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How to Control Spotify Music in Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10



Playing your Xbox games is more exciting if you have good music in the background. Sound effects heighten your gaming experience but wouldn’t it be better to customize the songs you want to accompany your games?

Spotify and Xbox is making it possible for you. You can now access your Spotify playlist right inside your Xbox Game Bar on your Windows 10 computer. Play and listen to any song you want to augment your PC gaming experience just the way you want it.

Link and Enable your Spotify Account to Xbox Game Bar on PC

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It is easy to use Spotify on your Xbox Game Bar. First, you will need to link your account. If you don’t have the Spotify app on your Windows 10, download it using any browser. Go to https://www.microsoft.com/p/spotify-music/9ncbcszsjrsb and click the Get/Install button.

You also need to sign up for an account if you don’t have any. After signing up, log in to your account through the Spotify app. Now, you can enable and link your account right on your Xbox Game Bar. Follow these steps to do it.

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  • On your Windows 10 computer, open your Xbox Game Bar. You can also press Windows key + G to open it. Note that you don’t have to open a game to open the Game Bar.
  • On the top of the screen, you will see the Menu bar. Look for the Spotify icon to open it. If you can’t find it, access the drop-down menu by clicking the three-diagonal line icon.
  • Scroll down and select Spotify.
  • Sign in to your Spotify account.
  • The Link Account window will appear. Click the Link Account button.
  • Log in to your account. You can either Log in with Facebook or type your email address or username and password.
  • A new window will appear. It will show the permissions and terms. Select Agree.

How to Use Spotify and Control Music Inside Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10

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After you have linked your Spotify account to your Xbox Game Bar, you can use and access it at any time. Start playing songs from your playlist through the Spotify widget button. Here’s how to access and control Spotify while playing your games.

  • To get started, open the Xbox Game Bar.
  • On the Menu tab, click the Spotify icon.
  • The Spotify widget will appear at the bottom-right of the screen.
  • Click Launch Spotify. You will then see your Spotify playlist. To start selecting the songs you want to play, click Browse. Scan through your playlist and click the Play button.

Are you excited to use Spotify on your Xbox games? Tell us in the comments below.


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