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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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Tempo Matching on Nexus 5

I have the Google Nexus 5 and it does not have the tempo matching feature in Spotify Running. I also have a Zenfone 2 that has the feature enabled. I understand not all Android phones have the feature enabled, but the Nexus 5 has a pedometer, acceler...

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  • I have the Google Nexus 5 and it does not have the tempo matching feature in Spotify Running. I also have a Zenfone 2 that has the feature enabled. I understand not all Android phones have the featur...
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Listening to local files offline on Android

I performed the following steps to download my local files off my desktop onto my Samsung Galaxy S4: 1. Added the source folder of all my local files in the desktop Spotify app.2. Added some of those local files into a playlist.3. Clicked "Available ...

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  • I performed the following steps to download my local files off my desktop onto my Samsung Galaxy S4:   1. Added the source folder of all my local files in the desktop Spotify app. 2. Added so...
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Desktop local files not downloading on Samsung Galaxy S7

Ok so I just switched from Apple Music and switched from an iPhone 5S, and I tried to use Apple Music on android, but its flat out garbage, and just felt like trash. My phone plan came with a free premium spotify so i said why not. However one thing ...

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  • Ok so I just switched from Apple Music and switched from an iPhone 5S, and I tried to use Apple Music on android, but its flat out garbage, and just felt like trash. My phone plan came with a free pr...
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Stuck in Offline Mode

For the day, I've been stuck in offline mode on my android Samsung Galaxy s3. Spotify won't download my playlists, not even when cellular data has been enabled. At the top of various playlists that I'm trying to download, it says "go online to downlo...

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  • For the day, I've been stuck in offline mode on my android Samsung Galaxy s3.   Spotify won't download my playlists, not even when cellular data has been enabled. At the top of various playl...
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Extremely slow startup.

Android Version 4.4.2, Spotify Version 4.8.0.1004. I think its trying to update all the playlists, I have a ton off them. Sometimes a startup takes a few minutes, even after rebooting. Kinda hard to fix when I'm driving. Tried switching to offline mo...

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  • Android Version 4.4.2, Spotify Version 4.8.0.1004.      I think its trying to update all the playlists, I have a ton off them.  Sometimes a startup takes a few minutes, even a...
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[Android] Increase / decrease the speed of music

Hello guys,I have this doubt, it is possible with spotify app or any other android app (with spotify integration) to increase or decrease the speed of a song?

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  • Hello guys, I have this doubt, it is possible with spotify app or any other android app (with spotify integration) to increase or decrease the speed of a song?
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switching songs to offline mode

HeyI just got a free 2 year spotify subscription with my phone company and am trying to switch all the songs on my galaxy nexus 5 to be able to play offline.I've managed to switch about 300 of them bust suddenly it stopped downloading all the rest to...

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  • Hey I just got a free 2 year spotify subscription with my phone company and am trying to switch all the songs on my galaxy nexus 5 to be able to play offline. I've managed to switch about 300 of th...
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Shazam & Spotify

Why Spotify is no longer connected to Shazam?

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  • Why Spotify is no longer connected to Shazam?
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Can not find freind on spotify

HI, I have a issue were I am not able to find one of my friends on spotify. I am not sure if the issue is on my friends end or my end. I am able to follow my friend. Note that I do have my freind on facebook and we both use spotify through our facebo...

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  • HI,   I have a issue were I am not able to find one of my friends on spotify. I am not sure if the issue is on my friends end or my end. I am able to follow my friend. Note that I do have my f...
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Solved!! Offline playlist

I pay Spotify Premium when I downloaded the app, I use for four months and create some playlist to listen offline, but now all my playlist and musics aren't playable offline, my premium count is over.. But, my musics aren't playable and I need pay ag...

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  • I pay Spotify Premium when I downloaded the app, I use for four months and create some playlist to listen offline, but now all my playlist and musics aren't playable offline, my premium count is over...
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Solved!! Every song is suddenly missing from Songs, Albums and Artists

Weirdly enough, all of the songs are still saved but isn't showing up. Playlists are fine too. On desktop version, all the songs are still there.

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  • Weirdly enough, all of the songs are still saved but isn't showing up. Playlists are fine too. On desktop version, all the songs are still there. 
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Sorting Playlist

Hi, I hope somebody can help me. I currently have a few playlist available. Every time I add a new song to the playlist, it goes to the bottom. How do I re-arrange the song to my wish? My playlist sorting options is set to Custom. Hope to hear from t...

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  • Hi,   I hope somebody can help me. I currently have a few playlist available. Every time I add a new song to the playlist, it goes to the bottom. How do I re-arrange the song to my wish? My pl...
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Solved!! Followed artists disappeared

Hi. I've spent a long time researching and following artists interested in, and now they've all disappeared. All saved tracks and playlists are still there, it's just all of my 'Followed' tags have gone. Any ideas why or how to get them back?Many tha...

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  • Hi. I've spent a long time researching and following artists interested in, and now they've all disappeared. All saved tracks and playlists are still there, it's just all of my 'Followed' tags ha...
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Mysteriously unfollowing artists

I've been running into this issue where I've followed artists either on my phone or pc, but when I go back to them at a later date, I'm somehow not following them anymore. Is this an issue for anyone else? And how can I resolve this? Thanks!

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  • I've been running into this issue where I've followed artists either on my phone or pc, but when I go back to them at a later date, I'm somehow not following them anymore. Is this an issue for anyone...
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Disconnecting from bluetooth

Hello, after the new update on Android (newest) the phone instantly disconnects from my bluetooth unit in my Ford Transit Connect, it's a 2014 or 2015 model. As said it happened after the new update, and I've tried with both my work and personal phon...

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  • Hello, after the new update on Android (newest) the phone instantly disconnects from my bluetooth unit in my Ford Transit Connect, it's a 2014 or 2015 model.   As said it happened after the ne...
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stop manual downloading

Hi i erroneously hit the available offline button so the playlists now started to download the songs. How can i manually stop this?Thanks hope to hear from you

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  • Hi i erroneously hit the available offline button so the playlists now started to download the songs. How can i manually stop this? Thanks hope to hear from you
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Problem with Spotify android app and chromecast

Can Spotify fix its app for an android device to use chromecast audio. This problem has been reported in forums. When you press play it flicks back to stop. The Pandora app works perfectly with chromecast audio. If Spotify can't fix its android app s...

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  • Can Spotify fix its app for an android device to use chromecast audio. This problem has been reported in forums. When you press play it flicks back to stop. The Pandora app works perfectly with chrom...
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Solved!! Downloads taking up storage space

Lately I had been getting an error on my phone about low storage, but seeing as I don't have anything but a few pictures and apps, I knew it had to do with Spotify as I had a similar problem before, where I had downloaded too many albums. However, af...

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  • Lately I had been getting an error on my phone about low storage, but seeing as I don't have anything but a few pictures and apps, I knew it had to do with Spotify as I had a similar problem before, ...
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just not working

Songs don't play offline, online plays one song then stops, worked perfectly fine until I updated.

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  • Songs don't play offline, online plays one song then stops, worked perfectly fine until I updated.
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ghost copies of modified local tracks

Hi. I have a playlist with some local files files in it. I have retagged and renamed most of the files. The changes are visible in the desktop client, but on my Android device there are duplicate entries for local tracks that have been modified. It s...

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  • Hi. I have a playlist with some local files files in it. I have retagged and renamed most of the files. The changes are visible in the desktop client, but on my Android device there are duplicate ent...
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