Spotify for Apple Watch

Spotify's new app for the Apple Watch

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#3 Product of the DayNovember 14, 2018

Today, Spotify is introducing a new app for the Apple Watch, giving you the ability to seamlessly access and control your favorite music and podcasts without missing a beat.

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  • Pros: 



    No LTE or offline playback on the watch

    You still need to run with your iPhone or have Apple Music on your Apple Watch if you want tunes while you run. This app does nothing more than Spotify Connect.

    Matt Taylor has used this product for one day.
  • Nick O'Neill
    Nick O'NeillMaker & Marketer

    Can select a different playlist from the watch.


    Can't play offline or store any information offline.

    If Apple wasn't preventing Spotify from launching an app, why has this taken so long?!?!? If I could download a playlist for use offline or over LTE/Wifi that would make this the killer app.

    Nick O'Neill has used this product for one day.
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Josh Pigford
Josh PigfordPro@shpigford · Founder of Baremetrics, maker of beards.
I switched to Apple Music a while back so I could listen to music while running and not need my phone. Apple Watch + Apple Music + AirPods = 🎉 I've been itching for a Spotify Apple Watch app so I could switch back, but alas, this doesn't seem to be more than a glorified remote ("future release will include support for listening to music and podcasts while offline"). 😞
Eva Pavlikova
Eva Pavlikova@evapavlikova
@shpigford exactly, same here. Until the app will not support offline playing, need to use Apple music.
Aaron  O'Leary
Aaron O'LearyHunter@aaronoleary · Community @producthunt. Chef.
Spotify have officially launched on the Apple Watch! 🎉To use Spotify on the Apple Watch, make sure your Spotify app is updated to the latest one 🎧
Elad Ossadon
Elad Ossadon@elado · Code junkie/Productivity freak
“Hit play from your Apple Watch without having to wrangle your phone out of its running case.” So the iPhone still needs to be carried... 😕 Edit: just saw this on PH, gonna try!
Chris Owens
Chris Owens@ocell · Industrial Designer, d:e
@elado Apollo (linked in Elad's comment) is the offline playback and LTE streaming app everyone is looking for.
Sarah Evans
Sarah Evans@prsarahevans · Digital correspondent and consultant
@elado I’m so sad.
JJ@just2jays · Full-Stack Web Developer
Yes! Been waiting a long time for this. Updating now to use during the morning commute.
Ryan Hoover
Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Yo, @suzywillow. This is for you.