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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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  • frankiaro
  • Newbie
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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
  • Spotify Legend
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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...

  • Newbie
  • n0hero
  • Casual Listener
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Nothing loads in my app

PlanPremiumCountryVenezuela (USA account)DeviceiOs 5SOperating SystemiOs 12.4.1 My Question or Issue Two months ago, my iOs app started not letting me search any songs in the search bar, reaching to the point where I can only add songs to my playlist...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Venezuela (USA account) Device iOs 5S Operating System iOs 12.4.1   My Question or Issue   Two months ago, my iOs app started not letting me search any songs...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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    Search failure
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No cast icon on Spotify iphone or iPad

No cast icon on Spotify iphone or iPad even thou google home installed and setup of chrome cast audio is correct. please help

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  • No cast icon on Spotify iphone or iPad even thou google home installed and setup of chrome cast audio is correct.   please help 
  • -MooZ
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[iOS] Lyrics Feature Bug

I noticed that the lyrics are often ahead of the timing when synced so could you please fix that (even if the syncing is behind because that's not as bad as being ahead). Thank you!

  • Visitor
  • I noticed that the lyrics are often ahead of the timing when synced so could you please fix that (even if the syncing is behind because that's not as bad as being ahead). Thank you!
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 359 Views
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  • iOS
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Superuser Contribution App doesn’t show all integrated functions at slow internet

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceiPhone 12 proOperating SystemLatest ios My Question or IssueSometimes when the connection is slower, when I try to use some app functions, via the 3 dots, it doesn’t be shown to me…for example:if I want to add a music t...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Germany Device iPhone 12 pro Operating System Latest ios    My Question or Issue Sometimes when the connection is slower, when I try to use some app f...
  • Kiril
  • Moderator
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashing only while locked or off spotify

Iphone XS MaxIOS: 13.5.1 Spotify Version: 8.6.80.1180 Spotify keeps consistently crashing every song in a specific playlist i try to play about 30 seconds in and when i open the app again it is restarted to the beginning of the song. I was just using...

  • Casual Listener
  • Iphone XS Max IOS: 13.5.1  Spotify Version: 8.6.80.1180   Spotify keeps consistently crashing every song in a specific playlist i try to play about 30 seconds in and when i open the app...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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Superuser Contribution App crashing in background after version updating (8.6.80.1180)

My Question or Issue:The app stops running in the background. I've tried reinstall, logging out, closing the app, everything and it still doesn't work.All this started to happen when I updated to the latest version 8.6.80.1180. PlanPremiumCountry: Me...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue: The app stops running in the background. I've tried reinstall, logging out, closing the app, everything and it still doesn't work. All this started to happen when I updated to...
  • Jeremy
  • Spotify
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Crashing After Updating App

My Question or IssueAfter having updated to the latest version of the app (8.6.80) Spotify will stop playing a song after around 30 sec and "crash". The app is still open in the background but the song will stop playing and if you reopen the app the ...

  • Newbie
  • My Question or Issue After having updated to the latest version of the app (8.6.80) Spotify will stop playing a song after around 30 sec and "crash".   The app is still open in the background...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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I accidentally dismissed a pop up notification

Family PlanPremiumAustralia Device(iPhone 11Operating System(iOS 15.0.2) My Question or IssueI just opened Spotify and I saw that the pop up for lyrics is now a thing on Spotify and I accidentally dismissed it and I can’t get it back, any help!!!

  • Newbie
  • Family Plan Premium Australia   Device (iPhone 11 Operating System (iOS 15.0.2)   My Question or Issue I just opened Spotify and I saw that the pop up for lyrics is now a thing on...
  • Emilia_8
  • Spotify Star
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Superuser Contribution Missing the top of Kanji characters when in now playing view

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 15.1My Question or IssueAbout a month ago, Songs titles written in Japanese Kanji, Katakana or Hiragana are cut off on the top when in Now Playing view. With it being more noticeable with K...

