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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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  • frankiaro
  • Newbie
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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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  • Ver
  • Spotify Legend
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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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  • n0hero
  • Casual Listener
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Solved!! How to “like” a track without saving it to library?

occasionally discover weekly will provide a playlist, and im curious to know how to indicate i like the song via the heart button, without adding it to the Liked Songs library. Essentially i want spotify to know I enjoyed the song and want similar re...

  • Newbie
  • occasionally discover weekly will provide a playlist, and im curious to know how to indicate i like the song via the heart button, without adding it to the Liked Songs library. Essentially i want spo...
  • AppleG
  • Composer
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Unable to sort playlists on iPad as described on Help pages

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceiPadOperating SystemIOS12 My Question or IssueI want to sort my playlists by artist. I followed the instructions on the Help pages but pressing the three parallel lines doesn’t give me any options to sort.

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device iPad Operating System IOS12   My Question or Issue I want to sort my playlists by artist. I followed the instructions on the Help pages but pressing the ...
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New UI on only my phone?

Hey, recently, my UI has been different than all my other friends with the same iPhone X. To access my liked songs, I have to go into playlists, then into liked songs. My artist page is all messed up, it’s only showing artists that I follow, not the ...

  • Newbie
  • Hey, recently, my UI has been different than all my other friends with the same iPhone X. To access my liked songs, I have to go into playlists, then into liked songs. My artist page is all messed up...
  • Maxim
  • Spotify Star
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Strange layout? Read this!

So, everyone! Spotify has suddenly decided to mess up the layout completely, we are missing a repeat button, our recents lists are gone, also the artist page is useless since the last update. Even worse, spotify has no customer service to reach out t...

  • Music Fan
  • So, everyone!    Spotify has suddenly decided to mess up the layout completely, we are missing a repeat button, our recents lists are gone, also the artist page is useless since the last ...
  • Mjlark
  • Casual Listener
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An Error Occurred

Hi,I have a problem on my iPad air (running iOS 12, but this has been happening since before I updated) when searching up stuff in Spotify. Whenever I type in a song, an artist, user, etc., it gives me the message "An Error Occurred", no matter what....

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I have a problem on my iPad air (running iOS 12, but this has been happening since before I updated) when searching up stuff in Spotify. Whenever I type in a song, an artist, user, etc., it give...
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Does anyone else’s Spotify app look like this when opened?

I recently connected my Spotify to a 3rd gen echo and now my UI is pretty sparce. Is there anything I can do for this?PlanPremium

  • Newbie
  • I recently connected my Spotify to  a 3rd gen echo and now my UI is pretty sparce. Is there anything I can do for this? Plan Premium    
  • Nico
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Can't swipe to add song to queue when searching in my playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 12.1.3 My IssueAs the title says, whenever I search for a song in one of my playlists, I can't swipe right on any of the search results to add a song to the queue easily. I have to instead tap th...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 12.1.3   My Issue As the title says, whenever I search for a song in one of my playlists, I can't swipe right on any of th...
  • voidarg
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    Glitch
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    swipe to queue
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Have to keep restarting app

My IssueI have to keep restarting the app if I pause music for more than a minute. Spotify seems to crash itself if I pause music then walk away for a minute or so to go do something, which means I can't just come back to my phone and immediately res...

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  • My Issue I have to keep restarting the app if I pause music for more than a minute. Spotify seems to crash itself if I pause music then walk away for a minute or so to go do something, which means I...
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Have to login everytime

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceiPhone 6Operating System(iOS 12.2 Spotify asks me to login everytime I open it. How can I fix it? I’ve already updated the app! thanks!

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil Device iPhone 6 Operating System (iOS 12.2   Spotify asks me to login everytime I open it. How can I fix it? I’ve already updated the app!   t...
  • Bittencourt
  • Spotify Star
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution White large buttons have fuzzy corners after 8.4.98.741

After the 8.4.98.741 update on Spotify’s iOS clients (iPad and iPhone both) the large white button style started having fuzzy corners, unlike other buttons, they aren’t completely round. Screenshots:

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  • After the 8.4.98.741 update on Spotify’s iOS clients (iPad and iPhone both) the large white button style started having fuzzy corners, unlike other buttons, they aren’t completely round.  ...
  • Loxer
  • Spotify Star
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    Mobile
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keep the screen of my telephone on during playing

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceiPhone 8 My Question or Issueis it possible to keep my screen on while i'm playing my spotifylist?

