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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 Apple Watch downloaded tracks skipping

Premium FamilyUSAApple Watch Series 6watchOS 9.5 I've downloaded a few playlists to my Apple Watch by selecting "Download to Apple Watch" from within the Spotify app on my iPhone. However during playback on the Watch some tracks just skip for no reas...

  • Music Fan
  • ...Phone. However during playback on the Watch some tracks just skip for no reason. I can play on my phone, no problem, but switching to the Watch fails (even if I use the phone UI to drive the watch playback...
  • Link_Link
  • Newbie
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  • playback
    watchOS
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Superuser Contribution Progress bar not moving

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 12 My Question or IssueWhen playing music in spotify, the progress bar doesn't move when playing music unless you pause and unpause the music. Even so, it works half the time. The same thing c...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 12   My Question or Issue When playing music in spotify, the progress bar doesn't move when playing music unles...
  • MafeG
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    playback
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Superuser Contribution Playback Slider is Bugged

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 14.7.1 My Question or IssueI am having a problem with the Spotify iOS app where I’ll be playing a song on the app and when I go back to the app the slider starts from the be...

  • Newbie
  • ...rom the beginning then the slider goes to the beginning but the music continues on like the slider is not affecting it. Also, the media controls in the Control Center don’t affect the playback either....
  • Ver
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    playback
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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
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    playback
    queue
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Spotify stops playing while offline and lyrics don’t appear

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDeviceiPhone 11 pro maxOperating SystemiOS 14.2 My Question or IssueHello, I’ve had two ongoing issues on my account. First of all, when I’m listening to music offline, the song stops after abt a minute and then I unlock my ph...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device iPhone 11 pro max Operating System iOS 14.2   My Question or Issue Hello, I’ve had two ongoing issues on my account. First of all, when I’m listening...
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    playback
    Premium
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Superuser Contribution Resuming Playback via bluetooth

PlanPremiumCountryU.KDeviceiPhone XSOperating Systemios14 My Question or Issue When I used to get in to my car my phone would connect to bluetooth and automatically resume Spotify playback. Since the IOS14 update now when I get in to the car the phon...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...utomatically resume Spotify playback. Since the IOS14 update now when I get in to the car the phone will connect to bluetooth but the car displays the message "bluetooth audio paused".  I have to open t...
  • Mihail
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Superuser Contribution Song starts playing but no audio produced

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemiOS 14 (but this bug has been there since before I updated to 14) My Question or IssueI have noticed that occasionally I will tap on a song, the playhead/progress slider will start moving as if the so...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device iPhone 7 Operating System iOS 14 (but this bug has been there since before I updated to 14)   My Question or Issue I have noticed that occasionally I wil...
  • Alex
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    iOS 14
    playback
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[iOS] Songs outside of library not playing! Playback error

PlanPremiumCountryAustriaDevice(iPhone Xs)Operating System(iOS 13.6)Spotify version8.5.68.921 My Question or IssueSince the last update the iOS App does not start playing songs, which are not liked and therefore in my library. The app is literally un...

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  • Plan Premium Country Austria Device (iPhone Xs) Operating System (iOS 13.6) Spotify version 8.5.68.921   My Question or Issue Since the last update the iOS App does not start playing...
  • Loxer
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    iOS
    playback
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[iOS] Playlists and albums not playing in order - random songs

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice(iPhone Xs)Operating System(iOS 13.5.1) My Question or IssueWhen I select a song, album or playlist, only that one track plays but then it jumps to a random song not in my library, liked songs, playlists and not in the album...

  • Visitor
  • ...sed to happen, I haven't adjusted any settings.  I can't see any options in playback settings that may affect this.  Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
  • Cibi12
  • Visitor
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  • Albums
    music
    playback
    shuffle
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Superuser Contribution Pause and playback issue

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States Device(iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPad Pro 2018)Operating System(iOS 13.5) My Question or IssueWhen pausing Spotify, is does not always resume playback when trying to unpause. Whether I pause music using my AirPods or the cont...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...lay button or use my AirPods to resume playback. I then have to press the play/pause buttons several times before music will resume. This happens with both the beta and public release versions of the app....
  • Peter
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    resume
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Podcasts do not play all, require manual playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 13.3.1Spotify Version 8.5.55 My Question or IssuePreviously, when I would go to my Podcasts, I could start playing the most recent podcast and Spotify would continue playing all podcasts that hav...

  • Visitor
  • ...ave turned on Autoplay but this does not fix this behavior.   How do I revert Spotify to the previous podcast playback behavior?    
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    Podcasts
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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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    iOS
    iphone
    local files
    playback
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[iOS][macOS] Spotify repeatedly rewinds 10 seconds regardless of playback state

Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone Xs MacBook Pro 15" (2016) Operating System iOS 13.1.2 macOS Catalina 10.15.2 Spotify app version iOS: 8.5.40.252 macOS: 1.1.24.91.g4ca6d5eb My Issue I encountered some very strange behavior on both the iOS and m...

  • Visitor
  • ...OS: 8.5.40.252 macOS: 1.1.24.91.g4ca6d5eb   My Issue I encountered some very strange behavior on both the iOS and macOS Spotify apps. Spotify seems to repeatedly rewind its playback p...
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    playback
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[Bug] [iOS] [Now playing][Playback] Next track playback position

After „Next track” button is selected, the next track starts playing from a random playback position. It should play from the start.If a track is paused and the button is pressed; or if a track is rewinded to very start and the button is pressed – an...

  • Casual Listener
  • After „Next track” button is selected, the next track starts playing from a random playback position. It should play from the start. If a track is paused and the button is pressed; or if a track i...
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    bug
    iOS
    ios 11.3
    Mobile
    Now playing
    playback
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Skipping glitch, bug reproducible 100%

Hi, ive been having an issue where from time to time, the sone I’m listening will glitch and skip/repeat a second or two, for no apparent reason. It happens 100% of the time where my phone is unlocked, then is locked and placed in my pocket. Also hap...

  • Music Fan
  • ...ecord to demonstrate this as locking the phone ends the recording.   but I believe the light sensor is causing an issue with Spotify and playback.    8.4.20.535 / iOS 11.1
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    Glitch
    playback
    skip
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Daily Mix

The daily mix is one of my favorite things in the world. For some reason, playback in iOS isn't gapless. In fact, Spotify abruptly skips to the next song ~20 seconds before the current song is over. My settings are set to gapless playback and crossfa...

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  • The daily mix is one of my favorite things in the world. For some reason, playback in iOS isn't gapless. In fact, Spotify abruptly skips to the next song ~20 seconds before the current song is over....
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    gapless
    playback
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Tracks repeating in playlists on Connect

Hi there,I use Spotify connect to play playlists from my phone, and notice that when I play any playlist, it will not play the songs in order, and repeat songs that have played already even when shuffle mode is off. The expected song order would be 1...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there, I use Spotify connect to play playlists from my phone, and notice that when I play any playlist, it will not play the songs in order, and repeat songs that have played already even when ...
  • ajspeight1987
  • Newbie
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  • Connect
    playback
    Playlists
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iPhone app playback jumping 10 seconds

I've used the app (now at V 0.6.4.2) for about 5 months with no problems, but today it began jumping ahead 10s every 1-2s. While playing, it sounds like a bad CD, but even when not playing, the tracks continue to jump forward in neat 10s increments. ...

  • Newbie
  • I've used the app (now at V 0.6.4.2) for about 5 months with no problems, but today it began jumping ahead 10s every 1-2s. While playing, it sounds like a bad CD, but even when not playing, the track...
  • Taylor
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    mobile app
    playback
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