Garmin Spotify


Download Spotify from Garmin's Connect IQ store. The first stage in installation is finding the app in Garmin's own app store, called the Connect IQ Store. On iPhone, you'll find this in the 'More. The following are requirements to use the Spotify Connect IQ app on your watch: vivoactive 3 Music must be paired to your smartphone through the Garmin Connect app. Vivoactive 3 Music must be set up to connect to a Wi-Fi Network. For help see: Setting Up a Wi-Fi Connection on a Fitness Device. NOTE: vivoactive 3 Music (Verizon) users, an active Verizon subscription is require to connect to the Verizon.

Part 1. How to Run Spotify on Garmin Forerunner 645 Music with Premium

Although Forerunner 645 Music is the latest Garmin watch, to our surprise, Fenix 5 Plus is the first device from Garmin to fully support Spotify app. Fortunately, a few days later, Garmin adds Spotify into its latest music device as the built-in music player and allows users to download playlists from Spotify music streaming services and listen to them on Forerunner 645 Music without smartphone nearby.

Before get started to run Spotify app on your Garmin Forerunner 645 Music, it's important to note that Spotify on Garmin requires a Spotify Premium account. As consequence, please make sure you have upgraded to Premium subscription.

Install Spotify App on Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

Garmin Spotify

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Step 1. Please download and install Garmin Connect IQ app on your mobile and connect it with your Garmin watch.


Step 2. Launch it on your phone and search for Spotify app on the search box. Once found out, please hit on 'Download' button.

Step 3. Turn up to your Garmin 645 Forerunner Music and select 'My Music' > 'Spotify' option and then a message will pop up to ask you to check the Connect IQ app.

Garmin Spotify Connect

Step 4. Now, you just need to log in the detailed account of Spotify Premium an connect your accounts. To confirm it, please simply touch 'OKAY'.

Download Spotify Playlists on Garmin Watch

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Step 1. Launch Spotify app on your watch and enter to the 'Your Library' and select 'Add music & podcasts' option.

Step 2. You can start to discover favorite songs, podcasts on Spotify that you'd like to download.

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Step 3. Just hit on the 'Add' button, Spotify tracks will be downloaded automatically. To listen to Spotify songs offline, please pair your watch with the Bluetooth headphones.