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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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Local files do not transfer to iphone

PlanPremiumCountryHong KongDeviceiphone SE/mac air late 2015Operating Systemios 12.1.2/os x 10.11.6 My Question or IssueI have a few mp3 files on a playlist that is set to download on both my mac and my phone. Recently (yesterday i think) it broke en...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Hong Kong Device iphone SE/mac air late 2015 Operating System ios 12.1.2/os x 10.11.6   My Question or Issue I have a few mp3 files on a playlist that is set to do...
  • Nico
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Superuser Contribution Cant download maximum amount of songs reached

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceiPhone 6Operating SystemiOS 10 My Question or Issue I have reached the maximum amount of downloads reached, I went through and deleted all the downloads I could find, logged out and reinstalled and nothing has fixed this i...

  • Roadie
  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Device iPhone 6 Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue  I have reached the maximum amount of downloads reached, I went through ...
  • Peter
  • Spotify Legend
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Search function not returning all related songs?

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceiPhone XOperating System(iOS12) My Question or IssueIn the last week I’ve noticed when searching for the name of an artist on a playlist I’m getting less results than I’ve gotten for pretty much the whole other time I’ve use...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device iPhone X Operating System (iOS12)   My Question or Issue In the last week I’ve noticed when searching for the name of an artist on a playlist I’m getting...
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Saved songs in albums

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 12 My Problem When I go to my albums library screen on the app, if I click on an album that I only have a few songs saved from, it no longer only shows the ones I have saved it shows all the tr...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone SE Operating System iOS 12   My Problem    When I go to my albums library screen on the app, if I click on an album that I o...
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    Albums List
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Cover art not appearing for local music?

It’s not appearing even though I’ve updated the cover art on iTunes.

  • Newbie
  • It’s not appearing even though I’ve updated the cover art on iTunes.
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Cant stop song from playing!

Hi, I really need help!My Spotify keeps playing same song over and over. I cant stop it! When I choose another song it plays for ten seconds and then return to the same song!It happens om my iPhone and google chromecast...I’ve tried to delete app and...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I really need help! My Spotify keeps playing same song over and over. I cant stop it! When I choose another song it plays for ten seconds and then return to the same song! It happens om my iPho...
  • Nico
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Cant open Album on iPhone XS

My Question or IssueUsing my iPhone XS I have the problem that while trying to open an album I sometimes receive the notification that something went wrong and I have to try later (see the attached screenshot). The strange thins about that is, that t...

  • Newbie
  • My Question or Issue Using my iPhone XS I have the problem that while trying to open an album I sometimes receive the notification that something went wrong and I have to try later (see the attached...
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Cant see all albums on artist

PlanPremiumCountryEurope DeviceiPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 12 latest Version My Question or IssueSince the update from a couple of month ago, when they introduced discography, i cant see all album on artists if they have more tha 100. Is that a bug ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Europe   Device iPhone SE Operating System iOS 12 latest Version   My Question or Issue Since the update from a couple of month ago, when they introduced dis...
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Accidentally deleted song from playlist

I have premium spotify on my iPhone 6S and recently recevied an update. In this update if you are inside one of your playlist and click on the more button on the right side of each individual song then a couple of options appear. Now a new option has...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have premium spotify on my iPhone 6S and recently recevied an update.  In this update if you are inside one of your playlist and click on the more button on the right side of each individual ...
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Spotify won’t load on the dash of my car

Hi, I’m hoping someone will have the answer to this - I have an 09 Mini Cooper which runs Spotify through a y cable - this has always worked fine expect the past 2 weeks or so, I am unable to cotrol spotify via the dash board. Spotify plays in my car...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   I’m hoping someone will have the answer to this - I have an 09 Mini Cooper which runs Spotify through a y cable - this has always worked fine expect the past 2 weeks or so, I am unable t...
  • HelenS2
  • Casual Listener
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Clicking on Artist name.