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device iPhone 8   My Question or Issue is it possible to keep my screen on while i'm playing my spotifylist?
  • Nico
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Favorite artist

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 12.1.4 My Question or Issue I want to see others favorite artist instead of recently plater artist.

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Norway Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 12.1.4   My Question or Issue   I want to see others favorite artist instead of recently plater artist. ...
  • kevsem
  • Casual Listener
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Spotify won’t load only certain albums

I have a iPhone 6s+ and I am trying to listen to the “Arche” and “vulgur” albums by Dir en grey, the app says that the album is there and it shows the songs. But when I click on it it doesn’t load at all. I’ve tried logging out, clearing my history a...

  • Newbie
  • I have a iPhone 6s+ and I am trying to listen to the “Arche” and “vulgur” albums by Dir en grey, the app says that the album is there and it shows the songs. But when I click on it it doesn’t load at...
  • Nico
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How do you add an album to your playlist with the free version?

How do you add an album to your playlist with the free version? er it will be for us to try and help.PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 10 My Question or Issue

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  • How do you add an album to your playlist with the free version? er it will be for us to try and help. Plan Free/Premium Country   Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 10   My Ques...
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Song library not updating

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice(iPhone 7Operating SystemCurrent ios My Question or IssueHi guysEver since one of the last updates albums that I save don't show in my song library anymore. They do show in albums tho. Also, my library isnt full.what ca...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Germany Device (iPhone 7 Operating System Current ios   My Question or Issue Hi guys Ever since one of the last updates albums that I save don't show in m...
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  • Casual Listener
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Can’t search artists or play unsaved music

PlanPremiumCountryDenmark DeviceiPhone 6sOperating SystemiOS 12.1 My Question or IssueI purchased Premium Family around the 25th and have since then experienced some extremely annoying problems. None of the other family members have them. I can only ...

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  •     Plan Premium Country Denmark   Device iPhone 6s Operating System iOS 12.1   My Question or Issue I purchased Premium Family around the 25th and have since then ex...
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Solved!! Apple Watch App Not Connecting to iOS Phone App

PlanPremium CountryCanada DeviceiPhone 8Apple Watch 4 GPS/LTE Operating SystemIOS 12.2watchOS 5.1.3 My Apple Watch Spotify app will not connect to my phone. It just has my watch’s name listed but no controls with Spotify. I’ve reinstalled and uninsta...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Canada   Device iPhone 8 Apple Watch 4 GPS/LTE   Operating System IOS 12.2 watchOS 5.1.3   My Apple Watch Spotify app will not connect to my p...
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Solved!! Can’t access album

PlanPremiumCountryEngland DeviceiPhone 6sOperating SystemiOS 12.1.4 My Question or IssueWhen I try to access the album ‘Bach, J.S.: The Organ Works’, recorded by Peter Hurford (spotify:album:7qePjeQ4Je8G1RqeaiIQVs), I am presented with a screen that ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country England  Device iPhone 6s Operating System iOS 12.1.4   My Question or Issue When I try to access the album ‘Bach, J.S.: The Organ Works’, recorded by Peter H...
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  • Casual Listener
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    Unavailable album
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Listening time not updating

I always use spotify with my data and only the date is updating but the hours I listened to is not. The last time the “number of hours” was updated was when there were new songs and I had to download them, and that was March 25, 2019. I badly needed ...

  • Newbie
  • I always use spotify with my data and only the date is updating but the hours I listened to is not. The last time the “number of hours” was updated was when there were new songs and I had  to do...
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iPhone

I have seen some third-party iPhone data erasers on Google. If I use them, will they damage other data on my iPhone?

  • Casual Listener
  • I have seen some third-party iPhone data erasers on Google. If I use them, will they damage other data on my iPhone?  
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