Don't see Chromecast Audio in my device list on Spotify for PC

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Don't see Chromecast Audio in my device list on Spotify for PC

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Are Spotify users able to cast music from Spotify software (Windows 8/10 PC), but I don't see my Chromecast Audio on my available device list.

 

I only see my 2 PC.

 

I tried on both my PC.

 

Could someone help me with this issue ?

 

Thanks.

 

 

P.S.:

I see ChromeCast Audio on my Android App.

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Re: Don't see Chromecast Audio in my device list on Spotify for PC

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Good news!

 

You can now find Chromecast in the connect "devices available" menu in the Spotify desktop app and browser web player. Now you can cast your music to Chromecast from the desktop app without having to use the iOS or Android app.

 

Make sure your Spotify desktop app is up to date

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Re: Don't see Chromecast Audio in my device list on Spotify for PC

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Same situation with Mac OS X.

 

Once streaming has been started with iPhone, Chromecast shows up in device-list on Mac.

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Newbie

Same situation here! Please fix!

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Re: Don't see Chromecast Audio in my device list on Spotify for PC

Newbie

Same here, on OSX

Works only when I connect though my Android phone

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Re: Don't see Chromecast Audio in my device list on Spotify for PC

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So the common issue for everyone here is that you can see your Chromecast Audio from spotify on mobile, start a music session, and continue that session from a spotify desktop client. But if you stop or kill spotify on your mobile, than the desktop client is not able to connect to the chromecast audio. All in all it is impossible to listen to spotify via chromecast if there is not a mobile device in the middle to initiate the session. This is by far the dumbest limitation I have ever seen in that kind of connected device scenario. 

Reading this thread, it seems Spotify even told a user that the chromecast support is ONLY for mobile for now.  I'm amazed there was no mention from this in all of last week's communications. And it seriously handicap the value of the chromecast audio.

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Same problem, hope they will support the Chromecast Audio soon on OS X and Windows.

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Yeah, otherwise the chromecast audio isn't all that useful...might as well just plug the mobile/tablet directly into the speaker with a 3.5 jack
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Additionally to the afforementioned problem it is also not possible to control the volume of the chromecast audio output from within the Windows application. It is however, possible to control it via the android app. Please also fix that issue!

Cheers
Fabian
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I'm on MAC OS X with the same problem. :'(

However, the problem might not be on Spotify's end? On both iPad and iPhone you need to install the Chromecast app to be able to set up the Chromcast Audio. There is, however, no app for any of the new Chromecasts in the App Store, maybe this is where the problem lies?

This is a real shame though.
With Chromecast Audio there is finally a good alternative to the old and slow Airport Express.

I really, really, really hope that this gets sorted somehow.

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This feature is supposedly coming soon: https://twitter.com/SpotifyCares/status/650114757123510273

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