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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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Crashing and forgetting artists

Spotify likes to crash at random times and it forgets about 30% of the artists I follow whenever I close the application. I have tried getting in touch with Spotify Cares, but they seem to be both clueless and very slow replying to me. Why isn't ther...

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  • Spotify likes to crash at random times and it forgets about 30% of the artists I follow whenever I close the application.  I have tried getting in touch with Spotify Cares, but they seem to be b...
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Casting from spotify and play to a bluetooth device simultaneously.

Hello. Why is it not possible to cast from spotify to chromecast and play to a Bluetooth device simultaneously . It was possible before with spotycast , but that app does not work anymore.Someone who has the solution? I use a Samsung s5 galaxy phone.

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  • Hello. Why is it not possible to cast from spotify to chromecast and play to a Bluetooth device simultaneously . It was possible before with spotycast , but that app does not work anymore.Someone who...
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Spotify app wont open in s5

It dosent even say it crashed I just open it, see a black screen then it freezes then goes back to my home screen

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  • It dosent even say it crashed I just open it, see a black screen then it freezes then goes back to my home screen
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Waiting to download - local files

Hi everyone i really need some help! Im trying to get Tayor Swift on my spotify and im stuck with the playlist on my phone saying "waiting to download". Here is what i have done thus far:1. Made a playlist and moved taylor Swift as a local file to th...

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  • Hi everyone i really need some help!   Im trying to get Tayor Swift on my spotify and im stuck with the playlist on my phone saying "waiting to download".   Here is what i have done thu...
  • Daniel
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sync the music on cell phone

I just bought a sony xperia z3 cell phone and when using spotify is says " turn on sync over cellular to download " What does it mean ?Hope someone can help me Thanks Per Rind

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  • I just bought a sony xperia z3 cell phone and when using spotify is says " turn on sync over cellular to download " What does it mean ? Hope someone can help me Thanks Per Rind
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Continuously freezes on S7

Freezes every few songs. Music stops and App freezes cant restart or change songs etc. Then just comes back on when its ready. Not sure if the phone or Spotify as it does it on Bose Soundtouch also. Galaxy S7

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  • Freezes every few songs. Music stops and App freezes cant restart or change songs etc. Then just comes back on when its ready. Not sure if the phone or Spotify as it does it on Bose Soundtouch also. ...
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Help with downloading music to my android phone

How do you download music from within the spotify app to an android phone? I don't know how!

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  • How do you download music from within the spotify app to an android phone? I don't know how!
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greyed out tracks on web player but not on android.

have greyed out tracks in my playlists on the web player but those tracks are not grey on the android app. Am I missing something?

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  • have greyed out tracks in my playlists on the web player but those tracks are not grey on the android app. Am I missing something?
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How do you get lyrics on Spotify app WITHOUT MUSIXMATCH?

Okay, so I don't like ads. I pay for the Spotify. That's fine, but the Spotify app doesn't have built-in lyrics for some reason. Okay fine, so installed Musixmatch and now I have lyrics which worked fine for many months. But now Musixmatch now has ad...

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  •  Okay, so I don't like ads. I pay for the Spotify. That's fine, but the Spotify app doesn't have built-in lyrics for some reason. Okay fine, so installed Musixmatch and now I have lyrics which w...
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Can't Play Songs Over Cellular Network

Having an issue where songs will play for the first 10 seconds or so then will cancel.Going into notification suggests that the phone has no internet connection but have no connection issues with other apps.Phone will play songs over wifi network but...

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  • Having an issue where songs will play for the first 10 seconds or so then will cancel. Going into notification suggests that the phone has no internet connection but have no connection issues with o...
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Solved!! downloading local files

I try once again to find help for my android cellphone (samsung s3, yes I know, it is old). I have a playlilst with many different song included spotifysongs and local files I have added to the list. Music is important in my life, so I have listen to...

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  • I try once again to find help for my android cellphone (samsung s3, yes I know, it is old). I have a playlilst with many different song included spotifysongs and local files I have added to the list....
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I made a horrible mistake

I made a mistake of deleting my "liked from radio playlist" off my playlist. I was wondering is there a way to get it back?

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  • I made a mistake of deleting my "liked from radio playlist" off my playlist. I was wondering is there a way to get it back?
  • Daniel
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Help me.

I had a account with my Facebook on my old phone. I got the premium account. The first 30 days free until May15th. I switched my phone to a new phone. Sd card and everything. Now I try to log back into spotify on my new phone and my whole playlist is...

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  • I had a account with my Facebook on my old phone. I got the premium account. The first 30 days free until May15th. I switched my phone to a new phone. Sd card and everything. Now I try to log back in...
  • Daniel
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Duda: Spotify me permite escuchar canciones sin necesidad de tener internet

Hola!Resulta que Spotify en mi móvil Android me deja escuchar música sin internet, solamente activando una opción dentro de mi playlist que se llama Avaliable Offline. ¿Eso no debería de ser una función premium?Tengo Spotify Free y algunas veces he e...

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  • Hola! Resulta que Spotify en mi móvil Android me deja escuchar música sin internet, solamente activando una opción dentro de mi playlist que se llama Avaliable Offline. ¿Eso no debería de ser una ...
  • Daniel
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Solved!! INSUFFICIENT STORAGE

I uninstalled Spotify thinking it would clear all my downloaded playlists so that I could have more space on my phone. Now it won't install!! I've been trying to find a solution for two hours and I'm starting to get frustrated because I have to be so...

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  • I uninstalled Spotify thinking it would clear all my downloaded playlists so that I could have more space on my phone. Now it won't install!! I've been trying to find a solution for two hours and I'm...
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Albums won't play in order

Whenever I play an album, whether in the Android app or the web player it shuffles the album. I am a premium subscriber. I am *not* clicking the green shuffle button. I click the "play" icon next to the first song next to in the album and the song co...

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  • Whenever I play an album, whether in the Android app or the web player it shuffles the album. I am a premium subscriber.  I am *not* clicking the green shuffle button.  I click the "play" i...
  • Daniel
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Premium

I have upgraded to premium but now my Spotify app isn't working at all, I just keep getting a message telling me to upgrade

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  • I have upgraded to premium but now my Spotify app isn't working at all, I just keep getting a message telling me to upgrade
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28 April 2016 update made client redownload offline songs

More of a heads up and a gripe than a support issue, but this was incredibly annoying to wake up to. Last night, Spotify updated itself. This morning when I fired it up before hopping in the car for my commute, I was greeted with a progress bar: "0 o...

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  • More of a heads up and a gripe than a support issue, but this was incredibly annoying to wake up to.   Last night, Spotify updated itself.  This morning when I fired it up before hopping ...
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App crash

My app crashes and I can't open it. I reinstalled but it still won't work. I log in with my facebook acc.

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  • My app crashes and I can't open it. I reinstalled but it still won't work. I log in with my facebook acc.
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Cannot play this song error.

Lately I have been playing in shuffle and a lot of my songs prompt a "cannot play song" message. As well as volume dip. I can hear the sound level fading drastically during play. Its not my device as i have used aux and bluetooth and it only happens ...

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  • Lately I have been playing in shuffle and a lot of my songs prompt a "cannot play song" message. As well as volume dip. I can hear the sound level fading drastically during play. Its not my device as...
  • Daniel
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