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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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Apple Watch

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueYOU NEED TO SORT OUT THE APPLE WATCH CELLULAR DATA ISSUE ASAP! YOU ARE LOOSING SO MANY CL...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Australia  Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue YOU...
  • Salzig
  • Casual Listener
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Superuser Contribution How does Spotify expect me to know what is playing?

Since Spotify decided to mess with the app, on the iPhone, I now have no idea what Radio is ever playing. How can they continue to mess things up so badly? Every change is consistently for the worse. This is extremely frustrating. Now it just says "A...

  • Roadie
  • Since Spotify decided to mess with the app, on the iPhone, I now have no idea what Radio is ever playing.  How can they continue to mess things up so badly? Every change is consistently for...
  • maxartist23
  • Roadie
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is automatically adjusting my audio

When I go into a playlist Spotify keeps adjusting my audio to a set audio. I have the volume normalization setting turned off. When I had audio adjustment on it would set it to a very loud volume. With audio adjustment off it set it to a very low vol...

  • Casual Listener
  • When I go into a playlist Spotify keeps adjusting my audio to a set audio. I have the volume normalization setting turned off. When I had audio adjustment on it would set it to a very loud volume. Wi...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Podcast Playback Speed in Car

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevice(iPhone 13 Pro)Operating System(iOS 16.1.1) My Question or IssueI have had issues playing Spotify podcasts at speeds greater than 1x for the past few years in my 2018 Jeep Cherokee. When my phone connects to the B...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device (iPhone 13 Pro) Operating System (iOS 16.1.1)   My Question or Issue I have had issues playing Spotify podcasts at speeds greater than 1x for ...
  • Domer90
  • Casual Listener
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Superuser Contribution My Spotify keeps connecting to another person’s account while I’m at work

I was at work and it kept connecting to someone else’s computer and once I got home it was still connecting to another persons account

  • Visitor
  • I was at work and it kept connecting to someone else’s computer and once I got home it was still connecting to another persons account
  • Alex
  • Spotify Legend
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Superuser Contribution Spotify not shutting off at end of podcast episode.

I use a white noise podcast to fall asleep every night and have always turned the “end of episode” sleep timer on so the episode doesn’t end and wake me with the intro into the next episode, but recently it has been cycling right back to the beginnin...

  • Visitor
  • I use a white noise podcast to fall asleep every night and have always turned the “end of episode” sleep timer on so the episode doesn’t end and wake me with the intro into the next episode, but rece...
  • Joan
  • Moderator
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iPad interface

PlanPremiumDevice iPad ProOperating SystemiPad OS(Latest) My Question or Issue I’m aware that Spotify doesn’t give a cr.p about Apple devices other than the iPhone (no Homepod support, Watch is unusable), but please make use of the screen iPad provid...

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  • Plan Premium Device   iPad Pro Operating System iPad OS (Latest)   My Question or Issue   I’m aware that Spotify doesn’t give a cr.p about Apple devices other than the iPhon...
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Superuser Contribution [iOS][Developer] AI DJ Causes Volume Dips in Airplay

When I use AI DJ and Airplay it to my Apple TV, the volume dips randomly for a bit and then comes back during song playback.Steps to reproduce:Have 2x HomePod Gen 1 paired to an Apple TV as a sound barUse an iPhone 12 running iOS 16.3.1 and Spotify 8...

  • Newbie
  • When I use AI DJ and Airplay it to my Apple TV, the volume dips randomly for a bit and then comes back during song playback. Steps to reproduce: Have 2x HomePod Gen 1 paired to an Apple TV as a ...
  • Lyubka
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    iOS
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Sort shared playlist

DeviceiPhone 13Operating SystemiOS 16.4 My Question or IssueI can‘t sort my playlist. Is that because I shared it with someone?I mean, someone else can add songs. I added a contributor. I hope, that‘s the correct translation for this.

  • Casual Listener
  • Device iPhone 13 Operating System iOS 16.4   My Question or Issue I can‘t sort my playlist. Is that because I shared it with someone? I mean, someone else can add songs. I added a contrib...
  • Nymphi
  • Casual Listener
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Solved!! Option to rename playlist not available on iOS

PlanPremium CountryUSA DeviceiPhone 6s Plus Operating SystemiOS 12.3 My Question or IssueI no longer have the option to rename my playlists on my iPhone or my iPod. I used to have this option but now I do not. Any help with this issue would be apprec...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country USA   Device iPhone 6s Plus   Operating System iOS 12.3   My Question or Issue I no longer have the option to rename my playlists on my...
  • Cashew1117
  • Casual Listener
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Superuser Contribution Playing random songs when I open spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 12Operating SystemiOS 11 My Question or IssueEverytime I open the Spotify app, a song I have never heard before will be playing. It is usually and almost always a song by Reggie Mills. This issue has been affecting m...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 12 Operating System iOS 11   My Question or Issue Everytime I open the Spotify app, a song I have never heard before will be playing. It is usual...
  • JS72
  • Visitor
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Superuser Contribution my local files aernt working on ios

ive followed all the instructions on how to get my local files to work on my phone, yet i cant seem to get it working. I've got my files on my phone and on my laptop, and i can play them on my laptop. But on my phone, the exact same files downloaded ...