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceIPhone 7 PlusOperating SystemIOS 12 My Question or IssueI don't know if it's a bug, but when there are two or more artist that created a song and I want to reach their pages (in my Phone not in the software) the second I...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device IPhone 7 Plus Operating System IOS 12   My Question or Issue I don't know if it's a bug, but when there are two or more artist that created a song an...
  • Loxer
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How to only show songs I like not full abums

So I use Spotify on my iPhone X and I like to search for my music via albums where I can see all the songs I’ve liked, however now when I click on an album where I have only liked 1 or 2 songs the entire album shows up and I don’t want it to, any clu...

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  • So I use Spotify on my iPhone X and I like to search for my music via albums where I can see all the songs I’ve liked, however now when I click on an album where I have only liked 1 or 2 songs the en...
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Display doesn’t turn off when connected via bluetooth

HiI have experienced that for a long time and is still not fixed.when I’m connected via Bluetooth ( speakers or headphones) and Spotify on the background, sometimes I lock my phone and after that if got one notification or if I touch the display, the...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi I have experienced that for a long time and is still not fixed. when I’m connected via Bluetooth ( speakers or headphones) and Spotify on the background, sometimes I lock my phone and after that...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't select songs. Can only shuffle play. Please help

Hi. I'm a relatively new user and I have just downloaded thee spotify app on my iPhone. A few of my friends are regular users and they are able to search for and play specific songs. However when I try to do the same I can only shuffle play the album...

  • Newbie
  • Hi. I'm a relatively new user and I have just downloaded thee spotify app on my iPhone. A few of my friends are regular users and they are able to search for and play specific songs. However when I t...
  • Jemi
  • Spotify Legend
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I lost the option to just "save" songs

PlanPremiumCountry USADevice(iPhone) My Question or Issue All of a sudden today, I no longer see the option to just "save" a song to my general library. I click on the three dots which are now on the top instead of next to the song, and it will only ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device (iPhone)     My Question or Issue  All of a sudden today, I no longer see the option to just "save" a song to my general library. I click...
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Solved!! Radio Thumbs Up & Down Are Gone

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceiPhone XS MaxOperating SystemiOS 12.1.3 My Question or Issue Hi, when I go to a song and tap the three dots to select "Go To Radio", it brings me to what looks like a playlist. When I listen to the songs here there is no l...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device iPhone XS Max Operating System iOS 12.1.3   My Question or Issue  Hi, when I go to a song and tap the three dots to select "Go To Radio", it ...
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  • Newbie
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Open Spotify URI on iOS app without autoplaying or affecting playback

I am using the following Swift code to open a Spotify URI on iOS, which always autoplays the track: let spotifyURI = "spotify:track:"if let url = URL(string: spotifyURI) { UIApplication.shared.open(url)} Is there a way to open Spotify without affecti...

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  • I am using the following Swift code to open a Spotify URI on iOS, which always autoplays the track:   let spotifyURI = "spotify:track:<some track uri>" if let url = URL(string: spotifyU...
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Music

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 12.1.4 My Question or IssueOne song that I liked won’t play. When I search it on the search bar, it doesn’t show up, but if I search it on Google, Spotify will say that the song is there. ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free Country United States Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 12.1.4   My Question or Issue One song that I liked won’t play. When I search it on the search bar, it doesn’t show...
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Why is there no thumbs up on the Apple Watch app?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue When I play a Spotify radio station and view the currently playing song on my Apple Watch it gives me the option to select heart but not thumbs up. D...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   When I play a Spotify radio station and view the currently p...
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Scrub bar not working properly - iOS 12.1.4

My Question or IssueMy scrub bar doesn't appear to be working properly when skipping between tracks; the next song will appear to start half way through, or the full length of the song won't be displayed on the scrub bar. See video below (with sound)...

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  • My Question or Issue My scrub bar doesn't appear to be working properly when skipping between tracks; the next song will appear to start half way through, or the full length of the song won't be dis...
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