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Your Sound Capsule: Following your listening stats

You probably already know Spotify launches every year, Spotify Wrapped, which is a rewind of your listening stats. It presents each user their listening stats for that year, including the most listened-to artists and songs, for example. It's really l...

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Watch and Listen: Introducing music videos on Spotify

Spotify knows that the listening experience is a way to connect artists with fans on many levels. But what if we could enhance these connections with a different perspective? With this in mind, Spotify is introducing a new and powerful way to listen ...

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Spotify Takes Listening With Friends to Another Level with Jam

Spotify is introducing a more fun, intuitive, and collaborative social listening experience with Jam. Whether you’re together or apart, joining a Jam with your loved ones is now simpler than ever by tapping phones, scanning a QR code, or sharing a li...

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution local files playlist not showing up

hi, i downloaded an mp3 song and turned on local files in the settings, but the local files playlist never showed up in my library. maybe there has been an update as to where the files show up but i cant seem to find them anywhere. does anyone know w...

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  • hi, i downloaded an mp3 song and turned on local files in the settings, but the local files playlist never showed up in my library. maybe there has been an update as to where the files show up but i ...
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Superuser Contribution Specific songs greyed out: either/or

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceMotorola One Action/Windows PCOperating SystemAndroid/Windows 10 Pro My Question or IssueSorry about the cropped image. For this list, the top track and the second-to-last—both at the edge of the screenshot—are ...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Motorola One Action/Windows PC Operating System Android/Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue Sorry about the cropped image. For this list, ...
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Superuser Contribution Local files not playable across platforms

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceLaptop + Samsung S20FEOperating SystemWindows 10 + Android My Question or IssueHi, Up until a couple of weeks ago, Local files on my laptop, which I put in playlist were also playable on my phone. However, since yes...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Laptop + Samsung S20FE Operating System Windows 10 + Android   My Question or Issue Hi, Up until a couple of weeks ago, Local files on my laptop...
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Superuser Contribution Local files don't show up in playlist on PC.

Hi, since like 2/3 weeks I can no longer see my local files in my playlist I put them in. This only seems to be the case within the application, since the songs are visible (but gray) on the website (see attachment). On mobile the files are also visi...

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  • Hi, since like 2/3 weeks I can no longer see my local files in my playlist I put them in. This only seems to be the case within the application, since the songs are visible (but gray) on the website ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local files not working :(

Hi! My local files show up on my laptop and on my phone, but on my phone they’re faded and grey. I can play them on my laptop but not on the phone. They come from a valid source (mp4, i checked) and I have tried using different wifi and data hotspots...

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  • Hi!   My local files show up on my laptop and on my phone, but on my phone they’re faded and grey. I can play them on my laptop but not on the phone.   They come from a valid source (mp...
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Superuser Contribution Local file artwork wont load

PlanPremiumDeviceiPhone 13Operating SystemiOS 16.4.1 My Question or IssueAlbum art work wont load for local files on my iPhone. Over the past few years I have uploaded 100+ local files to my phone all with album artwork, and had no issues. A few days...

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  • Plan Premium Device iPhone 13 Operating System iOS 16.4.1   My Question or Issue Album art work wont load for local files on my iPhone. Over the past few years I have uploaded 100+ loca...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Downloads not removing once deleted from computer

Hello! I have been having this problem for a while. When I delete a song from my device (Dell laptop, windows 10) it doesn't remove it from the app. I can't listen to it, but it won't remove itself from my library. I have tried clearing my cache, and...

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  • Hello! I have been having this problem for a while. When I delete a song from my device (Dell laptop, windows 10) it doesn't remove it from the app. I can't listen to it, but it won't remove itself f...
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Superuser Contribution Local files grey out & skip on the queue but still play if selected

Plan:PremiumCountry:Colombia DeviceIphone 13Operating SystemiOS 16.5 Issue:I have started adding local files to my Spotify library some days ago, and I've been having this recurring problem in which the files grey out after some time & skip in the qu...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Colombia   Device Iphone 13 Operating System iOS 16.5   Issue: I have started adding local files to my Spotify library some days ago, and I've been having ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone XROperating SystemiOS 16.4 My Question or Issuehi, i'm trying to add local files from my files onto spotify on my iphone xr. i've tried just switching on "add local files" in settings but nothing has imported from fil...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone XR Operating System iOS 16.4   My Question or Issue hi, i'm trying to add local files from my files onto spotify on my iphone xr. i've tri...
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Superuser Contribution Show Local Files keeps toggling OFF by itself

PlanPremium Device/Operating SystemMacOS 12.2.1 My Question or IssueFor some inexplicable reason, the "Show Local Files" option will continue turning itself off after a few days. I haven't moved any of the associated folders or any other setting that...

