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iOS Local Files: Easier import with the Files app

It is now easier to import Local Files into the Spotify iOS app through the Files app on your iOS device. A computer and WiFi network are not required to use this new import method. This means that you can now import Local Files into the Spotify iOS ...

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  • zoabknew
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for Apple Watch not recognizing Bluetooth headphones anymore

PremiumNetherlands iPhone 12 Pro and Apple Watch SE (2023)iOS 16.5.1 for iPhone and WatchOS 9.5.2 Hi, none of the Bluetooth devices (which work, as I checked using Apple Music on the same Apple Watch) are recognized by Spotify on Apple Watch, while t...

  • Casual Listener
  • Premium Netherlands   iPhone 12 Pro and Apple Watch SE (2023) iOS 16.5.1 for iPhone and WatchOS 9.5.2     Hi, none of the Bluetooth devices (which work, as I checked using A...
  • whalestails
  • Newbie
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  • 7 replies
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  • Apple Watch
    bluetooth
    headphones
    not working
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Mini Cooper Steering Wheel Skip Buttons NOT WORKING.

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 12.4 When using Spotify over bluetooth or USB directly with my Mini Cooper the skip buttons on the steering wheel do not work, and on the speedo it says "(Multimedia icon) Not Available". This is ...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 12.4   When using Spotify over bluetooth or USB directly with my Mini Cooper the skip buttons on the steering wheel do not w...
  • 12312fsadfsd
  • Visitor
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  • 3 replies
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  • bluetooth
    Functionality
    Mini
    Mini Connected
    Premium
    Skipping songs
    Steering wheel
    usb
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Superuser Contribution Load Time On iPhone & More

PlanPremium DuoCountryUSDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 16.6 My Question or IssueWhen launching Spotify, the load time for the app takes ~15 seconds. Additionally, when listening on a locked screen (specifically with headphones/ AirPods) the Spoti...

  • Newbie
  • ...ontent I was listening to loads. Variations of this issue have happened when I'm using Spotify via Bluetooth in my car and pause what I am listening to. Either way, the issue is load time, pause/p...
  • Dian
  • Spotify Legend
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  • bluetooth
    bug
    Bug iPhone
    iOS 16.6
    iphone 11
    load time
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Superuser Contribution Poor audio quality when using bluetooth

I experience poor audio quality when using Bluetooth to stream Spotify audio. I’ve been able to replicate this issue by using Spotify’s microphone talk-to-search feature. The issue can be temporarily resolved by closing the app or restarting the devi...

  • Casual Listener
  • I experience poor audio quality when using Bluetooth to stream Spotify audio. I’ve been able to replicate this issue by using Spotify’s microphone talk-to-search feature. The issue can be t...
  • the_eddster
  • Newbie
  • 13856 Views
  • 9 replies
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  • audio quality
    bluetooth
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[iOS] Car Mode Not Automatically Starting

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 14 ProOperating SystemiOS 16.3.1 My Question or IssueI know Car Mode is not widely supported across all mobile software (i.e. Android), but I have previously used Car Mode on iOS with no issues until the last few mon...

  • Newbie
  • ... In my iOS Bluetooth settings, my car is indicated as a Car Stereo and successfully launches the Driving Focus Mode if I have it set up. However, I feel Spotify may think it is a generic BT d...
  • Prague
  • Spotify Star
  • 1456 Views
  • 1 replies
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  • bluetooth
    Car Bluetooth
    car mode
    iOS
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Crashes in Car on First Song

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 14.2 My Question or IssueLately, Spotify has started crashing in my car. I download music ahead of time so everything I play is already on my phone and I connect through Bluetooth to my car. I...

  • Visitor
  • ...verything I play is already on my phone and I connect through Bluetooth to my car.   I will start the first song in a playlist and then Spotify will crash/close after a little more than a minute into t...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
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  • 10 replies
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  • bluetooth
    Car
    iphone
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Superuser Contribution playback constantly keeps reshuffling after connecting to bluetooth

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 13 ProOperating SystemiOS 15 (and also now on 16 beta) My Question or IssueEver since I switched back to iPhone I've noticed that when I connect to my Ford F150 bluetooth, whatever I was last playing switches shuffle...

