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Exploring new ways of adding items to "Your Library"

Hey there folks, Our design team has started exploring new ways to add items to "Your Library". This is why we'd love to hear your feedback on the new implementations, because those changes are done with the goal to better your experience on our plat...

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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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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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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...

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Does Spotify use Verizon data if I sync my playlists on WIFI and ONLY listen in offline mode?

I am kind of confused and have not been able to find an answer to my question. I have an iPhone 5 with Verizon and don't have unlimited data per month, i have the smallest data plan. My question is, if I download all my music onto playlists and then ...

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  • I am kind of confused and have not been able to find an answer to my question. I have an iPhone 5 with Verizon and don't have unlimited data per month, i have the smallest data plan. My question is, ...
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iPhone 5 won't show on devices list

My iPhone and computer are connected to the same WiFi, i tried restarting them both and it didn't work, made sure that spotify is allowed through my firewall, and it still does not work. I have been able to sync local files before but now it's not wo...

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  • My iPhone and computer are connected to the same WiFi, i tried restarting them both and it didn't work, made sure that spotify is allowed through my firewall, and it still does not work. I have been ...
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I am new

Hello, I'm GG and I am new here. My problem is the following: I created a playlist, as well as My Music in my PC, now I want to play it on my iPad, however when I try to play it another album appears and I cannot play my music. What I'm I doing wrong...

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  • Hello, I'm GG and I am new here.  My problem is the following:  I created a playlist, as well as My Music  in my PC, now I want to play it on my iPad, however when I try to play it ano...
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Can't play any of my synced tracks anymore

After the recent update for the iPhone 5, I couldn't play any of my synced tracks anymore. I can see my device pop up under "Devices", but it won't play any of them on my phone. I tried deleting the app and redownloading, but no change. Now it just w...

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  • After the recent update for the iPhone 5, I couldn't play any of my synced tracks anymore. I can see my device pop up under "Devices", but it won't play any of them on my phone. I tried deleting the ...
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Ipad equalizer or ability to sync with itunes?

I've had spotify for a while now and I absolutely love the app...except when the hell are you programers going to dedicate time to ipad users? I dont want an iphone and I use my ipad everyday! When is there going to be an equalizer of some sort FINAL...

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  • I've had spotify for a while now and I absolutely love the app...except when the hell are you programers going to dedicate time to ipad users? I dont want an iphone and I use my ipad everyday! When i...
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App for iPad/iPhone with 123 Top List!

Hello, As the titel says - An app were 123 toplist is displayed - Is it out there? If bought 2-3 apps at this point, none of them had it.

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  • Hello,   As the titel says - An app were 123 toplist is displayed - Is it out there? If bought 2-3 apps at this point, none of them had it.
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Sharing songs on Spotify with friends

Hi, With the newest update to Spotify I can't seem to share songs with certain friends, they don't appear on my Spotify friends list eventhough they are still on Spotify? Thanks Nalini

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  • Hi,   With the newest update to Spotify I can't seem to share songs with certain friends, they don't appear on my Spotify friends list eventhough they are still on Spotify?   Thanks...
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Local files won't sync on Iphone 5

This is unbelievebly frustrating. I am connected to the same WiFi for my iPhone and computer, my firewall alows spotify, and the files are mp3. They show in the playlist on my iphone but they stay faded gray and I can't play them. I've synced local f...

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  • This is unbelievebly frustrating. I am connected to the same WiFi for my iPhone and computer, my firewall alows spotify, and the files are mp3. They show in the playlist on my iphone but they stay fa...
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Playlist will not download on iphone and ipad

my playlists will not download, and it has been like this for over 3 months now. its like this on my iphone 4 and ipod. it doesn`t start syncing, sometimes i turn the syncing off and on again, and it starts, but it doesn`t work then eighter, instead ...

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  • my playlists will not download, and it has been like this for over 3 months now. its like this on my iphone 4 and ipod. it doesn`t start syncing, sometimes i turn the syncing off and on again, and it...
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Mixing Playlists on Mobile

I love having my playlists synced. The only thing is I either listen to a mixed playlist of songs or one particular artist playlist. I wish there was a way to shuffle all my saved music and a way to mix saved lists together. So if I went into a list,...

