Spotify proclaims that Apple Watch customers subscribed to a premium plan can now obtain music and podcasts for offline listening. The same function was introduced for Put on OS on the Google I / O 2021 occasion earlier this week.
With this new function, Apple Watch customers can obtain playlists, albums, and podcasts proper to their wrist. Customers may even have entry to present options reminiscent of Join & Management and Siri help. That final one will enable customers to say a phrase like “Hey Siri, play my Uncover Weekly playlist on Spotify.”
“The power to obtain songs and podcasts enhances the prevailing function of with the ability to stream your favorites out of your watch, and now you do not even have to hold your telephone with you,” Spotify stated in a press launch. “It is excellent to your subsequent run or to maintain each arms centered when you cook dinner.”
To obtain music to your Apple Watch, merely navigate to the tune or podcast that you simply wish to obtain to your watch, and as soon as chosen, press the three dots (…) and select “Obtain to Apple Watch.” As soon as you’ve got downloaded an merchandise, you will see just a little inexperienced arrow subsequent to it. You then simply have to attach the headphones to your Apple Watch and that is it.
Beforehand, Spotify received the power to stream music immediately from an Apple Watch, with out the necessity for an iPhone. Earlier than, the Apple Watch served extra like a distant management to your music. In fact, you want a mobile or Wi-Fi connection for the function to work.
Offline downloads for the Apple Watch can be found beginning at this time, the 21st, and can roll out to all customers world wide within the coming weeks. The corporate is in search of suggestions to enhance the function as soon as extra individuals begin utilizing it.