How to Get Full Lyrics Spotify on All Devices

Updated by Adam Gorden on Nov. 22, 2019 4:24 PM.

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It's enjoyable experience to view lyrics when playing songs on computer or mobile devices. However, if you are using Spotify no matter desktop client or mobile client, you'll be disappointed to find out that you cannot get lyrics on Spotify. On Spotify official site, it's stated that they are testing the lyrics feature now but didn't tell us when it would be available again.

If you use Spotify much and want to get lyrics for Spotify music as they are sung like before, you should read on the following article. Here's how to view Spotify lyrics on the desktop, Android, iOS, and even on a TV. Let's get started.

Part 1. How to Make Spotify get lyrics
Part 2. How to get Spotify lyrics offline

How to Get Lyrics for Spotify Music on Computer

To enjoy your Spotify tracks with lyrics, you need assistance from an extra app called Musixmatch, a former partner with Spotify that previously supplied the lyric system for Spotify. Although Spotify's partnership with Musixmatch ended a few years ago, the Musixmatch app, available on all devices, will still detect Spotify music and display its lyrics.

As the world's largest catalog of song lyrics and translations, you could find lyrics from most of songs even from lesser-artists. The desktop app will give you all the features for free as long as you connect a Google or Facebook account. The following instructions will show you how to get full lyrics Spotify steps by steps.

How to get Spotify lyrics on PC

Step 1. Download and install the Musixmatch app from the Windows store to your Windows.
Step 2. You should find it in the All Apps area of the Start menu on Windows, then open Musixmatch.
Step 3. Launch Spotify on your computer and start playing a song. Finally, the lyrics will appear in the Musixmatch window after a few seconds.

How to get Spotify lyrics on Mac

Step 1. Download and install the Musixmatch app from the Musixmatch download page to your Mac.
Step 2. Once installed, you will find it in the Applications folder on Mac, then fire up the Musixmatch app.
Step 3. Open Spotify to choose one track to play. After several seconds, the Musixmatch will detect the song you play and you will view lyrics in the Musixmatch windows.

How to get Spotify lyrics on iPhone or Android

Step 1. Launch Spotify on your iPhone and start listening to Spotify music.
Step 2. Tap the 'Now Playing bar' at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3. See the song's lyrics and their story.
Step 4. Swipe the lyrics view to switch to the cover art view.

Note: This feature is currently only available in English on select Spotify songs and playlists. If you don't see the lyrics, then they might not be available for that song yet.

How to make Spotify show song lyrics in Offline Mode

To see lyrics of Spotify songs in offline mode via Musixmatch, simply open the tracks at least once when connected to the internet. In this way, it will download and save the lyrics of the song so that you can see the lyrics anytime even when offline. In addition, with Musixmatch Premium you can enjoy any synced lyrics and their translations – online and offline.

One thing to be noted is that as only Spotify premium users are able to download tracks for offline playing, if you are using free account but still want to download Spotify playlists offline, you may make use of a third-party tool TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify, a smart Spotify music downloader.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Download and convert Spotify music tracks to plain audio formats
  • Extract any Spotify contents like songs, albums, playlists from Spotify
  • Support the offline playback of Spotify music on any smart speakers
  • Preserve Spotify contents with original audio quality and full ID3 tags
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Step 1. Open TunesKit on your computer and then wait for the automatic opening of the Spotify app. You need to go to your library and upload Spotify tracks you want to download to TunesKit windows by drag and drop.

Step 2. Click the 'Menu' on the top-right corner of the window and choose the 'Preference' option. You could set the output audio format as MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B. Otherwise, you set the bit rate, sample rate, and audio channel.

Step 3. Press 'Convert' button to begin downloading and converting the Spotify songs or playlists. Wait till the conversion is completed, then click 'Converted' button to browse all the converted Spotify music files.


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