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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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  • Kolbewinkelman
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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
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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
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stops playing on iPhone when screen is locked

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 10Software version 15.3.1 My Question or Issue: When I press play on a song and lock my screen (when I go running for instance), Spotify app either plays the song and stops or it closes the app....

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 10 Software version 15.3.1   My Question or Issue:  When I press play on a song and lock my screen (when I go runni...
  • radtravis
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Superuser Contribution Can’t reorder playlists iOS 15.5

PlanPremium FamilyCountry USA DeviceiPhone 11 ProOperating SystemiOS 15.5 My Question or IssueI can’t change the order of songs in my unsorted playlists using my iPhone 11 Pro with iOS 15.5. The desktop app, however, works fine. I have a family premi...

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  •   Plan Premium Family Country USA   Device iPhone 11 Pro Operating System iOS 15.5   My Question or Issue I can’t change the order of songs in my unsorted playlists using my...
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Superuser Contribution App crash after selecting four „not interested“

PlanPremiumCountryDE DeviceiPhone 13 Pro MaxOperating SystemiOS 15.5Spotify version8.7.40.1558 My Question or IssueWhen I select „not interested on this playlist“ four times, app is crashing. Reinstall and log out / login didn’t help. It always crash...

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  • Plan Premium Country DE   Device iPhone 13 Pro Max Operating System iOS 15.5 Spotify version 8.7.40.1558   My Question or Issue When I select „not interested on this playlist“ ...
  • Dian
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Superuser Contribution The music/podcast keep pausing

PlanPremiumCountryIsrael DeviceiPhone 8Operating Systemios 10My Question or IssueThe music/podcast keep pausing and the button doesn’t change then after a while it starts again for a few seconds and pauses again, and so on. It doesn’t matter if I’m w...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Israel  Device iPhone 8 Operating System ios 10 My Question or Issue The music/podcast keep pausing and the button doesn’t change then after a while it star...
  • carmendot
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Superuser Contribution Still can’t loop anything on Spotify.

PlanFreeCountryAustralia DeviceiPhone 13Operating Systemios 15.5Spotify is always updated to recent update. My Question or IssueI still can’t loop songs / playlists on my phone. I’ve tried literally e v e r y t h i n g I’ve looked for the three dots ...

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  • Plan Free Country Australia  Device iPhone 13 Operating System ios 15.5 Spotify is always updated to recent update.   My Question or Issue I still can’t loop songs / playlists o...
  • Slenwax27
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Superuser Contribution Unable to browse playlists in Car

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceIphone 11 ProOperating SystemiOS 15.5 My Question or IssueHello, I am unable to view playlists on the car. Whilst I does show the selected track that's playing, the only way I can view playlists is to use the phone which is ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Iphone 11 Pro Operating System iOS 15.5   My Question or Issue Hello,   I am unable to view playlists on the car. Whilst I does show the selected ...
  • Dian
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution cannot sync local files over network but it worked yesterday

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiphone x, google pixel 4a5gOperating Systemwindows 10, ios 15.6, android 12 My Question or IssueI've been using local files for a few years now and usually I can figure out how to get files to sync to my phones via wifi mys...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iphone x, google pixel 4a5g Operating System windows 10, ios 15.6, android 12   My Question or Issue I've been using local files for a few years now and...
  • Persephone1
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Superuser Contribution Why does the cover art for my local files load on pc but not on my phone?

This has never been an issue until a few days ago, when I downloaded a few songs to local file into spotify. The songs looked like they were working fine but when I added them to my playlist and downloaded them onto my phone, they had no cover art, d...

  • Newbie
  • This has never been an issue until a few days ago, when I downloaded a few songs to local file into spotify. The songs looked like they were working fine but when I added them to my playlist and down...
  • Alex
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Play on Spotify button is missing on Instagram story

Hello, Apparently this was a common issue which was solved before, but I’m still having problems. When I try to share a song on Instagram, only the album cover appears. The link of the song and “Play on Spotify” button at the top is not seen. Can you...

