Obsessing the world’s largest music library, Spotify is one of the favorite music streaming services with more than 60 million paying subscribers so far. Although it spends its efforts in exploring working out fields these years, there’s still no official Spotify app available on smart watches yet. For many Apple Watch users, they’ve been expecting built-in Spotify app on Apple Watch for year. However, Spotify made no statement yet on when it will release the Spotify support to the watchOS. Therefore, currently most Apple Watch users need to use iPhone to sync their Spotify tracks to Apple Watch when doing exercises. But it’s too inconvenient. So is there any possibility to listen to Spotify music on Apple Watch without iPhone nearby? The answer is “yes”. Fortunately, you still get means to sync your Spotify playlists to Apple Watch even without iPhone.
What Tool You’ll Need to Play Spotify on Apple Watch
Firstly, you should thank Apple Music that allows you add local music directly to the device with maximum music storage of 2GB. Because that’s the key point which we can take advantage from. In other words, if we can figure out a way to load the Spotify offline songs to Apple Watch, we’ll be able to go out running and listen to Spotify playlists while leaving the phone at home. However, since Spotify music are protected by DRM copyright technology, only Premium users can download and save Spotify songs offline. Even so, they are not allowed to sync those downloaded tracks to smartwatch OS but only to smartphones.
In this case, a smart Spotify DRM removal tool is needed to convert Spotify songs to Apple Watch compatible formats, such as MP3. Then you meet TunesKit Spotify Music Converter. It’s an excellent Spotify music downloader and extractor, which can not only download any track from Spotify, but also remove DRM from Spotify music and convert them to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV, etc. with 100% original quality kept. With this solution, even if you are using the free Spotify account, you can easily download any Spotify music to listen on any Apple Watch series.
Complete Guide to Stream Spotify Music to Apple Watch
Step 1. Open TunesKit Spotify Converter and you’ll notice the Spotify app is loaded automatically. Then login your Spotify account with your user name and password. Browse the store to find the songs or playlists you want to download and convert to Apple Watch. Simply drag the tracks from Spotify to TunesKit conversion window. You can also copy and paste the URL of the songs to the search box in TunesKit. Then wait for the songs to load into TunesKit.
Step 2. Click the top menu > Preferences. There you will be allowed to set the output audio format, bit rate, sample rate, etc. according to your own needs. In order to make the songs playable by Apple Watch, you are suggested to choose the MP3 as output format. For a stable conversion, you are suggested to check the 1X conversion speed option.
Step 3. When finish customizing, simply click “Convert” button to start extracting and converting the Spotify music songs. Once converted, you can click the “converted” icon to load the DRM-free Spotify tracks.
Step 4. Now you can transfer the converted Spotify playlists to your iPhone. Then launch the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Tap on Music > Synced Playlist, choose the Spotify playlists to sync. Once the sync’s over, you can access them on your Apple Watch without carrying iPhone together.