Spotify, the revered music manager in diffusion and Apple Music’s main competitor, has successfully implemented this feature that smartwatch users have been clamoring for since the app appeared: the ability to download music to the watch and listen to it offline.
The feature which, after many user requests, was incorporated into Spotify’s latest update for Apple Watch is finally here. Start downloading your favorite music right to your wrist so you can listen to it offline, without using your iPhone.
The Apple Music service was the only one with the necessary permissions for the app to transfer music to watch Yes play independently to the iPhone. Spotify has made this feature, previously exclusive to Music, a respite for users who prefer get rid of the phone in their workouts
Download your favorite music to your Apple Watch to listen to it offline wherever you are
This new feature, in addition to giving a more freedom for those who prefer to leave their iPhone on the table during workouts, it has also opened the door for anyone with a Apple Watch sin LTE (most users) can enjoy Spotify away from home, without depending on a WIFI connection.
Playlists, albums, podcasts … Now you can store all the content you want (and can) in your watch’s memory by following these simple steps. Of course, keep in mind that as it happens in any version of Spotify (be it in the web app, iOS, Android …) it will be essential that we have one Premium subscription active to be able to download the desired material.
Before you begin, remember that the amount of content you can download will depend on the storing your Apple Watch. If you are running low on memory, we recommend that you review these 4 ways to free up space on your watch before starting the tutorial. Also note that this feature is only available for Apple Watch Series 3 and later
- Make sure the Spotify app is installed on your Apple Watch. Will be essential
- Open the Spotify app on your iPhone.
- Find the part you want to download to your watch. Remember that it can be any type of content available in the Spotify catalog: podcasts, singles, albums, playlists, singles …
- Click on the three dots horizontally that appear next to the heart of favorites and the download icon for the iPhone. A small menu will open as a list.
- From this list, choose Download on Apple Watch. We just have to wait. Remember to keep the iPhone app open while downloading to avoid syncing issues.
If you want to delete the downloaded part, just repeat the procedure by choosing the option Eliminate Apple Watch on the list. What you downloaded will be completely deleted from the watch memory and will no longer be available. offline until you download it again.
How to Play Spotify Downloads on Apple Watch
To start listening to what is downloaded to the watch, you must first, have a Bluetooth headset connected. Once ready, you can now open Spotify on your Apple Watch and go to the tab downloads to review the content downloaded with your iPhone.
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