Spotify While Swimming

Spotify While Swimming

January 29, 2021

Spotify While Swimming

We get a lot of customers asking how they can use Spotify while swimming.

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services, followed by Apple Music, Pandora, etc. 

We have decided to cover the topic of Spotify and swimming and share all the possible ways for you to enjoy Spotify in the pool. Below you will find 4 different solutions for Spotify - and streaming music in general. The same will apply to many other apps, like Audible audio books or podcasts.

 

#1 Spotify with Apple Watch & Interval

The latest Spotify Apple Watch update allows you to stream music directly from the Apple Watch without the use of your iPhone.

You will need WiFi or cellular coverage on your watch to stream Spotify. You also need the Spotify Premium subscription to enable the offline play.

On the Spotify watch app - select the 'destination' as Apple Watch (see the screen shots below) and have your H2O Interval paired with the watch directly.

   

Pick your playlist, clip the watch on your Interval and jump in! 

We have confirmed this with number of customers and the results are great!

 

#2 Spotify with your phone - STREAM2

The STREAM2 can connect to your phone via Bluetooth (and it also have internal memory for 1,000+ songs). We have many happy customers using the Bluetooth mode and playing the Spotify (and other apps) music from the phone.
 
TIP: The best is to place your phone mid-way on the pool deck to keep in the Bluetooth range. Clip the STREAM2 on your goggles and keep it on the top of your head, above the surface. (Note that if you fully submerge, the audio will cut out until your come to the surface again. This is due to the laws of physics as Bluetooth does not penetrate under water). This is a great setup also for Endless Pools.
If you swim back stroke or dive a lot, I recommend playing the music from the internal memory to avoid any interruptions, but this is only music you own (not rented streaming music)
We recommend this set up if you want to stream music from your phone apps. We also recommend the short cord headphones. 
  

 

#3 Spotify with GARMIN Watch & Interval 

GARMIN watches also support music. Garmin has a Spotify app that does offline play mode and works well. All the music is downloaded to your Garmin watch and then played through the Interval.
 

  

#4 Spotify with your phone - AMPHIBX Case

This is another good setup. You will put your smart phone into the case and strap it on your waist. Play the Spotify music or any other app from your phone, insert the phone in the Amphibx case, connect the headphones and dive in!

We recommend adding the waist belt and the Surge Sportwrap headphones to complete the setup.

 

We hope this was helpful. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email: support@h2oaudio.com

- Team H2O Audio