Spotify won’t sync my local files

Spotify won’t sync my local files


I am using a fully updated Spotify with an iPhone and a windows pc running windows 10. I have local files turned on for both and have turned off the firewall on my computer. I have made multiple playlists and added the downloaded music to them but it no avail. I’ll sometimes see the name of the song I want playing on my phone but there will be no track if I attempt to play it. Very smooth and easy system to use (not)

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Hi @Musicasta,


Thank you for posting on the Community!


We've moved your post to this help board because it doesn't qualify as an idea. 


If you're having issues with synchronizing your Local Files, it's a good idea to create a new folder on your computer, move your audio files there and change the file's source folder from the Spotify app's settings. 


If it doesn't do the trick, please give a try to these steps to perform a clean reinstall and start with an app free of cache and leftover files.


Let us know how this goes.

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