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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 Local Files stopped showing up on iPhone

DeviceiPhone 8/MacBook ProOperating SystemiOS 13.4.1/macOS 10.13 My Question or IssueI wanted to download a song as a local file onto my account (which I've done before and it has worked every other time) and once I did so, I tried to sync it with my...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Device iPhone 8/MacBook Pro Operating System iOS 13.4.1/macOS 10.13   My Question or Issue I wanted to download a song as a local file onto my account (which I've done before and i...
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Superuser Contribution Inappropriate Homepage Recommendations

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: IPhone XSMy Question or Issue: I am trying to change the pinned recommendations from my Spotify homepage. For numerous days now I have received the recommendation for Joe Budden's podcast right when I open the app and...

  • Visitor
  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: IPhone XS My Question or Issue: I am trying to change the pinned recommendations from my Spotify homepage. For numerous days now I have received t...
  • Peter
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Spotify no longer working on apple watch 5

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone Xr)Operating System(iOS 13.5.1) I can't seem to get my spotify to work with my apple watch 5 (OS 6.2.6 - cellular) unless i have my phone (Xr - OS 13.5.1)) with me. I've tried deleting the app and reinstalling as we...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone Xr) Operating System (iOS 13.5.1)   I can't seem to get my spotify to work with my apple watch 5 (OS 6.2.6 - cellular) unless i have my phone (...
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Spotify Pausing on iPhone 8 with AirPods

late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have an iPhone 8 and use AirPod Pro’s and use premium but every time I listen to music it pauses the songs over and over again. I’ve tried logging off all devices...

  • Casual Listener
  • late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I have an iPhone 8 and use AirPod Pro’s and use premium but every time I listen to music it p...
  • Billy-J
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Spotify Connect not working with last update on iOS and Yamaha

PlanPremiumCountryDEUDeviceiPhone 6sOperating SystemiOS 12.4 My Question or IssueAfter last Spotify-App update, the Yamaha Spotify Connect Speakers are not available for playing Music on iOS. The Speakers are shown on another iPhone with the Spotify ...

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  • Plan Premium Country DEU Device iPhone 6s Operating System iOS 12.4   My Question or Issue After last Spotify-App update, the Yamaha Spotify Connect Speakers are not available for play...
  • Reazj
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Superuser Contribution My playlists disappeared after signing up to a 3 mth premium trial

PlanPremiumCountryGBDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 13 My Question or IssueMy playlists disappeared after I signed up to a premium 3 mth trial. I was logged into my account when I activated my trial. I did not sign in via FB but my normal login det...

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  • Plan Premium Country GB Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 13   My Question or Issue My playlists disappeared after I signed up to a premium 3 mth trial. I was logged into my account...
  • Elena
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New playlist issue

For some reason if I’m in the car in Bluetooth . With car view off and I want to add a song to playlist, when I press add to playlist and the try to add to “new playlist” it does nothing. But if not playing on Bluetooth it works fine. Any ideas PlanP...

  • Casual Listener
  • For some reason if I’m in the car in Bluetooth . With car view off and I want to add a song to playlist, when I press add to playlist and the try to add to “new playlist” it does nothing. But if not ...
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songs updating on "made by spotify" playlist

Plan:PremiumCountry: HondurasDevice: iPhone 7I have the latest Spotify app and I use the "made by Spotify" playlists. I do not use Cell Data when I leave the house, so the playlists are downloaded to the phone. My issue is that the playlists update a...

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  •   Plan:Premium Country: Honduras Device: iPhone 7 I have the latest Spotify app and I use the "made by Spotify"  playlists.  I do not use Cell Data when I leave the house, so the ...
  • MrGC
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Dislike/hiding a song on iOS doesn't dislike/hide on desktop

My iOS interface no longer shows a dislike button, but instead of I have to go to the top menu and press "hide". This is terrible on it's own. But what's worse is pressing hide on my iPhone does not hide/dislike the song from my desktop. And now even...

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  • My iOS interface no longer shows a dislike button, but instead of I have to go to the top menu and press "hide". This is terrible on it's own. But what's worse is pressing hide on my iPhone does not ...
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Solved!! Spotify keeps playing an unwanted song.

