“I have been using the Spotify application for so long now. However, recently, I decided to switch from my old device to a new Android phone. What are the ways on how to download music from Spotify to Android phone? Shall I pay for a certain procedure or can I do this for free?”
This “how to download music from Spotify to Android phone” is a usual question that you can see on many community platforms. Queries are specifically coming from people who happened to charge their devices from the old ones to new ones (same with the person asking the highlighted question above). Android is definitely a good device to use. Actually, there are about 2 billion Android users around the globe, and they have attested that Android devices are great gadgets for listening to music. And, the good thing is that the Spotify application is supported by these devices making it very easy for users to stream songs from the mentioned app.
If you are interested to know how to download music from Spotify to Android phone, we will be discussing two methods here – for the premium Spotify account owners and for those who are using the application for free. Added to that, we are also to give information and tips for users who opt to listen to Spotify songs in offline mode. If these topics seemed to be informational to you, continue reading this article then.
If you have a Spotify Premium Account and you wish to download your favorite Spotify playlists on the Android device you are using, it is so easy to do the downloading. Answering this “how to download music from Spotify to Android phone” question is very simple to do. You just have to make sure that you have an active Spotify Premium subscription and of course the Spotify application itself.
Here is a detailed procedure that you can follow.
Having a Spotify Premium account is definitely an advantage especially because there are several advantages that one can get from using it. And, one of those perks is the ability to stream even in offline mode. However, you should know that once your Spotify premium subscription ended, all those saved or downloaded songs will vanish or disappear.
The only option to continue listening to those is to keep your Spotify premium active unless you are very well versed on other methods to keep those Spotify favorites on your device forever. Well if you are not, you will be learning about a third-party application in the second part of this article that can actually do the conversion and downloading of Spotify with ease (without having to keep your premium subscription).
Let us discuss another answer to this “how to download music from Spotify to Android phone” question in the next part of the article.
After discussing a procedure to download Spotify tracks on your Android phone using your Premium account, we will now be focusing on how to download music from Spotify to Android phone if you are a free user. This can be done through the help of applications like this AMusicSoft Spotify Music Converter.
AMusicSoft Spotify Music Converter is a third-party software application that has the ability to keep any Spotify track and even have those converted to another output format. This application can remove the DRM encryption of the songs while keeping all the ID3 tags and metadata information of the songs. The output files are as well of very high quality. This is so easy to use and can be installed simply as well. Here are the steps to follow.
There are only three steps that you must do and here are those.
After installing the AMusicSoft Spotify Music Converter on your PC, you just have to launch it and begin importing the chosen Spotify songs that you wish to convert and download on your Android device.
There are several output formats supported by this software application. You just need to make sure that after importing the Spotify songs, you are to select an output that is playable on Android devices, perhaps, the MP3 format. Also, by defining an output folder, access to converted Spotify tracks will be easy. Thus, this is recommended to be done.
After ticking the “Convert” button at the bottom area of the screen, the conversion should happen in a few minutes as well as the DRM removal process. This will only take some of your time. After this, you should be able to have the converted Spotify songs and transfer those to your Android phone either via a USB cable or any transferring app or tool. With this, listening to Spotify tracks in offline mode for free users will be easy and achievable!
Now that you know our two answers to this “how to download music from Spotify to Android phone” query as you have read in the first two parts of this post, we will now be giving you some tips pertaining to Spotify offline mode.
If you are not sure how the Offline mode can be set, you just have to simply proceed to your Spotify settings. Look for the “Playback” option and make sure to enable the “Offline Mode” option by sliding the toggle button or slider that you will see on your device.
While you are on Spotify Offline mode, the app will keep you updated with the content that you have access to. Say, for example, you tap one artist to follow him, the Spotify application will be showing a pop-up message on the screen asking you to go online to continue.
Now, if you are trying to browse or check some playlists, albums, artists, or any other music that you were not able to download previously, you won’t be able to access them as they will be greyed-out or hidden. If you want to see those hidden songs, there is a way to do that, you just have to enable the “Show unplayable songs” menu under the “Playback” option.
Also, there is a way to set a schedule for downloading songs that you want to be available when you are on offline mode. By tapping the “Download” button, you will be able to do that.
Now, once you disable the “Offline Mode” on your Spotify, the scheduled tracks for downloading will be downloaded by the app. Under the “Your Library” option, those queued songs for download will be shown. You can use this as a reference just in case you want to check.
Also, if you think the songs are taking so much space on your storage, you can delete any track by tapping the toggle button again.
Actually, the “how to download music from Spotify to Android phone” is no longer a difficult question. There are lots of ways to keep Spotify songs on your Android phone. What remains as a challenge is that if this is possible even if you are a free Spotify user – which for now, I guess is no longer an issue as well. If you have been caught in the same dilemma, it should be easy for you now to solve the problem given that there are those tips we have provided in the earlier parts of this post.
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Last updated: March 31, 2021
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