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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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  • zoabknew
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Downloading Local Files from Desktop to iPhone

I am trying to get my local files from my desktop to my iPhone. These are songs that I have bought on iTunes and can play on a Spotify playlist on my desktop, but when I try to sync them to my iPhone, I get the popup "Song Not Downloaded" and instruc...

  • Casual Listener
  • I am trying to get my local files from my desktop to my iPhone. These are songs that I have bought on iTunes and can play on a Spotify playlist on my desktop, but when I try to sync them to my iPhone...
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Issue with Spotify crashing in BMW

Spotify crashes after about 3 songs when I use it in my BMW via iDrive. Sometimes it even doesn’t appear on the iDrive menu. Seems to have started since latest iOS update. Any ideas?????

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  • Spotify crashes after about 3 songs when I use it in my BMW via iDrive. Sometimes it even doesn’t appear on the iDrive menu. Seems to have started since latest iOS update. Any ideas?????
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Being charged twice

My daughter has a Spotify account that comes out of her bank account yet for the last few months she has also payed Spotify on her phone bill as well . Vodafone have now deactivated her account and she can’t use Spotify . I need help to rectify this ...

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  • My daughter has a Spotify account that comes out of her bank account yet for the last few months she has also payed Spotify on her phone bill as well . Vodafone have now deactivated her account and s...
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Spotify (most recent v8.4.38) Pauses randomly on iOS 11.2.5

The title says it all, recently Spotify started to pause randomly while playing a song. I’m on iOS 11.2.5 and I am running Spotify v.8.4.38.

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  • The title says it all, recently Spotify started to pause randomly while playing a song. I’m on iOS 11.2.5 and I am running Spotify v.8.4.38. 
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song not downloaded iphone

I have a strange problem with the messages that spotify gives me. I have all the songs on spotify downloaded for offline use, but i still get a message that says "Song Not Downloaded." I know this isnt true, because i tested it out by turning off int...

  • Newbie
  • I have a strange problem with the messages that spotify gives me.  I have all the songs on spotify downloaded for offline use, but i still get a message that says "Song Not Downloaded."  I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Disable Genius Lyrics Auto Pop-up

Okay so I'm not a big fan of the Genius Behind the Lyrics option. But at least you could just ignore it by not clicking on it. Not anymore. Spotify's latest iOS update makes the "Behind the Lyrics" window pop-up automatically and you can't see the al...

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  • Okay so I'm not a big fan of the Genius Behind the Lyrics option. But at least you could just ignore it by not clicking on it. Not anymore. Spotify's latest iOS update makes the "Behind the Lyrics" w...
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Apple watch Stand alone App

When will Spotify release a stand alone apple watch app?Listening to music on your apple watch would be awesome and choosing songs directly from your watch would be great

  • Visitor
  • When will Spotify release a stand alone apple watch app? Listening to music on your apple watch would be awesome and choosing songs directly from your watch would be great
  • Maxim
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Not all songs in playlist are showing

On my iPhone some of my playlists say they consist of 100+ songs but when I open the playlist I can only see 30 or so if these. Anyone know why?

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  • On my iPhone some of my playlists say they consist of 100+ songs but when I open the playlist I can only see 30 or so if these. Anyone know why? 
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Display problem when using display zoom on iphone

When using the "display zoom" feaures on my iPhone 8, some parts of the spotify screen area are not visible, causing particularly troubles- on the warning message when connected to a bmw car : the Ignore button cannot be reached- on the serach bar : ...

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  • When using the "display zoom" feaures on my iPhone 8,  some parts of the spotify screen area are not visible, causing particularly troubles - on the warning message when connected to a bmw car ...
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Local files to new phone?

My MacBook is older and is going to give out some point in the future. I’ve just downloaded my library to the local file and downloaded them to my current iPhone. I’m getting a new phone in a few months and I’m wondering if I can transfer those songs...

