Download music and podcasts

For: Premium 

Download your favorite songs, albums, playlists, and podcasts so you can listen to them without an internet connection.

You can download up to 10,000 songs on each of up to 5 different devices.

Note: An internet connection is initially required for downloading. You must go online at least once every 30 days and maintain a Premium subscription to keep your music and podcasts downloaded. 

Select your device below for more information:

Download music

Note: It’s not possible to download albums or podcasts in the desktop app.

  1. Go to the playlist you want to download.
  2. Switch Download on .

A green arrow  indicates the download was successful.

Set the app to Offline Mode

Note: In Offline Mode, you can only play music you’ve downloaded.

  1. Open Spotify.
  2. For Mac: In the Apple menu at the top of the screen, click Spotify
    For Windows: Click File in the Windows menu at the top of the screen.
  3. Select Offline Mode.

Download an album or playlist

  1. Go to the playlist you want to download.
  2. Switch Download on

A green arrow  indicates the download was successful.

Download a podcast

  1. Go to the podcast you want to download. 
  2. Tap  to download.

A green arrow  indicates the download was successful.

Note: Podcasts you download are automatically saved to Your Library 

Set the app to Offline Mode

Note: In Offline Mode, you can only play music and podcasts you’ve downloaded. 

  1. Tap Home .
  2. Tap Settings .
  3. Tap Playback.
  4. Switch Offline on.

Download with mobile data

By default, downloading with mobile data (3/4G) is disabled. To enable it:

  1. Tap Home .
  2. Tap Settings .
  3. Tap Music Quality
  4. Under Download, switch on Download using cellular

Tip: We recommend downloading over WiFi to avoid mobile data charges.

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Last updated: 17 September, 2019