How to Play Spotify Music on Samsung Gear S3

Posted by Adam Gorden on Aug. 13, 2019 3:35 PM.

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When you're working out or doing exercise, you could bring the Spotify app -- the world's number one music streaming service -- to your wrists. Spotify is available for the Gear S3 via the Samsung Galaxy Apps store. Anyone with a Gear S3, regardless of the connected smartphone, will be able to use the app. You could not only stream your favorite music directly through the Gear S3 via Wi-Fi or LTE, but also effortlessly browse through charts, scroll through playlists and search for tracks.

Spotify for the Gear S3 also gives you the ability to download tracks, albums, and playlists and store them locally. When you're out running or on your bike or perhaps halfway up a mountain or maybe just out for a walk, you still could stay motivated with your Spotify songs. Here I would introduce how to install the Spotify app on your Samsung Gear S3 and listen to Spotify music in the offline mode.

Part 1. Play Spotify Offline on Samsung Gear with Premium Account
Part 2. Free Achieve Spotify on Samsung Gear with Free Subscription

Play Spotify on Samsung Gear with Premium Account

Because Spotify's free version makes no profit off of users, the company relies on ads and paid subscriptions to make any money. So, the company launches different features for premiums and free users. Some additional features like downloading Spotify tracks on your device are only offered to those users who are using paid account.

Spotify on Samsung Gear S3: Install the Spotify App

Method 1. Install the Spotify App via your phone

Step 1. Touch Apps from the Home screen of your mobile device and then touch Samsung Gear.

Step 2. Touch Setting and scroll to and touch Samsung Galaxy Apps.

Step 3. Choose and install the Spotify app from Galaxy Apps. Double-touch Back on your mobile device to return to the Samsung Gear app.

Step 4. You can manage any apps you download in Apps. The face of the Spotify app you download will appear in Watch faces.

Note: you can download more apps for your Samsung Gear S3 through the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device.

Method 2. Install the Spotify app via your watch

Step 1. Tap Apps from the home screen of the Samsung Gear S3.

Step 2. Tap Galaxy Apps to search for 'Spotify' in the search bar.

Step 3. Tap Install button on the Spotify app's page.

Note: before you install Spotify on your Samsung Gear S3, please make sure that your Samsung Gear S3 has a connection with a Wi-Fi network.

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Spotify on Samsung Gear S3: Download Spotify music

Step 1. Disconnect your phone from the watch or set it to airplane mode and make sure you are connected to Wi-Fi in your watch's Settings.

Step 2. Open the Spotify app on your Samsung Gear S3 and sign into your Premium Spotify account.

Step 3. Got to Settings > Playback > Stream on Wi-Fi and tap on your preferred Playlist to turn on toggle on to download the playlist.

Step 4. Choose a playlist and select Download. You can now listen to this playlist without an internet connection or Bluetooth.

Note: you can download more apps for your Samsung Gear S3 through the Samsung Gear app on your mobile device.

Get Spotify on Samsung Gear with Free Subscription

The premium plan is $9.99 per month which lets you enjoy some additional features from Spotify. But someone think it is too high for them to pony up the monthly fee, and only want to download some Spotify tracks for offline playback. At this time, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter can help you to achieve the feature.

With the help of Spotify music converter, you can download Spotify music to your device no matter free users or premium accounts, and even convert Spotify music to DRM-free audio files. Then you can listen to music from the watch itself, either streaming over Bluetooth audio or the internal speaker after you've transferred all Spotify songs to your Samsung Gear S3 which has 4GB built in.

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Highlights of ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader

  • Keep you download Spotify music to your device free of charge
  • Listen to Spotify music without the distraction of ads and DRM
  • Better insights to customize Spotify music according to your need
  • Level up your enjoyment of music on any other device as you like
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Download Spotify Music to Computer with ViWizard

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Step 1. Run Spotify converter on your personal computer and wait for the opening of Spotify program. Then select your preferred playlists or tracks on Spotify and drag and drop them to the main screen of the software.

Step 2. Click on the top menu and continue to click on the 'Preference' button. Then set the audio output format as mp3 and customize the channel, bit rate, sample rate and more as you like.

Step 3. After all is set, press the 'Convert' button at the bottom-right corner of the main interface and the software will start converting and downloading Spotify music to mp3. After downloading, click the 'Converted' button to check your downloaded Spotify music.

Import Converted Spotify Tracks to Samsung Gear S3

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Step 1. From the Home screen of your mobile device, touch Apps and continue to touch Samsung Gear.

Step 2. Touch Setting > Send content to Gear > Select tracks and choose the tracks you want to transfer to your Gear S3 by touching Done.

Step 3. Touch Back to have your new songs automatically synced to your Gear S3 while it is charging.

Step 4. Touch the slider next to Auto sync to turn it on and press the Home button on the watch screen to access the music on your Gear S3.

Step 5. Touch Music Player and continue to touch the Phone icon to switch the player to play music stored on your Gear S3.

Note: When you transfer music from your mobile device to your Samsung Gear S3, a Bluetooth headset is needed to play music from the Gear S3.


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