Apple Watch users will now be able to access songs directly on Spotify without the need for a file iPhone. So users can now stream music without connecting the watch to iPhone, Spotify had confirmed. The music app had tested the feature in September and will now expand it to all users.
“We are focused on developing experiences that allow users to listen to Spotify where and when they want, regardless of device or platform. After an initial testing period, we are now rolling out streaming capabilities for Spotify on Apple Watch,” Spotify told Engadget in a statement. However, despite the new feature, offline listening is still not an option on the Apple Watch.
The report claims that Spotify’s streaming feature was rolled out to some Apple Watch users over the weekend. This feature would allow users to access their playlist over Wi-Fi or cellular network with the Spotify app on Apple Watch and connect it to headphones or earphones.
This means users no longer have to carry with them iPhone to access Spotify on Apple Watch. Even while jogging or at the gym, users can simply connect headphones or earphones to their Apple Watch and listen to music. The iPhone it is not required there. To change songs or access songs, users will have to rely heavily on Siri as there is no search function on the Spotify app.
On another note, Apple had recently launched its Apple One subscription package, but Apple wasn’t happy with it. The Swedish company took over Apple’s policies and position. “Once again, Apple is using its dominant position and unfair practices to disadvantage competitors and deprive consumers by favoring their services. We call on competition authorities to act urgently to curb Apple’s anti-competitive behavior, which if left unchecked will cause irreparable damage to the developer community and threaten our collective freedoms to listen, learn, create and connect, “Spotify said in a statement. declaration.
Spotify said the Apple One package recently announced disadvantages of streaming music rivals. It’s because Spotify and Apple charge $ 10 (around Rs 740) per month for their music streaming service, but the Apple One package bundles it with other services like television or video games that start at $ 15 (around Rs 1100) per month. in the United States, the Reuters report states.
Apple Watch users will now be able to access songs directly on Spotify without the need for a file iPhone.
- Apple Watch users will now be able to access songs directly on Spotify.
- Spotify’s streaming feature was rolled out to some Apple Watch users over the weekend.
- However, despite the new feature, offline listening is still not an option on the Apple Watch.