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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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Superuser Contribution Notification Controls can't be swiped away or closed

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLG V60Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueRecently, I have been unable to swipe away the Spotify controls notification once I'm done listening. It'll just move over to show the notifications options but...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device LG V60 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Recently, I have been unable to swipe away the Spotify controls notification once I'...
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Superuser Contribution Sort Albums by release date

Country Brazil Operating System (Android 11) My Question or Issue Recently i started to use the function to add the albums i listen to in my library, but the sorting functions don't serve me completely as i would like to sort my albums by release dat...

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  • Country   Brazil   Operating System   (Android 11)   My Question or Issue   Recently i started to use the function to add the albums i listen to in my library, but ...
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Superuser Contribution spotify nie uruchamia sie po aktualizacji na systemie android 10

aplikacja jest uruchamiana w aucie na odtwarzaczu multimedialnym. po kliknięciu w apke pojawia się tylko czarna ramka strony startowej aplikacji i po sekundzie wyrzuca do pulpitu.

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  • aplikacja jest uruchamiana w aucie na odtwarzaczu multimedialnym. po kliknięciu w apke pojawia się tylko czarna ramka strony startowej aplikacji i po sekundzie wyrzuca do pulpitu.
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Superuser Contribution Re: Let's introduce ourselves!

Hola a todos mi nombre es Mahatma y tengo un problema con Spotify, sucede que si estoy reproduciendo música y salgo de Spotify ya se que minimice la app o cambie de app, con salir de la app se pausa, ya configure el ahorro de batería lo deje sin rest...

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  • Hola a todos mi nombre es Mahatma y tengo un problema con Spotify, sucede que si estoy reproduciendo música y salgo de Spotify ya se que minimice la app o cambie de app, con salir de la app se pausa,...
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Superuser Contribution SD Card corrupted by Spotify, impossible to format, write and delete.

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceNokia 6.1Operating SystemAndroid One (10.0.0) My IssueMy SD Card corrupted by Spotify.I tried to format it from Android, when it was saying "done buddy!" nothing got removed.I tried from Windows, but I got an error witho...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Nokia 6.1 Operating System Android One (10.0.0)   My Issue My SD Card corrupted by Spotify. I tried to format it from Android, when it was saying "d...
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Superuser Contribution Can't control desktop version, but can control web version

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceOnePlus 7t proOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI can't remote control the desktop version of Spotify, it doesn't show up in the list..but when I open Spotify in web player, I can remote control it using Andr...

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  •   Plan Premium Country India Device OnePlus 7t pro Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I can't remote control the desktop version of Spotify, it doesn't show up in...
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Superuser Contribution App crashing when I click on the song in search bar

When I want to listen to the certain song or find some artists via search, I type in for example "Nirvana". Songs or artists pops up, but when I click on the wanted song/artist/playlist app crashes and if I was listening to a song that moment it stop...

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  • When I want to listen to the certain song or find some artists via search, I type in for example "Nirvana". Songs or artists pops up, but when I click on the wanted song/artist/playlist app crashes a...
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Superuser Contribution Volume turns up to max by itself constantly

I have Spotify premium family membership. As of today the volume keeps shooting up to max constantly by itself on all my familys accounts. It's super annoying any help would be great. Oh and 2020 wrapped still ain't working.

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  • I have Spotify premium family membership. As of today the volume keeps shooting up to max constantly by itself on all my familys accounts. It's super annoying any help would be great.   Oh and...
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Superuser Contribution Android app - Discovered On

hello Guys,please help me undestand why your mobile app doesn't show DISCOVERED ON playlists? Many users are using only mobile app - therefore they will never see that very important portion of data. is it a huge problem to show these playlists on th...

