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How to Download Spotify Songs to Apple Watch

author By Emma Wouters
Updated on: April 23, 2024
Category: Music Tips

Early in 2018, Spotify officially released its dedicated app for Apple Watch, offering the ability to use Spotify on Apple Watch. But users still have to play Spotify on Apple Watch through iPhone.

Back in November 2020, Spotify announced a new update that you can control Spotify on Apple Watch without your phone, according to the report from 9to5Mac. Thus, all users can now listen to Spotify on Apple Watch without carrying their phones. In the following content, we'll show you how to download Spotify on Apple Watch step by step.

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Method 1. Download Spotify Songs to Apple Watch within Spotify

Downloading Spotify music onto your Apple for offline listening is very simple — and it can be done either on your iPhone or your Apple Watch.

Prepare 💡

    1. You must have a subscription to Spotify Premium.

    2. You should possess an Apple Watch running watchOS 6.0 or a later version

    3. ensure that your device is connected to a Wi-Fi or cellular data network.

1.1 Download Spotify Playlists Directly on Apple Watch:

Step 1 Open the Spotify app on your Apple Watch.

Step 2 Swipe to the right to reach the home screen.

Step 3 Navigate to the playlist you wish to download.

Step 4 Select the Download button (downward arrow icon) to initiate the download process.

1.2 Download Spotify Playlists from iPhone:

Step 1 Open the Spotify app on your iPhone.

Step 2 Navigate to the specific playlist or album you wish to download onto your Apple Watch.

Step 3 Tap the More button (represented by horizontal three dots) and select "Download to Apple Watch."

Step 4 To monitor the download progress, access the Downloads section on your Watch.

Step 5 Once the playlists or albums are fully downloaded, a small green arrow will appear next to their names.

Step 6 Connect your headphones and begin offline listening at any time and in any location.

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Method 2. Download Spotify Songs to Apple Watch with Spotify Downloader

Disconnect from your phone and stay connected to the music with Spotify on Apple Watch, now supporting downloads for Premium users. To stream music directly from your Apple Watch, you need to subscribe to any Premium Plan on Spotify. So, is it possible to download offline Spotify on Apple Watch without Premium? The answer is sure, and you’ll need a Spotify music downloader.

NoteCable Spotify Music Converter is a powerful Spotify Music downloader tool which allows you to download Spotify songs, playlists, albums from Spotify on the computer. Multiple output format, great audio quality and fast downloading speed, which makes NoteCable stands out among the similar products in the market.

The Tool You Need:

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NoteCable Spotify Music Converter

  • Download Spotify playlists and albums.
  • Convert Spotify music tracks, albums, playlists to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/ALAC/AIFF.
  • Keep ID3 tags and lossless audio quality.
  • Batch downloading to save your time.
  • Support converting songs at 10X faster conversion speed.

    Step 1Install and Run the NoteCable Spotie Music Converter and Choose Conversion Mode

    Launch the NoteCable Spotie Music Converter on your computer. And then you can choose App Mode or Webplayer Mode as your conversion mode.

    two modes

    Step 2 Log In to Spotify Music Account

    Choose Webplayer Mode and then visit its built-in Spotify Web Player by clicking the "Open Spotify Web Player" button on the main interface. Then log into your Spotify account, NoteCable allows you to download songs with free account. And no ads will be included in downloaded Spotify songs.

    log in to spotify

    Step 3 Finish the Output Settings

    Now you get access to the Spotify Music library. Don’t forget to set up the output parameters before choosing what you want to convert. Tap on the Settings section on the left bar.

    You can select MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, ALAC or AIFF as the output format as your requirement. MP3 is the most popular and widely-used audio format. WAV and AIFF are both uncompressed audio files. The former is more suitable for Windows systems, while the latter is better suited for a Mac. If you prefer a lossless format, choose FLAC.

    NoteCable also allows you to customize the output folder and output structure.

    set mp3 as the output format

    Step 4 Download Songs, Playlists, Albums from Spotify

    Open and album or playlist you want to download, then click the blue Click to add button. NoteCable will load all the songs, just pick the songs you want to download and hit "Convert" button to start downloading. Wait with patience until the progress bar comes to 100%.

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    Step 5 After the songs are entirely converted, you can view all of them on the local disk. Now connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable. To import the Spotify Music songs into iTunes, you can click on File > Add File/Folder to Library or direct drag-and-drop the songs. After that, click the iPhone icon, and you will find a Music button. Choose Sync Music > Done.

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    Unfortunately, Apple Watch is unable to download Spotify music for listening offline. However, with the help of NoteCable Spotify Music Converter, you can easily download and sync Spotify music to your Apple Watch. Then, you can play Spotify on Apple Watch with AirPods offline when you're out for a jog without iPhone. No matter you're a free or premium user, NoteCable Spotify Music Converter will help you download Spotify songs for offline listening.


    Emma Wouters

    Emma Wouters is a skilled writer who specializes in digital music streaming. She's an expert on music platforms and offers easy-to-understand advice on various tools.

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