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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
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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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Spotify Para estudiantes

Spotify no me ha comprobado que soy estudiante ni me ha llegado el correo de confirmación, sin embargo ya el dinero aparece retirado en la cuenta bancaria o está en espera?

  • Newbie
  • Spotify no me ha comprobado que soy estudiante ni me ha llegado el correo de confirmación, sin embargo ya el dinero aparece retirado en la cuenta bancaria o está en espera?
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‘Waiting for download’

I have Spotify premium, deleted all my songs, deleted all the connected devices, have still place for 4.1GB on my phone, but nevertheless when I want to download any song, the circle with the arrow stays grey and under the download text it says ‘wait...

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  • I have Spotify premium, deleted all my songs, deleted all the connected devices, have still place for 4.1GB on my phone, but nevertheless when I want to download any song, the circle with the arrow s...
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Bluetooth connection issues

When i connect my iPhone 8 Plus which is fully updated to my vehicle via Bluetooth the Spotify app will close and only show the Spotify symbol with a black screen around it and i can no longer select a song i can only skip songs. I do have premium bu...

  • Newbie
  • When i connect my iPhone 8 Plus which is fully updated to my vehicle via Bluetooth the Spotify app will close and only show the Spotify symbol with a black screen around it and i can no longer select...
  • CollinsLHP
  • Newbie
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Filter search is inaccurate and incorrect in my saved songs

When I filter to search for a song, the search says that the song is spelled incorrectly when it isn’t. iPhone 8 running the latest software available. Thanks, and also if you could add “Out of my mind” by Jamie Berry, it would be great

  • Newbie
  • When I filter to search for a song, the search says that the song is spelled incorrectly when it isn’t. iPhone 8 running the latest software available. Thanks, and also if you could add “Out of my mi...
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Solved!! song radio is missing iPad

Hi,Anyone knows why I can’t start a song radio on my iPad? It works great on my android phone.Thanks

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  • Hi, Anyone knows why I can’t start a song radio on my iPad? It works great on my android phone. Thanks
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The song ‘Me or us’ of Young Thug

The song me or us of young thug skips to 1:50 everytine i listen to it multiple times. Please fix it

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  • The song me or us of young thug skips to 1:50 everytine i listen to it multiple times. Please fix it
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My daily mix does not appear

Hi, i need some help please.When I upgraded my account premium, my daily mix disappeared and not show in my playlist. I use iphone X, anybody help?

  • Newbie
  • Hi, i need some help please. When I upgraded my account premium, my daily mix disappeared and not show in my playlist. I use iphone X, anybody help?
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Solved!! iPhone vs. iPad

Okay, why do people with an iPad get to listen to whatever they want whenever they want, but those of us with an iPhone can only play their playlists on shuffle? That's completely unfair.

  • Casual Listener
  • Okay, why do people with an iPad get to listen to whatever they want whenever they want, but those of us with an iPhone can only play their playlists on shuffle? That's completely unfair.
  • squints21
  • Newbie
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Ipad air available devices no airplay devices - why?

Hi, recently took the latest update to spotify ipad app (ipad air). Now no devices appear in the available devices section. I get the devices popup with 3 links to information 1) listen on computer, 2)lilsten on TV, 3) connect to a wifi speaker. Wher...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, recently took the latest update to spotify ipad app (ipad air).  Now no devices appear in the available devices section.  I get the devices popup with 3 links to information 1) listen o...
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Playlist shuffle

My playlist won’t shuffle since the most recent update. I click shuffle but it plays the playlist in order. There is also no shuffle option inside the playlist when the songs are playing.

  • Newbie
  • My playlist won’t shuffle since the most recent update. I click shuffle but it plays the playlist in order. There is also no shuffle option inside the playlist when the songs are playing. 
  • Srg_NiCkLeS
  • Casual Listener
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Songs skip, pause or scrub when i lock the phone while listening to premium

Im getting some crackels, skipping tracks and the music pauses. This happens when i lock the phone while listening. I have an iphone 6 with spotify premium. Any help appreciated

  • Newbie
  • Im getting some crackels, skipping tracks and the music pauses. This happens when i lock the phone while listening. I have an iphone 6 with spotify premium. Any help appreciated
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spotify ios app bug, version 8.4.49, running on ios 11.3

When using with Airpods and listening to a podcast, Airpods controls (tapping the Airpods) work fine however if listening to the podcast at speeds greater than 1 such as 1.2x or 1.5x, the controls will not work.

