How to Fix Spotify Offline Sync Not Working

How to Fix Spotify Offline Sync Not Working

Spotify users have reported an “Offline Sync not working” error, preventing them from playing their music playlists without being connected to the internet, which is the whole point of the offline sync feature.

Users attempting to use the download function to create an offline music playlist and sync files for use have run into a brick wall, and Spotify has refused to allow them to do so. Here’s how to fix Spotify’s offline syncing problem.

How to Fix Spotify Offline Sync Not Working

How to Fix Spotify Offline Sync Not Working

To resolve the issue with Spotify’s Offline Sync not working, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings, scroll down to Local Files, and check it is enabled. If not, re-enable it. After a few moments, try syncing again.
  2. Connect your phone to your PC or Mac, then go to the Devices tab in Spotify and sync. Make sure Spotify is installed on all of your devices.
  3. Make sure Spotify and the computer where the songs are syncing are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  4. Make sure Spotify is up to date on all of your devices.
  5. Ensure that any synced local files are in mp3 format and do not contain any DRM, such as paid-for songs.
  6. If you’re using an Android phone, connect it to a PC/Mac and copy any mp3 files to the phone’s Music folder. These should now be available in Spotify’s “local files” section.

Hopefully, one of these fixes will fix this pesky Spotify Offline Sync Not Working error. We hope this guide helped you.

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David Johnson

David has been writing about games and technology for a very long time (Before GTA V). He is a game review and guide writer from Houston, Texas.

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