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Fixed: Spotify Premium Not Working Offline

By Tony Moton

February 08, 2019

"I've downloaded a couple songs, (they have the green arrow) but when I go offline mode they won't play. I already uninstall the app, clean the offline devices, reinstall the app but nothing works. I pay for the Premium just for listening offline and doesn't work."


In order to play and enjoy downloaded Spotify songs offline, Spotify users always pay for Spotify Premium which supports offline listening. However, a great number of them say that sometimes Spotify Premium is not working offline. They cannot play their downloaded songs offline even after re-installing Spotify and cleaning Spotify cache. Then how to fix the issue that Spotify Premium is not playing songs offline? Don't worry! Here's the solution - TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. Read the article continuously to find more details.



CONTENTS


Part 1. Reasons for Spotify Premium Not Working Offline

Before recommending the way to fix Spotify Premium not working offline, it's of necessity to let you know why it doesn't work offline. Here's the two main reasons:


1. The Downloaded Files Are Cache Files

The majority of Spotify tracks are downloaded and saved as cache memory files (The .cache file extension is used to store cache information for a variety of different Internet browsers.) instead of single files formats like MP3. In other words, it's merely a cache memory file which does not support direct music playing. Hence, your Spotify Premium offline is not working in such circumstances.


2. The Downloaded Files Is Encrypted with DRM Protection

Another reason why downloaded Spotify Premium songs are not playing offline is that Spotify music is encrypted with DRM Protection. Digital rights management (DRM) is to prevent unauthorized redistribution of digital media and restrict the ways consumers can copy content they've purchased. Hence, even though the Spotify songs you downloaded are single audio file formats, you still cannot play them in other devices without removing DRM protection.


Part 2. Solution to Fix Spotify Premium Offline Not Working Issue

Now, the reason why Spotify Premium users cannot play downloaded Spotify music offline is clear. But how to fix Spotify Premium Offline not working problem? Actually, many people who use Spotify always ask: 'does Spotify work and play offline without Spotify Premium?' Indeed, it would be beneficial for Spotify users if there is a way to play Spotify music offline without paying for Spotify Premium. Is there a way? Here's the solution - use a powerful tool to download Spotify songs and convert them to DRM-free music for offline playing and listening permanently. Here I recommend this effective Spotify music converting tool - TuneFab Spotify Music Converter.


TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is a powerful and effective Spotify music converter which can not only help you download Spotify tracks and convert them from OGG Vorbis to DRM-free MP3, M4A, WAV and FLAC, but also remove DRM protection from Spotify songs, playlists & albums easily and allows you to download Spotify music streams for offline listening in any devices such as Chromebooks, Kindle Fire.


Several Advanced Feature of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter:

* Convert Spotify music to plain output formats with advanced quality;

* Enjoy Spotify Premium features like ads-free, improved listening quality and offline listening;

* Save ID3 tags and metadata;

* Advanced output settings such as bitrate, sample rate.


Now, download TuneFab Spotify Music Converter first. Then follow the simple steps below to download and convert Spotify tracks for offline playing. Then you don't have to worry about how to fix Spotify Premium not working offline!

Step 1. Install TuneFab Spotify Music Converter

Make sure you've downloaded TuneFab Spotify Music Converter together with Spotify app. Then follow the instruction to make the program completely installed.

Spotify Converter Main


Note: There are 2 Mac versions of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, free version, and full version. To remove the time limitation, click here to get the full version.


Step 2. Add Spotify Songs to Spotify Music Converter

After perfectly installing the program, run it firstly. Then click "Add Files" to add Spotify playlists, albums, tracks, and artists. There are 2 ways to add Spotify Music. You can directly drag and drop albums, playlists or tracks you want from Spotify to the interface of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter. Or you are able to add Spotify tracks by simply copying the music link of from Spotify Music, and then pasting the link to the search bar.


After adding all the Spotify music you want to download, click the bottom right corner "Add" to add your music to get ready for converting.

Add Spotify Songs to Spotify Music Converter


Step 3. Select Output Format

After adding Spotify tracks, click "Options" > "Advanced" for choosing converted file format (MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC). Bitrate and Sample rate can also be reset before conversion for music quality improvement.

Select Output Format


Step 4. Specify the Destination Output Folder

Click "Options" > "General", you can choose the output folder you want to save your converted Spotify songs.

Specify the Destination Folder


Step 5. Start Conversion

After all the above settings, click "Convert", then the program will start converting. After waiting for a few minutes, the conversion will finish. Then you can freely play and listen Spotify music offline without Premium on any device.

Convert Spotify Music to MP3


Conclusion:

Now, I guess you are clear about how to fix Spotify Premium not working offline. With the help of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter, you are able to convert Spotify music to DRM free audio format and download them to any device for offline playing without Premium Subscription. Don't hesitate! Download it and leave any message below as you want!


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