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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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  • Kolbewinkelman
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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...

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  • n0hero
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Tracks visible in Spotify playlist on iPhone but can't make them available off line

Hi. I am new to Spotify so hopefully someone can help. I have managed to add half a dozen albums to my Spotify account and they are visible on my iPhone as playlists when I open the Spotify app. Trouble is that some albums have a green downward point...

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  • Hi. I am new to Spotify so hopefully someone can help. I have managed to add half a dozen albums to my Spotify account and they are visible on my iPhone as playlists when I open the Spotify app. Trou...
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Offline content won't synchronize all songs

Hi, I have spotify premium and i added some content from my own library. I am trying to sync these albums to my iphone but not all songs that i have in my playlists will sync to the iphone. On some playlists it is like 2 songs and others it only sync...

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  • Hi,    I have spotify premium and i added some content from my own library. I am trying to sync these albums to my iphone but not all songs that i have in my playlists will sync to the ...
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All hip hop albums only show edited songs.

Try searching for "Kanye West" -- every album only shows EDITED version I don't want to have to create playlists on my OSX Spotify to listen to on my mobile WTF

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  • Try searching for "Kanye West" -- every album only shows EDITED version I don't want to have to create playlists on my OSX Spotify to listen to on my mobile WTF
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Search time for albums by artist SLOW!

On the iPhone version of Spotify, has anyone else noticed that when you go to ["Search" -> "Artist" -> select artist to search by albums] that it loads super slow? I've tested it on 3G and Wi-Fi and it still occurs. Also deleted and reinstalled the a...

  • Casual Listener
  • On the iPhone version of Spotify, has anyone else noticed that when you go to ["Search" -> "Artist" -> select artist to search by albums] that it loads super slow?   I've tested it on 3G...
  • Daved152
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USB Car Audio Connectivity Issues

Use my iphone in our 2012 Chevy Equinox to play iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify. Connect to stereo using USB so that is displays album art and track info. Spotify is the only app that consistently disconnects my iphone from the car stereo. While listeni...

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  • Use my iphone in our 2012 Chevy Equinox to play iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify. Connect to stereo using USB so that is displays album art and track info. Spotify is the only app that consistently dis...
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Spotify stops playing in about 3 hours! Need help!

I am playing Spotify at myt work and it just shuts off every 3 hours or so. I updated to the new IOS for my Itouch. I have speaker in an odd spot so it is hard to get up there every 3 hours to hit play. Can someone help me out? I looked under setting...

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  • I am playing Spotify at myt work and it just shuts off every 3 hours or so.  I updated to the new IOS for my Itouch.  I have speaker in an odd spot so it is hard to get up there every 3 hou...
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Not downloading Playlists on iPod Touch

Hey A while ago I easily could download playlists and listen to them on the way. But now, every single track I try to download has a red sign next to it, indicating it won't download. Any suggestions?

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  • Hey   A while ago I easily could download playlists and listen to them on the way. But now, every single track I try to download has a red sign next to it, indicating it won't download. &...
  • Peter__
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iPad App Unresponsive (but doesn't crash)

Short version: I found a YouTube video that illustrates exactly what I'm seeing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-sWKMAMXrM Long version: DescriptionMany operations within the Spotify iPad app are unresponsive. Examples: I try to play a song and the ...

  • Newbie
  • Short version: I found a YouTube video that illustrates exactly what I'm seeing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-sWKMAMXrM   Long version:   Description Many operations withi...
  • Smiths
  • Newbie
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The new Spotify IOS 4 app works better than the old Spofity app

I expressed my other issue about freezing up because i had almost 28 thousand tracks so i tried the other new Spotify app for IOS 4 and it seems to be working better. It does ask me before i start if i want to use the other Spotify app since i am not...

