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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 Albums not sorted correctly

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceXiaomi Mi 9Operating SystemMIUI Global 12.0.5 (Android 10)App Version8.6.28.700 My Question or IssueHello, I opened an issue for the Desktop app because some artists had their albums not sorted correctly: https://communit...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Xiaomi Mi 9 Operating System MIUI Global 12.0.5 (Android 10) App Version 8.6.28.700   My Question or Issue Hello,   I opened an issue for the...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play a specific song

Plan: PremiumDevice: Google PixelOperating System: Android 9 My Question or IssueFor whatever reason, when I attempt to play the song "James Dean" by The Wrecks, the song does not play. It does not show up in the now playing section and, when set in ...

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  • Plan: Premium Device: Google Pixel Operating System: Android 9   My Question or Issue For whatever reason, when I attempt to play the song "James Dean" by The Wrecks, the song does not play...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android] App has several disruptive issues

PlanFamilyCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy S9+SoftwareAndroid 10One UI 2.0Samsung's Security Patch level 1st July 2020Spotify 8.5.6 9.834 My Question or IssueSo the app is presenting a very strange pattern of misbehaviors that is escalating. It sta...

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  • Plan Family Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy S9+ Software Android 10 One UI 2.0 Samsung's Security Patch level 1st July 2020 Spotify 8.5.6 9.834   My Question or Issue So the a...
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Superuser Contribution [Android]

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceSamsung Galaxy M21Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen browsing a list of podcast episodes it keeps returing to the top - the newest episodes on its own, despite me scrolling down.When filtered by the date fr...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Samsung Galaxy M21 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue When browsing a list of podcast episodes it keeps returing to the top - the newest...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Notification Shade Player Bugged

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceGalaxy Note20Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueMy notification shade is bugged and will not allow me to dismiss songs that are not playing. It's caused many issues with my music playing and will make ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Galaxy Note20 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue My notification shade is bugged and will not allow me to dismiss song...
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Superuser Contribution [Zenfone 6] app trouble

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceAsus Zenfone 6Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueApp won't launch 90% of the time, and when it does it's not responding, did a reinstall without any results. Trouble started after last update.

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  • P lan Premium Country Norway Device Asus Zenfone 6 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue App won't launch 90% of the time, and when it does it's not responding, did a reinsta...
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[Android][Discover] What happened to the artist biographies on Spotify?

I'm a premium user on Windows and Android.There used to be artist Bios/Backgrounds. They were easily accessed. Currently the only choices I seem to have are:-Following-Going to artist radio-Report-Share Have the Bios and backgrounds been eliminated?K...

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  • I'm a premium user on Windows and Android. There used to be artist Bios/Backgrounds. They were easily accessed.   Currently the only choices I seem to have are: -Following -Going to artist ...
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add a non spotify

PlanPremiumCountry Device(Galaxy 7)Operating System(Android) My Question or Issuei want to add a non spotify music on my android bc i didn't want to sync my desktop to my android so where to put my downloaded music for it to apear in spotify

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (Galaxy 7) Operating System (Android)   My Question or Issue i want to add a non spotify music on my android bc i didn't want to sync my desktop to m...
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Superuser Contribution [Android TV] Disappearing "Continue Playing" widget

DeviceFire TV 4K I use Spotify with multiple devices, most of the times on my MacBook or Phone together with a Remote Speaker (Spotify Connect)But I also have a FireTV and on the other day I opened the app and was pleasantly surprised to see a widget...

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  • Device Fire TV 4K    I use Spotify with multiple devices, most of the times on my MacBook or Phone together with a Remote Speaker (Spotify Connect) But I also have a FireTV and on t...
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Superuser Contribution Android app stuck after playing on google cast

PlanPremiumCountrySerbiaDevice(Xiaomi Mi Note 10)Operating System(Android 11)My Question or IssueHi,Starting from couple of days ago there is really irritating issue with Spotify App.When listening playlist on Google Home Mini speaker via google cast...

