How to put Spotify on a Google speaker instead of YouTube Music


If you want to use Spotify instead of YouTube Music on a Google speaker, follow these steps.

If there is a gadget that many of us sincerely love, that's without a doubt the smart speakers.

Google Home, Amazon's Echo, or Apple's HomePod are the most popular smart speakers so choosing between one and the other ultimately depends on personal taste.

However, google speaker is a favorite both for the quality of its assistants and for the sound quality, especially for Android device users.

And what is the main use of a smart speaker? Listen to music. So if you have a Google speaker and you want Spotify to be the default music player, better keep reading.

So you can set Spotify as the default player on a Google speaker

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For those who do not know yet, YouTube Music is Google's music streaming service and basically, the competitor of apps like Spotify or Apple Music among others.

The point is that even though YouTube Music is a really incredible service with a fairly extensive catalog, the truth is that Spotify is still the most popular service and the one that most mortals pay for every month.

The problem is that if you have a Google speaker at home and you ask it to play some music, the service it will use by default will be YouTube Music. Okay, actually it is not so much problem because changing it is really easy.

You can put Spotify as a music service on a Google speaker instead of YouTube Music in several ways. Although the simplest is the following that we show you below.

The first that we have to do is to access the Google Home application, essential to control our speaker as well as other Google devices such as the Chromecast.

Once this is done, click on the Settings option -> Music and there we select Spotify as the default music service.

The other option is to click on our profile picture -> Assistant Settings -> Music. As we can see, all roads lead to Rome.

From this moment, Google speaker will use Spotify to play music. All you have to do is say "Ok Google, play me music by The Beatles" to listen to this or any other music from our Spotify account.

Now, if for whatever reason we want the Google speaker to play a song on a service other than Spotify, we will only have to say: "Ok Google, play music from The Beatles on YouTube Music." Easy and simple.

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