Spotify Officially Debuts Apple Watch App, But with Limited Features


After the release of its beta version, Spotify has now finally announced the debut of Spotify Apple Watch app. The official version offers a lot of exciting features and capabilities, and some other features are on its way according to the company. Spotify says that the app will roll out to all users over the coming weeks.

The app provides users with playback controls feature and the capability to connect to their music speakers and other devices using Spotify Connect. Spotify subscribers can now use their Apple Watch as a remote control as the app now lets the users to hit play, pause, skip, and rewind songs by interacting with their Apple Watch.

Users can also access their recently played songs and favorite the currently playing song just by tapping the heart icon on the Apple Watch screen. Just by looking at its features, we can quickly say that the app is convenient enough for people using the Apple Watch, but some users spots some missing features.

The missing features are the ability to make music and podcasts available to listen offline on Apple Watch, it will allow Apple Watch owners to go for a run just by bringing their Bluetooth headphones and leave their iPhone at home which seems to be more convenient. Aside from that, users can’t directly stream songs to the Apple Watch either via your phone or LTE on the watch.

These are the things that Spotify has promised to bring into the app over time. They did not mention any time frame about the update, but we can expect that it will come sooner as it is expected. The company says that you need to have the latest version of the Spotify iOS app (8.4.79) to get the Spotify app for Apple Watch. The app will be available over the coming weeks so stay tuned with TechnoCodex to be updated.

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