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Ultimate Guide to download Music Music from Spotify for Free or with Premium

Playing a leading role in music streaming world, Spotify is popular among 180 million active users. It allows you to browse or search music by artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label. Rather than listen to music online via network or 3G/4G/Wi-Fi on computer/portable devices, some of users may prefer to download music from Spotify for getting a smoother offline playback. Here comes the question, how to download music from Spotify? This post shows easy ways to download Spotify music on iPhone/Android/Computer.

Download Music from Spotify

Part 1. How to Download Music from Spotify on Your iPhone/Android phone?

Download music and playlist from Spotify app

Spotify offers three types of subscription: Spotify Free, Spotify Premium ($9.99 per month) and Spotify Family ($14.99 per month). Spotify Free users are able to listen to songs online for free, discover new music, play and share music, playlist, album and etc. But if you want to download music from Spotify for listening offline, you should be a Spotify Premium subscriber. Spotify allows paid users to download up to 10,000 songs on each of up to 5 different devices. Therefore, if you have a Premium subscription, things will be much easier to download music from Spotify. Check how to download music from Spotify in seconds with a Premium subscription.

Step 1Open Spotify

Tap the Spotify app icon to open your Spotify Home page if you're logged in.

If you aren't logged in, tap LOG IN, then enter your Spotify account's email address and password.

Open Spotify
Step 2Tap Your Library

It's a tab in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Tap Your Library
Step 3Tap Playlists

The Playlist tab is either at the top of the screen (iPhone) or in the middle of the page (Android). Doing so opens a list of your Spotify playlists. You can also select Albums on this page.

If you want to download every song in your library on Android, tap "Songs" here instead, then skip the next step.

Playlists
Step 4Select a playlist

On the "Playlists" page, tap the playlist that contains the songs you want to download.

If you opened the "Albums" page instead, select an album.

Select a playlist
Step 5Tap the Download switch

The Download switch will turn green to signify that the songs are downloading onto the Spotify mobile app.

When a song finishes downloading, it will have a downward-facing arrow icon to the right of it.

Tap the Download switch
Step 6Listen to Spotify music offline

After you download music from Spotify successfully, you can listen to them whenever you are offline.

Download music from Spotify for free on your iPhone/Android

1. Download Spotify songs on Android with Syncios Audio Recorder

Step 1Download Syncios Audio Recorder and install it on your phone. You can download the APK file at Google Play store or on the app's official website. Please note that it only works on rooted Android devices. After you open the app, a menu bar will appear.

Step 2Open the Spotify app and play the track that you wish to record. Tap the second button on the menu bar, and the recorder application will detect the music and automatically start the recording.

Record music

Step 3The recorded sound file will be in MP3 format. You can tap the fourth button on the menu bar to check out the recorded songs.

It only takes three easy steps to download music from Spotify to MP3 on your Android phone. After you finish the steps, the songs are ready for playback, and it's the time to listen to your favorite songs without any limit.

2. Free download Spotify to MP3 on iPhone

Step 1First, you'll need to install Spotify on your iPhone.

Step 2Navigate to https://ipasigner.io/ on iPhone in Safari browser. In this page you can find the app named "Install Spotify" (Note: During installing you may encounter an untrusted enterprise developer error. To solve it, please open the Settings app and navigate to General > Device Management- find this app and Tap Trust twice.)

Trust spotify

Step 3Now you can start download Spotify to MP3 just like a Spotify Premium user.

Part 2. How to Download Spotify Songs on Your Computer?

1. Download music from Spotify on computer with Premium.

The steps for downloading songs from Spotify on your computer are similar to the ones for downloading Spotify songs on your phone.

Go to the desired playlist you would like to download and switch the "Download" button on.

Switch the Download button on desktop

After you have downloaded your selected playlist, a green circle with an arrow will appear next to the playlists, albums, and podcasts that have been successfully downloaded. And whenever you're not connected to the Internet, you can open Spotify, click your downloaded playlist, and click the "Play" icon to the left of a song to play it.