  • Regular
  • ...onnect to my Ford F150 bluetooth, whatever I was last playing switches shuffle. I will then turn off shuffle and music will play in the playlist order. I'll get where I'm going, turn off my truck; s...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 1341 Views
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  • bluetooth
    Ford
    iOS
    shuffle
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Superuser Contribution Music resumes at a louder volume

Plan: Premium / NZDevice: iPhone 12 mini (iOS 15.2.1 With my Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones connected, if I pause music, and leave it paused for more than a few minutes, only with Spotify (no other music app) the sound often (not always) resets a lo...

  • Regular
  •   Plan: Premium / NZ Device: iPhone 12 mini (iOS 15.2.1   With my Skullcandy Bluetooth headphones connected, if I pause music, and leave it paused for more than a few minutes, o...
  • Alex
  • Spotify Legend
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  • bluetooth
    iphone
    pause
    Play
    volume
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Superuser Contribution Please add a way to disable,Autoplay when connecting iPhone via Bluetooth

Device(iPhone 12)Operating System(iOS 15.11) Recently when connecting my iPhone 12 via Bluetooth to my car it auto plays whatever I was last listening to even if Spotify is not running. I’ve been googling it and apparently it’s a new feature, who the...

  • Newbie
  • Device (iPhone 12) Operating System (iOS 15.11)    Recently when connecting my iPhone 12 via Bluetooth to my car it auto plays whatever I was last listening to even if Spotify is not r...
  • MafeG
  • Spotify Legend
  • 540 Views
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  • autoplay
    bluetooth
    iOS
    iphone
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Superuser Contribution Album art wrong over USB in Genesis G80

PlanPremium DuoCountryUSADeviceiPhone 12 Pro MaxOperating SystemiOS 14.4.2 My Question or IssueI am trying to use Spotify in a 2017 Genesis G80 3.8 AWD Ultimate (w/ 9.2" display and DIS). I updated the car to the latest firmware, which is a November ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...ssue is that over Bluetooth, I don't see any album artwork at all (which is probably the car's software lacking the capability).  But over a brand new USB to Lightning cable, I see some album a...
  • kanisama
  • Casual Listener
  • 1074 Views
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  • album art
    album artwork
    bluetooth
    g80
    Genesis
    iOS
    ipod
    usb
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Album Cover won't show using Bluetooth Connection

I have a 2017 BMW with updated software, I now have no Album cover showing on my car screen using Bluetooth the feature completely disappear after the last update, I already logged out of my account, did a fresh installed and nothing seems to resolve...

  • Newbie
  • I have a 2017 BMW with updated software, I now have no Album cover showing on my car screen using Bluetooth the feature completely disappear after the last update, I already logged out of my a...
  • klingenj
  • Casual Listener
  • 10818 Views
  • 3 replies
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  • album
    art
    bluetooth
    cover
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Won't shuffle playlists IOS MAZDA

PlanPremiumCountryUsaDevice(iPhone SEOperating System(iOS 12.0.1 downloaded Spotify for the first time. 3 month free trial. all works fine until hooking up phone to Bluetooth in my 2013 Mazda CX-5. Shuffle does not work, after each skip, shuffle swit...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Usa Device (iPhone SE Operating System (iOS 12.0.1   downloaded Spotify for the first time. 3 month free trial.   all works fine until hooking up phone to Bluetooth...
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  • bluetooth
    mazda
    shuffle
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Local files' quality lower when played on Iphone with Bluetooth

I have several songs downloaded locally on my computer which play fine, but I have them synced to my phone at very high download quality, and I get distortion and the audio sounds fuzzy. This doesn't happen when I plug headphones into the audio jack,...

