How to download Spotify songs to phone?

You may want to download Spotify songs to your phone since streaming music uses your monthly mobile data when there is no wifi network. As we all know, only Spotify premium users can download songs to phones for offline playback. Free users are only allowed to stream songs.

With Spotify Premium, you can download albums, playlists, and podcasts.

How to download Spotify songs on phone?

  1. When you’re online, go to what you want to download.
    Note: You can’t download individual songs, but you can put them in a playlist and download the playlist.
  2. Tap  to download.
    On Android, tap Download on .

A green arrow  indicates the download was successful.

Downloads save to Your Library.

You might lose your downloads if:

  • You don’t go online at least once in 30 days
  • You reinstall the app
  • You download to more than 5 devices
    Note: Downloads are removed from the device you’ve used least recently

In addition, the downloaded Spotify songs are DRM-protected and only Spotify can recognize them. You won't find playable song files on your phone. If you want to download Spotify songs to phone as local files, try below options.

Spotify free users can also Download Spotify songs to phone

Actually you need to download Spotify sonsg to your Mac/PC first and then sync the songs to your phone. Songs downloaded with premium are in an encrypted form and can't be synced to phone. You need to download Spotify songs to drm-free format such as mp3. Here we will show you several ways to download Spotify songs to mp3 on Mac/Windows.

1. AllToMP3

AllToMP3 is a app for Mac/Windows/Linux that allows you to download mp3 songs from YouTube, SoundCloud, Spotify and Deezer. Copy&paste the song name, url or playlist url to the search bar and then hot enter on your keyboard. AllToMP3 will download the songs to mp3 immediately. Same as Spotify ✪ Deezer Music Downloader, it also searches and downloads Spotify songs from online libraries, so some songs may not be downloaded. The downloaded song is 256 kbps and most metadata will be preserved such as name, artist, album, album artwork. It is also suitable to download single songs, since it often stops when you use it to download Spotify playlists.


Pros: Free

Cons: Often stops when downloading Spotify playlists.

2. iMusic

iMusic is a versatile music tool for you to manage, transfer, download and record songs. iMusic is able to download songs on your Mac/PC from more than 3,000 music sites. It means you can directly download MP3 from YouTube, Spotify, Pandora, last.fm, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Facebook, VEVO, etc. You can use it to download Spotify single songs, but not playlists, since it takes a long time to load all songs. The songs are not in the same order as the playlist. iMuisc's free trial version allows you to download 10 songs, then you need to pay $59.95 for lifetime license or $39.95 for 1 year subscription.


Pros: Download from more than 3,000 music sites

Cons: May download wrong songs, wrong album artwork, slow downloading Spotify playlists.

3. Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Ondesoft Spotify Converter is a professional Spotify music downloader that allows you to download Spotify songs and albums to mp3, m4a, wav and flac. Different from above Spotify music downloaders, it record songs directly from Spotify app, so you can download any Spotify songs with 100% original quality, up to 320 kbps. It will preserve all metadata. Ondesoft Spotify Converter is available on both Mac and Windows.

Spotify to mp3

Pros: 100% original quality, 320kbps with metadata.

Cons: Not free

Follow below steps and learn how to download Spotify music to mp3 with Ondesoft Spotify Converter.

1. Run Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows.

spotify to mp3 converter

2. Select Spotify music

Drag&drop tracks, playlists or albums from Spotify app to the interface directly. Or click "Add Files", copy&paste the link of the song, album or playlist to the bottom area and then click + icon. To copy the link, right click the playlist, album or song and choose "Share" - Copy Playlist(or Album/Song) Link.

drag&drop spotify songs

All songs in the playlist or albums will be checked by default. You are free to uncheck the tracks you don't want to convert.

3. Choose output format (optional)

Click the gear icon on the top right corner to open Settings. Here you can select output format (MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF), choose output audio quality, cover quality, change the output path, organize the output files in various ways, rename output files and more.

Spotify to mp3, m4a, wav, flac

4. Click Convert button

If you don't need to change output settings, just skip to this step. Click Convert button to start converting Spotify to MP3.

Spotify to mp3

After conversion, click below folder icon to quickly locate the DRM-free Spotify songs, albums or playlists in MP3 format. You can then transfer and play them anywhere such as iTunes , Google Play Music , iPod , Sandisk , etc. or burn them to CD .

Spotify to mp3 converter

With Ondesoft Spotify Converter, you can download any playlists, tracks or albums you want from Spotify even after .

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