Spotify is testing a new Favorite Device feature for handing off music to a nearby speaker

August 13, 2019

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Spotify is testing a new feature for speakers with support for Spotify Connect that will allow users to select a device as their Favorite Device. A notification will pop up when your phone is physically nearby so you can swap what you’re listening to on your phone to that speaker. The feature, which is still in testing, was spotted by Thurrott with impressions of how it works.

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It’s a surprisingly simple setup: once a Favorite Device is selected and your phone is nearby, a notification will ask if you’d like to switch playback from your phone to the speaker, which can be done from the notification drop-down menu. It’s an easier process than opening the app and changing playback manually, which is…

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