  • Visitor
  • ive followed all the instructions on how to get my local files to work on my phone, yet i cant seem to get it working. I've got my files on my phone and on my laptop, and i can play them on my laptop...
  • CaptainRedTinge
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can’t sort songs by date added anymore?

Plan/PremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone SE 2022)Operating System(iOS 16.3.1 My Question or IssueThe songs in my playlists on my phone used to be sorted by date added, with the newest ones first. But now it’s the reverse. I don’t like it bc I want to hear...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan /Premium Country USA Device (iPhone SE 2022) Operating System (iOS 16.3.1   My Question or Issue The songs in my playlists on my phone used to be sorted by date added, with the ne...
  • Alex
  • Spotify Legend
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My interface is different and horrible experience

My ios app has a different interface than my friends. The app is incredibly hard to navigate and content is way to big causing me to endlessly scroll vertically to find what i need. Apparently I am in a test group and no way to get out. Id like the o...

  • Visitor
  • My ios app has a different interface than my friends. The app is incredibly hard to navigate and content is way to big causing me to endlessly scroll vertically to find what i need. Apparently I am i...
  • HIFI1
  • Casual Listener
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Control volume by a pre amp

Hi. I’m new here. how can I control the volume by a pre amp ( using home Wi-Fi between iOS Spotify app and a pre amplifier)thanks. Plan/Premium DuoCountry Device(iPhone 13 pro maxOperating System(iOS) My Question or Issue

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  • Hi.  I’m new here.  how can I control the volume by a pre amp ( using home Wi-Fi between iOS Spotify app and a pre amplifier) thanks.  Plan /Premium Duo Country   Device ...
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Superuser Contribution Number of downloaded podcasts with "Downloaded" filter is always +1

When I downloaded e.g. 3 podcast episodes and select "Downloaded" in "Your Library", the count of downloaded episodes is 4.Same for 2->3, 0->1, etc.There is no episode to be deleted, the "Your episodes" folder is actually empty.

  • Visitor
  • When I downloaded e.g. 3 podcast episodes and select "Downloaded" in "Your Library", the count of downloaded episodes is 4. Same for 2->3, 0->1, etc. There is no episode to be deleted, the "...
  • Lyubka
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Superuser Contribution Removed from Beta Test, can I get back in?

I was part of the Beta Testing program for the past (almost) 7 years and discovered this morning that I have been removed from the program.I believe that this is due to iOS offloading TestFlight from my iPhone and the app therefore not updating to th...

  • Roadie
  • I was part of the Beta Testing program for the past (almost) 7 years and discovered this morning that I have been removed from the program. I believe that this is due to iOS offloading TestFlight ...
  • MattSuda
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Solved!! Plus button update reverted

I have an iPhone 11 Pro and received the plus button update back in late Feb/early March. Was ecstatic to see this update as it’s a feature I’ve been hoping for for quite a while. Not long after (a week or so) my app reverted back to the heart/like b...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have an iPhone 11 Pro and received the plus button update back in late Feb/early March. Was ecstatic to see this update as it’s a feature I’ve been hoping for for quite a while. Not long after (a w...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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Solved!! [iOS][Radio] Playlist Based On...

The new iphone app (as of 2/14/23) no longer shows what the "playlist radio is based off on". It still shows "Playlist radio based on" but thats all and no longer says anything after that so no clue what its based on...would be nice to remind us what...

  • Regular
  • The new iphone app (as of 2/14/23) no longer shows what the "playlist radio is based off on".  It still shows "Playlist radio based on" but thats all and no longer says anything after that so no...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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    Radio
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Superuser Contribution iOS Home Screen Disable Video Content Revert to Old Format

I don't know when this change occurred, but the iOS Spotify Home Screen used to be a nice and tidy display of Recently played, Made for You, Popular and all that has been replaced by these GIANT looping videos one pane at a time. I'd really like to b...

  • Newbie
  • I don't know when this change occurred, but the iOS Spotify Home Screen used to be a nice and tidy display of Recently played, Made for You, Popular and all that has been replaced by these GIANT loop...
  • zamiller
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