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New and Improved Android Widget

Spotify is bringing a new update to the home screen widget on Android devices. This update will help you get more out of it than before. The new widget will make it simpler and faster to access your favourite content on Spotify. So what is changing?H...

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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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Solved!! Stuck in offline mode

My Android phone got stuck in Offline mode for few days. Changing WiFi, reseting phone, loging out and back in didn't help. I tried to reinstall application and then it let me login and download list of playlists and songs and again says it is in off...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Android phone got stuck in Offline mode for few days. Changing WiFi, reseting phone, loging out and back in didn't help. I tried to reinstall application and then it let me login and download list...
  • Joe
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Solved!! Spotify Premium SD Card

I have an sd card in my phone and after i reinstalled spotify it showed up and everything worked fine but after i downloaded a few songs suddenly it stopped downloading and in the settings there was no storage option anymore so i can't choose my sd c...

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  • I have an sd card in my phone and after i reinstalled spotify it showed up and everything worked fine but after i downloaded a few songs suddenly it stopped downloading and in the settings there was ...
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Slow download for offline on android.

I have needed to re-download my offline playlists and albums. This is very slow. I have 1400 tracks and it's taken overnight to do 400. I'm on good wifi and top spec sd card. Extreme quality is on and volume levelling is on too.Any solution to speed ...

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  • I have needed to re-download my offline playlists and albums. This is very slow. I have 1400 tracks and it's taken overnight to do 400. I'm on good wifi and top spec sd card. Extreme quality is on an...
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phone restarts after opening spotify

I have a samsung galaxy s7 and when i open my sportify every time the entire phone is restarting. this is only with spotify. any idea how i can fix this?

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  • I have a samsung galaxy s7 and when i open my sportify every time the entire phone is restarting. this is only with spotify. any idea how i can fix this? 
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Downloaded music disappears

Hi all,Recently I have this issue that downloaded albums all of a sudden become not downloaded again. Very annoying !I have a galaxy s5mini with an sd card, the card is set to contain all the spotify data.Anybody with the same problem ?ThanksHans

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  • Hi all, Recently I have this issue that downloaded albums all of a sudden become not downloaded again. Very annoying ! I have a galaxy s5mini with an sd card, the card is set to contain all the spo...
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Solved!! Re-downloading songs automatically

This is the 3rd year of this issue. I've had a Sony/iPhone/Samsung and OnePlus 3 in this timeframe and the issue is the same accross all of them.No matter what I do, Spotify downloads 3.6 GBs of music automatically even though I've switched it off an...

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  • This is the 3rd year of this issue. I've had a Sony/iPhone/Samsung and OnePlus 3 in this timeframe and the issue is the same accross all of them. No matter what I do, Spotify downloads 3.6 GBs of mu...
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No External Devices Refresh

With my Spotify on Android the external devices don't automatically refresh - if I leave my house and then come back none of my devices show up until I restart Spotify.

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  • With my Spotify on Android the external devices don't automatically refresh - if I leave my house and then come back none of my devices show up until I restart Spotify.
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Solved!! Premium not working

I paid for premium and am not getting any of the perks other than being able to download. Its been like this for a few days and I've tried many ways to fix it including logging out and re-installing the app. Don't know where to go from here but any h...

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  • I paid for premium and am not getting any of the perks other than being able to download. Its been like this for a few days and I've tried many ways to fix it including logging out and re-installing ...
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Trouble Connecting on Wifi

Hello! I am running Spotify on my Android device (OnePlus 3) and I am using Lollipop. Over the last few days, I have been unable to connect to Spotify through WiFi on my phone. When I connect to WiFi, Spotify gives me an error saying there is 'No Int...

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  • Hello! I am running Spotify on my Android device (OnePlus 3) and I am using Lollipop. Over the last few days, I have been unable to connect to Spotify through WiFi on my phone. When I connect to WiFi...
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change of sequence in personal playlists

Hello,I can not believe it, is it true that it is not possible to change the sequence of songs on Android devices (App)???I mean every music player you can download for free is able to do it!It must be possible as it is mandatory to have it for my op...

