How to Download Spotify Playlist to Apple Watch? [2 Ways]

Instead of taking your smartphones everywhere, sometimes you may just want to listen to your Spotify playlists on your Apple Watch directly. After downloading the music offline, you can enjoy the music playback in more convenient ways without using the phones at all, especially when you want to do some outdoor sports.

Now, when the Spotify app can be installed on Apple Watch, you can download the Spotify playlists offline with a Spotify Premium subscription easily. You may be also considering whether you can enjoy the same service even without subscribing to the official Spotify Premium plan. So, today’s article will mainly introduce how to download Spotify playlists to Apple Watch for playback offline without Premium. If you also want the way to work it out, have a look now!


Can You Download Spotify Playlists to Apple Watch?

At present, the Spotify app is compatible with the Apple Watch of all generations. Therefore, people can directly install the Spotify app on Apple Watch and then use the Premium function to download Spotify playlists to Apple Watch for playback offline. As a result, the direct way to keep the Spotify playlists offline for streaming without a network connection is to subscribe to Spotify Premium and use the official download function.

For people who don’t have Spotify Premium and also are not willing to pay for it only for enabling the playlist playback offline on Apple Watch, it is recommended to download the playlists from Spotify using a reliable playlist music converter at first, then transfer them to Apple Music later. In this way, people only with Spotify free accounts are still able to enjoy the Spotify playlists offline playback on Apple Watch even without connecting to smartphones using mobile data at all.

How to Download Spotify Playlist to Apple Watch Without Premium?

If you also want to download Spotify playlists using a Spotify Music Converter and then transfer the downloaded songs to Apple Watch for playback offline, I would like to recommend you MuConvert Spotify Music Converter, a powerful downloader workable to download all Spotify songs offline with the best original quality.

MuConvert Spotify Music Converter can work smoothly on both Windows and Mac, with the powerful ability to remove DRM protection from Spotify songs, then download the songs with common audio formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, or FLAC without quality loss. By getting the Spotify playlists saved on computers at first, people can then transfer the songs to iPhone and import them to Apple Watch for playback even without connecting the watch to smartphones at all.

Key Features:

  • Provide the built-in Spotify Web Player to download Spotify playlists just by dragging and dropping.
  • Offer common audio formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC to save the downloaded Spotify playlists.
  • Keep original quality to download Spotify playlists offline.
  • Support converting Spotify playlists in batches at an even 5X faster speed.
  • Keep all the ID3 and metadata information while downloading Spotify playlists offline.

Download Spotify Playlists to MP3

Step 1. Open MuConvert Spotify Music Converter and Sign in Web Player

When you have installed MuConvert Spotify Music Converter on your Windows or Mac, open the software and then enter the home screen of the built-in Spotify Web Player. Then you need to click the “LOG IN” button provided on the top-right corner to sign in using your own Spotify account.

Log in Soptify Player

Step 2. Search for Spotify Playlists and Add to Convert

When you have signed into the Spotify Web Player, you can directly search for the Spotify playlists you want to download to Apple Watch and then drag them to the “+” button to add to convert. You can add more than one Spotify playlist at once because MuConvert Spotify Music Converter provides batch conversion to download multiple Spotify playlists at once.

MuConvert Spotify Music Converter Add Song to Download

Step 3. Select Output Format to Download Spotify Playlist to Apple Watch

After adding the Spotify playlists to convert, you need to select an output format to download them at once. Just go to the “Convert all files to” menu on the top-right corner of the screen and select one format from the provided 4 options, including MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC. You are recommended to select the MP3 format because it can be supported by most devices, including the Apple Watch.

Convert All Files Mu SMC

If you want to change other parameters such as the SampleRate and Bitrate, you can open the “Preferences” window by selecting the “Menu” option. Under the “Advanced” tab, you can freely adjust them as you want.

