How to Listen to Spotify Offline without Premium

By Elle Johnson

Updated on April 25, 2022

If you are a lover of streaming music, you cannot miss Spotify. It has a rich music library with over 381 million monthly active users, offering three kinds of subscriptions – Spotify Free, Spotify Premium ($9.99), and Spotify Family ($14.99). The most obvious difference between Spotify Free users and Premium users is that Free users are restricted to listen to Spotify music requiring an Internet connection.

Can you listen to Spotify offline without Premium? Yes! In this article, we will show you how to listen to Spotify offline without Premium on both computers and phones. We will cover the most efficient way and in this way, you can enjoy no ads interruption when you are listening to your favorite Spotify music.

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Part 1. How to Listen to Spotify Offline without Premium on Computer

You have known that Spotify offline mode is only available for Spotify Premium users. If you are a Spotify Free user, you are not able to download Spotify music for offline listening. But you can seek third-party software to listen to Spotify offline without Premium.

Of all the Spotify downloaders, AudKit SpotiLab Music Converter is the best one. It is specially designed for both Windows and Mac computers to download Spotify music removing the unique protection. Using this professional tool, you can get Spotify music offline listening without the interruptions of ads. It can not only be used by Spotify Premium users but also by Spotify Free users. Therefore, you can make use of this downloader to listen to Spotify offline without Premium anytime and anywhere.

In addition to being an excellent downloader, it is also a professional converter. It can convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV, FLAC, and other plain audio formats. That is to say, you can successfully play Spotify on other devices you like without downloading the Spotify app.

You can get this perfect tool by clicking the “Download” button below or visiting the official website of AudKit. Then you can follow the detailed tutorial on how to listen to music offline on Spotify without Premium.

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Main Features of AudKit Spotify Music Converter

  • Download Spotify tracks at up to 5X faster speed
  • Help to listen to Spotify offline without Premium
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, etc.
  • Remove annoyed Spotify ads and maintain all metadata

Step 1 Add Spotify music to AudKit for offline listening

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Launch the AudKit on your computer, and it will open the Spotify app for you at the same time, which is convenient for you to add Spotify music. Just drag and drop the Spotify music which you would like to listen to offline from Spotify to AudKit.

Or you can also right-click the Spotify music, and choose “Share” > “Copy Spotify Link” to copy the URL. Then paste it into the search bar at the top of AudKit. Finally, just click the “+” icon to add all the selected music.

Step 2 Define the output setting of Spotify music

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It’s known that Spotify Free users can only listen to 160 kbps quality Spotify audios, which is lower than Spotify Premium users. Fortunately, AudKit enables users to customize output audio quality. That means you can enjoy the same sound quality as Spotify Premium users.

Open the “Menu” window at the top right of the AudKit, and then choose the “Preferences” > “Convert” option to define all the settings. You can choose the output format as MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV, etc. Besides, you can also customize the output audio codec, bit rate, and sample rate to get higher audio quality. It makes you listen to Spotify with a better experience. When all the settings are defined, click “OK” to confirm.

Step 3 Download Spotify music to listen offline

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Finally, please navigate to the main interface of AudKit and click the “Convert” button at the bottom to start the download process. AudKit will start downloading all your added Spotify songs at up to 5X speed. When the download process is completed, you can find the converted Spotify music in the “History” panel. Or you can browse your computer’s local folder to locate them. And then you can listen to Spotify offline without Premium anytime.


Part 2. How to Listen to Spotify Offline without Premium on Phone

As we say, the AudKit SpotiLab Converter is computer software. So, you can use it directly to download Spotify music and listen to them offline without Premium on your computer. But how to listen to Spotify offline without Premium on phone? You can just transfer all the downloaded Spotify songs to your phone. Here we discuss both on iPhone and Android.

How to Listen to Spotify Offline without Premium iPhone

After doing all the steps in Part 1, you can transfer the downloaded Spotify songs to your iPhone without limits. Before that, you need to upload Spotify music to iTunes.

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Step 1. Download and install iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone with your computer with a USB cable.

Step 3. Open iTunes and click the “Device” button at the top left, then select “iPhone”.

Step 4. Select the “Music” menu tab on the left side and then select “Sync Music” to enable it.

Step 5. Click the “Entire music library”. Then select “Apply” to start transferring Spotify music.

Step 6. When the transfer process is done, you are able to listen to Spotify offline without Premium on your iPhone.

How to Listen to Spotify Offline without Premium Android

To listen to Spotify offline without Premium on your Android phone, the steps are much easier. You only need to first do all the steps in Part 1, and then transfer the downloaded Spotify music to your phone through a USB cable.

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to your computer through a USB cable.

Step 2. Locate the downloaded Spotify music in your computer’s folder.

Step 3. Transfer the downloaded Spotify music to your Android folder.

Step 4. When the transferring is done, unplug the USB cable. And then you can play Spotify offline without Premium on Android phone.


Part 3. The Final Word

Spotify is a very popular streaming service to listen to music. But it only allows Spotify Premium users to download Spotify music for offline listening. And there is one distinct disadvantage that you can only listen to Spotify on the Spotify app even if you have downloaded Spotify music.

Thanks to the AudKit SpotiLab Music Converter, you can successfully listen to Spotify offline without Premium on Windows/Mac/iPhone/Android freely. What’s more, you are able to convert Spotify music to multiple audio formats with more compatibility with any device. You can freely listen to Spotify offline wherever and whenever you want. It’s the easiest and fastest way and you can get no ads on Spotify when you are listening to your favorite songs. Therefore, there’s really no reason not to use this powerful converter.

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