How to Play Spotify Music on Onkyo Receiver

Summary
Sometimes Spotify music is not working with Onkyo Receiver. How do you enjoy Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver? In this article, we will introduce 2 ways to listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver, you can play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium or with Premium.

“Because of connection issue, I can’t listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver with Spotify Premium. Is it possible to play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium?”

Wanna listen to Spotify music loudly? Onkyo Receiver can meet your top audio requirements, it has surround sound, high-resolution audio effect, and it can allow you to enjoy Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver. Actually, as early as 2011, Spotify established a cooperation with Onkyo, users can easily enjoy Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver with Spotify Premium. However, the partnership broke down in 2017, and some users can no longer listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver. In this post, we will walk you through how to listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver with or without Premium.

Related Article: How to Enjoy Apple Music on Onkyo Receiver.

Part 1. Listen to Spotify Music on Onkyo Receiver with Premium

If your Onkyo Receiver still can connect with Spotify, you can follow the simple steps below to listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver with Spotify Premium.

Spotify Connect with Onkyo

# 1. Open up your Spotify App on your smart phones or tablets.

# 2. Start playing something on Spotify(songs or podcasts), then on the Now Playing interface, tap on the ‘Spotify Connect Available’ button to select your devices in the Spotify enabled devices lists.

# 3. Then the selected devices will be connected with your Spotify Premium account. As long as the devices can communicate with the Internet and Bluetooth, you can enjoy Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver with Premium.

Part 2. Play Spotify Music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium(Best)

Although you can connect your Onkyo Receiver with Spotify, some ‘Spotify Connect’ devices require Spotify Premium. If you don’t have Spotify Premium, you still can’t listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver freely. Worse, Spotify adds DRM encryption to all Spotify tracks to prevent these songs from being copied to other devices that are not authorized by Spotify.

To play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium, you need a third-party tool – TunesBank Spotify Music Converter to help you convert Spotify music to MP3 and other common audio formats so that you can transfer DRM-free Spotify music to USB drive, then freely play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium.

Tool Required – TunesBank Spotify Music Converter

TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is a specially developed tool for both Spotify Premium and Free users, it is the ideal solution for you to unlock the DRM protection from Spotify tracks, download and convert Spotify music to popular formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC without touching any quality. Whether you are Premium or not, you are able to download 320kbps high quality Spotify music with ease. After conversion process, you can get DRM-free Spotify music and transfer them to USB drive, SD Card for storage. Or you can play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver, Apple TV, Samsung TV, and other devices. Additionally, TunesBank has the ability to keep ID3 Tags and metadata info in the output files. After that, even if you cancel the Premium subscription, you can save Spotify music as local files for offline playback.

Core Features of TunesBank Spotify Music Converter:

  • Bypass the DRM encryption from Spotify tracks, podcasts.
  • Download Spotify tracks to local drive with Free account.
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, M4A, WAV or FLAC losslessly.
  • Retain ID3 tags and metadata info like title, artist, album, etc.
  • Play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium.
  • Up to 5X faster speed and convert Spotify music in batches.
  • Enjoy Spotify music on Onkyo, Google Home, Apple TV, etc.

Guide: Download Spotify to MP3 for Onkyo Receiver

In the following tutorial, we will show you how to download Spotify music to MP3 file format by using TunesBank Spotify Music Converter. In this way, you can play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium! Before you start to download, install and launch Spotify App on your computer, then login your Spotify account. the Spotify app will be auto-launched.

Step 1. Run TunesBank Spotify Music Converter
After the installing this tool, open TunesBank Spotify Music Converter on your Mac/Windows computer, and the Spotify App will be auto-opened.

run tunesbank spotify converter

Step 2. Add Spotify Songs to TunesBank
You can directly drag the tracks from the Spotify App and drop them to the main interface of TunesBank Spotify Music Converter.

drag and drop spotify playlist

Alternatively, copy the URL of the Spotify playlist, and back to TunesBank Converter to paste the playlist link to the search bar. Hit on the “Add file” to load Spotify music into TunesBank.

add spotify playlist

Step 3. Customize Output Settings for Onkyo
Click the “Convert all files to:” button to select MP3 as the output format. MP3 is best choice for transfer to USB flash drive.

select mp3 as output format

Hit on the “Preferences” button and turn to “Advanced” option, you can define the Output Quality, Channels, Bit rate, Sample rate as you want.

select output format

Step 4. Download Spotify Music to MP3
When the settings are completed, tap on the “Convert All” button to start to download Spotify music to MP3 format, then play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver.

download spotify to mp3

Step 5. Find DRM-free Spotify Music
After that, you can view the downloaded Spotify songs in “Finished” section, click “View Output Files” to open it, and you can get unprotected Spotify tracks on your local drive.

view converted spotify tracks

Step 6. Play Spotify Music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium
Now you get the DRM-free Spotify music on your local drive, to listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver, you can transfer them to USB drive, then to plug it to Onkyo Receiver for enjoying. Here are the simple steps.

transfer spotify music to usb

# 1. Connect USB drive with computer, it will detect your USB stick automatically.

# 2. Copy the downloaded Spotify songs from the output folder and paste them to USB drive folder.

# 3. After that, unplug the USB stick to completed the transfer process. Then you can enjoy Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver via USB flash drive.

Conclusion
Due to DRM protection, you can not listen to Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver directly. The best solution for users is to use TunesBank Spotify Music Converter to bypass the DRM protection and download Spotify as local MP3 files, then you can freely play Spotify music on Onkyo Receiver without Premium.

Play Spotify Music on Onkyo Receiver