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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 music randomly stopping

PlanPremium Device(iPhone XR)Operating System(iOS 16) My Question or Issuealmost everytime i listen to music on my phone, every few songs the music just randomly stops, the song length and progress bar just go blank (image attached), and it doesn’t l...

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  • Plan Premium   Device (iPhone XR) Operating System (iOS 16)   My Question or Issue almost everytime i listen to music on my phone, every few songs the music just randomly stops, t...
  • Joan
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Alexa frequently plays past the end of songs

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceAlexa Echo Gen. 4, Android, MacBook ProOperating SystemAndroid 14, macOS 14.1.2 My Question or IssueWhen playing over Alexa, Spotify frequently just stops playing music after a song ends, even though it there are more s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Alexa Echo Gen. 4, Android, MacBook Pro Operating System Android 14, macOS 14.1.2   My Question or Issue When playing over Alexa, Spotify frequently...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is causing my XS to heat up.

so as far as I can tell with all my apps having background app refresh turned off Spotify almost immediately after I updated now will start to heat up my phone quickly after starting any tracks and then the app crashes approx 3 minutes later. i have ...

  • Casual Listener
  • so as far as I can tell with all my apps having background app refresh turned off Spotify almost immediately after I updated now will start to heat up my phone quickly after starting any tracks and t...
  • HGRitticuss
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Stuttering on FIRST scroll in playlist with 120hz iPhone

Listen, if I'm the only one that can see this then I will shut up, but it has been an issue ever since the iPhones got 120hz screens. In fact, if I limit my phone 60hz the issue goes away! But here is the issue I'm seeing:Lets say I go to the 'Countr...

  • Newbie
  • Listen, if I'm the only one that can see this then I will shut up, but it has been an issue ever since the iPhones got 120hz screens. In fact, if I limit my phone 60hz the issue goes away! But here i...
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how to remove songs and artist

There is an artist/band from the 1980s that I absolutely hate. But they keep popping up in my playlists because there are in the same genre of songs I love. HOW CAN I DELETE/REMOVE/BAN THIS BAND?!?! I'm going nuts here.

  • Newbie
  • There is an artist/band from the 1980s that I absolutely hate. But they keep popping up in my playlists because there are in the same genre of songs I love. HOW CAN I DELETE/REMOVE/BAN THIS BAND?!?! ...
  • Amayy
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app not working on IOS 17.4.1 IPhone

PlanFreeDevice(iPhone 11 Pro)Operating System(iOS 17.4.1) My Question or IssueHey there, I have recently unsubscribed from Spotify Premium after a few years, and I have updated my IOS to the latest version a few weeks back, but I am unsure this is re...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Device (iPhone 11 Pro) Operating System (iOS 17.4.1)   My Question or Issue Hey there, I have recently unsubscribed from Spotify Premium after a few years, and I have updated m...
  • lindalasagna
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Superuser Contribution Volume Normalisation not working

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevice(iPhone 13Operating System(iOS 15.1.1 My Question or IssueI have an issue that when I am listening to music the volume of each song is different so I find myself having to keep turning my music up and down every ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device (iPhone 13 Operating System (iOS 15.1.1   My Question or Issue I have an issue that when I am listening to music the volume of each song is d...
  • Grouperbobby
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bring back Label/Publisher names to the bottom of album page

Label names have disappeared from the bottom of album pages.It was one of the most (if not the most) important instruments to search/browse through artist albums by knowing which communities (labels) their albums came from. This info also helps to fi...

  • Music Fan
  • Label names have disappeared from the bottom of album pages. It was one of the most (if not the most) important instruments to search/browse through artist albums by knowing which communities (...
  • dr_michael
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How to remove unwanted podcast from top of home screen

iPhone 8 Plus iOS 14.6 US I played a podcast reciting a cult-y homeschool's pledge of allegiance to show my friend how creepy it is. For the last three months I can't get rid of the suggestion to continue listening to this podcast. I tried marking th...