2. Download Spotify Songs by recording without Premium.

To download Spotify music on computer for free, Apeaksoft Screen Recorder is highly recommended, which enables you to record music from Spotify with high quality. It can record any streaming audio from system audio, so you can get exactly the original sound quality.

Step 1Free download Screen Recorder

This software is compatible with your Windows computer. You just need to free download and run this software on your computer firstly.

Step 2Run Spotify in your computer

You need to download Spotify in your PC. Install and launch it. Log in your account to play the music you want to download.

Step 3Select Audio Recorder

Select the Audio Recorder option in the main interface of Apeaksoft Screen Recorder to enter the audio recording interface.

Select Audio Recorder
Step 4Make audio settings

Set recording audio from system audio or microphone voice according to your need.

Step 5Click REC to start audio recording

After the recording, you can pre-listen to it and save Spotify to MP3 or other audio formats to your computer.

Preview

3. Record Spotify Music on Computer for Free

As is known, Spotify free version only allows users to listen or stream music online. If you would like to download music and listen offline with no ad interruptions, a $9.9 monthly subscription fee should be paid. Alternative to subscribe the premium version, it is suggested to record for Spotify music download with Free Online Audio Recorder. This Free Online Audio Recorder is a one-stop free online audio recording tool that can help you record internal and external sound to MP3 online. You have no need to install any desktop app, you can visit its official web page without any limitation to your computer OS.

Step 1Download Apeaksoft Launcher

Before you start recording music from Spotify, you will be asked to install a small launcher on your computer, and it only takes seconds. Open the launcher after you install it successfully.

Step 2Run Spotify in your computer and choose your preferred music to play.

Step 3Select computer internal audio.

Select system audio

Step 4Hit REC to start to record the Spotify song that you are playing.

Hit REC

Step 5Preview the recordings and save it as MP3 to your computer.

You can also learn how to record music to iPhone from Spotify here.

4. Download Music from Spotify to MP3 for Free

Is there a way to download all Spotify songs and convert them to MP3 to listen permanently for free? Frankly speaking, there are many software can do that.

Among them, DRmare software is highly recommended for its powerful features and advantages.

Drmare Spotify Music Converter for Mac/Windows is a dedicated software. It allows you to download and mange all your Spotity files offline without recording. The output quality is lossless. You don't even need to subscribe to the Premium account. It supports various output formats such as MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, M4B, FLAC, and more. The best part of it is that there is no quantity limitations for the songs you can download.

Before you get started, please make sure you have already installed the DRmare Music Converter for Spotify on your computer. To convert your songs, you just need to go through these 3 steps.

Step 1Import the Spotify Songs

First of all, you can open DRmare software, the Spotify app will be launched on your computer. You can drag & drop the tracks, albums, playlists etc. from the Spotify app to the DRmare to import the songs. Or you can find the link of the songs. And then you can paste the link to the search box of DRmare software and press the "Add Files" button.

Import the Spotify Songs
Step 2Define output format as MP3

When it comes to the output format, MP3 is most popular. You can use it for any purposes and any devices such as Android/iOS phones or MP3 players. It is highly recommended if later you want to transfer the Spotify music from computer to iPhone/iPad/Android devices. Besides that, you might go to the "Preferences' window to change the bit rate to 320Kbps. By doing that, you can enhance the output audio file quality.

Define output format as MP3
Step 3Convert Spotify to MP3 for free

After pressing 'Convert' button, your Spotify songs will start to be downloaded as MP3 for free. To make the software runs smoothly, we'd suggest you turn off your Antivirus or Firewalls. The reason is that some security software doesn't allow for removing DRM protection. If you'd like to download thousands of songs, you just need to leave the software to do it by itself.

Convert Spotify to MP3

Conclusion

Here, it comes to the end of this page. We mainly introduce easy ways to download music from Spotify, and also provide some software to download or record Spotify songs on your mobile phones or computer for free. You can compare them and choose a suitable method according to your demand.

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