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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Volume Control stopped working on Marantz M-CR611 after some time

If I use the Spotify App on my iPhone and listen music on the device Marantz M-CR611 by Spotify connect I can control the volume for some time immediately after start playing. I still can control the music (skip title, pause, resume, play something e...

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  • If I use the Spotify App on my iPhone and listen music on the device Marantz M-CR611 by Spotify connect I can control the volume for some time immediately after start playing. I still can control the...
  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution No me sale letra de la canción

necesito ayuda no me sale la letras de las canciones viendo que todos en sus dispositivos iOS lo tienen, tengo un iphone XS

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  • necesito ayuda no me sale la letras de las canciones viendo que todos en sus dispositivos iOS lo tienen, tengo un iphone XS
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Music won’t play on Apple Watch

When I try to play Spotify on my Apple Watch series 5, it will not play. It says to choose a device and it will only play on selected device. If there is no device selected it won’t play anything and won’t unpause. I’ve restarted the watch and reinst...

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  • When I try to play Spotify on my Apple Watch series 5, it will not play. It says to choose a device and it will only play on selected device. If there is no device selected it won’t play anything and...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps disconnecting from Chromecast Audio after a few songs, and as of a few updates ago.

Premium user for over 10 yearsCountry: USA Devices(iPhone XS, Mac Book, Mac Mini: all 2019 roughly)Operating System(iOS 14.4.2, Mac OS 10.14) My Question or Issue: This is a very clear cut case to look into. On the 2.4ghz network, all in close quarte...

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  • Premium user for over 10 years Country: USA   Devices (iPhone XS, Mac Book, Mac Mini: all 2019 roughly) Operating System (iOS 14.4.2, Mac OS 10.14)   My Question or Issue: &nb...
  • CarlosE
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Voice activation

Is it possible to have a voice activation whileI’m in the shower or around the pool I want to change song or station I can just say Hey Spotify play next song or play “x” what ever song etc iPhone

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  • Is it possible to have a voice activation while I’m in the shower or around the pool I want to change song or station I can just say Hey Spotify play next song or play “x” what ever song etc  ...
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Superuser Contribution Bağlantı sorunu

Spotify ı açtığımda alt kısımda sürekli bağlanıyor... yazıyor şarkı dinleyemiyorum? ios 14 yüklü ve her şey son güncellenmiş halde

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  • Spotify ı açtığımda alt kısımda sürekli bağlanıyor... yazıyor şarkı dinleyemiyorum? ios 14 yüklü ve her şey son güncellenmiş halde
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution Spotify wakes switched off connected device without having selected it.

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceiPhone 12 Pro, but also includes web player and desktop app.Operating SystemiOS 14, macOS 11.2 My Question or IssueAfter connecting my Samsung Q900T soundbar to Spotify, the device wakes up whenever I play a song in the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device iPhone 12 Pro, but also includes web player and desktop app. Operating System iOS 14, macOS 11.2   My Question or Issue After connecting my Samsung ...
  • Jeremy
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Can't play songs from searched artists. iOS 14.4.2

PlanPremiumNew Zealand DeviceiPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 14.4.2 Hi there,I'm having an issue where I can't play songs from any artist in the search tab. When clicking on a song, it will not queue or play the song. If another song is playing from a p...

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  • Plan Premium New Zealand   Device iPhone SE Operating System iOS 14.4.2   Hi there, I'm having an issue where I can't play songs from any artist in the search tab. When clicking o...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play tracks through 'Fans also like' intent (iOS)

Take a look at the video that I've attached. Whenever I try to navigate to any artist's page through 'fans also like' section, I'm unable to play any of that artist's songs.Once this buggy context is created, it doesn't matter even if I manually sear...

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  • Take a look at the video that I've attached. Whenever I try to navigate to any artist's page through 'fans also like' section, I'm unable to play any of that artist's songs. Once this buggy context ...
  • Mihail
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Superuser Contribution Spotify playlists - no sort options? eg: Altar

On Mac desktop or iPhone app I don't have any sort options. on investigation I find sort options appear on some playlists but not others. Is this correct and does this mean sort options can be turned off eg by Spotify on their own playlists or is thi...

