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Changing the heart button to a plus

Hey there, We wanted to let you know that our design team is currently testing a new layout for the button responsible for adding items to Your Library and your playlists on iOS. The team is exploring revamping the look and some of the functions of t...

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Feedback on sharing the "Your Top Songs 2022" playlist

Hey there, Thanks for continuing to help us improve the Wrapped experience every year by sharing your valuable feedback. Let's get this thread going by posting your constructive feedback on the sharing of the "Your Top Songs 2022" playlist. This'll d...

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If your Wrapped is not appearing, check out this thread.

Hey there, We're receiving reports that Wrapped 2022 isn't appearing for some users. This can be due to one of the following reasons: Wrapped is not accessible in all regions due to varying criteria. Not all user accounts are eligible for the Wrapped...

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Your 2022 Wrapped feedback thread

Hey there, Glad to see you here. This means you're about to take your time and post the most valuable content of all - feedback from our users. If your Wrapped is not appearing, check out this thread. For all other feedback, post in the thread here. ...

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Deprecating Preview clips

Hi everyone, The Song Previews of playlists, albums, artist, track pages and Liked Songs were recently deprecated. Preview clips will still be available on any assisted curation and the Add songs feature under Liked Songs and playlists. Your construc...

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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 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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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 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 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 ...
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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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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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Solved!! Converting old local files playlists to regular Spotify songs

Hello, This seems like an incredibly basic thing, but I just can't seem to find any information on it. I have a bunch of Spotify playlists I created years ago from importing local files from iTunes. That MacBook with the actual files is long gone, bu...

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  • Hello,   This seems like an incredibly basic thing, but I just can't seem to find any information on it.   I have a bunch of Spotify playlists I created years ago from importing local f...
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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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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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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 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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