How to Listen to Spotify Without WiFi or Internet Connection

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January 18, 2024

Does Spotify work without WiFi? Absolutely! Spotify offers this functionality to its Premium members, allowing them to download albums, playlists, and podcasts for offline listening. This means that you can enjoy your favorite tunes on Spotify even when you don’t have access to WiFi or an internet connection.

For free users, Spotify only offers the download feature for podcasts. However, there’s an alternative option to download Spotify songs and enjoy them offline with a Spotify music converter, regardless of whether with a Free or Premium account. Read on to explore how to enjoy Spotify music without WiFi or an internet connection, for both Premium and free users.


  1. Listen to Spotify offline with Premium
  2. Download Spotify music to MP3 and listen offline with a free account

Part 1. Listen to Spotify offline with Premium

With a Spotify Premium subscription, you can download up to 10,000 tracks on each of up to 5 different devices. It’s important to note that while you can download entire albums and playlists, Spotify doesn’t allow you to download individual songs directly. However, you can add individual songs to a playlist and then download the entire playlist.

Additionally, if you’re using Spotify in Offline Mode, it’s necessary to go online at least once every 30 days to maintain your downloads. This is essential for Spotify to collect play data and fairly compensate artists. Keep in mind that if you need to reinstall the Spotify app, you’ll have to re-download any music and podcasts you had previously downloaded.

Here are the steps to download Spotify music and enjoy it offline with Premium:

Step 1. Download music with the Spotify app

On your phone or Tablet

  1. When you’re online, open your Spotify app and go to the playlist or album you want to download.
  2. Tap the download arrow Download to download to Your Library.
download a spotify playlist on mobile devices

On desktop

  1. When you’re online, launch the Spotify app and go to what you want to download.
  2. Tap the download arrow Download to begin downloading.
download a playlist on spotify desktop

Step 2. Switch on Offline Mode

Downloads play automatically when you lose internet, but you can use Offline Mode to make sure only your downloads play.

On your phone or Tablet

  1. Launch your Spotify app, and tap Home.
  2. Tap the Settings (the gear icon) > Playback.
  3. Switch Offline on.
enable offline mode mobile

For Mac

  1. Go to your Spotify app, and click Spotify in the Apple menu at the top of the screen.
  2. Select Offline Mode.
enable offline mode mac

For Windows

  1. From your Spotify app, click the three dots at the top of the screen, then click File.
  2. Select Offline Mode.
enable offline mode windows

Step 3. Play downloaded Spotify songs without WiFi

On your phone, tablet, or computer

  1. Launch the Spotify app on your device and go to Your Library.
  2. Use the Downloaded filter to show your downloaded playlists and albums.
  3. Play the downloads and enjoy listening without an internet connection.
enjoy spotify without wifi

Part 2. Download Spotify music to MP3 and listen offline with a free account

While Spotify free users are limited to downloading podcasts for offline listening, there’s an alternative solution to enjoy Spotify music without requiring an internet connection. You can achieve this by using a Spotify music downloader – Pazu Spotify Converter. With this tool, you can easily download Spotify tracks and save them for offline enjoyment.

Pazu Spotify Converter caters to both Spotify Free and Premium users, allowing them to download various types of Spotify content, including individual songs, playlists, and albums for offline enjoyment. It can extract Spotify music and convert it into various formats, including MP3, M4A, AIFF, WAV, FLAC, and AAC. This enables you to experience Spotify Premium features even with a free account and transfer the downloaded tracks to other MP3-compatible devices for added convenience.

Key features of Pazu Spotify Converter:

  • Download Spotify songs, albums, playlists, and podcasts with either Spotify’s free or premium account.
  • Built-in Spotify web player, no Spotify app needed.
  • Download Spotify to MP3 in 320kbps.
  • Multiple output formats: MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV, and AIFF.
  • Keep all ID3 tags.
  • Rename Spotify songs with titles, albums, artists, etc.
  • Archive downloaded songs by album or artist.
  • Multilingual interface.

Step-by-step guide on how to use Pazu Spotify Converter

Now, let’s learn how to use Pazu Spotify Music Converter to download and convert Spotify songs with a free subscription from the following tutorial.

1. Run Pazu Spotify Converter

Download, install, and run Pazu Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in to your Spotify account with the built-in web player.

spotify converter

2. Choose the output format

Click the gear icon on the top right corner. Here you can select the output format (AUTO(M4A)/MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF), choose output audio quality, customize the output path, organize the output files in various ways, rename output files, and more.

download format

3. Select Spotify music

Use the integrated Spotify web player to search the songs, albums, playlists,s or podcasts you want to download. Click the Add to List button to load all songs in the album or playlist, and uncheck the songs you don’t want to download if there are any.

add to download list

4. Download and Convert Spotify Songs to Local

Click the Convert button to start downloading the Spotify songs to your local computer.

download spotify songs

Once the conversion is done, you can find your Spotify songs downloaded as local files by clicking the Folder button or directly going to the output folder you customized in the previous step.

Note: The free trial version of Pazu Spotify Converter enables you to convert the first three minutes of each song. You can remove the trial limitation by purchasing the full version.