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[COMPLETE GUIDE] How to fix most Android issues

Please read below for troubleshooting Spotify on your Android device. This guide contains fixes for most common issues as well as detail on how to create a new topic if you still are having problems. First thing to do before trying anything else is r...

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Solved!! The version of Spotify I have has completely different features than another free user.

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceAndroid PhonesMy Question or IssueMy dad and I both have spotify. I cannot pick songs to play and have to rely on shuffle. My dad can pick songs without issue, and probably doesn't even know that shuffle's an option. We both h...

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mis canciones descargadas desaparecen al estar sin conexión

En mi plan pasado no había problema, no pagué por 10 días aprox. y al volver a contratar mis canciones descargadas se ponen en negro al estar sin conexión, si no tengo internet no me funciona la aplicación, es decir, no me sirve de nada estar pagando...

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  • En mi plan pasado no había problema, no pagué por 10 días aprox. y al volver a contratar mis canciones descargadas se ponen en negro al estar sin conexión, si no tengo internet no me funciona la apli...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Notification always showing Album Cover from previous Song

PlanPremium CountrySwitzerland DeviceRedmi Note 11 Pro Operating SystemAndroid 12My Question or IssueHi, bascially the subject title says everything. Only had this issue on this phone. Tried reinstalling and deleting data already. Picture or albumcov...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Switzerland   Device Redmi Note 11 Pro   Operating System Android 12 My Question or Issue Hi, bascially the subject title says everything. Only h...
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Superuser Contribution Chromebook keeps skipping 6 songs

PlanPremium, for almost 10 years nowCountryUSADeviceAsus Chromebook/desktop thingOperating SystemGoogle Chrome OS, Version 76.0.3809.136 (Official Build) (64-bit)So for the last 4 months I haven't been able to listen to Spotify at work and it's defia...

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  • Plan Premium, for almost 10 years now Country USA Device Asus Chromebook/desktop thing Operating System Google Chrome OS,  Version 76.0.3809.136 (Official Build) (64-bit) So for the ...
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I am a paying customer (duo plan) and i still get annoying push notificatio

I am a paying customer (duo plan) and i still get annoying push notifications and in-app popups promoting events (sanremo) and artists that i don't listen to. I have turned off all notifications and this still happens. How do I turn it off?Here are s...

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  • I am a paying customer (duo plan) and i still get annoying push notifications and in-app popups promoting events (sanremo) and artists that i don't listen to. I have turned off all notifications and ...
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Superuser Contribution Music plays by itself after bluetooth disconnected

I'm having an issue with spotify playing music by itself. This happens mostly when I disconnect a bluetooth device. The app shows no music playing and the only way I can stop the music is by going into 'App Setting' on my phone and 'Force Stop' the a...

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  • I'm having an issue with spotify playing music by itself. This happens mostly when I disconnect a bluetooth device. The app shows no music playing and the only way I can stop the music is by going in...
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Superuser Contribution Auto download/remove podcast episodes?

Hello, new to Spotify. Is there an option for the app to auto download new podcast episodes, as well as auto removing played episodes ?

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  • Hello, new to Spotify.  Is there an option for the app to auto download new podcast episodes, as well as auto removing played episodes ?
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Casting to Amazon Echo

I have an Amazon Echo device in each room of the house. Apparently, it is possible to cast music from spotify to any Echo device. However, when I am in Spotify and click on the devices no Echo is showing up. The Echos are on the same wireless network...

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  • I have an Amazon Echo device in each room of the house. Apparently, it is possible to cast music from spotify to any Echo device. However, when I am in Spotify and click on the devices no Echo is sho...
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I do not have recently played artist option available on my android app

PlanFreeCountryMaltaDeviceOneplus 6TOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI used to think this was an automatic thing that showed up in the profile but on my app I do not have the option to toggle recently played artists on or off. I would l...

