How to listen to Spotify with your friends via 'Group Sessions' feature
Spotify will now let you listen to music and playlists with your friends while in self-isolation.
The new feature is called Group Sessions, and lets two or more Premium users to share control over the music that’s being played.
It’s similar to a party mode, where different users can queue up new tracks, change the volume, as well as play and pause music.
The idea is to better help groups spending long hours together get their music fix.
To use Group Sessions, one user must tap the Connect menu at the bottom left corner of the Play screen, and then share a scannable QR code with additional users. Participants can then use Spotify controls as if they started the stream themselves.
Spotify already allows groups to build collaborative playlists, but this new option lets people interact in ‘real-time’. The new features supports up to 100 users.
Group Sessions is being rolled out around the world as of today. Again, you need to be a Premium user to get involved.
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