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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 Playlist will play random songs not on playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUsa Device(iPhone 7 PlusOperating System(iOS 12.3.1 My Question or IssueAfter wasting 45 minutes to post this due to how long meant Spotify app is on phone and laptop. I have a playlist and when I listen to it on my phone only one s...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Usa   Device (iPhone 7 Plus Operating System (iOS 12.3.1   My Question or Issue After wasting 45 minutes to post this due to how long meant Spotify app is on...
  • Maria
  • Moderator
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  • 9 replies
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My + icon has now reverted back to a heart icon.

On April 12th, I noticed that my Spotify.app has reverted back to using the old icon. I was just getting used to the change from the to the + icon, along with the new features that I actually liked. Now the app has reverted back to the older method w...

  • Casual Listener
  • On April 12th, I noticed that my Spotify.app has reverted back to using the old ❤️ icon. I was just getting used to the change from the ❤️ to the + icon, along with the new features that I actua...
  • Marigirrafess
  • Newbie
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Go to song location in playlist

In Android I can start playing a specific playlist, and clicking on the playlist’s name on top of the screen takes me to the position in the playlist where the current song is located. Why is this behaviour not available on iOS? It is really annoying...

  • Casual Listener
  • In Android I can start playing a specific playlist, and clicking on the playlist’s name on top of the screen takes me to the position in the playlist where the current song is located.   Why i...
  • salimgalou
  • Regular
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Old phone

PlanFreeCountryU.S.DeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 12.5.7 My Question or IssueHi! I’m a 15 year old who really enjoys his music, but afternoons receiving a hand-me-down phone I have found that I have not been able to download Spotify. This really f...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free Country U.S. Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 12.5.7   My Question or Issue Hi! I’m a 15 year old who really enjoys his music, but afternoons receiving a hand-me-down pho...
  • kaworu_bloodpaw
  • Roadie
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Superuser Contribution Mobile data used although song is downloaded

Today I found out that spotify uses about 1 MB of my mobile data for 3 minutes of music even though the song is downloaded. Is this a Bug?I use the latest versions of the spotify app (8.4.3.884) as well as IoS (10.3.2) with an Iphone 6.Anybody with a...

  • Regular
  • Today I found out that spotify uses about 1 MB of my mobile data for 3 minutes of music even though the song is downloaded. Is this a Bug? I use the latest versions of the spotify app (8.4.3.884) ...
  • italdesign
  • Newbie
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Superuser Contribution Why are recommendations so terrible

The recommendations s*ck:- Listened to a few anime covers, now all my "Discover Weekly" is filled with disgusting covers. I'm trying to "not like" all of them, but it doesn't work.- In-playlist recommendations: the algorithm is as dumb as it can be: ...

  • Roadie
  • The recommendations s*ck: - Listened to a few anime covers, now all my "Discover Weekly" is filled with disgusting covers. I'm trying to "not like" all of them, but it doesn't work. - In-playlist r...
  • zkempler
  • Newbie
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Superuser Contribution Disable Smart Shuffle in Liked playlist

Please please please fix the smart shuffle feature. I’m tired of using it. I have my Playlist the way I like it. Not how an algorithm thinks I will. In the likes Playlist, the smart shuffle turns back on the second I minimize the app. please just let...

  • Casual Listener
  • Please please please fix the smart shuffle feature. I’m tired of using it. I have my Playlist the way I like it. Not how an algorithm thinks I will. In the likes Playlist, the smart shuffle turns bac...
  • MarimoTM
  • Casual Listener
  • 327 Views
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Superuser Contribution App crashes / freezes / doesn't load, even after 8.8.82 update

Updated to 8.8.82, updated to iOS 17.1 and still have the exact same issues as addressed in this thread. The app is 99% unusable: crashes midway through every song, doesn't load playlists, freezes constantly. I'm on an iPhone 13, Premium plan, USA. N...

  • Casual Listener
  • Updated to 8.8.82, updated to iOS 17.1 and still have the exact same issues as addressed in this thread. The app is 99% unusable: crashes midway through every song, doesn't load playlists, freezes co...
  • briantroy
  • Casual Listener
  • 1590 Views
  • 18 replies
  • 3 likes
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  • 18 replies
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Cellular Streaming Quality Lower After iPhone/Mobile Plan Upgrade

I recently upgraded my iPhone and mobile phone plan and I found that the quality of my Spotify cellular streaming playback in my car has significantly degraded. PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceOld: iPhone SE (gen 1) (4G/LTE)New: iPhone SE (gen 3) (5G) ...

  • Music Fan
  • I recently upgraded my iPhone and mobile phone plan and I found that the quality of my Spotify cellular streaming playback in my car has significantly degraded.   Plan Premium Country Canad...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 376 Views
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Superuser Contribution Volume steps Spotify Connect less fine grained in iOS 16

PlanPremium CountryThe Netherlands DeviceiPhone 12 mini Operating SystemiOS 16 Release Candidate My Question or IssueThe volume buttons on the iPhone and iPad can be used to change the volume of the device that’s being used through Spotify Connect. O...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium   Country The Netherlands   Device iPhone 12 mini   Operating System iOS 16 Release Candidate   My Question or Issue The volume buttons on the iPhone and...
  • vlad3r
  • Regular
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to activate Smart Shuffle

I‘m using „Premium Individual“ on a iPhone (iOS and Spotify App updated).Short time after activating Smart Shuffle I get the error message that it is not possible to activate it. I have this problem since a week or two. Before I was able to use it.

