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Downloading music on Apple Watch

Hey folks!Here's a few tips & tricks to share about downloading music from Spotify on your Apple Watch! - If you're looking to get started, check this out! Not seeing the 'Download to Apple Watch'-button yet? Make sure your Spotify app is up-to-date ...

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New Your Library view

Spotify has introduced a new version of Your Library to mobile users of the iOS and Android apps. Come on over to the main Community thread to get an overview of what's new and share your feedback: New Your Library view (iOS & Android)

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Solved!! I have a different interface compared to my friends

Plan Premium Country Hong Kong Device iPhone XS Operating System iOS 13.1.3 My Question or Issue I have just start using Spotify and I realise my interface in artists is different from those of my friends. My friends have the number of liked songs un...

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Superuser Contribution Unable To Listen To Local Files From PC To iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 8 & Dell LaptopOperating System IOS 15.3 & Windows 11 My Question or IssueI've been trying to add Local Files to my Spotify on my iPhone so I can listen to a few songs that aren't on Spotify, but no matter how much I...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 8 & Dell Laptop Operating System  IOS 15.3 & Windows 11   My Question or Issue I've been trying to add Local Files to my Spotify on ...
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Superuser Contribution My iPhone can't play the song from local files

Songs I download on websites , can played on my laptop but can't played on my phone , I tried to reinstall it 、update it 、shut down the phone and laptop , but non of them work , these songs just keep appear on my playlist but when I press the play bu...

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  • Songs I download on websites , can played on my laptop but can't played on my phone , I tried to reinstall it 、update it 、shut down the phone and laptop , but non of them work , these songs just...
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Superuser Contribution Mark for Offline Sync and Enable Desktop Sync Do not Show up

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone SE, Microsoft SurfaceOperating SystemiOS 15, Windows 10 My Issue My problem is that I cannot listen to my local files on my iPhone, as they won't sync whatever I do. I've been browsing the forums about anything to hel...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone SE, Microsoft Surface Operating System iOS 15, Windows 10   My Issue   My problem is that I cannot listen to my local files on my iPhone, as...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files/"No devices available" BUT device seen in Connect to device playback

Plan: PremiumDevice: iPhone XSmax / MBA M1Operating System: iOS 15.0.1 / macOS 11.6 M1 My Question or Issue:Spotify app on iOS is not seeing local devices from within Settings/Local Files. However, local devices ARE seen when choosing the playback de...

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  • Plan: Premium Device: iPhone XSmax / MBA M1 Operating System: iOS 15.0.1 / macOS 11.6 M1   My Question or Issue: Spotify app on iOS is not seeing local devices from within Settings/Local Fi...
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Superuser Contribution can't sync local files from computer to iphone x

PlanPremiumCountry USA DeviceiPhone XOperating System14.7.1 My Question or IssueI'm trying to sync local files from my laptop to my iphone X right now. I managed to get the local files to download to my Pixel 4A5G but it just refuses to work on my ip...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device iPhone X Operating System 14.7.1   My Question or Issue I'm trying to sync local files from my laptop to my iphone X right now. I managed to ge...
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Superuser Contribution Songs from Local Files sound glitched when played next from queue

PlanStudent PremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOs 14.4Spotify Version8.6.41247My Question or IssueWhen I add a song from the local files that were imported from my laptop (2019 MacBook Pro, MacOs 11.2.1) to queue, the transiti...

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  •   Plan Student Premium Country United States Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOs 14.4 Spotify Version 8.6.41247 My Question or Issue When I add a song from the local files that wer...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files un-downloading

I've been using the local files system for a few years now and at the beginning it ran pretty smoothly. The system I use is downloading the songs I want to Dropbox, selecting the songs from the Local Files page on my desktop Spotify app, and adding t...

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  • I've been using the local files system for a few years now and at the beginning it ran pretty smoothly. The system I use is downloading the songs I want to Dropbox, selecting the songs from the Local...
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Album Art is not showing on playlist tracks

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice(iPhone 11 ProOperating System(iOS) My Question or IssueAlbum art does not show on local file created playlists when the tracks are playing even though the playlist does have an image

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device (iPhone 11 Pro Operating System (iOS)   My Question or Issue Album art does not show on local file created playlists when the tracks are playing even tho...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files showing but not playing

I downloaded local files from my macbook to my iphone, however some of the files won't play. The playlist I added the local files to is downloaded on both and the little green arrows show up next to all the songs. All songs appear on the playlist, ho...

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  • I downloaded local files from my macbook to my iphone, however some of the files won't play. The playlist I added the local files to is downloaded on both and the little green arrows show up next to ...
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Apple Lossless Album Covers not syncing in Local Files?

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 13.6.1 My Question or IssueThis is more of a minor problem than an important one, but I thought I should ask. I recently migrated from iTunes, so I have a lot of Apple Lossle...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States of America Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 13.6.1   My Question or Issue This is more of a minor problem than an important one, but I thought I ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files won't sync to my iphone.

PlanPremium FamilyDeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemiOS 13.6.1 My Question or IssueMy PC only has a wired connection through a LAN cable and I couldn't sync my local files on my desktop to the phone. I've heard that wired connections can be used but it h...

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  • Plan Premium Family Device iPhone 7 Operating System iOS 13.6.1   My Question or Issue My PC only has a wired connection through a LAN cable and I couldn't sync my local files on my desk...
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I've tried everything and can't get my local files to play on my iphone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 7+Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been trying for well over an hour and absolutely CANNOT get my local files to transfer on my iphone. I've tried a clean reinstall of the app, I've tried turning W...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 7+ Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been trying for well over an hour and absolutely CANNOT get my local files to transfer...
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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...

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  • 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 sync...
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Local files won’t download to phone despite troubleshooting every existing tip

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceiPhone 7, Lenovo laptopOperating SystemiOS 10, Windows 10,etc. I feel like I’ve tried every tip there is. I’ve made sure spotify is updated on both devices. I’ve tried syncing both via the same wifi but also by opening ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device iPhone 7, Lenovo laptop Operating System iOS 10, Windows 10,etc.   I feel like I’ve tried every tip there is. I’ve made sure spotify is updated on b...
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Solved!! Local Files Stored on Laptop not downloading to iPhone

Plan: Family Premium Free/Premium: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceiPhone X, Macbook ProOperating SystemiOS 13.6, macOS Catalina 10.15.5 My Question or IssueI have a playlist of local files on my Macbook, and the playlist exists on my iOS device, but it wi...

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  • Plan: Family Premium  Free/Premium: Premium Country: USA   Device iPhone X, Macbook Pro Operating System iOS 13.6, macOS Catalina 10.15.5   My Question or Issue I have a play...
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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 ...

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  • 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...
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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?

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files not appearing on mobile

What I have:Windows 10 desktop, Iphone 6s, Premium (family) Spotify accountWhat I have done so far:-Ensured I have updated software and firmware on both devices.-Pointed the desktop app to a folder of mp3 files and put them into a playlist. I am able...

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  • What I have: Windows 10 desktop, Iphone 6s, Premium (family) Spotify account What I have done so far: -Ensured I have updated software and firmware on both devices. -Pointed the desktop app to a ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files appearing on iPhone but not playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 13.3.1 My Question or IssueI am an avid user of Local Files. I've been using them for over a year, a few bugs here and there but nothing I haven't solved or worked around. However, this is a new ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 13.3.1   My Question or Issue I am an avid user of Local Files. I've been using them for over a year, a few bugs here and ...
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