Here's a few tips & tricks to share about downloading music from Spotify on your Apple Watch! - If you're looking to get started, check this out!
Not seeing the 'Download to Apple Watch'-button yet? Make sure your Spotify app is up-to-date the Spotify app is installed on your Apple Watch as well!
To download music, you'll need a Apple Watch Series 3 or newer on watchOS 6.0 or higher (7.1 or higher is recommended).
Want to download Liked Songs? Just add them to a playlist and use the steps from this page to download them to your Apple Watch.
Downloads keep stopping? Make sure your Apple Watch is on and the Spotify app is open on your Watch. After a bit of time, your Apple Watch might suspend the app if you're not using it actively so be sure to keep it in focus.
Downloads not working? Your Apple Watch battery might be a bit too low to download. Make sure your Apple Watch is charged or on a charger to start downloading.
Want to check (the status of) your downloads? On your Apple Watch, swipe right to Your Library and choose for 'Downloads'. There you should be able to find everything you've downloaded and the status of your downloads.
Got any more tips to share? Post them here!
If you're looking to get help with downloading music from Spotify on your Apple Watch, create a new thread on the iOS Help-board.
Writing here after some time to confirm that, since July, all Premium Spotify subscribers can save their favorite music offline on their Apple Watch and listen anytime without the need of a network connection or their phone.
As a heads-up, double-check you're on the latest Spotify version before giving this a shot.
Keep in mind there’s a download limit of 50 tracks per playlist.
To listen to your music offline on your Apple Watch, make sure to:
Hope you'll find this info useful. If you you come across any issues with your downloads on Apple watch, feel free to report them.
Thanks for stopping by!
From the comments here, we can see that many of you experience different types of issues.
In order to avoid potential confusion we've summed them up below.
Keep in mind that there is a limit of songs per playlist (50) that you can download on the watch. If you try downloading a playlist that contains more than 50 songs, issues might occur. In order to avoid that, you can divide the songs in to different playlists.
In case you've added new songs to a downloaded playlist, you'll need to redownload the playlist to your watch so the new songs can be included.
If you try downloading a playlist and it gets stuck at the first song, we recommend that you follow the steps under the Status Update in this thread.
If you've downloaded a podcast episode or a playlist and you can't play them, you can give the steps below a go if you haven't already. In most cases they resolve such issues:
If you still experience one of the above mentioned issues or another type of an issue, you can write in the relevant Help Board. That way we can look into them separately.
Be sure to also check out @Hubo's tips and tricks regarding this feature.