  • Casual Listener
  • I‘m using „Premium Individual“ on a iPhone (iOS and Spotify App updated). Short time after activating Smart Shuffle I get the error message that it is not possible to activate it. I have this proble...
  • Joan
  • Moderator
  • 251 Views
  • 3 replies
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Superuser Contribution Volume Issue Since Updating to iOS 17.1.2

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDeviceiPhone 13Operating System(iOS 17.1.2 My Question or IssueSince updating my iOS to 17.1.2, when I’m listening to Spotify (always using headphones) and I stop play, when I restart play again the volume is really low.

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device iPhone 13 Operating System (iOS 17.1.2   My Question or Issue Since updating my iOS to 17.1.2, when I’m listening to Spotify (always using headphone...
  • Lyubka
  • Moderator
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  • 1 replies
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Music stops playing after 10 seconds

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone XS MaxOperating SystemiOS 15.3.1 My Question or IssueWhen I listen to music with my iPhone, sometimes the song will simply stop playing after 10 seconds. This is totally random and happens with different songs. My...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone XS Max Operating System iOS 15.3.1   My Question or Issue When I listen to music with my iPhone, sometimes the song will simply stop playing a...
  • cocowinter
  • Regular
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Play Queue list won’t allow editing of play order

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 12Operating SystemiOS 14.8 My Question or IssueSome time after update to version 8.8.62 I lost the ability to change the play order of my queue. Songs are now locked into the order they were queued in. UI of the q...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone 12 Operating System iOS 14.8    My Question or Issue Some time after update to version 8.8.62 I lost the ability to change the pl...
  • Queueshifter
  • Visitor
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  • 18 replies
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Like heart next to song gone

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceiPhone 12Operating SystemiOS 16.5 My Question or IssueYes I know there are other posts complaining about this issue but they just want the like button back, which I understand you obviously removed that for a re...

  • Newbie
  •   Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device iPhone 12 Operating System iOS 16.5   My Question or Issue Yes I know there are other posts complaining about this issue but they ju...
  • reason
  • Casual Listener
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  • Liked songs heart
    Mobile
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Superuser Contribution canvas not working

 PlanPremiumCountryUnitedKingdomDevice(iPhone 8 plus Operating systemios 13.2My Question or Issuei cannot use made a toggle to turn on and off canvas i don’t know why this is happening but it’s always worked for me

  • Casual Listener
  •     Plan Premium Country UnitedKingdom Device (iPhone 8 plus  Operating system ios 13.2 My Question or Issue i cannot use made a toggle to turn on and off canvas i don’t know why...
  • Mahdistics
  • Visitor
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Superuser Contribution Freezing/ crashing when devices are plugged in.

plan: family premium iPhone 7 Plus and ipadios when I listen to Spotify and either of my devices are plugged in (both aux cord and regular charging) I’ll get to listen to 3-4 songs before the app freezes and I have to close and open it again. And it’...

  • Newbie
  • plan: family premium  iPhone 7 Plus and ipad ios    when I listen to Spotify and either of my devices are plugged in (both aux cord and regular charging) I’ll get to listen to 3-4 ...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
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  • 0 likes
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution 100% Volume glitch when opening app

Listening to spotify music on our Bose Sountouch Wifi speakers, with music already playing. When I open the Spotify app it sets the speaker volume instantly to 100% (not a slow ramp up). This can then be reduced using my phone’s volume side button bu...

  • Casual Listener
  • Listening to spotify music on our Bose Sountouch Wifi speakers, with music already playing. When I open the Spotify app it sets the speaker volume instantly to 100% (not a slow ramp up). This can the...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
  • 4255 Views
  • 9 replies
  • 3 likes
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics not showing a preview

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone 15Operating SystemiOS 17.1 My Question or IssueHello, I noticed that in my spotify the lyrics are not showing the preview they used to show before. I dont know if it is a new update or if it is a bug but I havent...

  • Regular
  • Plan Free/Premium Country US Device iPhone 15 Operating System iOS 17.1   My Question or Issue Hello, I noticed that in my spotify the lyrics are not showing the preview they used to s...
  • Nolardo
  • Regular
  • 340 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 340 Views
  • 7 replies
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Artists not showing up on following count

PlanFreeCountryCanada My Question or IssueI have just downloaded Spotify and made a new account but I’ve noticed that my followed artists don’t show up in my following count on my profile, only the friends I am following show up in the number. This a...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free Country Canada     My Question or Issue I have just downloaded Spotify and made a new account but I’ve noticed that my followed artists don’t show up in my following count ...
  • user-removed
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  • 247 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 247 Views
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