How to Create, Share and Download Spotify Playlist

By Charles Davis Updated on 2021-07-13 / Update for Spotify Tips

With over 200 million users, Spotify is one of the top-rating leaders in streaming music service. It allows free and premium users to listen to songs, playlists and albums on almost all modern devices, including computers, phones and tablets, TVs, as well as home video game consoles.

To make the music playback more diversified, Spotify also allows users to create Spotify playlists in the accordance with your favorites, share Spotify playlists with family and friends as well as download Spotify playlists for offline playback.

Today, we will focus on giving useful tips for the newbies of using Spotify to create, share and download a Spotify playlist with the intention of better listening.

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Part 1. How to Create a Playlist on Spotify

Spotify offers a wide variety of Spotify playlists according to different genres, moods, artists and more. Just type the target style or names of artists in the search box or use the quick search section to discover songs, Spotify will show up corresponding playlists created by Spotify itself for you.

But Spotify also allows you to create a new playlist as you like. If you'd like to make your exclusive playlists catering to your taste, there are two workarounds you can follow to achieve it.

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Method 1: When you launch Spotify app on your computer, please navigate to the 'New Playlist' section in the left menu bar. And just touch it, it will pop up the 'Create Playlist' window, in which you can customize the playlist name, give this playlist a catchy description as well as choose the image. After that, please create it by clicking the 'Create' button.

Method 2: When you discover a song, please click the 'three-dots' icon to get more options. You will see there is a 'Add to Playlist' button, please touch it to choose 'New Playlist' tab to manage your new playlist.

Note: To create similar playlist, please right-click a playlist and choose 'Create similar playlist' option.

Part 2. How to Share Spotify Playlist

When you find out a pleasure a playlist, one thing you must like to do is to share Spotify playlist with your friends or others so that you can listen to the same wonderful songs. Fortunately, Spotify provides some easy ways to help you share Spotify playlists with anyone, like sharing them via desktop client, using the social channel, by email as well as via burning Spotify to CD.

Here, we will introduce the easiest solution on how to share a Spotify playlist. Just right-click the songs or playlists you are listening to enter to the music interface, and then touch the 'three dots' icon under the playlist name to choose 'Share' tab. Now, you can start to share Spotify playlist with others who are on social media by posting it on Facebook, Messenger, Twitter, Telegram, Skype or Tumblr account or just send it directly to a friend.

If you want to get more possible methods on sharing a Spotify playlist, you can read on this source page: Top 4 Best Ways to Share Spotify Playlists.

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Part 3. How to Download a Spotify Playlist

With Spotify Premium subscription, you will be able to download any content, like songs, tracks, playlists on Spotify for offline listening. But users who are using Spotify free account have no such rights. So here, we'd like to introduce another way to replace the official way of downloading Spotify playlists aiming to help both free and paid Spotify subscribers download Spotify songs for offline playback on any device.

No matter whether you want to download Spotify playlist to computer or download Spotify playlist to MP3, you can get help from AudFree Spotify Music Converter for Windows, one of the powerful Spotify tools in the market. Besides, it also allows users to convert Spotify music to FLAC, WAV, AAC, M4A and M4B at 5X faster speed and keeps the original sound quality including all ID3 tags.

Step 1. Double click to launch Spotify Music Converter from your computer desktop, Spotify app will be opened automatically. You can add Spotify music that you want to download to AudFree by dragging and dropping them or copying and pasting the Spotify URL to the search box in AudFree program.

Step 2. Navigate to the top menu and choose the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' option to launch setting window, in which you can set output format as MP3, FLAC, WAV or other plain audio files. If you are using the free Spotify account, it could be better to customize bit rate as 320 kbps and sample rate as 414,000 Hz so that AudFree program will export Spotify playlist, track, etc. in high quality.

Step 3. To download Spotify playlist offline, the last step you need to do is to simply press the 'Convert' button at the main interface, and then all added Spotify songs will be downloaded and saved in the destination folder on your computer. It always works at 5X faster speed. But the conversion time depends on how many files you have imported to.

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After reading this detailed tutorial on basic Spotify tips, you can open up new areas of music entertainment with Spotify app. In addition to creating, sharing and downloading Spotify playlists, do you like to get other guides on using Spotify to listen to music? If yes, please leave them on the comment area and we will give more tricks in near future.

Charles Davis

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Charles Davis is the chief-editor of AudFree Company, who writes a variety of tech articles and music reviews, such as hot software releases and Spotify music tips.

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