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Lyrics not showing

Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone XR Operating System iOS 15.0.2 Spotify 8.6.80.1180 My Question or Issue Apparently everyone in the world got the lyrics with the update. Expect me. How do I fix this ? Or rather how will YOU fix this ?! Empti...

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Downloading music on Apple Watch

Hey folks!Here's a few tips & tricks to share about downloading music from Spotify on your Apple Watch! - If you're looking to get started, check this out! Not seeing the 'Download to Apple Watch'-button yet? Make sure your Spotify app is up-to-date ...

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Solved!! I have a different interface compared to my friends

Plan Premium Country Hong Kong Device iPhone XS Operating System iOS 13.1.3 My Question or Issue I have just start using Spotify and I realise my interface in artists is different from those of my friends. My friends have the number of liked songs un...

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Superuser Contribution Hide Unplayable Song - Issue with Spotify Connect

Hi. I can hide songs on playlist and albums, and I activated Hide Unplayable Song feature on Playback setting. Despite the fact that this feature works when I use it on my Spotify on my phone, it doesn’t work (it won’t skip the hidden song) when I us...

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  • Hi.   I can hide songs on playlist and albums, and I activated Hide Unplayable Song feature on Playback setting. Despite the fact that this feature works when I use it on my Spotify on my phon...
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Superuser Contribution App Crashing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Deviceiphone 14 pro max Operating SystemiOS 16.0.2 My Question or IssueI just got my new phone and I have not been able to use Spotify because it keeps crashing when I open the app. I have tried signing out and signing back in, ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device iphone 14 pro max  Operating System iOS 16.0.2   My Question or Issue I just got my new phone and I have not been able to use Spo...
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Superuser Contribution Issues with SharePlay

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceIPhone SE 2020Operating SystemIOS 15.1My Question or IssueHi, I am unable to get SharePlay to work properly. All parties are using IOS 15.1 and Spotify version 8.6.78.419. After opening the app during a FaceTime, ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device IPhone SE 2020 Operating System IOS 15.1 My Question or Issue Hi, I am unable to get SharePlay to work properly. All parties are using IOS 1...
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Superuser Contribution iPad won’t let me save songs to playlist

On my iPad I used to be able to save songs to a playlist by clicking on the 3 dots next to the song. Now, the list of options for saving pops up, but disappears immediately. On my iPhone, it works, because the 3 dots have been replaced by a tick in a...

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  • On my iPad I used to be able to save songs to a playlist by clicking on the 3 dots next to the song. Now, the list of options for saving pops up, but disappears immediately. On my iPhone, it works, b...
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Multiple devices

Hi.I've just downloaded the app to my MacBook Pro, and paid subs for Premium. I have Spotify on my iPhone, and can't upgrade to Premium which is why I downloaded it to my MacBook. How do I connect the two and share playlists?I live in S.Africa in the...

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  • Hi. I've just downloaded the app to my MacBook Pro, and paid subs for Premium. I have Spotify on my iPhone, and can't upgrade to Premium which is why I downloaded it to my MacBook. How do I connect ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I can't download Spotify App to my iPhone SE

PlanPremiumCountry IrelandDeviceiPhone SEOperating System iOS 12.1 My Question or Issue I subscribed to your premium service yesterday but when i tried to download the app to my phone, it won't download. I see the cloud Logo but when I tap on it, a r...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Ireland Device iPhone SE Operating System    iOS 12.1   My Question or Issue  I subscribed to your premium service yesterday but when i tried...
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Superuser Contribution Swipe to Queue

Since a few weeks I am not able to use the swiping function to add songs to my queue. I noticed that swiping work in random playlists, except in my own liked songs playlist. However, I am able to queue songs by clicking on the three dots, but this is...

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  • Since a few weeks I am not able to use the swiping function to add songs to my queue. I noticed that swiping work in random playlists, except in my own liked songs playlist. However, I am able to que...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution The play button doesn’t work and I can’t play anything on my iphone

I can listen to music on my laptop but not my phone. The play buttons are unresponsive and no play bar appears when I’m listening on my laptop. I can switch devices from laptop to phone but nothing plays after and again no play bar. The only change w...

