Have you ever been frustrated that you can't listen to music when you're on a train or when you're flying because you can't use your cellular network or WiFi? This article is to help you with how to listen to Pandora offline, even without premium (by using a third-party program). If you are interested in it, keep reading the following.
How to Download Music from Pandora for Offline Listening on Mobile Device
Pandora is a music streaming service devoted to providing free music and podcasts to users. However, only Pandora Plus or Pandora Premium users can enjoy Pandora offline and its download feature is only available on mobile devices.
Now let's get started on how to turn on offline mode on Pandora.
When you launch Pandora, simply click Profile, and then hit the Settings icon on the right side of the top of the interface. What you need to do is hit the Offline Mode slider.
NOTE: If you want to download songs on Pandora, just play the song you want to download and hit the download icon on the interface.
How to Listen to Pandora Offline Without Premium
Even though there is a 30-day free trial for you to download music with Pandora Premium plan, the cost will be charged once the Premium free trial is expired. You can choose not to subscribe for a Premium, but your downloaded songs will be invalid.
So it's rational to turn to a third-party tool named TuneFab Pandora Music Converter to download Pandora music to MP3 or WAC and other normal formats, while the free trial is still working. And remember to cancel the subscription before charging costs. You can enjoy all the offline music after saving it to the local device by using TuneFab Pandora Music Converter, even at the end of the trial.
Besides that, there are some advantages of TuneFab Pandora Music Converter to be introduced.
You are able to get higher output quality. TuneFab provides up to 320kbps of output quality, while Pandora only provides up to 192kbps. Also, the converter will save your download time by improve the download speed six times or even faster than Pandora.
It allows you to save the downloaded songs to any mobile device you want as well, such as USB or other media player. And downloads are eternal saved. Even when the trial subscription is expired, you can always enjoy the songs that you have downloaded to your local devices.
Let's see how to use TuneFab Pandora Music Converter to listen Pandora offline
Step 1. Download the converter and log in to your account.
Install TuneFab Pandora Music Converter on your computer. After finishing the installation, launch the software, and then click the Open the Pandora web player icon.
Then, log in to your Pandora account (no matter if you're a plus or premium subscriber or a free trial subscriber).
Tips: If you don't login to your Pandora account, you cannot use the converter.
Step 2. Locate your songs and add them to list of conversion
Go to the playlist or podcasts that include the song you want to convert. There are two ways for you. One is automatically detected, tap into the singers, albums, playlists that you want to convert. Then tap + icon, the songs will be in the converting waiting list.
the other is to drag the song you want to convert onto the + icon directly, the song will be in the converting waiting list.
Step 3. Start to convert
Before you tap the convert icon, you are allowed to select the output format and locate the downloaded songs.
Once you finish the customization, click the convert icon or Convert All icon at the button on the right side.
Step 4. Check the Pandora Downloads
After the conversion is done, go to the Finished interface and simply click the View Output File button to locate it. And you can put the file on any mobile device you want.
FAQs about Listening to Pandora Offline
How to Download Pandora Stations for Offline Listening?
Users subscribing to different plans enjoy different offline mode content. Pandora Plus subscribers can only listen to 4 stations and can not choose stations by themselves, while Premium subscribers can select songs, playlists, stations and so on unlimitedly.
Before we start, remember to turn on offline mode.
For Pandora Plus subscribers:
Not only your Thumbprint Radio but also your top 3 stations which you've listened to the most from Pandora are downloaded to your mobile device and accessible offline.
For Pandora Premium subscribers:
To download satisfied songs for offline listening, click the Download icon next to them in the Pandora mobile app's My Collection section.
How to View My Pandora Music Offline Collection?
If you're using Wi-Fi or a mobile network on your mobile device and want to see your offline collection, please follow the steps:
1. First, go to My Collection.
2. Click the added bar in the area below the artwork.
3. Choose Show downloads only.
When you want to listen to Pandora offline, you should subscribe for Pandora Plus or Premium and only can listen to music from Pandora on your phone. However, with the help of TuneFab Pandora Music Converter, you can download Pandora songs, stations, and any playlists you want, no matter if you are a Pandora Premium subscriber or not. And it is surprising that you now can even listen to Pandora offline on any device with TuneFab Pandora Music Converter in high quality and fast.