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  • Plan Premium   Device/Operating System MacOS 12.2.1   My Question or Issue For some inexplicable reason, the "Show Local Files" option will continue turning itself off after a few da...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files wont Sync from Windows to iOS

PlanPremium- Individual PlanCountryUSADevicePC and iOSOperating SystemWindows 11 and iOS 16 My Question or IssueWhen I add songs from local files to a playlist on my computer, then add those local files to a playlist, they show up on my phone as well...

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  • Plan Premium- Individual Plan Country USA Device PC and iOS Operating System Windows 11 and iOS 16   My Question or Issue When I add songs from local files to a playlist on my computer...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't unlike old local songs

PlanPremiumDeviceiPhone 8 and laptopOperating SystemiOS 13 and Windows 10 My Question or IssueAt the time the new Your Library UI came out, I had several songs in a playlist that I had added to a playlist and uploaded to my phone from my local files....

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  • Plan Premium Device iPhone 8 and laptop Operating System iOS 13 and Windows 10   My Question or Issue At the time the new Your Library UI came out, I had several songs in a pla...
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Superuser Contribution Can't get local files from phone to Spotify App

PlanPremiumDeviceXiomi Pocophone f1Operating SystemAndroid (version 9) My Question or IssueHey Spotify,I have some files on my phone's music player that I have recently seen on Spotify.But a week or two ago they have disappeared from my local files l...

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  • Plan Premium Device Xiomi Pocophone f1 Operating System Android (version 9)   My Question or Issue Hey Spotify, I have some files on my phone's music player that I have recently se...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Sync Not Working

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 13 Pro, DesktopOperating SystemiOS 15.0.1, Windows 10 My Question or IssueI'm having the same problem of trying to get my local files to sync between my iphone and my pc. I've tried as many solutions as I c...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone 13 Pro, Desktop Operating System iOS 15.0.1, Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm having the same problem of trying to get my local fi...
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Superuser Contribution Local files stop uploading

Plan/Premiumusa iPhone 6sOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I am trying to upload local files to my phone. It goes very slowly. It will load 2 or 3 songs and then stop. If I restart the app it will do another couple of songs. Since I am ...

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  • Plan /Premium usa   iPhone 6s Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I am trying to upload local files to my phone. It goes very slowly. It will load 2 or...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution MP3's/ Downloaded songs stop working

Whenever I upload an MP3 to spotify and put it into a playlist it seems to work just fine, but only for a few weeks. Inevitably the mp3 greys out from my playlists, refuses to play regularly unless I select it myself, then inevitably stops being avai...

  • Casual Listener
  • Whenever I upload an MP3 to spotify and put it into a playlist it seems to work just fine, but only for a few weeks. Inevitably the mp3 greys out from my playlists, refuses to play regularly unless I...
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Superuser Contribution Suddenly unable to see/search my local files

Exactly as the title describes - I wanted to add some local files to my playlist but I simply cannot find them! And non of my other local files are showing either unless I go to a playlist where I know I have them. Any ideas? Have only noticed this w...

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  • Exactly as the title describes - I wanted to add some local files to my playlist but I simply cannot find them! And non of my other local files are showing either unless I go to a playlist where I kn...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Assorting to Artist

So lately, I've been neatly sorting my Spotify local files to have the correct name, cover art and artist. I do this by using a third-party application ( Mp3tag ) However, I've come to notice that Spotify keeps assorting my songs to the artist that I...

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  • So lately, I've been neatly sorting my Spotify local files to have the correct name, cover art and artist. I do this by using a third-party application ( Mp3tag ) However, I've come to notice that Sp...
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Superuser Contribution Why won’t my local file that’s missing metadata download?

Plan - Premium, 4 month trialCountry - United StstesDevice - iPhone 11Operating System - iOS 15.0.2 My Question or Issue I have local files which i downloaded online which are missing the Artist. It plays on my computer fine but will not sync to my p...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan - Premium, 4 month trial Country - United Ststes Device - iPhone 11 Operating System - iOS 15.0.2   My Question or Issue   I have local files which i downloaded online w...
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Superuser Contribution Newer Local Files refuse to play

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueEverything else works just fine, even the older local files that I've downloaded like a year ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Everyth...
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