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Save Spotify Songs to Computer or Mobile Phone

Have you wondered about how to save Spotify music to computer? Even if you are a Spotify Premium member, you just got the cache files but not the Spotify Music files. The offline playlists are only listenable via Spotify. That is because Spotify is a streaming music app and the music file you have downloaded are DRM-protected files. Spotify uses an encrypted file extention (Ogg Vorbis) as their streaming format - not an MP3 file. Apart from Spotify, you cannot play them on other platforms. Now we will show you the best way to download Spotify songs to your computer or mobile phone, whether you are a free user or a premium user.

Part 1. Manual Way to Download Spotify Songs to Computer

If you are a Spotify Premium user, then you can easily save Spotify songs to your desktop by following the tips below. However, you can listen to the saved Spotify songs within the Spotify app.

Step 1: Open the Spotify app and then you can see all the Spotify music playlists on your Spotify music library. Pick up one playlist or song that you want to save to your local computer.

Step 2: On the main interface of your playlists, here is Download switch. Press the "Download" button, you can easily save all the Spotify songs of the selected playlists. When the whole downloading process finished, you can find these Spotify songs in your computer folder.


1. When you save a song from Spotify by clicking the sign + in front of a song, that song is saved in the folder 'Songs' in the section 'Your Music'. The songs saved can only be streamed via Spotify.

2. If you want listen these songs 'offline' (= without internet connection), you have to include them inside a playlist and make this playlist "Available Offline".

3. Offline playlists are only listenable via Spotify. You can't save a song on your computer as a regular file. (e.g mp3).

If you don't want to save Spotify songs to desktop in this way, you can move onto the second part.

Part 2. Effective Way to Save Spotify Songs to Computer (100% Working)

The best way to download songs from Spotify to your computer is to rely on a professional Spotify music converter that can convert the Spotify music tracks to normal audio format such as mp3. Here we recommend AudiCable Audio Recorder for you. It is a powerful audio converter that can download Spotify music in MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF formats. And it will remain the original or even higher lossless audio quality including 320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps and 128kbps. With this handy Spotify Music Downloader, you can freely enjoy your Spotify music tracks on your computer.

Features of AudiCable Audio Recorder:

  • Convert Spotify song, playlist, podcast, and radio to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF .
  • Preserve 100% of Spotify audio's quality after conversion.
  • Record all songs with ID3 tags retained.
  • Fully support for kinds of streaming music apps.
  • Download music from Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal, Line, Deezer, YouTube, Pandora and etc.
spotify music converter

Step 1: Launch AudiCable Audio Recorder

Please install and launch Spotify Music Converter on computer as your first step. And then start up when you can notice Spotify app is by default added to run for use.

Add files

Step 2: Set the output format of converting Spotify Music

Go to Settings section and customize the output format to convert. AudiCable Audio Recorder offers MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF options to convert to. Since computer phone support playback of AAC and MP3 audio files at most instances, you can wisely choose the format you beloved. Superior sound quality is available with 320kbps for premium user of Spotify music .

convert settings

Step 3:Play and convert the Spotify music

On AudiCable Audio Recorder homepage, click into the Spotify source to open the Spotify official platform. Then choose the song that you want to convert and download. At last hit the song to play and you should see that AndiCable will start to record the songs behind the scene.

record spotify songs

Step 4: Check out converted Spotify songs at local

After you get all your desired songs recorded, AudiCable Audio Recorder will convert them to the format as you customized before. And you can click the 'Recorded' button on the top-left interface to find the converted music. The converted Spotify music is locally saved for offline playing. You can play them on your computer or follow Part 3 to transfer them to your mobile phones.

start to convert Spotify Songs

Part 3. Effective Way to Save Spotify Songs to Mobile Phone (100% Working)

Now you must have successfully download your Spotify songs to computer with the two methods above. But one more question, what to do if I want to listen the songs on my phone offline? Luckily, we can also give you a good way to transfer songs from computer to your iPhone or Android with the help of a free mobile manager tool - Syncios iOS & Android Manager. Syncios helps you transfer not only songs, but also videos, photos or other files between mobile phone and computer.

Features of Syncios Mobile Manager:

  • Support to transfer, edit, backup, manage, view mobile data.
  • One click backup and restore phone data.
  • Selectively transfer files between computer and phones.
  • Handy tools: Photo Compression, Heic to Jpg Converter and Ringtone maker, etc.
  • Fully compatible with latest iOS and Android devices.
Syncios Manager

Step 1: Download and Install Syncios Manager

Download this free mobile manager on your windows or mac computer. Plug your phone into your computer with USB cable, then launch Syncios Manager. Keep your phone unlocked and follow the on-screen guide which only takes a few seconds.

syncios manager

Step 2: Select Songs from Computer

Simply press "Music" tab on the upper panel of Syncios Music Transfer after your phone is successfully detected. Then click "Add" button to browse the converted Spotify songs or others songs on your computer which you want to import to your phone. After finding them, click "Open" to import the converted tracks from your computer to phone. There is a green bar on the bottom of the program, you can check the transferring procedure.

Import songs to iPod

After a while, you can check the transfered songs on your phone. And you can also transfer songs from your phone to computer via "Export" button or delete unwanted ones. Syncios Mobile Manager offers you with fully management of your media files.


In this article, we introduced three different ways to download Spotify songs to computer or mobile phone. It is apparently that AudiCable Audio Recorder is your best choice. It is capable of converting the your Spotify songs to normal audio format which can be played on computer or phone without quality loss. And on the other hand, Syncios Manager can help you easily manage your songs or other media files. So just download the two programs and give it a try now.

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