I have a premium account in Belgium and is having an issue with Spotify playing an unwanted song in iOS. It is not only starts playing when I start listening after a break, but it even interferes with songs I am listening, end even (!) starts on its ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a premium account in Belgium and is having an issue with Spotify playing an unwanted song in iOS. It is not only starts playing when I start listening after a break, but it even interferes wit...
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can’t play songs with notification “you can still start radio based on this artist”?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemIOS 13 My Question or IssueThis morning i can play this song, but when i clear up my search list on the search button, suddenly the songs also missing and spotify notification told me tha...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free/Premium Country Indonesia Device iPhone 11 Operating System IOS 13   My Question or Issue This morning i can play this song, but when i clear up my search list on the search ...
  • MrGC
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Songs playing but no sound

PlanPremiumDeviceiPhone 10s MaxOperating SystemiOS My Question or IssueHello! I am having an issue where I will be listening to an album and a song will just randomly have no sound. The song will still be playing and will play all the way through jus...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Device iPhone 10s Max Operating System iOS    My Question or Issue Hello!  I am having an issue where I will be listening to an album and a song will just randomly...
  • MrGC
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Superuser Contribution Song abspielen nicht möglich, Landesabhängig?

Hi, warum kann man einige Songs nicht abspielen, obwohl man sieht, dass es sie auf Spotify gibt? Ist das Landesabhängig? Wollte zum Beispiel "Palm trees" von "Flatbush zombies" hören, fand es aber nur in einer Playlist, wo ich es nicht abspielen kann...

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  • Hi, warum kann man einige Songs nicht abspielen, obwohl man sieht, dass es sie auf Spotify gibt? Ist das Landesabhängig? Wollte zum Beispiel "Palm trees" von "Flatbush zombies" hören, fand es aber nu...
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My playlists disappeared when I signed up to 3 mth premium free trial

PlanPremiumCountryGBDeviceiPhone 8, iOS 13 My Question or IssueMy playlist disappeared after I signed up to 3 mth Spotify premium trial. I was logged into my account when I signed up as did not use FB other login. How can I please retrieve my playlis...

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  • Plan Premium Country GB Device iPhone 8, iOS 13   My Question or Issue My playlist disappeared after I signed up to 3 mth Spotify premium trial. I was logged into my account when I signe...
  • Billy-J
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Why does Spotify stream even though I have the music downloaded locally on my iPhone?

PlanPremiumCountry Singapore DeviceiPhone 7Operating System My Question or IssueWhy does Spotify stream music even though it is downloaded locally on my phone? I am overseas and Spotify has been streaming using 7GB of data in one week for Music that ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Singapore   Device iPhone 7 Operating System   My Question or Issue Why does Spotify stream music even though it is downloaded locally on my phone?  I a...
  • TheIgster
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Superuser Contribution Songs downloaded online, no longer downloaded offline.

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceIphoneXOperating SystemLatest IOS My Question or IssueI have my primary playlist downloaded so when not on internet I can still play it in the car. Just recently when going out I cant access the playlist and it shows it ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device IphoneX Operating System Latest IOS   My Question or Issue I have my primary playlist downloaded so when not on internet I can still play it in the c...
  • Katerina
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Superuser Contribution Album cover not loading / player not available

PlanPremium DeviceiPhone 10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSeems like the album cover and the player are not loading on m iPhone, i can only skip songs from the preview mode on my phone. when i open the player that supposed to show the...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium     Device iPhone 10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Seems like the album cover and the player are not loading on m iPhone, i can only...
  • Ivan
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Superuser Contribution Music keeps pausing by itself

PlanPremiumDeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 12 My Question or IssueHello, it’s been a few days that my music pauses by itself while I’m listening to it. I’ve already tried to uninstall and reinstall the app, and I thought the problem was solved, but...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 12   My Question or Issue Hello, it’s been a few days that my music pauses by itself while I’m listening to it. I’ve already tried to un...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won’t play downloaded or even start songs

PlanPremiumCountryCzech Republic Operating System(iOS 10, iPhone 7 My Question or IssueMy Spotify won’t play or even start playing downloaded songs. It puts it on, and gets stuck. I have a premium plan and unless I’m connected to the WiFi, it won’t p...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Republic    Operating System (iOS 10, iPhone 7    My Question or Issue My Spotify won’t play or even start playing downloaded songs. It puts i...
  • Mario
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Superuser Contribution Local Files grayed out on iPhone.

The local files I have downloaded on my laptop work on the laptop, but not on any other device. I have read other topics so I have tried many fixes, but none of them have worked. I have tried disabling firewall, putting internet on private, uninstall...

  • Visitor
  • The local files I have downloaded on my laptop work on the laptop, but not on any other device. I have read other topics so I have tried many fixes, but none of them have worked. I have tried disabli...
  • Mario
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