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#270503 12-May-2020 21:20
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I am considering switching from Spotify Family to Amazon Music Unlimited. 

 

The main reason I was considering the change, was we are a pretty Amazon centric household, and right now, Spotify is linked to my account, but when I use Spotify and the kids play music on the Amazon devices, it interrupts my own personal listening experience. 

 

I did wonder if I connect one of my other Spotify family accounts to the Echo, if that would prevent my own music from being interrupted? 

 

I am wondering if anyone had any experience with both who could share how they found each? The price is $1 different per month which isn't a consideration.

 

Anyone had any luck importing playlists?

 

Cheers

 

 

 

 


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  #2482243 12-May-2020 21:23
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We have a "house" account and our own Spotify accounts.

 

The downside is that you can't see the echo devices in Spotify connect from the any of the non "house" accounts.

 

It's a pain in the proverbial but it does cover off your use case.




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  #2482250 12-May-2020 21:35
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Sorry, you lost me a bit with the downside part? Are you saying from a phone or iPad or whatnot, you can't "send" music to the Echo devices? I don't think that particular thing is an issue would be a problem for us as usually, we would be sending to other types of devices such as the Amp in the living room (I would love a way to say "amazon play xxx in Lounge" and have it play there)

 

What we do want (in addition to solving for the original issue) is for my wife to be playing music upstairs on the Echo up there, and the kids to be playing music downstairs on our Echo Show or similar. Right now playing upstairs cuts off downstairs. 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2482257 12-May-2020 21:49
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networkn:

 

Sorry, you lost me a bit with the downside part? Are you saying from a phone or iPad or whatnot, you can't "send" music to the Echo devices? I don't think that particular thing is an issue would be a problem for us as usually, we would be sending to other types of devices such as the Amp in the living room (I would love a way to say "amazon play xxx in Lounge" and have it play there)

 

What we do want (in addition to solving for the original issue) is for my wife to be playing music upstairs on the Echo up there, and the kids to be playing music downstairs on our Echo Show or similar. Right now playing upstairs cuts off downstairs. 

 

 

When you setup the Spotify skill you assign a Spotify account. This is the only one that can play to echo devices.

 

eg This is my account.

 

 

 

 

This is the "house" account.

 

 

 

 

There is a work around with Amazon profiles but I haven't gone down that road yet. It's a royal pain to be honest.

 

 

 

Edit: Fixed profiles. Sorry about the photos being big - I can't be bothered mucking around with the editor.

 

 


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  #2485381 18-May-2020 00:57
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So we got around to sorting this a bit better. My wife  has to ask each echo to "alexa connect to spotify" first but then it the echo she talked to appears in her spotify app and we can have her playing music in her office and me playing in our bedroom.  


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