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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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  • Daniel
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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 Shuffle and repeat buttons

PlanFreeCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceSony Xperia 5 IIOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueUsing free Spotify on my laptop or tablet I can use shuffle and repeat on my personal playlists. In the app on my phone, the shuffle and repeat buttons...

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  •   Plan Free Country The Netherlands Device Sony Xperia 5 II Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Using free Spotify on my laptop or tablet I can use shuffle and re...
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Superuser Contribution playlist description

Plan: premiumDevice: Samsung A3Operating system: Android Issue: the full description on Android on the mobile app won't show - it shows only pieces, and won't expand when clicked upon either. The only time the description shows is when I press "edit"...

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  • Plan: premium Device: Samsung A3 Operating system: Android   Issue: the full description on Android on the mobile app won't show - it shows only pieces, and won't expand when ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify now playing glitch on Galaxy Watch 4 (Wear OS)

PlanPremiumDevicesGalaxy Watch 4 (SM-R870) and Spotify 8.6.70.1102. Smartphone Poco M3 ProSpotify control panel on the watch just froze on one song, pause/change track buttons don't work at all. It shows that it plays song from my phone. I can change...

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  • Plan Premium Devices Galaxy Watch 4 (SM-R870) and Spotify 8.6.70.1102. Smartphone Poco M3 Pro Spotify control panel on the watch just froze on one song, pause/change track buttons don't work a...
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Superuser Contribution Music constantly skipping on bluetooth s21 ultra

I recently got the s21 ultra 5g, I upgraded from a s10+. On the s10+ I had 0 issues. But now on the s21, spotify is unusable when connecting to my car on Bluetooth. The music is constantly skipping cutting in and out almost every 10 to 20 seconds. Bu...

  • Casual Listener
  • I recently got the s21 ultra 5g, I upgraded from a s10+. On the s10+ I had 0 issues. But now on the s21, spotify is unusable when connecting to my car on Bluetooth. The music is constantly skipping c...
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Superuser Contribution Home screen only suggest 1 album per category

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceOppo Reno ZOperating SystemAndroid 10, Color OS 7.1 My Question or IssueMy Spotify Home Screen recently changed and only shows one album/single per category. For example, New Releases For You only shows one album with...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia Device Oppo Reno Z Operating System Android 10, Color OS 7.1   My Question or Issue My Spotify Home Screen recently changed and only shows one a...
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Superuser Contribution Search button

Hello,i recently purchased an android radio, and when using the spotify app, there is no Home or Search button to the left, only 'my library" anybody know how i can search for songs ?

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  • Hello, i recently purchased an android radio, and when using the spotify app, there is no Home or Search button to the left, only 'my library" anybody know how i can search for songs ?  
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app reports storage use incorrectly

PlanPremiumDeviceSamsung Galaxy S20, no SD cardOperating SystemAndroid 11, One UI 3.1 There is a bug with storage report or usage in Spotify application.In my case the app reports that downloads take up 8.7GB and cache is basically empty when in real...

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  • Plan Premium Device Samsung Galaxy S20, no SD card Operating System Android 11, One UI 3.1   There is a bug with storage report or usage in Spotify application. In my case the app report...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Podcasts] Sort Podcasts by Release Date

Please let us sort podcasts on mobile by the most recent episode release! I had it on mobile before the last recent update and can't sort that way now. Thanks

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  • Please let us sort podcasts on mobile by the most recent episode release! I had it on mobile before the last recent update and can't sort that way now. Thanks
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Superuser Contribution Xiaomi 11i dark mode and dark theme with Spotify get invisible button play

Fix this, doing test again. Button "Play" have same "background" color and color solid inside. In dark mode I have whole white color button "Play"

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  • Fix this, doing test again. Button "Play" have same "background" color and color solid inside. In dark mode I have whole white color button "Play" 
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Superuser Contribution Sleep Timer for music on Android

We're happy to announce that a Sleep Timer for music is now rolling out across Android devices! To find the Sleep Timer, just tap the three-dot menu in the top right corner and select how long you want your tunes to play. Q: Why don’t I see this feat...

