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3 Easy Ways to Download Songs on a Smartphone

Easy Ways to Download Songs on a Smartphone
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To get rid of boredom, everyone would want to listen to the song on the sidelines of their busy life. Especially nowadays there are many sites and music streaming applications that provide millions of songs that can be heard anytime and anywhere.

But, sometimes an internet connection is not always sufficient to listen to music through a music streaming application. So, one alternative is to download songs, so they can be heard offline.

Here are three easy ways to download songs on Android and iOS smartphones which are summarized from various sources.

1. How to Download Songs on Spotify

Spotify is the most popular music streaming service in the world. This Swedish service is more than 200 million users worldwide. You can listen to songs for free on Spotify, but if you want to download them you have to pay a monthly subscription fee.

The trick is easy, install the Spotify application from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Before downloading a song, it is better to first set the quality of the song you want to download. The trick is to click on the Settings icon on the top right, then scroll down until you find the Music Quality option.

Select the desired quality in the Download section. The higher the quality of the song, the bigger the size.

Now to download songs, open the Search menu in the bottom center. Type the title of the song you want, then click the three-point icon on the right side of the song title, then select the View Album option.

If the song you choose is a single, you can download only one song. But if not, you have to download one album at a time. To download, just click toggle Download on the upper right side and wait until the download is complete.

2. How to Download Songs on Apple Music

Apple Music is a Spotify competitor made by Apple. Although made by iPhone manufacturers, this application can also be enjoyed by Android smartphone users.

Apple Music service is actually paid and does not have a free tier like Spotify. But, for new users you can get free access for the first three months.

How to download songs on Apple Music is easy. Open the Music application on an iOS device or the Apple Music application on an Android device. Before downloading, you must add the desired song to the Library first. The trick, search for the desired song and click the + icon to add one song to the Library.

To download songs, search for the desired song in the Library, then click the nearby cloud icon to download the song. For songs that have been downloaded, there will be a check mark beside it.

3. How to Download Songs on Joox

Joox is a music streaming service by the Chinese technology giant Tencent. Even though it hasn’t globalized like Spotify and Apple Music, this application is counted popular in Asia.

The collection of songs is no less complete than the two applications above. To download songs on the Joox application, it’s easy. First, install and open the Joox application on your smartphone. Then find the desired song in the search field.

Click the song, album or playlist you want to download, and click the Download button. The song will be automatically downloaded and you can access it offline by going to Profile and selecting Offline Songs.

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