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  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 15.1 My Question or Issue About a month ago, Songs titles written in Japanese Kanji, Katakana or Hiragana are cut off on t...
  • Jeremy
  • Spotify
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Superuser Contribution App crashes if in background or phone locked

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 14.8 My Question or IssueSpotify crashes ~30-90 seconds after putting app in background or locking screen while app is in foreground. When I open the app again, it’s paused at the star...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 14.8   My Question or Issue Spotify crashes ~30-90 seconds after putting app in background or locking s...
  • Xenia
  • Moderator
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  • app crash
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution App crashes on IOS after 1 minute and 20 seconds

I am using Spotify version 8.6.54 on an iPhone 12 running IOS 14.7.1 and while living in the USA. The most recent update stops playing music 1 minute and 20 seconds after I press the play button. What I typically do is play the music through my phone...

  • Newbie
  • I am using Spotify version 8.6.54 on an iPhone 12 running IOS 14.7.1 and while living in the USA. The most recent update stops playing music 1 minute and 20 seconds after I press the play button.&nbs...
  • acaurora
  • Casual Listener
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Superuser Contribution iPhone 12 [iOS 14.6] Spotify constantly crashing despite supposedly solved issues

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 12) (brand new)Operating System(iOS 14.6 ) My Question or IssueWhile I have pored over several posts discussing similar issues, some marked “solved,” and followed the supposed solutions, my app is constantly crashin...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone 12) (brand new) Operating System (iOS 14.6 )   My Question or Issue While I have pored over several posts discussing similar issues, some marked...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
  • 2231 Views
  • 13 replies
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stops playing music sometimes when I leave the app

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceiPhone 11Operating System(iOS 13.6) My Question or IssueHi, my Spotify keeps shutting off my music when I’m in different apps. For example, I’ll play music and go into a different app and Spotify will randomly stop the music, ...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free Country USA Device iPhone 11 Operating System (iOS 13.6)   My Question or Issue Hi, my Spotify keeps shutting off my music when I’m in different apps. For example, I’ll play ...
  • MafeG
  • Spotify Legend
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Superuser Contribution Spotify overheats, crashes, drains battery Iphone XR ios15

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceiPhone XROperating SystemiOS 15A few days ago I noticed my phone overheating. While on a run spotify crashed multiple times. The next day I noticed that everytime I was listening to spotify, regardless where I was, my phone w...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country   Device iPhone XR Operating System iOS 15 A few days ago I noticed my phone overheating. While on a run spotify crashed multiple times. The next day I noticed that ...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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  • 7 replies
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Superuser Contribution Coupures

Bonjour, j'ai un iPhone 7 et un abonnement Family. Lorsque j'écoute de la musique elle se coupe toute seule au bout d'environ 1 minute. J'ai essayé de désinstaller l'application et de la réinstaller, de rallumer mon portable, de mettre à jour MAJ et ...

  • Visitor
  • Bonjour, j'ai un iPhone 7 et un abonnement Family. Lorsque j'écoute de la musique elle se coupe toute seule au bout d'environ 1 minute. J'ai essayé de désinstaller l'application et de la réinstaller,...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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Superuser Contribution Songs stopping after a minute and app refreshing

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom DeviceiPhone 11 Pro Operating SystemiOS 14.1 My Question or IssueWhen I leave the Spotify app, whatever song I have on stops playing after about a minute and the app automatically refreshes. I’ve deleted the tab, logg...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom  Device iPhone 11 Pro  Operating System iOS 14.1   My Question or Issue When I leave the Spotify app, whatever song I have on stops playin...
  • CoSmoZ_swe
  • Casual Listener
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  • 7 replies
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Real Time Lyrics in America.

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(iPhone 11 Pro Max)Operating System(iOS 14) My Question or Issue Just wanted to bring it up that we still don’t have real time lyrics. I want to get their attention because we should have it by now. Does anyone have any so...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device (iPhone 11 Pro Max) Operating System (iOS 14)   My Question or Issue   Just wanted to bring it up that we still don’t have real time lyric...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Is the Lyrics feature available in the desktop app?

I use to have the lyrics in my iphone everytime i play my songs. I recently installed the Spotify app in my laptop and when I use it, I don't see the lyrics anymore when I play my songs.

  • Music Fan
  • I use to have the lyrics in my iphone everytime i play my songs. I recently installed the Spotify app in my laptop and when I use it, I don't see the lyrics anymore when I play my songs.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
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  • 528618 Views
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