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  • Plan Free Country Malta Device Oneplus 6T Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I used to think this was an automatic thing that showed up in the profile but on my app I d...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify icon won't show on status bar

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSamsung galaxy s22Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueI just got a new s22. When I am playing music on Spotify the icon does not show on the status bar (where time, Bluetooth, battery etc show). It shows on the no...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Samsung galaxy s22 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue I just got a new s22. When I am playing music on Spotify the icon does not show on ...
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Spotify songs not downloading on phone

Songs are not downloading on my Xiaomi phone anymore, the circle keeps spinning round but it's not downloading. Weird things is that podcasts are actually downloading. I have plenty of storage space left, not anywhere near the 10k songs limit and hav...

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  • Songs are not downloading on my Xiaomi phone anymore, the circle keeps spinning round but it's not downloading. Weird things is that podcasts are actually downloading. I have plenty of storage space ...
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I can't find my account overview

I want to switch to a Duo plan, but the web site keeps telling me to do it via app, and in the app, it doesn't show anything other than the fact that I have a Premium plan.

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  • I want to switch to a Duo plan, but the web site keeps telling me to do it via app, and in the app, it doesn't show anything other than the fact that I have a Premium plan.
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Superuser Contribution Local files for Android

Hi everyone!Exciting news for users of Spotify on Android devices: you may have noticed a new feature in your app that has been highly requested in the Community. This feature is Local files! You can now stream all audio files stored in your device u...

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  • Hi everyone! Exciting news for users of Spotify on Android devices: you may have noticed a new feature in your app that has been highly requested in the Community. This feature is Local fil...
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Superuser Contribution No 'Play' thumbnail in Messenger

PlanPremiumCountryNicaraguaDeviceSamsung Galaxy A50Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or Issue:when sharing in Messenger, there was always a little thumbnail of the song that allowed you to play a preview of the song but since like 3 days ago, it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Nicaragua Device Samsung Galaxy A50 Operating System Android 10     My Question or Issue: when sharing in Messenger, there was always a little thumbnail of t...
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Why did you remove the option to remove song from Playlist while playing a

While listening to my Playlist there is no way to remove a song that is being played from my Playlist.There is also no way to go to Playlist and 'search' for it. So if you wish to exact your Playlist you have to remember what songs you don't wish to ...

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  • While listening to my Playlist there is no way to remove a song that is being played from my Playlist. There is also no way to go to Playlist and 'search' for it. So if you wish to exact your Playli...
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Superuser Contribution Podcas not shown

The video podcast (https://open.spotify.com/episode/5wyGBLcaywjkh9itrbZi7o?si=6JofCA71Tkiw5D9n0u_DwA&utm_source=whatsapp) is not shown neither on my app neither on my desktop app on my laptop

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  • The video podcast (https://open.spotify.com/episode/5wyGBLcaywjkh9itrbZi7o?si=6JofCA71Tkiw5D9n0u_DwA&utm_source=whatsapp) is not shown neither on my app neither on my desktop app on my laptop
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Find specific song in large playlist.

Using Android. V 8.8.6.472The find in playlist is not an option available.

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  • Using Android. V 8.8.6.472 The find in playlist is not an option available.
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Google Assistant not able to control Spotify?

I recently Switched from Samsung Devices (S10 and S21 FE) to a Pixel 7 Pro and Spotify is kinda driving me crazy on this device.- I used to be able to stop/close spotify by just swiping away the tile in the drop down menu. Now spotify just keeps play...

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  • I recently Switched from Samsung Devices (S10 and S21 FE) to a Pixel 7 Pro and Spotify is kinda driving me crazy on this device. - I used to be able to stop/close spotify by just swiping away the ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Android App Chromecast Not Working

I recently switched to a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 running Android 9 with One U.I. 1.0 and have encountered an issue with Spotify not detecting any Chromecast devices, such as my Google Home Hub or Google TV. However, it does detect non-chromecast device...

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  • I recently switched to a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 running Android 9 with One U.I. 1.0 and have encountered an issue with Spotify not detecting any Chromecast devices, such as my Google Home Hub or Googl...
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Spotify icon won't show on status bar please help

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSamsung galaxy s22Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueI just got a new s22. When I am playing music on Spotify the icon does not show on the status bar (where time, Bluetooth, battery etc show). It shows on the no...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Samsung galaxy s22 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue I just got a new s22. When I am playing music on Spotify the icon does not show on ...
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