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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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Superuser Contribution Search for add to playlist is gone

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone 13Operating SystemiOS 17.3 My Question or IssueWhen I tap the "+" button to add a song to a playlist, I see the playlist selector but I no longer am able to see the search. I used this feature extensively, where to qu...

  • Newbie
  • ...onger am able to see the search. I used this feature extensively, where to quickly find the playlist I want to add the song to, I would search for it.    Is there a setting somewhere that d...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
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    playlist
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Superuser Contribution cant play or delete songs from search within a playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 13Operating SystemiOS 16.3 My Question or IssuePlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 13Operating SystemiOS 16.3 My Question or Issuewhen using the search bar at the top of a playlist, touching the three dots to the side ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...uestion or Issue when using the search bar at the top of a playlist, touching the three dots to the side of a song does nothing and the usual menu doesn’t appear. i am also unable to swipe right to add t...
  • Joan
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  • iOS
    Mobile
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    queue
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Search] Search function for podcast episodes

We need a searching feature within podcasts to search for single episodes via their title. Looking through a podcast with over 200 episodes takes too long and you’ll never find it. I have talked about this with with many people now and they all agree...

  • Visitor
  • We need a searching feature within podcasts to search for single episodes via their title. Looking through a podcast with over 200 episodes takes too long and you’ll never find it. I have talked a...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
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    Search
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Superuser Contribution [Mobile][Search] Playlist Search

I absolutely hate having to scroll through some of my playlists that are hundreds of songs and hours long to see if I've already added a certain song that I want to add to my playlist. On P.C. it asks: "Pst! You've already added this song to this pla...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...e great if a simple feature was added to the top of playlists that is just a search bar where you can search to see if you've added a song to the playlist or not, rather than scrolling through hours o...
  • Ver
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  • Mobile
    Search
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Superuser Contribution [Mobile][Search] Search in Recently Played

I want to be able to search in my play history for songs to prove i was listening to them before they were popular.

  • Newbie
  • I want to be able to search in my play history for songs to prove i was listening to them before they were popular.
  • Eni
  • Moderator
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  • Mobile
    Search
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Search] Ignore "Feat." in search bar

When I Shazam a song, it often happens that a track title has the following format:"Song Title - Artist Feat. Singer"Then, when I press Open Spotify it will copy that track title into the search bar. And VERY often, Spotify is unable to find the trac...

  • Visitor
  • When I Shazam a song, it often happens that a track title has the following format: "Song Title - Artist Feat. Singer" Then, when I press Open Spotify it will copy that track title into the search...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
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    Search
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Search] Audio books not working ( Harry Potter specifically)

I’ve been listening to the Harry Potter audio books for several months now. Recently it’s been several times a day that I turn them on and listen to them whilst going about my day. last night however ( Sept 16/21) the audio books stopped working. it ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...ent in search for a different users audio for the books. However in every person I tried the same thing would happen. Once I clicked into the title to find my chapter and press play, the list went blank....
  • Novy
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    Search
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Search] Fix playlist search delay iOS

when i search for a specific song on a playlist, i already know where to tap and can do it very fast. Playlist > scroll up > search. The problem is the responsiveness in these actions. when i tap the search bar… nothing happens. So i tap again- but w...

  • Roadie
  • when i search for a specific song on a playlist, i already know where to tap and can do it very fast. Playlist > scroll up > search. The problem is the responsiveness in these actions. when i t...
  • Alex
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    Search
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Search] Add to queue covered by keyboard

For some terrible UX reason, on iOS the "Added to queue!" notification is obfuscated by the keyboard. So I have no idea if I successfully added a song to my queue or not until I navigate away from the page/filter/search. This is terrible design!

  • Gig Goer
  • ...he page/filter/search. This is terrible design! 
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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    Search
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[iOS][Search] "something went wrong" please try later

i'll type the name of the artist in the search bar, click on the artist name, and get a blank screen with the error message in the subject line. As this has only happened in the last week I'm assuming it's a problem Spotify's end that they haven't an...

  • Casual Listener
  • i'll type the name of the artist in the search bar, click on the artist name, and get a blank screen with the error message in the subject line. As this has only happened in the last week I'm a...
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  • iOS
    Search
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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...

