How to Fix Spotify Liked Songs Missing

Posted by Adam Gorden on Sep. 17, 2020 2:42 PM.

fix spotify liked songs missing

Hi! I usually listen to all of my music through the liked songs playlist, which had about 5000 songs in- and now they're all gone? I have one song left in there (most recently added one), but have lost all the other music in there. - - Ana from Spotify Community

Many Spotify users report that after their Spotify gets updated, all the songs from the Like Songs playlist are gone missing. When you enter your Like Songs in the Library, there's only an empty playlist with a line "Your liked songs will appear here". Some users have tried to refresh the Liked Songs playlist by clearing the cache. But the problem is still there, songs previously in the playlist are still entirely lost.

In the following parts, I'm going to show you how to troubleshoot Spotify Liked Songs disappear issue and a bonus tip to help you never have to worry about Spotify songs missing problem.

Part 1. Solutions to Spotify Liked Songs Missing Problem
Part 2. Permanently Fix Spotify Liked Songs Missing

Solutions to Spotify Liked Songs Missing Problem

If you run against a Spotify Likes Songs not loading issue and can't find a way to fix the problem, we've summarized a list of solutions that may possibly help you to troubleshoot this glitch:

1. Clean reinstall the Spotify app

On Android:

1. On your Android home screen, tap Settings and turn to Apps.

2. Find the Spotify app, tap it and then clear all data and cache.

3. Select Uninstall to delete the app.

4. Go to an authorized app store to reinstall the latest version of Spotify.

On iOS:

1. Open Spotify. In the app's settings, tap Storage then Delete Cache.

2. Head to your device's Settings, then tap General.

3. Tap iPhone Storage.

4. Select Spotify from the list of apps.

5. Tap Offload the app and confirm. This will delete the app but its documents data will be kept. Then tap Delete App and confirm.

6. Reinstall Spotify from App Store.

On Windows:

1. Click the Start button.

2. Select Settings > Apps > Apps & features > Spotify

3. Click Uninstall. Click Uninstall again in the pop-up to confirm.

4. Download and install Spotify from Windows Apps store.

On Mac:

1. Open Finder then click Go (on the menu bar on the top of the screen).

2. Select Library from the drop-down menu.

3. Open Caches and delete the com.spotify.client and com.spotify.client.helper folders.

4. Click the back arrow, then open Application Support and delete the Spotify folder.

5. Reinstall Spotify.

2. Make sure you log in the right account

It's possible that you may have logged into Spotify with a wrong account on one device. If your account is connected to Facebook, choose LOG IN WITH FACEBOOK to log in. If it's not connected, make sure that you're typing in the right email address of your account.

3. Log in to a different device

When encountering Spotify Liked Songs not syncing issue, you can try to log in your account to a new device to see if your Likes Songs to check if the same issue occurs.

4. Check your internet connection

It happens to some users that those downloaded songs in Liked Songs playlist still exist, this may be caused by a bad internet connection. Change to a better internet, then you'll able to view all songs on your Liked Songs playlist.

5. Manually add your liked songs again

This might sound exhausting, but the reality is Spotify team still hasn't figured out a legit way to thoroughly fix this issue. And if you used to have a Liked Songs playlist that was not too big, this is one of the most eligible ways to fix the problem. If the songs miss again, then you might try the following trick to settle this issue once and for all.

Permanently Fix Spotify Liked Songs Missing

Some users have reported that even if they fix the problem this time, their Liked Songs playlists still get emptied from time to time. This almost makes the app unusable considering how important this feature is to both user experience and the recommendation algorithm.

If you don't want to get involved in this issue anymore, you can download Spotify songs for offline listening without Premium through ViWizard Spotify Music Converter. Then you can play these songs in any media player offline, no song missing issue will bother your listening experience anymore.

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1Launch ViWizard and Import Songs from Spotify

add spotify tracks to ViWizard

Open ViWizard software and the Spotify will be launched simultaneously. Then drag and drop tracks from Spotify into the ViWizard interface.

2 Set Up Output Parameters

set output format

After adding music tracks from Spotify to ViWizard, you can choose the output audio format. There're six options including MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV and FLAC. And then you can adjust the audio quality by selecting the output channel, bit rate, and sample rate.

3 Start the Convertion

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Once all the setting is finished, click the "Convert" button to start loading Spotify music tracks. After the conversion, all the files will be saved to your specified folder. You could browse all the converted songs by clicking "Converted" and navigate to the output folder.

4Play Spotify Songs Offline without Liked Songs Missing Issue

You can put these downloaded songs in any devices and play them without Spotify app, in consequence you'll never have to worry about your Spotify Liked Songs get lost.


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