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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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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Airtel is saying You're Offline

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndia / USADeviceRedmi Note 8 ProOperating SystemAndroid Oreo 10, MIUI Global 12.0.3 Stable My Question or IssueTried resetting data, rebooting, setting APN, airplane mode on/off, free app too

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country India / USA Device Redmi Note 8 Pro Operating System Android Oreo 10, MIUI Global 12.0.3 Stable   My Question or Issue Tried resetting data, rebo...
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Superuser Contribution (Android)Playlists wont load

My app will not load playlists. I've erased all data, I've deleted and redownloaded the app, I've restarted my phone, etc. I will click on a playlist and it will not go past the loading symbol. I have been having this issue for weeks. I used to have ...

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  • My app will not load playlists. I've erased all data, I've deleted and redownloaded the app, I've restarted my phone, etc. I will click on a playlist and it will not go past the loading symbol. I hav...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Search Your Library

PlanPremiumCountryIceland Device(Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra)Operating System(Android Oreo) My Question or IssueSpotify search through your library can't find some songs, I have tried to put Artist name or Song name both are not working. (For me - I cou...

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  • Plan Premium Country Iceland  Device (Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra) Operating System (Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue Spotify search through your library can't find some son...
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Superuser Contribution spotify start playing automatically

Hi,My phone starts playing spotify at random times in the middle of the night (between 4:00 and 6:00). It may happened after an update of my phone.PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceSamsung Galaxy S9Operating SystemAndroid 10My Question or IssueHi,My...

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  • Hi, My phone starts playing spotify at random times in the middle of the night (between 4:00 and 6:00). It may happened after an update of my phone. Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Sam...
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Superuser Contribution Car Subwoofer no longer playing from Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice(Samsung Galaxy 9)Operating System(Android 10) My Question or IssueMy car Subwoofer used to work but as of today I can no longer get Spotify to play thru my sub. The tuner plays fine thru the sub just not spotify, so the...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device (Samsung Galaxy 9) Operating System (Android 10)   My Question or Issue My car Subwoofer used to work but as of today I can no longer get Sp...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Black screen in Liked songs playlist

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceRealme Narzo 30 pro 5GOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueWhen I open my Liked songs playlist screen is black, no songs are visible. but my other playlists just work fine and all other songs are visible.

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Realme Narzo 30 pro 5G Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue When I open my Liked songs playlist screen is black, no songs are visible. but ...
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Superuser Contribution Scroll bar keeps disappearing

Premium userFinlandOnePlus 3T (ONEPLUS A3003_28_161213)OxygenOS 3.5.4Android 6.0.1 The handy scroll bar has been disappearing in a random fashion for a couple of days now. First it is there and the songlist is easily scrollable, then after some time ...

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  • Premium user Finland OnePlus 3T (ONEPLUS A3003_28_161213) OxygenOS 3.5.4 Android 6.0.1   The handy scroll bar has been disappearing in a random fashion for a couple of days now. First it i...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Bluetooth controls don't work if Google Assistant is asked to play a song

Following on from a previous thread which is now flagged incorrectly as fixed, I am raising this issue once again so as to get it flagged and worked on. This was the previous thread... https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Bluetooth-control...

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  • Following on from a previous thread which is now flagged incorrectly as fixed, I am raising this issue once again so as to get it flagged and worked on. This was the previous thread...   https...
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Superuser Contribution Samsung S10e - mute when launched.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhenever I start Spotify and select a song to play, it will play but the sound is muted and I...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Wheneve...
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Superuser Contribution App problems,helpme

I can't use spotify on my tablet. I've tried many versions but they don't work. I can only log in and can't play. I can't see the song list. But my mobile phone is normal, only my tablet has problems. My tablet is Lenovo Xiaoxin padpro2021 and Lenovo...

