iOS (iPhone, iPad)

Get help with Spotify for iOS devices

Start a topic

Forum Posts

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 ...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • Ver
  • Moderator
  • 62008 Views
  • 123 replies
  • 31 likes
  • 62008 Views
  • 123 replies
  • 31 likes

New Your Library view

Spotify has introduced a new version of Your Library to mobile users of the iOS and Android apps. Come on over to the main Community thread to get an overview of what's new and share your feedback: New Your Library view (iOS & Android)

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • 3007 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 4 likes
  • 3007 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 4 likes

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
  • 11365 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 11365 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Goes Into Radio Mode After FaceTime or Phone Call

Hi, sometimes after I hang up a FaceTime or phone call that I answered while I was listening to music, then go back to play my music, the current song stops and Spotify continues the playlist I was listening to in radio mode. Is there any reason this...

  • Regular
  • Hi, sometimes after I hang up a FaceTime or phone call that I answered while I was listening to music, then go back to play my music, the current song stops and Spotify continues the playlist I was l...
  • martinweiss
  • Regular
  • 323 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 323 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution How do I add my Alexa speakers to the speaker options on the Spotify app?

I log into the Spotify App, play song, select "Devices Available" or "Connect to a Device" and don’t see my Alexa devices. How can I add them to this list to choose from in the app? I am not interested in voice commands.

  • Not applicable
  • I log into the Spotify App, play song, select "Devices Available" or "Connect to a Device" and don’t see my Alexa devices. How can I add them to this list to choose from in the app? I am not interest...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
  • 56 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 56 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution When I pause a song, the cursor jumps to an earlier part in the song

If I pause a song, the cursor jumps to an earlier part in the song. Sometimes all the way back to the beginning. But then when I hit play it is playing it from the right part of the song. So I may be 2 minutes into the song, hit pause, the cursor wil...

  • Not applicable
  • If I pause a song, the cursor jumps to an earlier part in the song. Sometimes all the way back to the beginning. But then when I hit play it is playing it from the right part of the song. So I may be...
  • Dian
  • Moderator
  • 585 Views
  • 13 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 585 Views
  • 13 replies
  • 2 likes

Superuser Contribution I can't unhide a song.

I'm currently using an iOS device, specifically Iphone, I've been trying to unhide a song that i want to listen, I've tried uninstall and reinstall, nothing seems to work, I also tried to unhide it on my laptop but they say it can only be unhide on m...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm currently using an iOS device, specifically Iphone, I've been trying to unhide a song that i want to listen, I've tried uninstall and reinstall, nothing seems to work, I also tried to unhide it o...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 115 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 115 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Why can't I select individual songs in my own playlist?

I cannot select individual songs in my own playlist after I enhance it (I press the song, it does not respond). If I turn enhance off, it works. Worked in the past and stopped working once I got an iPhone 12.

  • Casual Listener
  • I cannot select individual songs in my own playlist after I enhance it (I press the song, it does not respond). If I turn enhance off, it works. Worked in the past and stopped working once I got an i...
  • AndresM
  • Moderator
  • 82 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 82 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Update list downloaded to Apple Watch

Hi. How can I update a list that it’s already dowloaded to the Apple Watch?, it’s a list I’m creating and adding new songs from time to time, but i couldn’t find any way to update it in the Watch than delete it and download again.Thanks!

  • Not applicable
  • Hi. How can I update a list that it’s already dowloaded to the Apple Watch?, it’s a list I’m creating and adding new songs from time to time, but i couldn’t find any way to update it in the Watch tha...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 40 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 40 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution spotify plays the next queued song when i press on a new song

i've been having an issue where whenever i have songs queued but i click on a new song, it will play the queued song instead of the song i just pressed on. it also happens when i press play on a playlist. it never used to do this before so i'm wonder...

  • Newbie
  • i've been having an issue where whenever i have songs queued but i click on a new song, it will play the queued song instead  of the song i just pressed on. it also happens when i press play on ...
  • Dian
  • Moderator
  • 259 Views
  • 9 replies
  • 2 likes
  • queue
    spotify playback issues
  • 259 Views
  • 9 replies
  • 2 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution IOS not showing list of songs in album

It has not happened before but today I am facing this on my IOS that when I open an album there would be the length of the album and how many songs are in it but it won't show any songs.I have tried closing and opening the app, then changing between ...

