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The Best 2 Ways to Set Spotify Music as iPhone and Android Alarm


Wanna wake up in every morning with your favorite music, but only to find that you are limited to a set of standard alarm noises. Want to set your favorite Spotify music as the new alarm, but only to find that you are not allowed to use streamed Spotify music for this purpose because of the DRM. Do not worry, now this tutorial will show you the best 2 ways to set your favorite Spotify music or playlist as iPhone or Android alarm. Let’s see how it is done.

Set Spotify music as phone alarm

Solution 1: Set Spotify Tracks as Android Alarm with Google Clock App

The good news is that Google’s Clock app was updated to support setting your Spotify songs as alarm of Android phones or tablets. It is very easy to operate.

You just need to download the latest version of Google Clock and Spotify app from Google Play on your Android mobile phone or tablet, then connect your Spotify to Google Clock app. And please make sure that your devices are running Android 5.0 Lollipop and up. This feature works for both free and premium users, but only the Premium subscribers can pick an alarm clock from any one of the streaming music service, and the users with a free account will have a random song picked for their alarm.

How to set Spotify playlist as Alam with Google Clock:

Step 1Open the Clock app and tap an alarm you want to edit or tap + icon to create a new one.

Step 2Tap the Sounds icon, and then tap the Spotify tab.

Step 3If this is the first time for you to set Spotify music as alarm, you will need to connect Clock app to Spotify. Just tap Connect button to contine.

Step 4After connected Spotify to Google Clock, you can start setting your favorite Spotify track as an alarm.

Use Google Clock to set Spotify music as Android alarm

Solution 2: A Generic Approach to Set Spotify Tracks as Alarm Clock for iOS and Android

Because there is no this kind of Clock app available on Apple store, and also no effective way available to create Spotify music as iPhone alarm, so here we are going to illustrate a workable approach to help you use Spotify music as iPhone alarm. This approach also works for Android devices, and here we will take iPhone as an example to show you how to do this.

Why Spotify music can not be set as mobile phone’s alarm directly, unless there is a third party application is authorized to do this? Because Spotify is a streaming service which adds a DRM layer to its streaming music collection. This technology was adopted as a means to protect digital media from piracy, thus you can’t copy the stuff you downloaded for other purposes. Before you change Spotify music as iPhone alarm, you can use a very useful desktop application – Sidify Music Converter for Spotify to remove the DRM protection from Spotify music and convert them to MP3.

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Sidify Music Converter for Spotify

  • okDownload Spotify song or playlist to MP3, AAC, FLAC or WAV.
  • ok Keep 100% original audio quality of Spotify after conversion.
  • ok Keep all ID3 tags and metadata to well organize music library.
  • okBurn Spotify music to CD and share Spotify music via Email.

In this part, we will show you how to set Spotify music as iPhone alarm step by step.

Part 1: Convert Spotify Music to MP3 with Sidify Music Converter for Spotify


Step 1Launch Sidify Music Converter for Spotify on computer after the installation completed. Spotify app also will be launched automatically.

Main interface

Step 2Click "+" button and an adding window will be shown to let you add spotify track, playlist or podcast. You can copy Spotify song, playlist, or podcast link to the clipboard, or drag & drop a song (playlist) to Sidify Music Converter for Spotify directly. After Sidify Music Converter for Spotify successfully analyzing the URL, you can click "OK" to check the songs you added.

Add Spotify Songs

Step 3Click Setting button button to choose MP3 as the output format, and audio quality to high (320kbps).

Set output as MP3

Step 4Click "CONVERT" button to start converting Spotify music to MP3. And after the conversion completed, you can click History button icon to find the well converted Spotify music.

Converting

Part 2: Transfer and Edit the Converted Spotify Music to iPhone


You can use iTunes or another trusted iPhone manager to transfer the converted Spotify music from computer to iPhone. And if you want to set your favorite audio part as the alarm, you can use iTunes or iPhone manager to cut the converted Spotify music as iPhone ringtone.

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How to Use Spotify Track as iPhone Ringtone

If you want to save the converted Spotify music into clipped segments, you can use Syncios Manager to make your own ringtone with the converted Spotify music for your iPhone, then you can choose the ringtone as your iPhone alarm. Here we will take "How to Use Spotify Track as iPhone Ringtone" as an example to show you how to use Syncios Manager to set Spotify music as iPhone or Android alarm.

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Or you can import a whole song to iPhone with iTunes and use GarageBand to cut the converted Spotify music into 40 seconds and save it to iPhone ringtone.

Part 3: Set the Converted Spotify Music as iPhone Alarm


With these 2 methods in part 2, you will get new iPhone ringtones. You can check it by click Settings > Sound & Haptics > Rintone. Now, you can click Clock > Edit > Sound, and the ringtones you created will be show in the list, just choose any one to set it as your new alarm.

Choose Spotify music as iPhone alarm

And if your target device is Android, things would be easier. You just need to transfer the converted Spotify music to Android phone or tablet via USB cable or Wi-Fi, and then you can customize the songs and set it as your phone alarm.


Here are the best two ways available to help you set Spotify music as phone alarm. You can choose any one to operate it by yourself. Method 2 seems a little completed, but if you are an experienced iOS user, everything is under you control.

Note: The trial version of Sidify Music Converter for Spotify enables us to convert the first 3-minute audio from Spotify for sample testing, you can purchase the full version to unlock the time limitation.

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