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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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  • Daniel
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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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  • Alex
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Artwork as lock screen wallpaper

Good evening, I'm getting this bug with spotify. When music plays and close the spotify from the lock screen (X button on the right ), locks' screen wallpaper changes to the last songs' artwork. Tried to close the app but it's still there. Phone need...

  • Music Fan
  • Good evening,   I'm getting this bug with spotify.   When music plays and close the spotify from the lock screen (X button on the right ), locks' screen wallpaper changes to the last so...
  • Daniel
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Please fix the search bar on Android

Hello, I am very satisfied with Spotify (premium) and it works amazing on my PC. But on my Samsung Galaxy S5, the search function is very rarely if ever working. Which completely stops me from listening to music I'd like to listen to, which sucks esp...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I am very satisfied with Spotify (premium) and it works amazing on my PC. But on my Samsung Galaxy S5, the search function is very rarely if ever working. Which completely stops me from listen...
  • Daniel
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Auto play playlist

Is there any way right not to create a shortcut to auto play a playlist ? This is a feature present in most other players. * My usecase is simple: when I enter my car, I either want to press a button and to start play the playlist or, better, launch ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Is there any way right not to create a shortcut to auto play a playlist ? This is a feature present in most other players.   * My usecase is simple: when I enter my car, I either want to press...
  • Daniel
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spotify free

Ich habe eine Email an Spotify geschickt. Ist mein kostenloses Premium Abo jetzt gekündigt und mein Konto gelöscht?

  • Newbie
  • Ich habe eine Email an Spotify geschickt. Ist mein kostenloses Premium Abo jetzt gekündigt und mein Konto gelöscht?
  • Erkan_Yılmaz
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forgot user and password

I deactivated my FB acct but want to still listen to my music the email address I used for Spotify is no longer active

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  • I deactivated my FB acct but want to still listen to my music the email address I used for Spotify is no longer active
  • Erkan_Yılmaz
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Local files

Hi I have read many questions about this topic but i didn't find the solution after all i decided to ask my own.There are some music that isn't in the spotify but I want to listen that. I have a premium account.I want to listen that music in my PC an...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi   I have read many questions about this topic but i didn't find the solution after all i decided to ask my own. There are some music that isn't in the spotify but I want to listen tha...
  • gembiczky
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Player: cannot go back to chart from playing song

Hi I am listening to the Italy top 50 chart. I noticed on Android that if I want to go back to the chart from the current chart playing song, clicking on top "play from chart" (it is missing the chart name) does not work. It stay on the player page.

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  • Hi I am listening to the Italy top 50 chart.  I noticed on Android that if I want to go back to the chart from the current chart playing song, clicking on top "play from chart" (it is missin...
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Solved!! Easy acces to downloaded playlists!

Hi, there should be an option for choosing ONLY downloaded music to see on device.. Hasn't there been this option before? I really miss it.. Would be very convenient when 'on the go'.. instead of searching through 100s of playlists.

  • Roadie
  • Hi, there should be an option for choosing ONLY downloaded music to see on device.. Hasn't there been this option before? I really miss it.. Would be very convenient when 'on the go'.. instead o...
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Local Files wont play anymore.

Yesterday i synced all my local files and they worked all day without a hitch. I opened spotify this morning and now half of my music which is local is grey and unavailable to play, when I press a local song the app pauses the current non-local song ...

  • Newbie
  • Yesterday i synced all my local files and they worked all day without a hitch. I opened spotify this morning and now half of my music which is local is grey and unavailable to play, when I press a lo...
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Marantz network audio player not showing up on Spotify Adroid App

Hiya, I have a Galaxy S5 running spotify premium, as well as spotify desktop on my laptop. Just purchased a Marantz NA6005 network audio player, all devices connnected to the same wifi network for definite. In the Android app, the NA6005 doesn't appe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hiya,   I have a Galaxy S5 running spotify premium, as well as spotify desktop on my laptop.   Just purchased a Marantz NA6005 network audio player, all devices connnected to the same w...
  • alipearce
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Songs skipping on android app

Hi I have been runnning spotify premium on a Nexus 4 (android 5.0) and the songs will randomly start to go glitchy and skip to another song. This is also not the next song in the album sequence but rather a random song. I then switched to a nexus 5 r...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi   I have been runnning spotify premium on a Nexus 4 (android 5.0) and the songs will randomly start to go glitchy and skip to another song. This is also not the next song in the album seque...
  • cmaine
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Swipe to Skip Song not working

Just as the title suggests.Ever since the last two updates on Android (I think two? This has been an issue for two weeks), I haven't been able to swipe from Right to Left to skip a song on my playlist. It works if Repeat is Off, or Repeat is set to o...