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  • hello Guys, please help me undestand why your mobile app doesn't show DISCOVERED ON playlists? Many users are using only mobile app - therefore they will never see that very important portion of dat...
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Superuser Contribution Delay in lyrics

PlanPremium CountryBrazil DeviceSamsung Galaxy A9 Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueHello, I use to follow the music lyrics', and I realized that if we enable the option "gradual transition", when the following music starts, it will have...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Brazil   Device Samsung Galaxy A9   Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Hello,   I use to follow the music lyrics', and I...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Where can I find the starting artist choosing screen after closing it?

I chose a few artists there and closed because I wanted to try the app out and finish that later. Now I want to use that screen again, but I can't seem to find it anywhere. Where can I find it? Thanks PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceMotorola OneOperating ...

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  • I chose a few artists there and closed because I wanted to try the app out and finish that later. Now I want to use that screen again, but I can't seem to find it anywhere. Where can I find it? &nbs...
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[AAOS] Spotify for Android Automotive desperately need improving

Hi, I'm running Spotify on Android Automotive in my new nice car (Polestar 2), but I was really disappointed by the Spotify app, because you are completely missing out on a lot of basic stuff: Playlist folders are not displayed in my library. Not pos...

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  • Hi,   I'm running Spotify on Android Automotive in my new nice car (Polestar 2), but I was really disappointed by the Spotify app, because you are completely missing out on a lot of basic st...
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Solved!! Can I continue listening to a playlist between devices?

I was listening to a playlist on my MacBook Spotify app, closed the laptop down and hoped to continue listening to the playlist on my Android phone Spotify app.

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  • I was listening to a playlist on my MacBook Spotify app, closed the laptop down and hoped to continue listening to the playlist on my Android phone Spotify app.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify liked songs filter not working

Upgraded recently from an iPhone 6 to a samsung galaxy s21 ultra. I use my liked songs primarily for shuffle and I love using the filter for my different genres, however I can only see the most recently liked songs (only 1-3 songs or none at all depe...

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  • Upgraded recently from an iPhone 6 to a samsung galaxy s21 ultra. I use my liked songs primarily for shuffle and I love using the filter for my different genres, however I can only see the most recen...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't automatically switch to car mode

I am using Spotify on my car's android head unit. I've set it up to always go into car mode (settings -> switch to car mode -> always). However, after I reopen the app, it's back into the normal mode and it doesn't even prompt me to switch to car mod...

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  • I am using Spotify on my car's android head unit. I've set it up to always go into car mode (settings -> switch to car mode -> always). However, after I reopen the app, it's  back into the...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to open public playlist that I received through WhatsApp and Gmail

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueUnable to open a public playlist that was sent to me in WhatsApp link plus a Gmail link. I ke...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Unable ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify se pausa cada 30-40 segundos.

PlanPremiumCountryMéxico DeviceAndroid A10Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueLa música se pausa cada 30-45 segundos por si sola cuando la reproduzco, este en segundo plano o este adentro de la aplicación y ya me estrese. Ya intenté: 1. Borra...

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  •   Plan Premium Country México  Device Android A10 Operating System Android    My Question or Issue La música se pausa cada 30-45 segundos por si sola cuando la reproduz...
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Superuser Contribution Android app keeps crashing when I search up Omar Apollo specifically

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S20Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueSo I saw that tweet from Barack Obama that listed his favorite music of 2022, and one of those is a song by Omar Apollo. So I search him up, and the app cr...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Samsung Galaxy S20 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue So I saw that tweet from Barack Obama that listed his favorite music of 2022, a...
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Superuser Contribution Only see devices from Android when connected to LTE but not on WI-FI

PlanPremiumCountryCODeviceVivo Y53SOperating SystemFuntouch OS - Android 12 I have an Alexa echo device, and a PC with Spotify Desktop and Web Spotify player. From the desktop connected to WiFi, I can see all devices: smartphone, Alexa and Web player...

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  • Plan Premium Country CO Device Vivo Y53S Operating System Funtouch OS - Android 12   I have an Alexa echo device, and a PC with Spotify Desktop and Web Spotify player.   From the...
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