Spotify has began rolling out assist for standalone streaming by the Spotify app for Apple Watch. With the brand new characteristic, Spotify customers can take heed to music or podcasts from Spotify over WiFi or mobile with out having to have an iPhone close by.
There was a Spotify Apple Watch app obtainable for the previous few years, however the standalone streaming possibility is new. Spotify has been testing the feature for a number of months, and before now, listening to Spotify required an iPhone even on Apple Watch fashions with standalone mobile connections.
Spotify Music might be streamed instantly from the Apple Watch to Bluetooth headphones, which is good in conditions the place the iPhone is not wanted akin to exercising.
The characteristic continues to be obtainable in a beta capability and isn’t obtainable for all customers right now, however Spotify has confirmed that it’s “rolling out” as of at the moment. German website Macerkopf.de first noticed the change, which was confirmed by TechCrunch.
“We’re targeted on growing experiences that allow customers to take heed to Spotify wherever and every time they need – whatever the machine or platform. After an preliminary testing interval, we at the moment are rolling out streaming capabilities for Spotify on the Apple Watch,” a spokesperson instructed TechCrunch.
It could take a while for the brand new standalone streaming choice to be obtainable to all Apple Watch homeowners. The Spotify app might be downloaded from the App Store free of charge. [Direct Link]