[Hot] How to Transfer Spotify Playlist to Another Account

"I have been using several Spotify accounts for a long time. Now I am sick of switching among different accounts to listen to my favorite playlists all the time. Can I merge all the playlists on Spotify?" - Asked from Reddit.

Spotify is one of the most popular streaming platforms with the best music discovery feature. You can easily find the songs you like with the auto recommendation system. If you are a long time user, you probably have curated a large number of playlists and definitely don't want to lose them. So the question comes is there a way to transfer Spotify songs when you sign up a new account? Sure. Now let me show you the solutions.

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Part 1. Transfer Playlist between Spotify Accounts

Although Spotify doesn't integrate the feature to import playlists, but it is not difficult to structure them manually. Besides, many free online playlist converters are available to help. They can export Spotify playlist to text file such as Excel, CSV, JSON so that you can import them to the new account later.

Use Spotify Desktop Client

This is the most intuitive way, you don't need any other tools just the Spotify app.

Step 1. Login your Spotify desktop program with the old account and password.

Step 2. Right-click on your playlists and choose "Collaborative Playlist" to make them editable for others.

Step 3. Drag & drop all the playlists to the desktop of your computer.

Step 4. Sign out of the old account and login with your new Spotify account and password.

Step 5. Drag & drop to import the playlists to left side bar one by one

Use Third-Party Spotify Playlist Copier Online

If you have hundreds or thousands of playlists, the above way will take you long time. To make it easier, you can try the online playlist converters such as playlist-converter, Soundiiz, PlaylistBuddy, Exportify, SpotMyBackup.

SpotMyBackup is a web app that let you export or import playlist to text within a few clicks. You can follow the steps to transfer playlists between Spotify accounts.


Step 1. Visit Spotmybackup website.

Step 2. Login with your old Spotify identification, it will load all the songs and playlists. If you have a large music library, it may take a long time.

Step 3. When all the data are loaded, you can one-click "Export" to export all playlists to a JSON text file.

Step 4. Log out the old account and sign in with your new Spotify account.

Step 5. Click "Import" and then choose the JSON file you have exported to import.

Part 2. Download Spotify Playlists as Local Files to Import to New Account

Spotify is great in offering mainstream music including pop, R&B and so on. But if you look into your playlists, you may find that they get shorter time from time. That is because some of the songs are not available on Spotify library anymore. To see the unavailable songs, you can go to the Spotify settings > Go to Display tab > enable the option "Show unavailable songs on playlists". So is there a better way to copy all the songs to new account without losing them in future?

Take it easy, my friend. DRmare Spotify Playlist Exporter for Mac/Windows is here to help. It supports to backup the online OGG files as local MP3 files so that they won't be affected by the update of Spotify cloud music library. And you can import all the local MP3 files to your new Spotify account after that.

Best Spotify Playlist Downloader

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  • Download Spotify songs directly from the links of playlist, album, artist
  • Batch remove DRM protection with up to 5X speed yet lossless quality
  • You can retain the metadata data such as ID3 tags, year, title and so on
  • Support many output formats M4A, MP3, AAC, archive the songs by artist or album

Is it difficult to use? Not at all. It is a powerful tool with user friendly interface. Now please just follow these quick steps to transfer Spotify library to another account.

Step 1Import Spotify playlists
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Launch DRmare Spotify Converter, the Spotify desktop client will be opened directly. Please login your old account to locate the playlists from the left side bar and drag & drop them to the DRmare main screen.
Step 2Set output music parameters
set output parameters
The default format is set as MP3. It is one of the best formats for backup. Usually you don't have to change it. But if you just want to change it, you can click the top menu and choose "Preferences" to open the settings window. You can customize the channel, bit rate, sample rate as well.
Step 3Save Spotify playlists offline
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Select and output folder and click "Convert", all the songs will be downloaded to the local computer quickly.
Step 4Import Spotify songs to new account
import local files
Sign in Spotify with your new account. You can go to Settings > Show songs from > Click "Add A Source" button > Choose the folder of the songs which you have downloaded. And rest assured that you won't encounter the Spotify songs disappear issue any more.


Both are the most popular ways to transfer Spotify playlists to new account. The first way seems more easy and intuitive. But some songs may disappear as time goes time. The second one will require an extra DRmare Spotify Music Downloader to save the tracks offline first. In this way, you can keep your playlists safe forever.

That all it is to it today. Please just pick up the way you like. If you still have any questions, please don't hesitate to leave your comments below.

Jan 08, 2018 2:15 pm

Posted by Harry Zamorski to Spotify Music Tips


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