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Solved! How to Steam Spotify on Chromecast

By Tony Moton

April 27, 2018

That agreeable support for Spotify on Chromecast has handed in a nice answer to the earlier streaming problem. Streaming Spotify on Chromecast and Chromecast Audio is already achieved from your phone, tablet or computer to a hooked TV, speaker or stereo, making music streaming more convenient. You can get an easy access to it in the first part below. Somehow, this only works for premium member. Thus, an alternative way is given to stream Spotify to Chromecast even you're free visitors.


CONTENTS


Part 1. General Way to Stream Spotify on Chromecast

1. Some Careful Preparation

Before streaming Spotify on Chromecast and Chromecast Audio, you have to make sure all the things are ready.

1). First, get the Spotify app run on your phone, tablet or PC. Remember that you should be a premium subscriber.

2). Then a qualified Chromecast and Chromecast Audio should be at hand to hook up to the TV or speakers. Chromecast support for Spotify doesn't work with the first-generation dongle.

3). Keep the Spotify app, Chromecast, and the receiver (TV or speakers) are all connected to the same Wi-Fi.

Chromecast Audio


2. Streaming Guidance

All set, you can start to stream Spotify on Chromecast. Spotify app has made things easier with a direct entrance to the Chromecast connection.

1). Insert Chromecast or Chromecast Audio to TV HDMI port or a speaker input port.

2). Go to the playback page of a selected song on Spotify app. At the bottom of the screen, tap "Devices Available".

3). In the listed devices, select your Chromecast or Chromecast Audio device. Then you can stream Spotify music to TV or speaker via Chromecast.

Spotify On Chromecast


Quickly, you manage to stream Spotify on Chromecast and enjoy the fantastic result. Indeed, this thoughtful Chromecast support for Spotify must be your first choice in face of such problem. Yet there are times that you are not ready to be the Spotify premium members, or you don't have a purchase plan for the new Chromecast. Then you can turn to the next part to see an alternative solution.


Part 2. Chance for Free Users to Cast Spotify to Chromecast

How to stream Spotify on Chromecast as a free user? This is what we aim at with an easy solution. The answer comes to the format difference between free Spotify tracks and the premium ones. Actually, the premium Spotify tracks are implemented the DRM protection that limits the open entrance to visitors. That's why you fail to download them offline, or directly cast them to Chromecast.


Given this, a way out is to crack the DRM restrictions in order to stream Spotify on Chromecast freely. Here TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is suggested to get the problem solved. With it, you are able to convert the DRM protected Spotify tracks to available formats that can be received by Chromecast directly. So you can also stream Spotify on Chromecast as a free Spotify member. The software is designed user-friendly that everyone can grasp the operation with ease. The following part will describe the process into two parts: conversion work and streaming work.


1. How to Convert Spotify Music to Chromecast Supported Format

Step 1. Launch TuneFab Spotify Music Converter

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter offers access to Windows and Mac operation system. Download the software and install it according to the guidance. After that, double-click the software icon to run it. Your Spotify app will be activated automatically.

Step 2. Add Spotify Music

Click "Add Files", and drag the selected Spotify tracks, playlists or albums from Spotify program to the converter.

Add Files Mac


Step 3. Select Chromecast Supported Format

Click "Options" > "Advanced". You can see MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC in the format list. These are the DRM cracked formats to be available on Chromecast.

Select Output Formats Mac


Step 4. Convert Spotify Music

Click "Convert" and then the Converter will quickly convert the Spotify music to the selected format. This time you've got the Chromecast supported music.

Convert Spotify Music Mac


After this easy operation, we then can turn to the final step: streaming the converted Spotify music to Chromecast or Chromecast Audio.


2. Stream Cracked Spotify Music to Chromecast

After conversion, Spotify music is free from DRM restrictions and you can use the usual way to cast music files to Chromecast. If any software on your device supports Chromecast streaming, you can directly import the converted Spotify music to the software and then cast them to TV or speakers via Chromecast.


For example, Google Play will be a nice choice for Android and iOS users to make it. You just need to upload the music file to the Google's cloud and then open the Chromecast streaming function to stream Spotify music to TV or speakers via Chromecast.


That's all for this Spotify music tutorial. It's better in the situation that now premium members can have an open entrance to Chromecast for the big amusement on TV or speaker. Otherwise, it's worthy of a trial to use TuneFab Spotify Music Converter to get Spotify music converted into Chromecast format, if currently you still share the free Spotify account. Finally, it's great that you can stream Spotify music to Chromecast successfully.


Related Reading: Easy Way to Play Apple Music on Google Chromecast


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