How to transfer Spotify music to USB?

"I want to save my offline songs to a usb drive so I can use this on my iPad instead of taking up 3GB of space on my iPad.  Is it possible to direct Spotify Premium to save those offline songs to a USB? I want to listen OFFLINE on my iPad on long airplane trips and dont want to load up 3-5GB of music on my iPad."

How to save Spotify cache for offline to USB?

On Android:

  1. Plug in a usb/external SD card to your device.
  2. Go to your app settings and delete the Data, Cache and then uninstall the Spotify app.
  3. Reinstall the app.
  4. Spotify should now automatically chose your SD Card/USB drive. Spnotify will chose to save wherever has the largest storage available.

On Mac/Windows:

  1. Click in the top-right and select Settings .
  2. Scroll down and click SHOW ADVANCED SETTINGS.
  3. Scroll down to Offline storage location.
  4. Click CHANGE LOCATION and choose your USB.

But this procedure won't work on the iPad/iPhone. Spotify only recognizes the iPad internal storage.

Note: Although you have moved Spotify offline cache to USB, they are not playable songs since Spotify stores the cache for offline in some encrypted form. You can only use store the encrypted offline tracks in a USB. To play them you still need Spotify app.

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How to save Spotify music as playable songs to USB?

If the purpose of saving Spotify music on USB is that you want to use it for file transfer, play them on another player, or play Spotify songs in your car, the above method does not work.

If you want to save Spotify as separately playable songs on your USB, you need a professional spotify music downloader. For example, Pazu Spotify Converter , this kind of Spotify music downloader allows you to crack Spotify encryption and download Spotify music as playable songs, not just encrypted cache for offline playback. It supports multiple output formats: MP3/M4A/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF, encoded at a top-quality bitrate of 320 Kbps.

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Step 1 Run Pazu Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account with the built-in Spotify web player.

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Step 2 Add Spotify songs to Pazu Spotify Converter

Browse songs, albums or playlists you want to download from the built-in Spotify web player.

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Step 3 Change the Output Settings

Now, click on the Settings cogwheel from the top-right corner to select the output format. On Auto mode, it will save the file in M4A format. For MP3 and AAC, you can also set the output quality, depending on the song. You may also change the output folder, the title, and the organizing criteria.

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Step 4 Convert Spotify Songs

Click the Convert button to start downloading Spotify songs in MP3 format.

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Once the conversion is done, click the folder icon to find the converted Spotify songs.

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Now you can transfer the downloaded Spotify songs to your USB and play them on any device without Spotify app, play on your car, etc.

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Note: The free trial version of Pazu Spotify Converter enables you to convert the first three minutes of each song. You can remove the trial limitation by purchasing the full version.

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