Local Files Won’t Show Up On Desktop App

Local Files Won’t Show Up On Desktop App




MacBook Air 2020 - M1 chip

Operating System

macOS Monterey 12.1


My Question or Issue

Local files won't show up on the Mac desktop app, the files are all mp3s, they are saved in a folder on my desktop that Spotify has access to in the device settings.

The same files with the same Spotify settings worked on a Windows device.

I tried to contact Spotify support, reinstall, clean reinstall, and mess with the files, but nothing fixed it.

The attached screenshot shows the local files screen.

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1 Reply

Hey @ManRandom,

Thanks for reaching out about this in the Community!


Can you try changing the directory of the local files on your Mac's hard drive. After that select that new directory as local files source in the Spotify app.


Let us know if that works.

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