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Gig Goer
ant0ramp
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎03-04-2012

Re: Spotify Android app crashing, update long overdue

Seems as though they are a victim of their own success... grew fast and now cant keep up with the times and release, which is going to be bad on their existing customer base, especially the ones that have been with them for a long time!!!
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Rankhar
Posts: 78
Registered: ‎27-03-2012

Re: Spotify Android app crashing, update long overdue

Absolutely. Check out this other topic as well, there's more discussion about the problem there.

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Rankhar
Posts: 78
Registered: ‎27-03-2012

Re: Spotify Android app crashing, update long overdue

[ Edited ]

Several others have picked up the story:

 

Droidmatters

Slashgear

Helloandroid

Mr Mad (German)

Techhog

Cellphonenews

 

EDIT: as per request of the moderator, to avoid making the same posts in two threads, I will post any more information on the issue in this other thread that deals with the same topic. 



Gig Goer
kmbauer
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎06-04-2012

Re: Spotily Android app crashing, update long overdue

I am having this issue since updating to the Nexus S 4.0.4 last week.  The odd thing is I ran spotify on 4.0.3 like every day for months without issue.

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rferrett
Posts: 71
Registered: ‎17-02-2012

Re: Spotily Android app crashing, update long overdue

Not meaning to spam but oyu might want to click on my idea about this:-

 

http://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-Ideas/Release-a-ICS-beta-Spotify/idi-p/37113

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TazZy
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎14-03-2012

Re: Spotily Android app crashing, update long overdue

I've had no huge problems with the spotify app on my Galaxy nexus, till a few days ago.. ._. It just shuts down after 2 seconds after being started. Havent been able to listen to music for several days on my phone and nothing seem to help. Tried everything and its starting to get really annoying as im paying for this..

 

edit; After reinstalling the app, it wont even start. Tried clearing the data etc but as soon as I click on the app, my screen goes black and it shuts down. Dont even get to the login screen or anything. 

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Tofsy
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-04-2012

Re: Spotily Android app crashing, update long overdue

Same here with Galaxy Nexus. Starting , getting black screen then quitting.

 

Music Fan
bsid
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-04-2012

Re: Spotify Android app crashing, update long overdue

just updated my Nexus S to the official -automatic update- release of ICS (previously I had installed it manually). Before today the spotify app worked quite well, a few crashes once in a while, but nothing too aggravating. After the official update, it ALWAYS crashes directly after the app loads. The only way it works is in offline mode, or when 3G/Wifi are turned off.. not much point without syncing.

Hurry up and fix it Spotify!    

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licenced
Posts: 1,612
Registered: ‎11-02-2012

Re: Spotify Android app crashing, update long overdue

To fix the immediate crash on startup delete the /sdcard/Android/data/com.spotify.mobile.android.ui directory from the SD card. This will remove all your synced playlists, but it works for me every time.

Dave
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Shrike
Posts: 16
Registered: ‎28-03-2012

Re: Spotily Android app crashing, update long overdue

Same here, but with Motorola Xoom Wifi tablet. As soon as I did 4.0.4 update, Spotify is working erraticly at best. 1 out of 5 or so app launches I can get to offline playlists I already have downloaded.
The weirdest thing is automatic switching online/offline mode, which is probably causing the crashes and freezes as well.
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