Won't remain in offline mode

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Won't remain in offline mode

swordofaltair
Casual Listener
I'm experiencing a problem wherby Spotify will not remain in offline mode. If I press the home button and leave it for a couple of hours then press the application launch button it requests my login details. If I enter these it'll log back in but if I check the settings screen the 'Offline' button is unchecked. This is incredibly frustrating at times when I don't have a data connection as it means that I cannot access my playlists unless I have an internet connection. My concern is that I am off on holiday abroad soon and want to be able to listen to my music but don't particularly like the thought of being charged extortionate data charges just so that I can listen to my music every couple of hours. I have a Galaxy S2 with ICS 4.03 on Vodafone UK so if anyone can help me, it would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Won't remain in offline mode

Richard
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Hey swordofaltair, welcome to the Community.

 

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Re: Won't remain in offline mode

licenced
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It's odd that it asks for your login details each time - it should stay logged in, but offline, between uses. Just to check - you aren't manually logging out before hitting the Home button to get back to the launcher are you?
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Re: Won't remain in offline mode

swordofaltair
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When I launch the app a message appears saying 'A different user has put spotify into force offline mode. Please go online to login'. This is strange as to the best of my knowledge only myself logs into this particular account. I can confirm that I do not log out when exiting the app and only ever exit using the home button. I'm currently using version 0.4.12.180 downloaded from google play. I will give the preview version a try and see how that performs.
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