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2 Ways to Play Spotify Music on Sonos System

By Tony Moton

April 18, 2018

It is well-known that Spotify has reached the commercial partnership with Sonos, which means that Spotify users can directly use Spotify app to stream music to Sonos sound systems. However, this value-added music experience is only available for Spotify Premium subscribers. So, here comes a question. Can Spotify Free users also enjoy this service? Therefore, in this page, not only am I going to teach you how to play Spotify music on Sonos with a premium account but also I will tell you how to enjoy this service even without a premium account.


CONTENTS


Part 1. Directly Stream Spotify Music to Sonos with Premium Service

If you have subscribed Spotify Premium service, here is how to use Spotify to control your Sonos set-up.


Step 1. Update both your Spotify and Sonos app to the latest version.

Step 2. Make sure both your device using Spotify and your Sonos speakers are under the same WiFi connection.

Step 3. Launch Sonos app, click "Add Music Services" and choose "Spotify".

Add Music Services


Step 4. Play a Spotify song and tap "Devices Available" beneath the playback bar.

Step 5. Choose a Sonos speaker and begin listening.


Part 2. How to Stream Spotify Music to Sonos with Free Service

Unluckily, only Spotify Premium users have the ability to play Spotify music on the Sonos system, which means that Spotify Free users need to find another way out. It is a common fact that Spotify music is in OGG format with DRM protection. So users must listen to Spotify music within its own app. So the only way to play Spotify songs on Sonos is converting the protected Spotify music to plain format since you can easily stream your own songs on Sonos.

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is such a program, helping you to convert Spotify music of OGG format to MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. with perfect audio quality. Besides, it allows you batches convert your Spotify Music in 1X to 5X conversion. All the metadata are kept and you can get rid of reediting the title tags.


Here is the tutorial about converting Spotify music to plain format with TuneFab Spotify Music Converter.

Step 1. Download, Install and Launch TuneFab Spotify Music Converter

Click the download button below to download it and install it on your computer. Open the program and Spotify will also be activated automatically.

Step 2. Add Spotify Songs

You can either click "Add Files" to directly drag Spotify songs or go to Spotify, click the three horizontal dots behind the song, copy its URL and then paste it to the search bar of the program. Then click on "Add".

Add Files Mac


Step 3. Customize the Audio Format

Click "Options" > "Advanced" to choose an output format. Besides, you can also alter sample rate and bit rate.

Select Output Formats Mac


Step 4. Alter Output Folder

Go to "Options" > "General" to change the default output folder. Click "Select" to choose a certain folder. Then click "Save".

Choose Output Folder Mac


Step 5. Start Conversion and Enjoy the Songs

Click "Convert" and the program will start converting Spotify songs. When the conversion is done, click "History" to enjoy the converted songs.

Converting Spotify Music Mac


Last but not least, add these converted Spotify songs to the Sonos app.

First, fire off the app and tap "Music Library Settings".

Then click "Plus" for Mac or "Add" for Windows.

Next, add the converted songs to the app.

Now, you can play Spotify music on Sonos freely.


In a nutshell, with what has been written above, you have already know how to play Spotify music on Sonos by means of two ways. And playing Spotify music on Sonos with a premium account is much easier than that without an account. But you will find that purchasing TuneFab Spotify Music Converter once for all is much cheaper than subscribing Premium every month. If you are a Spotify fan, TuneFab Spotify Music Converter will be your best choice.


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