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Spotify testing voice search within its app

Spotify has been testing a new feature on a small number of users a new voice interface. This voice interface would allow you to open the Spotify app and hit a mic button which would prompt you to make a voice commant like Play my discover weekly, or listen to my workout playlist.

Sure, you can already do this with Google Assistant by ending the command with listen to … on Spotify but a native voice search function would allow make for a better experience tailored specifically for finding music, a playlist, a song, or discovering music.

I spy @Spotify laying the foundation for a smart speaker pic.twitter.com/n1slxIFUNA

Hunter Owens (@owens) March 14, 2018

This test was first found by Twitter user Hunter Owens who included screenshots into a tweet. A Spotify representative confirmed to Tech Crunch that this is a test for now. Currently, only a small number of users have access to the voice interface in the app.