Choose Output Format Spotify Music Converter

Step 4. Download Spotify Playlists to MP3

When you have set the output options, now you just need to click the “Convert All” button and MuConvert will begin to download the Spotify playlists to the selected MP3 format for you. Just wait for a moment and MuConvert Spotify Music Converter will finish downloading all of them at once.

Converting Spotify Music MuConvert

Transfer Spotify Playlists to Apple Watch

When you have processed the Spotify playlists download using MuConvert Spotify Music Converter, you can begin to transfer the downloaded playlists to your Apple Watch now.

Step 1. After MuConvert Spotify Music Converter finishes the Spotify playlists download, go to “Finished” and access the downloaded songs by clicking the “View Output File” button. Then the output folder will be opened and you can find the downloaded Spotify playlists saved in it.

Save Spotify Songs Spotify Music Converter

Step 2. Now, connect your iPhone to the computer using a USB cable. Then open iTunes and select to add the downloaded Spotify playlists to iTunes to import them to your iPhone.

Step 3. After the playlists are added to iPhone, connect the device with your Apple Watch through the Bluetooth feature. After they have built the connection, open the “Watch” app on iPhone and select “Music”. Here, you only need to choose the “Add Music” option and select the imported Spotify playlists on your iPhone, then they will be transferred to your Apple Watch immediately.

Transfer Downloaded Spotify Songs to Apple Watch

Finally, the Spotify playlists are added to your Apple Watch, you can directly find them on your watch and enjoy the playback offline without your iPhone anymore!

Download Spotify Playlists on Apple Watch Officially with Premium

For people with Spotify Premium subscription, downloading Spotify playlist on Apple Watch would just be an easy thing. After installing the Spotify app on the watch, then you just need to follow the steps mentioned below to process the Spotify playlists download on Apple Watch directly.

Step 1. If you haven’t installed Spotify app on your watch yet, you need to open the “Watch” app on iPhone and scroll download to “AVAILABLE APPS” to find Spotify and click the “INSTALL” button to add it to Apple Watch at first.

Apple Watch Install Audible App

Step 2. Now, open Spotify app on iPhone. In the Spotify app, search for the Spotify playlists you want to playback offline, then open the playlist.

Step 3. Now, click the three-dots icon and select the “Download to Apple Watch” option to save the Spotify playlist offline to Apple Watch immediately.

Step 4. When a green icon appears now, it means that your Spotify playlist has been downloaded successfully. Now you can open Spotify app on your Apple Watch . Go to your Library and find it in “Downloads” to playback offline!

Download Spotify Songs on Apple Watch for Listening

FAQs on Downloading Spotify Playlists to Apple Watch

Why Won't My Apple Watch Download My Spotify Playlist?

There may have two possible reasons causing it unavailable for you to download the Spotify playlist to Apple Watch:

  1. The network connection is not good enough to process the playlist download for you. So, you are recommended to check the network condition of your devices and re-connect to the Wifi to process the Spotify playlist download again.
  2. Your Apple Watch doesn’t have enough storage to save the downloaded Spotify playlists. If you have checked the storage space of your Apple Watch and find it doesn’t have much storage to save the Spotify playlists anymore, you need to delete some other songs to continue processing the music download continuously.

How to Update Spotify Playlist on Apple Watch?

When you have added new songs to your original Spotify playlist and now you need to get it updated on your Apple Watch, you can reconnect to the network and then sign in to your account again. When the Spotify playlist is updated, you can process to download the updated songs once again, then you can enjoy the latest Spotify playlist playback offline on your Apple Watch directly.


For how to download the Spotify playlists to Apple Watch for playback offline, it won’t be difficult if you have subscribed to Spotify Premium – all you need to do is to install the Spotify app on your watch and then select the Spotify playlist to Apple Watch on your iPhone at first. 

However, if you are not a Spotify Premium user and still want to get Spotify playlists on your Apple Watch for playback offline, MuConvert Spotify Music Converter is the only tool you need. The software won’t be difficult to use, which can help you batch download several Spotify playlists at once and transfer them to Apple Watch easily. Now, just get the software and try it immediately!