Listen to Spotify With Your Friends Using Its Group Sessions Feature

by elina John IT Expert

This quarantine period has now become a real pain for all of us. While everyone is finding a way to cope up with these uncertain circumstances of COVID-19, some are getting even more creative to kill their boredom. Although social distancing is the only way to slow down the spread of Coronavirus, it does not mean that we have to cut off ties with everyone!

Whether you are stuck in your flat with a friend or are getting bored and frustrated – we have the solution to your problem in this article.

Music is that one thing that can release all your stress and can make you feel relaxed and refreshed. It unifies us and there’s no need to listen to your favorite music alone!

Spotify is a music application where you can listen to your favorite music with your friends as it offers its user a new feature of Group Sessions. This feature of Spotify music application is for its premium users where they can listen to their favorite music playlists with their friends while being in self-isolation.

The Group Sessions feature in Spotify enables two or more premium users to share control over the music that they are listening to. It was launched on 11 May 2020.

You can think of it as a real-time DJ where different users can queue up their song choices on a playlist, control the volume, and can play and pause the music whenever they like. Here are the steps that you must follow to listen to Spotify with your friends using this new feature. Always remember, you need to be a premium user to have access to this feature of Spotify.

Listening to Music With Your Friends Using Group Session Feature

  • In order to listen to Spotify with your friends, you must have another user’s unique code to get connected with that user.
  • Now, you have to create a queue as per your and your friends choice.
  • Any user can play any song of their choice, they can pause and play it whenever they like, they can control the volume of the music as the music plays through phone, laptop or any other device.
  • Anyone who has that unique code with them can add up their favorite song to the queue from afar. This application is not designed for the purpose of long-distance listening as the music will only play from one device. But, if you are living with your flatmates or family, you can get some music going in your nearby surroundings like your living room or the kitchen. 
  • Here, you can create a Group Session by going through the following steps:
  • Open the Spotify application on your device.
  • Go through the Settings icon.
  • Tap on the “Devices”.
  • If you are an Android device user, then tap on “Connect to a Device.” And if you are an iPhone user, then go to the “Devices Menu.”
  • Lastly, you just have to share your code with your friends to start a Group Session or you have to tap on “scan to join” if you are another participant of this application.

So, go now and check out this amazing feature of Spotify music application and kill your boredom in this quarantine period and make your atmosphere more amusing and refreshing.

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