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3 Ways to Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify [2024 Updated]

Axel Nash

Written By Axel Nash |

Hello,I've always wanted to transfer my iTunes music playlist to Spotify, but I can not find the feature that will allow me to complete the action on Spotify. Kindly share the best method for me to get the job done.

Unfortunately, Spotify has removed the feature that allows users to import iTunes playlists. So, if you're in a similar situation, don't worry. You've come to the right page to find a solution.

This post provided the best ways to import iTunes playlists to Spotify seamlessly. So, without any further ado, let's dive in to find out how the process works.

how the process works

Part 1: Transfer iTunes playlists to Spotify manually [No Third-party Apps]

Even though Spotify no longer supports importing iTunes playlists, the good news is that you can still import MP3 files to Spotify. So you need to export your iTunes playlists to your PC's local drive, then import them to Spotify.

But since iTunes music format is usually in M4A or M4P, the music in your playlist must be converted to MP3 before transferring to Spotify.

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This process might seem confusing, but it'll work for you if you follow the steps outlined below correctly.

Step 1: Open the iTunes app on your computer and click File from the top bar.

Step 2: Select Edit > Preferences.

select edit

Step 3: Click Advanced, then scroll down to tick the checkbox next to "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications". Then, click OK to confirm the selection and exit the window.

click advanced

Step 4: Click File and navigate to Preferences once again. Then open the Settings window and select General > Import Settings > MP3 Encoder.

click file

Step 5: Find your iTunes playlist and select the songs you wish to transfer to Spotify. Afterward, click File > Create New Version > Create MP3 Version. Once you complete this, the selected iTunes songs will be exported to your computer in MP3 format.

Step 6: Now, open Spotify on your computer > click on the Profile icon and go to Settings. Then, select Edit > Preferences.

go to settings

Step 7: Scroll to the Local Files option and turn on the toggle next to Show Local Files. After that, click the Add Source option from the Music library section.

scroll to the local files option

Step 8: Select the iTunes playlist folder you saved to your computer. After you add the folder, the songs will be in the Local Files song folder in the home section. Easy-pizzy lemon squeezy!

select the itunes playlist folder


  • You don't need technical knowledge to operate.
  • A third-party tool is not needed.


  • The process is lengthy and a bit confusing.

Part 2: Convert iTunes playlists to Spotify via online tools

Are you finding the above solution challenging to understand? If yes, then online tools come in handy for you.

Using an online tool is much easier than carrying out the task manually. If you don't know which online tool is the best, you can rely on Soundiz or TuneMyMusic to execute the task.

Method 1: Import iTunes playlists to Spotify using Soundiiz

Soundiiz is one of the best online music converters that support importing iTunes playlists to Spotify. You can do this job by sharing playlist URLs or uploading the TXT files. Sadly, it can't transfer playlists TXT files greater than 2MB.

Step 1: Open the iTunes app on your computer and locate the playlist you intend to transfer to Spotify. Then, click Share Playlist and select Copy Link.

  • However, if you wish to use .txt file, select Library > Export Playlist. and choose .txt as the preferred format to export the file and save it to your PC.

Step 3: Open Soundiiz on your PC browser and click Start Now. Then create an account.

Step 4: Once you create an account, click iTunes from the left side of the screen and select Export My Playlist.

select export my playlist

  • Paste the iTunes playlist link you copied earlier in the relevant box. Or, use the Select .txt file button to upload the TXT file.

upload the txt file

Step 5: Log into your Spotify account and import the iTunes playlist to Spotify.


  • It's easy to operate.
  • Software installation is not required.
  • You can transfer iTunes playlists via links or .txt files.


  • You must upgrade to premium to convert bulk playlists at once.
  • You must create an account to use the tool.

Method 2: Transfer iTunes playlists to Spotify via TuneMyMusic

TuneMyMusic is a top-rated online palylist transfer tool. But unlike Soundiiz, it allows iTunes playlist transfer via playlist link or XML file. Also, TuneMyMusic does not require you to create an account with them.

Step 1: Launch the iTunes app and click File. Select Library > Export Playlist.

  • Please select the file format as .xml and export it to a preferred location on your PC.
  • You can also transfer via a link. Locate and click the playlist, select Share Playlist, and Copy Link.

Step 2: Visit TuneMyMusic and choose iTunes as the source music platform.


Step 4: Import the XML file you saved on your PC or paste the playlists link. Then, choose the Destination music platform as Spotify.

Step 5: Sign in to your Spotify account. Afterward, click Start Moving My Music and wait for the process to finish.


  • You don't need to create an account on the TuneMyMusic website.
  • It's easy to use.


  • TuneMyMusic need to access some data of your Spotify account.

Final Thoughts

You don't need to be a tech guru to transfer the iTunes playlist to Spotify. You can either transfer playlists manually or use an online tool. Whatever method you choose, ensure you complete the steps correctly. We advise using an online tool as it makes the job easier.

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Axel Nash

Axel Nash

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