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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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Solved!! [Mobile] Playlist bios and names cutting off on mobile - fix it, or set a word limit

Image attachments have been provided to show the problem This has been a bug on Spotify for years now and nothing has been done about it. Essentially, on Spotify mobile, if playlist bios go just over 2 lines (irrespective of screen dimensions) the bi...

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  • Image attachments have been provided to show the problem   This has been a bug on Spotify for years now and nothing has been done about it. Essentially, on Spotify mobile, if playlist bios go ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify causes disconnect from Apple CarPlay

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device: iPhone 13 Operating System: IOS 15.0 Hello, I recently upgraded my iPhone, and ever since I've changed out my phones, my Apple CarPlay has refused to work with my new phone. All the other apps, like maps, work throug...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: iPhone 13  Operating System: IOS 15.0   Hello, I recently upgraded my iPhone, and ever since I've changed out my phones, my Apple CarPla...
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Superuser Contribution Top of Chinese Song Titles Cut Off

Plan: PremiumCountry: Hong Kong Device(iPhone 13 Pro, iPad Pro)Operating System(iOS 15.1.1) My Question or IssueWhen playing songs with Chinese song names and entering the full screen player, the title in the player cuts off a little of the top of th...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Hong Kong   Device (iPhone 13 Pro, iPad Pro) Operating System (iOS 15.1.1)   My Question or Issue When playing songs with Chinese song names and enterin...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't get access to local network i settings

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceIphone 12Operating SystemIOS 15 My Question or IssueSpotify can't get access to local network in settings on iphone. It is not possible to find other devices such as the smart tv etc.Spotify should have acces to the loc...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Iphone 12 Operating System IOS 15   My Question or Issue Spotify can't get access to local network in settings on iphone. It is not possible to find...
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Search] Ignore "Feat." in search bar

When I Shazam a song, it often happens that a track title has the following format:"Song Title - Artist Feat. Singer"Then, when I press Open Spotify it will copy that track title into the search bar. And VERY often, Spotify is unable to find the trac...

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  • When I Shazam a song, it often happens that a track title has the following format: "Song Title - Artist Feat. Singer" Then, when I press Open Spotify it will copy that track title into the search ...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists not playing

Plan PremiumDevice iphone11 My Question or IssueOut of the blue, after playing one song on any playlist, Spotify switches to songs in a similar genre not on the playlist. Same if I hit forward - it switches from the selected playlist. Recent update t...

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  •   Plan  Premium Device iphone11   My Question or Issue Out of the blue, after playing one song on any playlist, Spotify switches to songs in a similar genre not on the playlist. ...
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Superuser Contribution filtering a playlist by artist or album only, on mobile

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiphone 13 maxOperating Systemios15 My Question or Issuei have a playlist of over 900 songs. when i am on mobile, sometimes i just want to listen to a specific artist. when i search for the artist, the song plays, but it does...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device iphone 13 max Operating System ios15   My Question or Issue i have a playlist of over 900 songs. when i am on mobile, sometimes i just want to listen to ...
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Superuser Contribution Apple watch download problems

I have a new apple watch running the latest OS and a premium spotify subscription i can’t get downloads to appear on the watch. Everything looks normal on the phone but the downloads section of the watch app just says “loading”. I have restarted the ...

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  • I have a new apple watch running the latest OS and a premium spotify subscription i can’t get downloads to appear on the watch. Everything looks normal on the phone but the downloads section of the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution iOS issue - Spotify connect overriding volume on iPhone

Plan - PremiumCountry - NZ Device - iPhone 12Operating System - iOS 15.0.2 Hi there,I use Spotify connect to connect my personal laptop (PC A) to a computer that has speakers (PC B) that plays the music, it works pretty well. I also have Spotify on m...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - NZ   Device - iPhone 12 Operating System - iOS 15.0.2   Hi there, I use Spotify connect to connect my personal laptop (PC A) to a computer that has speakers ...
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Superuser Contribution Dots under featuring artist playlist?

  I noticed this only in certain artists occasionally, some has normal descriptions and some, well… dotsPlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 15.1Spotify Version8.6.80.1180

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  •     I noticed this only in certain artists occasionally, some has normal descriptions and some, well… dots Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 15.1 Spotify ...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot connect Iphone 5 and apps spotify 8.6.80

I have an iphone 5 and cannot identify myself with version 8.6.80 of spotify. I have the message "An error has occurred. Please try again later".I have tried with several accounts and always the same.Do you have a solution ?

