[Mobile] View & Play local Files on your Device directly in Spotify

So as already implemented on the desktop version, it would be nice to use the spotify app all in one as a media player. for example, Prince's music is not avalible for streaming, having the songs purchased locally on the device and being able to play that content along with my own spotify songs would be nice to have.

Updated on 2019-10-22

Hey folks.
Thanks for coming to the Community, and adding your vote to this idea!
We're setting this idea to 'Not Right Now', as this isn't something we have any immediate plans to implement. 
If we do have any new info to share, rest assured we'll check back in here with a new status.


Wow Spotify, keep it up with that lack of adding decent quality of life systems to your app that improve user experience.


Woo yeah!



Just add the feature.


It's embarassing that you don't already have it.

I have second hand embarrassment from this.





This is a feature that is sorely lacking on mobile. I have local files on my phone. It appears that the only way to be able to listen to them on my phone is:

1 - upload them from my phone to my desktop

2- create playlists on my desktop and add the local files to them

3- on my phone, potentially delete the local files to save space

4- on my phone, download each of the playlists I created.


So it looks like I am force to upload eveything to the desktop and download it back to the same device. Very time consuming and a waste of bandwidth. Is there really no other way? I have music that is not available on Spotify, so this is very impractical.

And BTW, my laptop is a Chromebook, so there is not even a desktop Spotify available for it. I can do everything on my Chromebook, but apparently not listen to local music with Spotify 😞