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Solved!! What's the difference between saving a song to your library versus adding a song to a playlist?

I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, but I've dug around a bit and I'm still not totally clear on this. My understanding is that you can only save 10,000 songs to your library, but you can add an unlimited number of songs to playlists. Is that corre...

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Solved!! Homescreen Playlist suggestions based on time/day

Hello, i wonder where or if i can find the playlists that Spotify apps used to suggest when you started the apps and were based on the current time of the day.For example on weekend nights there were suggestions for either party music, or chillout/ s...

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Solved!! Can't find/play a song

PlanPremiumCountry SlovakiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have search for artist **bleep** chambers and song Judas Goat. I was not able to find it via client. When googling for this song, I have found link https://open.spoti...

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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 P remium 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 recent...
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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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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 ...
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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 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...

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  •   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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files Not Syncing on iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone XWindows PCOperating SystemiOS 15.0Windows 10My Question or IssueLocal files work fine on my PC, but I am unable to sync my local files with my iPhone. I've gone through all of the steps on all of the troubleshooting...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone X Windows PC Operating System iOS 15.0 Windows 10 My Question or Issue Local files work fine on my PC, but I am unable to sync my local files with my...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How do I get artists to show up separately on a local file?

In an effort to put some local files onto my Spotify playlists, I thought I would organise them properly using the artist names, albums, etc. However, when I try to separate the artist names so they show up as distinct from one another, it doesn't wo...

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  • In an effort to put some local files onto my Spotify playlists, I thought I would organise them properly using the artist names, albums, etc.   However, when I try to separate the artist names...
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Superuser Contribution No Local Files Folder Created

PlanPremiumDeviceDellOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've tried to enable local files on the Spotify app on my desktop, but it won't create a folder that displays the local files. I have tried uninstalling, restarting my computer, and ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Dell Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've tried to enable local files on the Spotify app on my desktop, but it won't create a folder that displays ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Not Working- Nothing Helped

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 11 My Question or IssueI've tried every other local file thread on here, and nothing has worked. I cleared my cache, and uninstalled the app on both devices. I'm on the same account and wifi network- I tried 2 networ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 11   My Question or Issue I've tried every other local file thread on here, and nothing has worked. I cleared my cache, and uninstalled the app on ...
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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...

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  • 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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Local Files

Spotify Premium Family PlanPremiumUSA DeviceiPhone 12 Pro Max, Macbook Air 13-inch 201714.4.2 on iPhone, macOS Big Sur Version 11.3 Beta on Macbook Air My Question or Issue: I have "Show Local Files" turned on on my desktop software, but in the left ...

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files Section missing (And yes i've turned it on in settings)

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DeviceDesktop (Asus Zenbook)Operating SystemWindows 10 I dont see my local files section on the spotify desktop. In the settings i have turned on the local files option (Show local Files). I've attached a picture where y...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device Desktop (Asus Zenbook) Operating System Windows 10   I dont see my local files section on the spotify desktop. In the settings i have tur...
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Superuser Contribution Can't load local files

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System I am using Windows10 on a Microsoft Surface. I cannot find the dropdown to add "local files" as an option. All the options I have are playlists, artists...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System   I am using Windows10 on a Microsoft Surface.  I cannot find the dropdo...
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Superuser Contribution Local files imported and appear to be playable, but arent.

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueLocal files have been properly imported from correct foldee on PC and all mp3's are playable outside of Spotify. The songs show as playable the "local files" section aswell...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Local files have been properly imported from correct foldee on PC and all mp3's are playable outside o...
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Superuser Contribution iPhone: offline sync spins forever (single track test)

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.DeviceiPhone 12Operating SystemiOS latest My Question or IssueI want to sync some local files to my iPhone, which never works, despite following all of Spotify's instructions perfectly.As a test, I added one mp3 file (3mb 256kb)...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S. Device iPhone 12 Operating System iOS latest   My Question or Issue I want to sync some local files to my iPhone, which never works, despite following all of ...
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Superuser Contribution Local files not syncing from computer to iphone

PlanPremiumCountryUS Deviceiphone 7 and windows pc My Question or IssueI have 3 local files that I got onto my pc that play fine and have been downloaded fine on there. However I would also like to play them on my phone and they only show up as grey ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device iphone 7 and windows pc   My Question or Issue I have 3 local files that I got onto my pc that play fine and have been downloaded fine on there. Ho...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution local files not syncing to my phone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicecomputer: microsoft surface pro 6Phone: iPhone 12 proOperating SystemIOS 14 and Windows 10 My Question or IssueI downloaded local files onto my computer, put them all into a playlist and downloaded the playlist. When I went...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device computer: microsoft surface pro 6 Phone: iPhone 12 pro Operating System IOS 14 and Windows 10   My Question or Issue I downloaded local files onto my c...
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