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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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This app is becoming a joke to use.

Im paying £10 per month to use an app that only works when it wants to.This app constantly hangs.The amount of time it spends logging in is totally unacceptable. I start the app a few mins before leaving the house and gertting into the car and most t...

  • Casual Listener
  • Im paying £10 per month to use an app that only works when it wants to. This app constantly hangs. The amount of time it spends logging in is totally unacceptable. I start the app a few mins before...
  • David
  • Spotify Legend
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How do I UNSYNC my iPod touch

I accidentally synced my iTunes collection to my iPod via Spotify. I don't want that and can't find how to get the music off my device. What do I do?

  • Newbie
  • I accidentally synced my iTunes collection to my iPod via Spotify. I don't want that and can't find how to get the music off my device.   What do I do?
  • David
  • Spotify Legend
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What does this icon do?

Hi I'm using spotify on my iPhone. Works just fine but I can't figure out what a certain icon does. See pic. Anyone a suggestion? image: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-hAyzySoUj9aWlBVTZNMUVHM0E/edit?pli=1 Thanks!

  • Regular
  • Hi I'm using spotify on my iPhone. Works just fine but I can't figure out what a certain icon does. See pic. Anyone a suggestion?   image: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-hAyzySoUj9aWlB...
  • David
  • Spotify Legend
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Solved!! Search facility on mobile app

Hi. Does anyone know how to search for genres of music or year of release in iPhone app? I know you can do this in desktop version although it always seems a bit hit & miss to me. I have downloaded spotilicious app on iTunes which allows you to creat...

  • Roadie
  • Hi. Does anyone know how to search for genres of music or year of release in iPhone app? I know you can do this in desktop version although it always seems a bit hit & miss to me. I have download...
  • Stany70
  • Roadie
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Ipad App bug

Displays incorrect song in bottom of the screen and the song position (cursor) does not move when playing. I change songs and it does not change song displayed in screen bottom. But the correct song plays perfectly. I start playing and cursor does no...

  • Newbie
  • Displays incorrect song in bottom of the screen and the song position (cursor) does not move when playing. I change songs and it does not change song displayed in screen bottom. But the correct song ...
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Is there a "Radio" function on the mobile version like there is on the desktop version?

Is there a "Radio" function on the mobile version like there is on the desktop version? When I say radio, please understand I'm not talking about about an actual radio station, I am looking for something that shuffles through content based on Genre. ...

  • Newbie
  • Is there a "Radio" function on the mobile version like there is on the desktop version?   When I say radio, please understand I'm not talking about about an actual radio station, I am looking ...
  • user-removed
  • Not applicable
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Send music to Spotify People, now sends a facebook message w/ link also?

Since the recent "iPad update", whenever I send "spotify people" a song it also sends them a facebook message with the song link. Is there a way to turn this off?? I just want to shoot them a song within spotify, not facebook message them. Or is this...

  • Regular
  • Since the recent "iPad update", whenever I send "spotify people" a song it also sends them a facebook message with the song link.  Is there a way to turn this off??  I just want to shoot th...
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A question about 'Now Playing'

I was wondering if there is a way to view the Queue in the IPhone app.I'm not sure if I missed something but, from quite a bit of looking, the actual link to the Queue doesn't seem to exist.

  • Newbie
  • I was wondering if there is a way to view the Queue in the IPhone app. I'm not sure if I missed something but, from quite a bit of looking, the actual link to the Queue doesn't seem to exist.
  • Stany70
  • Roadie
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IOS APP Update

The Spotify iPhone app recently got a Update, but after installing this all my offline playlist, which where safed on the iPhone are gone and i had too download all this tracks again. Is it normal that all the Tracks are gone after the Update?

  • Casual Listener
  • The Spotify iPhone app recently got a Update, but after installing this all my offline playlist, which where safed on the iPhone are gone and i had too download all this tracks again.    ...
  • Stany70
  • Roadie
  • 355 Views
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aux cord

hello i have 2012 honda fit and it has a aux cord that loads spotifiy perfectly. the recent update i think 5.0 on the iphone app removed the ability for the screen to stay on while plugged into aux cord. can you guys put that back? i dont like my scr...

