How to Download a Spotify Album on an iPhone 11

The steps in this article are going to show you a quick way to download a Spotify album on your iPhone.

  • You need to have a Spotify Premium subscription to be able to download music and listen to it offline.
  • You can delete a downloaded Spotify album by pressing the same button that you used to download the album in the first place.
  • Downloaded Spotify music can take up a lot of space over time. You can see how much space by tapping the gear icon on the Home tab, then choosing the Storage option.

The ability to download music and listen to it offline is one of the biggest reasons why Spotify Premium is worth the subscription price.

But if you haven’t had a reason to download in Spotify before, or if you’ve only ever downloaded a playlist, then you might be curious about how to download an album in Spotify on your iPhone.

Luckily it’s a very similar process to the one that you would use to download a Spotify playlist, so continue reading below to learn how.

How to Download a Spotify Album on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.4. I am using the most current version of the Spotify app that was available when this article was written.

As mentioned earlier, you need to have a Spotify Premium subscription to be able to download albums and playlists so that you can listen to them offline.

Step 1: Open the Spotify app.

open Spotify

Step 2: Browse to the album that you would like to download.

find the album to download

Step 3: Tap the down arrow under the album image to begin downloading it to your iPhone.

how to download a Spotify album on an iPhone

Note that the arrow will become green when the album has been downloaded.

Note that you can delete an album by tapping that green arrow again, at which point you will be prompted to confirm that you want to delete the downloaded album.

Find out how to delete a Spotify playlist from your iPhone if you need to clean up your library, or if there’s a playlist that you don’t listen to anymore.