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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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Superuser Contribution Local files greyed out on mobile

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy J7 My Question or IssueI added some local files to my desktop playlist that are matching up to songs included in Spotify's catalog. The band is German though, so not all of their songs are playable for me in ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy J7   My Question or Issue I added some local files to my desktop playlist that are matching up to songs included in Spotify's catal...
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Swipe Down to Sort not working

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceSamsung GalaxyOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen I first downloaded the Spotify App I was able to swipe down while in a playlist and use the Sort feature. Now I no longer can. Where lies the issue??

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy Operating System Android   My Question or Issue When I first downloaded the Spotify App I was able to swipe down while in a playlist and use...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution New lockscreen player has microscopic buttons

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceAsus Zenfone 9Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueThe "mini player" on the lockscreen has buttons that are around 3-4mm in diameter...They are hopeless to see or push at a armlenth distance.

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Asus Zenfone 9 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue The "mini player" on the lockscreen has buttons that are around 3-4mm in ...
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Solved!! I can't change my plan - Screen goes white

Attempting to update my membership through the app, If I select premium double (the option that allows two accounts for $12.99) It just goes to a white screen and spins. This is on a pixel 6 pro running Android 12My account was previously a double, t...

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  • Attempting to update my membership through the app, If I select premium double (the option that allows two accounts for $12.99) It just goes to a white screen and spins. This is on a pixel 6 pro ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution AI DJ playinga single song in blocks of a single artist

I love the new feature and understand it's in beta, but the past couple days when the DJ introduces a block of songs from an artist, it plays one song then introduces the next block of songs. This is the only type of block it cuts short.

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  • I love the new feature and understand it's in beta, but the past couple days when the DJ introduces a block of songs from an artist, it plays one song then introduces the next block of songs. This is...
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Superuser Contribution How to disable Spotify to start playing upon another app's notification?

When I'm watching a video on some other platform, and then notification (with sound) comes from a different app, Spotify starts playing song on it's own. I don't want to disable the notifications from other apps and by no means this should trigger Sp...

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  • When I'm watching a video on some other platform, and then notification (with sound) comes from a different app, Spotify starts playing song on it's own. I don't want to disable the notifications fro...
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Superuser Contribution When i play a playlist the songs in my queue will randomly change

Song in the queue will randomly change and i will have to go to the playlist and hit play on the last song that played before the queue change

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  • Song in the queue will randomly change and i will have to go to the playlist and hit play on the last song that played before the queue change
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I have a new phone and can't transfer library from old phone

My old phone is broken I pay for Premium so should have my library on the new phone

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  • My old phone is broken I pay for Premium so should have my library on the new phone
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Superuser Contribution tracks not playing in order

Even though shuffle play is off, Spotify will not play the songs in most playlists in order. It will play the first 3 or 4 in order, then start skipping songs. I am listening on an Echo dot, controlling it through the app on my android phone. Another...

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  • Even though shuffle play is off, Spotify will not play the songs in most playlists in order. It will play the first 3 or 4 in order, then start skipping songs. I am listening on an Echo dot, controll...
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Superuser Contribution No internet connection on wi-fi

When using a wi-fi connection on my samsung galaxy s22, Spotify search does not work and I get "no internet connection" displayed in the app Switching to mobile data makes the problem go away Additionally, while on wi-fi, asking Google assistant to s...

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  • When using a wi-fi connection on my samsung galaxy s22, Spotify search does not work and I get "no internet connection" displayed in the app Switching to mobile data makes the problem go away Add...
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Superuser Contribution Sleep timer not working with podcasts

I use some podcasts to help me get to sleep, but I've noticed that the sleep timer doesn't work with them, episodes keep playing even though I set the timer to stop playing after the episode or an hour. Is this a known issue? PlanPremiumCountryUK Dev...

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  • I use some podcasts to help me get to sleep, but I've noticed that the sleep timer doesn't work with them, episodes keep playing even though I set the timer to stop playing after the episode or an ho...
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Superuser Contribution I'm not getting the pause button or play next button images.it comes like n

I'm using Spotify since last 6 month i use to update whenever it's available for. After my second update the graphs are not shown like pause button or play next button, it shows like (no graph)

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  • I'm using Spotify since last 6 month i use to update whenever it's available for. After my second update the graphs are not shown like pause button or play next button, it shows like (no graph)
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Playlists] Multiselecting songs in a playlist

I added 1 song to my playlist and suddenly I got about 200-400 rock songs added with it. I do not like rock songs and I need a way to easily select all of them at once and delete them.

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  • I added 1 song to my playlist and suddenly I got about 200-400 rock songs added with it. I do not like rock songs and I need a way to easily select all of them at once and delete them.
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Superuser Contribution Music goes silent mid song

I have recently updated my account to family account. So i have created a user for my other half and linked it to my account. For some reason when he is logged in as me spotify works perfectly fine, when hes logged in as himself the music just goes s...

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  • I have recently updated my account to family account. So i have created a user for my other half and linked it to my account. For some reason when he is logged in as me spotify works perfectly fine, ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't connect to android auto unless you force stop and restart

I've got an oppo find X3 pro and there's a recurring problem with the latest version of Spotify where it refuses to connect to android auto unless you force stop and restart the app. Can anyone help?

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  • I've got an oppo find X3 pro and there's a recurring problem with the latest version of Spotify where it refuses to connect to android auto unless you force stop and restart the app. Can anyone help?
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Superuser Contribution Tapping in between certain regions in app UI produces unexpected results

Case 1:1. I'm viewing an album/playlist while I listen to a song2. I want to expand the play bar to see duration, have full control over playhead, etc3. I unintentionally tap *just below* the play bar (about 1mm space between play bar and Home/Search...

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  • Case 1: 1. I'm viewing an album/playlist while I listen to a song 2. I want to expand the play bar to see duration, have full control over playhead, etc 3. I unintentionally tap *just below* the p...
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Can't add albums to library

I have always highlighted the heart button to add an album to my library. Now, highlighting the heart does nothing and the heart becomes unhighlighted when I navigate away from the album then go back to it.

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  • I have always highlighted the heart button to add an album to my library. Now, highlighting the heart does nothing and the heart becomes unhighlighted when I navigate away from the album then go bac...
  • Prague
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Superuser Contribution app very slow on mobile network but ok on wifi

Plan :PremiumCountry : France DeviceRedmi note 8 proOperating SystemAndroid 10 / miui 12.0.4 Hello, when I use spotify with the mobile network the application run after 58sec (black screen with a circle green and home serach library but nothing else)...

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  • Plan :Premium Country : France   Device Redmi note 8 pro Operating System Android 10 / miui 12.0.4   Hello, when I use spotify with the mobile network the application run after 58se...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Low Quality Sharing on Instagram Stories

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceSamsung Galaxy S7Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueWhen I share a song on Instagram Stories there is no option in the top left corner to "Play on Spotify". Additionally, the quality of the image is...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Samsung Galaxy S7 Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue When I share a song on Instagram Stories there is no option in the top...
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