TCL Smart TV is a nice platform for users to enjoy TV shows, music and movies at home. To enjoy music on TCL TV, some users may ask: 'does TCL TV Spotify work?' The answer is yes. Spotify is a popular music streaming service in the world. And now it has integrated with most devices and platforms.
Here in the following parts, we will show you how to connect Spotify to TCL TV in two ways. And then you can play Spotify on TCL TV you like at home. Now, follow the steps below and get started.
Part 1. How to Get Spotify on TCL TV by Roku
For Spotify premium users, you can directly download Spotify on TCL TV for streaming music online. And with the built-in Roku OS on TCL TV, you can install Spotify on TCL TV with ease. But please note that your TCL TV version need to be Roku OS 8.2 or later. Now, let's see how to get Spotify on TCL Roku TV step by step.
Step 1. Open your TCL TV. Then click on the 'Home' icon. And then you will see some options on the screen.
Step 2. Find and locate the 'Streaming Channels' option on your TV and click on it.
Step 3. Pick the Spotify app via your Roku remote. Then touch the 'Add channel' icon to install Spotify on TCL TV.
Step 4. Launch the Spotify app on your TV and log in to your account.
Step 5. Touch the 'Search' option to find some songs you want to play and then start to play Spotify on TCL Smart TV.
More Tips: How to Download Spotify on TCL Android TV
TCL TV has both Roku TV and Android TV OS. If you use Android OS on your TCL TV, then you can refer to the steps how to install Spotify on TCL TV of Android OS below.
- Go to the 'Apps' option on the Home screen of your TCL Android TV.
- Select 'Get more apps' or 'Get more games' to the Google Play Store.
- Look for the Spotify app by using the 'Search' icon.
- Click on 'Spotify' icon once found and you can go to its info page. Then click on the 'Install' button to download Spotify app on TCL Android TV.
- Now, open Spotify app to start to play Spotify music on TCL TV. At last, you will get Spotify TCL Smart TV to work.
Part 2. How to Play Spotify on TCL TV by DRmare Spotify Music Converter
The tutorial above is for Spotify premium users only. And it has other limits like the OS of TCL Roku TV needs to be latest. So, if you are a Spotify free users and also want to break the limitations to use TCL TV Spotify, then you can refer to the way in this part. Here we will introduce a third-party tool for you to connect Spotify to TCL TV.
Besides, Spotify songs are protected which can't be played directly on other devices. So, to play Spotify on TCL TV, you need to convert Spotify files to common audio first. Here let's meet the helper below.
DRmare Spotify Music Converter is able to convert and save Spotify songs to plain audio files. It can easily bypass the protection from Spotify platform even without the Spotify premium account. And it can convert audio from Spotify to WAV, MP3, M4A and more plain audio files for use on TCL TV.
In addition, DRmare Spotify Music Converter can keep all the ID3 tags from Spotify songs. And it can save the original audio quality of the Spotify music tracks after the conversion. Also, you are allowed to reset the output audio parameters for your Spotify songs. For example, you can change the audio channel, bit rate and so on. After the conversion, you can get the local Spotify music on your computer. Then you can move and play Spotify on TCL Smart TV without any limit.
DRmare Spotify Music Converter
How to Download and Convert Spotify Music for TCL TV
This section will show the steps on how to convert Spotify music for TCL TV by DRmare Spotify Music Converter. To do that, please download and install this DRmare program to your computer. Also, the Spotify app is needed as well.
- Step 1Run DRmare Music Converter on your computer
- Open DRmare Music Converter from your computer. You will get it main screen. At the meantime, the Spotify app show as well. Then you can go to log in to your Spotify music account.
- Step 2Import songs/playlist from Spotify to DRmare program
- On the Spotify music app, find the songs you want to convert for use on TCL TV. And then drag and drop the Spotify songs to DRmare Music Converter directly. You will see the tracks loaded at the main screen then. Or copy the link to the Spotify tracks and paste the link to the search bar on DRmare program. Next, touch the plus icon and Spotify music files will be added into DRmare tool.
- Step 3Reset output format for Spotify on TCL TV
- Find the Preferences in the DRmare Music Converter. Then in the Preferences window, you can alter the output format for Spotify TCL TV. You can change Spotify audio format to MP3, FLAC and more as you want. Besides, you can reset the audio bit rate, audio channel and more for your Spotify music files.
- Step 4Download Spotify music for TCL TV
- Find and touch the 'Convert' button on DRmare Music Converter. Then it will start to convert and save Spotify songs to computer. After a while, you can find the local Spotify music tracks via the History icon on DRmare program. And then, you are ready to get TCL Smart TV Spotify to work without Spotify premium.
How to Play Spotify on TCL TV Offline without Spotify Premium
Now, you can go to connect Spotify to TCL TV without Spotify premium. You just need a USB drive. Here we will walk you through how to make it.
Step 1. Prepare your USB flash drive. Then insert it into the USB port of your computer.
Step 2. Find and locate the converted local Spotify music songs on your computer. Then copy and paste Spotify music to USB drive.
Step 3. Once done, unplug the USB stick from your computer.
Step 4. Plug the USB drive into the USB port of your TCL TV.
Step 5. Hit on the 'Home' button via the remote control.
Step 6. Scroll down to the 'Music' option and touch the '+' icon.
Step 7. Choose the Spotify songs and play it from the USB drive. Then you can enjoy music from Spotify on TCL TV with ease.
Or you can connect your computer with your TCL Smart TV by the HDMI cable. Then you can locate the converted Spotify music on your computer and start to stream Spotify music from computer to TCL TV.
Part 3. In Conclusion
From this post, no matter you are a Spotify premium or free users, you got the ways to make TCL TV Spotify to work. You can download and install Spotify on TCL Roku TV to use TCL Roku TV Spotify with the Spotify premium account. And you can use DRmare Spotify Music Converter to play Spotify on TCL TV without Spotify premium and the Spotify app. Moreover, this DRmare Music Converter can let you enjoy Spotify songs on more platforms and devices offline.