How to Listen to Spotify Music on Fossil Gen 5 Offline

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jun 21, 2021 4:15 PM.

Compared with the best smartwatches from Apple and Samsung, Wear OS isn't perfect enough. But you could also get lots of service from Wear OS not available on Apple Watches and Samsung Watches. Fossil Gen 5 is the one to get, thanks to a stylish, sophisticated look.

Fossil Gen 5 eliminates the most glaring performance lag we saw in past Wear OS watches, thanks to 1GB of RAM. Also, customizable battery modes make this smartwatch worth a look. However, Spotify on Fossil Gen 5 doesn't support Offline Mode – a disadvantage of Fossil Gen 5. Fortunately, there is a solution to help you play Spotify music on Fossil Gen 5 Offline. Now just go on reading how to play Spotify on Fossil Gen 5 online and offline.

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Part 1. Official Way to Play Spotify on Fossil Gen 5
Part 2. Best Way to Play Spotify on Fossil Gen 5 Offline

Official Way to Stream Spotify to Fossil Gen 5

Since Spotify is available on the Wear OS smartwatch including Fossil Gen 5, you could directly play music from Spotify on your watch when connecting to Wi-Fi or cellular. Generally, Spotify will come pre-installed on the Wear OS smartwatch. But you'll need to install it to your device if it's not visible on the main app menu.

Install the Spotify app on Fossil Gen 5

1) On your watch, go to Settings > Connectivity > Wi-Fi to adda network.
2) Touch the search icon at the top of the Play Store menu and search for Spotify.
3) Tap on the listing for Spotify and touch the Install icon to install the Spotify app.

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Use Spotify to play music on Fossil Gen 5

1) Launch the Spotify app on your Fossil Gen 5.
2) On a phone, tablet, or computer, go to the Spotify pairing page and log in.
3) Enter the code you see on your watch to log into your Spotify.
4) Select your preferred songs or playlists and start playing on your watch.

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Best Way to Listen to Spotify on Fossil Gen 5 Offline

As we all know, Spotify offers the service of offline playback to those Premium subscribers. However, this service is not available on Fossil Gen 5 for all Spotify users including Premium users. So, the best solution to stream Spotify music to Fossil Gen 5 offline is to order ViWizard Spotify Music Converter.

As a professional and powerful music converter and downloader for Spotify users, ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify is dedicated to help all Spotify users to download songs from Spotify and convert them into several common audio formats with lossless audio quality and ID3 tags. With its help, it is easy to enjoy the offline playback of Spotify on any device.

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How to download Spotify music songs locally

Before saving Spotify music tracks to your local device, you need to download and install ViWizard Spotify Music Converter on your computer first. After that, you can perform the following steps to download local Spotify songs.

1 Add Spotify songs to the converter

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Fire up ViWizard Spotify Music Converter and then the Spotify app will be pulled up on your computer automatically. Go ahead and pick out a playlist or album you'd like to listen to on your Fossil Gen 5 and add them to the download list of ViWizard by drag-and-drop.

2 Configure the output audio parameter

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After adding your required Spotify songs to the converter, you could choose the output format and set the audio parameter like bit rate, sample rate, and channel. There are six popular formats, including MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, FLAC, and M4B, for you to choose from.

3 Start to download music from Spotify

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Once the setting is set up, you could let ViWizard program download and convert Spotify music to MP3 by clicking the Convert button. Later, ViWizard program moves Spotify songs to your computer and then you can find the downloaded Spotify songs on the local folder.

How to transfer Spotify music to Fossil Gen 5

ViWizard program has moved all of your required Spotify music tracks your computer. And you could transfer all the downloaded Spotify music files to Fossil Gen 5 for offline listening. Now that's out the way, here's what you need to do.

upload music to youtube music

Step 1. Upload Spotify songs into YouTube Music

Navigate to the website of YouTube Music and log into your account. Then find your downloaded Spotify music tracks and continue to upload those music files into YouTube Music by clicking on your profile picture > Upload music.

Step 2. Install YouTube Music to Fossil Gen 5

Find YouTube Music on your Fossil Gen 5. If you cannot find it, tap Play Store and go to install YouTube Music. Simply scroll down the list of Apps on your Fossil Gen 5 until you find it, then tap the install icon.

Step 3. Save Spotify music songs to Fossil Gen 5

Now you have YouTube Music installed on your Fossil Gen 5. Next sync all your uploaded Spotify songs to your smartwatch and choose to download them when your smartwatch is connected to a network.


With the Spotify app, you can browse through your favorite playlists right on your watch. When you find a song you want to listen to, you can control your music from your wrist directly and pause or skip tracks with a tap. But if you want to listen to Spotify on your watch offline, you could try ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. By using ViWizard program, you can download Spotify songs to your watch for offline listening.


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