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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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  • zoabknew
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Superuser Contribution Smart shuffle blocking from playing songs in order offline

Smart shuffle is blocking me from toggling between shuffling a playlist and playing it in order when I'm completely offline (on a plane, so no way to get back online quickly to toggle through it). Is there any way around it?

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  • Smart shuffle is blocking me from toggling between shuffling a playlist and playing it in order when I'm completely offline (on a plane, so no way to get back online quickly to toggle through it). Is...
  • nico_rsx
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Superuser Contribution Can't remove downloaded podcasts from device or delete cache

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 11 ProOperating SystemiOS 13.3.1Spotify Version8.5.55.856 My Question or IssueI cannot remove downloaded podcast tracks from my device unless I reboot my device. And even this only works ~50% of the time. In most ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone 11 Pro Operating System iOS 13.3.1 Spotify Version 8.5.55.856   My Question or Issue I cannot remove downloaded podcast tracks from my devic...
  • Cmagras
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Superuser Contribution ios Shuffle status not persistent

When opening the app and starting a song by tapping directly in "my likes" the status of shuffle is reset and turned off. It will not persist as before. PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiphone xrOperating System(iOS 17.1.2)

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  • When opening the app and starting a song by tapping directly in "my likes" the status of shuffle is reset and turned off. It will not persist as before.  Plan Premium Country USA Device ip...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Re: Troubleshoot with Apple watch, downloading loading forever

Hi there - I have recently acquired an Apple Watch Series 7 (I had a very old Series 2 until recently) and am exhibiting this exact problem that doesn't seem to be able to be resolved with any of the suggestions provided in this forum. I have uninsta...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi there - I have recently acquired an Apple Watch Series 7 (I had a very old Series 2 until recently) and am exhibiting this exact problem that doesn't seem to be able to be resolved with any of the...
  • JanetGills
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Superuser Contribution No sound on TV with apple tv 4k

Hi,There is no sound from Spotify ios iphone app - airplay - apple tv 4k - HDMI - TV.The artwork and music progression appears on tv but no sound.All firm/software up to date, devices rebooted / reinstalled from scratch. setup works with other apps a...

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  • Hi, There is no sound from Spotify ios iphone app - airplay - apple  tv 4k - HDMI - TV. The artwork and music progression appears on tv but no sound. All firm/software up to date, devices re...
  • canopus113
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on iPadOS shows both the iPad and the mobile now playing bar

I think Spotify on my iPad is having an identity crisis but I’m not sure.It shows both the mobile and the tablet now playing bar. Usually this happens for a few milliseconds when I open the app but sometimes it’s there full time.Device is iPad 8 genR...

  • Casual Listener
  • I think Spotify on my iPad is having an identity crisis but I’m not sure. It shows both the mobile and the tablet now playing bar. Usually this happens for a few milliseconds when I open the app but...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Device keeps disappearing from the list of available devices

PlanPremiumDeviceiPhone 13Operating SystemiOS 16 This must be a known issue as it's been happening for years - devices keep disappearing from the list of available devices on the same wifi and the only way to fix it is to restart Spotify on the devic...

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  • Plan Premium Device iPhone 13 Operating System iOS 16   This must be a known issue as it's been happening for years - devices keep disappearing from the list of available devices on the s...
  • Darrylboio
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Sleep timer does not work with latest iOS version of Spotify

iPod Touch, latest generation. When I set the timer on the iPod to stop playing and I am using Spotify, it will initially stop but then immediately starts playing again. This is a new problem with the latest version of Spotify. I tested it and the ti...

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  • iPod Touch, latest generation.  When I set the timer on the iPod to stop playing and I am using Spotify, it will initially stop but then immediately starts playing again.  This is a new pro...
  • Leovanwezemael44
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle mode turns off by itself when playing another song

I would play a song, then turn on shuffle mode. Skipping a song/songs doesn't cancel shuffle mode, but manually picking another song does. PlanPremium Device(iPhone XR)

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  •  I would play a song, then turn on shuffle mode. Skipping a song/songs doesn't cancel shuffle mode, but manually picking another song does.   Plan Premium   Device (iPhone XR) &...
  • EmmettX36
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to custom sort playlist order

My Question or IssueWhen I create a playlist I can select "Sort > Custom order" but I am unable to actually change the order of the episodes. When I click on "... > Edit" there is no option to reorder my playlist. I'm attaching a screen recording sho...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue When I create a playlist I can select "Sort > Custom order" but I am unable to actually change the order of the episodes. When I click on "... > Edit" there is no option t...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution iOS wont let me change playing order in the liked songs playlist

I use the liked songs playlist for new songs before sorting them to different playlists, often adding up to 70 songs before sorting and "unliking" them.However, when I start playing it on mobile, it always plays from the newest to oldest. I want to b...

