After receiving a message about Discordyou opened the profile of the user who contacted you and, among the various information available, you were able to also view the song he was listening to on Spotify. Not being aware of this feature, you did some research on the web to get more information about it, discovering, in fact, that it is possible to connect the two services and show both the name used on Spotify and your music activity on Discord.
How do you say? Would you also like to show this information on your Discord profile but don’t know how to do it? If so, let me help you out and explain how to connect Spotify to Discord both from computer and from smartphones and tablets. First, however, it will be my job to tell you which features are available by connecting the two platforms, in order to use the ones you deem most useful.
If you agree and can’t wait to find out, make yourself comfortable, set aside five minutes of free time to dedicate to reading the next paragraphs and carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you. By doing so, I assure you that you will be able to link your Spotify account on Discord without encountering any kind of problem. Let it bet?
Before we get to the heart of this tutorial and explain yourself how to connect Spotify to Discordlet me give you some preliminary information in this regard.
First of all, you should know that the link between the two services allows you to show the name associated with your Spotify account on your Discord profile screen and, above all, allows other users to view the music you are listening to.
In addition, connecting Spotify with Discord allows you to play the same song that another person listened to and also to activate the function Listen together, which allows two users to listen to the same music at the same time. The latter option, however, requires a Spotify Premium subscription for the listening user. Is everything clear so far? Well, then let’s take action.
How to connect Spotify to Discord from computer
All you need to do for connect Spotify to Discord from computer, is to access your account settings, choose Spotify from the available services and authorize the two platforms to communicate with each other. The procedure is almost identical proceeding both from the Web version of Discord and through its official client for Windows and macOS.
To proceed from a browser, connected to the official Discord website, click on the option Open Discord in your browser and log in to your account: then enter your details in the fields Email or phone number And Password and press the button Log in. If, on the other hand, you have installed the official Discord client on your computer, start it and, if you haven’t already done so, log in to your account, entering the data in the fields Email or phone number And Password.
At this point, click on the option User settings (the icon of the gear wheel) visible near yours username and, in the new screen that appears, select the item Connections located in the left sidebar.
In the box Link your accountsthen click on Spotify logoenter the data associated with your account in the fields Email address or username And Password and press the buttons Log in. Alternatively, if you have signed up for the famous music streaming service using your Facebook profile, a Google account or your Apple ID, click on the option of your interest among Continue with Facebook, Continue with Google And Continue with Apple.
Then press the button I accept, to authorize the connection between the two platforms and that’s it. If all went well, on the screen Connections Discord, you should see a box related to the link you just made.
At this point, by moving the levers relating to the voices Show it on the profile And View Spotify as your status from OFF to ONyou can choose whether to display your Spotify name on Discord and whether to show the music you listen to as your profile status.
Please note that you can also connect Spotify to Discord by clicking on the option Connect Spotify visible by pressing on first name of a user who has already connected the two services, has activated the option to show the music being listened to and at that precise moment is using Spotify.
In the same screen, by clicking on the button Play on Spotifyyou can start the playback on Spotify of the song that the user is listening to, while selecting the option Listen together with [nome utente] (the icon oflittle man), you can listen to it together. As mentioned in the opening lines of this guide, to take advantage of the latter option, a Spotify Premium subscription is required for the listener.
If, on the other hand, you are listening to music on Spotify and want to invite your contact on Discord to join the listening, right-click on their username and select the option Invitation to listen together from the menu that opens.
If you have second thoughts, you can disconnect Discord and Spotify at any time. To do this, access the screen again Connections of your Discord account, click the button X relating to Spotify and, in the new screen that appears, select the option Disconnect.
Alternatively, you can also proceed from the settings of your Spotify account: to do so, connect to the official website of the famous music streaming service and click on the button Log in, to log into your account. Then, tap on yours first nameat the top right, select the option Account from the menu that appears and, in the new screen displayed, press on the item App located in the left sidebar.
Finally, click on the option Revoke access relative to Discord: the message Revocation of access to the completed application will confirm that the connection between the two services has been successfully terminated.
How to connect Spotify to Discord from smartphones and tablets
If you are wondering if it is possible connect Spotify to Discord from smartphones and tabletsyou will be glad to know that the answer is yes and that the procedure is identical to that of doing it from a computer.
To proceed, take your device and start the Discord app for Android (also available on alternative stores, for devices without Google services) or iOS / iPad; then tap the button Log inenter the data associated with your account in the fields Email or phone number And Password and press the button again Log inin order to login.
At this point, tap on yours photoat the bottom right, select the option Connections from the opened menu and press on the item add. On the screen Add accounttap on the option Spotifyenter the data associated with your account on the famous music streaming service in the fields Email address or username And Password (or select one of the other available access options from Continue with Facebook, Continue with Google And Continue with Apple) and press the buttons Log in And I acceptto put the two services in communication.
the message Your Spotify account has been linked to Discord will confirm that the connection was successful. Then press the button endat the top left, and move the levers relating to the options Show it on your profile And View Spotify as your status from OFF to ONso that it displays your Spotify name on Discord and shows the music you listen to as your profile status.
If you want to retrace your steps and disable the connection between Spotify and Discord, start the app of the famous messaging service again, press on your photoat the bottom right, and select the option Connections.
Now, locate the box related to Spotifypress the button X and tap on the item Disconnect. Alternatively, you can leave the link active but choose not to show Spotify on Discord by moving the toggles related to the options Show it on the profile And View Spotify on your status from ON to OFF. Simple, right?
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities on Google and Microsoft sites. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and Mondadori Informatica.