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  • I expressed my other issue about freezing up because i had almost 28 thousand tracks so i tried the other new Spotify app for IOS 4 and it seems to be working  better. It does ask me before i st...
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only local files syncing to my iPhone

Hi, I recently changed my payment details for my premium account. My files wont sync with my iPhone, only my local files will. Thanks

  • Newbie
  • Hi,   I recently changed my payment details for my premium account.    My files wont sync with my iPhone, only my local files will.   Thanks
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Does Spotify only work with IPOD Touch

I had a playlist of something like 20 some thousand on my Spotify App and it started freezing. I have since tried to sync my ipod with Spofity so i could listen to all the songs as mp3s on my ipod. I synced the Ipod and all it did was erase everythin...

  • Roadie
  • I had a playlist of something like 20 some thousand on my Spotify App and it started freezing. I have since tried to sync my ipod with Spofity so i could listen to all the songs as mp3s on my ipod. I...
  • jckinnick
  • Roadie
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I guess ive reached my limit of playlists

I have something like 20 some thousand songs and god knows how many playlists and now spotify has started to freeze during load up. So i guess its finnished?

  • Roadie
  • I have something like 20 some thousand songs and god knows how many playlists and now spotify has started to freeze during load up. So i guess its finnished?
  • jckinnick
  • Roadie
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"Downloaded" song not actually downloaded

Sorry if this has been asked before - I did try and find a post with the same problem in but none were quite like this. So I'm downloading a huge playlist for offline availability - then occasionally it will zip through the downloading and download a...

  • Newbie
  • Sorry if this has been asked before - I did try and find a post with the same problem in but none were quite like this.   So I'm downloading a huge playlist for offline availability - then o...
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App doesn't recognize premium account

My iPhone app does not let me play music. It says only for premium users. I signed up for premium using Facebook. Can you fix it for me.

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  • My iPhone app does not let me play music. It says only for premium users. I signed up for premium using Facebook. Can you fix it for me.
  • Peter__
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Playlists won't download on IPad

When I mark a playList for download it never makes any progress. I am using an Ipad (3)

  • Casual Listener
  • When I mark a playList for download it never makes any progress.  I am using an Ipad (3)
  • IngridHardie
  • Newbie
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Most Liked From songs from Radio are unavailable when not connected to wifi

I have an ipod touch. I noticed recently most of my Liked from Radio tracks are grayed out and can't be listened to offline. Liked from Radio also doesn't have a green down arrow sign to the left of it as do the playlists I downloaded. Does anyone kn...

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  • I have an ipod touch.  I noticed recently most of my Liked from Radio tracks are grayed out and can't be listened to offline.  Liked from Radio also doesn't have a green down arrow sign to ...
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Play by artist

I am using the iPhone app and I can't seem to search by artist on the tracks that I have available for offline mode. Is there a button that I'm not pressing?

  • Newbie
  • I am using the iPhone app and I can't seem to search by artist on the tracks that I have available for offline mode. Is there a button that I'm not pressing?
  • Peter__
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Probleme avec Premium

Bonjour Aujourdh'ui Je me suis abbonez a Spotify Premium Pour ecoutez de la musique sur mon iphone , Mais apparement Je suis Toujours pas en premium ???????

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  • Bonjour Aujourdh'ui Je me suis abbonez a Spotify Premium Pour ecoutez de la musique sur mon iphone , Mais apparement Je suis Toujours pas en premium ???????
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My local files doesnt play anymore...

I havent updated anything since it worked the last time(last night). Just wanted to get online and sync my offline playlists and now all my local files stopped working on the phone. I dont get any error message or anything it just doesnt play. Please...

  • Newbie
  • I havent updated anything since it worked the last time(last night). Just wanted to get online and sync my offline playlists and now all my local files stopped working on the phone. I dont get any er...
  • Peter__
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Subscription Issues

I have a Premium subscription but when I log-on on my phone, Spotify won't let me stream music as it says "Only Premium users can stream on demand". Can anyone help???

  • Newbie
  • I have a Premium subscription but when I log-on on my phone, Spotify won't let me stream music as it says "Only Premium users can stream on demand". Can anyone help???
  • Peter__
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