Two Ways to Play Spotify Music in Airplane Mode

Summary
Only Spotify Premium subscribers can download Spotify music and enjoy them in offline mode. This article will show you 2 best ways to introduce how to download Spotify music and play Spotify music in airplane mode with/without Premium.

“Recently, I joined the Spotify Premium plan. I often travel on business and take long-distance flights. I want to know how to play Spotify music in flight without Wi-Fi, thanks.”

“Can I listen to my Spotify all my songs in airplane mode when I am on the plane? I don’t have a Spotify premium account, do I need one?”

When you are on a long-distance flight, there is nothing better than listening to music to relax yourself in an environment without Wi-Fi and mobile networks. Open the Spotify app on your phone and listen to your favorite songs! Yes, if you have downloaded Spotify songs, you can play Spotify music in airplane mode. As we all know, only Spotify Premium subscribers can download Spotify music for offline listening. What about Spotify Free users? Can you listen to Spotify offline without premium? Don’t worry, here, we have listed 2 best ways to help you play Spotify music in airplane mode with/without Premium.

play spotify music in airplane mode

Way 1. Play Spotify Music in Airplane Mode with Premium

With Spotify Premium, you can create playlists and download them to your device for offline listening. Just download Spotify songs, playlists or podcasts to your phone and turn on “Offline Mode”. Then you can listen to Spotify music in airplane mode, even you are on the plane without Wi-Fi or mobile network. Here are the simple steps:

Step 1. Open the Spotify app on your mobile phone or tablets, and log in to your premium account.

Step 2. Find the song, podcast, album or playlist you want to download.

Step 3. Click on the “Download” button.

Step 4. Then turn back to “Your Library” > “Setting” > “Playback”, and switch on the “Offline”.

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After that, you can listen to Spotify on a plane without Internet connection or Wi-Fi.

Way 2. Play Spotify Music in Airplane Mode without Premium

With Spotify Free, you can only access advertising-supported Spotify songs with lower sound quality. Disappointed? To play Spotify music in airplane mode without premium, you can turn to TunesBank Spotify Music Converter.

TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is an excellent tool which is specially designed for both Spotify Free and Premium users to download Spotify music for offline listening on any device. This great tool not only lets you download Spotify music with free account, but also supports you to download Spotify music to MP3, M4A, FLAC or WAV format at 5X faster speed. Besides, it will remove advertisements from Spotify music for Spotify Free users. Even better, the original audio quality and ID3 tags of Spotify music will be well preserved in the output file. In this way, you can easily enjoy Spotify music on any device in offline mode.

How to Free Download Spotify Music to Play in Airplane Mode Using TunesBank

Here is the detailed guide on how to use TunesBank Spotify Music Converter to download Spotify music for playing in airplane mode without any Spotify Premium account. Please make sure you have downloaded Spotify desktop app on your computer before you start.

Step 1. Download and Install TunesBank Spotify Music Converter
Download and install the suitable version of TunesBank Spotify Music Converter to your Mac or PC. When you launch TunesBank program, Spotify desktop app will be opened automatically in the background.

launch tunesbank spotify converter

Step 2. Add Spotify Songs/Playlists to TunesBank
Next, you need to add the songs, albums or playlists from Spotify to TunesBank. You can drag and drop the songs, albums or playlist from Spotify to TunesBank program.

drag and drop spotify playlist to program

Well, you can also copy and paste the URL of any song or playlist of Spotify to the search bar of TunesBank, and click “Add File”, then it will immediately analyze the link.

copy and paste spotify playlist link to program

Step 3. Customize the Parameter
Before downloading songs from Spotify, you need to customize the parameter of Spotify music. Select the desired format in the “Convert all files to:” option, MP3 format is recommended.

select output format

Then click on the menu bar and select “Preferences”, and it will pop up a small windows. Here you can adjust the Bitrate(up to 320kbps), Sample Rate(48000Hz), Channels according to your personal demand.

adjust output settings

Step 4. Begin to Download Spotify Songs for Offline Playback
Simply press on “Convert All” button to start downloading all songs, albums or playlists to your hard drive.

convert spotify playlist to mp3

After a few minutes, you have successfully downloaded Spotify music to your computer. Then, you can go to “Finished”, and click “View Output File” to locate all the downloaded songs.

view converted spotify songs

Step 5. Transfer Downloaded Spotify Songs to Device for Offline Playback
Now you can transfer the downloaded Spotify songs to any devices for playback in airplane mode.

1) For Android devices or tablets
Connect the Android device with the computer via USB cable, then directly drag and drop the downloaded Spotify MP3 songs to the device. So you can enjoy them in flight without Wi-Fi or Internet connection.

2) For iOS device, please import the Spotify MP3 files to iTunes library, then connect the iDevice with iTunes via USB cable. Finally, sync the songs to the iOS device for offline playback.

transfer spotify mp3 songs to iphone

Final Words

For Spotify Premium users, you can download Spotify music for offline playback. However, once the subscription is cancelled, Spotify premium offline mode will be invalid. To listen to Spotify on a plane without premium, the best way is to use TunesBank Spotify Music Converter. This powerful enables you to download any Spotify songs and playlist without Premium account and save them in MP3, M4A, FLAC and WAV format. After which , you can move the downloaded Spotify music files to any device for offline playback. Even you are in the plane, you can easily enjoy Spotify music on airplane mode without Wi-Fi or Internet connection. Better yet, you can listen to Spotify music on MP3 players, Sony Walkman, iPod Nano/Shuffle/Classic, PSP, Xbox, car player, etc.

Two Ways to Play Spotify Music in Airplane Mode