Go to Solution. There's no guarantee that all files will work as local files, but we'll make sure to help you out as much as possible. First, it's a good idea to divide the tracks into different folders and then synchronise them. This is to check if there's only one file which is troublesome. Have a couple of tracks in each folder. View solution in original post. You'll need to hit the 'Download' switch on mobile, while being on the same network.
That should move all tracks over. Keep in mind that you need a Premium account to have this feature. We'd recommend trying a clean reinstall of the app on your mobile device by following the steps here. If that still doesn't do the trick, it'd be helpful to create a new playlist for your local files on the desktop app and try syncing the new playlist on your mobile instead.
I followed all of your instructions and none of them fixed it. Uninstalled and reinstalled the app, synced up a separate playlist with the songs in it, hit download on my mobile app but nothing is happening.
In this case, we'd suggest first making sure that Spotify is set as an exception on your device's firewall. If it is and you're still having troubles, could you give it a try to connect both your mobile and desktop devices in a different network connection? Once both devices are connected to another network, log into the app on each device and try downloading the playlist on your mobile device once more.
Learn more here. Songs downloaded from Youtube work on Spotify app for laptop but not mobile Solved! Go to solution. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Songs downloaded from Youtube work on Spotify app for laptop but not mobile. Hi, Pretty explanatory. Some songs will transfer over to my mobile app, but if I try to play the songs I get the "Song cannot be played" error, and the song is greyed out.
The songs work perfectly fine on my Spotify laptop app. I have both devices on the same network and same log in information so I don't know what's wrong. Please help. Accepted Solutions. Re: Songs downloaded from Youtube work on Spotify app for laptop but not mobile. Spotify Legend. After that, make sure to connect both your devices to the same mobile hotspot. Let us know how that goes, and send screenshots of any error messages you get. All the best! Reply 1 Like. Hey Calibrations Thanks for getting in touch!
Spotify supports the following file types:. Looking forward to your reply. Have a nice day! Reply 0 Likes. Hi, I have already hit the download button multiple times, clicked it on and off. It says waiting to download but does nothing. They are on the same network and I have premium with hulu. For your reference I am using Windows with an Android. Does it look like something described in this post? Yes, it's similar to that. I actually went ahead and deleted some files from my storage. Now the "waiting to download" message says "Go to settings to download using cellular".
I went to settings, turned on download using cellular but it's still not downloading Hello, is anyone still helping me with this Once you've installed the app again, you can follow the steps below: Make sure your local files are imported on the desktop app and included in a playlist see "Desktop" instructions here.
Log in on your mobile or tablet using the same WiFi network as your desktop app. Select the playlist containing the local files. Let us know how things go! We'll be right here if you need more help. Help others find this answer and click "Accept as Solution". Casual Listener. May Ideas Review. Last update: Log In.