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    How to disconnect Spotify from Alexa

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    How to disconnect Spotify from your Alexa speaker and stop sharing data between your accounts. It takes a few seconds to disconnect Spotify from Alexa. You can disconnect Spotify from Alexa via the Alexa app or from the Spotify website.


    Having your Spotify account connected to Alexa allows you to listen to music from any Amazon Echo device. If you disconnect Spotify from Alexa, you can always connect again at a later time.



    If you use your Spotify account with Alexa to play music on your Amazon Echo smart device, you may need to unlink the account.

    You may want to do this to fix a problem temporarily or permanently because you are closing your Spotify account. Either way, there are two easy ways to disconnect Spotify from Alexa.


    Here's how to disconnect Spotify using the Alexa app for iPhone and Android devices, or via the Spotify website on your Mac or PC.

    How to disconnect Spotify from Alexa using the Alexa app

    1. Open the Alexa mobile app on your iPhone or Android device and tap the menu icon on the top left (it looks like three horizontal lines).
    2. Tap "Settings".
    3. Tap "Music & Podcasts".
    4. The Music & Podcasts page lists all the services currently connected to your Alexa (and also allows you to link new services). Find “Spotify” in the list and tap on it.
    5. On the Spotify details page, tap “Disable Skill” and confirm your choice.

    How to disconnect Spotify from Alexa using Spotify web page

    1. In a web browser on your Mac or PC, go to the Spotify website and log into your account. 
    2. Click "Profile" in the upper right corner, then click "Account".
    3. In the list on the left, click "Apps".
    4. Find "Alexa" in the list of apps with access to Spotify information, then click "Remove Access". Confirm your choice.

    If you have disconnected your Spotify account from Alexa, but later decide you want to reconnect, you can do so at any time. See our article "How to Connect Spotify to Alexa" for more information.



    Further Reading:

    • How to connect Spotify to Alexa and set Spotify as your default music player
    • How to connect Spotify to Alexa
    • How to connect Spotify with Amazon Echo
    • How to enable Alexa skills: 3 different ways
    • How to make and answer calls with Amazon Echo
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