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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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Superuser Contribution Spotify slow, freezes, no internet connection, cant search

PlanPremium (Student)CountryNLDeviceLG V30 (H930)Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueHi,My Spotify is unbelievably slow when starting up. It regularly freezes upon searching for artist or states that internet connection is lost (despite me ...

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  •   Plan Premium (Student) Country NL Device LG V30 (H930) Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Hi, My Spotify is unbelievably slow when starting up. It regularly fre...
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Superuser Contribution Full screen album artwork is missing on android

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceOneplus 6TOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueFull screen album artwork on lockscreen is missing on android. Attached screenshots of Spotify vs YouTube music

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Oneplus 6T Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Full screen album artwork on lockscreen is missing on android. Attached screenshots&nbsp...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot Shuffle Offline Music on Samsung Galaxy Watch

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(Samsung Galaxy Watch)My Question or IssueMy primary reason for buying a Samsung Galaxy Watch was how much it markets being able to play Spotify offline hassle free. That is by far the case. The app is super glitchy and wo...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device (Samsung Galaxy Watch) My Question or Issue My primary reason for buying a Samsung Galaxy Watch was how much it markets being able to play Spotify offline...
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Superuser Contribution On Spotify Connect, mobile version stays on one track

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10+Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I'm listening on Spotify Connect, the PC switches to the next track and the queue keeps going. However, my mobile device stays on the previous...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy S10+ Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I'm listening on Spotify Connect, the PC switches to the next trac...
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Superuser Contribution Liked Songs Playlist will not play over WiFi

PlanPremium CountryUK DeviceGoogle Pixel 5 Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI cannot get my Liked Songs playlist to play on any device via WiFi. All other playlists work fine via WiFi, but Liked Songs will not play at all. If I start th...

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Superuser Contribution Arquivos locais

Não consigo baixar as músicas que estão na minha playlists de arquivos locais, já tentei alguns tópicos aqui e não consigo baixar, fica só em aguardando donwload.PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceZenfone (ZE552KL)Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Is...

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[Android][Podcasts] Spotify pause button does not respond during playback

This happens about twice or three times a day while listening to podcasts or music. I will be able to start playback, but the progress bar in spotify will not move despite the audio playing. I will not be able to pause playback, and trying to skip ah...

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  • This happens about twice or three times a day while listening to podcasts or music.   I will be able to start playback, but the progress bar in spotify will not move despite the audio playing....
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Solved!! Spotify doesn't seem to be working at the moment - Android Auto

Spotify is not working in Android Auto on Connection and also it won't work in Android Auto Mobile standalone app. The Following Error message will be displayed: Spotify doesn't seem to be working at the moment - Android Auto Device: Android Phones: ...

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  • Spotify is not working in Android Auto on Connection and also it won't work in Android Auto Mobile standalone app.   The Following Error message will be displayed:  Spotify doesn't seem ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Downloaded playlists not showing up in folders

PlanFamily PremiumCountrySwedenDeviceOneplus 8Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueThe new library with tag filtering is messing up my folders. When I download a playlist that is in a folder, it disappears and I can't find it in my library ...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country Sweden Device Oneplus 8 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue The new library with tag filtering is messing up my folders. When I download a pl...
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Superuser Contribution Some local mp3's play on Android (Pixel 3) and some don't

PlanUnlimitedCountryUSDevicePixel 3Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssuePerhaps I was confused about how to play local files on my Android phone, but I gave up and manually copied files to my phone and played them with VLC. That worked fine, b...

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  • Plan Unlimited Country US Device Pixel 3 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Perhaps I was confused about how to play local files on my Android phone, but I gave up and man...
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Superuser Contribution Car View Settings Back To Default

Device(Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G)Operating System(Android 11) My Question or IssueSpotify detects im in a car using android auto and it switches to car view mode, i turn it off, go to the settings, and select "Never" in "Switch to car mode". Im not...

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  •   Device (Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G) Operating System (Android 11)   My Question or Issue Spotify detects im in a car using android auto and it switches to car view mode, i turn it...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android] Spotify app had stopped working, even after clean reinstall

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLG G6Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueOver the last couple of days, I have started to experience issues with my Android Spotify app similar but not 100% identical to those of this user. Whenever I try to op...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device LG G6 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Over the last couple of days, I have started to experience issues with my Android Spotify ap...
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Superuser Contribution Now playing song freezes

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceOneplus 6Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueSince a few days ago the "now playing" bar and screen will randomly freeze in the middle of a podcast episode or song and after that the visuals are stuck on that ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden  Device Oneplus 6 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Since a few days ago the "now playing" bar and screen will randomly freeze in th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Clusterf*ck, downloaded Playlists and replay are bugged

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy A40Operating SystemAndroid 11 My IssuesMy problems began with the update where they changey the filters in the library. Now I see every Artist, playlist and album and I have to filter what i want to see. ...

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Superuser Contribution How to delete imported songs from device in "Liked Songs"

Hi, I just imported all the local songs on my phone to "Liked Songs", but I would like to undo it, because there are hundreds of songs so I have to swipe repeatedly to reach the bottom of the list. Is it possible to clear "Liked Songs"? Or do I have ...

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  • Hi,   I just imported all the local songs on my phone to "Liked Songs", but I would like to undo it, because there are hundreds of songs so I have to swipe repeatedly to reach the bottom of th...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes when I go to settings (gear symbol)

I have a Samsung galaxy tab s (model SM-T707A) running android version 5.0.2. Ever since the Spotify upgrade, I cannot get into the settings (as noted by the gear symbol). When tapped, I get booted out of spotify. I already reloaded spotify and have ...

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  • I have a Samsung galaxy tab s  (model SM-T707A) running android version 5.0.2. Ever since the Spotify upgrade, I cannot get into the settings (as noted by the gear symbol). When tapped, I get bo...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify not playing music or podcasts

PlanPremium DeviceLGV30Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 My Question or IssueI am unable to play podcasts or music on Spotify from my lgv30. When I select play, nothing happens, the audio does not play, or move on the time line. This occurring on all podca...

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  • Plan Premium   Device LGV30 Operating System Android 9.0   My Question or Issue I am unable to play podcasts or music on Spotify from my lgv30. When I select play,  nothing ha...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts stopping, won't resume playback without restart

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Samsung Galaxy S10e)Operating System(Android version 11) My Question or IssueSo recently Spotify has started randomly stopping podcast episodes and when I go to try and resume it, the episode screen looks as if I never sta...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Samsung Galaxy S10e) Operating System (Android version 11)   My Question or Issue So recently Spotify has started randomly stopping podcast episodes an...
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded playlists disappear from folders

PlanPremium DuoCountryArgentinaDeviceMotorola Moto One Fusion (2021)Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueIn my spotify account I have several folders created with several playlists in each one, when I download one of them it disappears from...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country Argentina Device Motorola Moto One Fusion (2021) Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue In my spotify account I have several folders created with s...
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