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  • Hello,   Apparently this was a common issue which was solved before, but I’m still having problems. When I try to share a song on Instagram, only the album cover appears. The link of the song ...
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Superuser Contribution Seeing iPhone on Spotify list of devices

Recently upgraded to iPhone 13. Spotify app works fine on the phone however Alexa does not show up on the iPhone Spotify device list so I cannot play Spotify from my phone onto my Alexa speaker. What are my doing wrong? The Alexa showed up on my old ...

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  • Recently upgraded to iPhone 13. Spotify app works fine on the phone however Alexa does not show up on the iPhone Spotify device list so I cannot play Spotify from my phone onto my Alexa speaker.&nbsp...
  • Dian
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Spotify on Carplay only works with Cellular Data on

Plan PremiumCountryUSDevice(iPhone X)Operating System(iOS 15.5) My Question or IssueSpotify no longer works with the Apple Carplay. It will not play when plugged in with cable. When not using Carplay and going through Bluetooth option it will show Sp...

  • Newbie
  • Plan  Premium Country US Device (iPhone X) Operating System (iOS 15.5)   My Question or Issue Spotify no longer works with the Apple Carplay. It will not play when plugged in with...
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Superuser Contribution Searching for a podcast breaks currently playing playlist

This is a problem I’ve been having on the iOS version of Spotify since the big changes last year.If I search for a podcast while listening to a playlist, the latest episode of that podcast will start playing at the end of the song that’s currently pl...

  • Regular
  • This is a problem I’ve been having on the iOS version of Spotify since the big changes last year. If I search for a podcast while listening to a playlist, the latest episode of that podcast will s...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts won’t play

Podcasts won’t play they just buffer. Songs are playing fine. I’m using WiFi which is working fine. Tried downloading them first they download fine but then still won’t play. Plenty of storage left, cleared the cache too but still no luck. Premium ac...

  • Visitor
  • Podcasts won’t play they just buffer. Songs are playing fine. I’m using WiFi which is working fine. Tried downloading them first they download fine but then still won’t play. Plenty of storage left, ...
  • Yordan
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Superuser Contribution Stops playing after 9 seconds and trouble loading podcasts & playlist.

I am having problems with music that stops playing 9/10 seconds in along with loading podcast along with playlists. Tried on both data and WiFi. I did the app reinstall and cleared cache still no lock. I am using an iPhone 12 with the app all up to d...

  • Newbie
  • I am having problems with music that stops playing 9/10 seconds in along with loading podcast along with playlists. Tried on both data and WiFi. I did the app reinstall and cleared cache still no loc...
  • Dian
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Superuser Contribution Premium user - spotify only playing part of a song

premium familyIphone 6s My Question or Issue spotify has started only playing part of songs on both shuffle and normal play before it skips to the next song. Very annoying.Is there a way to fix this?

  • Casual Listener
  • premium family Iphone 6s   My Question or Issue   spotify has started only playing part of songs on both shuffle and normal play before it skips to the next song.  Very annoying. ...
  • Dian
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Merch notification won't stop popping up on Premium

Spotify asked me to fill out a merchandise survey. It asked me questions like "Have you seen band merchandise recommendations?" I answered no, because honestly I don't really care for band merch. I thought I was doing Spotify a favor by giving my opi...

  • Newbie
  • Spotify asked me to fill out a merchandise survey. It asked me questions like "Have you seen band merchandise recommendations?" I answered no, because honestly I don't really care for band merch. I t...
  • phantomwizard
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The color behind an album cover is a darker shade than normal

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 13 Pro MaxOperating SystemiOS 15.5 My Question or IssueTypically when opening the app the color behind album art is a darker shade than it normally is until tapping and holding the cover art as if to share ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone 13 Pro Max Operating System iOS 15.5   My Question or Issue Typically when opening the app the color behind album art is a darker shade...
  • Dukes898
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to play or download Episodes from a specific Podcast across multiple devices

PlanPremium CountryUK DeviceiPhone 12 mini / iPad 7th Gen Operating SystemiOS 15.2 My Question or IssueI am unable to play or download episodes from a specific podcast (Guardian Football Weekly). When I select 'Play' on an episode, nothing happens. W...

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  • Plan Premium   Country UK   Device iPhone 12 mini / iPad 7th Gen   Operating System iOS 15.2   My Question or Issue I am unable to play or download episodes from a sp...
  • Eni
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