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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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Playing a track doesn't let control it

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDevice Pixels 6Operating SystemAndroid 12 My IssueOften after idling (i.e. not using Spotify in a while), when playing a track, it will start playing it without launching the controlsIn such case, the only way to stop it from ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device  Pixels 6 Operating System Android 12   My Issue Often after idling (i.e. not using Spotify in a while), when playing a track, it will start pla...
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Android app no song displays as playing, but it is playing.

Hello! This has been an issue for over a year - Music plays from the app, but no song is displayed as playing. This causes multiple issues, because I can not skip nor pause a song. In addition, the music won't stop if I disconnect from bluetooth. I a...

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  • Hello! This has been an issue for over a year - Music plays from the app, but no song is displayed as playing. This causes multiple issues, because I can not skip nor pause a song. In addition, the m...
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Progress bar not showing. Tried new install, log out/in. Talked with 4 agents to no avail

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Superuser Contribution ANDROID - Bottom bar not updating song or play/pause button

I am using a Samsung Galaxy J7V Android Version 9 for my premium Spotify app. I cleared the cache & data, reinstalled, restarted, and I still don't get the songs to update on the bottom bar. The first song I play will stay there for every song I play...

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  • I am using a Samsung Galaxy J7V Android Version 9 for my premium Spotify app. I cleared the cache & data, reinstalled, restarted, and I still don't get the songs to update on the bottom bar. The ...
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Superuser Contribution Adroid app goes black after (any) song selected

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceLG G7 ThinQOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueSpotify was working perfectly until a week ago.There was no update or any change done to my device - but the app stopped working.By this I mean that search function w...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device LG G7 ThinQ Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Spotify was working perfectly until a week ago. There was no update or any change done to...
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[Connect] Connect stops working on Android app after few song skips

Very frustrating bug with spotify connect (android - windows). After I skip 5-10 songs connect just stops working on player activity. I need to close player and open it again to make it work again. Skipping songs from notification shade works as expe...

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  • Very frustrating bug with spotify connect (android - windows). After I skip 5-10 songs connect just stops working on player activity. I need to close player and open it again to make it work again. ...
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Playing but no player

PlanPremiumCountryNETHERLANDSDeviceSAMSUNG A70Operating SystemAndroid11 My Question or IssueSpotify randomly stops playing. When I go to the app the player seems te be gone.If I press a song the song plays but after like 40 seconds the whole issue re...

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  • Plan Premium Country NETHERLANDS Device SAMSUNG A70 Operating System Android11   My Question or Issue Spotify randomly stops playing. When I go to the app the player seems te be gone. ...
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Superuser Contribution Latest Update and Android Auto

PlanFamilyCountryGermanyDeviceOneplus 8 ProOperating SystemOxygenOS 11 Hi everyone, Spotify stopped working on android auto after the last update. The app can be operated, but selecting and playing songs does not work. Only restarting the app on the ...

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  •   Plan Family Country Germany Device Oneplus 8 Pro Operating System OxygenOS 11   Hi everyone,   Spotify stopped working on android auto after the last update. The app can ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify cuts playback every 20 sec

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceRealme X2 ProOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueII want to play musik using my stereo as chosen device instead of the phone's speaker or headset with the phone.It works great until you start watching YouTube ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Realme X2 Pro Operating System Android 11   My Question or IssueI I want to play musik using my stereo as chosen device instead of the phone'...
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Superuser Contribution How do I stop Spotify from launching automatically at startup on my Android device. You only give in

Why is help available on this topic for PCs only? Why is there no chat under the chat link. This is a community bulletin board.

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  • Why is help available on this topic for PCs only? Why is there no chat under the chat link. This is a community bulletin board.
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Superuser Contribution Podcast Does Not Show In Now Playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung S20 Phone AND Samsung Tab A TabletOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueAfter playing a couple of podcasts where I stop and start the song will stop appearing in the Now Playing. If this happens then I cannot ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung S20 Phone AND Samsung Tab A Tablet Operating System Android   My Question or Issue After playing a couple of podcasts where I stop and start the...
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Superuser Contribution My full screan lyrics dont working

PlanFree/PremiumPremiumCountryBrazilDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)S9+Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)AndroidMy Question or IssueThe full screen lyrics visualizer is not working since few days ago, I t...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Premium Country Brazil Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) S9+ Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Android My Question or...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't skip/pause/play music using Google and other issues

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSamsung S20+ and S10eOperating SystemOneUI 3.0 (Android 11) and OneUI 2.5 (Android 10) My Question or IssueWas able to narrow down that after update 8.5.85.0, a few issues have occured with the way Spotify performs on An...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Samsung S20+ and S10e Operating System OneUI 3.0 (Android 11) and OneUI 2.5 (Android 10)   My Question or Issue Was able to narrow down that after up...
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Superuser Contribution Can't listen to Linkin Park in Germany

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceGoogle Pixel 5Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueI can see all of Linkin Parks music listed but if i try to play any of it nothing happens. I have this issue for a long time already and I am wondering if the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Google Pixel 5 Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue I can see all of Linkin Parks music listed but if i try to play any of it nothing ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Search function on Galaxy Watch 4

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceGalaxy Watch 4Operating SystemWear OS My Question or IssueI am using the watch app on galaxy watch 4 and I dont have a search function, just "downloads" "your library" and then some suggestion songs/playlists.I've tried unin...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Galaxy Watch 4 Operating System Wear OS   My Question or Issue I am using the watch app on galaxy watch 4 and I dont have a search function, just "downlo...
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The songs in an album don't fade together

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMoto G8 PowerMy Question or IssueUsually, when I play an album in order on my cellphone, songs that fit together play smoothly and fade with each other. Now, since a few months ago, when two songs are supposed to natural...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Moto G8 Power My Question or Issue Usually, when I play an album in order on my cellphone, songs that fit together play smoothly and fade with each other. No...
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Playlist

PlanNoneCountryRussiaDeviceSamsung Galaxy A72Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueSpotify is forbidden now in Russia but can I at least watch the songs I've added on the playlists? I did not have time to add them all I the other app.

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  • Plan None Country Russia Device Samsung Galaxy A72 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Spotify is forbidden now in Russia but can I at least watch the songs I've added on t...
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Solved: Android App loading "Show Discography" view very slowly when many albums in personal library

PlanPremiumCountryDE DeviceGoogle Pixel 4a (5G)Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or Issue I'm a big fan of a German Audio play series called "Die Drei ???" ( https://open.spotify.com/artist/3meJIgRw7YleJrmbpbJK6S ), so over the last couple of mo...

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  • Plan Premium Country DE   Device Google Pixel 4a (5G) Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue   I'm a big fan of a German Audio play series called "Die Drei ???"...
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Superuser Contribution Queue not clearing

PlanFreeCountryUSDevicePixel 4aOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI logged in on desktop while at work and queued a playlist. This plays fine on the desktop. I can clear the queue on the desktop if I choose to play another artist. On my phon...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device Pixel 4a Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I logged in on desktop while at work and queued a playlist. This plays fine on the desktop. I can c...
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Superuser Contribution How to remove podcasts from search results?

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy Note8Operating SystemAndroid When searching for music, my search results are filled with podcasts I have never listened to. For example if I want to search for "The Bea" for The Beatles, 5/7 of the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy Note8 Operating System Android   When searching for music, my search results are filled with podcasts I have never listened...
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