  • Casual Listener
  • iPhone 8 Plus iOS 14.6 US   I played a podcast reciting a cult-y homeschool's pledge of allegiance to show my friend how creepy it is. For the last three months I can't get rid of the suggesti...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay Still Not Working

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 14 My Question or IssueI’ve been experiencing the same issue that was reported almost a week ago where the autoplay feature is turned on but not working. I’ve tried updating the app, turning the feature on ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone 14   My Question or Issue I’ve been experiencing the same issue that was reported almost a week ago where the autoplay feature is turned ...
  • MB711
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Spotify playing a “show” mid songs

During playback of music a couple times a day the song will pause mid track and there will be a short few seconds of another song playing quietly. When you look at the device it shows a screen that says “playing from show” at the top with the album c...

  • Visitor
  • During playback of music a couple times a day the song will pause mid track and there will be a short few seconds of another song playing quietly. When you look at the device it shows a screen that s...
  • ShaunaB11
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Superuser Contribution Emailed local files wont play as part of playlist

I have always emailed myself files from my desktop to my iphone se 3rd gen to play on spotify. I save them to the Local Files folder from my email program. This has all worked fine.Lately, files that I email and then save to Local Files appear on the...

  • Regular
  • I have always emailed myself files from my desktop to my iphone se 3rd gen to play on spotify. I save them to the Local Files folder from my email program. This has all worked fine. Lately, file...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution How can I continue where I stopped in an album ?

When I stop an album and listen to an other album2 Spotify starts the album1 with song1 again. How can I avoid that ? Using iOS

  • Newbie
  • When I stop an album and listen to an other album2 Spotify starts the album1 with song1 again. How can I avoid that ? Using iOS
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Superuser Contribution Can't enter 2nd lvl folder on CarPlay

iPhone 12 Mini, iOS 15, latest Spotify, tested on Volvo S90 and BMW iX3. The 2nd level folder doesn't even show the little arrow on the left side of the list, after clicked, it starts playing the entire folder. This problem has been fixed before, but...

  • Music Fan
  • iPhone 12 Mini, iOS 15, latest Spotify, tested on Volvo S90 and BMW iX3.   The 2nd level folder doesn't even show the little arrow on the left side of the list, after clicked, it starts playin...
  • felle42
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Superuser Contribution Music skips when listening offline w Apple Watch 6

During offline listening, my Apple Watch 6 skips randomly. it can be up to 5-10 times each song, enough to be annoying. If I connect the Apple Watch to my iPhone or to a hotspot from another iPhone, I don't have this problem. I have tried to re-downl...

  • Regular
  • During offline listening, my Apple Watch 6 skips randomly.  it can be up to 5-10 times each song, enough to be annoying.  If I connect the Apple Watch to my iPhone or to a hotspot from anot...
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Songs are added twice

Hello, PlanPremium FamilyCountryUSADeviceIphone 13 pro My Question or IssueEvery time I add a song to my playlists using any method, the song is added twice. If I try to remove the same song added twice, it removes both instances of the song.

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  • Hello,     Plan Premium Family Country USA Device Iphone 13 pro   My Question or Issue Every time I add a song to my playlists using any method, the song is added twice. If ...
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Solved!! Add recently added songs to the top of existing playlists

This is my one pet hate when it comes to spotify playlists. I wish the new songs that I add to existing playlist, would be added to the top of the list so they're played at the beginning, rather than the end and flicking through older songs. If this ...

  • Visitor
  • This is my one pet hate when it comes to spotify playlists.   I wish the new songs that I add to existing playlist, would be added to the top of the list so they're played at the beginning, ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Still Not Showing Up

 I’ve turned on the local file option on the app, the local network and media on settings, but the Spotify file is still not showing up. I even deleted the app, but that just made my already existing local file songs to be unplayable. The playlist of...

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  •   I’ve turned on the local file option on the app, the local network and media on settings, but the Spotify file is still not showing up. I even deleted the app, but that just made my already existi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution IOS Spotify Widget background black

PlanPremiumDeviceIphone 12 proOperating SystemiOS 17 On my home screen, I have a long Spotify widget. Recently, the background of that widget has been black as opposed to the colour of my playlist. I'm not sure why this is and how to get it back to c...

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  • Plan Premium Device Iphone 12 pro Operating System iOS 17   On my home screen, I have a long Spotify widget. Recently, the background of that widget has been black as opposed to the colou...
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