How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC?

How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC

There is so many Media service provider company that provides Music services worldwide. But Spotify is one of the top music streaming service providers out of them.

They have millions of music, soundtracks, and podcasts. It supports all device formats like desktops, Macs, iOS, Android, and many more.

They provide great quality music service along with various great features like Offline music streaming, access to Local music files, and an ad-free audio experience.

Here in this article, we will see how to add local files to Spotify. We know that how to import local files on Spotify android. But how to add local files to Spotify on iPhone.


How to add local files to Spotify on PC

I. Add local file to Spotify PC

In this method, we will need a PC to add files and then we will sync those files with iPhone.

1) First of all, we will need to download Spotify on PC or if you have downloaded it already, then start with a tutorial.

2) Open Spotify Desktop and then go to the Edit option from the menu bar.

How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC


3) It will option a bunch of music settings & preferences, then enable the Show Local Files from Local files sections.

How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC

4) To access music from a specific folder, we will need to add it using ADD A SOURCE option. Then select a Folder that containing music and songs.

How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC


How to add local files to Spotify on iPhone & Android

I. Add local file to Spotify on iPhone using PC

In this method, we will need a PC to add files and then we will sync those files with iPhone. Make sure that your PC and iPhone are connected to the same network.

1) First of all, import the local files on PC. We have explained this in the above section.

2) As we have followed the previous steps and added local files to the Spotify desktop PC app. Open the Local Files section and add them to Playlist.

How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC

3) Now open the playlist and Enable the Downloaded (or some people Available offline) option as shown in the picture.

How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC

4) then it will start to sync all song and music files with your iPhone. Now Open the Spotify app on iPhone and Toggle the Downloaded option through this path - Settings > local files > Download.

It will start to sync the local files which we have added through the PC. Also, keep in mind that you will need the Premium subscription to add local files to Spotify mobile.


Spotify - local files not showing on the phone!

If are facing this issue, then following are the some of the reason and mistakes that you are making while accessing a local file on iPhone.

1. The main reason why we can not able to access the local files on iPhone is people can't be logged in with the same account on the iPhone and PC. So make sure that you have logged in to the same account on both devices.

2. Files get properly sync only when we are on the same wifi network. So be on the same network to properly get sync all media files on the iPhone with a PC.

3. Keep Both devices Spotify app up to date.

4. Make sure that Spotify has access to local storage of the PC and also in iPhone.

5. Spotify only supports .MP3, .MP4 and .M4P file formats. So make sure that you haven't added file formats other than those 3 formats.

So make sure all of these so you will not going to face issues like Spotify local files not showing on your iPhone Spotify won't sync local files to iPhone.


Final lines on How to add local files to Spotify iPhone, Android & PC

From the above methods, we have concluded that we can import or add local files on PC. But for iPhone and Android phones, we will need to sync those added files on pc with iPhone and Android smartphones.

By following the complete guide, you will be able to add local files to Spotify android, iPhone & PC successfully.

In addition to this, You will not face issues like Spotify local files not showing on your iPhone & Spotify won't sync local files to iPhone.

So, If you have any queries regarding this article guide, feel free to ask in the comments. I will definitely help you to solve your problem.



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