How to play Spotify on iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/Touch [Step-by-Step Guide]

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November 6, 2023

Apple is officially discontinuing the iPod touch. On May 10, 2022, the company says that “iPod touch will be available while supplies last.” This also means that the “iPod” brand is officially retired, as the iPod touch was the last iPod in Apple’s lineup. Although there are many other choices, Apple Watch SE(from $279). iPad(from $329), HomePod mini (from $99). iPod is still many people’s choice for listening to music for exercise. Here in this article we will discuss how to play Spotify on iPod Touch/Nano/Shuffle/Classic.

Related: How to play Amazon Music on iPod Touch/Nano/Shuffle/Classic?

How to play Spotify on iPod Touch?

It’s easy to play Spotify on iPod Touch as it runs iOS. All you need to do is install Spotify app from the App Store. However, Spotify app requires iOS 13 and later. However, the iPod Touch 7th generation, which was officially discontinued by Apple on May 28, 2019, supports up to iOS 12.5.5. So you can’t install Spotify on it and previous generations. 

The current seventh-generation iPod touch was introduced in 2019 and discontinued on May 10, 2022. Apple says iPod touch will be available while supplies last. In addition to this being the end of the iPod touch as a product, this also marks the end of the “iPod” brand altogether. So iPod Touch 7th generation is currently the only iPod Touch model that supports Spotify.

How to Sync Spotify to iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/iPod Touch 6th generation and earlier?

The first iPod was introduced on October 23, 2001. It could put 1,000 songs in your pocket with 10-hour battery. The iPod lineup expanded (and eventually contracted) multiple times over the years with the addition of products like the iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iPod classic, and iPod touch.

You may no longer use your iPod to store and play songs because you’re used to music streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, but do you know you can also use iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/iPod Touch to store and play Spotify songs to free your iPhone storage? All you need is to download Spotify songs to MP3 and them sync them to your iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/iPod Touch.

Pazu Spotify Converter is specially developed to download any Spotify content, including tracks, albums, playlists, and artists. Meanwhile, it’s able to convert Spotify to MP3, AAC, or other common audios that are supported by most media players. It’s currently the fastest Spotify music converter that can work at 10X faster speed while preserving the lossless audio quality. Now read the following content to find out the complete tutorial on how to download and convert Spotify songs with the help of Pazu Spotify Music Converter.

1. Run Pazu Spotify Converter

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

spotify converter

2. Choose output format

Click the gear icon on the top right corner. Here you can select 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.

spotify song format

3. Select Spotify songs, albums or playlists

Use the integrated Spotify web player to search the songs, album, playlist or podcast you want to download. Click the Add to list button to load all songs in the album or playlist, uncheck the songs you don’t want to download if there are any.

drag&drop spotify songs

4. Download and Convert Spotify Songs to Local

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

remove Spotify DRM

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. Now you can sync the Spotify mp3 songs to your iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic/iPod Touch and play them offline without ads, even you don’t have Spotify premium.

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.