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  • We're happy to announce that a Sleep Timer   for music   is now rolling out across Android devices!     To find the Sleep Timer, just tap the three-dot menu in the...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist sorting not working on Android

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceSony Xperia XZ1Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen I select Your Library in Spotify on my Android phone, I always want to see my playlists, and I always want to see them ordered as _I_ ordered them. It _usua...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Sony Xperia XZ1 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue When I select Your Library in Spotify on my Android phone, I always want to see my pl...
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Superuser Contribution Bug: downloaded podcasts aren't available in Airplane Mode

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLG G5Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Spotify version: 8.6.70.1102 My Question or Issue On Wednesday I downloaded several podcasts in preparation for a long flight. (Airplane Mode the whole time, no Wi-Fi.) I was able to access ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device LG G5 Operating System Android 7.0   Spotify version: 8.6.70.1102   My Question or Issue   On Wednesday I downloaded several podcas...
  • Jeremy
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to sync local files from PC to Android

PlanPremiumDevice(PC, Redmi Note 8 Pro)Operating System(Windows 10, Android) My Question or IssueFor a while now I have been unable to sync local files between my PC and phone, despite following the directions on other threads. Currently all songs ar...

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  • Plan Premium Device (PC, Redmi Note 8 Pro) Operating System (Windows 10, Android)   My Question or Issue For a while now I have been unable to sync local files between my PC and phone, d...
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    Local files for Spotify Mobile
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Superuser Contribution Discover weekly is filled with songs that are already disliked

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceRedmi note 7Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHey my Discover weekly playlist is getting more and more filled with songs i already disliked. First it was 1 or 2, which i thought was weird but now its up to 12. Do i ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Redmi note 7 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Hey my Discover weekly playlist is getting more and more filled with songs i already dis...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Other] No internet connection

Over and over again, I get the message "No internet connection". 1.000 MBit Download seems not to be enough.Youtube, Chrome, Signal, Whatsapp, and all other Apps have no issues. But the music streaming App Spotify seems to be very picky.

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  • Over and over again, I get the message "No internet connection". 1.000 MBit Download seems not to be enough. Youtube, Chrome, Signal, Whatsapp, and all other Apps have no issues. But the music strea...
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Superuser Contribution App freezes and crashes all the time

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceHuawei P20 liteOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueMy app has been freezing and crashing almost non-stop lately, so please help me: 1. I often have to open Spotify 4 - 6 times because it completely freezes up...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Huawei P20 lite Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue My app has been freezing and crashing almost non-stop lately, so please help me: ...
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Superuser Contribution Progress bar not being updated on Audi MMI

PlanPremium CountryPortugal DeviceBlackview BV9800 Pro Operating SystemAndroid Pie IssueHi there!I've been using Spotify connect to my car via Bluetooth since 2017 and I've never had this problem... Somehow the sync of the progress data is broken.I'm...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Portugal   Device Blackview BV9800 Pro   Operating System Android Pie   Issue Hi there!I've been using Spotify connect to my car via Bluet...
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Song randomly stops playing?

I've got a premium account and on my Android app a song plays and randomly stops at around 10 seconds in. It plays fine through my Alexa though. I've tried to clear some cache (about 3 times already) and it's still happening. Will it not work coz I h...

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  • I've got a premium account and on my Android app a song plays and randomly stops at around 10 seconds in. It plays fine through my Alexa though. I've tried to clear some cache (about 3 times already)...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify no funciona con los datos

PlanPremiumCountryColombiaDeviceMoto E4Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 My Question or IssueCada vez que me desconecto del WiFi aparece "Sin conexión a internet", pero sí tengo conexión, los datos funcionan correctamente. Ya activé el uso de datos sin r...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Colombia Device Moto E4 Operating System Android 7.1.1   My Question or Issue Cada vez que me desconecto del WiFi aparece "Sin conexión a internet", pero s...
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Superuser Contribution I don't know how to add Spotify to my Samsung Galaxy A32 home screen.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceSamsung Galaxy A32Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueHow do I add Spotify to my Samsung Galaxy A32 home screen? The app is installed on my phone, but in order to launch it I have to go into settings and searc...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device Samsung Galaxy A32 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue How do I add Spotify to my Samsung Galaxy A32 home screen? The app is inst...
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