Play Spotify music on Garmin Forerunner 245 Music without Premium

Forerunner 245 is a running watch that includes training status to indicate if you're under training or overdoing it, and training plans from Garmin Coach. The Forerunner 245 comes in two different versions—without music storage for $300, and with storage for up to 500 songs for $350. With the second version, you can sync your playlists from select music streaming services — such as Deezer, Amazon Music and Spotify — right to your watch. Forerunner 245 Music can store up to 500 songs. However, this will requires premium subscription.

Is it possoble to sync Spotify playlists without premium? The answer is yes. Here we have found a way.

Sync Spotify playlists to Forerunner 245 Music without Spotify premium

To sync Spotify playlists without premium, you need to download Spotify music to mp3 and then send them to Forerunner 245 as local music.

Before you can send your local music to your device, you must install the Garmin Express application on your computer (www.garmin.com/express). You can load your personal audio files, such as .mp3 and .aac files, to a Forerunner 245 Music device from your computer.

1. Connect the device to your computer using the included USB cable.

2. On your computer, open the Garmin Express application, select your device, and select Music.

TIP: For Windows® computers, you can select and browse to the folder with your audio files. For Apple® computers, the Garmin Express application uses your iTunes® library.

3. In the My Music or iTunes Library list, select an audio file category, such as songs or playlists.

4. Select the checkboxes for the audio files, and select Send to Device.

5. If necessary, in the Forerunner 245 Music list, select a category, select the checkboxes, and select Remove From Device to remove audio files. Listening to Music 1 Hold DOWN from any screen to

Follow below steps to download and save Spotify music to mp3 on your Mac/Windows.

1. Run Ondesoft Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Ondesoft Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account with the built-in Spotify web player, whether free or premium.

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2. Choose output format (optional)

Ondesoft Spotify Converter will download Spotify songs in original format by default, mostly in M4A format. It also supports downloading Spotify music in MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF formats. Click the gear icon on the top right corner to change output format if you need. You can also change the output folder, quality, volume, file name format, etc. according your needs.

Spotify to mp3, m4a, wav, flac

3. Select Spotify songs, albums or playlists

Browse or search to find the songs, playlists or albums you want to download with the built-in Spotify web player. Click the red Add to list button to load all songs.

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All songs in the playlist or albums will be checked by default. You can uncheck the songs you don't want to download.

4. Click Convert button

Click Convert button to start downloading Spotify music to the format you choose.

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 them to your Forerunner 245 music device with above Garmin Express application on your computer.

Spotify to mp3 converter

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