  • Visitor
  • ...oesn't happen when I plug headphones into the audio jack, but it does with Bluetooth and when I plug in a USB through the charging port. Also, if I play the same songs on a different app, they sound fine o...
  • MrMeowPuss
  • Visitor
  • 977 Views
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  • bluetooth
    iphone
    local files
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When disconnecting a Bluetooth device, Spotify acts up

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 12.3.1My Question or IssueWhen I disconnect my Bluetooth speakers (UE Mini Boom, 1st generation), Spotify stays on my lock screen, pretending it is playing music (pause button is shown) while...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 12.3.1 My Question or Issue When I disconnect my Bluetooth speakers (UE Mini Boom, 1st generation), Spotify stays on my l...
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  • bluetooth
    bug
    iOS
    lock screen
    Now playing
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iOS Car Mode - mark 3rd party blueetoth receivers as Car

I use Spotify Premium on iOS in my car connected to a Bluetooth receiver (Anker Soundsync A3352). I would like to mark it as my car Bluetooth connection so car view automatically turns on when I connect to this bluetooth receiver. Best Regards and th...

  • Casual Listener
  • I use Spotify Premium on iOS in my car connected to a Bluetooth receiver (Anker Soundsync A3352). I would like to mark it as my car Bluetooth connection so car view automatically turns on when I c...
  • BudSpencer95
  • Casual Listener
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  • bluetooth
    car mode
    car view
    iOS
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Voice Background Music

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 12.2 My Issue is with Spotify Voice I love using the feature to play music by Voice but lately with the last few updates when I longpress the magnifying glass the song that is playing will contin...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 12.2   My Issue is with Spotify Voice  I love using the feature to play music by Voice but lately with the last few u...
  • SeaG
  • Casual Listener
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  • 2 replies
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  • bluetooth
    bug
    Car Bluetooth
    Spotify Voice
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Solved!! Bluetooth connection or exiting the app freezes music playback

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 12.1.3 My IssueWhenever I connect to a Bluetooth device (either headphones or car stereo, typically), the app freezes playback and I have to restart it, which takes about a minute each time. When...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 12.1.3   My Issue Whenever I connect to a Bluetooth device (either headphones or car stereo, typically), the app f...
  • Emrahayvali
  • Newbie
  • 9232 Views
  • 4 replies
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  • bluetooth
    bug
    freeze
    Glitch
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Bluetooth shuttering iOS 12.1.2

PlanPremiumCountry UsaDevice(iPhone Operating System(iOS 12) My Question or IssueI have big shuttering/choppy/ skips Bluetooth problems in my car. I have tried everything from resetting the Bluetooth in my car. From reinstalling the app and clearing ...

  • Newbie
  •  Plan Premium Country  Usa Device (iPhone 😎 Operating System (iOS 12)   My Question or Issue I have big shuttering/choppy/ skips  Bluetooth   problems in my c...
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    iOS
    ios12
    shuttering
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Solved!! Bluetooth public wifi incident at LAX

Plan =PremiumCountry = USA (LAX airport)Device = iPhone 6plusOperating System = (iOS 12.1.2) I had just connected my Bose bluetooth headphones to my spotify on my iPhone (whilst on LAX public wifi) when the playlist I was listening to was interrupted...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...ntentionally doing this for lolz? or some kind of bluetooth/public wifi perfect storm? This playlist and its songs are listed on heavy rotation on my account too, when I listened to about 10 seconds of it b...
  • malvernator
  • Casual Listener
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    wifi
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Music skips and stutters over Bluetooth in my car

Just bought a car (2014 VW Golf). When I play music on Spotify over Bluetooth, songs skip and stutter, like a CD scratching. Can anyone suggest some troubleshooting I can try? I’ve tried turning on Data Saver in the Spotify app, which didn’t help. Al...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Just bought a car (2014 VW Golf). When I play music on Spotify over Bluetooth, songs  skip and stutter, like a CD scratching.    Can anyone suggest some t...
  • ardacebi
  • Composer
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  • bluetooth
    Car
    skipping
    Troubleshooting
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