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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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Not able to turn off data saver

Plan: premium Version: 8.5.55.1105 Country: Sweden Phone: Huawei honor 9 Android version: 9 As you can see on the screenshot provided, the streaming quality is locked to low "until I turn off data saver". However I do not seem to have the option to t...

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  • Plan: premium Version: 8.5.55.1105 Country: Sweden  Phone: Huawei honor 9 Android version: 9   As you can see on the screenshot provided, the streaming quality is locked to low ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Music stops after 10 seconds

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceOneplus 6Operating SystemAndroid 10 based Oxygenos (v10.3.0)Spotify (version 8.5.42.812)My Question or Issue Music stops playing after about 10 secondsAttempted fresh install.Restarted phone no less than 3 times.Have tried ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Oneplus 6 Operating System Android 10 based Oxygenos (v10.3.0) Spotify (version 8.5.42.812) My Question or Issue   Music stops playing after about 10 s...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to fully delete downloads from my phone

PlanPremium DeviceOnePlus 6Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueThe spotify app took up over 20 GB on my phone and my storage was full so I wanted to delete some playlists. After deleting the downloads in the app and clearing the cache my s...

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  • Plan Premium   Device OnePlus 6 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue The spotify app took up over 20 GB on my phone and my storage was full so I wanted to delete some...
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Superuser Contribution Waze banner blocks home, search and library buttons form popping up.

PlanPremium CountryUAE DeviceOnePlus 7 pro Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueCan't access library search or home buttons while connected to Waze.

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  •   Plan Premium   Country UAE   Device OnePlus 7 pro   Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Can't access library search or home buttons while conne...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify broken in Google Maps

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S21+Operating SystemAndroid 11 My IssueThe play/pause button does not function in Google Maps integration. The track time bar is broken. The current song is stuck. Restarting does not fix it. Uninst...

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  • P lan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy S21+ Operating System Android 11   My Issue The play/pause button does not function in Google Maps integration. The track time...
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Superuser Contribution Permanently disable car mode

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePixel 3aOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI would like to be able to permanently disable car mode. I have already turned off automatic car mode in my Spotify options. Spotify prompts me to enter car mode every t...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Pixel 3a Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I would like to be able to permanently disable car mode. I have already turned off automatic ...
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Superuser Contribution Content screen blank on Galaxy Watch 4

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceGalaxy Watch 4Operating SystemWearOS 3 My Question or IssueThe second screen and volume screen are no longer working on my Galaxy Watch 4. When I open the app and swipe right the screen is blank. I believe this screen is...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Galaxy Watch 4 Operating System WearOS 3   My Question or Issue The second screen and volume screen are no longer working on my Galaxy Watch 4. When ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connections, Song Stuck, and Random Pause

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S21+, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds +Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI have three issues: 1) Spotify Connections is a permanent notification in my notification bar saying that my Galaxy...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy S21+, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds + Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I have three issues:   1) Spotif...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Connect] Volume controle with spotify connect via an other device

It would be great if it could be possible that you can controle the volume of one divice per Spotify Connect on an other divice.

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  • It would be great if it could be possible that you can controle the volume of one divice per Spotify Connect on an other divice.
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Superuser Contribution 1 account / 2 phones, now can't see other phone in devices

PlanDuoCountryUSADeviceSamsung 9+ / 8, Windows 10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issueso i have one account on multiple devices, 2 phones, spotify app, and web player on 2 computers. don't ask. for the past year or so, i've been able to con...

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  • Plan Duo Country USA Device Samsung 9+ / 8, Windows 10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue so i have one account on multiple devices, 2 phones, spotify app, and web play...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot play liked songs in Italy with vocal commands

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceSamsung Galaxy A40Operating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueI live in Italy and I want to listen to my liked songs but when I use vocal command "riproduci la mia playlist", Spotify plays another person playlist (Nancy Co...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Samsung Galaxy A40 Operating System Android My Question or Issue I live in Italy and I want to listen to my liked songs but when I use vocal command "riprod...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution View local files album art on the mobile app

Device Samsung GalaxyMy Question or IssueHi, I have some mp3 in the Spotify Windows client local files playlist.With the android mobile app I can change volume, skip songs, play/pause.But I can't see Album Artwork that I've previously added to the mp...

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  • Device  Samsung Galaxy My Question or Issue Hi, I have some mp3 in the Spotify Windows client local files playlist. With the android mobile app I can change volume, skip songs, play/pause....
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Connect] Won't play in Bluetooth headphones.

I have tried the suggestions I found. Nothing changed in my Spotify. I logged out and back in, I deleted the app and installed again. I deleted the connections on my phone and established them again. It was working yesterday and now it's not and noth...

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  • I have tried the suggestions I found.   Nothing changed in my Spotify. I logged out and back in, I deleted the app and installed again. I deleted the connections on my phone and established th...
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Disable mobile notifications while listening on desktop?

Hi guys. Not sure if this is an odd anomaly or if anyone else has noticed it, too. I work from home and have Spotify constantly playing on my desktop. But randomly, my phone will light up and tell me what I'm playing. I can skip/pause/etc from the mo...

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  • Hi guys. Not sure if this is an odd anomaly or if anyone else has noticed it, too. I work from home and have Spotify constantly playing on my desktop. But randomly, my phone will light up a...
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Superuser Contribution View blocked music/artists

PlanPremium Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI have an issue. My 2-years old son was playing with phone few days ago and I can see now that some songs and artists are blocked or missing. Can I see full blocklist somehow or reset it complet...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I have an issue. My 2-years old son was playing with phone few days ago and I can see now that some songs and artists a...
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Superuser Contribution [Autoplay] not working

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceSamsung galaxy s8Operating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or IssueAutoplay not working. Sometimes it does and most of the times not.Autoplay is turned on in settings

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  • Plan P remium Country Israel Device Samsung galaxy s8 Operating System Android Pie  My Question or Issue Autoplay not working.  Sometimes it does and most of the times not. Au...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution notification showing song that i'm not playing

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S21+Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueSpotify showing two notifications when I play spotify. the first one is the normal one "playing on this phone" and it shows the song that I'm listening...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Samsung Galaxy S21+ Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Spotify showing two notifications when I play spotify. the first one is the...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] [ALL Platforms] Problem with queue android and iOS or macOS

PlanPremiumDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook, tablet Samsung android 10)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Hi, this is a request to fix problem with queue unexpected clearance in last version of Spotify. This is a scenar...

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  • Plan Premium Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook, tablet Samsung android 10) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   Hi, this is a request to fix problem w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Albums won't open, pause/fast forward buttons won't work

PlanPremium StudentCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy A32 5GOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI signed up for Spotify 3 days ago, but the mobile app has given me nothing but trouble. The desktop client runs fine, but the app is bor...

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  • Plan Premium Student Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy A32 5G Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I signed up for Spotify 3 days ago, but the mobile app has gi...
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Superuser Contribution Slideshows skip to end

PlanPremiumCountrySingapore DeviceALP-L29 (Huawei mate 10)Operating SystemAndroid Version 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I try to use a slideshow (eg, introducing a Blend playlist or onlyyou) it skips to the end and doesn't let me see any other slid...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore  Device ALP-L29 (Huawei mate 10) Operating System Android Version 10  My Question or Issue Whenever I try to use a slideshow (eg, introducing a Blend...
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