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iOS Local Files: Easier import with the Files app

It is now easier to import Local Files into the Spotify iOS app through the Files app on your iOS device. A computer and WiFi network are not required to use this new import method. This means that you can now import Local Files into the Spotify iOS ...

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  • 31mwp7shpmdorxy6haqf
  • Spotify
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Solved!! iPhone 5 - playlists are not loaded

Hi, I've recently got a problem with spotify app on iOS: the playlists section, when opened, remains in 'loading' state indefinitely. So what I see is the 'spinning circle' and empty list. I tried to reinstall app -- the same result. I also checked t...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I've recently got a problem with spotify app on iOS: the playlists section, when opened, remains in 'loading' state indefinitely. So what I see is the 'spinning circle' and empty list.  I ...
  • rakeshprinceton
  • Newbie
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Recently Added option for Albums/Songs/Artists

With the new Your Music feature on iOS device, is there a way to see recently added ALBUMS or ARTIST ? theres a way to sort by Recently Added on the desktop but is there a way to see them sorted like that on an iphone? Many thanks in advance.

  • Newbie
  • With the new Your Music feature on iOS device, is there a way to see recently added ALBUMS or ARTIST ? theres a way to sort by Recently Added on the desktop but is there a way to see them sorted like...
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Spotify premium not working

I have been a premium member of spotify for about a year but when I tried to use one of my playlists earlier it said I wasn't a premium member and I would have to upgrade. Everything was working fine yesterday. I have deleted and reinstalled my app o...

  • Newbie
  • I have been a premium member of spotify for about a year but when I tried to use one of my playlists earlier it said I wasn't a premium member and I would have to upgrade. Everything was working fine...
  • Peter__
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Can't sync music to offline playlists

Okay, so a few weeks ago I could sync music for offline use in my playlists fine, but it just suddenly stopped letting me. It shows the loading spin thing like it is downloading then just stops and won't download. Usually when it's downloading, and I...

  • Casual Listener
  • Okay, so a few weeks ago I could sync music for offline use in my playlists fine, but it just suddenly stopped letting me. It shows the loading spin thing like it is downloading then just stops and w...
  • Peter__
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Playlist is resumed at the wrong place after playing song added to queue

On my iPad, I am listening to a playlist and then I longclick a song and add it to the queue. Next it plays the song I just added and when that is finished I expect it to resume in the playlist where it was before, but instead it plays the song I add...

  • Casual Listener
  • On my iPad, I am listening to a playlist and then I longclick a song and add it to the queue. Next it plays the song I just added and when that is finished I expect it to resume in the playlist where...
  • Peter__
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How do I delete messages I sent to another user's inbox on my Macbook Air?

I have some messages that I sent to another Spotify Premium user via their inbox that I would like to delete.. please tell me how I can do this.. thank you

  • Newbie
  • I have some messages that I sent to another Spotify Premium user via their inbox that I would like to delete..  please tell me how I can do this.. thank you
  • Peter__
  • Community Legend
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Incorrect song information on lock screen for local files

Hello, When using the new version of Spotify, I noticed that when I am playing local songs that are synced from my PC, the song information on the iOS lock screen does not update. This also causes the song to not show when connected to BlueTooth Audi...

  • Visitor
  • Hello,   When using the new version of Spotify, I noticed that when I am playing local songs that are synced from my PC, the song information on the iOS lock screen does not update.  Th...
  • Peter__
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Only some of my music will download to my device!!

Only a certain amount of albums in the new "Your Music" section will download. After that point, no more of my albums would download. I have premium and I am using the 1.1.0 on my iPhone 5S with over 5 GB of free storage. Any help would be appreciate...

  • Casual Listener
  • Only a certain amount of albums in the new "Your Music" section will download. After that point, no more of my albums would download. I have premium and I am using the 1.1.0 on my iPhone 5S with over...
  • youlikesam
  • Casual Listener
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Spotify Unlimited

I have been using Spotify Unlimited on my desktop and laptop successfully for quite a while. I now have an Ipad but I can't seem to load my same account onto it. Can someone help me please? Thanks

  • Casual Listener
  • I have been using Spotify Unlimited on my desktop and laptop successfully for quite a while. I now have an Ipad but I can't seem to load my same account onto it. Can someone help me please? Thanks
  • CliffG
  • Casual Listener
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Gapless Playback broken with new update

Gapless Playback is not working with the new april update. Very annoying to hear a sudden pause between gapless tracks.

