How to Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music to Your Phone

It is not easy to transfer music between different music streaming services. Neither Spotify nor Apple Music would like to see users fall in love with other music platforms. The biggest problem is how to transfer playlist from Spotify to Apple Music. Nobody wants to create the same playlist again manually because of moving from Spotify to Apple Music.

But don’t worry about that, you can use a third-party app to export Spotify playlist to Apple Music. The premise is that you need to subscribe to Spotify and Apple Music both. What if you don’t have Spotify or Apple Music Premium? Is it possible to import Spotify playlist to Apple Music? Luckily, you can also get the detailed steps to download high-quality Spotify songs to your iPhone and Android.

No matter you subscribe to Spotify or not, you can move Spotify playlist to Apple Music successfully. Just read and follow.

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Part 1: How to Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music (with Subscription)

SongShift is capable to transfer albums, playlists and songs between music services on iPhone and iPad. After transferring Spotify playlist to Apple Music, SongShift can migrate the music automatically. Thus, you can check whether it matches or not before the final completion.

You can download Songshift free from the App Store. If you upgrade to SongShift Pro version with extra $4.99, you can batch transfer playlists from Spotify to Apple Music. It is supported to set up the destination folder and use other in-app purchases freely. For common users, you can share Spotify playlist to Apple Music on iPhone and iPad with SongShift free directly too.

Be aware that you need to have both Spotify and Apple Music subscription. The free trial is also supported. Otherwise, this Spotify to Apple Music playlist transferring method does not work.

Step 1Connect Spotify account

Download and install SongShift app. Then tap on the bottom of the screen. Tap Setup Source. In the Source Setup section, tap Connect More. Browse and select Spotify. Tap Connect next to Spotify to set Spotify as the source music streaming service. Sign into the Spotify account. Later, tap Agree to confirm.

Step 2Connect Apple Music account

Go back to the Music Services list. Tap Connect to Apple Music. You need to log into Apple Music account and enable iCloud Music Library. Later, tap Authorize followed by OK to set Apple Music as the destination.

Step 3Choose a Spotify playlist

You still need to navigate to the Music Services list. Tap Setup Source and then choose Spotify. Choose Playlist under Select Media Type. You can transfer a Spotify playlist to Apple Music with SongShift free per time. So choose one Spotify playlist and tap Select on the top right corner.

Step 4Move playlist from Spotify to Apple Music

In the Shift Setup section, you need to choose Setup Destination and then select Apple Music. Tap New Playlist under Destination Type. Later, tap Edit next to Create New Playlist. Set the name of your new Apple Music playlist if necessary. You can also keep the original Spotify playlist name. At last, tap I’m Finished to start transferring Spotify playlist to Apple Music.

With Subscription

Part 2: How to Move Spotify Playlist to Apple Music (without Subscription)

What if you have no Spotify or Apple Music subscription? Is it possible to move music from Spotify to Apple Music? In common cases, you are not allowed to download Spotify songs without Spotify Premium account. Fortunately, you can use Apeaksoft Screen Recorder to record streaming Spotify music with the original quality.

To transfer Spotify playlist to Apple Music, you can record the entire Spotify playlist as MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A and other audio formats. There is no time limit. You can also set a scheduled task to record and download Spotify playlists on Mac and Windows in batch.

Apeaksoft Screen Recorder

  • Record online and streaming audio from Spotify and any other music platforms with 100% original quality.
  • Record your voice while capturing system audio at the same time.
  • Save the recorded Spotify music as MP3, AAC, AIFF, OFF, AC3, WAV, WMA, etc.
  • Make audio settings based on your need.
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Step 1Run Apeaksoft Screen Recorder. Then open the Spotify playlist you want to export to Apple Music.


Step 2Click Audio Recorder in the main interface. Turn on System Sound only. Thus, you can record Spotify music without other sound.

Audio Recorder

Step 3You can click the Clock icon to set the length of the Spotify playlist if necessary.

Audio Length

Step 4Move the Volume slider next to System Sound. Click REC to start recording Spotify songs and playlists. You can pause, resume and stop recording Spotify streaming audio freely.


Step 5When you stop recording, you can preview the recorded Spotify music immediately. There is a built-in audio clipper you can use. You can click Save to export Spotify playlist.


If you want to listen to Spotify playlists on your mobile phone, you can use MobieTrans to transfer Spotify playlist to Apple Music on Android and iPhone in a short time. It is super easy to transfer playlists between iOS, Android and your Windows/Mac computer. Furthermore, you can manage, edit and delete playlists on your phone within the program. In a word, you can fully control music and playlists on your iOS and Android devices.

Apeaksoft MobieTrans

  • Flexibly transfer music, playlists and other audio tracks from computer to iPhone and Android.
  • Transfer music, photos, contacts, videos and SMS between phone and computer.
  • Add, delete and rename music folders and music files to your playlist.
  • Fully support the latest iOS and Android brands and devices.
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Step 1Run MobieTrans. Use a lightning USB cable to plug iPhone into the computer.


Step 2Click Music in the left pane. Choose Add Files or Add Folder from the Add drop-down list on the top toolbar.

Add Music

Step 3Browse and choose which Spotify playlist you want to move into the Apple Music app. In other words, choose the recorded Spotify files.

Select Music

Step 4Click Open to confirm. As a result, MobieTrans will add Spotify playlist to Apple Music app on iPhone immediately.


If you subscribe to both Spotify and Apple Music, you can use SongShift app to transfer a playlist from Spotify to Apple Music per time. If you have Spotify subscription only, you can use MobieTrans to export Spotify playlist to Apple Music on iPhone or Android. For people who have nor Spotify or Apple Music subscriptions, using Apeaksoft Screen Recorder and MobieTrans is the best solution.

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