2 Easy Ways to Move Spotify Offline Playlist to Android Device

Updated by Adam Gorden on December 10, 2018 15:35:01 PM.

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Although Spotify has a huge music library, it never feeds everyone's taste. Thus there will always be some special tracks you won't be able to stream from Spotify. Apparently, Spotify has noticed that too. Uncovered by a developer, Spotify is now testing a new feature on Spotify for Android app that will allow you import local music tracks to Spotify on Android phone soon. Till now, Spotify shares no details on this yet. Considering in-depth compatibility testing will be needed, it may still take weeks or months before it finally comes out.

At this moment, Spotify on Android only allows users to sync offline playlists from Spotify to Android devices. In case you are new to Spotify and unfamiliar with the process of moving Spotify music offline on Android, we've collected the whole steps here to instruct you how to transfer offline local files from Spotify to Android, as well as the alternative way to download Spotify music on Android for offline listening.

Method 1. How to Easily Sync Spotify Local Files to Android

With the following guide, you can copy the complete Spotify playlists and songs to Android devices in a few clicks only. Once it's done, you can listen to the Spotify music offline on Android at anytime.

Note: This solution only works for Premium users of Spotify. If you are using Spotify Free, you should skip to the other method which will show you how to download Spotify music offline on Android for free.

Tools You'll Need

Step 1. Log into Spotify desktop client on your computer with premium account.

Step 2. Connect your Android device to computer via USB cable. You can also use Wi-Fi connection if you don't have USB.

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Step 3. Open Spotify mobile app on your Android device and log in with your Spotify account.

Step 4. Select your Android device from the "Devices" list in the Spotify desktop software.

Step 5. Click on ''Sync 'device's name' with Spotify''.

Step 6. Click on the Spotify playlists you want to sync to Android for offline listening. Then it will start syncing automatically.

manually choose spotify playlist

You can either choose Sync all music to this device or Manually choose playlists to sync to manage specific playlists for syncing.

Method 2. Alternative Way to Download Spotify Music Offline on Android

The above solution is highly recommended if you have a light Spotify library. But what if your music collection is too large to be transferred to Android, like this one:

"I got a new Android phone and would like to move my offline Spotify music tracks to the new device. I know I can easily install the Spotify for Android and re-download the playlists on the phone, but as my library is really a huge one, it would be time-consuming with re-downloading. So is there any easier solution to directly sync my Spotify local files to Android?"

If you are having the same problem, or you just want to listen to Spotify offline without Premium on Android, you should simply follow the alternative solution here.

Tool You'll Need - TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader

As you should know, Spotify music are protected by DRM technology which prevents us from copying Spotify playlists from one device to the other. In order to break the limit, you'll need the help of a professional Spotify DRM removal tool like TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader to completely remove DRM from Spotify tracks. As a powerful Spotify downloader, it's able to directly download Spotify songs and playlists while saving the music tracks as DRM-free MP3, WAV, FLAC, etc. no matter you are using Spotify Free or Premium.

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Part 2. Download Spotify Songs Offline on Android

Here's the complete guide on how to download and sync Spotify music offline on Android by using TunesKit Spotify Music Downloader.

Step 1Add Spotify songs

add spotify tracks to tuneskit

Launch TunesKit Music Converter for Spotify. Then Spotify app will be opened automatically. Simply drag & drop any track or playlist or album from Spotify to the downloading interface of TunesKit.

Step 2Choose output format

set output format

Click menu button and choose Preferences. Then you can choose output format as MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4B, M4A and adjust parameters, including codec, bit rate, channel, sample rate, conversion speed, etc.

Step 3Start downloading Spotify songs offline

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Click the big "Convert" button and TunesKit will start downloading the Spotify songs offline to Android compatible audio formats at up to 5X faster speed.

Step 4Sync converted Spotify tracks to Android phone

After conversion, simply click the history folder to locate the downloaded Spotify songs. Then you can easily transfer those offline Spotify playlists to your Android device via USB cable.


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