Transferring local PC files to iPhone

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Transferring local PC files to iPhone

dapootiscreeper
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Is there a way to download my local files from my PC to my iPhone? I tried creating a playlist with the tracks on my PC but when I enter on my phone the playlist is empty.

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Hello, Help arrive!
If you are experiencing:
A. Grey title in Playlist
B. Cannot play mp3/m4a on iPhone

Please make sure the songs import into Spotify:
a. Not protected by DRM
b.In supported format (https://support.spotify.com/us/using_spotify/features/listen-to-local-files/)

Steps:
1.Make sure your computer and mobile devices (iPhone) in the same WiFi network.
2.Remove the playlist which you find the problem
3.Remove and re-add the "Local Sources" - Make sure all songs synced.
3.1 Reopen Spotify app (MAC) [in case if you added too many songs] [Recommend to do]
4.Make sure all the songs which added can be played in Spotify (Mac)
5.Make whole new playlists (Recommend using different name from preventing sync error)
6.On Mac, check all the songs in playlist whether they can be played or not.
7.Download playlist on your devices(iPhone)

Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Re: Transferring local PC files to iPhone

user-removed
Not applicable

Hello, Help arrive!
If you are experiencing:
A. Grey title in Playlist
B. Cannot play mp3/m4a on iPhone

Please make sure the songs import into Spotify:
a. Not protected by DRM
b.In supported format (https://support.spotify.com/us/using_spotify/features/listen-to-local-files/)

Steps:
1.Make sure your computer and mobile devices (iPhone) in the same WiFi network.
2.Remove the playlist which you find the problem
3.Remove and re-add the "Local Sources" - Make sure all songs synced.
3.1 Reopen Spotify app (MAC) [in case if you added too many songs] [Recommend to do]
4.Make sure all the songs which added can be played in Spotify (Mac)
5.Make whole new playlists (Recommend using different name from preventing sync error)
6.On Mac, check all the songs in playlist whether they can be played or not.
7.Download playlist on your devices(iPhone)

Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Re: Transferring local PC files to iPhone

oerwhat
Casual Listener

PLEASE HELP

I'm having trouble with this and nothing is working. My mobile and PC are on the same network and I have imported the files to my PC (mp3 format). I can now listen to the files on my PC. I then put the files into a playlist and changed it's name to 'imported'. When I go to my mobile, I can see the same playlist and hit download but nothing happens. Can someone help me? I have even tried disabling my PC's firewall as I've read that has helped some poeple but not for me. Is it because the music I am importing could be protected my DRM? I'm not sure but I don't think it is...

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