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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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New Your Library view

Spotify has introduced a new version of Your Library to mobile users of the iOS and Android apps. Come on over to the main Community thread to get an overview of what's new and share your feedback: New Your Library view (iOS & Android)

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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 [iOS iPhone] Scrolling in large playlist resets scroll to top

DeviceiPhone Xs MaxOperating SystemiOS 15.0.1 Hi, I have a large playlist (1109 songs) that I share with my group of friends. In the latest Spotify version, when I scroll in this playlist, I reach a point a little less than half way through the playl...

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  • Device iPhone Xs Max Operating System iOS 15.0.1   Hi,   I have a large playlist (1109 songs) that I share with my group of friends. In the latest Spotify version, when I scroll in t...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files/"No devices available" BUT device seen in Connect to device playback

Plan: PremiumDevice: iPhone XSmax / MBA M1Operating System: iOS 15.0.1 / macOS 11.6 M1 My Question or Issue:Spotify app on iOS is not seeing local devices from within Settings/Local Files. However, local devices ARE seen when choosing the playback de...

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  • Plan: Premium Device: iPhone XSmax / MBA M1 Operating System: iOS 15.0.1 / macOS 11.6 M1   My Question or Issue: Spotify app on iOS is not seeing local devices from within Settings/Local Fi...
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Superuser Contribution Mini player not updating (mobile)

The mini player on my Spotify is the old one that’s just grey when others have a better color version, also they updated the bottom bar to look better with the new mini player, but I still have the old one and the black bar so it looks worse! And it ...

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  • The mini player on my Spotify is the old one that’s just grey when others have a better color version, also they updated the bottom bar to look better with the new mini player, but I still have the o...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Bug!!!

I still can not assess my full playlist. I have like a 1000 songs but still it shows only about 100-200. The web player and android works fine. On my iPhone 13 Pro iOS 15.0.1 it doesn’t. Which I don’t understand because it was working until now.

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  • I still can not assess my full playlist. I have like a 1000 songs but still it shows only about 100-200. The web player and android works fine. On my iPhone 13 Pro iOS 15.0.1 it doesn’t. Which I don’...
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Superuser Contribution Background color of now playing UI

PlanPremiumCountryIcelandDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 15.0.1 My Question or IssueWhy does the background colour of the now playing UI keep changing? Sometimes the color matches the album cover well, but usually it doesn’t. Especially for this a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Iceland Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 15.0.1   My Question or Issue Why does the background colour of the now playing UI keep changing? Sometimes t...
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Superuser Contribution Volkswagen - Car play back issue

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceiPhone XS MaxOperating SystemiOS 13 My Question or IssueSo for over a week now I have been having issues playing Spotify in my car - I plug it in via USB and listen to Spotify via my media but for some reason it plays the f...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device iPhone XS Max Operating System iOS 13   My Question or Issue So for over a week now I have been having issues playing Spotify in my car - I plug ...
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Superuser Contribution How to view albums of all followed artists sorted by release date?

On iOS, premium I've followed all my favourite artists. I'd like to listen to new releases from them, so I want to view albums of all followed artists sorted by release date. For me it's the easiest way to know if there are new releases from all the ...

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  • On iOS, premium   I've followed all my favourite artists. I'd like to listen to new releases from them, so I want to view albums of all followed artists sorted by release date. For me it's the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [iOS][Playlists] Add an option for what to do with filtered results on a playlist

Today when I was about to take a shower I felt like listening to the Kendrick Lamar songs in my main playlist with all my songs, obviously, I don't like ALL the songs from Kendrick, that's why I have a playlist with a lot of songs from him but not ev...

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  • Today when I was about to take a shower I felt like listening to the Kendrick Lamar songs in my main playlist with all my songs, obviously, I don't like ALL the songs from Kendrick, that's why I have...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Not Playing

Hey guys, I've been using Spotify for many years now and I haven't ran into many issues that bugged me as bad as this one. Just recently, maybe a year ago, I didn't realize the app had a feature to import MP3 files and play them offline. The feature ...

