How to Download Music from Spotify to Google Drive

Updated by Adam Gorden on Oct 27, 2022 3:54 PM.

If you have the good habit to back up your media content on the cloud platform, Google Drive could be one of the best options as it offers you 15G of free storage and allows you to upload, edit, synchronize, and share saved files, including documents, images, audios, and videos across devices. But if you are trying to put Spotify music on Google Drive, you may find it's not as easy as imagined. But don't worry, and here we are going to introduce a simple way to help you save Spotify songs to Google Drive.

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Part 1. Spotify to Google Drive: What You'll Need
Part 2. How to Download Music from Spotify to Google Drive
Part 3. How to Put Spotify Music on Google Drive
Part 4. How to Get Google Drive Music to Spotify Playlist

Part 1. Spotify to Google Drive: What You'll Need

With a subscription to any Premium plan, you can get the right to download Spotify songs and playlists for offline listening. However, those songs downloaded with a Premium account can only be played well on the device that supports the Spotify app. Thus, it seems impossible to upload Spotify music to Google Drive as Spotify downloads are cache files.

Besides, Google Drive only supports the upload of unprotected audio files. Those music files from streaming music services are not compatible with Google Drive. Currently, Google Drive only supports these audio formats, such as MP3, WAV, OGG, SVG, and MPEG. In order to make Google Drive recognize those downloaded Spotify songs, you need to save Spotify songs to MP3.

However, since Spotify doesn't allow use to store Spotify music as MP3, we have to seek for a Spotify music converter that can help you extract MP3 from Spotify. Here you meet ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, a smart and powerful Spotify music downloader. It is specialized in downloading Spotify songs to plain audio formats with original quality and ID3 tags preserved.

Part 2. How to Download Music from Spotify to Google Drive

No matter you are using a Free or Premium Spotify account, ViWizard software helps you easily download and convert Spotify music to MP3. Download and install ViWizard Spotify Music Converter from the Download button above. Then you can follow these steps to learn how to easily download Spotify songs before transferring them to Google Drive or other cloud platforms.

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ViWizard Spotify Music Converter Key Features

  • Save Spotify music to Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, OneDrive
  • Convert Spotify music to MP3, FLAC, AAC, M4A, WAV, and M4B
  • Download Spotify contents with Free or Premium accounts easily
  • Work at a 5× faster speed and keep lossless quality and ID3 tags
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Step 1Import Spotify Songs to ViWizard

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Launch ViWizard Music Converter for Spotify on your computer, then it will load the Spotify app automatically. Once launched, enter your Spotify account to log in and find the songs or playlists you want to download as MP3. Then drag them to the conversion window of ViWizard software.

Step 2Customize the Output Preferences

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When the songs are imported completely to the conversion list, you should go to the top menu and select the Preferences option. Go to the Convert section, where you can set the output audio format, bit rate, sample rate, and channel as you like.

Step 3Download Spotify Music to MP3

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When everything is set up, move the mouse to the bottom right corner and click the Convert button to start downloading Spotify songs. After conversion, click the Converted button to find the downloaded Spotify songs.

Part 3. How to Put Spotify Music on Google Drive

Once Spotify songs are converted to MP3 successfully, you can log in to your Google Drive and upload Spotify music to Google Drive by following the three different methods here.

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Option 1. Upload Spotify Music Folder to Google Drive

1. Go to on your computer and input your account credentials to log into your Google Drive account.

2. Click the New button and select the Folder Upload option.

3. Locate the converted Spotify music folder and choose to add it to Google Drive.

Option 2. Drag Spotify Music to Google Drive

1. Open in a web browser and create a folder in Google Drive.

2. Navigate to the folder where you save the converted Spotify music files.

3. Directly drag the converted Spotify music files into the folder of Google Drive.

Option 3. Use Backup & Sync to Transfer Spotify Music

1. Install the Google Drive app onto your computer.

2. Find the folder called Google Drive on your computer.

3. Drag Spotify songs to this folder for uploading into Google Drive.

Google Drive empowers you to play Spotify songs on this cloud directly. You can select the song to play or right-click it to click the Play button. You can also share the converted Spotify songs with your friends from Google Drive.

Part 4. How to Get Google Drive Music to Spotify Playlist

With the above method, you can save songs from Spotify to Google Drive. If you have some songs stored in Google Drive and want to use a music player to stream them, it is a good idea to upload them to Spotify for playing. To upload Google Drive songs to Spotify, just follow this guide.

1. Go to and right-click a file to choose the Download button.

Tip: To download multiple files, press Command on Mac or Ctrl on Windows, then click any other files.

2. Open Spotify on your computer and click the arrow button next to your name then choose Settings.

upload local files spotify settings

3. Scroll down to click the Local Files button and turn on Show Local Files.

upload local files to spotify

4. Click the Add a Source button and choose the folder you store the songs downloaded from Google Drive.

5. Then the Local Files section will appear on the navigation panel. You can click it to play songs on Spotify.


With the help of ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can not only listen to Spotify on Google Drive but also enjoy Spotify music on any player. On top of that, you could keep those Spotify music files forever even without a Premium subscription. And it's easy to upload Spotify music to Google Drive after conversion.

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