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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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Superuser Contribution volume normalization ineffective on ipad

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issuethe normalization on my ipad is ineffective. switching between loud normal and quiet has no e...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue the nor...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution iPhone 11 and 6 no playlist or library in Bmw 2014

hi there connected apps don’t work on the car, iTunes does allow u to view playlists though any ideas ? None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanFree/PremiumCountry Devi...

  • Casual Listener
  • hi there connected apps don’t work on the car, iTunes does allow u to view playlists though any ideas ?   None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier ...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution no option offered anymore to download older version from app store

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceiPod TouchOperating SystemiOS 5.1.1 My Question or IssueHi. Untill 1 week ago, Spotify was working fine on my old ipod touch. But because spotify ceased connecting and updating the playlists a week ago, I tried to solve this ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device iPod Touch Operating System iOS 5.1.1   My Question or Issue Hi. Untill 1 week ago, Spotify was working fine on my old ipod touch. But because spotif...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution IOS app crashing on launch

on the TestFlight beta, updated to a new build but same problem. Downgraded to a previous build and same result. Anyone else having this problem as of the last 12 hours or so? Running iPhone 11 Pro Max, iOS 14.5.1

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  • on the TestFlight beta, updated to a new build but same problem. Downgraded to a previous build and same result. Anyone else having this problem as of the last 12 hours or so?   Running iPhone...
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Superuser Contribution Storage, other apps. Incorrect Gig in Spotify

Planprem CountryEnglandDevice(iPhone 12 proOperating System 14.4.1(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueAfter getting my new phone and auto installing all apps from the iPhone backup I cannot download any songs because the Spoti...

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  • Plan prem  Country England Device (iPhone 12 pro Operating System 14.4.1 (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue After getting my new phone and auto in...
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Playlists/Library not showing up over Bluetooth/USB 2015 BMW

PlanPremium CountryUSA DeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 12.1.4 My Question or IssueWhen I connect to Spotify either through Bluetooth or USB, my playlists/library do not show up on my BMW ConnectedDrive system. I get the current song and artwork and...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 12.1.4   My Question or Issue When I connect to Spotify either through Bluetooth or USB, my playlists/libr...
  • Nitesh76
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Data Saver Question

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 14 My Question or IssueI'm trying to play with my settings. I want to use Spotify as such: use Wi-Fi at home with the highest quality possible without lag interrupting my streaming. So I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 14   My Question or Issue I'm trying to play with my settings.   I want to use Spotify as such: use Wi-Fi a...
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Superuser Contribution Apple Watch Prevents Car from Playing via Bluetooth

I have a free plan on spotify with an apple watch series 3, iPhone XR all on the latest update. My car has been playing spotify wirelessly via bluetooth just fine up until recently when all of a sudden it now will not play. The sound comes through my...

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  • I have a free plan on spotify with an apple watch series 3, iPhone XR all on the latest update. My car has been playing spotify wirelessly via bluetooth just fine up until recently when all of a sudd...
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Superuser Contribution Stops connecting after 10min

PlanPremiumCountryJapanDevice(iPhone X)Operating System(iOS 14) My Question or IssueRecently out of the blue Spotify just stops working after 10min. This only happens when i go out and im listening connected to my bluetooth headphones or car stereo. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Japan Device (iPhone X) Operating System (iOS 14)   My Question or Issue Recently out of the blue Spotify just stops working after 10min. This only happens when i ...
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Solved!! Something went wrong, please try again later

Hi All, I've downloaded the latest compatible version of Spotify for my iPad. Whenever I try to log in, I get the error message "Something went wrong, please try again later". I can successfully log in on other devices including my laptop. I even tri...

