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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 App crashes when using bluetooth

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceXOperating System14.7.1 My Question or IssueJust started today. 01/10/2021. When listening to music using bluetooth to my headphones sony wh-1000x M3 the app will completely crash. This happens shortly after I click th...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device X Operating System 14.7.1   My Question or Issue Just started today. 01/10/2021. When listening to music using bluetooth to my headphones sony w...
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CarPlay disconnects

Phone: iPhone 13 proIOS software: 15.1 latestCar: Honda and latest softwareSpotify: latest update CarPlay works with no issues as long as I don’t use Spotify. As soon as I open Spotify, CarPlay crashes and shows that I have no phone connected. If I u...

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  • Phone: iPhone 13 pro IOS software: 15.1 latest Car: Honda and latest software Spotify: latest update   CarPlay works with no issues as long as I don’t use Spotify. As soon as I open Spotify...
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Superuser Contribution App keeps crashing when i switch to another app

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceiPhone 13 Pro and iPhone SEOperating SystemIOS 15 and 14.8 respectively My Question or IssueIf I am playing music through the Spotify IOS app and switch to a different app or go to my home screen, the song stops ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone SE Operating System IOS 15 and 14.8 respectively    My Question or Issue If I am playing music through t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Liked song icon on song in playlist is green but not actually liked

Hopefully the title is enough but I’ve been listening to the “New Core” playlist over the past couple of days on my iPhone 11 (latest iOS version) and noticed that the liked song icon (the heart) has been highlighted green on a lot of songs but it tu...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hopefully the title is enough but I’ve been listening to the “New Core” playlist over the past couple of days on my iPhone 11 (latest iOS version) and noticed that the liked song icon (the heart) has...
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Superuser Contribution Certain Local Songs do not play on mobile devices

PlanPremiumCountrydo not want to share Device(iPad Mini 2, iPhone 10)Operating System(iOS 12) My Question or IssueI have some local songs that do not play in my mobile devices, but they do play on my PC. Only certain songs do this, I have other local...

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  • Plan Premium Country do not want to share   Device (iPad Mini 2, iPhone 10) Operating System (iOS 12 )   My Question or Issue I have some local songs that do not play in my mobi...
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[IOS] Why my spotify running in the background without i knowing it

So when i check the battery in the setting on my phone it says that spotify have run for a minute or two when i sleeping (I dont use it on any other platform that having my account on it)Anyone know the reason?Thank for reading

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  • So when i check the battery in the setting on my phone it says that spotify have run for a minute or two when i sleeping (I dont use it on any other platform that having my account on it) Anyone kno...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast stops playing and then plays new episode

Plan - PremiumCountry - CanadaDevice - iPhone 11 Pro Max Podcast randomly stops playing and then starts a new episode. When I go back to the episode I was listening to before it does not remember where I left off and starts from the beginning. I am u...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Canada Device - iPhone 11 Pro Max   Podcast randomly stops playing and then starts a new episode. When I go back to the episode I was listening to before it doe...
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Superuser Contribution automatically make new playlists private

hey is there a way to make new playlists automatically private? i already used the desktop app to make sure the "make new playlists public" setting under social is turned off and still every time i make a playlist its public. its just annoying having...

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  • hey is there a way to make new playlists automatically private? i already used the desktop app to make sure the "make new playlists public" setting under social is turned off and still every time i m...
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Superuser Contribution Content not loading over cellular

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiPhone 13Operating SystemiOS 15 My Question or IssueContent won’t load when using a cellular connection.When I open the app the ‘connecting’ status appears at the bottom of the screen (and stays there) but the app nev...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone 13 Operating System iOS 15   My Question or Issue Content won’t load when using a cellular connection. When I open the app the ‘co...
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Superuser Contribution Local files won't play on mobile even though they're downloaded

I downloaded songs and set up my Spotify local files on my PC. I put them in my playlist and successfully downloaded them on my iPhone 11. The songs are not greyed out, however when I click on them to play, they do not play. The blurb that tells you ...

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  • I downloaded songs and set up my Spotify local files on my PC. I put them in my playlist and successfully downloaded them on my iPhone 11. The songs are not greyed out, however when I click on them t...
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Developer] Progress indicator for downloading to apple watch

The progress indicator for downloading songs or podcasts to apple watch is seriously bad! Just greyed out sitting there waiting. I can tap on it to see how much has been downloaded or if there is a problem. Please improve!

