How to Play Spotify Music on Sony Walkman

Summary
Spotify music is not compatible with most MP3 players. If you want to play Spotify music on Sony Walkman or other MP3 players, you can refer to this post to convert Spotify music to MP3 and then transfer to Sony Walkman for enjoying.

“Is it possible to play Spotify music on my classic Sony Walkman? How do I put Spotify tracks to Sony Walkman MP3 player? Please help.”

MP3 player plays an important role on music lovers for their pure audio experience. When it comes to MP3 players, the Sony Walkman can be regarded as the best portable music player for audiophiles. However, there is no a straight way to download Spotify Music to Sony Walkman. Worsely, Spotify tracks can’t be directly transferred to Sony Walkman. Luckily, there is still a way to play Spotify music on Sony Walkman. In this article, we will explain why Spotify music cannot be transferred to Sony Walkman, and show you how to enjoy Spotify music on Sony Walkman!

Part 1. Why Can’t Transfer Spotify Music to Sony Walkman?

Spotify Music is a streaming music service. Users need a network connection to stream their music online. However, most Sony Walkmans do not have Internet or Wi-Fi functions, except for the NW-ZX507 or A-100 series. For Sony Walkman NW-ZX507 or A-100 series users, they can listen to Spotify music on the Sony Walkman directly.

On the other hand, only Spotify Premium and Family subscribers can download Spotify tracks for offline listening within Spotify app. However, all songs downloaded on Spotify are in OGG format with DRM protection. These DRM-locked Spotify tracks can’t be take out from Spotify app to Sony Walkman or other devices. In a word, Spotify music is not compatible with most MP3 players including Sony Walkman, SanDisk MP3 player, iPod nano.

In order to play Spotify songs on Sony Walkman, you need to convert Spotify music to MP3, then transfer them to Sony Walkman MP3 player for playback.

Part 2. Best Tool to Play Spotify Music on Sony Walkman

To play Spotify Music on Sony Walkman, TunesBank Spotify Music Converter can do a great job. TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is well designed for Spotify Free and Premium users to break DRM of Spotify and convert them to plain MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC formats. What’s more, it will preserve 100% audio quality and all ID3 tags like title, artist, number, in output MP3 files. Besides, 5X conversion speed lets you quickly get unprotected Spotify songs on the hard drive. After which, you can easily get Spotify music being played on classic Sony Walkman anytime, anywhere. Not only that, you can also sync Spotify songs to iPod nano!

Main Features of TunesBank Spotify Music Converter:

  • Download tracks, albums, playlist from Spotify without Premium.
  • Convert Spotify songs to plain MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC audios losslessly.
  • Keep 100% original audio quality and all ID3 tags in output MP3 files.
  • Listen to Spotify music on MP3 player, Sony Walkman, iPod nano, etc.
  • Burn Spotify music to CD by one-click or save it to USB drive/ SD card.
  • Upload Spotify music to iTunes/Google Drive/One Drive, or share via email.

Part 3. Steps to Play Spotify Music on Sony Walkman

Follow the detailed steps to convert Spotify music to MP3 and then transfer to Sony Walkman for playback.

Step 1. Start TunesBank Spotify Music Converter
After installation, start TunesBank Spotify Music Converter on the desktop. At the same time, it will automatically launch Spotify desktop app. So please you have installed Spotify app on the desktop before you start.

launch tunesbank spotify converter

Step 2. Add Spotify Songs/Playlist to TunesBank
TunesBank offers two ways for users to import Spotify songs. One is to drag and drop the songs/playlist/album from Spotify into the converter.

drag and drop spotify songs to program

The other method needs you to copy the link of the Spotify songs or playlist, then paste the song link to the search box of the program and click “Add File”

copy and paste spotify music link to program

Step 3. Select MP3 as Target Format
To play Spotify music on classic Sony Walkman, MP3 format is recommended. Here you can select MP3 for all the selected songs in the “Convert all files to:” option.

select output format

By the way, to adjust the output settings like Channels, Bitrate(320Kbps) and Sample Rate, please go to “Preferences” menu.

adjust output settings

Step 4. Convert Spotify Music to MP3 for Sony Walkman
The most important step to enjoy Spotify music on Sony Walkman is to convert Spotify music to MP3. Simple Press on the “Convert All” button to save Spotify songs and playlist as MP3 audio files on the hard drive.

save spotify songs to mp3

After conversion, you can go to “Finished” option to view the converted Spotify MP3 songs.

view saved spotify songs

Step 5. Transfer Spotify Music to Sony Walkman
Now you can copy the Spotify MP3 songs to the Sony Walkman for playback. Connect the Sony Walkman to computer via USB cable. Then double click the Walkman icon and open the “Storage Media” folder. Copy and paste the converted Spotify MP3 songs to the “Music” folder of Walkman. Finally, disconnect the Walkman from the computer.

transfer spotify to sony walkman

To play Spotify music on multiple devices like MP3 player, Sony Walkman, iPod nano, iPad, PSP, Xbox, etc., TunesBank Spotify Music Converter is a good helper! Now you can enjoy your favourite Spotify songs on your Sony Walkman anytime, anywhere!

Play Spotify Music on Sony Walkman