Sunday, January 10, 2016

Configure Spotify in Raspberry Pi RuneAudio

RuneAudio, the headless music player turns Raspberry Pi computer into a Spotify server with Music Player Daemon (MPD) control. It works pretty much everything like the Spotify player even though its Spotify client is still experimental in version 0.3-beta. So you can view the song title, artist,album artwork, and control playback of Spotify track in the RuneUI web interface.

The configuration of Spotify player in RuneAudio is very simple however you must have a Spotify Premium account. That is a requirement by Spotify for allowing music streaming on other devices.

  1. Enter address http://runeaudio.local in web browser to access RuneUI.
  2. Go to Menu > Settings.
  3. Scroll down to Features management.
  4. Turn On Spotify features. Insert Spotify username and password. Click Apply Settings button. You should see a notification shows the Spotify player has been configured in RuneUI.

Start Spotify player:
  1. Go to Library > Spotify.
  2. Select Spotify in the Playback source.
  3. You will see all your Spotify playlists. Add them to Queue and play.
  4. Done. Enjoy the tracks.


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