How Can You Recover Deleted Playlists from Spotify

Posted by Adam Gorden on Mar 14, 2019 11:59 AM.

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Spotify has made it easy for you to collect your favorite playlists or songs online. But sometimes you may delete some old playlists that you later wish you hadn't. Wondering whether it's possible to recover those deleted Spotify playlists? Fear not, it's easy to get back any deleted playlist, as Spotify automatically backs up the playlists you've ever created.

Here in the following post, we'll show you the simple guide to recover lost/deleted playlist from Spotify quickly, as well as the solution to back up Spotify playlists offline in order to prevent them from being deleted again.

Part 1. How to Recover Deleted Playlists in Spotify

Spotify provides you with the built-in playlist recovery feature so that you can easily restore any deleted playlist from Spotify by using Spotify web player or desktop client.

Step 1. Log into your Spotify account page. No matter you are using the web player or desktop app of Spotify, launch the program. Then click on "Account" to enter your Spotify account page.

Step 2. Find and click "Recover playlists" option. In the menu on the left, select and hit "Recovery playlists" button.

Step 3. Recover deleted playlists from Spotify. Now you'll see the full list of all the deleted Spotify playlists. Click "RESTORE" button by the playlist you want to recover.

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Wait for a while and then open Spotify. You can find the restored playlists at the bottom of your playlist collection.

Extra Tips:In case you'll regret immediately after deleting a playlist, Spotify offers the keyboard shortcuts allowing you to undo the deletion. Simply press "Ctrl+Z" (on Mac) or "Ctrl+Shift+Z" (on Windows), and the deleted playlist will be restored in just seconds.

Part 2. How to Back Up Spotify Playlists Offline

To avoid deleting any Spotify playlist or song accidentally in the future, you are suggested to make a safe backup of your Spotify playlists on computer or other devices. To get it done, all you'll need is a smart Spotify music tool, that is, ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader.

With this powerful product, you are able to download any Spotify playlist and track for offline listening no matter whether you are using Free or Premium plan. It's designed to remove DRM from Spotify songs and convert the OGG Vorbis files to MP3, AAC or other common audios so that you can play them on any platform without limit. Best of all, it will keep all the ID3 tags and metadata info in the DRM-free tracks.

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The following guide will show you how to use ViWizard Spotify Music Downloader to download Spotify playlists for offline backup.

Step 1Add Spotify playlists or songs

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Open ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your Mac or PC. Then it will load Spotify desktop app automatically. Once done, go to Spotify store to find any track or playlist and drag it to the downloading window of ViWizard.

Step 2Select output format

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Click the top-right menu and select Preferences. Then you'll be able to set the output profile for the Spotify playlists, including output format, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and others. In order to make the songs compatible with most devices, you are recommended to set the output format as MP3.

Step 3Download and convert Spotify playlist to MP3

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Now you can initiate the downloading process by clicking Convert button. It will then begin to remove DRM from Spotify and convert Spotify songs to MP3. After that, you can find the converted playlists and save them offline on computer or mobile as you like.


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