  • Newbie
  • 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 w...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
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  • Local files for Spotify Mobile
    local files issues
    Playlist search
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Superuser Contribution Cannot play songs from search

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone 11 ProOperating SystemiOS 14.2 My Question or IssueWhen I search a song, I cannot play it or add it to the queue. Tapping to play makes nothing happen—the song bar at the bottom doesn’t show up. Adding to queue shows ...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone 11 Pro Operating System iOS 14.2   My Question or Issue When I search a song, I cannot play it or add it to the queue. Tapping to play makes n...
  • Mihail
  • Spotify Legend
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  • error de reproducción
    iOS
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    Search
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Search by Song (make mobile as in desktop)

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDevice(iPhone 8Operating System(iOS 10) My Question or IssueWhen you make a search in songs (say "Sarabande") in desktop, you might like to start listenin to the list of the search-result (as if it's a playlist). However when ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device (iPhone 8 Operating System (iOS 10)   My Question or Issue When you make a search in songs (say "Sarabande") in desktop, you might like to start l...
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Podcasts Page Empty

Plan: PremiumCountry: New Zealand Device: iPhone XROperating System: iOS 13.3 My Question or IssueThe Podcasts page is coming up empty when I go from the Search tab and try to browse Podcasts. It works fine for all other music genres, and also when I...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: New Zealand   Device: iPhone XR Operating System: iOS 13.3   My Question or Issue The Podcasts page is coming up empty when I go from the Search tab and t...
  • PavaScotty
  • Visitor
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  • Browse
    Podcasts
    Search
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Searching

PlanPremiumDevice(iPhone 7)Operating System(iOS 12.1.4)My Question or IssueAll of my searched content is gone...why?i can’t search them back since they are usersplease bring them back

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Device (iPhone 7) Operating System (iOS 12.1.4) My Question or Issue All of my searched content is gone... why? i can’t search them back since they are users please bring t...
  • Delinastarq
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  • 491 Views
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  • Search
    search engine
    searching issues
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I can’t swipe to queue while text filtering in my playlists

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone Operating System(iOS 12.2) My Question or IssueHi all, Been having a very specific but tiresome issue with swipe to queue while filtering my own playlists. It seems that when I pull up a spotify playlist (e.g. Disco...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone 😎 Operating System (iOS 12.2)   My Question or Issue Hi all,   Been having a very specific but tiresome issue with swipe to queue while ...
  • linerider99
  • Newbie
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    filtering
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    Playlists
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    swipe to queue
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [All Platforms][Search] Search by playlist name no longer contains a user's own playlists

Search on both desktop and iOS no longer allows you to search your own playlists by name. Previously if you used the search feature to find one of your own playlists, they would show as the first result after clicking the Playlists category. Now, my ...

  • Regular
  • Search on both desktop and iOS no longer allows you to search your own playlists by name. Previously if you used the search feature to find one of your own playlists, they would show as the first r...
  • Daisy
  • Spotify Legend
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    Search
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Can't find my public playlist

PlanFamily PremiumCountrySpainDevicePC & phoneOperating SystemWindows 10, OS X & Android My Question or IssueI have made a playlist about a concert, it is public by default, but there is no way to find it using the search menu. This issue is not caus...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Family Premium Country Spain Device PC & phone Operating System Windows 10, OS X & Android   My Question or Issue I have made a playlist about a concert, it is public by d...
  • Ethan_Moore004
  • Composer
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  • Public
    Search
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An Error Occurred

Hi,I have a problem on my iPad air (running iOS 12, but this has been happening since before I updated) when searching up stuff in Spotify. Whenever I type in a song, an artist, user, etc., it gives me the message "An Error Occurred", no matter what....

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I have a problem on my iPad air (running iOS 12, but this has been happening since before I updated) when searching up stuff in Spotify. Whenever I type in a song, an artist, user, etc., it g...
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  • An Error Occurred
    error message
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Deine Top-Genres in Search

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceiPhone 8Operating System(iOS 12.2) My Question or IssueWhen i go to the Search tab there was my Favorite Genres on top of the tab. How can i change the genres? I would change Pop to metal but there is no option.

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  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Germany  Device iPhone 8 Operating System (iOS 12.2)   My Question or Issue When i go to the Search tab there was my Favorite Genres on top of the tab. How c...
  • Loxer
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    Top-Genres
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