If you’re someone who likes to use multiple music streaming services simultaneously, you might have encountered scenarios where you wished to use one service to control the other. For instance, if you’re an avid user of the Aux app and prefer using Spotify for your music streaming needs, you might want to know how to control Spotify with the Aux app.
In this blog, we’ll learn how to play Aux with Spotify on a Samsung Galaxy 10. We’ll discuss a few possible methods that you can try to make this happen. As each method might differ from the other, we’ll ensure to provide a detailed description of every step that you need to execute.
Before we proceed, it’s essential to gather the necessary resources. You’ll need the following items:
1. Samsung Galaxy 10
2. Aux app installed on your phone
3. Spotify app installed on your phone
4. A stable internet connection
What Should I Pay Attention to?
While using two apps to control playback might sound exciting, remember that it’s necessary to pay attention to the details mentioned in this section.
1. The methods listed below need to be executed exactly as they are. Any small deviation might affect the outcome.
2. Ensure that your phone is connected to a stable internet connection before trying any of the methods mentioned below.
3. Some methods might not work if you don’t have the premium version of both apps.
4. Always keep both apps updated to the latest version.
Method 1: Play Spotify on the Aux app through Split-Screen mode
This method requires using the split-screen mode available on Samsung Galaxy 10. Split-screen mode enables two apps to run simultaneously on your phone, and you can select which app gets the larger half of the screen. We will use this functionality to play Spotify on the Aux app.
Step 1: Open the Aux app and swipe up from the home screen to access the multi-window view.
Step 2: In Multi-Window view, drag the Aux app to the upper half of the screen.
Step 3: Tap the Spotify app to open it.
Step 4: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the full-screen view of the Spotify app.
Step 5: Tap and hold the square at the bottom-right corner of the screen. This will minimize the screen.
Step 6: Drag the minimized Spotify screen to the lower half of the phone screen.
Step 7: Tap on the Aux screen to expand it to full-screen view.
Step 8: Tap on the play button on the Aux app to play the selected song. The song will start playing, and you can control it using the Aux app.
Method 2: Play Spotify on the Aux app through Bluetooth connection
This method requires a Bluetooth connection between your phone and the Aux device. If your car has an Aux input and supports Bluetooth, this method can be a game-changer.
Step 1: Turn on the Bluetooth setting on your phone.
Step 2: Connect your phone to the Aux device through Bluetooth.
Step 3: Open Spotify from your phone app drawer and start playing a song.
Step 4: Switch to the Aux app and select Bluetooth. The phone should detect the Bluetooth connection with the Aux device.
Step 5: Tap on the song that you’re playing on Spotify to start playing it on the Aux app.
Method 3: Use Sound Assistant app to play Spotify on the Aux app
Sound Assistant is a Samsung app that enhances audio capabilities on their devices. It has a unique feature where you can play audio from two different apps simultaneously by creating two separate audio channels. In this method, we’ll use this audio engine to play Spotify on the Aux app.
Step 1: Install the Sound Assistant app from the Samsung Galaxy Store.
Step 2: Launch the app and enable Multi Sound.
Step 3: Launch the Aux app and select the audio channel constructed by Sound Assistant.
Step 4: Launch the Spotify app and start playing the song.
Step 5: The song will start playing on the Aux app, and you can control it from there.
Why Can’t I Play Spotify on the Aux app?
1. Old version of software – Ensure that you are running the latest version of both Spotify and Aux apps. To update apps, open the Google Play or the Samsung galaxy store, search for the app, and hit the Update button.
2. No premium version – Playing Spotify on apps like the Aux app requires a premium version. Without, you will not be able to bypass restrictions imposed on non-premium members.
3. Inappropriate connections – Sometimes, improper Bluetooth connections might affect the playback. Ensure that your phone is paired correctly with the Aux device before you start playing your music.
Q. What do I do if the split-screen mode is not available on my phone?
A. If the split-screen mode is not available on your phone, you can try using the picture-in-picture mode available on Android.
Q. Can I play Spotify on the Aux app on iPhone?
A. It is impossible to play Spotify on the Aux app on iPhone because of certain limitations with iOS.
Q. What do I do if the Sound Assistant app is not available on my phone?
A. The Sound Assistant app is exclusive to Samsung devices, so it might not be available on some phones. You can try using other apps like Audio Pocket or Boom player, which allow you to play audio from two different apps simultaneously.
Q. Can I use Bluetooth to connect my phone to my computer’s Aux port to play Spotify on the computer?
A. Yes, you can use Bluetooth to connect your phone with a computer to play Spotify on the computer’s Aux port. However, you might need to install additional software to establish the Bluetooth connection between your phone and the computer.
Q. Can I play multiple songs from different apps on the Aux app simultaneously?
A. No, the Aux app supports only one audio channel at a time. You cannot play multiple songs from different apps simultaneously.
Playing Spotify on the Aux app is an incredible feature that can broaden your music streaming experience. In this article, we delved into several methods to play Spotify on the Aux app, including playing through split-screen mode, Bluetooth and Sound Assistant. We also provided possible fixes to common errors and FAQs.
As long as you follow all the steps mentioned in the article, you should be able to play Spotify on the Aux app without any problems.