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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Adding new song to Apple Watch downloaded playlist requires delete and redownload to work?

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceiPhone 12 Pro, Apple Watch 6 LTEOperating Systemlatest iOS as of today’s date My Question or Issue For a playlist that has previously been downloaded to my Apple Watch, adding a new song to that playlist on my iPhone does ...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium Country USA    Device iPhone 12 Pro, Apple Watch 6 LTE Operating System latest iOS as of today’s date   My Question or Issue   For a playlist that has pre...
  • Simpleuser
  • Casual Listener
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Does Spotify have to be open on the iPhone to download playlists to Apple Watch?

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceiPhone 12 Pro, Apple Watch 6 LTEOperating SystemLatest iOS as of date of this post My Question or Issue Does the Spotify app on the iPhone have to be open while songs download to the Apple Watch? The process seems to take ...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device iPhone 12 Pro, Apple Watch 6 LTE Operating System Latest iOS as of date of this post   My Question or Issue   Does the Spotify app on the ...
  • Eni
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    Apple Watch
    downloads
    iOS
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    Playlists
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Local file downloads removed

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceiPadOperating SystemiOS 13 My Question or IssueMy downloads of my synced local files keep going missing. I have no problems downloading the synced files from the desktop to the iPad, and I am able to play those downloads. But...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country   Device iPad Operating System iOS 13   My Question or Issue My downloads of my synced local files keep going missing. I have no problems downloading the s...
  • Loxer
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    local file sync
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    Local files for Spotify Mobile
    Local files not downloading
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Superuser Contribution Local Files not appearing on iPhone

I have a premium Spotify account and have followed all of the steps for adding local files to my desktop Spotify app on Windows 10. I have successfully uploaded all the songs I wanted to and they play just fine on the app. I added all the songs to a ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a premium Spotify account and have followed all of the steps for adding local files to my desktop Spotify app on Windows 10. I have successfully uploaded all the songs I wanted to and they pla...
  • Ivan
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Songs taking space twice for different accounts?

if for example, I have two accounts that follow and downloaded a certain playlist and I use two separate accounts on my phone (so as not to mess with my stats, one is for guilty pleasures) would spotify save the songs on my phone locally twice?

  • Casual Listener
  • if for example, I have two accounts that follow and downloaded a certain playlist and I use two separate accounts on my phone (so as not to mess with my stats, one is for guilty pleasures) would spot...
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Superuser Contribution local files not working on new device

I recently got a new iPhone, and upon setting it up it downloaded all the songs, albums, playlists etc that I had downloaded on my old device- except all of the local files stopped playing. they are not grayed out, and they have the green downloaded ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I recently got a new iPhone, and upon setting it up it downloaded all the songs, albums, playlists etc that I had downloaded on my old device- except all of the local files stopped playing. they are ...
  • fix
  • Visitor
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  • downloads
    iOS
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    local files
    playback
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Downloaded songs not playing offline

I have all my playlists downloaded, they are marked as such and they take up room on my phone. However when playing certain (most) songs in offline mode they just don’t work, the song won’t even begin. I’ve realised this after burning thru data the p...

  • Newbie
  • I have all my playlists downloaded, they are marked as such and they take up room on my phone. However when playing certain (most) songs in offline mode they just don’t work, the song won’t even begi...
  • jamieminetto
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  • downloads
    Offline Access
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How do i filter downloads in the Artist Tab?

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceiPhone XR Operating SystemiOS 12.3 My Question or IssueYou can filter downloads playlists and albums, but you cant filter artists (which is what I mainly use?). I have so many so its a nightmare having to scroll through. I l...

  • Visitor
  •   Plan Premium Country UK Device iPhone XR  Operating System iOS 12.3   My Question or Issue You can filter downloads playlists and albums, but you cant filter artists (w...
  • Bittencourt
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  • downloads
    filter
    Update
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app crashing, glitching songs, etc

PlanPremiumCountryUK, currently visiting Morocco DeviceiPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 12.3 My Question or Issuestarted last week with some of my songs not playing. all songs were definitely already downloaded, and had been fine before. then i had issue...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country UK, currently visiting Morocco  Device iPhone SE Operating System iOS 12.3   My Question or Issue started last week with some of my songs not playing. all son...
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Superuser Contribution Cant download maximum amount of songs reached

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 10 My Question or Issue I have reached the maximum amount of downloads reached, I went through and deleted all the downloads I could find, logged out and reinstalled and nothing has fixed this i...