  • Casual Listener
  • It has not happened before but today I am facing this on my IOS that when I open an album there would be the length of the album and how many songs are in it but it won't show any songs. I have trie...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 86 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • album
    Album Art and Tracklist
  • 86 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Hearts included after every song on the liked songs page

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(iPhone 13 Pro Max)Operating System(iOS 15.4.1) My Question or IssueAnyone else think the hearts next to each song name on the liked song page (in your library) is redundant? There have been several instances now where I acc...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium Country US Device (iPhone 13 Pro Max) Operating System (iOS 15.4.1)   My Question or Issue Anyone else think the hearts next to each song name on the liked song page (in y...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 55 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 55 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Apple watch spotify app not showing updated podcast uploads when using cellular & CONNECTION DROPS

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceAPPLE WATCH SE, IPHONE SE 2020, AIRPODS PROOperating SystemWatch OS: 8.5.1, iOS 15.4.1, Airpods Pro 4c165 My Question or IssueISSUE #1: Apple watch spotify app not showing updated podcast uploads when using cellular. Only ...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device APPLE WATCH SE, IPHONE SE 2020, AIRPODS PRO Operating System Watch OS: 8.5.1, iOS 15.4.1, Airpods Pro 4c165   My Question or Issue ISSUE...
  • 89 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 89 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Track Continues to Play Despite Rewinding to the Very Start

Plan: PremiumCountry: United KingdomDevice: iPhone XR (Apple AirPods Generation 2)Operating System: IOS 15.4.1So for about a week now, the song I am currently listening to just carries on playing when I swipe down (and use the phone’s built-in music ...

042FA3F4-364F-40F0-956A-F969E701A412.jpeg
  • Music Fan
  •   Plan:  Premium Country: United Kingdom Device: iPhone XR (Apple AirPods Generation 2) Operating System: IOS 15.4.1 So for about a week now, the song I am currently listening ...
  • AndresM
  • Moderator
  • 215 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 215 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution No sé reflejo el pago en mi aplicación, solo en el portal web

Pague mi cuenta con tarjeta del Oxxo ayer por la tarde, pero no sé reflejo en la aplicación, aún me aparece que pague por una premium, pero ya la pague.Si se cobro la tarjeta ya que me aparece error cuando trato de corregir

  • Not applicable
  • Pague mi cuenta con tarjeta del Oxxo ayer por la tarde, pero no sé reflejo en la aplicación, aún me aparece que pague por una premium, pero ya la pague. Si se cobro la tarjeta ya que me aparece erro...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 39 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 39 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution How to get Spotify lyrics to show up

I’ve updated the app and have tried many different ways and the lyrics don’t show

  • Not applicable
  • I’ve updated the app and have tried many different ways and the lyrics don’t show
  • Jeremy
  • Moderator
  • 89 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 89 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify plays wrong version of song

Spotify plays wrong version. When i ask "play shake it off by Taylor swift" it plays a cover. Even if I say "play shake it off by Taylor swift original version" it plays the cover. It works when I ask it to play on YouTube music. Is there a fix for t...

  • Newbie
  • Spotify plays wrong version.  When i ask "play shake it off by Taylor swift" it plays a cover. Even if I say "play shake it off by Taylor swift original version" it plays the cover.  It w...
  • 62 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 62 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution I can't play pink floyd songs on my devices. Iphone, Ipad, Imac.

I can't play pink floyd songs on my devices. Iphone, Ipad, Imac. all the other artists I can reproduce them. my wife on iphone and ipad manages to reproduce the songs of pink floyd.we have a SPOTIFY DUO subscription.it's really frustrating because th...

  • Visitor
  • I can't play pink floyd songs on my devices. Iphone, Ipad, Imac. all the other artists I can reproduce them. my wife on iphone and ipad manages to reproduce the songs of pink floyd. we have a SPOTIF...
  • Mario
  • Moderator
  • 58 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 58 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution cannot delete songs in collaborative playlist

Hello, I'm using iOS app and i'm trying to remove songs from a collaborative playlist I did not create. I am able to successfully delete the songs that I add, but whenever I try to delete songs my peer added, it disappears for a second and the it pop...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I'm using iOS app and i'm trying to remove songs from a collaborative playlist I did not create. I am able to successfully delete the songs that I add, but whenever I try to delete songs ...
  • Mario
  • Moderator
  • 110 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 110 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Whenever I connect my earbuds, the loop button and lyrics etc disappear

The options disappear whenever I connect my earbuds for example the song cover doesn’t show and the loop button disappears. It just shows the title of the song, the like button and the shuffle button but when my headphones are connected, all the opti...

  • Visitor
  • The options disappear whenever I connect my earbuds for example the song cover doesn’t show and the loop button disappears. It just shows the title of the song, the like button and the shuffle button...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 52 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 52 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Local files not playing on iPhone 13

PlanPremium student CountryEnglandDevices iPhone 13 and MacBook Pro 2020 I’ve recently changed my phone so when setting up the new one I noticed my local files were greyed out and not able to play on my phone. I have followed all previous help pages ...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium student  Country England Devices iPhone 13 and MacBook Pro 2020   I’ve recently changed my phone so when setting up the new one I noticed my local files were greyed out...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 292 Views
  • 10 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 292 Views
  • 10 replies
  • 0 likes