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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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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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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 15.5 Podcasts Won’t Play

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(iPhone 13 Pro, iPad 6th Gen)Operating System(iOS 15.5) My Question or IssueI updated both of these devices to iOS 15.5 last night. Ever since, I cannot play any podcasts. I press play but they never start actually playing...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device (iPhone 13 Pro, iPad 6th Gen) Operating System (iOS 15.5)   My Question or Issue I updated both of these devices to iOS 15.5 last night. Ever s...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files do not work in any capacity whatsoever

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom / EnglandDeviceiPhone XROperating SystemiOS 15.3.1My Question or IssueLocal Files recently got updated to have support for files on "this device" which I was happy about as I could never get local file sync to work. C...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom / England Device iPhone XR Operating System iOS 15.3.1 My Question or Issue Local Files recently got updated to have support for files on "this device" wh...
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Lyrics Not Working Iphone 11

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceiPhone 11Operating System(iOS 15.5) My Question or IssueThe lyrics are not showing on my iOS device. On desktop and TV are working but on the phone it doesn’t work. It’s really frustrating.I need a little bit of hel...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device iPhone 11 Operating System (iOS  15.5)   My Question or Issue The lyrics are not showing on my iOS device. On desktop and TV are working bu...
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Albums won't load and music does not play when not connected to wi-fi

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiPhone 12 MiniOperating SystemiOS 15.4.1 My Question or IssueHi there. When I am not connected to wifi, albums do not load and I cannot play any music thats not already downloaded. The image of the three 'loading bubb...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone 12 Mini Operating System iOS 15.4.1   My Question or Issue Hi there. When I am not connected to wifi, albums do not load and I cannot play ...
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Superuser Contribution Wanting TO DISABLE auto-resume after call

iPhone 13iOS 15.5i would like to know how to disable the auto-resuming of music after having taken a phone call. I’m extremely tired of forgetting music was playing before I took a long call and having it turn back on and blare in my ear as soon as I...

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  • iPhone 13 iOS 15.5 i would like to know how to disable the auto-resuming of music after having taken a phone call. I’m extremely tired of forgetting music was playing before I took a long call and ...
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Superuser Contribution Can’t see lyrics on my iPhone

Hi, I’ve reviewed the articles related to my issue and nothing has worked. And the issue is only with the app on my iPhone as I am able to see the lyrics on my laptop and tv using the same account. The only thing I can see is the “storyline” of some ...

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  • Hi, I’ve reviewed the articles related to my issue and nothing has worked. And the issue is only with the app on my iPhone as I am able to see the lyrics on my laptop and tv using the same account. T...
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Superuser Contribution How do I get suggestions to play?

For more context, I use iOS and have premium. Recently, my suggested songs won't play. When I try to add songs to my playlists, it still shows them like normal. However, when you click on the songs, they don't play. I know a few other people have had...

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  • For more context, I use iOS and have premium.  Recently, my suggested songs won't play. When I try to add songs to my playlists, it still shows them like normal. However, when you click on the ...
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Superuser Contribution Play Feedback Sounds stopped working suddenly...

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 13 Pro)Operating System(iOS 15.3)Spotify Version8.7.4.1352 My Question or IssueFor the past 5 or 6 years that I have used Spotify the feedback sound that plays when I hit next was working fine (I would hear it when ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone 13 Pro) Operating System (iOS 15.3) Spotify Version 8.7.4.1352   My Question or Issue For the past 5 or 6 years that I have used Spotify the f...
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Superuser Contribution My phone won't show songs I transferred from iTunes

My phone won't show songs I've transferred from iTunes on playlists? I have a playlist with gray arrows, but the songs just aren't showing up?

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  • My phone won't show songs I've transferred from iTunes on playlists? I have a playlist with gray arrows, but the songs just aren't showing up?
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Superuser Contribution Edit playlist on iPhone

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I’m not able to edit playlists anymore. This changed a month ago. See screenshot. The drag a...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   ...
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IPhone 5S BMW ConnectedDrive Low Volume

Hi Spotify, First of all - the integration between Spotify and BMW ConnecteDrive is just fantastic - I use it all the time. The issue however is that the volume when playing from Spotify is quite a bit lower than when listening to other sources. So w...

