Since the summer, Amazon Echo’s pretty self-explanatory ‘multi-room music’ feature has let you ask Alexa to play music from Amazon Music, TuneIn or iHeartRadio to a specific Echo or group of Echoes.
From today, that functionality has been expanded to Spotify, allowing users to command Alexa to stream specific songs, albums, artists and playlists to one or more Echoes that have been named in the app.
For example, to get Biffy Clyro streaming across every Echo speaker upstairs, you have to group and name the speakers as ‘upstairs’ and say, “Alexa, play Biffy Clyro on upstairs from Spotify”.
For now, that multi-room luxury is limited to Echo speakers, with third-party Alexa speakers, such as the Sonos One and Ultimate Ears Megablast, not yet supported.
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