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  • Hello, I can not believe it, is it true that it is not possible to change the sequence of songs on Android devices (App)??? I mean every music player you can download for free is able to do it! It...
  • Joe
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Not working

I downloaded Spotify onto my phone yesterday and it has not wanted to open not even once. It keeps force stopping and closing .

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  • I downloaded Spotify onto my phone yesterday and it has not wanted to open not even once. It keeps force stopping and closing .
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Solved!! Music stops after 1,5 song

I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 and the latest version of Spotify. Ever since a couple weeks Spotify closes itself after 1,5 song which is to say the least frustrating. I have done a clean reinstall, emptied cache, gone in offline mode and back and am sti...

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  • I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 and the latest version of Spotify. Ever since a couple weeks Spotify closes itself after 1,5 song which is to say the least frustrating.   I have done a clean reinst...
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spotify não mostra que estou escutando via fone bluetooth

Faço o parelhamento do fone wirelles com o celular e vou para o spotify, ai quando estou escutando musicas não aparece em dispositivos o fone wirelles como dispositivo disponivel.

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  • Faço o parelhamento do fone wirelles com o celular e vou para o spotify, ai quando estou escutando musicas não aparece em dispositivos o fone wirelles como dispositivo disponivel.  
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Downloading 300 songs each day

Hi Spotify, Every day when I open Spotify for the first time on my phone, it's starting to download approximately 300 songs. My offline library contains about 3200 songs. Is it normal for Spotify to redownload so many songs each day?

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  • Hi Spotify,   Every day when I open Spotify for the first time on my phone, it's starting to download approximately 300 songs. My offline library contains about 3200 songs. Is it normal f...
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Solved!! Problems when playing Spotify through Android Auto in Car

Have an issue with Android auto and not sure what the problem is. It only happens when my Phone (galaxy S7 with latest software) is connected by Bluetooth to my 2015 Ford Fiesta. Basically I can't use spotify in Android Auto. It just keeps playing fo...

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  • Have an issue with Android auto and not sure what the problem is.  It only happens when my Phone (galaxy S7 with latest software) is connected by Bluetooth to my 2015 Ford Fiesta.  Basicall...
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como reproduzir músicas de todas as playlists em modo aleatório

Antes todas a minhas músicas, além de na playlist ficavam na aba músicas, porém ontem elas sumiram de lá e permanecem apenas nas playlists. Como faço para voltar? Obrigado.

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  • Antes todas a minhas músicas, além de na playlist ficavam na aba músicas, porém ontem elas sumiram de lá e permanecem apenas nas playlists. Como faço para voltar?   Obrigado.
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Imported Playlist from windows media player not working

Imported a few playlists and the tracks show up but are greyed out. They shouldn't all be greyed out as even popular artists are on there lists and they are available on Spotify separately.When I press shuffle play, nothing happens.This is a link to ...

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  • Imported a few playlists and the tracks show up but are greyed out. They shouldn't all be greyed out as even popular artists are on there lists and they are available on Spotify separately. When I...
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Slow sync and download on Android

I have just upgraded to premium and have noticed that when syncing from pc to android over my wireless network it is extrememely slow, like 10 songs in 5 hours. I have a 20Mb connection and 300Mb wireless network in my house so i can rule that out. A...

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  • I have just upgraded to premium and have noticed that when syncing from pc to android over my wireless network it is extrememely slow, like 10 songs in 5 hours. I have a 20Mb connection and 300Mb wir...
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Solved!! Subscription

So im aware of the difference between regular subscription and family subscription. I have the student discount. My question is how can i have my main account on my phone instead of my computer. I want to be able to shuffle on my phone but every time...

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  • So im aware of the difference between regular subscription and family subscription. I have the student discount. My question is how can i have my main account on my phone instead of my computer. I wa...
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Se va el internet a cada rato cuando utilizo Spotify

Ayuda! Cada vez que entro a Spotify, la conexión a internet se va, pero es solo con Spotify, que puedo hacer para solucionarlo?

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  • Ayuda! Cada vez que entro a Spotify, la conexión a internet se va, pero es solo con Spotify, que puedo hacer para solucionarlo?
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