Equalizer still not working..


Equalizer still not working..

Casual Listener






Iphone 6S

Operating System

iOS 12


My Question or Issue

After upgrading to iOS12 end of last year the equalizer built-in to the Spotify app stopped working when playing back over an AirPlay device. This has clearly nothing to do with a limitation of iOS, as I was initally told by Spotify's tech support, as the equalizer of the Vox app works just fine when playing via AirPlay. Will Spotify ever fix this, or do I just forget about the Spotify app and just move on to using the Vox app?? For a music app it is pretty critical that users can adjust bass, treble etc. levels depending on the device they are using to listen to the music...


3 Replies

Re: Equalizer still not working..

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Hi there!

I know it sounds simple, but it's often overlooked. Could you try restarting your device? If that doesn't help, try a quick clean reinstall of the app. Just follow these steps.

If you're still having trouble, could you let me know the exact version of Spotify and the exact version of the operating system you're running?

I'll see what I can suggest next!

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Re: Equalizer still not working..

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I have tried re-installing already. iOS 12.1.2 and Spotify

Re: Equalizer still not working..


Exactly the same issue for me. Spotify EQ works fine when playing on the Spotify Iphone app. 

When switching to Airplay over AppleTV, EQ frezzes. Not possible to adjust or switch on/off. 


Any fix?


devises are switched on/off and have latest SW.