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  • Hi Spotify,   First of all - the integration between Spotify and BMW ConnecteDrive is just fantastic - I use it all the time. The issue however is that the volume when playing from Spotify is ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify skips songs when connected to Sync system on my car

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceIphone 11Operating SystemiOS 14.8.1 My Question or Issue Why spotify keeps skipping songs when connected through bluetooth to my Car Sync system. Microsoft system for Ford C-max 2013. This issue just started the last year.It...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Iphone 11 Operating System iOS 14.8.1   My Question or Issue   Why spotify keeps skipping songs when connected through bluetooth to my Car Sync sys...
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Superuser Contribution Pausing on ads

PlanFreeCountryUSA DeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 15.5 I’m having an issue wherein Spotify locks up, or rather, pauses at random ads. A song will finish, and the ad loads, but does not play automatically. Rather, it pauses, with a “unable to comp...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA  Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 15.5   I’m having an issue wherein Spotify locks up, or rather, pauses at random ads. A song will finish, and t...
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How do I view songs on an album when looking at an artists page?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Keeps asking for network connection

Even when I have turned on Offline mode, whenever I start the Spotify app it tries to go to a function that requires data access, and i keep getting a prompt to turn on WiFi / data. This is really annoying - if I turn on offline mode, it shouldn't bu...

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  • Even when I have turned on Offline mode, whenever I start the Spotify app it tries to go to a function that requires data access, and i keep getting a prompt to turn on WiFi / data.   This is ...
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Superuser Contribution Liked Songs glitches out after update 8.7.32.1667

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceiPhone SE and iPad Air 2 Operating SystemiOS 10My Question or IssueOriginally, the glitch was happening only on my phone where every time I tapped into my "liked songs" playlist, it kicked me out of the app. My iPad and laptop...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device iPhone SE and iPad Air 2   Operating System iOS 10 My Question or Issue Originally, the glitch was happening only on my phone where every time I tapped int...
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Superuser Contribution Only Showing Artists in the Playlist, Not Allowing Unhiding

DevicesiPhone XR, School Chromebook I have never before experienced Spotify glitches, but now I have. I have no clue as to how this happened, but on my phone, the songs won’t show up. Instead, there’s a list of artists. The songs show if you click on...

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  • Devices iPhone XR, School Chromebook   I have never before experienced Spotify glitches, but now I have. I have no clue as to how this happened, but on my phone, the songs won’t sho...
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didn't even pay for anything but I still get scammed

PlanFreeCountry DeviceSamsung Note 8Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI get the app on my Samsung, I find my favorite artist, I pick the specific song but a completely different one plays? If what I hear about having to get premium is corre...

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  •   Plan Free Country   Device Samsung Note 8 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I get the app on my Samsung, I find my favorite artist, I pick the specific song ...
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Solved!! Get rid of Podcast

I've had two podcasts that I listened to and ended up disliking. They won't disappear from my homescreen even though one really upset me. I even gave them a one star review (which I think is unfair to the podcasts) and they still won't go away. I don...

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  • I've had two podcasts that I listened to and ended up disliking. They won't disappear from my homescreen even though one really upset me. I even gave them a one star review (which I think is unfair t...
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Solved!! Unable to shuffle songs in playlists on mobile device - autoplays specific genre - iOS 15.5

Recently encountered issues when playing music from my mobile device. I would select a playlist, for example: Rockabilly music, and then wanted to play music from a Heavy Metal playlist. I would put the Heavy Metal playlist in the queue. It would pla...

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  • Recently encountered issues when playing music from my mobile device. I would select a playlist, for example: Rockabilly music, and then wanted to play music from a Heavy Metal playlist. I would put ...
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