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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 on phone inherits volume setting from Spotify desktop

When I play music on the Spotify Windows desktop app, the Spotify app on my phone connects to it and allows me to control the volume of Spotify from my phone. By default this volume is set to the top level. But then also if I open another app on my p...

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  • When I play music on the Spotify Windows desktop app, the Spotify app on my phone connects to it and allows me to control the volume of Spotify from my phone. By default this volume is set to the top...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Unable to control other devices through Spotify from my iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryIcelandDeviceiPhone 12 ProOperating SystemiOS 17.3.1 My Question or Issue1. I start a playlist on my PC or TV2. Later on I open Spotify on my iPhone to skip/like/return to a song3. The playing track momentarily appears at the bottom...

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  • Plan Premium Country Iceland Device iPhone 12 Pro Operating System iOS 17.3.1   My Question or Issue 1. I start a playlist on my PC or TV 2. Later on I open Spotify on my iPhone to sk...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution How to Only Listen to Songs on Playlist

Hello! I have Premium and am in the US on an iPhone XR. I have a playlist that I want to listen to and Spotify keeps playing songs that aren't on that playlist. I'm really frustrated because I just want to listen to the 10 songs on this list and it i...

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  • Hello! I have Premium and am in the US on an iPhone XR.   I have a playlist that I want to listen to and Spotify keeps playing songs that aren't on that playlist. I'm really frustrated because...
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Superuser Contribution BUG: Can't tap into scrub / seek bar on iOS devices

There is a bug with the iOS app where you can't tap into the scrub / seek bar to skip to a specific part of the song playing. You always have to hold the little dot and drag it to the corresponding timestamp. It's really fiddly and annoying. The issu...

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  • There is a bug with the iOS app where you can't tap into the scrub / seek bar to skip to a specific part of the song playing. You always have to hold the little dot and drag it to the corresponding...
  • Joan
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Superuser Contribution Forgotten email and password for my spotify account

Trying to set up my Spotify account with all my playlists to a new Samsung tablet. Can't access my profile on Spotify on old tablet for some reason so can't find out what email address it's set up with

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  • Trying to set up my Spotify account with all my playlists to a new Samsung tablet. Can't access my profile on Spotify on old tablet for some reason so can't find out what email address it's set up wi...
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Superuser Contribution “Clear All” button has disappeared when adding/removing a song from multiple playlists

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 13 Pro Max)Operating System(iOS 17.2.1) My Question or IssueIt used to be that you could press a button that said “Clear All” at the top right when adding/removing a song in order to remove them from all playlists y...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone 13 Pro Max) Operating System (iOS 17.2.1)   My Question or Issue It used to be that you could press a button that said “Clear All” at the top ri...
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Solved!! Access to Spotify favorites no longer possible via Apple Siri?

HiSome days ago, when I said to Siri "Hey Siri, play my favorite songs on Spotify", it would do that. Now, as I retried today, Siri said "Spotify does not support this functionality". What happened? Is there anywhere a setting I have to activate or h...

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  • Hi Some days ago, when I said to Siri "Hey Siri, play my favorite songs on Spotify", it would do that. Now, as I retried today, Siri said "Spotify does not support this functionality". What happened...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to delete cache

Plan:PremiumCountry:UK Device:iPhone 11Operating System:iOS 14.4, Spotify version 8.6.4.1247 My Question or Issue:I’m trying to delete my cache as my Spotify keeps crashing and need to do a clean reinstall. When I go into Spotify’s settings on my pho...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: UK   Device: iPhone 11 Operating System: iOS 14.4, Spotify version 8.6.4.1247   My Question or Issue: I’m trying to delete my cache as my Spotify keep...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files are unable to play despite being downloaded

The same three songs refuse to play on my phone, even though they play fine on my PC where they are hosted. If I go through the files app on my phone, I can find the files there and verify that they are downloaded and they even play perfectly fine th...

