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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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Solved!! View Playlist Folders on IOS mobile

I just learned about the folder function in spotify, and quickly created folders using the desktop app. (File > create playlist folder.) I also moved my playlists into these folders. However, when I opened the app on my iPhone, none of these folders ...

  • Casual Listener
  •   I just learned about the folder function in spotify, and quickly created folders using the desktop app. (File > create playlist folder.) I also moved my playlists into these folders. Howev...
  • Loxer
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Superuser Contribution one song won’t play on my device.

My Question or IssueTheres one single song off an entire album that won’t play on my account. The whole album will play and then come to a complete stop when this song is supposed to play, it doesn’t even automatically skip it or anything. It stops l...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue Theres one single song off an entire album that won’t play on my account. The whole album will play and then come to a complete stop when this song is supposed to play, it doesn...
  • kookiekarin
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Solved!! How to custom sort list of playlists

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceiPhone SEOperating SystemiOS 11 My Question or Issue When I view my list of playlists, I'd like to be able to change the order in which they appear. I see that you can sort by "Name" or by "Custom". But when I sort by Cust...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device iPhone SE Operating System iOS 11   My Question or Issue  When I view my list of playlists, I'd like to be able to change the order in which ...
  • aliyaearley
  • Casual Listener
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Downloading Songs

HELP ME PLEASE!!!! I have spotify premium and I would like to listen to music offline but when I go to download some playlists it just says waiting to download and it never downloads I’m getting very frustrated please help.

  • Casual Listener
  • HELP ME PLEASE!!!! I have spotify premium and I would like to listen to music offline but when I go to download some playlists it just says waiting to download and it never downloads I’m getting very...
  • ccellinna
  • Casual Listener
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album download

PlanPremiumMy Question or Issuedownload a new album, but now I want to hear it no longer appears, in fact when I look for the artist the album does not appear?

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  • Plan Premium My Question or Issue download a new album, but now I want to hear it no longer appears, in fact when I look for the artist the album does not appear?
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Where do I find the "Downloads" section?

I don't know what happened but I couldn't find this section of the app anymore.

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  • I don't know what happened but I couldn't find this section of the app anymore.
  • kraag22
  • Casual Listener
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Itunes playlist on iPad

I just want to know if Spotify will EVER allow Itunes playlists to play on tablets? It seems such a simple thing to do, or am I expecting too much?! Even if there's a 3rd party app, can you let me know, or make it obvious please?

  • Casual Listener
  •   I just want to know if Spotify will EVER allow Itunes playlists to play on tablets? It seems such a simple thing to do, or am I expecting too much?! Even if there's a 3rd party app, can you l...
  • Loxer
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Getting songs on Spotify that they don’t have now

PlanPremiumCountry USA DeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 10 My Question or Issuehey all, do you think Spotify will ever get the song “Let It Rain On Me” by James Pickering and Matthew Clark it’s a really great song and I would love to add it to my pl...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue hey all, do you think Spotify will ever get the song “Let It Rain On Me” by James...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilOperating SystemiOsMy Question or IssueSo, I have a playlist with a lot of songs, like 700 and I always listen to it in shuffle mode, but lately I noticed that only a few musics play, like only 50. Is there any way that I can ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Operating System iOs My Question or Issue So, I have a playlist with a lot of songs, like 700 and I always listen to it in shuffle mode, but lately I noticed that o...
  • SergioDavid
  • Roadie
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the design of my spotify is not updated (iPhone 8)

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 12 Beta My Question or Issue

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  •   Plan Premium Country Spain Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 12 Beta   My Question or Issue  
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Chromecast not visible while bluetooth connected

PlanPremiumCountry DenmarkDeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 11 My Question or Issue I am not able to select Chromecast devices while my phone is connected to my bluetooth speaker. As soon as i disconnect the speaker i get the Devices Available link. ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country  Denmark Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 11   My Question or Issue  I am not able to select Chromecast devices while my phone is connected to my blu...
  • Loxer
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Can't play songs from a certain artist

I'm having issues playing songs from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on my phone. The songs will play on my desktop, but only after a full clean install. I have reinstalled spotify twice on my phone but it won't work.

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm having issues playing songs from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on my phone. The songs will play on my desktop, but only after a full clean install. I have reinstalled spotify twice on my phone but it...
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behind the lyrics

Hello everyone, i was wondering how behind the lyrics work on spotify. i have it disabled and still showing up that genius window. id like to turn it off. am i doin smth wrong?PlanPremiumCountry CzechDeviceiPhone 6aOperating System(iOS 12 My Question...

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  • Hello everyone,  i was wondering how behind the lyrics work on spotify. i have it disabled and still showing up that genius window. id like to turn it off. am i doin smth wrong? Plan Premium ...
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switches to radio

Planfree spotify accountCountry USADeviceiPad Air Operating SystemiOS 10My Question or Issue After listening to my playlist music for awhile when a song ends it will swtich to the suggested raido music. This will typically happen when I listen to mus...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan free spotify account Country  USA Device iPad Air   Operating System iOS 10 My Question or Issue  After listening to my playlist music for awhile when a song...
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Solved!! How to Disable Full Screen Playback on iOS

Does anybody know if it is possible at all to disable full screen album artwork playback on iOS? Thanks.

  • Casual Listener
  • Does anybody know if it is possible at all to disable full screen album artwork playback on iOS? Thanks.     
  • Loxer
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Solved!! iPhone 8 keeps saying "You're offline" when on LTE data

PlanPremiumCountry CanadaDeviceiPhone 8 64gbOperating System(iOS 11.4) My Question or Issue My iPhone constantly says I'm offline whenever I am on LTE data and therefore I can't stream anything on Spotify Premium whenever I'm away from WiFi. Here's w...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Canada Device iPhone 8 64gb Operating System (iOS 11.4)   My Question or Issue  My iPhone constantly says I'm offline whenever I am on LTE data ...
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App is annoying!

When will you finally release an app that’s fun, inspiring and intuitive??? I hate that 90% of the real estate in the app is completely irrelevant for me but it takes 5 clicks to get to a playlist that I love! I am so annoyed every day about that!!!

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  •  When will you finally release an app that’s fun, inspiring and intuitive???    I hate that 90% of the real estate in the app is completely irrelevant for me but it takes 5 clicks to...
  • Loxer
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DEACTIVATE GENIUS COMPLETELY

PlanPremiumCountry GermanyDevice(iPhone X)Operating System(iOS 12) My Question or IssueHow the **bleep** can I completely disable Genius?I have already uninstalled "Genius"! I also have the latest version of Spotify and "behind the lyrics" is switche...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Germany Device (iPhone X) Operating System (iOS 12)   My Question or Issue How the **bleep** can I completely disable Genius? I have already uninstalled "...
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Local files not working?

I’m really frustrated with the local files feature. I’ve been trying to work out how it works with no success. I’ve got a few albums I’d like to add to Spotify on my mobile but only one album appears on my phone in a playlist and the other ones don’t...

  • Casual Listener
  • I’m really frustrated with the local files feature. I’ve been trying to work out how it works with no success.  I’ve got a few albums I’d like to add to Spotify on my mobile but only one album a...
  • Adaml944
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Solved!! extreme setting

PlanFree/PremiumCountry My Question or IssueI notice now there is no extreme setting in the app jsut "very high" is this setting the new extreme??

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country     My Question or Issue I notice now there is no extreme setting in the app jsut "very high"  is this setting the new extreme??  
  • Loxer
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