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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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My #$% desktop app screwed up hours of work on my phone.

I spend literally hours deleting createing and altering playlists on my andriod phone. THen when I opened the desktop app which I havent done in months, it added the new playlists I created, but messed up all my other work. I am livid. Why would the ...

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  • I spend literally hours deleting createing and altering playlists on my andriod phone.   THen when I opened the desktop app which I havent done in months, it added the new playlists I created,...
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Help: Toaster pop-up showing previous song and not "now playing" song (?)

On my Android device, each time a new song starts the toaster is supposed to show the details of the new song, but mine shows the last song played. Any help getting this fixed please?

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  • On my Android device, each time a new song starts the toaster is supposed to show the details of the new song, but mine shows the last song played. Any help getting this fixed please?    
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Solved!! Problems getting local files synced to phone

Hi, so I can't figure out how to get songs I already have on my computer incorporated into my Spotify playlists on my phone. I can do it on the computer, but when I sync the playlist to my phone, the songs from my computer are grayed out, with the me...

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  • Hi, so I can't figure out how to get songs I already have on my computer incorporated into my Spotify playlists on my phone. I can do it on the computer, but when I sync the playlist to my phone, the...
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Solved!! New Android preview won't download successfully

I've downloaded apps before from unknown sources and have had no problems. I made sure the option was checked in my Settings for me to download unknown source apps. I like the the apk file to download and I keep getting a "download unsuccessful" mess...

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  • I've downloaded apps before from unknown sources and have had no problems. I made sure the option was checked in my Settings for me to download unknown source apps. I like the the apk file to downloa...
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Solved!! cannot sync Samsung S 2 (with Android 4.1.2. Jelly Bean) with Spotify after update

hi, I can not sync my SGS2 Galaxy with new Android 4.1.2. JellyBean anymore with latest desktop version of spotify....it used to work perfectly before...I don´t know if it´s an issue with new spotify desktop version or new Android version. I read tro...

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  • hi,   I can not sync my SGS2 Galaxy with new Android 4.1.2. JellyBean anymore with latest desktop version of spotify....it used to work perfectly before...I don´t know if it´s an issue with ne...
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Android app compared to IOS app

I have tried the spotify app on iphone a several times and I think that appis much better than the app for android (which I use daily). Why can't youdo the apps equal? For example in IOS you can slide the "now playing" barto change song or when you q...

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  • I have tried the spotify app on iphone a several times and I think that app is much better than the app for android (which I use daily). Why can't you do the apps equal? For example in IOS you can ...
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Android app - player feedback

Very happy with Spotify. Joined Premium yesterday but one of the frustrating things about the player is that if you are streaming music over a slow 3G network (i.e. not WIFI) you can't pause the track to wait for it to load so that there are no break...

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  • Very happy with Spotify. Joined Premium yesterday but one of the frustrating things about the player is that if you are streaming music over a slow 3G network (i.e. not WIFI) you can't pause the trac...
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download location

Is it possible to chance the download location on my android phone?

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  • Is it possible to chance the download location on my android phone?
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Any news on sending track data via A2DP bluetooth

On my Galaxy S2, the standard music player correctly sends full track information to my Bluetooth enabled car stereo (nissan leaf, AVRCP 1.3). Google music also works With Spotify on the S2, whilst I can play audio fine, and skip forward/back, no tra...

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  • On my Galaxy S2, the standard music player correctly sends full track information to my Bluetooth enabled car stereo (nissan leaf, AVRCP 1.3). Google music also works With Spotify on the S2, whil...
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High battery drain in network where Spotify is blocked (and the app running on background)

Hello, I live in Finland where the state-run railway company (VR) recently blocked Spotify and other music and video streaming services from their on board Wi-Fi. (Apparently because of the high bandwith usage they cause.) While travelling by train I...

