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Covers for Local songs

Covers for Local songs






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I've been trying for several hours to add icons, covers, or whatever the right term is, to a number of local songs on Spotify. I put covers to all the songs, one by one, using tagscanner and windows 10 media player recognizes it. But, when I enable local songs on Spotify and choosing a song to listen to, it displays one cover, which is not from the song I choose, and whatever songs I choose next, it displays that same cover. So, the first time I saw that I removed the random cover (from the song that actually meant for) that Spotify chose to display for all local songs, but it is the same story with another's random's song cover. I've seen, that this has been a problem for some years now, and the only solution I managed to find, requires to use iTunes, which I do not want/know how to use. Please help me.


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Hey there @ttt21


Welcome to the Community and thanks for getting in touch about this. 


We suggest keeping the app updated to its latest version to ensure optimal performance. It's well worth running a clean reinstall by following these steps and make sure to download the app again from the Microsoft Store.   


Also, take a look at the steps and recommendations you'll find in this Spotify Answer about Local Files.   


Keep us posted on how it goes 🙂

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Did everything but still, it is the same problem. All covers are displayed by the android app but at the desktop app, it is one random cover for all local songs.

Hey there @ttt21,


Thank you for your reply and confirmation.


Can you let us know which version of the app you have?

Also, how does it look if you check your local files in the web player?

We'll keep an eye out for your reply.


Take care!

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