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Lyrics not showing

Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone XR Operating System iOS 15.0.2 Spotify 8.6.80.1180 My Question or Issue Apparently everyone in the world got the lyrics with the update. Expect me. How do I fix this ? Or rather how will YOU fix this ?! Empti...

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  • frankiaro
  • Newbie
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Downloading music on Apple Watch

Hey folks!Here's a few tips & tricks to share about downloading music from Spotify on your Apple Watch! - If you're looking to get started, check this out! Not seeing the 'Download to Apple Watch'-button yet? Make sure your Spotify app is up-to-date ...

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  • Ver
  • Spotify Legend
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Solved!! I have a different interface compared to my friends

Plan Premium Country Hong Kong Device iPhone XS Operating System iOS 13.1.3 My Question or Issue I have just start using Spotify and I realise my interface in artists is different from those of my friends. My friends have the number of liked songs un...

  • Newbie
  • n0hero
  • Casual Listener
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IPad issues

I have recently started experiencing issues with the iPad app:1) I am usually only able to listen to the first song I select. If I try to skip to the next song the play head stays at 0:00. This is affecting any song i try to stream, as well as any se...

  • Newbie
  • I have recently started experiencing issues with the iPad app: 1) I am usually only able to listen to the first song I select. If I try to skip to the next song the play head stays at 0:00. This is ...
  • DasPeter
  • Community Legend
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I phone 6 issue

Hi I am having an issue with spotify on my iPhone ... When I press the home button the music automatically turns off or when the screen times out and goes black... The screen has to be on spotify in order for it to work ... I think it is only happeni...

  • Newbie
  • Hi I am having an issue with spotify on my iPhone ... When I press the home button the music automatically turns off or when the screen times out and goes black... The screen has to be on spotify in ...
  • PhantomDiesel
  • Roadie
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FYI: special characters in playlist name affects offline sync

I had an issue where I was unable to sync a playlist for offline availability on my iPhone 6. I think I traced the issue: I had a special character (a plus sign, i.e. "+") in my playlist name, which was somehow preventing me from syncing my music. I ...

  • Newbie
  • I had an issue where I was unable to sync a playlist for offline availability on my iPhone 6.     I think I traced the issue: I had a special character (a plus sign, i.e. "+") i...
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Spotify won't sync offline playlists

After an error message said that I lost download capablilites on my iPhone 6 Plus, all of my downloaded playlists were reset. All of my local tracks were lost, and now most of them won't sync. On some playlists, it syncs half of the songs, and on oth...

  • Regular
  • After an error message said that I lost download capablilites on my iPhone 6 Plus, all of my downloaded playlists were reset. All of my local tracks were lost, and now most of them won't sync. On som...
  • vturner830
  • Newbie
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Saved songs gone

All of my saved songs over night just disappeared and changed to the most random songs that I don't even know

  • Casual Listener
  • All of my saved songs over night just disappeared and changed to the most random songs that I don't even know
  • dinomight
  • Spotify Star
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Plays one song only

When I shuffle then go to another playlist then come back to the original one I was on the same song will come up on shuffle and I can't do anything to fix it it won't change to any other song but that song and it started when I was playing with the ...

  • Newbie
  • When I shuffle then go to another playlist then come back to the original one I was on the same song will come up on shuffle and I can't do anything to fix it it won't change to any other song but th...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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Solved!! Spotify new features in offline mode

Is it possible to make the new Spotify Now and Running features avaliable in offline mode?

  • Regular
  • Is it possible to make the new Spotify Now and Running features avaliable in offline mode?
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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Spotify crashing can't open app

Anybody else having this problem. I cant open the app it just immediately closes.

  • Roadie
  • Anybody else having this problem. I cant open the app it just immediately closes. 
  • dinomight
  • Spotify Star
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  • spotify app won't work
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Spotify not showing devices, iPhone 6 (and PS4) not updating playlists

Hey guys, I've had this issue for a while now - I'm using my Macbook Pro and iPhone 6 (with Spotify Premium). When I add songs to my desktop playlist, the phone no longer auto updates (as it used to) and so my mobile version has playlists that are mi...

  • Newbie
  • Hey guys, I've had this issue for a while now - I'm using my Macbook Pro and iPhone 6 (with Spotify Premium). When I add songs to my desktop playlist, the phone no longer auto updates (as it used to)...
  • mastrwhil
  • Casual Listener
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Solved!! Is the available offline option now obsolete?

