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How to Stream Spotify Music on iPod Touch 4th/5th/6th

By Zoe Clarke

Updated on November 07, 2018

Designed with the fashion appearance, iPod touch, a small and portable device, allows users to listen to music at any time everywhere, including Apple Music, right in the Music app. However, things go differently when it comes to Spotify music users. With the large music library, parts of Spotify music lovers will find it hard to stream their favorite Spotify music on this cost-effective device. And therefore, we would like to share you with 2 ways to stream Spotify on iPod touch for both Spotify Premium members and Free members, covering the whole generation of iPod touch, like iPod touch 4th, 5th and 6th. Learn it now!


Part 1. Brand New Way: Download & Transfer Spotify Music to iPod Touch

Since Spotify is available on iPod touch 5th or later generations, users with iPod touch 4th are hard to stream Spotify on iPod touch, even if Spotify premium users. Hence, in order to enjoy Spotify Music on iPod touch, here we would like to share you with the brand new way to stream Spotify Music on iPod touch, and that is download and transfer Spotify Music to iPod touch.

Speaking of downloading music, some Spotify premium users will hold the opposite view toward this solution, only because that the downloaded Spotify is DRM-protected, which cannot be transferred. In this case, the Spotify Music downloader is needed to break the DRM from the Spotify and convert to the iPod touch playable file format, and TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is such a tool.

TuneFab Spotify Music Converter is not only the Spotify Music downloader but also the Spotify Music Ripper, which can convert Spotify Music to the plain audio formats, like MP3, M4A, WAV, and FLAC with 2 different conversion speed, from 1X to 5X. With it, the metadata and quality will be kept as original. What's more, the music parameter can be reset, according to your needs, like bit rate, sample rate. 

Interesting, right? Let's move on to the tutorial and make Spotify playable on iPod touch now. But right before reading the tutorial, please download the software by clicking "Try It Free" button below.

After installation, open it and Spotify will be launched automatically. So please make sure that you have already installed the latest Spotify on your computer. Then follow the instructions below to convert Spotify music.

Step 1. Register the Program

You need to note that being a free trial version user, you can only use the convert the first 3 minutes of the Spotify music, so in order to remove this limitation, you had better purchase the program to register it. First, click here to pay for the full version, then click "Enter Key" button to enter the Registration code you received. After that, you can enjoy the full version. However, you can try if first for testing this tutorial meets your need or not.

Register the Program

Step 2. Add Spotify Music

Click "Add Files" button, then drag and drop songs, playlists, albums or tracks from Spotify directly. Or copy the song link from Spotify and paste it to the search bar. After that, click the "Add" button on the bottom right of the interface.

Add Spotify Music

Step 3. Customize the Output Music File

Click "Options" button on the top left of the interface and then choose "Advanced" in the pop-up window. As for output formats, you can choose MP3, M4A, WAV or FLAC as you like. Besides, you can also change conversion speed, sample rate, and bit rate.

Select Output Format

After selecting output format, then choose "General" button to set the output folder as you like.

Select Output Folder

Step 4. Start Conversion of Spotify Songs

After all is settled, you can click "Convert" button to start converting Spotify music to plain output format. Once the conversion is finished, then you can find Spotify songs in the output folder.

Convert Spotify Music

Step 5. Sync Spotify Music to iPod Touch via iTunes

The last step is to transfer the converted Spotify music to iPod touch by iTunes. First Connect your iPod touch to the computer by using a cable, then launch iTunes and select the converted Spotify music. At last drag and drop them to your iPod classic directly. After it is completed, you can enjoy Spotify music on iPod touch.

Transfer Converted Spotify Music

Tips: Transfer Spotify Music to iPod touch with TuneFab WeTrans

Referring to transfer data from pc to iDevices, the common way to make it is using iTunes. But here, we would like to share the new way to transfer music from pc to iPod touch, that is using the iOS data transfer, like TuneFab WeTrans.

TuneFab WeTrans is a user-friendly data transfer for iOS users on transferring music, videos between pc and iDevices and managing personal information like photos, contacts, and message. The whole transmission is so fast that it won't waste your time. Besides, it consists of the powerful functions, like converting HEIC photos and making a ringtone.

4 Steps to transfer Spotify Music to iPod touch with TuneFab WeTrans

Step 1. Download and install TuneFab WeTrans and Run it on your PC.

Main Interface of WeTrans

Step 2. Connect iOS devices with USB cable to TuneFab WeTrans. Trust the iOS devices for loading your data.

Trust iOS Devices

Step 3. Click to the "Music" button and then "+" to add the converted music to your iPod touch 4 th, 5th or 6th.

Add Music to iOS Devices

Step 4. When the whole adding is finished, please eject the device and then you can enjoy Spotify Music on iPod touch now.

Eject iOS Devices

Part 2. Traditional Way: Sync Spotify Songs to iPod Touch in Spotify

Actually, the above method is available for both Spotify Premium and Free uses. But as Spotify Premium users can download music from Spotify for offline playback, therefore here is another method for them to play Spotify music on iPod touch directly. Followings are necessary steps for syncing.

Step 1. Make sure you have quit iTunes and then open Spotify.

Step 2. Connect iPod with your computer by using the USB cable, then you will see your iPod touch name below Devices in the left sidebar. If it's the first time to connect your iPod touch to Spotify, then there will be "Erase iPod & Sync with Spotify" button in the middle. Click on the button.

Note: In the next time, you won't see it as long as you continue using Spotify for your syncs.

Step 3. The iPod touch will automatically start syncing all your music.

Step 4. When the sync is completed, click on "Eject" button that appears next to your iPod touch in the sidebar. Then unplug your iPod touch and enjoy Spotify music on iPod touch.

Sync Spotify Music to iPod Touch

In summary, both methods can help you to use Spotify on iPod touch 4th, 5th and 6th generation, but the first method is available for all Spotify users, while the second method is only available for Spotify Premium users. In addition to that, except iPod touch, you can also download Spotify on iPod Nano, iPod shuffle and iPod classic by virtue of TuneFab Spotify Music Converter . Therefore, just click here to download TuneFab Spotify Music Converter right now.

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