I have always been very frustrated with the fact that if I want to listen to a song or use it in a playlist (offline) within the Spotify app, I cannot do so with a song that is already on my device.
I use the Spotify app on my iPhone for most of my music listening. However, I have a handful of other apps that allow me to listen to my local music through them (like a game or workout app for example), but all these other apps can only see songs on my iPhone that were synced via iTunes. Say I want to listen to a certain playlist or album during my workout using my workout app, but I also want to listen to those same songs later in the Spotify app (offline, to save on data streaming). This would require me to have TWO copies of each song on my device (Which is rediculous! Who has the extra space for that?), one in the native music player library, and one synced using Spotify.
PLEASE find a way for the Spotify app to recognize the existing songs on a mobile device without having to sync them using desktop Spotify. No one should have to have duplicates of local songs on their device. Compatibility with the local native music on a device would be a godsend!
I would be nice if you could choose for differrent birate quality's for wi-fi and cellular (3g) networks without switching everytime from bitrate in the app. So for example when you have wi-fi maybe higher bitrates are nicer and on cellular lower bitrates for lower usage of mb's
I know this is a really small thing, but that should mean it's easy to implement! One that I hate about the spotify iOS app is that it won't accept volume adjustments via the iphone buttons until after it's started playing a track. This causes issues in a number of situations, but here's the most common/worst: I launch the app and I know that it's going to be far too loud for my headphones because I had it plugged into my receiver last night to enjoy some tunes, so I push the down volume button a dozen times once I launch it. Then I start up a song. I still get blasted at full volume when the song starts, because the app is not catching the down volume button events yet (if I look at the iPhone, I can see that I'm instead adjusting the default system ringer volume). Once the song has started, I can adjust my volume down, but by then my ears are already ringing.
Currently, you can search inside a playlist, which basically means filtering. But you can't do anything with the result but to start playback. The swipe gestures don't work and in the search result view, the "edit bar" is missing. So you cannot e.g. remove this certain track from the playlist.
Got spotify premium and loving the offline playlists.
Unfortunately, at home I only have a Bluetooth PAN to my computer, to provide wireless internet over Bluetooth. Spotify will stream all the music I want over the PAN, and will then save the track I stream offline, and that's okay.
However, it won't sync. I can set playlists to be offline, but if I'm on bluetooth the sync never starts; I can only play through the tracks, one by one. This means I have to play through all my music at home before I can take it elsewhere, which is time-consuming and pretty frustrating.
Is there any chance of making the iOS Spotify app sync over a Bluetooth connection?
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