  • Visitor
  • My MacBook is older and is going to give out some point in the future. I’ve just downloaded my library to the local file and downloaded them to my current iPhone. I’m getting a new phone in a few mon...
  • Maxim
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Alarm Clock

I’ve seen plenty of posts about requesting an alarm clock feature but it doesn’t look like they’ve been replied to in awhile. I base this off of Spotify’s answer showing that there are apps out there that integrate to Spotify to accomplish this. Righ...

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  • I’ve seen plenty of posts about requesting an alarm clock feature but it doesn’t look like they’ve been replied to in awhile. I base this off of Spotify’s answer showing that there are apps out there...
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Carplay playlist

I have edited my playlists as sort by recently added. However, when I access to playlists in CarPlay, it has the playlist sorted by oldest first. So I have to scroll all the way down to see my recently added. Is there any solution about it ?

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  • I have edited my playlists as sort by recently added. However, when I access to playlists in CarPlay, it has the playlist sorted by oldest first. So I have to scroll all the way down to see my recent...
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Local files added to a playlist, on iPhone issue

So I've added local files from my itunes into a created playlist in spotify (on my computer). However, when I want to play the playlist on my phone using the spotify app, it only includes music I have directly searched for from spotify, not including...

  • Casual Listener
  • So I've added local files from my itunes into a created playlist in spotify (on my computer). However, when I want to play the playlist on my phone using the spotify app, it only includes music I hav...
  • neonnate
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No play queue in iOS

This makes me so mad. There’s a queue play button on the app, but whenever I tap it, it doesn’t work at all.

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  • This makes me so mad. There’s a queue play button on the app, but whenever I tap it, it doesn’t work at all.
  • Obataborsi
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Shuffle on downloaded songs

My shuffle is only playing songs that I have recently downloaded. The songs in my library won’t play songs that I downloaded on shuffle from a long time ago unless I go click on them.

  • Newbie
  • My shuffle is only playing songs that I have recently downloaded. The songs in my library won’t play songs that I downloaded on shuffle from a long time ago unless I go click on them. 
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Option to prevent repeats in radio.

I just can't find a solution to this. Every time i start up spotify, the repeat 1 button is clicked on. I click it off, and it plays fine until i stop using it, and restart later. This happens if i'm using my headphones or bluetooth in the car. Very ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I just can't find a solution to this.  Every time i start up spotify, the repeat 1 button is clicked on.  I click it off, and it plays fine until i stop using it, and restart later.  T...
  • Beemerjoe
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Solved!! spotify for iphone 4 / ios 7

hi. i know this seems to be an ongoing topic, but i can't seem to figure it out. i have spotify premium and when i try to install the app on my iphone 4 with ios 7 it keeps telling me that i need at least ios 8, which my phone won't let me update to....

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  • hi. i know this seems to be an ongoing topic, but i can't seem to figure it out. i have spotify premium and when i try to install the app on my iphone 4 with ios 7 it keeps telling me that i need at ...
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Solved!! SoundHound no longer adding to the SoundHound playlist

In looking at my SoundHound history, I can see that SoundHound lost the ability to send a song to the SoundHound playlist earlier this month. It worked on Feb 1, and started failing on Feb 4. I changed no settings in either SoundHound or Spotify at t...

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  • In looking at my SoundHound history, I can see that SoundHound lost the ability to send a song to the SoundHound playlist earlier this month. It worked on Feb 1, and started failing on Feb 4. I chang...
  • tauym209
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Playlist/Recommended Songs question -Premium account

When I get to the end of a playlist the recommended songs start playing. That’s fine and I enjoy that at times. But I noticed you can’t skip back to the previous song on your playlist once Spotify starts playing songs from their recommended playlist....

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  • When I get to the end of a playlist the recommended songs start playing. That’s fine and I enjoy that at times. But I noticed you can’t skip back to the previous song on your playlist once Spotify st...
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Random song (never heard) starts automatically

spotify starts automatically and casually songs of a spanish author (Jeylo free), never heard and not present in my playlists. this happens independently if a song is playing or not. Please help me, This problem makes spotify useless. Thank you

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  • spotify starts automatically and casually songs of a spanish author (Jeylo free), never heard and not present in my playlists. this happens independently if a song is playing or not.&n...
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