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  • I love having my playlists synced. The only thing is I either listen to a mixed playlist of songs or one particular artist playlist. I wish there was a way to shuffle all my saved music and a way to ...
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On Spotify Free 30 day premium trial - no access on phone

Hi, I signed up for the free 30 day trial on. However, when I try to play my playlists on my phone, it still says I need to get spotify premium. I have tried logging, logging out, and ensured that I am indeed usign teh same account. Thanks, Mike

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  • Hi, I signed up for the free 30 day trial on. However, when I try to play my playlists on my phone, it still says I need to get spotify premium. I have tried logging, logging out, and ensured that I ...
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songs won't sync to iphone 4s, tried eveything, please help

I have an iphone 4s with all the updates, a premium spotify account with the most recent mobile ap. Whenever I try to sync songs to my phone the spinning icon next to the first song starts to spin but nothing ever actually syncs. This lasts for a ver...

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  • I have an iphone 4s with all the updates, a premium spotify account with the most recent mobile ap.  Whenever I try to sync songs to my phone the spinning icon next to the first song starts to s...
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Suddenly can't sync playlists on iPhone 5, iOS 6.1.4

I was downloading several playlists at once—perhaps that's the problem. In any case, I've followed Spotify's suggestions: plug in the charger, turn off auto-lock... I don't think I'm anywhere near the 3,000-plus song limit. I've stopped trying to dow...

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  • I was downloading several playlists at once—perhaps that's the problem. In any case, I've followed Spotify's suggestions: plug in the charger, turn off auto-lock...  I don't think I'm anywhere n...
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Unable to open updated Spotify app on the iPhone

Hello, I was wondering if someone could help me out. I'm running Spotify on my iPhone 4S and after the latest update (7/2/13), I haven't been able to open the application. Every time I try to open the app, the screen flashes and takes me back to the ...

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  • Hello, I was wondering if someone could help me out. I'm running Spotify on my iPhone 4S and after the latest update (7/2/13), I haven't been able to open the application. Every time I try to open th...
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Mobile Issue with latest update 0.7.1

Since I've updated I haven't been able to use the search function. It keeps saying the search failed. I decided to reinstall hoping this would get fixed.Next time I open the app, my playlists have 0 songs in them and nothing works. I can't sync anyth...

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  • Since I've updated I haven't been able to use the search function. It keeps saying the search failed. I decided to reinstall hoping this would get fixed. Next time I open the app, my playlists hav...
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Premium account not showing new Now Playing view on iPhone

I was a confused at today's update notes, since I have had the Discover feature on my iphone for quite some time already and after doing some reasearch realized that I am likely part of a smaller group of Premium users that have been part of a 'beta'...

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  • I was a confused at today's update notes, since I have had the Discover feature on my iphone for quite some time already and after doing some reasearch realized that I am likely part of a smaller gro...
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Solved!! iOS v0.7.1

According to the 'What's New' section on iTunes, this version features a "shiny, new Now Playing view, featuring the 'Up Next' queue on iPhone." Well, I can't find it. Am I missing something here?

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  • According to the 'What's New' section on iTunes, this version features a "shiny, new Now Playing view, featuring the 'Up Next' queue on iPhone." Well, I can't find it. Am I missing something here?
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Spotify crashing when trying to open on iPad after latest update

Description After latest update on iPad, Spotify app crashes when I try to open it. A more detailed description, using numbered steps 1. First I tried to open Spotify. 2. Then Spotify crashed and shutdown. 3. I also cleared history, cookies, deleted ...

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  • Description After latest update on iPad, Spotify app crashes when I try to open it.   A more detailed description, using numbered steps 1. First I tried to open Spotify. 2. Then Spotif...
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Songs won't start play sometimes.

Hi, iPhone 4S, last iOS update (but not update specific, happening longer now) Sometimes when I open Spotify on iPhone (but it also happens on my fixed cable at home), it just won't work or it's slow. The problem shows itself as loading a song, but t...

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  • Hi,   iPhone 4S, last iOS update (but not update specific, happening longer now) Sometimes when I open Spotify on iPhone (but it also happens on my fixed cable at home), it just won't work...
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Solved!! Crashhh iphone 5 after update

In updated spotify today to the newest version. But since I did that i'm unable to open the app. It just crashes before it even start up. Help!!?

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  • In updated spotify today to the newest version. But since I did that i'm unable to open the app. It just crashes before it even start up. Help!!?
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