Set Spotify Sleep Timer on iPhone/Android

Once you set the Spotify sleep timer on your smartphone, you can sleep with Spotify music playing, and Spotify will also stop playing automatically after specified duration. This article will show you how to set Spotify sleep timer on iPhone and Android.

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Needless to say, getting enough sleep is important for everyone. The duration and means required to fall asleep vary from person to person. Some users who have trouble falling asleep can sleep better by playing soft music. However, if you continue to play music in the ears of a person who has fallen asleep, you may have woken up. If music can stop playing automatically after some time, the problem can be solved. Therefore, it is necessary to use the sleep timer.

Many users use Spotify music all over the world. Many users are using Spotify's sleep timer feature on their iPhone or Android smartphones. This article will show you how to set the sleep timer on your iPhone or Android. Also, if you are a Spotify free user and you don't want to play Spotify advertising audio during sleeping, TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter may be a good solution.

Table of contents
1. Built-in Spotify Sleep Timer for both iPhone & Android
2. Use iPhone Clock Timer as Spotify Sleep Timer
3. Schedule Power Off on Android and Use as Spotify Sleep Timer
4. TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter: Skip Spotify Free Ad Audio & Convert to MP3/M4A
5. How to Convert Spotify Songs, Albums and Playlists to MP3/M4A

Built-in Spotify Sleep Timer for both iPhone & Android

Whether it's Spotify Free or Spotify Premium, the Spotify app on your iPhone or Android smartphone comes with a sleep timer feature. The way to set the Spotify sleep timer on your iPhone and Android smartphone is the same. Here, we will take a screenshot of the setting method on the iPhone as an example.

Step 1: On your iPhone or Android smartphone, tap the Spotify app to launch it. Go to your favorite Spotify album or playlist and play it, open detailed information screen for the song being played.

Step 2: Click the "..." button in the upper right corner of the song screen.

Step 3: Scroll down and find "Sleep timer" and tap it.

Step 4: On the screen, tap your favorite option. Available options include 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 1 hour and "End of track". Choose an option and tap Close. This completes the Spotify sleep timer settings.

Spotify Sleep Timer in Spotify app

Use iPhone Clock Timer as Spotify Sleep Timer

The timer on the iPhone clock can automatically stop the music playback of all music apps such as Spotify and Apple Music after specified duration. The setting method is as follows.

Step 1: Find the built-in clock app on your iPhone screen and tap to launch it.

Step 2: Click the Timer tab at the bottom of the Clock app and set your favorite duration.

Step 3: On the Timer screen, tap "When Timer Ends" to open a new screen, scroll to the bottom and tap the "Stop playing" option, then tap "Set" button on the top right.

iPhone Timer Stop Playing

Step 4: Go back to the Timer screen, tap "Start" button to enable sleep timer. The timer countdown will also start.

iPhone Timer Countdown

You can play potify music before or after setting the timer. However, after setting "Stop playing", do not forget to tap Start button.

Schedule Power Off on Android and Use as Spotify Sleep Timer

Android smartphones also have a timer function, but there is no function to specify the operation after the timer expires. In other words, the Android smartphone timer cannot be used as a Spotify sleep timer. However, Android smartphones can use scheduled poweroff function which doesn't exist on iPhone. At the specified time, your Android smartphone will be powered off, so you can stop playing Spotify music as well.

However, the power off setting may be different depending on your Android smartphone brand. Generally speaking, you can tap "Settings" & "Accessibility Features" to find scheduled power on/off option. Or you can search the option in Settings. You may check following steps for reference.

Step 1: On your Android phone screen, tap Settings, scroll down and tap "Accessibility Features".

Step 2: Tap "Scheduled Power on/off".

Step 3: Set power on time and power off time and set how it repeats.

Android Scheduled Power Off

Now, at the specified time, your Android phone will be powered off and Spotify music will stop playing.

However, with Spotify Free, after playing a few songs, the advertisement audio will be also played. This may wake up the person who have fallen asleeping. If you don't want to play the advertisement audio, TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter may be a good solution.

Spotify Music Converter: Skip Spotify Free Ad & Convert to MP3/M4A

TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter can convert Spotify songs, albums and playlists to audio formats such as MP3, M4A, WAV, etc. no matter which plan you are using. If you transfer the output MP3 / M4A to your iPhone or Android smartphone and play it with the music app, you can completely avoid Spotify-free advertising audio.

TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter Features List

  • Convert Spotify music songs, albums and playlists to all-purpose MP3, M4A, WAV, etc.
  • Support both Spotify Free and Spotify Premium
  • Completely skip Spotify Free advertising audio
  • Keep all ID3 tags like title, album, artist and artwork in the output files
  • Rename all output files by song title, album, artist, track number, hyphen, space, etc.
  • Organize output files into folders by album, artist, artist/album or album/artist
  • Add songs, albums or playlists to converter by drag & drop or link copy & paste
  • Windows version can convert Spotify music while listening to songs
  • fully compatible with the latest version of Windows, macOS and Spotify application

How to Convert Spotify Songs, Albums and Playlists to MP3/M4A

TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter comes with a user-friendly interface. With just a few clicks, you can convert Spotify songs, albums and playlists to all-purpose MP3, M4A, WAV or other music format. You can check the following guide to learn the details.

Step 1: Launch Spotify Music Converter

Launch TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter, Spotify app will be launched automatically as well. Please do not operate Spotify during the conversion, and do not close Spotify until the music conversion is complete.

TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter

Step 2: Add Spotify Songs

There are two ways to add Spotify songs, albums or playlists to Spotify Music Converter: drag & drop or link copy & paste.

Drag & Drop: You can add music by displaying Spotify and Spotify Music Converter on the screen at the same time, and drag & drop your favorite songs, playlists or albums from Spotify to the interface of Spotify Music Converter.

drag and drop to add Spotify Music

Link Copy & Paste: Right click on a song, a playlist or an album on Spotify, move to "Share" > "Copy song link", "Copy playlist link" Or "Copy album link" and click to get the link. Later, on the interface of Spotify Music Converter, click "Add Files" button, paste the link into the input box at the bottom left of the screen, and click the Add button.

Copy Spotify Music link and paste in Spotify Music Converter

No matter which method you use, Spotify Music Converter will detect all the songs in the album or playlist and display the songs as a list in checked status. You can uncheck the songs you don't want to download, then click Add button to add the songs to conversion list.

Step 3: Output settings

The default output format of TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter is 320kbps MP3. If necessary, click Options button and click Advanced to select other audio format. There are also some useful output settings in General tab.

Spotify conversion list

Step 4: Start converting Spotify music

Click Convert button to start converting Spotify music. After the conversion is completed, click the history button and click the folder icon on the history screen to display the output folder and locate the output files.

Converting Spotify Music

Step 5: Transfer Output Files to iPhone / Android

To transfer the output music files to your Android smartphone, use the USB cable of your Android smartphone, connect it to your computer, and select "File transfer", copy the files to the Music folder on your Android smartphone.

To transfer the output music files to your iPhone, you need to use your iPhone's USB cable to connect to your computer, add the output files to your music library of iTunes or Music App, and then transfer them to your iPhone using iTunes or Music app or iCloud music library syncing depending on your settings.

For Windows or macOS up to macOS Mojave 10.14.6, launch iTunes and select menu "File" > "Add file to library" to browse the output destination of Spotify Music Converter, select the output files and add them to your iTunes library. For macOS Catalina 10.15 or later, the menu in Music app will be "File "> "Import".

Add music to library

Step 6: Set Sleep Timer & Enjoy Music without Ad

After transferring the output songs to your iPhone or Android smartphone, the songs won't be listed in Spotify app. So you can't use Spotify built-in sleep timer. On iPhone, you need to set the timer of the iPhone clock. For Android smartphones, you can schedule power off. Please check the detailed guides above to learn how to set the sleep timer on iPhone or Android.

Conclusion

If you're a Spotify Premium user, you won't hear any ads, so you can set a sleep timer to fall asleep while playing your favorite songs without the bothering of ads. However, if you are a Spotify Free user, you need to use TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter to convert Spotify music to MP3, M4A, WAV and then transfer them to your iPhone/Android smartphone to avoid ads.

We hope the method of Spotify sleep timer settings introduced in this article will be useful for you. Also, if you are interested in TuneKeep Spotify Music Converter, please download and try the free trial version.