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  • I can't use spotify on my tablet. I've tried many versions but they don't work. I can only log in and can't play. I can't see the song list. But my mobile phone is normal, only my tablet has problems...
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Superuser Contribution Random Songs after Pause/Play

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceHuawei P40Operating SystemAndroid 10 - EMUI 12.0.0.0 My Question or IssueWith the latest update, you've brought back a long-solved problem.Situation: I keep listening to the Favorite Songs playlist. I exit the Spotify a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany Device Huawei P40 Operating System Android 10 - EMUI 12.0.0.0   My Question or Issue With the latest update, you've brought back a long-solved prob...
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Superuser Contribution Licenced LocalFiles non playing

I have a Spotify subscription but not all songs I like to listen to are available on Spotify. So far no problem. So I go ahead and bought an album I like to listen to but not available on Spotify as a CD. I copied it on my phone enabled local files. ...

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  • I have a Spotify subscription but not all songs I like to listen to are available on Spotify. So far no problem. So I go ahead and bought an album I like to listen to but not available on Spotify as ...
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Superuser Contribution Weird noise on Jbl bt speaker

Hi all! I have a particularly strange case. Using Samsung Galaxy S20. Since recently, when I connect it to jbl charge 4 Bluetooth speaker, strange cracking noises appear during music playback via Spotify. At 1st i thought there is a problem with spea...

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  • Hi all! I have a particularly strange case. Using Samsung Galaxy S20. Since recently, when I connect it to jbl charge 4 Bluetooth speaker, strange cracking noises appear during music playback vi...
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded playlist downloads music but not pdocasts

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceSamsung s20Operating SystemUtd My Question or IssueI have had an issue since the spring update where my downloaded Playlists will automatically download new music added but will not download podcasts. I have done the full ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA 🇺🇸  Device Samsung s20 Operating System Utd   My Question or Issue I have had an issue since the spring update where my downloaded Playlists wil...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast Error

PlanPremiumCountryMéxicoDeviceRealme RMX3491Operating SystemAndroid I can't delete a podcast

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  • Plan Premium Country México Device Realme RMX3491 Operating System Android   I can't delete a podcast  
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Superuser Contribution Disable car mode

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceXiaomi Mi9Operating SystemAndroid 10 This setting is supposed to disable the car mode, but as soon as I connect my phone to the car via bluetooth, I get the car mode prompt and it is auto-enabled after a few seconds.Then ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Xiaomi Mi9 Operating System Android 10   This setting is supposed to disable the car mode, but as soon as I connect my phone to the car via bl...
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[Android Auto] - Unable to navigate Spotify app on non touch screens

I have recently run into a bug in Android Auto app when connecting to non touch screens. e.g. Certain Audi MMI and presumably Mazda as well. I suspect it was a recent regression as I've run into it 3 times in the last two days and I have never seen i...

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  • I have recently run into a bug in Android Auto app when connecting to non touch screens. e.g. Certain Audi MMI and presumably Mazda as well. I suspect it was a recent regression as I've run into it 3...
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Superuser Contribution Can't pause songs + notification won't pop up

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMotorola One 5g AceOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueOver the past week, my Spotify app hasn't worked properly. When I start a song, the bar at the bottom that allows me to skip, pause, access lyrics, etc won't...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Motorola One 5g Ace Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Over the past week, my Spotify app hasn't worked properly. When I start a song, t...
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Superuser Contribution [Mobile][Other] Include playlist/album title on song playback screen

This used to be a feature that Spotify had and I’m not sure why they got rid of it. You used to be able to play a song and at the top of the playback screen you could see the title of the playlist or album that it was playing from. You could click on...

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  • This used to be a feature that Spotify had and I’m not sure why they got rid of it. You used to be able to play a song and at the top of the playback screen you could see the title of the playlist or...
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Superuser Contribution Won't play PodCasts

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDevicenVidia Shield TVOperating SystemAndroid TV My Question or IssueHiPodacast's wont't play on Android TV app, it can see name, info and how long it is, but won't play. Just skips to the next in line. Can't play that either,...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Norway Device nVidia Shield TV Operating System Android TV   My Question or Issue Hi Podacast's wont't play on Android TV app, it can see name, info and h...
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