How to download music from Spotify for offline playback

Spotify undoubtedly is the most popular music streaming platform in the world. At the end of the third quarter of 2020, the Swedish company announced that it has 144 million paying subscribers and 320 million total monthly active users. With over 50 million songs and 7,00,000 podcast titles, Spotify serves a diverse audience.

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Like any other streaming service, Spotify also comes with a paid streaming subscription called Spotify Premium. With Spotify Premium, users can not only enjoy an ad-free music experience, but also get the option to download music to listen to offline.

This feature is extremely useful if you are about to get on a long flight or a train ride, or are travelling to an area where the internet connection is unreliable. If you’re wondering how to download music from Spotify, here are the steps to do so.

How to download music from Spotify on PC

  1. Go to or open the app available for your computer.
  2. Now, login using your Spotify Premium account.
  3. Navigate to My Library option or find the playlist that you want to download.
  4. After you have selected the playlist, click the “Download” to the right side of the playlist.Spotify
  5. As soon as the toggle turns green, your playlist should start downloading.
  6. A green symbol will appear next to the downloaded playlist.
  7. Once downloaded, the songs in the playlist will be available offline.

How to download music from Spotify on iPhone or Android

  1. Open the Spotify app on your iPhone or Android phone
  2. Login using your Spotify Premium account.
  3. Click on your library at the bottom right corner of your screen.
  4. Now select the playlist that you want to download in the Your Library tab and tap the “Download” button so the toggle turns green. You can also click on three dots to see drop down menu and then click on download.Spotify
  5. Similarly, you can also download an individual song by clicking on the three dots next to the song.Spotify
  6. Tap on download to start downloading the song.

What is Spotify Premium?

It is important to note that you not be able to download music from without a Premium account. This paid subscription varies in price according to the market and is also one of the major sources of revenue for the company.

In India, an individual Spotify Premium membership costs Rs 119 for a monthly plan, while the duo plan priced at Rs 149 per month. The family plan with six accounts is available in India for Rs 179 per month. In India, Spotify introduced Premium Mini recently, which is a mobile-only subscription that offers daily and weekly plans priced at Rs 7 and Rs 25, respectively