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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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Why did the songs I add to my “Liked Songs” list on Mac not show up on mobile?

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDevice(iPhone Xs)Operating System(iOS 14.3) My Question or IssueI selected multiple songs and dragged them to my “Liked Songs” list on Mac but when I went to check on my mobile app the new songs weren’t there. Since it was a l...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device (iPhone Xs) Operating System (iOS 14.3)   My Question or Issue I selected multiple songs and dragged them to my “Liked Songs” list on Mac but when I ...
  • Hubo
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Superuser Contribution iOS App keeps crashing (8.5.86.739)

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 14.3 My Question or IssueMy app is constantly crashing. It will happen multiple times while I am listening to music, it just stops and closes.This is extremely frustrating.I have logged...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 14.3   My Question or Issue My app is constantly crashing. It will happen multiple times while I am listening to...
  • Alex
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[iOS][Playlists] App slowly when you slide the screen

https://share.icloud.com/photos/08JMWeWAy33wE2CVKE49YJ5IA In the update when the album covers were previewed in the playlists, the app pulls and slows when I move on the list and in ocations the app closes.

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  • https://share.icloud.com/photos/08JMWeWAy33wE2CVKE49YJ5IA  In the update when the album covers were previewed in the playlists, the app pulls and slows when I move on the list and in ocations t...
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[iOS][Playlists] Mobile adding songs to playlists

I am **bleep** that Spotify adds more songs to my playlists on mobile I use Spotify on my laptop and ps4 and don’t have this issue it’s annoying because I usually listen to 1 song in a playlist on loop and I can’t do that because of this feature

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  • I am **bleep** that Spotify adds more songs to my playlists on mobile I use Spotify on my laptop and ps4 and don’t have this issue it’s annoying because I usually listen to 1 song in a playlist on lo...
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Many crashes on IPhone 11

For 1 month I experience crashes of Spotify when listening to it in the background. iOS 14.3. This occurs suddenly, without me doing anything on the phone. It is locked and in my pocket. I listen through iPhone headphones, through Bluetooth speaker a...

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  • For 1 month I experience crashes of Spotify when listening to it in the background. iOS 14.3. This occurs suddenly, without me doing anything on the phone. It is locked and in my pocket. I listen thr...
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Superuser Contribution carplay I can't select a song from playlists

PlanPremiumCountry Costa Rica Device(iPhone 7 plus)Operating System(iOS 13) My Question or IssueRecently I've been using spotify in Apple Carplay. There, I could access any playlist and review the songs in that playlist and also choose whatever song ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Costa Rica   Device (iPhone 7 plus) Operating System (iOS 13)   My Question or Issue Recently I've been using spotify in  Apple Carplay. There, I could a...
  • Roctavio
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[iOS][Developer] play songs without having to like or download first

Why is it so difficult to navigate spotify easily, your always changing things...id like to search for a track and play it without having to like, sync, or download it first. Just be user friendly!!!

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  • Why is it so difficult to navigate spotify easily, your always changing things...id like to search for a track and play it without having to like, sync, or download it first.  Just be user frie...
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[iOS] How to upload music to iPhone spotify app?

I have Premium Spotify but can't play local files on my phone. Here are the steps I took: On Spotify Desktop1. I went to "Settings" then "Local Files", and turned on "Show Local Files"2. I clicked "Add A Source" and added my desktop folder with mp3 f...

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  • I have Premium Spotify but can't play local files on my phone. Here are the steps I took:   On Spotify Desktop 1. I went to "Settings" then "Local Files", and turned on "Show Local Files" 2....
  • Hubo
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Apple Watch

PlanFreeCountryEngland DeviceApple Watch series 5Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhen will I be able to listen to Spotify from my Apple Watch? I have seen that some people have been given the rollout to lis...

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  • Plan Free Country England  Device Apple Watch series 5 Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue When will I be able to listen to Spotif...
  • Hubo
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[iOS][Other] Sharp distortion between songs

I am using a Macbook Air. I generally don't have any problems connecting to my other Bluetooth speakers, but when I connect my computer to my Bluetooth receiver in my home entertainment system between songs I always hear a sharp distortion almost lik...

