How to upload local music to Spotify?

Spotify is not only a populay music streaming service, but also a wonderful music player that allows you to integrate and play all you local songs. It's a all-in-one music player. In addition to its over 100 million tracks, you can also use your Spotify app to play music files stored on your computer (which we call "local files"). Spotify supported audio formats include: MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, etc.

How to add local music to Spotify on desktop?

1. Click the arrow icon in the top-right corner of the app and select Settings.

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2. Scroll down to Your Library. Switch Show Local Files on. Songs in My Music, Downloads will be automatically added to Spotify. Switch off any sources you don't want Spotify to access. Click Add a source to select any music folder to sync to Spotify.

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3. Click Your Library in the top-left. You'll find a playlist called Local Files. Click this to view and play all the songs that you've uploaded to Spotify.

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How to sync local music to Spotify on mobile and tablet?

Although you can also upload local music to Spotify with a free account on desktop, to sync them to mobile device, you need a premium account.

First, import your local files to Spotify using the desktop app (see instructions above), then add the files to a playlist. Then:

1. Log in on your mobile or tablet using the same WiFi network as your desktop app.
2. Select the playlist containing the local files.
3. Switch on Download.

How to upload local music to Spotify on mobile and tablet?

If you don't have Spotify Premium, but want to play local music on mobile device with Spotify, you can transfer local songs to your mobile device first and then add them to Spotify from your device.

  1. Tap your profile picture.
  2. Tap Settings and privacy.
  3. Tap Local Files.
  4. Switch Show audio files from this device on.
  5. Your stored music is now playable from Local Files in Your Library.

A pop-up will ask permission to access your local network. Accept this permission to enable Local Files transfer between desktop and mobile. Your stored music is now playable from Local Files in Your Library.

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If you want to integrate all your songs into one music player but don't want to pay for spotify premium, you can transfer Spotify songs to a free music player that you use on mobile.

Ondesoft Spotify Converter is designed for you to remove DRM protection from any Spotify music and convert Spotify music to MP3 , M4A, MAV and FLAC. It will keep all ID tags and 100% original quality to the output songs.

Tutorial on how to convert Spotify music to MP3 for backup:

1. Download and install Ondesoft Spotify Converter

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2. Add songs to Ondesoft Spotify Converter

When you open the converter, the Spotify will open automatically. You are able to drag songs, playlist, albums, artists, tracks, etc from Spotify app to Ondesoft Spotify Converter. Or you can click the Add Files button, copy and paste the relevant links from Spotify web player to the search bar on the bottom of the interface. Then click the Add button to import songs.

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3. Start the conversion

After you import songs, you can change the output format by clicking the Options button.

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Then Click the Convert button, it will start the conversion.

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4. Sync Spotify music

When the conversion finishes, click below folder icon and you will find all converted songs. Sync the DRM-free Spotify songs to your mobile device and play them with your mobile music player.

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