How to Download Podcasts from Spotify for Offline Listening

Updated by Adam Gorden on Mar 11, 2019 1:35 PM.

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As a giant in streaming music service, Spotify is going to become a podcast company too. A while ago, it just acquired Gimlet Media, a podcast producer and Anchor, a podcast startup, in which way it shows its big ambition in content creation business than the music.

According to the reports, Spotify in 2019 will spend up to 500 million USD on podcast deals and bring more podcasts to run exclusively on Spotify. Currently, there are thousands of podcasts to stream on Spotify already. Spotify users can listen to podcast directly from the app. But to download the podcasts offline, a Premium account is required.

Here in this post, we'll show you the solutions to listen to Spotify podcast offline with Premium and without Premium step by step.

Method 1. Download Spotify Podcast Offline with Premium Account

If you have signed up the Premium account of Spotify, you can easily download and save the podcasts to the app so that you can listen to them even without internet connection. To get it done, simply follow these steps:

Note: To download podcasts from Spotify, you can only use the Spotify mobile app instead of the desktop client.

Step 1Select a podcast on Spotify

Open the Spotify app on iPhone or Android. Then browse the store to locate any podcast that you want to download. Then tap the "three dots" icon to the right of the podcast episode.

Step 2Start to download Spotify podcast

Tap Download button. And then podcast will be automatically saved to Your Library. Wait till the downloading process completes.

Step 3Set your mobile device into Offline mode

In Spotify app, tap Your Library. Then Settings > Playback. Switch on Offline. Now, you can listen to the podcast episode within Spotify app even if you’re not connected to the internet.

Method 2. Download Spotify Podcasts without Premium

Although Spotify Premium plan enables you to download podcasts for offline listening, you can only play the episodes within the Spotify app. If you are wondering whether it's possible to listen to Spotify offline podcasts on any device without using Premium account, you should follow these instructions.

What Tool Do You Need

In order to get podcasts from Spotify without Premium, you'll need the help of a smart Spotify music downloading tool, that is, TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. With this software, you are able to remove DRM from Spotify songs/albums/podcasts and download the tracks and episodes no matter you are using Free or Premium account of Spotify.

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Tutorial: How to Get Spotify Podcasts Offline with Free Account

Step 1Drag podcast episode from Spotify to TunesKit

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Launch TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. Then log into your Spotify account as required. After that, choose any podcast that you want to download and drag it to TunesKit downloading window.

Step 2Set output profile

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Click the Preferences menu where you can customize the output format as MP3, AAC or others, as well as set the profile like audio bit rate, sample rate, codec and more.

Step 3Start to download Spotify podcasts

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Click the Convert button and the program will begin downloading and saving the target Spotify podcasts offline as MP3 or other formats at up to 5X faster speed. Wait till the conversion is done.


is an amateur writer engaged in Tuneskit in 2013. He is a movie lover who write a lot of movie reviews for many websites and blogs.

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