After receiving a message on Discord you have opened the profile of the user who has contacted you and, among the various information available, you have also managed to 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 musical 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 link Spotify to Discord both from computers and from smartphones and tablets. First, however, it will be my job to show 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, carve out five minutes of free time to devote to reading the next paragraphs and carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you. By doing this, I assure you that you will be able to connect your Spotify account to Discord without experiencing any kind of problem. Let it bet?
Before we get to the heart of this tutorial and explain to you how to link Spotify to Discordlet me give you some preliminary information on this.
First of all, you should know that the connection 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, linking Spotify with Discord allows you to play the same song someone else is listening to and also activate the feature 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 get to the 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 the browser, connect to the official Discord website, click on the option Open Discord in your browser and access your account: then enter your data 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 the latter and, if you haven’t done so yet, access your account by entering the data in the fields Email or phone number And Password.
At this point, click on the option User settings (the icon of gear wheel) visible near yours username and, in the new screen that appears, select the item Connections located in the sidebar on the left.
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 on the buttons Log in. Alternatively, if you registered with the famous music streaming service using your Facebook profile, a Google account or your Apple ID, click on the option of your interest between 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 of Discord, you should see a box related to the connection you just made.
At this point, moving the levers relating to the items Show it on 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.
I point out 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 is currently using Spotify.
On the same screen, by clicking on the button Play on Spotifyyou can start Spotify playback of the song that user in question is listening to, while selecting the option Listen along with [nome utente] (the icon oflittle man), you can listen to it together. As mentioned in the initial lines of this guide, a Spotify Premium subscription is required for listeners to take advantage of this last option.
If, on the other hand, you are listening to music on Spotify and you want to invite your Discord contact to join the listening, right click on his username and select the option I invite you to listen together from the menu that opens.
If you have second thoughts, you can unlink 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 Log out.
Alternatively, you can also proceed from the settings of your Spotify account: to do this, connect to the official website of the famous music streaming service and click on the button Log in, to log in to your account. Afterwards, press on yours first nameat the top right, select the option Accounts from the menu that appears and, in the new screen displayed, press on the item App located in the sidebar on the left.
Finally, click on the option Revoke access relative to Discord: the message Withdrawal of access to the application completed 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’ll be happy to know that the answer is yes and that the procedure is identical to that of doing it from a computer.
To proceed, therefore, 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 log in.
At this point, tap on yours photoat the bottom right, select the option Connections from the opened menu and press on the item add. In the screen Add accountstap 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 access options available from Continue with Facebook, Continue with Google And Continue with Apple) and press the buttons Log in And I acceptto connect the two services.
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 ONto display your Spotify name on Discord and show the music you listen to as your profile status.
If you want to retrace your steps and deactivate 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 Log out. Alternatively, you can leave the link active but choose not to show Spotify on Discord by moving the options levers Show it on profile And View Spotify on your status from ON to OFF. Simple, right?
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities in Google and Microsoft sites. He collaborates with computer magazines and takes care of the technological section of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he simply answers thousands of computer-related questions. He has published for Mondadori and Mondadori Informatica.