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  • When using with Airpods and listening to a podcast, Airpods controls (tapping the Airpods) work fine however if listening to the podcast at speeds greater than 1 such as 1.2x or 1.5x, the controls wi...
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iOS — Links opening in Safari not Spotify App

Hey! I've just wipe my phone and re-installed my apps. During this time, if someone sends a open.spotify link with a track, it opens it up on safari however doesn't take me to the Spotify app. Have tried a reset + re-install of the app and no luck, e...

  • Newbie
  • Hey!   I've just wipe my phone and re-installed my apps. During this time, if someone sends a open.spotify link with a track, it opens it up on safari however doesn't take me to the Spotify ap...
  • aridro
  • Newbie
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Ability to filter by BPM & added search function when adding a track to a playlist

When listening to a self-created playlist, it would be great to be able to filter songs based on a BPM range, especially to enhance use of the cross-fade function. Also, I have a lot of playlists and when adding a song to a playlist, it would also be...

  • Newbie
  • When listening to a self-created playlist, it would be great to be able to filter songs based on a BPM range, especially to enhance use of the cross-fade function. Also, I have a lot of playlists and...
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if you put a song on repeat does it count as only 1 stream or as multiple since it’s on repeat???

hi so i wanted to ask if you put a song on “repeat” does it count as only 1 stream or does it count as multiple streams since it’s on repeat???would really love to get an answer soon as possible thanks

  • Newbie
  • hi so i wanted to ask if you put a song on “repeat” does it count as only 1 stream or does it count as multiple streams since it’s on repeat??? would really love to get an answer soon as possible&nb...
  • 0rangeJuice
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Bad sound quality with iPhone.

My iPhone generates bad sound quality. Same settings on a Samsung and the quality is excellent. Anyone that knows what’s wrong? Have quality on max.

  • Casual Listener
  • My iPhone generates bad sound quality. Same settings on a Samsung and the quality is excellent. Anyone that knows what’s wrong?  Have quality on max.
  • Toby120
  • Casual Listener
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Local Files in Playlist Not Showing Up on Iphone Although Synced

Have Mac Desktop App and IOS. I'm trying to be able to play two local songs from my playlist on my iphone, however, they do not show up in the playlist. On my iphone, the playlist says the correct number of songs (19), but the local file songs are mi...

  • Newbie
  • Have Mac Desktop App and IOS. I'm trying to be able to play two local songs from my playlist on my iphone, however, they do not show up in the playlist. On my iphone, the playlist says the ...
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iPhone stops playing when I switch apps or lock screen

The subject says it all. Recently updated phone to iOS 8.1, noticed this problem today. Spotify will stop playing the track as soon as I leave the app (regardless of how I leave it), and refuses to play unless I'm in the application. Looked through t...

  • Casual Listener
  • The subject says it all.  Recently updated phone to iOS 8.1, noticed this problem today.  Spotify will stop playing the track as soon as I leave the app (regardless of how I leave it), and ...
  • JustTrynaHelp
  • Newbie
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Unable to clear 'Your Saved Songs' from Recently Played

Hi, under 'Recently Played' on the Home page for the iOS app I have an icon called 'Your Saved Songs' - this has only appeared in the past week (see screenshot). There is no way to remove it as it doesn't appear in 'Your Library' under 'Recently Play...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, under 'Recently Played' on the Home page for the iOS app I have an icon called 'Your Saved Songs' - this has only appeared in the past week (see screenshot). There is no way to remove it as it do...
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Solved!! Local Files in playlist not showing up

So I have about 19 custom songs in a playlist. They show up on my Android device but spotify on iOS 9.3.5 doesn't want to sync them. When I play one and tap the "Listen on this iPad" button it says "Song not downloaded"

  • Newbie
  • So I have about 19 custom songs in a playlist. They show up on my Android device but spotify on iOS 9.3.5 doesn't want to sync them. When I play one and tap the "Listen on this iPad" button it says "...
  • user-removed
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