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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 Song plays, stops mid-way, then switches to radio

For the past few months, I'll open a playlist and select a song and it will play. Then about 20-seconds into the song, it'll suddenly stop and switch to the radio. This happens whether I select a specific song or select "Shuffle". Sometimes, I can go...

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  • For the past few months, I'll open a playlist and select a song and it will play.  Then about 20-seconds into the song, it'll suddenly stop and switch to the radio.  This happens whether I ...
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Superuser Contribution Issues with streaming music and clicking on playlists and artists

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8+Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueSo what's been happening since the last update (version 8.6.24.918) I've been experiencing some problems with streaming songs and clicking on playlists/ars...

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania Device Samsung Galaxy S8+ Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue So what's been happening since the last update (version 8.6.24.918) I've been e...
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How to access desktop app

I'm trying to combine 2 playlists together. Apparently we don't have the technology to do that on mobile but it was suggested to use the Desktop webapp.I put my browser in Desktop mode but it just loads the mobile Spotify page in desktop format.How d...

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  • I'm trying to combine 2 playlists together. Apparently we don't have the technology to do that on mobile but it was suggested to use the Desktop webapp. I put my browser in Desktop mode but it just ...
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Superuser Contribution My widget is just to big...

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSony Xperia 10 IIOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueMy widget for Spotify is huge, want it less big. It doesn't look good at all.

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Sony Xperia 10 II Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue My widget for Spotify is huge, want it less big. It doesn't look good at all.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect Glitches about 12 seconds into each track.

Plan PremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung S20eOperating SystemAndroid(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi, I have recently purchased first HI Fi with integrated Spotify Connect. I am using phone to control this from the Spotify app...

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  • Plan  Premium Country UK Device Samsung S20e Operating System Android (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hi, I have recently purchased first HI F...
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[Android][Playlists] Search bar in my own playlists

Can you please add a search function with your own playlist. It would be so much easier to search a song within my own playlist, as sometimes I want to listen to my playlist from a certain point. Helps avoiding the stress of find songs I know I have ...

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  • Can you please add a search function with your own playlist. It would be so much easier to search a song within my own playlist, as sometimes I want to listen to my playlist from a certain point. Hel...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Wlan connectin issue

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceFairphone 3Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueHey everyoneI got a small problem but somehow it really gets on my nerves.When I use Spotify on my Android phone over my phones data it works without a probl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Fairphone 3 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Hey everyone I got a small problem but somehow it really gets on my nerve...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution discover weekly & release rader not syncing between desktop & mobile device

PlanPremiumCountrybelgiumDevice(xiaomi mi8)Operating System( Android ) My Question or Issuesince the new UI these spotify lists don't sync to my mobile device. On the desktop i removed the songs i don't want to see anymore, but on my cellphone they s...

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  • Plan Premium Country belgium Device (xiaomi mi8) Operating System ( Android )   My Question or Issue since the new UI these spotify lists don't sync to my mobile device. On the desktop...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Problem. on bluetooth connection to Toyota Corolla Hybrid 2020 (Endune 3.0)

PlanPremiumCountryGreeceDeviceOnePluss 6TOperating SystemAndroid 10 / Oxygen OS 10.3.8 My Question or IssueAndroid Auto works flawlessly through USB cable. The sound of Spotify is transmited normaly through the Bluetooth connection when I disconnect ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece Device OnePluss 6T Operating System Android 10 / Oxygen OS 10.3.8   My Question or Issue Android Auto works flawlessly through USB cable. The sound of Spot...
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Superuser Contribution Logout and forgot storage after phone restart

I have some issue after restart in android 11 in samsung a70 When i restart my phone i saw spotify is log out from my account and i always after downloading new musics put it in offline mode for decrease my wifi usage.you know that if spotify sets to...