  • Casual Listener
  • I use the liked songs playlist for new songs before sorting them to different playlists, often adding up to 70 songs before sorting and "unliking" them. However, when I start playing it on mobile,...
  • Yordan
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Superuser Contribution Release showing Release Date a day earlier on iPhone

Plan Premium Individual Country USA Device iPhone 13 mini Operating System iOS 17.3.1 My Question or Issue all albums release dates are a day off, they claim the album released a day before it actually did. only happens on iOS app, on macOS it shows ...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Individual Country USA Device iPhone 13 mini Operating System iOS 17.3.1 My Question or Issue all albums release dates are a day off, they claim the album released a da...
  • Vasil
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Superuser Contribution spotify won't recognize internet connectivity

I'm using iPhone 14. I traveled to another country recently. I was having problems with playing songs and podcasts. When I open Spotify and try to login, it gives me an error message "You're offline. Check your connection and try again". When I try t...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm using iPhone 14. I traveled to another country recently. I was having problems with playing songs and podcasts. When I open Spotify and try to login, it gives me an error message "You're offli...
  • MihailY
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Superuser Contribution Local Files and Spotify Files Don’t Mix When Shuffled

I realized today that if you have Local Files and Spotify Files in the same playlist together and hit shuffle it will play through all of the Spotify Files in your playlist before getting to your local files. I tested this out by adding 10 Local File...

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  • I realized today that if you have Local Files and Spotify Files in the same playlist together and hit shuffle it will play through all of the Spotify Files in your playlist before getting to your loc...
  • TOKSIKLP
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts keep pausing on iPhone

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceiPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 15.2 My Question or IssueI am having an issue with listening to podcasts on my iPhone. I am able to listen to about 15-20 minutes of a podcast and then all of a sudden, it stops. When I press the p...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country USA Device iPhone SE Operating System iOS 15.2   My Question or Issue I am having an issue with listening to podcasts on my iPhone. I am able to listen to about 15-20...
  • AlejaR
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Superuser Contribution Crash when tap on Source(Song Credits)

Device(iPhone 15 Pro)Operating System(iOS 17.3)App Version8.9.10.606 My Question or IssueOpen AppPlay any songOpen the song viewTap on top-right three dotsFrom the menu tap into "Song Credits"Tap on the source under "Source"Crash (Buzzing sound)

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  • Device (iPhone 15 Pro) Operating System (iOS 17.3) App Version 8.9.10.606   My Question or Issue Open App Play any song Open the song view Tap on top-right three dots From the menu t...
  • Yordan
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Superuser Contribution Equalizer lowers speaker volume after updating to IOS 15

After updating to IOS 15 the volume on my Sony SRS speaker keeps lowering once the bass comes in on a song. I uninstalled/reinstalled the app and turned off multiple settings in my iPhone and Spotify. Nothing worked until I disabled Spotifys equalize...

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  • After updating to IOS 15 the volume on my Sony SRS speaker keeps lowering once the bass comes in on a song. I uninstalled/reinstalled  the app and turned off multiple settings in my iPhone and S...
  • randrew
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Superuser Contribution App lagging when skipping to the next song or tapping to play a song

My Question or IssueI've noticed over the past week or so that the app has been lagging when I try to move to the next song (the cover art glitches/jumps or is delayed in switching smoothly) or tap to play a new song (the bar on the bottom takes a fe...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue I've noticed over the past week or so that the app has been lagging when I try to move to the next song (the cover art glitches/jumps or is delayed in switching smoothly) or tap...
  • alexxycarlsson
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Superuser Contribution iOS Control center and locked screen

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDevice(iPhone 7)Operating System(iOS 15.7) My Question or IssueLately the sistem don't recognize or show in the locked screen and in the control center when music is played or the volume is adjusted on Spotify

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device (iPhone 7) Operating System (iOS 15.7)   My Question or Issue Lately the sistem don't recognize or show in the locked screen and in the control cente...
  • JanetGills
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Same audiobook in two separate volumes of a series

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevice iPhone SE 3rd generationOperating SystemiOS 17.2.1 My Question or IssueI have noticed that the audiobook for ‘I’m in love with the Villainess’ volume 4 has the exact same contents as volume 3. I have tried reope...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device  iPhone SE 3rd generation Operating System iOS 17.2.1   My Question or Issue I have noticed that the audiobook for ‘I’m in love with the...
  • OscarDC
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