How to Save Spotify Music to SD Card? Solved!

Updated by Adam Gorden on Aug 20, 2021 10:04 AM.

There are many ways to backup Spotify music tracks. Among them, the most common one is to save Spotify music to an SD card as there is plenty of space on the SD card. If you use Android devices, you can move Spotify to SD card directly. But you can't move Spotify to SD card if you use other devices. What's worst, if you browse the Internet or Spotify community, you'll find there are still many Premium subscribers meeting download problems when syncing their offline Spotify tracks to SD card.

Today we will explain how to make Spotify save on SD cards on Android. To make it 100% workable, here we are going to recommend another easy solution for you to download Spotify music to SD card in a few clicks no matter you are a free or paid user on Spotify. The second method is workable for both iOS and Android users.

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Method 1. How to Put Spotify on SD Card
Method 2. Move Spotify to SD Card without Premium [Android/iOS]

Method 1. How to Put Spotify on SD Card

Spotify suggests that users should spare at least 1 GB of space for Spotify. But mostly, our phones are occupied by loads of apps and files so it is hard for us to find enough room for Spotify downloads. Transferring Spotify songs to an SD card is a considerate suggestion. To get Spotify on SD card, you need to prepare these items.

Once you get them ready, you can follow the guide below to start storing Spotify music on SD card.

Step 1. Launch Spotify and go to the Home section.

Step 2. Go to Settings > Other > Storage.

Step 3. Choose SD card to store your downloaded Spotify tracks. Tap OK to confirm.

Method 2. Move Spotify to SD Card without Premium [Android/iOS]

Spotify is one of the largest online music streaming services that provides over 70 million songs worldwide. There are two types of subscriptions available for users, including Free Plan and Premium Plan. The premium subscription costs $9.99 per month with the ability to save tracks for listening offline. But due to Spotify protection, there are some restrictions for all Spotify users so that they cannot freely download Spotify songs to SD cards. Currently, only Spotify Premium users have the right to download Spotify content for offline listening. If you are subscribing to Spotify's Free Plan, you can't even download Spotify music offline, let alone store Spotify music on SD card. Other the other hand, the method above only meet the need of Android users. iOS and other users still cannot move Spotify to SD card.

In order to save Spotify songs to SD cards without any limit, the most effective way is to remove all format protections from Spotify content, so that we can freely transfer the music anywhere without limit. That's why you need ViWizard Spotify Music Converter here. It's an excellent Spotify music downloader and converter that can download any Spotify track or album and convert Spotify songs to plain audio formats including MP3, AAC, FLAC with lossless quality. The converted Spotify songs are free to be transferred to an SD card or any other device even if you use Spotify free and non-Android phone.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Download Spotify contents, including songs, albums, artists and playlists
  • Convert Spotify contents to MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B and more plain formats
  • Preserve original audio quality and full ID3 information from Spotify music
  • Convert Spotify contents to common audio formats at up to 5× faster speed
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How to Download Spotify Songs to SD Card

Then you can follow this guide to convert Spotify to SD card. You can firstly download the free trial version of this powerful Spotify music on your Mac or PC.

Step 1Add Spotify Songs/Playlists to ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify

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First of all, open ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify. Then it will launch the Spotify app automatically. Once it's open, drag any track or album or playlist from Spotify to the ViWizard conversion window. Or you can simply paste the Spotify track link into the search box of ViWizard to load the music.

Step 2Set Output Format

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The default output format of the ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify is set as MP3. If you want to choose other formats, simply click the menu bar > Preferences. Currently, it fully supports MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, M4A, M4B output formats. It also allows you to set the bit rate, channel, sample rate of the audios by yourself.

Step 3Start to Convert Spotify to SD Card

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Now click the Convert button to remove format limitation and convert the Spotify music tracks to MP3 or other formats at 5× speed. If you want to keep the original quality in the output songs, you need to choose the 1× speed in Preferences before conversion. After the conversion, you can click the history icon to locate Spotify songs.

Move Spotify Music to SD Card for Storage

As all the Spotify songs are converted to common formats, you can now make the well-converted Spotify save to SD card with ease. If you are not clear about the process to save Spotify songs to SD card, you can follow the tutorial below.

Step 1. Insert the SD card into your c omputer's card reader.

Step 2. Open "Computer/My Computer/This PC" on a Windows computer.

Step 3. Double-click on your SD card in the list of drives.

Step 4. Drag and drop Spotify music files into the SD card.

Step 5. Now, you can listen to Spotify music on any smartphone and car player via SD card.


To move Spotify to SD card, currently, you get 2 methods. The first method suits for Android users who subscribe to Spotify. The second one can be used by anyone. Just pick one according to your condition.

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