How to Enable Data Saver in Spotify on iPhone

No longer want Spotify music streaming to eat into plenty of your cellular data? Let me show you how you can turn on data saver in Spotify on your iOS device to help the limited bandwidth last longer!

Your Spotify music streaming is taking a heavy toll on your limited bandwidth. As a result, your cellular data plan runs out of steam well before the deadline. Finding the total data consumption a bit too high, you are looking for some ways to cut down the mobile data consumption without putting a break on music streaming.

Relax! The music app offers you the desired freedom to tweak the music quality to suit your different needs. For instance, you can turn on Spotify data saver on your iPhone to stream low-quality music (equivalent to 24 kbit/s).

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What’s more, the app also allows you to go for normal quality, which would be a preferred option–just in case you wish to play safely. Let’s jump right in along with me to enable the data saving feature in Spotify for iOS!

How to Turn ON/OFF Spotify Data Saver on iPhone

Step #1. Launch Spotify on your iOS device.

Launch Spotify on your iPhone

Step #2. Now, tap on the Settings icon at the top right corner.

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Tap on the Settings icon in iOS Spotify app

Step #3. Next, tap on Data Saver.

Tap on Data Saver in iOS Spotify app

Step #4. Finally, turn on the switch.

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Turn ON Spotify Data Saver on iPhone

Now, it will set your music quality to low to ensure streaming won’t eat up plenty of cellular data on your device.

Later, if you think that you have enough data to enjoy high-quality music, follow the same steps mentioned above and then turn off the Data Saver switch in the end.

Choose From Different Music Quality in Spotify on iOS

Spotify lets you choose from multiple music qualities like Low, Normal, High, and Very High. While normal quality is equivalent to approximately 96 kbit/s, the very high is equal to 320 kbit/s.

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So, based on your specific taste, you can switch between the available options to not only cut down data usage but also relish music.

Step #1. Open Spotify on your iOS device → tap on Settings icon at the top right.

Step #2. Now, tap on Music Quality.

Tap on Music Quality in iOS Spotify app

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Step #3. Next, the Automatic (recommended) quality is chosen by default.

Change Music Quality in Spotify on iPhone


Now you have four options:

  • Low
  • Normal
  • High
  • Very High

You can select any of the available options.

Note: Only the premium version of the app will let you stream music in the very high quality.

That’s pretty much it!

Wrapping Up…

So, that’s how you can prevent music streaming from gobbling up a lot of data on your device. As the app offers multiple options to customize the music quality, take advantage of them to help cellular data survive until the deadline.

If you want to go even further, try out the best data tracking apps to never let any app drain out your limited bandwidth.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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