  • Newbie
  • hello i have 2012 honda fit and it has a aux cord that loads spotifiy perfectly. the recent update i think 5.0 on the iphone app removed the ability for the screen to stay on while plugged into aux c...
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Starred playlist wont sync to iPad properly

I've tried to sync my Starred playlist to my iPad, but only 51 of the 197 songs have transfered. It simply shows it as a playlist of 51 tracks. All of the songs in the playlist are songs available on Spotify. How can I fix this? Ideally I would like ...

  • Visitor
  • I've tried to sync my Starred playlist to my iPad, but only 51 of the 197 songs have transfered. It simply shows it as a playlist of 51 tracks. All of the songs in the playlist are songs availab...
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Attn iOS developers: Simple suggestion for iPad app

First off, great app. Really well done and I'm happy to see it done well the first time around. That being said I have a small suggestion that I believe would increase the efficacy of this app. After selecting a playlist and clicking 'edit' it is imp...

  • Newbie
  • First off, great app. Really well done and I'm happy to see it done well the first time around. That being said I have a small suggestion that I believe would increase the efficacy of this app. After...
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Playlists

I created playlists in the new ipad version. Why can´t I se them in my phones spotify app I can´t see them when I´m logging in from my computer? Is this a new feature or what do I do wrong?

  • Casual Listener
  • I created playlists in the new ipad version. Why can´t I se them in my phones spotify app I can´t see them when I´m logging in from my computer? Is this a new feature or what do I do wrong?
  • meahtenoha
  • Spotify
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Local files are broken

Once I upgraded to the latest version (yesterday), none of my local files would play. So I deleted, restarted and reinstalled as per instructions, but local files still don't work. None of the music on my computer is getting transferred to the iPhone...

  • Regular
  • Once I upgraded to the latest version (yesterday), none of my local files would play.  So I deleted, restarted and reinstalled as per instructions, but local files still don't work.  None o...
  • twentw
  • Regular
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cant kill spotify with doubletap -> X

spotify keeps playing for like 30 seconds if you kill it, sometimes with playicon on the top part of screen, sometimes not. there is no icon left to kill and the music-controls cant control spotify although the icon is still to the right of them. can...

  • Newbie
  • spotify keeps playing for like 30 seconds if you kill it, sometimes with playicon on the top part of screen, sometimes not. there is no icon left to kill and the music-controls cant control spotify a...
  • David
  • Spotify Legend
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Thanks for the iPad App!

Just wanted to drop in and say thanks for the iPad app release today! It was a long wait, but the app appears to be well done. Crossfade, nice layout, good color scheme, etc. Thanks, Spotify!

  • Music Fan
  • Just wanted to drop in and say thanks for the iPad app release today! It was a long wait, but the app appears to be well done. Crossfade, nice layout, good color scheme, etc. Thanks, Spotify!
  • neo-x
  • Community Legend
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iPad app wont sync with local files already on my iPad

The app will only sync local files from my computer via wi-fi, taking up valuable storage space on my iPad. I already downloaded all of music files when I got my iPad, so syncing via computer essentially doubles the amount of space required for my mu...

  • Newbie
  • The app will only sync local files from my computer via wi-fi, taking up valuable storage space on my iPad. I already downloaded all of music files when I got my iPad, so syncing via computer essenti...
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Lots of Problems

I couldn't use my old Ipod with Spotify so I got an Ipod Touch 5.0 and subscribed to a premium plan...I downloaded the app from spotify for my Ipod, and it still have problems....My Ipod won't show up under devices...and the app crashes about 4 sec a...

  • Regular
  • I couldn't use my old Ipod with Spotify so I got an Ipod Touch 5.0 and subscribed to a premium plan...I downloaded the app from spotify for my Ipod, and it still have  problems....My Ipod w...
  • Sam
  • Spotify
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trouble with ipad app

how can i add single tracks to a playlist withoud playing it instantly?

  • Regular
  • how can i add single tracks to a playlist withoud playing it instantly?
  • Luebbi
  • Regular
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Solved!! Where is Artist Info links in new iPad app

In the iPhone version you can jump from any playing track to songs from its artist or its album. This does not exist in the iPad app. This is an important feature and must be added.

  • Music Fan
  • In the iPhone version you can jump from any playing track to songs from its artist or its album. This does not exist in the iPad app. This is an important feature and must be added.
  • mishamazor
  • Music Fan
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