  • Music Fan
  • Just as the title suggests. Ever since the last two updates on Android (I think two? This has been an issue for two weeks), I haven't been able to swipe from Right to Left to skip a song on my playl...
  • travfran
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Spotify stops playing music and deletes queue when connecting to the internet

When I go from offline to online with my Nexus 5, while spotify is playing music, it stops the current track, deletes the waiting queue and turns my 'random' and 'repeat' button off. This happens since a few weeks now and even the last one or two upd...

  • Newbie
  • When I go from offline to online with my Nexus 5, while spotify is playing music, it stops the current track, deletes the waiting queue and turns my 'random' and 'repeat' button off. This happens sin...
  • EarlPurple
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Spotify keeps skipping and pausing for no reason (even on Wi-Fi)

Even on Wi-Fi and especially of Wi-Fi, Spotify keeps skipping tracks and it's starting to pause as well for no reason. Can some one help, I want too keep using Spotify but it getting annoying. I been thinking about using another music streaming servi...

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  • Even on Wi-Fi and especially of Wi-Fi, Spotify keeps skipping tracks and it's starting to pause as well for no reason. Can some one help, I want too keep using Spotify but it getting annoying. I been...
  • EarlPurple
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Solved!! Samsung tab S - lock screen widget

Hi, I've recently bought a Samsung Tab S (sm-t800). I've got spotify premium but for the life of me can't work out why the spotify widget isn't showing on the lock screen. I an get it on the main screen but not on th lock one. Android version - 4.2.2...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I've recently bought a Samsung Tab S (sm-t800). I've got spotify premium but for the life of me can't work out why the spotify widget isn't showing on the lock screen. I an get it on the main ...
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Spotify not saving songs for offline

Hi, My songs aren't saving for offline. I save them then tap the available for offline button then it says its downloading, then it has the green downloaded button. Then when I go offline it just gets stuck at a loading circle and does nothing. When ...

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  • Hi, My songs aren't saving for offline. I save them then tap the available for offline button then it says its downloading, then it has the green downloaded button. Then when I go offline it just get...
  • Daniel
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Songs will not play or stop part way through!!!

Hi, I have an issue with my spotify account on my Samsung Galaxy S5. Most songs I have in my library will not play or stop part way through. I have recently got a premium account and added various music to my library and amde all available offline, h...

  • Newbie
  • Hi,   I have an issue with my spotify account on my Samsung Galaxy S5. Most songs I have in my library will not play or stop part way through. I have recently got a premium account and added v...
  • Daniel
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Billboard Hot 100

Does anyone know why almost half the songs are missing from the Billboard Hot 100 playlist. Yesterday morning it contained 95 songs and by the afternoon it only contained 55 songs. Just curious as to what happened...

  • Newbie
  • Does anyone know why almost half the songs are missing from the Billboard Hot 100 playlist. Yesterday morning it contained 95 songs and by the afternoon it only contained 55 songs. Just curious as to...
  • MattSuda
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Crashes immediatly on start-up. S4 Premium

Ok- so this is my last shot before I drop my premium.Whenever I go to enter Spotify, on my Galaxy S4, it crashes instantly. I then need to clear my cache/extra files from the app and restart. Then it works.The moment I exit out of Spotify though, and...

  • Newbie
  • Ok- so this is my last shot before I drop my premium. Whenever I go to enter Spotify, on my Galaxy S4, it crashes instantly. I then need to clear my cache/extra files from the app and restart. The...
  • Daniel
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switching files to sd card con moto g

I'm having problems changing files from internal memory to sd card. I have followed the instructions con the help topics clearing the cache but no luck even though muy sd card has more than 1gb available and more space than the internal memory.

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  • I'm having problems changing files from internal memory to sd card. I have followed the instructions con the help topics clearing the cache but no luck even though muy sd card has more than 1gb avail...
  • Daniel
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