Hello folks, When accessing an album page now, we get the option to "save" it to our "you music" library. The thing is that when I save an album, it is being queued or, if I'm on wifi, being saved for offline use automatically.I found an old post whe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello folks,   When accessing an album page now, we get the option to "save" it to our "you music" library. The thing is that when I save an album, it is being queued or, if I'm on wifi, being...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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Spotify activ on background - still consumes battery - iOS8

Hi together, I thought it the hole time, but with the new feature in iOS8 I think it's true. Spotify drains so much battery power on my device, even if it's not used! I noticed that spotify is still active in background after I stopped the music hour...

  • Gig Goer
  • Hi together,   I thought it the hole time, but with the new feature in iOS8 I think it's true. Spotify drains so much battery power on my device, even if it ' s not used! I noticed t...
  • Alfonx
  • Casual Listener
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I just bought premium and it's not working

I signed out and signed back in and I deleted the app and re downloaded it. Nothing's working. What should I do?

  • Newbie
  • I signed out and signed back in and I deleted the app and re downloaded it. Nothing's working. What should I do?
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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Solved!! Lowercase 's' prepended to all strings when iOS language is Romainian

There is a regression in the latest release of Spotify for iOS, version 3.1.0, that affects devices that have the system language set to Romanian. It causes a lowercase 's' to be prepended to the start of all text strings within the app. If the iOS s...

  • Casual Listener
  • There is a regression in the latest release of Spotify for iOS, version 3.1.0, that affects devices that have the system language set to Romanian. It causes a lowercase 's' to be prepended ...
  • alexstana96
  • Newbie
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    iOS
    regression
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I do not get the characteristic of running spotify

last update the application and not running out spotify me, I have iphone ios 8.3 and 6 am premium, why not spotify running out?

  • Music Fan
  • last update the application and not running out spotify me, I have iphone ios 8.3 and 6 am premium, why not spotify running out?
  • luannai
  • Music Fan
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Low streaming quality

Hi,I just upgraded to Premium and set the streaming audio quality to be extreme (on my iPhone. On my Mac the quality is great!) but it still is pretty low.My internet connection is not the problem, it is about 500kB/s.Any idea what I can do?Thanks in...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I just upgraded to Premium and set the streaming audio quality to be extreme (on my iPhone. On my Mac the quality is great!) but it still is pretty low. My internet connection is not the proble...
  • linusg
  • Casual Listener
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    iphone
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    streaming
    streaming quality
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Cant find album by band kreator

Its a strange thing, cant find the album Enemy of God by the band kreator on my iphone 6 or in the windows dekstop client, however in the browser version using chrome it is available, i can add it to my music but cannot play it .And the music shows n...

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  • Casual Listener
  • Its a strange thing, cant find the album Enemy of God by the band kreator on my iphone 6 or in the windows dekstop client, however in the browser version using chrome it is available, i can add it to...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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iPad 1 not visible for other devices through Connect

My iPad 1 running on iOS 5.1.1 (latest spotifiy app from Aplle store) is somehow not visible for my other devices when I want to use Spotify Connect.iMac does see my Android phone, and phone does see my iMac without any problem. All devices are conne...

  • Casual Listener
  • My iPad 1 running on iOS 5.1.1 (latest spotifiy app from Aplle store) is somehow not visible for my other devices when I want to use Spotify Connect. iMac does see my Android phone, and phone does s...
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Recently added on IOS

Why cant you choose for recently added in à playlist.Because on android spotify app you can.Please explain me

  • Newbie
  • Why cant you choose for recently added in à playlist. Because on android spotify app you can. Please explain me
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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New update

Where is the new ruining feature they're advertising with an update?

  • Casual Listener
  • Where is the new ruining feature they're advertising with an update?
  • Pete
  • Roadie
  • 313 Views
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Wish List

I'd like to start a Wish list thread. I think the version I have .4.23.11 is severly lacking on the Iphone and if there's some features I mention here that do exist, please let me know. (Although the fact that I can't find them easily would be part o...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'd like to start a Wish list thread.    I think the version I have .4.23.11 is severly lacking on the Iphone and if there's some features I mention here that do exist, please let me know...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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  • 9 replies
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