The Spotify app is a great way to listen to music and podcasts because their library is so large. If you use Spotify a lot, however, then you might want to learn how to enable data saver in Spotify so that you use less data.
While streaming music and podcasts uses less data that streaming video, it can still add up if you spend a lot of time listening to Spotify on a cellular connection.
One way to reduce this data usage is to enable an option in Spotify that will automatically use less data.
Our guide below will show you how to turn on the data saver option in the Spotify iPhone app so that you can save some of your cellular data.
How to Enable Data Saver in Spotify on an iPhone
- Open Spotify.
- Touch Home.
- Tap the gear icon.
- Select Data Saver.
- Enable the Data Saver option.
Our guide continues below with additional information on enabling data saver in Spotify on an iPhone.
How to Turn on Data Saver in the Spotify iPhone App
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 14.3. I am using the most current version of the Spotify app that was available when this article was written.
Step 1: Open the Spotify app.
Step 2: Select the Home tab at the bottom-left of the screen.
Step 3: Touch the gear icon at the top-right of the screen.
Step 4: Choose the Data Saver option.
Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Data Saver to turn it on.
As indicated on this final screen, enabling Data Saver is going to lower the audio quality and disable artist canvases.
You can also turn on the Audio-only podcasts option so that you only download the audio portion of any video podcasts.
Find out how to download an entire album in Spotify on an iPhone if you would like to have it available for offline play.
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