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  • I am using a Macbook Air. I generally don't have any problems connecting to my other Bluetooth speakers, but when I connect my computer to my Bluetooth receiver in my home entertainment system betwee...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect and HT-RT5

Looks like the last update broke the connection to my Sony HT-RT5.Used to work previous to the update. same applies to Android. Tested yesterday and all good. Updated the app and not working anymore.iOS devices have access to the local network. iPhon...

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  • Looks like the last update broke the connection to my Sony HT-RT5. Used to work previous to the update.   same applies to Android. Tested yesterday and all good. Updated the app and not worki...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay is not working

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 14.3 My Question or IssueAutoplay is not working for me on my phone. I deleted and redownloaded the app. Turned autoplay on and off. And I logged out and back in. It’s still not working. Can you...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 14.3   My Question or Issue Autoplay is not working for me on my phone. I deleted and redownloaded the app. Turned autopl...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps crashing.

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceiPhone 8 PlusOperating SystemiOS 14.3 My Question or Issue The app will not let me even play half a song without crashing. I have logged in and out, updated, uninstalled and reinstalled, and even updated my iOS. It w...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone 8 Plus Operating System iOS 14.3   My Question or Issue The app will not let me even play half a song without crashing. I have logged in ...
  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashing while connected to Bluetooth

PlanFreeCountryUSA Device(iPhone XROperating System(iOS 14.3 My Question or IssueWhen I listen on my iPhone XR with Bluetooth earbuds connected, Spotify crashes anywhere from 2-15 minutes after starting. I tried 2 separate clean installs and it didn'...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA   Device (iPhone XR Operating System (iOS 14.3    My Question or Issue When I listen on my iPhone XR with Bluetooth earbuds connected, Spotify ...
  • Mihail
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist Link not working on mobile when opened in another app

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceIphone XSOperating SystemiOS14 My Question or IssueI have a playlist I have been trying to share with friends and on some places on the internet. When I post the link to the playlist if the user is on mobile and has the app ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Iphone XS Operating System iOS14    My Question or Issue I have a playlist I have been trying to share with friends and on some places on the intern...
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[iOS] App Constantly crashes

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 7sOperating SystemiOS 14.2 My Question or IssueOver the last couple days I've been noticing as I've been listening to music the app with freeze suddenly and crash. It does this several times a day and gets very fr...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone 7s Operating System iOS 14.2   My Question or Issue Over the last couple days I've been noticing as I've been listening to music the app with ...
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Superuser Contribution Battery Draining and sometimes crashing

.PremiumCountry DeviceiPhone 11Operating System My Question or IssueAs title says. It mostly happens when i’m offline. Ive tried a clean reinstall, signed in and out about 6 times. Ive tried near enough everything. Has anyone else got this problem or...

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  • . Premium Country   Device iPhone 11 Operating System   My Question or Issue As title says.    It mostly happens when i’m offline.    Ive tried a clean rein...
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Spotifies simultaneous audio-out (Airplay and HDMI) on Apple TV 4K broken?

Hi, justed wanted to start using Spotify on my Apple TV 4K by sending audio out via HDMI and Airplay. While this does work with other Apps on the ATV, it seems that Spotify is broken in that regard. I tried it with both options we got: a) running Spo...

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  • Hi,   justed wanted to start using Spotify on my Apple TV 4K by sending audio out via HDMI and Airplay.   While this does work with other Apps on the ATV, it seems that Spotify is broke...
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Superuser Contribution Problem with Shazam Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 7, Macbook Pro 2015 )Operating System(iOS 14.3 ) My Question or IssueI think my issue is similar to many people, my Shazam Playlist does not update. For example 1 out of 10 songs would come up. I have around 450 son...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone 7, Macbook Pro 2015 ) Operating System (iOS 14.3 )   My Question or Issue I think my issue is similar to many people, my Shazam Playlist does no...
  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution Local files won't download on IOS

PlanFamily PremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 14.2 I got a new computer recently (Windows 10) and I wanted to redownload my local files to my iPhone. I have tried everything and nothing will work. I feel like I have been on every foru...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country USA Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 14.2   I got a new computer recently (Windows 10) and I wanted to redownload my local files to my iPhone. I have tri...
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