How to Connect and Save Spotify Music to Google Drive

Updated by Adam Gorden on May 26, 2021 3:54 PM.
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If you have the good habit to back up your media content on the cloud, then Google Drive could be one of the best options as it offers you 15G of free storage and allows you to upload, edit, synchronize, and share saved files including documents, images, audios, and videos across devices. But if you are trying to transfer Spotify music files to Google Drive, you may find it's not as easy as imagined.

Firstly, you have to subscribe to Spotify Premium with which you can get the right to download the Spotify songs and playlists for offline use. Besides, as the offline Spotify music downloaded with a Premium account can only be played well on devices that support Spotify app, it seems impossible to sync those offline Spotify songs to Google Drive for playback.

But please don't worry. Here we are going to introduce a simple way for you to easily download and connect Spotify music to Google Drive even if you are using Spotify free accounts.

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Part 1. How to Download Spotify Playlist to MP3
Part 2. How to Move Spotify Music to Google Drive
Part 3. Video Demo: Upload Spotify Music to Google Drive
Part 4. How to Upload Google Drive Files to Spotify for Playing

How to Download Spotify Playlist to MP3

In order to make Google Drive recognize those downloaded Spotify songs or playlists, we should make sure those Spotify tracks are saved in common audio formats such as MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, and more. However, since Spotify doesn't allow us to store Spotify music as MP3 or other formats, we have to seek for a special tool that can help us extract Spotify to MP3.

Here you meet the mighty TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify, a smart and powerful Spotify songs downloading tool. It is specialized in downloading and extracting Spotify songs to plain audio formats with original quality and ID3 tags preserved. No matter you are using a free or premium account on Spotify, this application will help you easily download and convert any Spotify track to popular format in the way you prefer.

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TunesKit Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Save Spotify music to Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, OneDrive
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, FLAC, AAC, M4A, WAV, and M4B
  • Download Spotify contents with Free or Premium accounts easily
  • Work at a 5× faster speed and keep lossless quality and ID3 tags
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Download and install the free trial version of this Spotify to Google Drive converter from the Download button above. And then you can follow these steps to learn how to easily download and convert Spotify songs before transferring them to Google Drive or other cloud storage services.

Step 1Drag Spotify Songs to TunesKit

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Launch TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify on your computer. Then it will load the Spotify app automatically. Once launched, enter your Spotify account and find the songs or playlists you want to download as MP3. Then drag the tracks to the TunesKit conversion window.

Step 2Customize Output Preferences

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When the songs are imported completely to TunesKit, you should go to the top menu and click Preferences. Go to the Convert section, where you can select output audio format, audio bit rate, codec, channel, etc. as you like.

Step 3Start to Convert Spotify to Google Drive

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When everything is set up, move the mouse to the bottom right corner and click the Convert button to begin converting Spotify songs. After conversion, click the Converted button to load the downloaded Spotify songs.

How to Connect Spotify to Google Drive

Once the Spotify songs and playlists are converted successfully, you can log in to your Google Drive account and sync Spotify to Google Drive by following the 3 different methods here.

Upload Spotify songs folder

1. From your computer, go to drive.google.com.
2. Input your user ID and password to log in to your Google Drive account.
3. Click the New and the File Upload or Folder Upload button.
4. Choose the Spotify songs folder to upload to Google Drive.
5. To play a song you've saved on Google Drive, simply click on the file to have it play in your browser.

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Drag Spotify music to Google Drive

1. From your computer, go to drive.google.com.
2. Create or open a folder in Google Drive.
3. You can also directly drag the Spotify files into the folder to add music from Spotify to Google Drive.

Use Backup & Sync to transfer Spotify music to Google Drive

1. Install the Google Drive app onto your computer.
2. Find the folder called Google Drive on your computer.
3. Drag the Spotify songs to this folder to upload Spotify music to Google Drive.

Google Drive empowers you to play Spotify songs on this cloud directly. You can click the song to play or right-click it and choose the Play button. You can also share the converted Spotify songs with friends from Google Drive. They will find these songs at the Shared with me tab.

Video Tutorial: Upload Spotify Music to Google Drive

How to Upload Google Drive Files to Spotify

In the previous parts, you know the method to save Spotify music to Google Drive. If you have some songs stored in Google Drive and want to use a music player to stream them, it is a good idea to upload them to Spotify for playing. To upload Google Drive songs to Spotify, just follow this guide:

1. At the very beginning, you need to download the songs from Google Drive. Go to drive.google.com and right-click a file and choose the Download button.

Tip: To download multiple files, click one file, press Command on Mac or Ctrl on Windows, and choose other files.

2. Open the Spotify app on the computer. Choose the arrow button next to your name and choose Settings.

3. Go to the Local Files button and turn on Show Local Files.

upload local files to spotify

4. Click Add a Source button and choose the folder you store the downloaded songs from Google Drive.

5.Then the Local Files section will appear on the navigation pane. Just click it to play songs on Spotify.

Conclusion

With the help of TunesKit Spotify Music Converter, you can not only listen to Spotify on Google Drive but also get the offline playback of Spotify music on any player. On top of that, you could keep those Spotify music files forever even without a Premium subscription.

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