How to Play Music in Discord With Spotify

Discord is a great communication tool for gaming and streaming enthusiasts. It allows you to chat, voice call, and even video call with your friends while playing games or streaming. Spotify, on the other hand, is a popular music streaming service that provides access to millions of songs. Playing music in Discord can help enhance the experience when gaming or streaming. However, not everyone knows how to play music in Discord with Spotify. In this blog, we’ll show you several methods to play music in Discord with Spotify.

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What’s Needed

1. Discord account and desktop app
2. Spotify account and desktop app
3. A stable internet connection

What should I pay attention to?

1. Make sure you have the latest versions of Discord and Spotify
2. Confirm that you’ve linked your Spotify account to your Discord account
3. Don’t share copyrighted music in Discord without permission
4. Be considerate of others and adjust the volume accordingly

Method 1: Use Discord’s Built-in Spotify Integration

This method only works if you have linked your Discord account to your Spotify account. If you haven’t linked them yet, follow the steps below.

1. Open Discord and go to User Settings
2. Click on Connections and then locate Spotify
3. Click on Connect and sign in to your Spotify account

Once you’ve linked your Spotify and Discord accounts, playing music is as easy as following these steps:

1. Open Spotify and start playing your desired songs or playlist
2. Go back to Discord and join a voice channel
3. Click on the “+” icon on the left side of the screen and select “Invite People”
4. Select the “Spotify” tab and grant permission for Discord to access your Spotify account
5. Choose the songs or playlists you want to share and click on “Send Invite”

The music will start playing in the voice channel for everyone to hear.

Method 2: Use a Third-party Bot

There are several bots available that allow you to play music in Discord, including some bots dedicated to playing music from Spotify. One such bot is FredBoat.

1. Go to FredBoat’s website and click “Add FredBoat”
2. Select the Discord server where you want to use FredBoat
3. Follow the on-screen prompts to authorize FredBoat to access your Discord account
4. Type “-play” in the text channel where you want to play music
5. Add the Spotify song or playlist link to the text channel and FredBoat will start playing the music

You can also use other music bots such as Rythm, Groovy, or HydraBot that provide similar functionalities.

Method 3: Use Virtual Audio Cables

This method requires the use of virtual audio cables to capture and route audio from Spotify and other audio sources to the Discord voice channel.

1. Download and install Virtual Audio Cables (VB-CABLE Virtual Audio Device or Voicemeeter Banana)
2. Set up the virtual audio cables, configure the audio devices and routing
3. Open Spotify and start playing the music
4. Open Discord and join a voice channel
5. Set the virtual audio cables as the input/output devices in both Spotify and Discord
6. Start sharing your audio in the voice channel

This method requires a basic understanding of audio routing, so it may be more complex for some users.

Why can’t I Play Music in Discord With Spotify?

1. Discord and/or Spotify aren’t up-to-date. Update both apps to the latest version.
2. Your Spotify and Discord accounts aren’t linked. Follow the steps listed in Method 1 to link those accounts.
3. You’re attempting to share copyrighted material without permission. Be sure to comply with copyright laws.

Q: Can I play Spotify songs in Discord without linking accounts?

A: No. You need to link your Spotify account to your Discord account to use Discord’s built-in Spotify integration. Alternately, you can use a third-party bot or virtual audio cables.

Q: Can I listen to Spotify privately while playing music in Discord?

A: Yes. Make sure that the “Spotify Voice Chat” option on Discord is unchecked to mute your sound for others, while allowing you to continue to play music for yourself.

Q: How can I adjust the volume of the music being played in Discord?

A: You can adjust the volume of the music being played using the volume sliders in both Spotify and Discord. It’s also recommended to check the volume levels of your system, speakers, and headset.

Q: How many people can listen to music at the same time in Discord?

A: Discord can handle multiple users listening to music at once, but it may become distorted or laggy if too many people are listening.

Q: Can I play Spotify music in Discord on my phone?

A: Yes, but you’ll need to use a third-party mobile app that supports the integration with Spotify or use virtual audio cables.


1. Test your audio settings before playing music in Discord to avoid any connectivity issues.
2. Use the right bot or method to suit your needs and technical abilities
3. Be mindful of copyright laws when playing music in Discord
4. Adjust the volume accordingly to make music-sharing more enjoyable for everyone.


Playing music in Discord with Spotify is relatively simple, provided that you have the right tools and know-how. Whether you choose to use Discord’s built-in Spotify integration, a third-party bot, or virtual audio cables, it’s all about sharing the joy and experience of music with your friends while gaming, streaming, or simply hanging out.