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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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  • 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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spotify is downloaded but does not show on my phone

Second issue I've had with Spotify in the last hour. Google Play or whatever their app store is tells me that I have Spotify downloaded but I cannot find the app anywhere on my phone. I can't re-download but the app is nowhere to be found. Please hel...

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  • Second issue I've had with Spotify in the last hour.  Google Play or whatever their app store is tells me that I have Spotify downloaded but I cannot find the app anywhere on my phone. I can't...
  • Joe
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I cant play songs offline anymore

So after the recent update i cant play my songs anymore unless i am online, go to my profile and choose playlist. Then i see all the albums i have and can start an album. Once the album is started i can go out of my profile and the album plays normal...

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  • So after the recent update i cant play my songs anymore unless i am online, go to my profile and choose playlist. Then i see all the albums i have and can start an album.  Once the album is star...
  • Joe
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Can't undownload playlists until they are completely downloaded

I have a playlist that was syncing with my computer, but my Samsung Galaxy S3 san out of space and the playlist stopped downloading. I turned the playlist to not available offline but I can't undownload all the songs that were already downloaded. It'...

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  • I have a playlist that was syncing with my computer, but my Samsung Galaxy S3 san out of space and the playlist stopped downloading. I turned the playlist to not available offline but I can't undownl...
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Have to keep re-downloading local files.

Having issues with local files. I can download local files to my Android and the songs play. However, a few hours later, all of the local files are greyed out on Android. Songs won't play when greyed out. Have to re-download local files just about ev...

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  • Having issues with local files.  I can download local files to my Android and the songs play.  However, a few hours later, all of the local files are greyed out on Android.  Songs won'...
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Can't find controls for playback

I've installed the new Spotify app on my 7" Android tablet for use in my car but I can't use it because I can't find the standard controls (play, pause, skip forward, skip back). When I click on a song in a playlist it begins playing, and I can cause...

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  • I've installed the new Spotify app on my 7" Android tablet for use in my car but I can't use it because I can't find the standard controls (play, pause, skip forward, skip back).  When I click o...
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the playing song?

Where do the "now playing" appear in the new android version? Its kinda appropriate to be able to skip to next or previous not to mention pause (!) the track. Xx

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  • Where do the "now playing" appear in the new android version? Its kinda appropriate to be able to skip to next or previous not to mention pause (!) the track. Xx
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Connection between App and Computer via LAN???

Since a few days I have the following problem. My Computer is connectet to the Router via LAN Cable. My Android Phone is connectet to the same Router via WLAN. Since the last Android App Update to the "New Style Version" I have the following Problem:...

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  • Since a few days I have the following problem.   My Computer is connectet to the Router via LAN Cable. My Android Phone is connectet to the same Router via WLAN.   Since the last An...
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New installation Galaxy4

Ive just got a new phone and installed my Premiun account on it. Everything works fine, but Im missing a few settings, that I cant remember how I made on the old phone.Heres what I wish for:1. Downloaded playlists appear on top, so I dont have to go ...

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  • Ive just got a new phone and installed my Premiun account on it. Everything works fine, but Im missing a few settings, that I cant remember how I made on the old phone. Heres what I wish for: 1...
  • Daniel
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Samsung Galaxy s5 Spotify playlists reloads over and over - freezes

Hi, I'm using Spotify on my new SGS5, and the playmists keeps reloading until Spotify freezes. The app works well besides when I'm in the playlist menu. Also if I'm listening to a song, and goes to the playmist menu, the song will stop, because of th...

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  • Hi, I'm using Spotify on my new SGS5, and the playmists keeps reloading until Spotify freezes. The app works well besides when I'm in the playlist menu. Also if I'm listening to a song, and goes to t...
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transferring files to windows media player

I have downloaded Spotify on my nokia lumia windows mobile and am wanting to transfer from mobile to my laptop. Can I do this and how?

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  • I have downloaded Spotify on my nokia lumia windows mobile and am wanting to transfer from mobile to my laptop. Can I do this and how?
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disable shuffle

when I first pull up a playlist, and tap it it won't play until I then hit shuffle. of course then it plays another song found that album a playlist vs the one I tapped. wow that song is playing I cannot replace it and listen to another song unless I...

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  • when I first pull up a playlist, and tap it it won't play until I then hit shuffle. of course then it plays another song found that album a playlist vs the one I tapped. wow that song is playing I c...
  • Peter__
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Spotify Android app stuck offline

Hi there, I tried searching for this problem but the only threads i could see are from over a year ago and couldn't see any solution... I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S4 and i'm a Spotify Premium user. Whenever I open the app on my phone, it tells me i'm...

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  • Hi there, I tried searching for this problem but the only threads i could see are from over a year ago and couldn't see any solution...   I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S4 and i'm a Spotify Prem...
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activity spotify (in application spotify) is not responding

Whenever I try to access spotify on my phone the screen turns white for about 30 seconds, then a message pops up: "activity spotify (in application spotify) is not responding." I uninstalled and reinstalled to no avail. Any thoughts?

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  • Whenever I try to access spotify on my phone the screen turns white for about 30 seconds, then a message pops up: "activity spotify (in application spotify) is not responding." I uninstalled and rein...
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unable to use ipod after upgrading

hi.ive just upgraded to premium and my ipod tells me im offline.what can I do?

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  • hi.ive just upgraded to premium and my ipod tells me im offline.what can I do?
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option to add whole albums into playlist

Whenever i want to check out an album before comitting to putting it my music collection..i like to put it to my "check this out" list...however the only option right now is to save the album as a playlist in itself..please make the option to make it...

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  • Whenever i want to check out an album before comitting to putting it my music collection..i like to put it to my "check this out" list...however the only option right now is to save the album as a pl...
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Local files do not show under Songs, Albums or Artists sections

Local files do not show under Songs, Albums or Artists sections on the app - only under the playlist they were synced by. This seems to be related to https://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Your-music-Local-files-not-in-Songs-Albu...

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  • Local files do not show under Songs, Albums or Artists sections on the app - only under the playlist they were synced by. This seems to be related to https://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-D...
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Serious issues with samsung galaxy s4

When I use headphones and start spotfy, after a little while, google now pops in and songs start to play randomly and for a few seconds. I tried disabling google services and this still happens. I even uninstalled and reinstalled the app. It's quite ...

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  • When I use headphones and start spotfy, after a little while, google now pops in and songs start to play randomly and for a few seconds. I tried disabling google services and this still happens. I ev...
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How to delete account on Android phone

I downloaded spotify on my android device, and accidentally started a 7 day free trial. It says that after 7 days, my phone company will bill me monthly. I called them but they didnt know anything about it. If i delete the app, will that cancel the f...

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  • I downloaded spotify on my android device, and accidentally started a 7 day free trial. It says that after 7 days, my phone company will bill me monthly. I called them but they didnt know anything ab...
  • Peter__
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Sound issues

Since the update I have been getting serious issues with sound levels being far to low.I have turnt of sound eq. This gives a slight boost but still only about what other music apps are like on 6 to 8. Turning on eq then pushing all bars to +15 db is...

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  • Since the update I have been getting serious issues with sound levels being far to low. I have turnt of sound eq. This gives a slight boost but still only about what other music apps are like on 6 ...
  • dbleacy
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Show only offline content does not include downloaded local files

When I select a filter to show only offline content in my music it shows the album as being available but when I go into it, there is no music. However, when I turn off the filter and find the album again, all of the music is there. These are local f...

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  • When I select a filter to show only offline content in my music it shows the album as being available but when I go into it, there is no music. However, when I turn off the filter and find the album ...
  • Peter__
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