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  • Hey guys,  I've been using Spotify for many years now and I haven't ran into many issues that bugged me as bad as this one. Just recently, maybe a year ago, I didn't realize the app had a featu...
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Superuser Contribution Missing covers and photos for albums and artists on iPhone 13 Pro Max with Spotify 8.6.66.1248

PlanPremium CountrySweden DeviceiPhone 13 Pro Max Operating SystemiOS 15.0.1 My Question or IssueAs in the title; Missing covers and photos for albums and artists in "my library list" on iPhone 13 Pro Max with Spotify 8.6.66.1248. If I open an album ...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Sweden   Device iPhone 13 Pro Max   Operating System iOS 15.0.1   My Question or Issue As in the title; Missing covers and photos for albu...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Play on Computer, but not on iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone SE 2020, HP Pavilion 15Operating SystemiOS 10, Windows 10 I have followed all the steps to add and play local files on my iPhone, all the songs are downloaded and available to play. The problem is, whenever...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone SE 2020, HP Pavilion 15 Operating System iOS 10, Windows 10   I have followed all the steps to add and play local files on my iP...
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[iOS][Connect] Apple Watch cellular function optimizations

I use Spotify on Apple Watch cellular with AirPods Pro without my iPhone. i use it by running workouts and here are actually two problems:1. if I want to start running I am connected to my wlan and the iPhone is near by I cannot use Spotify with Appl...

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  • I use Spotify on Apple Watch cellular with AirPods Pro without my iPhone.    i  use it by running workouts and here are actually two problems: 1. if I want to start running I am conn...
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Superuser Contribution Albums on CarPlay only show from letter A to E

PlanPremiumCountryFrance DeviceIphone 13 Pro MaxOperating SystemiOS 15 Hello So the problem is that CarPlay only show album from A to E , although I have a lot of albums between E and Z.The funny thing is if I log in with another free account I have ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France   Device Iphone 13 Pro Max Operating System iOS 15   Hello    So the problem is that CarPlay only show album from A to E , although...
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Discover] Notification on Albums from Artists you follow

Why isn't this standard out of the box? Idea is that everytime an Artist that you follow makes a new EP/Album or so then you get notified? I follow a lot of artists and it's not always easy to keep of with them releasing a new album, so if would be g...

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  • Why isn't this standard out of the box? 🙂   Idea is that everytime an Artist that you follow makes a new EP/Album or so then you get notified? I follow a lot of artists and it's not always ...
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Superuser Contribution [Mobile][Developer] enhance feature queue issue

after you enhance a playlist, it wont allow us to add songs to the queue by swiping. I think this was not intentional because we can still do it by clicking on the three dots. It would be cool if this was fixed. Thanks a bunch

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  • after you enhance a playlist, it wont allow us to add songs to the queue by swiping. I think this was not intentional because we can still do it by clicking on the three dots.   It would be co...
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CAN´T CHANGE PROFILE PIC OR PLAYLIST COVER

HelloI recently upgraded to Premium and when I try tapping on change photo or change image for Profile pic or Playlist nothing happens. Quite upsetting coming from Apple Music... Did anyone encounter this?

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  • Hello I recently upgraded to Premium and when I try tapping on change photo or change image for Profile pic or Playlist nothing happens. Quite upsetting coming from Apple Music...   Did anyon...
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iPad no edit playlist button but iPhone ok

PlanFree/PremiumCountryU.K. Device(iPad)Operating System(iOS 10.) My Question or IssueUsing ipad the edit button on each playlist is missing not displaying checked iPhone and it shows and works normally.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country U.K.  Device (iPad) Operating System (iOS 10.)   My Question or Issue Us ing ipad the edit button on each playlist is missing not displaying checked iPh...
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Solved!! Liked songs missing

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice(iPhone XR)Operating System(iOS 14.8) My Question or IssueI’ve noticed over the past week or so that love hearts are appearing green next to new music even though I’ve not liked them but songs i have liked are not syncing wi...

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  •   Plan Premium Country UK Device (iPhone XR) Operating System (iOS 14.8)   My Question or Issue I’ve noticed over the past week or so that love hearts  are appearing green ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I used to be able to change my playlist thumbnails and descriptions but now I can’t.

I used to be able to change my Spotify playlist thumbnails and descriptions. I had to reinstall the app earlier since it wasn’t working, and ever since I reinstalled it, I can only rename them. Anyone have any idea why it’s like this?? DeviceiPhone 8...

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  • I used to be able to change my Spotify playlist thumbnails and descriptions. I had to reinstall the app earlier since it wasn’t working, and ever since I reinstalled it, I can only rename them. Anyon...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play any songs on my phone

Premium account iPhone 8 iOS 14.7.1 In the last month I’ve started having problems with playing songs on my phone. At the beginning it usually played one song, stopped and then I had to manually press play for the next song to play. During the last w...

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  • Premium account   iPhone 8   iOS 14.7.1   In the last month I’ve started having problems with playing songs on my phone. At the beginning it usually played one song, stopped and ...
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