  • Visitor
  • Gapless Playback is not working with the new april update. Very annoying to hear a sudden pause between gapless tracks.
  • user-removed
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Multiple Album Versions

Even with the latest update to the iOS app, I am still not able to find the other versions of albums that have multiple versions... Am I missing something? I don't understand why when I pay for a premium account to be able to listen to what I want, I...

  • Newbie
  • Even with the latest update to the iOS app, I am still not able to find the other versions of albums that have multiple versions... Am I missing something? I don't understand why when I pay for a pre...
  • blahsi
  • Roadie
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problems with pause, play, rewind, ff since upgrade Iphone 4s

So since the latest upgrade, when I go to stop, pause, skip back or forward within my playlist, it often gets 'stuck' and either won't do it at all or will take a while to do so. Sometimes it also plays back like it's on fast forward as well! Don't k...

  • Music Fan
  • So since the latest upgrade, when I go to stop, pause, skip back or forward within my playlist, it often gets 'stuck' and either won't do it at all or will take a while to do so.  Sometimes it a...
  • stacyb
  • Music Fan
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Playlists stop syncing on a random song

My Spotify on iphone 5 (ios 7.1) won't sync properly. When I set a playlist to offline it starts syncing and then always stops at a random song and won't sync any more, so I only get a few songs on any new playlist and there is no way of just telling...

  • Newbie
  • My Spotify on iphone 5 (ios 7.1) won't sync properly.  When I set a playlist to offline it starts syncing and then always stops at a random song and won't sync any more, so I only get a few song...
  • Peter__
  • Community Legend
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New songs list under my music doesn't play offline

So I can choose to make a playlist or album available offline, but not the list of songs? The new checkmark instead of the star is fine, but I personally don't see a point if I now have to send each song to a playlist before I can play it offline.

  • Newbie
  • So I can choose to make a playlist or album available offline, but not the list of songs? The new checkmark instead of the star is fine, but I personally don't see a point if I now have to send each ...
  • Peter__
  • Community Legend
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Playlist won't repeat

I know the repeat function is supposed to repeat a whole playlist, not a song, but it doesn't work consistently.Often I will only hear 3 or 4 songs before playback stops and I'm forced to hit next or select another song.Anyone else having this issue?

  • Casual Listener
  • I know the repeat function is supposed to repeat a whole playlist, not a song, but it doesn't work consistently. Often I will only hear 3 or 4 songs before playback stops and I'm forced to hit next ...
  • shineegirl22
  • Newbie
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Ipad app freezes even when I delete it and download again

I'm a newbie to spotify ...signed up online and then downloaded the ipad app.....when I press the spotify tab it just freezes ....I have re installed numerous times but it keeps doing it....help

  • Newbie
  • I'm a newbie to spotify ...signed up online and then downloaded the ipad app.....when I press the spotify tab it just freezes ....I have re installed numerous times but it keeps doing it....help
  • Peter__
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[BUG] "All Tracks" and no playlists underneath..

I use Playlist folders and have multiple levels of playlists for different moods, etc. etc. Whenever I am deeply nested in these playlists and quit the app, when I re-open the app I see: Then I have to back out using the arrow a few time to get back ...

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  • Visitor
  • I use Playlist folders and have multiple levels of playlists for different moods, etc. etc.   Whenever I am deeply nested in these playlists and quit the app, when I re-open the app I see: ...
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Tracks added to Your Music on desktop don't show in iOS app

I was given the Your Music feature today, so I enthusiastically selected all 7000+ tracks in my Starred playlist and saved them to the Your Music section. This worked great in the desktop app (which I think is still version 0.9.7 because I don't have...

  • Casual Listener
  • I was given the Your Music feature today, so I enthusiastically selected all 7000+ tracks in my Starred playlist and saved them to the Your Music section. This worked great in the desktop app (which ...
  • Christoffer
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Solved!! RFLKT (+)

Hi there, I'm a cyclist, and I use the Wahoo Fitness RFLKT+ device which controls my iPhone 5. It also controls the Apple music player from the iPhone. I would like it to use Spotify instead. Is this something Spotify can request Wahoo, or should it ...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there,   I'm a cyclist, and I use the Wahoo Fitness RFLKT+ device which controls my iPhone 5.  It also controls the Apple music player from the iPhone. I would like it to use Spoti...
  • ontwerp
  • Music Fan
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