[Hot Tips] Easy Guide to Listen to Spotify Offline without Premium

Posted by Adam Gorden on November 09, 2018 10:14:01 AM.

If you are paid user of Spotify, you should be familiar with its Offline Mode which allows you to sync and stream all Spotify playlists and albums to any device for listening even without Wi-Fi or Internet connection. That's indeed a fantastic feature especially when you have limited access to network. But occasionally, premium subscribers may still meet some Spotify offline mode errors that prevent you from playing Spotify offline as expected. In order to solve the problem for good, we are here providing an ultimate solution for both premium and free users to listen to Spotify offline for free.

Part 1. How to Listen to Spotify Offline for Free

For free subscribers of Spotify, this method will enable you listen to Spotify offline without upgrading to premium membership. If you are paid users, you can also try this way or simply download and enjoy Spotify playlist and album using offline mode on Spotify. Compared with the default offline mode, the solution recommended here would be ever-lasting and more cost-effective. So no matter what subscription of Spotify you are using, you are highly suggested to follow this method in order to play Spotify music offline for free.

To make it work, you only need to install a dedicated Spotify playlist downloader called TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. With this tool, you would be able to download and save Spotify playlists, albums and tracks as different kinds of common music formats, like MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, FLAC for offline listening. It doesn't require Spotify premium membership at all. All you should do is drag any Spotify song/playlist to this software and it will convert the Spotify music instantly and losslessly.

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Steps: How to Download Spotify Music for Offline Listening with TunesKit

This is the full tutorial to show you how to download Spotify offline for free with TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. After that, you can listen to the music on any device as you wish without limit.

Step 1Drag Spotify playlist to download offline

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Open TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify on your computer desktop by double-clicking the software icon. Then it will load Spotify app on the drive automatically. Once done, navigate to Spotify account and choose the target songs or playlists you want to listen to offline. Then simply drag the tracks to TunesKit downloading window as shown above.

Step 2Define output settings

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Now go to the top menu of TunesKit Spotify Music Converter and click Preferences. Then you'll enter the interface where you can set the output profile freely. Here you can choose output format, including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV and FLAC. Besides, you are allowed to customize the output audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, conversion speed, etc. if you want to make the music sounds better.

Step 3Download and convert Spotify music for offline listening

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After everything, click OK button to go back to the main interface of TunesKit Spotify Converter. Then find the Convert button and click it to begin downloading the Spotify songs for offline listening.

When the conversion is completed, you can locate the well downloaded Spotify music in the history folder. Then transfer the songs to other devices or players like iPhone, Android, etc. to listen offline at anytime.

Part 2. How Does Offline Mode Work on Spotify

In case you still want to use the default way to listen to Spotify offline, here in this part, we'll show you the complete guide of Spotify offline mode and how to download Spotify offline using offline mode with Spotify premium subscription.

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What You Need to Know about Spotify Offline Mode

The offline mode on Spotify allows premium members to download and sync a maximum of 3,333 Spotify songs per playlist per device. So that you can get temporary offline access to those saved playlists and songs even without network connection. But unlike other music streaming services, all those offline playlists are downloaded in an encrypted form and are playable through Spotify only. And you are limited to sync the downloaded tracks on up to 3 different devices. If you sync a fourth device, it will automatically delete the synced songs on your first device.

Steps: How to Listen to Spotify Offline with Spotify Premium

#1. Download Spotify Music Offline on Android/iOS

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Here are the steps to sync and listen to Spotify music offline on mobile devices such as Android or iOS phone.

Step 1. Connect your device to Internet. Then open Spotify app on the phone and sign into your premium account. Browse and find a track or an album you want to enjoy offline.

Step 2. Tap the Download button at the top of the playlist and wait till the songs are downloaded completely.

Step 3. Disconnect the Internet on your Android or iOS device. Then you'll automatically enter the Offline Mode and keep accessing those offline songs on your phone.

Note: You can also set the Spotify as offline mode by navigating to Settings > Playback and toggling the Offline option.

#2. Download Spotify Music Offline on Mac/PC

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Step 1. Launch Spotify app on your computer and log into your premium membership.

Step 2. Browse the Spotify music store to locate any song or playlist you want to download offline.

Step 3. Toggle the Download option to start downloading the target track or album.

Step 4. Go to File/Apple menu of Spotify app and choose Offline Mode option. After that, you'll be able to listen to the downloaded Spotify music offline.


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