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  • I can listen to music on my laptop but not my phone. The play buttons are unresponsive and no play bar appears when I’m listening on my laptop. I can switch devices from laptop to phone but nothing p...
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Superuser Contribution When I pause music, it automatically resumes in 10 seconds

Premium PlanUSAiPhone 13 Pro, iOS 15.1.1Spotify app version: 8.6.96.5912014 BMW 328xi GT Been trying to use Spotify on my car, but it's almost useless as I can never pause the music for more than 10 seconds. I've tried this using Bluetooth, then USB ...

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  • Premium Plan USA iPhone 13 Pro, iOS 15.1.1 Spotify app version: 8.6.96.591 2014 BMW 328xi GT   Been trying to use Spotify on my car, but it's almost useless as I can never pause the mus...
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Solved!! IOS Spotify being different

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 16 My Question or IssueWhen I switched to this iPhone, Spotify’s user interface is different(even from other iPhones). On my phone, liked songs do not show a heart next to it, but it used to. I a...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 16   My Question or Issue When I switched to this iPhone, Spotify’s user interface is different(even from other iPhones). ...
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Superuser Contribution a way to search for your daily mix

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone 13 ProOperating SystemiOS 15 sometimes Spotify shows me my daily mixes but when I go to a different app & come back to this app, it vanishes and is replaced by a sea of “fresh finds” “heard at grandmas house” “wedding...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone 13 Pro Operating System iOS 15       sometimes Spotify shows me my daily mixes but when I go to a different app & come back to this...
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Superuser Contribution Album is repeating only three songs (shuffle not on)

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 15.2.1 My Question or IssueI’ve been recently playing an album on repeat and I’ve noticed that after a while it starts only playing three songs from the album. I’ve tried to attach my...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 15.2.1   My Question or Issue I’ve been recently playing an album on repeat and I’ve noticed that after a whil...
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Lockscreen icon not changing iOS 16.1

Spotify Version - 8.7.78.426iOS version- 16.1Steps to reproduce- 1.play song from downloaded playlist2. Tap on repeat and set it to current song only3. When song finishes and replay again lockscreen icon change to next song but current song which was...

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  • Spotify Version - 8.7.78.426 iOS version- 16.1 Steps to reproduce-   1.play song from downloaded playlist 2. Tap on repeat and set it to current song only 3. When song finishes and rep...
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Superuser Contribution AppleTV: Songs constantly pausing/skipping

Spotify on my AppleTV constantly pauses for a few seconds in every song, whether I'm streaming over Airplay or playing from the AppleTV app directly. Wondering if anyone else has this issue and knows how to fix it—rebooting my AppleTV didn't work, my...

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  • Spotify on my AppleTV constantly pauses for a few seconds in every song, whether I'm streaming over Airplay or playing from the AppleTV app directly. Wondering if anyone else has this issue and ...
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Superuser Contribution Carplay home screen changes

The issue: The Spotify home screen in CarPlay changed several weeks ago to list popular podcasts and other items that I've never listened to or shown an interest in listening to. How can I change my home screen to include the items I want? as as rece...

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  • The issue: The Spotify home screen in CarPlay changed several weeks ago to list popular podcasts and other items that I've never listened to or shown an interest in listening to.   How can I c...
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spotify doesn;t work anymore away from wifi

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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Spotify with Siri not working on iOS 16 / iPhone 14 Pro Max

Hey guys, is anyone else experiencing issues when using Siri to control Spotify on an iPhone 14 Pro Max running iOS 16? If I say "Hey Siri, play Fall Out Boy on Spotify", it dims the music, thinks and then freezes (You can see the dynamic island is p...

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  • Hey guys, is anyone else experiencing issues when using Siri to control Spotify on an iPhone 14 Pro Max running iOS 16? If I say "Hey Siri, play Fall Out Boy on Spotify", it dims the music, thinks an...
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Superuser Contribution Progress Bar Does Not Move While Looking At Lyrics On Full Screen

Plan: Premium Device: iPhone 13Operating System: iOS 15.5 My Question or IssueProgress bar of a song does not move while looking at the lyrics on full screen. It sometimes works, but rarely.

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  • Plan: Premium   Device: iPhone 13 Operating System: iOS 15.5   My Question or Issue Progress bar of a song does not move while looking at the lyrics on full screen. It ...
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