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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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Device authorization?

Hi all, I'm trying to login info the Spotify addons for my android TV. I'm trying to find the "device authorization" on the spotify website so I can get a pin to enter into the Addon, but there is no option on the website, I can remove my 2 phones bu...

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  • Hi all,    I'm trying to login info the Spotify addons for my android TV.    I'm trying to find the "device authorization" on the spotify website so I can get a pin to enter i...
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Solved!! How do I turn off shuffle play?

Hi, I'm Bob. I've been a subscriber for quite a while. But, this is my first post. I'd like to listen to albums/playlists in order. But, somehow, shuffle play got turned on and I can't get it turned back off. Can someone please help? Thanks, Bob

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  • Hi,   I'm Bob.  I've been a subscriber for quite a while.  But, this is my first post.    I'd like to listen to albums/playlists in order.  But, somehow, shuffle pla...
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Missing Playlist

I just switched from an iPHone to a Samsung Galaxy 7s and only one of my Spotify playlist is showing on my app

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  • I just switched from an iPHone to a Samsung Galaxy 7s and only one of my Spotify playlist is showing on my app
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Storage and sound

My phone has start to say that there is no storage at my phone so i have to uninstall it every day. This is really annoying and i don't know what to do. Has anyone hade this problem to?And the sound just disappear for me at the middle of a song.I'm g...

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  • My phone has start to say that there is no storage at my phone so i have to uninstall it every day. This is really annoying and i don't know what to do. Has anyone hade this problem to? And the soun...
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Solved!! Incomplete playback

I have found that downloading songs in Spotify (version 5.2.0.885) onto my Samsung 64GB microSDXC in my Galaxy S5 results in incomplete playback; the songs will stop playing before the end of the track and the transport will not move any further. If ...

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  • I have found that downloading songs in Spotify (version 5.2.0.885) onto my Samsung 64GB microSDXC in my Galaxy S5 results in incomplete playback; the songs will stop playing before the end of the tra...
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Solved!! Artist list reduced to less than ten on phone... why?

I USED to be able to go to my artist list and see all of my artist. I still see them on my laptop, but when I do it from my phone, there are less than 10 artist in there. How do I get my artists to show back up in my phone? Samsung Galaxy S7 Android ...

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  • I USED to be able to go to my artist list and see all of my artist. I still see them on my laptop, but when I do it from my phone, there are less than 10 artist in there. How do I get my artists to s...
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Solved!! spotify crashes when i open another app

very often when i open another app spotify stops playing. so often that i now call it stopify. having upgraded to premium i now feel i can complain about this. i have uninstalled and reinstalled. can someone help please?

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  • very often when i open another app spotify stops playing. so often that i now call it s topify.   having upgraded to premium i now feel i can complain about this. i have uninstalled and rein...
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Solved!! Help with a number of issues.

1. I do not want my Visa card information saved on your website or your servers. Please remove it, because apparently I cannot without deleting my current subscription. I only wanted this months subscription, and did not agree on you people saving my...

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  • 1. I do not want my Visa card information saved on your website or your servers. Please remove it, because apparently I cannot without deleting my current subscription.   I only wanted this ...
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Music only plays on Galaxy S6 when screen is active.

When listening to music on a playlist it does not shuffle to the next song if my screen is locked. Once i reopen the app the song starts playing again. This wasn't the case until a weeka go. This is frustrating when i am at the gym or listening to mu...

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  • When listening to music on a playlist it does not shuffle to the next song if my screen is locked. Once i reopen the app the song starts playing again. This wasn't the case until a weeka go. This is ...
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Spotify stops playing with bluetooth too my stereo speaker

I have a jbl flip 2 speaker and i connect my asus zenpad 8 to my speaker by bluetooth(with internet)and after about 10 seconds the music stops and it remains stopping and playing.Pls help!!! jacartas

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  • I have a jbl flip 2 speaker and i connect my asus zenpad 8 to my speaker by bluetooth(with internet)and after about 10 seconds the music stops and it remains stopping and playing.Pls help!!!   ...
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Can't access controls on lock screen

Hi, I had an Xperia Z3 and Spotify worked great whilst locked. I could skip and pause no problem.I've just gotten the Xperia Z5 today and while the phone is locked it will show me the background image of the song playing. But no controls. When I pull...

