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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cant Play Local Files on My Phone

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceiPhone 11Operating System(iOS 13.6 My Question or IssueHey,I can't play my local files on my iPhone. I downloaded some of them like months ago and added some yesterday but can't play any of them.I tried to reinstall Spo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device iPhone 11 Operating System (iOS 13.6   My Question or Issue Hey, I can't play my local files on my iPhone. I downloaded some of them like months ag...
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Superuser Contribution Syncing issue between windows and iphone

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiphone 8+Operating SystemiOS 13, Windows 10 My Question or IssueI'm unable to get local files songs to sync or download on my iphone. I've reinstalled both apps on windows and iphone twice, reset both devices, have bo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iphone 8+ Operating System iOS 13, Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm unable to get local files songs to sync or download on my iphone. I've re...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files won't play on Iphone

My Question or IssueI have my local files working perfectly on my laptop and in the past, I have had these local files songs easily transfer from my laptop to iPhone, at the most, it would take half an hour to get to my phone but always worked in the...

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  • My Question or Issue I have my local files working perfectly on my laptop and in the past, I have had these local files songs easily transfer from my laptop to iPhone, at the most, it would take hal...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files playing for a second and then shutting off on Mobile

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 15.2 My Question or IssueI recently upgraded to a new phone. When I went to play my Local Files for the first time, the bar at the bottom showing the song would pop up for a second, and then imm...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 15.2   My Question or Issue I recently upgraded to a new phone. When I went to play my Local Files for the first time, th...
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Superuser Contribution Local files are not searchable in my playlists

So when I'm going thru my playlists and I search up an artist or an album, the local files in the playlist made by that artist or that are on the album that I searched will not show up. The only way for the local files to show up in the search functi...

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  • So when I'm going thru my playlists and I search up an artist or an album, the local files in the playlist made by that artist or that are on the album that I searched will not show up. The only way ...
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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 will not Sync from Mac onto iPhone

Premium U.S. but currently studying in U.K. iPhone 8s Macbook Pro I have seen numerous posts on this in other threads, but all of the solutions I have seen did not work for me. I am on an iPhone and Macbook Pro. My downloaded songs appear on the Macb...

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  • Premium  U.S. but currently studying in U.K.   iPhone 8s  Macbook Pro   I have seen numerous posts on this in other threads, but all of the solutions I have seen did not wor...
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No album art for certain local files

My Question or Issue I have lots of local files on my phone, all of which work fine, but for this certain album I can't get it to show the album art. I've used mp3tag to change the cover art, remove tags and apostrophes, deleted and reuploaded the so...

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  •    My Question or Issue  I have lots of local files on my phone, all of which work fine, but for this certain album I can't get it to show the album art. I've used mp3tag to change t...
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Downloaded music will not sync to iPhone

My Question or IssueI have downloaded some CDs to my music library on my Dell laptop. I see the songs in the local files on the left side of the desktop app. I have created at least five playlists (recreating the same list over and over to get it to ...

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  •   My Question or Issue I have downloaded some CDs to my music library on my Dell laptop.  I see the songs in the local files on the left side of the desktop app.  I have created at l...
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Local files not working?

I’m really frustrated with the local files feature. I’ve been trying to work out how it works with no success. I’ve got a few albums I’d like to add to Spotify on my mobile but only one album appears on my phone in a playlist and the other ones don’t...

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  • I’m really frustrated with the local files feature. I’ve been trying to work out how it works with no success.  I’ve got a few albums I’d like to add to Spotify on my mobile but only one album a...
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Local Files synced to ios are displaying/playing only half of the track length

I am syncing some audiobook mp3 files to my Local Files to play on my Iphone. The track appear and play fine on the Windows client, but on my Iphone they only display and play roughly half of each track. For example Track 1 is 71:39 on my Windows com...

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  • I am syncing some audiobook mp3 files to my Local Files to play on my Iphone. The track appear and play fine on the Windows client, but on my Iphone they only display and play roughly half of each tr...
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Local files added to playlist but isn't shown on iphone

I have local files I want to play on my iPhone. I added them to the playlist... The playlist is shown on my iphone but NO SONGS are there, none. I tried checking all the settings and various forums in here, but people only have problems with sync not...

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  • I have local files I want to play on my iPhone. I added them to the playlist... The playlist is shown on my iphone but NO SONGS are there, none. I tried checking all the settings and various forums i...
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Unable to sync desktop local files to iPhone

I'm trying to add some local files to my Spotify to be available for playback on my phone. I followed the procedure specified:(i) Create a playlist(ii) Add the tracks to the playlist on the desktop app(iii) On the iPhone app, go to the new playlist a...

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  • I'm trying to add some local files to my Spotify to be available for playback on my phone. I followed the procedure specified: (i) Create a playlist (ii) Add the tracks to the playlist on the deskt...
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Mobile Local Files to Desktop

Due to some unfortunate circumstances I was forced to ditch my old comp without being able to back up any files (and sadly had made no previous back ups because im dumb), I had downloaded and moved a large number of songs from my old desktop to spoti...

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  • Due to some unfortunate circumstances I was forced to ditch my old comp without being able to back up any files (and sadly had made no previous back ups because im dumb), I had downloaded and moved a...
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Syncing problem

Hello everyone, Firstly, sorry for my bad english, as it is not my native langage. I recently get an iPhone 5S and it doesn't want to sync my laptop's local songs ! I downloaded without problem the rest of my playlists. On my previous iphone 4, there...

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  • Hello everyone,   Firstly, sorry for my bad english, as it is not my native langage.   I recently get an iPhone 5S and it doesn't want to sync my laptop's local songs ! I downloaded wit...
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Waiting to Download Offline Tracks

HELP!So for some reason my local files no longer sinc to my ipod. They have done so in the past albeit it did not always happen instantly I would just restart spotify on both devices a few times and eventually it would kick in. But now none of my loc...

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  • ...ave checked both my PC's installed firewall and my personally installed firewall and they both have spotify.exe as having clearance in both public and private zones to download and still nothing.&n...
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Local Files Problem - iPhone 6

I have followed multiple youtube tutorials and read various posts on this website but still can not get my local files to sync to my iPhone 6. I am aware that their is no longer a 'devices' tab but, I know my desktop application and mobile applicatio...

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  • I have followed multiple youtube tutorials and read various posts on this website but still can not get my local files to sync to my iPhone 6. I am aware that their is no longer a 'devices' tab but, ...
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Local Files on Spotify Mobile

Using my mac, i imported some lacal file, and i can play them on my computer, but how do i get them to play on my mobile device (Iphone 5s)?

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  • Using my mac, i imported some lacal file, and i can play them on my computer, but how do i get them to play on my mobile device (Iphone 5s)?
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