Today’s tech news: Spotify offers premium users a Google Home mini for free

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Do you have a premium subscription family plan in Spotify? You will get a Google Home mini speaker for free as the music streaming company announced it today. Only US Spotify customer’s family plan subscribers can claim their Google Home Mini regularly priced at $49 through Dec. 31.

As tech giant google partnered with Spotify gives voice assistants to the users who signed up premium accounts. Every smart assistant speaker can play music from Spotify. But, goal of this campaign to promote the sales of google home mini and Spotify.

Now, Spotify has 180 million monthly active users, with about 83 million of those being paying subscribers. Earlier this month, Spotify announced it was among the initial partners along with others such as Pandora.

“With the advent of voice and smart speakers this now becomes a key context where people are listening to music. So teaming up with Google to invest in voice and to bring a Google device to all our Spotify families is a holy smokes moment,” said Alex Norström, Spotify’s chief premium business officer. “Our goal is ubiquity. We want to be everywhere where our users are.”

It also has a deal with Samsung to have the music service on its phones and other devices, as well as the in-development Galaxy Home smart speaker. The Amazon has made out its echo in half of the US market within a year. You can follow the instructions for setting up the device.

How to Link Spotify to Google Home:

Download the Google Home app and open it.

Tap the menu in the top-left corner.

Tap Account preferences, then Linked media accounts.

Select Spotify and tap Link Account, then Log in to Spotify.
Note: If you don’t already have a Spotify account, you can create one by tapping Sign up to Spotify. After this, you’ll need to start the account link process from the beginning.

Tap okay to confirm.