Download music. Note: It’s not possible to download albums or podcasts in the desktop app. Go to the playlist you want to download. Switch Download on.; A green arrow indicates the download was successful.. Set the app to Offline Mode. Note: In Offline Mode, you can only play music you’ve downloaded. Open Spotify. For Mac: In the Apple menu at the top of the screen, click Spotify. On the iPhone, go to Settings and ensure the Sync over 2G/3G switch is in the Off position (it appears gray, not green, when it’s set to Off). On Android, go to More→Settings and make sure Sync over 3G is unchecked. iPhone and Android devices are the most popular. RE: Can i download music to my phone? Well they sort of end up on your phone so you can listen to them offline, this is very useful when you dont have an working internet connection. Though you won't find the music files itself on your phone.