How to Play Spotify Music on Apple Watch without iPhone

Summary
Do you want to stream Spotify music on Apple Watch without iPhone? This article will introduce you 2 ways to play Spotify songs, albums, playlists offline on Apple Watch without iPhone connection.

“How to transfer Spotify music to Apple Watch? So that I can listen to these songs without carrying my iPhone when exercising.”

Apple Watch is one of the best smart watches. With its powerful functions and well design, more and more people choose to use it as must-have item. Apple Watch has 4GB of internal storage space, if you are a Spotify subscriber, you can listen to your favorite tracks from your wrist directly. Moreover, Apple Watch users can control music, browse tracks, and so on. If you are Spotify user and have an Apple Watch, then you can’t miss this article. Here we will introduce you 2 ways on how to play Spotify music on Apple Watch without iPhone.

Way 1. Play Spotify on Apple Watch with Spotify App

Spotify is supported by Apple Watch. You can play Spotify music on Apple Watch via iPhone. Or you can listen to Spotify music directly from your wrist. The following steps are available for both free and premium Spotify users.

Step 1. Install and launch Spotify App on Apple Watch.

install spotify to apple watch

Step 2. Open Apple Watch App on your iPhone. In ‘My Watch’ tab > ‘Installed on Apple Watch’, make sure Spotify App is downloaded.

Step 3. Play any song from Spotify App on your iPhone, then these songs will be auto-launched on your Apple Watch.

Way 2. Play Spotify on Apple Watch Offline without iPhone (Best)

Although you can listen to Spotify on Apple Watch when you are connected to the Internet or your iPhone is nearby. Although the Spotify Premium subscribers can enjoy Spotify music on Apple Watch in offline mode, what about the Spotify free users? What if you cancel the subscription? Due to DRM restriction, you can’t save or transfer the downloaded Spotify tracks on your own device. Don’t worry, you can use a third-party Spotify Music Converter to delete Spotify DRM and convert Spotify music to MP3, M4A or other formats. After that, you can transfer Spotify music to Apple Watch for offline playback without an iPhone.

TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is an all-in-one converter for both Spotify Premium and Free users. It not only can strip the DRM protection from Spotify, but also convert Spotify music to Apple Watch supported formats like M4A, MP3, etc. with 100% original quality. Moreover, it can preserve ID3 tags and metadata info including song name, artist, album, etc. In addition, it supports batch conversion and up to 10X conversion speed, which means you can convert a Spotify playlist in a while. In this way, you can play converted Spotify songs on Apple Watch or other smart watches including Samsung Galaxy Watch, Fitbit Sense, etc.

Core Features of TunesBank Spotify Music Converter:

  • Supports to strip DRM protection from Spotify Music.
  • Convert Spotify to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC without any quality loss.
  • Import converted Spotify songs to Apple Watch for offline playback.
  • Allows batch conversion and works up to 5-10X faster speed.
  • Remain ID3 tags and metadata info such as title, album, genre, etc.
  • Download songs, playlists from Spotify without premium subscription.
  • Enjoy Spotify on Apple Watch, Samsung Galaxy Watch, Fitbit Sense, etc.

Guide: Convert Spotify to M4A and Sync to Apple Watch

TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is suitable for Mac and Windows PC, follow the 5 easy steps to convert Spotify to Apple Watch for offline playback. Make sure you have installed the latest Spotify APP on your computer before you start, then login your Spotify account.

Step 1. Add Spotify Songs to TunesBank Converter
TunesBank supports you to add songs from Spotify to Converter in two ways.
#1 Drag and drop the songs, playlists, albums from Spotify to the main interface of TunesBank. The Spotify files will be added to the converter at the same time.

drag and drop spotify playlist to program

#2 Copy and paste the link of Spotify songs/playlist to the interface of converter. The program start analyzing the URL and loads tracks from Spotify.

copy and paste spotify playlist link to program

Step 2. Set M4A as Output Format
After that, hit “Convert all files to:” to set M4A as the output format. M4A format is compatible with Apple Watch.

select m4a format

Step 3. Adjust Output Settings
Tap the “Preferences” in the menu bar then it will pop up a small window, you can adjust channels, Bit rate, Sample rate according to your requirements.

aujust output settings

Step 4. Start to Convert Spotify to M4A
Click “Convert All” button to start converting Spotify music to M4A format. Just a minutes, you will get the converted Spotify songs.

download spotify songs to m4a

Step 5. Sync Spotify Songs to Apple Watch
1) Import the converted Spotify songs from local drive to iTunes library, then sync Spotify music to iPhone with iTunes.
2) Go to ‘Settings’, turn on the ‘Bluetooth’ on iPhone.
3) Open the Apple Watch App, tap ‘My Watch’ icon, then hit ‘Music’ > ‘Add Music’. Select the song you want to sync.

move music to apple watch

When syncing is done, you can play converted Spotify music on Apple Watch without iPhone even offline.

Conclusion
Spotify music are encoded with DRM lock and can’t be transferred to Apple Watch and other non-spotify-approved devices directly for playing. To listen to Spotify music on Apple Watch without an iPhone, you can use TunesBank Spotify Music Converter. With the help of it, you can easily convert Spotify music and playlist to M4A, MP3, etc. so as to import Spotify songs to smart watches for offline playback, such as Apple Watch, Samsung Galaxy Watch, Fitbit Sense and so on. Also, you can transfer the converted Spotify songs to any MP3 Player including iPods, SanDisk, Sony Walkman, etc.

Play Spotify Music on Apple Watch