How to Listen to Spotify Music with AirPods

Posted by Adam Gorden on Feb. 25, 2020 3:30 PM.


"I recently purchased some AirPods, and have run into some trouble when using them with Spotify. Whenever I start Spotify and connect the AirPods, the App freezes for up to 10 seconds and I cannot play any music and have to wait for it to unfreeze. This is super annoying when I just want to listen to music. I haven't really found a solution to solve it."

As a perfectly respectable pair of true wireless earbuds, AirPods gets popular among people. All users can have AirPods with decent sound quality and seamless devices pairing, even more features. But what if you are a Spotify user, how to solve the Spotify app freezing? Here we will introduce a solution to solve Spotify AirPids problem, and even tell you how to use AirPods with Spotify offline.

Part 1. How to Solve the Spotify App Freezing
Part 2. How to Play Spotify Music with AirPods
Part 3. How to Connect AirPods to Other Devices

Part 1. Is the Spotify App Freezing When Connecting to AirPods

Some Airpods users have reported running into some issue when connecting to AirPods and listening to Spotify. The Spotify app will freeze and you will get into trouble for listening to your music. But you could try the following steps to solve your issue. Here’s what you’ll need to do:

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Tap on Bluetooth.
3. Choose to connect to AirPods.
4. Select Forget This Device.
5. Select your AirPods in the Devices list, then click Connect.

Part 2. Best Method to Listen Spotify Music with AirPods Offline

Maybe you’re tired of tackling that issue, and you don’t want to close all of your running applications and then restart the device for listening to Spotify music from AirPods again. The best method is to download Spotify music and turn on the offline mode. Except for subscribing to Premium Plan on Spotify, you could also start the offline playback with the help of a third-party tool.

ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify is a professional and powerful music converter for all Spotify users. It can enable all Spotify users to download music from Spotify and convert Spotify music to plain audios. Then you’re allow to listen Spotify music from AirPods offline or any other devices even though the Spotify app is not installed on your devices.

spotify music converter

Key Features of ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader

  • Download tracks and playlists from Spotify without premium subscription
  • Remove DRM protection from Spotify podcasts, tracks, albums or playlist
  • Convert Spotify podcasts, songs, album, and playlist to plain audio formats
  • Work at 5× faster speed and preserve original audio quality and ID3 tags
  • Support the offline Spotify on any devices like home video game consoles
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The supported music file formats are MP3 and M4A. You can follow the below steps to convert Spotify music to MP3.

1Drag Spotify Music to ViWizard

add spotify tracks to ViWizard

Launch ViWizard on your computer and wait for the automatic opening of Spotify. Log into your Spotify account for entering your library and add your required Spotify music to ViWizard by drag-and-drop.

2Set the output music format

set output format

Then you can click on Menu > Preference to change the output audio format. From several audio formats available, you could set the output audio format as MP3. In addition, you could adjust the bit rate, channel, and sample rate.

3Begin to download Spotify music

downloading spotify music

Once all the setting is completed, you could click Convert and ViWizard will extract music from Spotify to your computer. After downloading, you could go to browse all the converted Spotify music files by going to Converted > Search.

Part 3. Set up AirPods with Your Other Bluetooth Devices

Learn how to set up your AirPods with your Mac, Android device, or another Bluetooth device to listen to music, take phone calls, and more.

How to use AirPods with your Mac

If you’re using AirPods (2nd generation), make sure that your Mac has macOS Mojave 10.14.4 or later. Then you could perform the following steps to pair your AirPods with your Mac:

1. On your Mac, choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, then click Bluetooth.
2. Make sure that Bluetooth is on.
3. Put both AirPods in the charging case and open the lid.
4. Press and hold the setup button on the back of the case until the status light flashes white.
5. Select your AirPods in the Devices list, then click Connect.

How to use AirPods with a non-Apple device

You can use AirPods as a Bluetooth headset with a non-Apple device. To set up your AirPods with an Android phone or other non-Apple device, follow these steps:

1. On your non-Apple device, go to the settings for Bluetooth and make sure that Bluetooth is on. If you have an Android device, go to Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. With your AirPods in the charging case, open the lid.
3. Press and hold the setup button on the back of the case until you see the status light flash white.
4. When your AirPods appear in the list of Bluetooth devices, select them.


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