How to Get Spotify on Windows Phone

Posted by Adam Gorden on Sep. 7, 2020 3:21 PM.
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Hi I recently got Spotify premium and it works fine on everything except Windows Phone. Is this meant to happen? If so, does anyone recommend any apps that let you download music?—User from Reddit

Back in 2017, Spotify had confirmed the Spotify app for Windows Phone had been placed into maintenance mode, which means Spotify team would not update the app on Windows Phone anymore. And they also announced that the maintenance mode status would be ended in 2019, and by then Windows Phone users will not get the Spotify app with full functionality.

So even if you have subscribed to Spotify’s Premium plan, you still can not download songs on your Windows Phone because this feature has been shut down by the Spotify team. Besides, many users have reported other feature losses on their Spotify Windows Phone app like no result will be shown in the search bar and the Spotify Connect can not be used anymore.

But don’t worry, if you still want to play Spotify songs, check out the following part. We’ll give you a full guide to play Spotify songs on your Windows Phone without Premium.

Part 1. Why Spotify Stop Supporting Windows Phone?
Part 2. How to Get Spotify on Windows Phone
Part 3. Final Thoughts

Why Spotify Stop Supporting Windows Phone?

Can you still get Spotify on Windows Phone? Yes, if you can put up with all those functionality losses and the buggy API which almost makes the app unusable. But why Spotify no longer updates the app on Windows Phone? The reason is obvious, because the phone is not popular anymore.

Windows Phone was first launched in 2010 and it gained an estimated user base of 6.9 million people by the year 2010. But it didn’t use an Android system which later became one of the the most popular systems in the world. And in 2012 Google stopped making its apps for Windows Phone. Windows Phone users could not use Google apps like YouTube, Maps, G-mail, etc. And from then on Windows Phone started to collapse.

Spotify apparently won’t make so much effort to support a product that’s no longer popular. And so it finally shut down the update on Windows Phone in 2017.

But by the year of 2020, Windows Phone still has about 1 million users worldwide, how can these customers use the most popular music streaming platform on their Windows Phone? In the next part, we’ll provide you a solution.

How to Get Spotify on Windows Phone

There’s no Spotify for Windows Phone anymore. But you still can play Spotify songs on your Windows Phone even without Premium.

With the TunesKit Spotify Music Converter, you can download Spotify songs to MP3 or other popular formats on your computer. Then you can put all these songs in your Windows Phone and play them on any music player. All these steps will not require a Spotify Premium account.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter is designed to convert Spotify audio files into 6 different formats such as MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV and FLAC. With a accelerator designed by out specialists, the converting speed can be speeded up to 5X faster. Almost 100% of the original song quality will be kept after converting process. All the converted songs can be put and play on any supported devices without Premium.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Convert and download Spotify songs to MP3 and other formats
  • Download any Spotify contents at 5X faster speed
  • Play Spotify songs offline on Windows Phone without Premium
  • Save Spotify with the original ID3 tags and album cover
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1Launch TunesKit and Import Songs from Spotify

add spotify tracks to tuneskit

Open TunesKit software and the Spotify will be launched simultaneously. Then drag and drop tracks from Spotify into the TunesKit interface.

2 Set Up Output Parameters

set output format

After adding music tracks from Spotify to TunesKit, you can choose the output audio format. There're six options including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV and FLAC. And then you can adjust the audio quality by selecting the output channel, bit rate, and sample rate.

3 Start the Conversion

downloading spotify music

Once all the setting is finished, click the "Convert" button to start loading Spotify music tracks. After the conversion, all the files will be saved to your specified folder. You could browse all the converted songs by clicking "Converted" and navigate to the output folder.

Play Spotify Songs on Windows Phone

1. Connect your Windows Phone to your computer with a USB cable.

connect windows phone to pc

2. Find the converted songs in your computer folder and then copy and paste it to your Windows Phone.

3. Play Spotify songs on your Windows Phone with any music player.

Final Thoughts

Although Spotify doesn't support Windows Phone anymore. We are not forgetting you. By using our TunesKit Spotify Music Converter, you can listen to any Spotify songs and podcasts on your Windows Phone without the Spotify app. And you don't even need a Spotify Premium account to do so.Click the download button right below and start a free trial, you'll get the best Spotify listening experience on your Windows Phone.

 

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