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Sams Teach Yourself Spotify® in 10 Minutes by Michael Miller

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Lesson 22. Syncing Spotify to Your iPod

In this lesson, you learn how to sync your Spotify music with an iPod portable music player.

What You Can and Can’t Sync

Spotify is a streaming music service, which means the music you listen to is streamed “live” across the Internet to your computer or wireless device. How, then, can you listen to Spotify on an iPod or other portable music player that doesn’t have Internet access—one that plays music back from its own internal storage?

The solution is to sync your iPod with your Spotify account—that is, to transfer tracks from the Spotify library on your computer to your iPod. Now, you can’t transfer tracks you’ve listened to via streaming, or those you might listen to in the future. What you can transfer, ...

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