How do you get Spotify on a Tesla Model 3?

My Tesla Model 3 was delivered two days ago. I’m ready to charge it for the first time, but I want to listen to music at the charging station. I know you can connect various apps and services to your Tesla, but how do I get Spotify?

Emily Maracle · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Congratulations on the new
Tesla Model 3
! Connecting Spotify to your Model 3 is easy after the major software update to include the app.
Here’s how to get Spotify in your Tesla Model 3:
  1. Open the Media Player
  2. Select the music icon at the bottom of your touchscreen
  3. Select Spotify from the list of apps
  4. Log in to your Spotify account
  5. Once connected, you can begin playing music from Spotify on your Tesla
However, if you want to play Spotify on your Tesla Model 3, you must have a premium account with Spotify. If you don’t currently pay for Spotify, there are other ways to access it:
  1. Bluetooth
  2. USB
To access Spotify via Bluetooth, follow these steps:
  • Turn on the Tesla touchscreen
  • Tap the Bluetooth icon in the top right corner
  • Turn on Bluetooth on your phone and ensure it’s discoverable
  • Tap Add New Device
  • Select your smartphone
  • Connect your phone’s Bluetooth to your Tesla
  • Open the Spotify app and choose your music
To access Spotify via a USB, you’ll need to download music from Spotify as .mp3 and transfer the .mp3 to a USB flash drive. Plug the USB into your Tesla’s USB port, and then the USB icon in the Music tab will open on the touchscreen.
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