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  • Hi, I had an Xperia Z3 and Spotify worked great whilst locked. I could skip and pause no problem. I've just gotten the Xperia Z5 today and while the phone is locked it will show me the background ...
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Weird Network Issues w/ Spotify

I'm not sure what is going on but I can't seem to get Spotify to work on my home network on any mobile device. It works fine on my PC but not my tablet, phone, or chromecast. If I utilize my phones LTE connection everything is fine, even tried to cre...

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  • I'm not sure what is going on but I can't seem to get Spotify to work on my home network on any mobile device. It works fine on my PC but not my tablet, phone, or chromecast. If I utilize my pho...
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Android Wear Spotify controls do not appear while using Spotify

Hi, I'm not sure exactly when it happened, but my Spotify controls no longer appear on my watch. I can open the application on my watch and choose an album to play without issue, but once it starts playing the controls do not appear at all. Has anyon...

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  • Hi, I'm not sure exactly when it happened, but my Spotify controls no longer appear on my watch.  I can open the application on my watch and choose an album to play without issue, but once it st...
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Spotify ap on android

Hi I have just upgraded to spotify premium and am trying to use spotify to play music through sonos using my android phone sonos ap & my mac book. It comes up with an error message "unable to play - please upgrade your account with Spotify to become ...

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  • Hi   I have just upgraded to spotify premium and am trying to use spotify to play music through sonos using my android phone sonos ap & my mac book.  It comes up with an error message...
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Confused about saving songs to phone

The main appeal of spotify to me was I was under the assumption that I could "save" songs to my phone and listen to them when away from wifi and such. I'm assuming this is a true option. BUT when I click on an album and choose the "available offline"...

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  • The main appeal of spotify to me was I was under the assumption that I could "save" songs to my phone and listen to them when away from wifi and such. I'm assuming this is a true option. BUT when I c...
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Am I allowed to get a notification please?

I just realized my premium session is due (I guess)Since I have not given any notification about thatAnd I have no choice but use the free version right nowMay anyone please tell me what to do if I want to get a notification before the due dateWhich ...

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  • I just realized my premium session is due (I guess) Since I have not given any notification about that And I have no choice but use the free version right now May anyone please tell me what to do ...
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Solved!! Bluetooth volume problems

Apologies in advance, as I'm sure this has been asked and answered. When I play over Bluetooth (headphones or auto), Spotify plays at normal volume for a half second, then cuts to a low volume mode that is unbearable. I sent an email to customer supp...

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  • Apologies in advance, as I'm sure this has been asked and answered. When I play over Bluetooth (headphones or auto), Spotify plays at normal volume for a half second, then cuts to a low volume mode t...
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Solved!! Bug

Watched the ad for Neighbors 2 then listened to watch this ad 4 times in a row and now I can't listen to music or anything.

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  • Watched the ad for Neighbors 2 then listened to watch this ad 4 times in a row and now I can't listen to music or anything.
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Solved!! Spotify Stops Playing

The issue is that Spotify will play like one song (sometimes more) but then will stop playing. When I turn on my phone to the lock screen, the Spotify widget says that audio is still playing,and when I open the app it starts playing again (though som...

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  • The issue is that Spotify will play like one song (sometimes more) but then will stop playing. When I turn on my phone to the lock screen, the Spotify widget says that audio is still playing,and when...
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Wireless headphones no sound through spotify

Hi,Spotify is playing through the speakers of my android phone instead of my wireless headphones even though they are definitely connected. why isn't Spotify playing through my headphones?I have just reinstalled the app to no avail.

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  • Hi, Spotify is playing through the speakers of my android phone instead of my wireless headphones even though they are definitely connected. why isn't Spotify playing through my headphones? I h...
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