spotify supports live lyrics and you will find music sync with the lyrics on Apple TV.

Can I choose sound quality on Spotify on Apple TV?

No. Spotify don’t support choosing streaming quality.

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