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Will deleting Spotify from my computer delete my local files playlists?

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Will deleting Spotify from my computer delete my local files playlists?

Iggy4
Newbie

Plan

Free

 

Device

Macbook Air Early 2015

Operating System

MacOS Mojave

 

My Question or Issue

My MacBook air stopped playing most songs from the Spotify database. The only songs I can listen to are my local files. I can listen to every song in the Spotify database on my phone fine, it's just my computer that doesn't play them. I want to do a clean reinstall but I have around 1,000 songs in local files that are in playlists. So I wanted to know if I reinstall Spotify on my computer will my local files playlists be deleted?

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Re: Will deleting Spotify from my computer delete my local files playlists?

Bittencourt
Rock Star 21
Rock Star 21

Hi @Iggy4, thanks for writing!

 

Spotify can't delete your local files. The app just reads those files wherever they are in your device.

 

If you do a clean reinstall in your MacBook you'll have to sync them all again. You'll find where the files are supposed to be located in your Spotify prefereces - Local Files.

 

Let me know if you need further help!

BittencourtRock Star 21
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