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Brilliant Solution to Play Spotify Music on iPod

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'Q: How to download Spotify songs to iPod? I have an iPod that I use in my car to listen my music. Is it possible to download songs to MP3 or some other format and then transfer them to an iPod on which I would not have a live internet connection? How would I do this? - iron ryan asked on the Spotify Community.'

The problem usually arises when one wants to transfer Spotify music to iPod. How to solve this kind of tricky problems? Take it easy, we will offer a brilliant solution to enable you to play any Spotify songs on your iPod without any limitations.

The iPod is a small, light hand-held music-playing device produced by Apple and sold across the world. It's the best-known family of MP3 players and comes in a variety of models, including iPod Touch, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and iPod Classic.

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Spotify is one of the most popular audio streaming services that allows you to play millions of songs and podcasts for free. When you upgrade to Spotify Premium, you can simply download and enjoy Spotify playlist and album using offline mode within Spotify application.

Why Can't Transfer Music from Spotify to iPod

If Spotify is your preferred or only music service, it might be much more convenient for you to download Spotify songs to iPod. But you can't. Partly because iPod Nano, Classic and Shuffle doesn't support the Spotify application. If you are running iPod touch 6th generation with iOS 10 or above, you can use Spotify on it. The premise is that you have to get a Premium subscription.

Also, it is worth noting that you cannot transfer music from the Spotify to iPods. That's because Spotify music is streamed in Ogg Vorbis. As iPod is simply an MP3 player, you can't play Spotify songs on iPod or other non-approved devices.

Don't worry, Macsome Spotify Downloader can help you out. With it, you can download music from Spotify and convert them as MP3 or other audio formats with excellent quality output, no matter you are subscribing to Spotify Free or Premium.

Part 1. Simple Guide to Convert Spotify Music to iPod

At first, please download the latest version of Macsome Spotify Downloader on your computer according to the system you have. It is available on both Windows and Mac computers. The following tutorial is taken the Windows for an example. Here we go.

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Step 1. Import Spotify Songs to Macsome.

Install and run Spotify Downloader on your computer, and the Spotify will open at the same time.

Interface of Spotify Downloader

Now you can copy and paste the Spotify music or playlist link to the program. Alternatively, you can also drag and drop the tracks from Spotify to the program directly. Click "OK" button, all the songs will be added to the main window.

add Spotify songs to the program

Step 2. Set MP3 as the Output Format.

Click on the Settings button on the top right corner of the user interface, please select MP3 as the output format. And you can also select the Output Quality among 320kbps, 256kbps, 192kbps and 128kbps. Plus, you can also set the Output Path to save the downloaded Spotify files if you need.

Set the output format for iPod

Step 3. Start to Convert Spotify Music to MP3.

After all these settings, you can click the "Convert" button to start to download Spotify music process.

start to convert Spotify to MP3

When the whole conversion process finished, you can find the converted Spotify music files you can find in your target folder.

Part 2. How to Transfer Spotify Music to iPod for Playback

As you have converted Spotify songs to the common MP3 files, it is much easier to sync Spotify songs to your iPods. Now you can import the converted Spotify music to iPod easily, you'll learn how to do it here.

Step 1. Connect iPod to your computer via USB cable. Go to Start -Settings - Control Panel on your computer, double click on \"Folder Options\".

Step 2. Double click on the drive titled \"iPod\" and find the folder within it titled \"Music\".

Step 3. Select all the converted Spotify songs you want to transfer; you can copy and paste or drag all the songs from the Music folder to the iPod's Music folder.

What's more, you can also move Spotify songs to iPod with iTunes, just import the converted Spotify songs to iTunes, and then plug iPod into your computer. Click "Music" tab - "Sync Music" - "selected playlists, artists, albums, and genres". Under "Playlists", check "Recently added" where the downloaded Spotify songs are saved. Then click the "Apply" button in the lower right-hand corner and the Spotify tracks will be automatically synced to your iPod as expected.

sync spotify music to ipod

Once the transferring done, unplug the iPod. Power it up and you should see all your music there. Now you can listen to Spotify songs on your iPod freely.

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