3 Simple Ways to Set Spotify Songs as Alarm on Android/iPhone

Posted by Adam Gorden on December 19, 2018 17:13:22 PM.

Are you tired of waking up to the standard alarm clock tones every morning? If so, you can start waking up to a specific song of your favorite playlist supported by Spotify. This will surely strengthen the motivation behind waking up so early. Currently there are numerous ways to set Spotify as alarm. To avoid such stress and boredom, follow the top 3 simple ways here to have a stress free morning or day by setting Spotify songs/playlists as alarm on your Android or iPhone.

Method 1. Set Spotify Music as Alarm for Android

Set Spotify as Alarm on Android with SpotOn

Setting an alarm using Spotify has been made easier with various apps that are currently available. One such app is SpotOn, which works best on Android devices. Besides having a simple interface, SpotOn is slowly gaining rise among Android users. These steps are all you need to Spotify as Android alarm.


Step 1. Download and install the SpotOn app on your Android phone.

Step 2. Sign in to your Premium Spotify account.

Step 3. Tap on 'WAKE' tab in order to create a new alarm.

Step 4. While at the account, you need to set the particular time that you need your alarm to produce sound.

Step 5. Tap on the 'TAP TO SELECT MUSIC' button. Remember you are free to choose a playlist or album.

There are also some other effects that you can incorporate as you use Spotify songs as alarm. These include adding a fade in effect, shuffling your songs or letting the alarm vibrate as well.

Set Spotify as Android Alarm with Google Clock App

Google Clock App is also available for the same purpose. This is simple and doable because Google’s ClockApp has already been updated to help to set your favorites Spotify tracks as alarm for Android devices.

You will need to install Google Clock application in order to go this direction. From Google Play, download the Google Clock as well as the Spotify app on your Android. Ensure your gadget is running Android 5.0 and above. Also, note that this feature can be used by both premium and free users of Spotify. However, only premium users can get the benefit of selecting an alarm clock, while free users will have random tracks that will be automatically generated.

Note: If you are using the free account of Spotify, you are highly suggested to follow the 3rd method below which will enable you to select any Spotify track as you wish as alarm on your phone.

google clock app

Now follow these simple steps in order to succeed in setting Spotify alarm on Android using the Google Clock:

Step 1. Start by opening the Google clock application, and then click on any alarm of your choice to edit. Or alternatively, you can click on a + icon to open a new account.

Step 2. Go to the 'Sound icon' and click on it. You will then be redirected to a Spotify tab that you need to tap.

Step 3. For the first timers, you have to connect to your Spotify account. Do this by simply tapping on the connect icon to continue.

Step 4. Once you have linked Spotify account to Google clock, you can then select an album or playlist from your recently played tracks. Just browse from your Spotify catalog of music and search for the songs of choice. A song that soothes your heart and not the normal ugly tones that wakes you up every day.

Method 2. Set Spotify Song as iPhone Alarm

Like Android, it is also easy to set alarm for iPhone devices with Spotify songs or playlists. There is no better way to be woken by your favorite, soothing song. Let’s have an overview on how you can start the alarm setting process on iPhone till completion.

Step 1. Download and install the 'Alarm Clock for Spotify' app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Open your Spotify account by logging in and tapping anywhere on the screen. This will open the settings.

Step 3. Pick on 'Alarms' then click on 'Add' so as to create a new alarm. You can settle on your favorite song or any other song that you want to play as the alarm.

Step 4. Now you can set the time. It is also recommended that you select how frequent you want the alarm to repeat.

Step 5. Go to 'Playlist' and tap on it. Then click on 'Add' at the right upper corner.

Step 6. Pick on the Spotify song that you want to set as your iPhone alarm. Tap on 'Done' to complete the alarm setting process.

It doesn’t matter how long your alarm will ring. What matters is that you are listening to your favorite tunes at the right time. To continue enjoying your favorite selection, you can tap 'continue playing' button to keep Spotify playing even after switching off your alarm. Your mornings are never going to be the same again given that you wake up to a soothing music.

Method 3. Ultimate Solution to Set Spotify as Alarm on Both Android & iPhone

No matter whether you are using Android or iPhone, you can set any Spotify track as alarm on your device in a much easier way, that is, using a 3rd-party Spotify music tool like TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader to download Spotify songs and playlists offline so that you can directly copy them to Android or iOS as alarm.

The reason why Spotify music can not be set as mobile phone’s alarm directly is because that Spotify songs are protected by DRM, a technology that prevents you from sharing Spotify music freely on non-approved devices. Therefore, in order to break the limit so as to set Spotify as alarm easily, you need to remove DRM from Spotify first. And that's what TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader will do for you.

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Step 1Add Spotify songs

add spotify songs

Open TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify, then directly drag any track or album from Spotify app and drop the files into TunesKit downloading screen. Or in the other way, you can paste the URL of the Spotify songs or albums to the search bar and click 'OK' to locate the songs.

Step 2Set output format

select output format

Simply click the menu bar and choose Preferences to select the output format, adjust the bit rate, channel, sample rate, etc.

Step 3Download Spotify songs offline

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Now click 'Convert' button at the bottom right and the program will start to download and convert your Spotify tracks to common formats at up to 5X faster speed.

Step 4Transfer Spotify songs to iPhone/Android

After downloading completed, you can find the offline songs from history folder. Then you may sync the tracks to iPhone via iTunes or transfer them to Android with USB cable.

Step 5Use Spotify music as alarm on your phone

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Take iPhone as an example. To set the converted Spotify songs as alarm, you can simply go to 'Clock' > 'Edit' > 'Sound' and then choose the ringtones that you've saved from Spotify as alarm.

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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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