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Lyrics not showing

Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone XR Operating System iOS 15.0.2 Spotify 8.6.80.1180 My Question or Issue Apparently everyone in the world got the lyrics with the update. Expect me. How do I fix this ? Or rather how will YOU fix this ?! Empti...

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  • frankiaro
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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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  • Ver
  • Spotify Legend
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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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  • n0hero
  • Casual Listener
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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • emocorner
  • Visitor
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  • local files
    local files on iphone
    Local files on Windows 10
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Superuser Contribution Local files syncing as different songs

Title might sound confusing but what i mean by that is:On my laptop, i have a song that is 3:35, but when i download that song onto my iPad, it shows the song being 3:36, therefore making it show up as a different song and therefore forcing me to hav...

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  • Newbie
  • Title might sound confusing but what i mean by that is: On my laptop, i have a song that is 3:35, but when i download that song onto my iPad, it shows the song being 3:36, therefore making it show u...
  • Dian
  • Moderator
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Certain local files refuse to download on my phone

Whenever I attempt to download certain files on my phone, they refuse to download for some reason. Both files shown are mp3 files, yet only one will download. Also yes, I have searched for a post that has the same problem but the feature that appeare...

  • Casual Listener
  • Whenever I attempt to download certain files on my phone, they refuse to download for some reason. Both files shown are mp3 files, yet only one will download. Also yes, I have searched for a post tha...
  • ka1eido
  • Casual Listener
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  • 2 replies
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  • local files
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Superuser Contribution Issues Syncing Local Files Between Devices

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, Lenovo LaptopOperating SystemiOS 13.1 Beta, Android OneUI, Windows 10 Pro My Question or IssueWhen attemping to download songs from Local Files on my computer on my phone or tablet...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, Lenovo Laptop Operating System iOS 13.1 Beta, Android OneUI, Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue When attem...
  • jnspir3d
  • Newbie
  • 1922 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 1 likes
  • local files
    syncing issue
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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...

  • Music Fan
  • 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...
  • deadtamagotchi
  • Visitor
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    sync
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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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 ...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
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    local files
    PC
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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...

  • Visitor
  • 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 ...
  • raphael20
  • Newbie
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  • ALAC
    album art
    Album Cover
    Apple Lossless
    iOS
    iphone
    local files
    M4A
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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 ...

  • Regular
  • 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 ...
  • MafeG
  • Spotify Legend
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    iphone
    local files
    not playing
    Windows
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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
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    local files
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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...

  • Newbie
  •   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...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
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  • 1 replies
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    playback
    queue
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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...

  • Newbie
  • 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...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
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  • iOS
    local files
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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

  • Music Fan
  • 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...
  • Billy-J
  • Spotify Star
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    iOS
    local files
    Playlists
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local files aren't playable on my iphone

So i downloaded some songs that aren't on spotify. I added them to my playlists as local files. This works on my windows computer. when i open the spotify app on my phone and want to listen to those songs spotify says i can't. I can see the songs ( l...

  • Casual Listener
  • So i downloaded some songs that aren't on spotify. I added them to my playlists as local files. This works on my windows computer. when i open the spotify app on my phone and want to listen to those ...
  • jewlz0
  • Newbie
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  • local files
    offline sync
    Offline syncing
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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...

  • Visitor
  • 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 ...
  • Mihail
  • Spotify Legend
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  • local files
    Mobile
    Offline download
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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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 ...
  • 21ur4vdpgtjhsec
  • Casual Listener
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    Troubleshooting
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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...

  • Visitor
  • 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...
  • Xenia
  • Moderator
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    syncing issue
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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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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  • 0 replies
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    local files
    Premium
    Windows
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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 sync...
  • Loxer
  • Spotify Star
  • 317 Views
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    local file sync
    local files
    Local files for Spotify Mobile
    Local files not downloading
  • 317 Views
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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 ...

  • Visitor
  • 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...
  • NickPi
  • Casual Listener
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  • 1 replies
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  • local files
  • 341 Views
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