How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch

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Listen to your favorite Spotify songs on your Apple Watch in offline without iPhone.

Apple Music isn’t the only music streaming available on the Apple Watch. There are a number of third-party music streaming apps that are available on the App Store and Spotify is one of the most popular ones among music enthusiasts around the world. With Spotify, users can create personalized playlists, discover new music, follow their favorite artists, and enjoy podcasts, audiobooks, and other audio content. Now whether you want to download a song or playlist, you can do it all on your Apple Watch.

Here’s a guide on how you can download and save Spotify Songs and Playlists on your Apple Watch for offline playback.

Just like every other music streaming app or platform, Spotify has a Premium plan which allows saving songs as well as playlists for offline playback. If you are already a Spotify Premium user, then you can download the songs for offline playback on your iPhone as well as on your Apple Watch, but to do that you need to install the Spotify app on your Apple Watch.

Let’s take a look at the steps on how you can install the Spotify app on your watch.

How to Download Spotify on Apple Watch

If you have Spotify app installed on your iPhone, then there’s a chance that you have the app available on your watch too. You can check the apps list on your watch, if the app is not available on the watch, then you can follow these steps to add Spotify app to your Apple Watch.

Before moving to the steps, make sure you own Apple Watch Series 3 or later running on watchOS 6 or later.

How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch
  1. Unlock your iPhone, then go to the App Library.
  2. Open the Apple Watch app, and scroll down till you see the available apps section.
  3. Select the Install button in front of the Spotify app.
  4. It will start installing the app on your watch.
  5. That’s it.

Now you have the Spotify app available on your watch, let’s take a look at the steps to download and save songs on the watch.

How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch

You can easily download the songs on your Apple Watch from Spotify. The Premium plan on Spotify allows downloading of 10k songs per device with support for 5 separate devices, which simply means you can download the songs on your Apple Watch as well as on your iPhone or iPad as well if you own one. Before moving ahead, make sure to update the app to the latest version from your iPhone.

Note: You can not download a single song of your choice, instead you can save the complete album.

How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch
  1. Launch the Spotify app on your iPhone.
  2. Search for the playlist or album which you want to save for offline listening.
  3. Tap the three dots icon below the album art.
  4. Select the Download to Apple Watch option.
  5. It will start downloading all songs available on the playlist or album on your Apple Watch.

Download Progress on Apple Watch:

How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch
  • To check the download progress, you can open the Spotify app on your Apple Watch.
  • You can use the Swipe Left gesture to check Library and Recently Played.
  • Select Your Library option, and then Tap Downloads to see all the downloaded stuff on the watch.
  • You can also select albums, artists, or playlists, to check the download progress.
  • Tap the Album name, you will see all songs downloading with the progress bar.
  • Once the song is downloaded successfully a green download icon will appear below the song name.

How to Download Spotify Podcast on Apple Watch

Just like the albums or artists, you can save your favorite podcasts to listen to them while working out. One of the best things is, you can download a single episode of a podcast if you want, this option isn’t available for songs in the albums. If you want to save a podcast episode on your Apple Watch for offline playback, you can follow these steps.

How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch
  1. Open the Spotify app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the Search option in the navigation bar.
  3. Search the podcast name, then tap on it.
  4. Tap three dots icon that appears next to the Episode.
  5. Now tap the Download to Apple Watch option.
  6. It will start saving to your watch.
  7. You can check the progress on your watch by opening the Spotify app, then select Your Library app.
  8. Now tap Podcasts, select the podcast, then the progress bar will appear next to the name of Episode.
  9. That’s it.
How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch

Is Spotify available for Apple Watch?

Yes, Spotify is available on Apple Watch. As Apple Watches run on watchOS and Spotify is available for watchOS, you can download it from the App Store on your iPhone and it will be installed automatically on your Apple Watch.

Can you use Spotify on Apple Watch without iPhone?

You can use Spotify on your Apple Watch even when it is not connected to your iPhone. It is possible if your Watch is connected to WiFi or when you already have downloaded playlists for offline music.

Spotify Limitation on Apple Watch

There is a limitation on Spotify for watchOS and applies to all Apple Watches. Spotify for Apple Watch only works when you connect your Watch to wireless earphones or headphones.

This is one of the easiest ways to download Spotify songs or podcasts on Apple Watch. If you still want to know more, then leave a comment in the comment box.

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By Haneet Singh

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2 thoughts on “How to Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch”

  1. If you want to listen to spotify on apple watch offline, you can choose to download Spotify music locally via Tunelf Spotibeat Music Converter, and then upload these downloaded music to Apple Music for listening.


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