  • Roadie
  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue  I have reached the maximum amount of downloads reached, I went t...
  • Peter
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Saved songs in albums

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 12 My Problem When I go to my albums library screen on the app, if I click on an album that I only have a few songs saved from, it no longer only shows the ones I have saved it shows all the tr...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone SE Operating System iOS 12   My Problem    When I go to my albums library screen on the app, if I click on an album that I o...
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  • Albums
    Albums List
    downloads
    Interface
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Can no longer listen/sort downloads by artist

USA/iPhone X/Premium After the new update, I can no longer just sort my downloads by artists and listen to what I have downloaded by artist. I have to select a specific album. The “artists” tab just shows me artists that I’m following, which is two b...

  • Casual Listener
  • USA/iPhone X/Premium    After the new update, I can no longer just sort my downloads by artists and listen to what I have downloaded by artist. I have to select a specific album. The “a...
  • Cjscharr
  • Casual Listener
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    downloads
    issue sorting by artist
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    Update
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Download folders gone

Please put this back, this was a really convenient way to listen to my offline collection. Its pretty awful to remove this folder to encourage more online listening tbh.

  • Music Fan
  • Please put this back, this was a really convenient way to listen to my offline collection. Its pretty awful to remove this folder to encourage more online listening tbh. 
  • osornios
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Downloads category missing from My Library

I'm regularly underground or on planes with no data, so the Downloads category gets a lot of use. Today I went into the app while on the subway and found the category missing. Is there a way to get it back? Did Spotify remove it? Why? It's one of the...

  • Regular
  • I'm regularly underground or on planes with no data, so the Downloads category gets a lot of use. Today I went into the app while on the subway and found the category missing. Is there a way t...
  • andremassotti
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Solved!! Where is Downloads button on YourLibrary tab?

I updated new Spotify version for iOS (8.4.37.704) and I dont have this really really important button. Downloads in Your LibraryYes, I have premium and I can download albums and playlists. Where is the button???I hate it, really.

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  • Casual Listener
  • I updated new Spotify version for iOS (8.4.37.704) and I dont have this really really important button. Downloads in Your Library Yes, I have premium and I can download albums and playlists. W...
  • DerMarcellus
  • Newbie
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'Downloads' disappeared from 'My Library'

This keeps happening to me, and its so frustrating - when I download an album I dont know where it goes anymore. There was always a 'downloads' option in 'my library' and now it has gone. Why?? Was this too simple an option that you felt you needed t...

  • Casual Listener
  • This keeps happening to me, and its so frustrating - when I download an album I dont know where it goes anymore. There was always a 'downloads' option in 'my library' and now it has gone. Why?? Was t...
  • LunarFreakonaut
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Downloaded music deleted?

I've been dealing with an issue where my music that I've downloaded (roughly 14.2gb) is deleted every couple of weeks, sometimes every other. Then I have to go through the lengthy process of redownloading all my music. The music from my playlists tha...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've been dealing with an issue where my music that I've downloaded (roughly 14.2gb) is deleted every couple of weeks, sometimes every other. Then I have to go through the lengthy process of redownlo...
  • sammy_vc
  • Newbie
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  • downloads
    downloads gone
    iOS
    iphone
    Iphone local files sync
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Solved!! Un-downloadable songs

I recently purchased spotify premium. I downloaded a playlist so i could listen to it offline on a plane trip. The majority of the songs downloaded except for a select few. Surely this isn't a liscensing problem? Any ideas as to why this is happening...

  • Regular
  • I recently purchased spotify premium. I downloaded a playlist so i could listen to it offline on a plane trip. The majority of the songs downloaded except for a select few. Surely this isn't a liscen...
  • ColonelMustard
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