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  • I have some issue after restart in android 11 in samsung a70  When i restart my phone i saw spotify is log out from my account and i always after downloading new musics put it in offline mode&n...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Android app won't download songs

Spotify has stopped downloading songs though it informs me that they are presently being downloaded. I can rule out problems with a lack of disc space on the sd card nor have I reached the 10,000 songs limit. My internet connection is stable. Yet, wh...

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  • Spotify has stopped downloading songs though it informs me that they are presently being downloaded. I can rule out problems with a lack of disc space on the sd card nor have I reached the 10,000 son...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Not possible to play playlist in order of most recently added since May 3 update

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Samsung Galaxy S9Operating System: Android 10My Question or IssueSince the May 3 update, in the Android App, if I sort my playlist by most recently added (3 dots->sort playlist->recently added up arrow), the most rece...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Samsung Galaxy S9 Operating System: Android 10 My Question or Issue Since the May 3 update, in the Android App, if I sort my playlist by most recently a...
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Superuser Contribution Slow loading albums, barely usable since update

PlanPremium CountryUnited Kingdom DeviceSamsung Note 20 Ultra Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue Echoing other people's issue, I thought I would post mine, to give this issue more attention Since the new update, it is an interminable proces...

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  • Plan Premium   Country United Kingdom   Device Samsung Note 20 Ultra   Operating System Android       My Question or Issue   Echoing other people's...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Current song status not shown correctly

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueNEXT SONG PLAYS,BUT SONG FROM A WHILE AGO'S METADATA IS STILL SHOWING. CORRECT QUEUE IS SHOWN THOUGHAs you can see below the song I was listening to ~20 minutes a...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System Android My Question or Issue NEXT SONG PLAYS,BUT SONG FROM A WHILE AGO'S METADATA IS STILL SHOWING. CORRECT QUEUE IS SHOWN...
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Superuser Contribution No internet connection message, which is a lie.

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDeviceHuawei P30 Lite MAR-LX3AOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI'm on the verge of losing it, guys. I guess I'm writing this more as a major bug report than expecting any immediate help. Around three weeks ago th...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device Huawei P30 Lite MAR-LX3A Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I'm on the verge of losing it, guys. I guess I'm writing this more as a m...
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Superuser Contribution Skipping 15secs ahead at the end of a podcast causes bug

Hi, When listening to podcasts I often skip the last bit using the default skip 15secs ahead button, which replaces the usual skip to next track button when on podcasts opposed to music. However, when you press it during the last 15secs of the episod...

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  • Hi,   When listening to podcasts I often skip the last bit using the default skip 15secs ahead button, which replaces the usual skip to next track button when on podcasts opposed to music. &n...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Ladscape cannot use 'previous/back' as it is covered with 'Select Device'

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicemultiple devicesOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen listening in landscape mode You cannot use the 'previous/back' to restart song or go back and re-listen to a song.The button is replaced with the Use de...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device multiple devices Operating System Android   My Question or Issue When listening in landscape mode You cannot use the 'previous/back' to restart so...
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[Android] Spotify randomly showing in notifications on phone

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S20, Android 11, and the most recent version of Spotify in the play store: 8.6.24.918 (new as of May 3, 2021).I typically close Spotify completely when I am not using it to save battery. However, I have noticed recently th...

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  • I am using a Samsung Galaxy S20, Android 11, and the most recent version of Spotify in the play store: 8.6.24.918 (new as of May 3, 2021). I typically close Spotify completely when I am not using ...
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Superuser Contribution [ALL Platforms] removed slider for volume control in expanded view

Also "slider" volume control was removed from expanded view when song is played and background video is visible.

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  • Also "slider" volume control was removed from expanded view when song is played and background video is visible.
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I can't find Spotify app on Galaxy Store

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDevicePixel 2XLOperating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueHello Guys, I bought a samsung galaxy watch 46mm and i can't find spotify app on galaxy store. I try with this link http://apps.samsung.com/gear/appDetail.as?appId=...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Romania Device Pixel 2XL Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Hello Guys, I bought a samsung galaxy watch 46mm and i can't find spotify app on...
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