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How to connect Spotify to Discord

Set your current Spotify stream as your Discord status.
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December 3, 2021

Have you ever wondered how people display what they’re currently listening to on Spotify as their Discord status? Well, they have connected Spotify to their Discord.

If you are a Discord user as well as a Spotify subscriber, you can actually connect both platforms. When you do this, you essentially allow other Discord users to see what you’re listening to on Spotify when logged in.

Let’s quickly go over how to connect Spotify to Discord.

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QUICK ANSWER 

To connect Spotify to Discord, navigate to User Settings → Connections. From here, click on the Spotify icon to open up a Spotify login page. Log in using Facebook, Apple, Google, or email/username and password. After this, you will have connected Spotify to Discord.

Step 1: Open Discord

If you haven’t done so already, go ahead and create a Discord account. After this, download the app on mobile or desktop—or both. Alternatively, you can even open Discord in your browser to do this.

Step 2: Navigate to User Settings

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When you’re in Discord, open up the User Settings menu.

To do this on mobile, click on your account icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. It should be the rightmost icon.

To do this in the desktop Discord app or in your browser, select the gear icon to the right of your profile picture and username. It is the third icon after the mute and deafen functions.

Step 3: Go to Connections

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Once you are in User Settings, you are going to want to go to the Connections tab.

Step 4: Log in to Spotify from Discord

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When you are in Connections, click on the Spotify logo under “Connect Your Accounts.”

This will take you to a special login page where you can log into your Spotify account. This will link your Spotify account to your Discord account.

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Step 5 (optional): Allow others to see what you’re listening to

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This last step is optional! However, if you want people on Discord to see what you are listening to on Spotify, you’re going to want to do this.

Scroll down in the Connections tab until you find your connected Spotify account. Here, there are two sliders: Display on profile and Display Spotify as your status.

Turn on Display Spotify as your status if you want people to know when you’re listening to Spotify, as well as what you are listening to!


Read more: Spotify Wrapped 2021: How to see it, and how to get more Spotify stats

FAQs

Do I need to be a Discord Nitro subscriber to display my Spotify activity?

No. If you grant it access, your Spotify activity will show up as your status even if you are not a Discord Nitro subscriber.

Do I need to have Spotify Premium to connect my account to Discord?

No. Spotify can be connected to Discord even if you are not a Spotify Premium subscriber.