Three Proven Methods to Play Amazon Music on Google Home
Even though we know Amazon Echo is produces by Amazon, Google Home was designed to compete with the popular Amazon Echo. Because of the all-out rivalry between Google Home and Amazon Echo, users couldn't play Amazon Music through a Google Home speaker, or couldn't use voice commands on your Google Home to control Amazon Music the way you would with other apps. There was a workaround where you could use the Amazon Music web app in Google Chrome and cast it from your computer, but that's a lot of extra effort compared to streaming any other music app.
There are various forms of both in-house and third-party services are integrated into Google Home, allowing users to speak voice commands to control interaction with them. Examples of supported services include Google Play Music, Spotify and iHeartRadio for audio, Netflix, YouTube and Google Photos for videos and photos, Google Calendar and Google Keep for tasks, and CNN, CNBC, BBC and The Wall Street Journal for news updates. New services are integrated on an ongoing basis.
While you purchase a Google Home, and you want to know how to play Amazon music on Google Home, just go ahead.
The following will list three solutions to help users to play Amazon Music on Google Home via Android devices, via Google Chrome, and record Amazon music and then listen to them on Google Home.
Shortcuts for you
- Method 1. Use an Android Device to Play Amazon Music on Google Home.
- Method 2. Use Chrome to Play Amazon Music on Google Home
- Method 3. Play Recorded Amazon Music on Google Home with AudiCable [Recommended]
Amazon Music Subscriptions Overview
Here are four Amazon Music Subscriptions for users to choose. （Amazon Music Free， Amazon Music Prime，mazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Music HD).
Amazon Music Free provides free access to top playlists and thousands of stations and includes ads.
Amazon Music Prime is included with your Amazon Prime membership.
With Amazon Music Unlimited, you get all of the great features and functionality of Amazon Music Prime and a lot more.
Amazon Music HD is a premium quality music subscription with 75 million songs in HD and millions of songs in UHD. A growing catalog of songs mastered in Dolby Atmos and Sony's 360 Reality Audio codecs are available in 3D audio on the Amazon Echo Studio.
Of course according to the subscriptions plans, users can get the different music songs from Amazon.
Method 1. Use an Android Device to Play Amazon Music on Google Home
First of all you need to make sure that you have installed Amazon Music app on your Android device. If not, just go to app store to download one.
Step 1. Open the Amazon Music app on your Android device.
Step 2. Tap the cast icon at the bottom of your screen. It looks like a TV with a Wi-Fi symbol inside.
Step 3. Choose your Google Home speaker from the list of devices. Make sure that your phone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Google Home.
Step 4. Choose a song to play, it should play from your Google Home speaker.
Method 2. Use Chrome to Play Amazon Music on Google Home
At first, if you don’t install Chrome on your computer, you need to install one and then go to follow the next guide, because that you need to be using Chrome on your computer so as to stream to a Google device.
Step 1. Launch a new tab in Chrome on your computer, and navigate to the Amazon Music landing page. If needed, sign in to your account or wait for the web app to load on your display—the page is the same for free and paid accounts.
Step 2. Please make sure you are still on the Amazon music page. Tap or click on the ellipsis (triple-dotted menu icon) in the upper-right hand corner of your browser, then select the "Cast… "option.
Step 3. A new menu window reads "Cast tab" that displays currently castable devices on your network.
Step 4. Find the name of your Google Home device (a Google TV, Chromecast with Google TV device, etc.) on the list and select it.
Step 5. The "Cast tab"now displays “Chrome Mirroring” to confirm that the browser is casting live, and click the “X” in the menu box to close it.
Step 6. Go back to the Amazon Music website and browse for something to play on your Google Home device.
Step 7. To stop casting, reopen the “Cast” menu in Chrome and highlight the casted device, Select “Stop casting” to end the session.
The method is effective because you can cast to Google devices among Google family such as a Chromecast, Chromecast with Google TV, Chromecast Audio, Google Home, Google Nest Mini, Nest Hub devices, and Google OS TVs. Please also note that your devices have to be on the same WiFi network as your computer to cast to them.
Method 3. Play Downloaded Amazon Music on Google Home with AudiCable [Recommended]
Since you can use the cast function of the Google Home app or Bluetooth to play Amazon music, if you want to get more freedom and control to play Amazon music on your Google Home, this method is recommended. This method is mainly to record and download Amazon music offline and save to MP3, AAC format and then use Google Home to play these downloaded music via Spotify app or Google Chrome and so on.
To download Amazon music to MP3 or AAC format, here we recommend AudiCable Audio Recorder to help. AudiCable is an all-in-one audio recorder and audio converter which is mainly designed to help users to download Amazon music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF formats with fast speed and excellent audio quality kept. All the ID3 tags will also kept during the recording. You can not only download Amazon music with AudiCable, the other streaming music apps like Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music and so on, AudiCable can also help you record and download them for offline playback.
AudiCable Audio Recorder
- Fully support for Amazon Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, etc.
- Add customized music source manually.
- Save streaming music tracks to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC.
- Retain ID3 tags after conversion.
- Keep high audio quality and fast speed.
- Free updates & technical support.
Guide to Download Amazon Music to MP3 / AAC Step by Step
Step 1. Install AudiCable Audio Recorder and launch
From the above download button, you can directly download AudiCable Audio Recorder on your computer, and click to launch it on your PC.
There has been some popular streaming music apps listed on the screenshot. Here we would like to record Amazon Music, just choose and click. If you want to add music from some
Step 2. Output format, output quality and output path settings
Before we choose music tracks to record, we need to set the output format, output quality and output path by clicking the "setting button" on the top right.
For output formats, there are totally five audio formats including MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF for you to choose, and here we choose MP3 as the output format. You can also set the audio quality among 128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps and 320kbps. Or you can reset the output folder to save the recorded audio files.
Step 3. Login with Amazon Music Account.
Click to open Amazon Music on AudiCable. It will access the built-in Amazon web player automatically. Tap Sign in button on the top right corner and login with your Amazon music account.
Step 4. Start to download from Amazon Music
Tap "podcasts icon" on the upper left of Amazon Music (according to the audio type you want to record, you can select Music as well), then you can browse for a podcast and then play it. AudiCable will auto recognize the playing process and record the playing audio simultaneously.
Unless you record Audiobook than 1 hours and like so, please select Do not split via "record setting" icon on the upper right of AudiCable
Step 5. Find the downloaded Amazon tracks and listen to them on Google Home
After the downloading, you can move to any audio track, then a "file icon" is displayed. Click it to locate the downloaded Amazon Music files directly.
After you download Amazon music offline, you can upload these music files to Spotify app or other streaming app which can be played on Google Home without restrictions, like voice control and so on. Or you can use Google Chrome to play these downloaded music on Google Home.
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The article totally collects three different methods for users to play Amazon Music on Google Home. According to your need, you can choose one suitable for you. Of course we recommend the third method which is suitable for most people among them. Once you record Amazon music to MP3 or AAC format with AudiCable Audio Recorder, you can also play these music files on your audio player devices at ease.