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  • The same three songs refuse to play on my phone, even though they play fine on my PC where they are hosted. If I go through the files app on my phone, I can find the files there and verify that they ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Songs not playing on iphone

I am having an issue where my local files will play on my macbook, but for whatever reason my iphone gives me a hard time. Essentially on my iphone I can see all the songs but when I go to click on them, it basically "flashes" as if it's about to pla...

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  • I am having an issue where my local files will play on my macbook, but for whatever reason my iphone gives me a hard time. Essentially on my iphone I can see all the songs but when I go to click on t...
  • Susan_GP
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Superuser Contribution No back option in queue

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevice(iPhone 15 ProOperating SystemiOS 17 My Question or IssueI can no longer see the back option when I enter my queue, I have to click on “go to radio” on any song to get out of the screen

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  •   Plan Premium Country Spain Device (iPhone 15 Pro Operating System iOS 17   My Question or Issue I can no longer see the back option when I enter my queue, I have to click on “g...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist goes missing

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDevice(iPhone 14)Operating System(iOS 17.1.) My Question or IssueI have a playlist with 800+ songs. It has disappeared since today. The play list name is Everlasting collections

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device (iPhone 14) Operating System (iOS 17.1.)   My Question or Issue I have a playlist with 800+ songs. It has disappeared since today. The play list name ...
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Superuser Contribution home screen not showing music feed or podcasts

i went to go try out the ai dj since i have premium and i just noticed my home tan doesn’t have a music or podcasts tab what’s up with this ??

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  • i went to go try out the ai dj since i have premium and i just noticed my home tan doesn’t have a music or podcasts tab what’s up with this ??
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Superuser Contribution Allow Explocit content

PlanPremiumCountry United States Device Iphone 6sOperating SystemiOS 10 My Question or Issue I tried to turn on explicit content but it requires touch ID, which is broken on my phone. So so far it looks like theres no other way to turn it on

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  •   Plan Premium Country  United States  Device  Iphone 6s Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue  I tried to turn on explicit content but it requires t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Turn off recommended songs?

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(iPhoneOperating System(iOS My Question or IssueI am new to Spotify premium, I have spent days researching how to stop recommended songs from playing while I listen to my created playlists and can’t make it stop. It will pla...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device (iPhone Operating System (iOS  My Question or Issue I am new to Spotify premium, I have spent days researching how to stop recommended songs from ...
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Superuser Contribution Disable shuffle by default

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiphone 6S/carplayOperating SystemiOS My Question or Issue: I understand there is the ability to turn shuffle play off. But my issue (I've tried search, and there are tons of shuffle play questions, can't find this specific i...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device iphone 6S/carplay Operating System iOS   My Question or Issue: I understand there is the ability to turn shuffle play off. But my issue (I've tried search...
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Superuser Contribution On my iPhone, there is no audio on any song or podcast selection.

It shows that the song is playing, but there is no volume. Phone volume is fully up. Bluetooth is connected. Other Bluetooth apps (XM) operate fine. The problem is only resolved if I turn off the phone and restart it.

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  • It shows that the song is playing, but there is no volume. Phone volume is fully up. Bluetooth is connected. Other Bluetooth apps (XM) operate fine. The problem is only resolved if I turn off the pho...
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Superuser Contribution stuck on dowloading

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice(iPhone Operating System(Current IOS build) As the title suggests, starting today, when I added new songs to my library all songs are stuck in downloading mode, I don't know what the issue is.

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device (iPhone 😎 Operating System (Current IOS build)   As the title suggests, starting today, when I added new songs to my library all songs are stuck in d...
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Solved!! Where I Can Download An Older Version Of Spotify

Hi There, I was wondering where I can download an older version of the Spotify App? Like a Link or something I can click on and download. I can't do it from the app store 'cause I have an iPhone 4s which Spotify doesn't support, and I didn't download...

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  • Hi There, I was wondering where I can download an older version of the Spotify App? Like a Link or something I can click on and download. I can't do it from the app store 'cause I have an iPhone 4s w...
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