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  • Hi All, I've downloaded the latest compatible version of Spotify for my iPad. Whenever I try to log in, I get the error message "Something went wrong, please try again later". I can successfully log ...
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Superuser Contribution Song keep skipping or replaying midway

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 11Operating System14.4.2 My Question or IssueEvery time I’m playing music in my car it either skips to the next song mid way through one song. Or it replays the song midway and then skips it. It’s getting really anno...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 11 Operating System 14.4.2   My Question or Issue Every time I’m playing music in my car it either skips to the next song mid way through one son...
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[iOS][Playlists] Custom album covers don’t share to IG

I’ve created a few playlist and when I share them to Instagram they show the Spotify generated cover instead of the custom cover that I provided. please fix this bug. thank you

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  • I’ve created a few playlist and when I share them to Instagram they show the Spotify generated cover instead of the custom cover that I provided.  please fix this bug.  thank you
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Apple Watch 6 Cellular NOT working with Power Beats Pro

iPhone XiOS 14.5.1Apple Watch 6 CellularWatch OS 7.3.3Spotify Premium UK I bought an Apple Watch back in Sept 2020 to stream Spotify to my bluetooth headphone without my phone while at the gym. I started going to the gym on 12th April and the watch a...

  • Casual Listener
  • iPhone X iOS 14.5.1 Apple Watch 6 Cellular Watch OS 7.3.3 Spotify Premium UK   I bought an Apple Watch back in Sept 2020 to stream Spotify to my bluetooth headphone without my phone while ...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Local Files ONLY won’t sync to iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceIPhone XR, 2020 iPad Pro 11 inch, 2020 MacBook Air Operating SystemiOS 10 14.6 (latest for all devices) My Question or IssueI'm having issues syncing my files to my iPhone. I have tried EVERYTHING I’ve seen mentioned to no...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device IPhone XR, 2020 iPad Pro 11 inch, 2020 MacBook Air  Operating System iOS 10 14.6 (latest for all devices)   My Question or Issue I'm having...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can I stop Spotify from automatically reading the next podcast episode?

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 14.5.1 My Question or IssueWhen I listen to podcasts on the Spotify app, at the end of each episode, the next one (or the previous one, depending on the way they are organised) starts to play ...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 14.5.1   My Question or Issue When I listen to podcasts on the Spotify app, at the end of each episode, the next one (o...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Apple Watch Offline Support

I have been a Spotify premium subscriber for the most of ten years. However I’ve decided to make the switch to Apple Music- not because I think it is a better platform- purely because Spotify continue to ignore the demand for offline playback on the ...

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  • I have been a Spotify premium subscriber for the most of ten years. However I’ve decided to make the switch to Apple Music- not because I think it is a better platform- purely because Spotify continu...
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Superuser Contribution “Your Top Shows” Displays podcasts I only listened to a few minutes and never went back?

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemiOS 14.6 My Question or IssueOn the home page of Spotify it has a section called “Your Top Shows” the problem is it keeps listing a podcast I don’t even like just because I tried it for a coupl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone 7 Operating System iOS 14.6   My Question or Issue On the home page of Spotify it has a section called “Your Top Shows” the problem is it k...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution New router - Spotify Connect doesn’t work on any speakers

PlanFree/PremiumCountrySwedenDeviceIphone 11Operating SystemIOS 14.5.1 My Question or IssueHi, I recently bought a new router, Asus AX CT8, and after that Spotify connect doesnt work. I can see the devices but the app wont connect to them. Do I have ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Sweden Device Iphone 11 Operating System IOS 14.5.1   My Question or Issue Hi,   I recently bought a new router, Asus AX CT8, and after that Spotify co...
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Superuser Contribution iOS app crashing frequently after update

So I actually don't mind the new UI as much as a lot of people seem to. However... I have noticed that since it updated, the iOS app has become very unreliable for me. Sometimes when I switch between apps and then go back into the Spotify app, or try...

  • Roadie
  • So I actually don't mind the new UI as much as a lot of people seem to. However... I have noticed that since it updated, the iOS app has become very unreliable for me. Sometimes when I switch between...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution How to re-connect Hulu to Spotify Premium on new iPad Air 4

My Question or IssueI have Spotify Premium + Hulu bundle (NOT a student account). Everything has been great until I got a new iPad. While Spotify works fine on the iPad after transferring my data, Hulu on iPad is now saying I have to log in. When I d...

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  • My Question or Issue I have Spotify Premium + Hulu bundle (NOT a student account). Everything has been great until I got a new iPad. While Spotify works fine on the iPad after transferring my data, ...
  • Jeremy
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