  • Casual Listener
  • On Mac desktop or iPhone app I don't have any sort options. on investigation I find sort options appear on some playlists but not others. Is this correct and does this mean sort options can be turned...
  • Mihail
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Superuser Contribution Discover weekly display ?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue. Is: How do I set up the Discover weekly display on my iPhone XS so that I can see a list of...

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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. Is: &nb...
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Internet Connection problem after update

Hey, I’m getting an error after spotify update. When i play a song i got a message like “connecting” on bottom bar. I can search the song and i’m going to album details but songs not playing... My phone IOS 14.4 Iphone X

  • Visitor
  • Hey,   I’m getting an error after spotify update. When i play a song i got a message like “connecting” on bottom bar. I can search the song and i’m going to album details but songs not playing...
  • Bestengr
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Superuser Contribution Device Lock Screen not working when listening on another device

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 12 ProOperating SystemIOS 14.2.1 My Question or Issue Hello,I recently upgraded to an iPhone 12 Pro running IOS 14.2.1. I normally control an iPad on my wifi network that is connected to my stereo from both my iPhone...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 12 Pro Operating System IOS 14.2.1   My Question or Issue   Hello, I recently upgraded to an iPhone 12 Pro running IOS 14.2.1. I normally ...
  • Mario
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Adding Cover Art to Local Files

I used TagScanner to add cover art to my files then copied them into a Spotify playlist. The album cover I added is not visible. How can I fix this?

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  • I used TagScanner to add cover art to my files then copied them into a Spotify playlist. The album cover I added is not visible. How can I fix this?
  • Mario
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect multiple devices/speakers

Is there a way to cast to multiple devices/speakers at the same time?Starting a playlist, let’s say I want to select both the sonos system in the kitchen and the a/v system in the Living Room to play the same Music simultaniously (using only the Spot...

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  • Is there a way to cast to multiple devices/speakers at the same time? Starting a playlist, let’s say I want to select both the sonos system in the kitchen and the a/v system in the Living Room to pl...
  • Mario
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Superuser Contribution How can I clear my recently played?

Hi! I was wondering if anyone knew how I can clear my recently played on Spotify. My younger cousins use my phone for songs sometimes and I don’t want them playing some of the music I’m playing. Since the new update I haven’t been able to find where ...

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  • Hi! I was wondering if anyone knew how I can clear my recently played on Spotify. My younger cousins use my phone for songs sometimes and I don’t want them playing some of the music I’m playing. Sinc...
  • Mario
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Superuser Contribution Tracks not being clicked - iOS

If you check the video that I've been facing since long time now. First on my iPhone 11 (iOS 13 and 14) and now iPhone 12. The tracks don't just seem to get clicked. It's frustrating. It keeps happening randomly.

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  • If you check the video that I've been facing since long time now. First on my iPhone 11 (iOS 13 and 14) and now iPhone 12. The tracks don't just seem to get clicked. It's frustrating. It keeps happen...
  • Ivan
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Superuser Contribution Spotify using data when data is turned off

PlanPremiumDeviceiPhone7Operating SystemiOS14 My Question or IssueRecently my Spotify app has been using cellular data to stream when I'm not connected to WiFi even though I have cellular data turned off for the app in my iOS settings. When I am not ...

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  • Plan Premium Device iPhone7 Operating System iOS14   My Question or Issue Recently my Spotify app has been using cellular data to stream when I'm not connected to WiFi even though I have...
  • Jeremy
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[iOS][Other] Local Files don't work on new phone

Hi, I love the local files feature on Spotify, very useful.I had it working perfectly fine on my last phone, but since transferring over to an iPhone SE 2020 a month ago, I haven't been able to carry over my old local files to my new phone. They're s...

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  • Hi,   I love the local files feature on Spotify, very useful. I had it working perfectly fine on my last phone, but since transferring over to an iPhone SE 2020 a month ago, I haven't been ab...
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