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  • The progress indicator for downloading songs or podcasts to apple watch is seriously bad! Just greyed out sitting there waiting. I can tap on it to see how much has been downloaded or if there is a p...
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Superuser Contribution Application using excessive mobile data

PlanFreeCountrySlovakia/Czech republicDevice(iPhone 12 mini)Operating System(iOS 15.0) My Question or IssueHi there! I noticed earlier today that I started running out of my data way too fast even though 98% of my day I am connected via Wi-Fi so I re...

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  • Plan Free Country Slovakia/Czech republic Device (iPhone 12 mini) Operating System (iOS 15.0)   My Question or Issue Hi there!  I noticed earlier today that I started running out...
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Superuser Contribution UI bug: play / shuffle button obscures "..." button during playlist filter

PlanPremium CountryUSA DeviceiPhone 6s+ Operating SystemiOS 15 My Question or Issue It is not possible to tap the "..." button for the first result of a filtered playlist. To reproduce:1. select "Your Library"2. select "Liked Songs" (or any playlist)...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device iPhone 6s+   Operating System iOS 15   My Question or Issue   It is not possible to tap the "..." button for the first resul...
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Discover] Discover Section Disappeared

The main edge Spotify has on Apple Music now appears to have been removed - the “Discover” section no longer lists “similar to” artist + albums…As a Spotify user for 10 years, this has me reconsidering my alliance. Please fix this by adding back (and...

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  • The main edge Spotify has on Apple Music now appears to have been removed - the “Discover” section no longer lists “similar to” artist + albums… As a Spotify user for 10 years, this has me reconside...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify does not resume play after Siri/Google Maps Speaks

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 11Operating System My Question or IssueWhen Siri/Google maps speaks, my Spotify audio pauses. This is fine. However, the issue is that Spotify audio does not resume after Siri/Google Maps is done speaking.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 11 Operating System     My Question or Issue When Siri/Google maps speaks, my Spotify audio pauses. This is fine. However, the issue is that...
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Superuser Contribution homepage won’t refresh

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceiPhone 11 ProOperating SystemiOS 15 My Question or Issuethe spotify homepage won’t refresh on mobile, like the recommendations at the top haven’t changed for the past few days. have restarted the app, and logged ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device iPhone 11 Pro Operating System iOS 15   My Question or Issue the spotify homepage won’t refresh on mobile, like the recommendations a...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify fast scrolling bug (again)

PlanPremium FamilyCountryItalyDeviceiPhone 12 miniOperating SystemiOS 15.0Spotify version: 8.6.62.1035My Question or IssueWhen i’m in a big playlist and want to fast scrolling to the bottom/top, the scrolling is very laggy (this bug was already fixed...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Italy Device iPhone 12 mini Operating System iOS 15.0 Spotify version: 8.6.62.1035 My Question or Issue When i’m in a big playlist and want to fast scrollin...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [iOS][Your Library] Re-Separate Songs,Podcasts, and Playlists

Separate podcasts, songs, and playlists so they are not all jumbled together, like keep the tabs on top in “My Library” (Artists, Playlists, Podcasts) but only show them when clicked on. I.e. when you click “Playlists”, just show Playlists, when you ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Separate podcasts, songs, and playlists so they are not all jumbled together, like keep the tabs on top in “My Library” (Artists, Playlists, Podcasts) but only show them when clicked on. I.e. when yo...
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Superuser Contribution Where is the queue on iPad?

HelloNot sure is this a bug on the iPad version but where can the queue be located? I can add to it from iPad but I can't see it to rearrange as I can on the iPhone.

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  • Hello Not sure is this a bug on the iPad version but where can the queue be located? I can add to it from iPad but I can't see it to rearrange as I can on the iPhone.
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Superuser Contribution Newly downloaded local files wont play

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceIphone 11 pro max / PCOperating SystemIOS 14 / Windows 10 My Question or IssueI have a bunch of local files in my playlist that work, but recently ive downloaded more local files onto my computer, and when i try to ad...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia Device Iphone 11 pro max / PC Operating System IOS 14 / Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a bunch of local files in my playlist that work,...
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