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  • Plan Premium Country Serbia Device (Xiaomi Mi Note 10) Operating System (Android 11) My Question or Issue Hi, Starting from couple of days ago there is really irritating issue with Spotify ...
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Superuser Contribution No internet connection

I tried everything and I'm just about to just cancel my subscribtion. I'm paying for premium without being able to use it on my phone. It does that when I'm on mobile data and on wifi. When I reinstall the app it works for about 30 minutes before it ...

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  • I tried everything and I'm just about to just cancel my subscribtion. I'm paying for premium without being able to use it on my phone. It does that when I'm on mobile data and on wifi.    ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesnt always auto play when my car connects.

PlanPremium - TrialCountryAustraliaDeviceSamsung A71Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue I seem to have 2 or 3 problems. 1. Spotify seems to bug out because sometimes when I start my car and the blue tooth tries to kick in but the display say...

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  • Plan Premium - Trial Country Australia Device Samsung A71 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue   I seem to have 2 or 3 problems.   1. Spotify seems to bug out b...
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Superuser Contribution Shortcut for adding all the songs from one playlist to another

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceSamsung Galaxy M02Operating SysteAndroid v10 My Question or IssueHi team, just wanted to know if there is a way/short cut to copy songs from one playlist to other. Also, is there a way wherein the user can select all the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Samsung Galaxy M02 Operating Syste Android v10   My Question or Issue Hi team, just wanted to know if there is a way/short cut to copy songs from one ...
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Superuser Contribution How to remove audio seek in dropdown notification bar?

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDeviceHuawei P30 LiteOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueSo I recently update to Android 10, and one of the features is the seekable audio in the dropdown notification bar. I hate it. It takes up space, I acci...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Device Huawei P30 Lite Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue So I recently update to Android 10, and one of the features is the seekable ...
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Superuser Contribution Getting local files to work on your mobile (2020 Edition)

I am starting a new topic for getting local files working on mobile devices as it's just taken me a good 3 hours to get a few songs that were ALREADY ON MY PHONE to work in the spotify app.It's good to see that you guys haven't fixed this, when there...

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  • I am starting a new topic for getting local files working on mobile devices as it's just taken me a good 3 hours to get a few songs that were ALREADY ON MY PHONE to work in the spotify app. It's goo...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Android is broken for me

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy J7 Crown Operating SystemAndroid 9 "Pie" My Question or IssueI cannot get Spotify on Android to work at all this week... When I start up the app, Spotify will sometimes lock up almost immediately, forc...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy J7 Crown  Operating System Android 9 "Pie"   My Question or Issue I cannot get Spotify on Android to work at all this week......
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android]Please add category "Discovered on" in mobile app

PlanFree/PremiumCountryPLDeviceHTC U11Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 My Question or IssueI have a suggestion, As we know, there is a category "Discovered on" on artists Page, via the desktop app.Would you please implement this feature in mobile version?...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country PL Device HTC U11 Operating System Android 9.0   My Question or Issue I have a suggestion, As we know, there is a category "Discovered on" on artists Page, vi...
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Superuser Contribution Lock screen not able to skip

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueThe skip song button on the lock screen of my phone will not let me skip and is greyed out.

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue The skip song button on the lock screen of my phone will not let me skip a...
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hey google does not work when Spotify is on

PlanPremiumDevice(Samsung Note 9)Operating System(Android) My Question or IssueI say Hey google play music.I have it set to work when the screen is off. It is just fine, it starts playing a song for me using Spotify.But then the assistant stops liste...

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  • Plan Premium Device (Samsung Note 9) Operating System (Android)   My Question or Issue I say Hey google play music. I have it set to work when the screen is off. It is just fine, it sta...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution New Spotify UI - very slow responsiveness

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.A.DeviceGoogle Pixel 3a XLOperating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueSince the latest UI update, everything is much much slower. Before the update, everything was instant or 1 second max, now, a playlist takes 2 seconds to lo...

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  •   Plan Premium Country U.S.A. Device Google Pixel 3a XL Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Since the latest UI update, everything is much much slower. Before the u...
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