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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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Sorting Downloaded Playlists in Folders on Android phone?

When I go to playlists on my phone (android), I see green text saying: downloaded. Underneath are all my downloaded playlists. And all the way down (a lot of downloaded playlists) I find all my playlists. Theproblemis: 'all' myplaylistsareoranizedinf...

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  • When I go to playlists on my phone (android), I see green text saying: downloaded. Underneath are all my downloaded playlists. And all the way down (a lot of downloaded playlists) I find all my p...
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Error when syncing disk full...

Hi there, I use spotify to listen my music offline and when i turn on the wifi to sync music, spotify say that my disk il full but it's wrong!! How to make understand spotify that i have enough space to download?? Thanks

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  • Hi there,   I use spotify to listen my music offline and when i turn on the wifi to sync music, spotify say that my disk il full but it's wrong!! How to make understand spotify that i have...
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Solved!! How to find playlists and subscribe

How do I find playlists like current top 100 songs on Spotify I can't find them anywhere

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  • How do I find playlists like current top 100 songs on Spotify I can't find them anywhere
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Problem when synching songs for offline

Hi there, I have a problem when synching songs for offline (by the way I'm a premium user).Before I used an apple device and everything worked fine.However, I changed recently for Android and I face an issue. Indeed, in order to synch a song, I have ...

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  • Hi there,   I have a problem when synching songs for offline (by the way I'm a premium user). Before I used an apple device and everything worked fine. However, I changed recently for An...
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Release Notes - Spotify for Android (0.7.0)

What's new in this version: Fixed: The notification icon now looks super-smooth on high-res devices. Fixed: Menus open in Radio when you want them to. Fixed: Lots of unstable things are now stable. Fictitious: This app can juggle five oranges at once...

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  • What's new in this version: Fixed: The notification icon now looks super-smooth on high-res devices. Fixed: Menus open in Radio when you want them to. Fixed: Lots of unstable things are now s...
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Ghost Folders on Android

I have an "Audioslave" ghost folder that is showing on my Android version of Spotify, which does not show up in the desktop version. All my music (which is categorized alphabetically) that shows up after Audioslave (which means, most of it) is stuck ...

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  • I have an "Audioslave" ghost folder that is showing on my Android version of Spotify, which does not show up in the desktop version. All my music (which is categorized alphabetically) that shows up a...
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Browse new releases not working?

Hi all, I can browse all the other created playlists through the Android browse section but the 'new releases' section doesn't come up with anything - is this a universal problem? Thanks.

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  • Hi all, I can browse all the other created playlists through the Android browse section but the 'new releases' section doesn't come up with anything - is this a universal problem? Thanks.
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[Android] Playlists delete themselves within 10 minutes

Hello! I recently upgraded to Spotify premium and I wanted to download my playlists onto my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3). I manage to do this over wifi but after about 10 minutes of the playlists finishing they delete themselves. Very annoying as I have...

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  • Hello!   I recently upgraded to Spotify premium and I wanted to download my playlists onto my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3). I manage to do this over wifi but after about 10 minutes of the playl...
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Browse option displays blank page; no playlists

This evening I noticed that when trying to find a playlist under the Browse feature the genres/moods do not display playlists. I've tried this on my HTC Droid Incredible 4G and my Nexus 7 with the same results although I'm running different versions ...

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  • This evening I noticed that when trying to find a playlist under the Browse feature the genres/moods do not display playlists.  I've tried this on my HTC Droid Incredible 4G and my Nexus 7 with ...
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Native Save to external SD-Card NOW!

Hello there... the issue is not new. But today I had to delete my downloaded playlists because my internal SD-Card was full...I will quit my subscription too because THE main feature why I switched to spotify is not longer available... Very sad but s...

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  • Hello there... the issue is not new. But today I had to delete my downloaded playlists because my internal SD-Card was full... I will quit my subscription too because THE main feature why I switched...
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spotify album artwork

I'm unable to find a way to have my pioneer avh 2500 double din head unit in my truck display any artwork from the album or artist im listening to. The music plays but the screen only says data unavailable. Is spotify even capable of diplaying artwor...

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  • I'm unable to find a way to have my pioneer avh 2500 double din head unit in my truck display any artwork from the album or artist im listening to. The music plays but the screen only says data unava...
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Use Android media scanner to get local files?

I've been an avid Spotify fan for quite a while, but it's always irked me that none of my playlist songs are detected in the app. I manually add/remove music from my phone rather than sync, because I find it easier and less of a hassle. I know Androi...

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  • I've been an avid Spotify fan for quite a while, but it's always irked me that none of my playlist songs are detected in the app.  I manually add/remove music from my phone rather than sync, bec...
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songs still in play list but can not play

hello, all my songs are still in my play list but I can't play them I can see them but the letters are not black they are a little invisible gray if you know what I mean. Please help me to find out how the work again.

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  • hello,   all my songs are still in my play list but I can't  play them I can see them but the letters are not black they are a little invisible gray if you know what I mean. &nbs...
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Solved!! How get latest Android client (updated 8 Oct) if unable to use Google Play & m.spotify.com fails

Hi, I am a Premium user currently outside the UK and currently unable to access Google Play. I believe the latest Android client was updated on 8th Oct. I currently have version 0.7.0.224. I tried to visit m.spotify.com to get the latest client but i...

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  • Hi,   I am a Premium user currently outside the UK and currently unable to access Google Play.   I believe the latest Android client was updated on 8th Oct.   I currently h...
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not able to reinstall spotify on my telephone

Hi there Anybody able to help. I have a premium membership and use spotify on my pc and telephone - but suddenly today spotify disappeared on my telephone, allthough it has beeen working there for weeks without problems. And i dont seem to be able to...

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  • Hi there   Anybody able to help.   I have a premium membership and use spotify on my pc and telephone - but suddenly today spotify disappeared on my telephone, allthough it has beee...
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Spotify Premium on Android - Playback has background noise constantly! (Not happy)

OK, Ive had Spotify Premium for a few months now, and it has been great ..... Until now! So now, whenever I play music on my phone, there is a constant crackling noise in the background. I have tried uninstalling the app and reinstalling it, no luck....

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  • OK, Ive had Spotify Premium for a few months now, and it has been great .....  Until now!   So now, whenever I play music on my phone, there is a constant crackling noise in the backgro...
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Local Files won't sync to my Android

I know this has been posted a million+ times and I know people have to be tired of seeing it. But I just spent the last hour looking through posts and haven't found a single thing that works. I have a Pantech Burst, and am using free Spotify. The com...

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  • I know this has been posted a million+ times and I know people have to be tired of seeing it. But I just spent the last hour looking through posts and haven't found a single thing that works. &nbsp...
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kindle fire

will spotify work on kindle fire?

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Local files, Android & Premium Spotify...such a mess -.-"

Why I cannot listen to my local files on my Samsung after Spotify's update. Now it seems I need to download Spotify Premium on my android for listen to MY local files.Help me please, I need my songs back.

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  • Why I cannot listen to my local files on my Samsung after Spotify's update. Now it seems I need to download Spotify Premium on my android for listen to MY local files. Help me please, I need my ...
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Solved!! Spotify playlist accessible by other apps

Is there any way to make spotify playlist accessible by other apps? I use a couple of workout apps called zombies run 2 and addidas micoach and they can access all of my other playlist except for Spotify.

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  • Is there any way to make spotify playlist accessible by other apps? I use a couple of workout apps called zombies run 2 and addidas micoach and they can access all of my other playlist except for Spo...
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