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  • I have an iphone 5 and cannot identify myself with version 8.6.80 of spotify. I have the message "An error has occurred. Please try again later". I have tried with several accounts and always the sa...
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Search function on iOS mobile application

Hello. A bug has just drawn my attention: when searching in my saved music for a certain group, for instance, I get a list of all albums, all playlists and the artist himself/herself NO MATTER if I search in playlists, albums, artists or podcasts. Th...

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  • Hello. A bug has just drawn my attention: when searching in my saved music for a certain group, for instance, I get a list of all albums, all playlists and the artist himself/herself NO MATTER if I...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts not available in Spotify Iraq

I know Spotify just opened in Iraq but there are no podcasts whatsoever it’s like they’ve been deleted or something and when I try to open some from my library (because I can’t find them anywhere else) it says “Couldn’t open link” I hope this is a bu...

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  • I know Spotify just opened in Iraq but there are no podcasts whatsoever it’s like they’ve been deleted or something and when I try to open some from my library (because I can’t find them anywhere els...
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Superuser Contribution Display bug - new apple watch series 7 app

Hi all, I received the Apple Watch Series 7 (41mm) today. As a devoted Spotify user I immediately checked the Spotify app. Unfortunately, I have noticed a bug - on the 'now playing' screen in the app, the 'like' button and the device button are both ...

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  • Hi all,   I received the Apple Watch Series 7 (41mm) today.   As a devoted Spotify user I immediately checked the Spotify app. Unfortunately, I have noticed a bug - on the 'now playing'...
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Superuser Contribution Queue Button Not Working!

Plan - Family Free/Premium - premium Country - USA DeviceiPhone 11 Pro MaxOperating System(iOS 13.3.1) My Question or IssueBasically when I press the queue button on the bottom of the screen nothing happens. I also tried (many many times) to press th...

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  • Plan - Family  Free/Premium - premium  Country - USA   Device iPhone 11 Pro Max Operating System (iOS 13.3.1)   My Question or Issue Basically when I press the ...
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Spotify app on AppleTV 4K sounds horrid.

My wife got me an AppleTV 4K for my birthday Friday. Even though AppleTV 4K is [supposedly] using Spotify Connect, it sounds like a 128k file compared to the native Spotify app on my DENON x7200. It sounds lifeless. Also, the soundstage is narrow and...

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  • My wife got me an AppleTV 4K for my birthday Friday.  Even though AppleTV 4K is [supposedly] using Spotify Connect, it sounds like a 128k file compared to the native Spotify app on my DENON x720...
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Superuser Contribution Incorrect song currently playing

I use Spotify Connect to play tracks on my Onkyo receiver. What my iPhone 12 Pro says is currently playing often isn’t what is actually playing even though I am using the iOS app to control the music and haven’t even minimized it. See attached screen...

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  • I use Spotify Connect to play tracks on my Onkyo receiver. What my iPhone 12 Pro says is currently playing often isn’t what is actually playing even though I am using the iOS app to control the music...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Apple Watch cannot adjust volume

Plan: PremiumCountry: US Device: iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5Operating System: iOS 14.2, WatchOS 7.1 My Question or IssueWhile listening with AirPods, I can control song playback but cannot adjust volume using the watch. I have confirmed that ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device: iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5 Operating System: iOS 14.2, WatchOS 7.1   My Question or Issue While listening with AirPods, I can control s...
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Superuser Contribution What is the logic behind Shuffle Play button vs. just the Play button?

Since I mostly listen to whole albums, I almost never want to shuffle play. However I notice that at the top of a playlist, the big green button is sometimes Shuffle Play, and sometimes just Play. But it's ALWAYS Shuffle Play with albums, which I fin...

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  • Since I mostly listen to whole albums, I almost never want to shuffle play. However I notice that at the top of a playlist, the big green button is sometimes Shuffle Play, and sometimes just Play. Bu...
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Superuser Contribution How do I turn off video "canvases" option is gone

The option to turn off music video canvases used to be under the app ios - playback - canvas. That is no longer there. Did this move or is it completely gone? I'm often trying to concentrate with Spotify on and this is distracting. Sometimes I like t...

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  • The option to turn off music video canvases used to be under the app ios - playback - canvas. That is no longer there. Did this move or is it completely gone? I'm often trying to concentrate with Spo...
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