Spotify is getting an official app for Wear OS

Wear OS's app selection is actually pretty good, but ever since it was first released as Android Wear back in 2014, one of the biggest absences has been a proper Spotify app. Well, ladies and gentlemen, that's finally changing.

On October 17, Spotify announced on its official blog that it's launching a standalone Wear OS app for its streaming service so you can access the best bits of Spotify without having to ever touch your phone.

You'll be able to use the app to browse through your favorite playlists right on your watch, and when you find a song you want to listen to, the playback screen will have controls for pause/play, skipping a track, going back to the previous song, adding it to your library, and sending it to another device using Spotify Connect.

Spotify's partnering with Fossil Group to have its app installed on all Fossil Gen 4 and Micahel Kors Access Runway watches out of the box, but any Wear OS device will be able to download it, too.

Spotify says that its Wear OS app is rolling out of the coming week, so be sure to keep an eye out for it on the Play Store.

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Joe Maring

Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.