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  • Hello,   I live in Finland where the state-run railway company (VR) recently blocked Spotify and other music and video streaming services from their on board Wi-Fi. (Apparently because of the ...
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Problems with Spotify

I have addressed this issue for two weeks now. It has gotten much worse. I can not modify my spotify on FB it gives me a whitelist error message.. I can not make any privacy changes on FB to Spotify they will not allow me. NOW I CAN NOT LOAD SPOTIUFY...

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  • I have addressed this issue for two weeks now. It has gotten much worse. I can not modify my spotify on FB it gives me a whitelist error message.. I can not make any privacy changes on FB to Spotify ...
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Can't read song info when using outdoors.

Why is the background black and the text dark grey? I use Spotify while driving, and cannot read the track info at all. Is there any way to change this? Or will this come out in some future update long after I go back to Pandora?

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  • Why is the background black and the text dark grey? I use Spotify while driving, and cannot read the track info at all. Is there any way to change this? Or will this come out in some future update lo...
  • Peter__
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Solved!! sound disappeared on HTC one X

I have currently a premium spotify account. For some weeks(!) now the sound on my spotifymusic have been gone. When I start a track, it seems to be playing, as the timeline moves, but there is no sound. There is no problem with the general soundfunct...

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  • I have currently a premium spotify account. For some weeks(!) now the sound on my spotifymusic have been gone. When I start a track, it seems to be playing, as the timeline moves, but there is no sou...
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Solved!! General questions

I'm intrigued, but there are some 'must have' features that I need before I'll pay for premium. I looked around but can't seem to get straight answers.... 1 - I want to use spotify to play the music already on my phone (sd card). Is that possible?2 -...

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  • I'm intrigued, but there are some 'must have' features that I need before I'll pay for premium.  I looked around but can't seem to get straight answers....     1 - I want to use spo...
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Received second "Free trial" of premium?

A while back I was downloading misc apps just trying stuff out. i redeemed my free trial of spotify and didnt use it. at all. So I decided i was going to finally pay for premium, but to do so, you have to get "another" free trial then pay for it.. We...

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  • A while back I was downloading misc apps just trying stuff out. i redeemed my free trial of spotify and didnt use it. at all. So I decided i was going to finally pay for premium, but to do so, you ha...
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What is the used bandwith of the app for Premium account?

I have only 3 GB of internet traffic per mounth, so I should know what is the quantity of data downloaded by Spotify app, per second or minute, during the use (listening of song). Thanks

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  • I have only 3 GB of internet traffic per mounth, so I should know what is the quantity of data downloaded by Spotify app, per second or minute, during the use (listening of song).   Thanks &n...
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Audio normalisierung

Hallo wann kommt denn diese Feature für die Android App? Die Lieder unterscheiden sich leider stark in der Lautstärke

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  • Hallo wann kommt denn diese Feature für die Android App? Die Lieder unterscheiden sich leider stark in der Lautstärke 😞
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White screen and force close on startup

I just did a factory reset and a SD card format on my Samsung Galaxy S (2.2 froyo). I downloaded Spotify from Google Play and when I try to start it I get:1. White screen followed by vibration2. Two short vibrations3. Error message "The application S...

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  • I just did a factory reset and a SD card format on my Samsung Galaxy S (2.2 froyo). I downloaded Spotify from Google Play and when I try to start it I get: 1. White screen followed by vibration 2...
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Radio refuses to work

Hi there, I am currently running the latest version of the spotify android app(0.5.12.52) on my HTC DNA. I am a premium user, and I don't use the radio feature all too often, because it sucks up data like no other, but when I do, I would prefer if it...

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  • Hi there, I am currently running the latest version of the spotify android app(0.5.12.52) on my HTC DNA. I am a premium user, and I don't use the radio feature all too often, because it sucks up data...
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android

I downloaded spotify to my samsung galaxy tablet. when i went to log on, it it asking me sign up for a premium membership. I can't get any of my music. How do i fix the problem

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  • I downloaded spotify to my samsung galaxy tablet.  when i went to log on, it it asking me sign up for a premium membership.  I can't get any of my music.  How do i fix the problem
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