How to Download Songs on Spotify

Spotify has a lot of features in it that improve the listening experience of its users. However, the most convenient feature of the platform is the ability of users to download songs on the platform. Users can now listen to music without having to be online. This feature makes it easy for its all users to listen to music if they are in a place without reception.

How to Download Songs on Spotify

Downloading music on Spotify is a not-so-easy task to perform. There are a lot of things to consider when downloading songs on Spotify like the limitations. But fear not we will explain the steps to download songs on Spotify and how to deal with the download limitations.

How to Download Songs on Spotify on Your Mobile Phone

Only Spotify Premium users can download songs and listen to them offline. Users of the free version of Spotify are limited to downloading only Podcasts. Here are the steps to downloading Songs on Spotify:

  • Launch the Spotify app.
  • Go to the song or playlist you want to download.
  • Click on the grey arrow facing downward beside the heart shape.
  • When the playlist has been completely downloaded the arrow will turn green.

After you have downloaded the playlist of your choice, you can now listen to songs online. You can now listen to music offline.

How to Download Songs on Spotify on Your Computer

Here are the steps to download songs on Spotify to your computer.

  • Launch the Spotify app on your computer (Windows or Mac).
  • Log in to your Spotify account.
  • Create a playlist, add the songs of your choice, give the playlist a name, and click on save.
  • Click on the grey download arrow located at the top of the playlist or album.
  • When the download is done the grey arrow will turn green.

However, if you do not want to use your internet connection, you can switch to offline mode.

How to Listen to Spotify Music Offline

You can switch to Offline mode whenever you do not have access to the internet. You can switch to offline mode manually.

  • Open the Spotify app.
  • Click on the Home icon and select the playback option.
  • Select “offline” in the options.
  • You can view your offline playlist.

Spotify is a great app with a vast collection of music and podcasts for free to all users around the world.

How to Download Podcasts on Mobile

Spotify is a platform where users can listen to music and Podcasts. This feature is available for both premium and free plans. Here are the steps on how to download podcasts on your mobile device:

  • Open the Spotify app.
  • Find the podcast you want to download.
  • On the page, click on the download button (downward-facing arrow) to download the podcast of your choice.
  • You can download podcast episodes at your leisure through Your Library > Podcasts > Episodes.

If you follow these steps, you are sure to successfully download and enjoy your podcast without using your data.


Can you download a single song on Spotify?

It is difficult to download a song on Spotify, to do this you will have to create a playlist, add the song you want, and download the playlist.

Can I burn songs to CD from Spotify?

Spotify has DRM that restricts the songs from being played on other devices. The presence of a DRM prevents the music downloaded from Spotify from being burnt to CD.

How many songs can you download on Spotify?

Spotify allows user to download up to ten thousand songs to their device (maximum of 5 devices). You will need to renew your downloads every 30 days.

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Oghwie Ufuoma
This post is authored by Oghwie Ufuoma (Harrison) A.K.A Harry, the founder and Admin of With nearly a decade of expertise in the sports sector, Harry started with Sportspaedia, providing up-to-date information on sports and tech-related topics, breaking news, and daily opportunities for Football/Soccer fans and online users.


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