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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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  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Spofity not working offline

PlanPremium DuoCountryCanadaDeviceSamsung Galaxy s9 My Question or IssueMy spofity doesn't work offline. I downloaded 2 playlists which don't work offline, I tried deleting spofity then downloading it again and it still didn't work.

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country Canada Device Samsung Galaxy s9   My Question or Issue My spofity doesn't work offline. I downloaded 2 playlists which don't work offline, I tried deleting spofi...
  • Dian
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Songs stop about 10 seconds in

My spotify was doing great until yesterday afternoon. I was driving and my spotify just stopped, so i pulled up my phone and there was a message. Something about a disc or something but i couldn't read it because i was in a hurry, so I exited out and...

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  • My spotify was doing great until yesterday afternoon. I was driving and my spotify just stopped, so i pulled up my phone and there was a message. Something about a disc or something but i couldn't re...
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Switching Playback When Using App on Connected Device

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceGalaxy S21, Galaxy Tab S8Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueOn Samsung Galaxy devices (my phone and tablet), your earbuds have the ability to switch back and forth between devices depending on what med...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Galaxy S21, Galaxy Tab S8 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue On Samsung Galaxy devices (my phone and tablet), your earbuds hav...
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Superuser Contribution No Sound on Instagram Stories

I can easily share to Instagram Stories but for some reason, the sound won't play. I've checked the sound on/off button when posting in stories and it's not the issue. PlanPremium CountryPhilippines DevicePoco F2 Pro Operating SystemAndroid 10, MiUI ...

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  • I can easily share to Instagram Stories but for some reason, the sound won't play. I've checked the sound on/off button when posting in stories and it's not the issue.    Plan Premium &...
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Superuser Contribution Sleep timer no longer working via Spotify Connect

Like a lot of people I put some music on when I go to sleep, and I use a sleep timer to shut it off after an hour. I always use this via Spotify Connect on some Bose Soundtouch speakers, which I've had for about five years. Within the past week or so...

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  • Like a lot of people I put some music on when I go to sleep, and I use a sleep timer to shut it off after an hour. I always use this via Spotify Connect on some Bose Soundtouch speakers, which I've h...
  • Aure-l-ain
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Superuser Contribution Liked songs filters styles are broken. The chips are jumbled on Android.

The filter chips at the top of the liked songs playlist are all jumbled up and unusable after one of the recent updates. The styles are just broken.

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  • The filter chips at the top of the liked songs playlist are all jumbled up and unusable after one of the recent updates. The styles are just broken.
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Superuser Contribution Android Auto playlist sorting

My Question or IssueWhere Spotify on Android now has complete flexibility as to how you want to have your library sorted, Android Auto went in the opposite direction. It now puts last played folders on the top and does the same with the playlists in ...

  • Roadie
  • My Question or Issue Where Spotify on Android now has complete flexibility as to how you want to have your library sorted, Android Auto went in the opposite direction. It now puts last played folder...
  • mozeca
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Default storage location resets after restart, Note 9

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceNote 9Operating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or IssueMy default storage location always resets to internal from SD card after every reboot. I can switch it back to SD card but it'll just change back to internal after I re...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Note 9 Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue My default storage location always resets to internal from SD card after every reboot. ...
  • vaajy
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Superuser Contribution Can't search on Android TV when physical keyboard is connected

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceSharp Android TVOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueWhen a physical keyboard is plugged in (I have a Logitech K400+ with a proprietary USB dongle, not Bluetooth), the TV doesn't show the on-screen keyboard. That'...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Sharp Android TV Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue When a physical keyboard is plugged in (I have a Logitech K400+ with a propri...
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Superuser Contribution Only playing part of playlist when shuffling

When I shuffle my playlist, it will only play some songs but not all of them. I've done some searching and it seems this happens when your playlist is over 200 songs, but mine has only 164. I have tried everything and still can't find a solution. I w...

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  • When I shuffle my playlist, it will only play some songs but not all of them. I've done some searching and it seems this happens when your playlist is over 200 songs, but mine has only 164. I have tr...
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Sound quality does not change when attempting to change it

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy 21+ 5GOperating SystemAndroid Version 13 My Question or IssueI'm pretty good at discerning differences in bit rates. The sound quality does not change when attempting to toggle the setting in streaming, downl...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy 21+ 5G Operating System Android Version 13   My Question or Issue I'm pretty good at discerning differences in bit rates. The sound quali...
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Superuser Contribution pausas

Estoy escuchando música y de repente se pone en pausa y cuando le pongo de nuevo play se pone desde el inicio la canción

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  • Estoy escuchando música y de repente se pone en pausa y cuando le pongo de nuevo play se pone desde el inicio la canción     
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Why is Spotify jumping back to an earlier song on the playlist?

Using the Android app, connected through Bluetooth to my Toyota, car mode off, playing a playlist in order, when it finished song 66, instead of playing song 67, it went back to the start of song 62, and paused. Using the car's controls, I pressed Ne...

  • Casual Listener
  • Using the Android app, connected through Bluetooth to my Toyota, car mode off, playing a playlist in order, when it finished song 66, instead of playing song 67, it went back to the start of song 62,...
  • Eni
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Wear OS Default Playback Device?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceGalaxy Watch 4 Bluetooth + Galaxy S20 PhoneOperating SystemWear OS 3 My Question or IssueIs there a way to set the default playback device on Spotify Wear OS app? I mostly use the watch app outputting to my stereo which wor...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Galaxy Watch 4 Bluetooth + Galaxy S20 Phone Operating System Wear OS 3   My Question or Issue Is there a way to set the default playback device on Spoti...
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Superuser Contribution how to add all songs from another playlist to my liked songs

I am trying to transport my playlist of thousands of songs gathered over many years into my 'liked songs' playlist so that i can use the select for genre function. Preferably without having to go through individually and 'like' them!

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  • I am trying to transport my playlist of thousands of songs gathered over many years into my 'liked songs' playlist so that i can use the select for genre function. Preferably without having to go thr...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution [Localization] Russian localization issue

PlanFree & PremiumCountryRussiaDeviceAll devicesOperating SystemAll operation systems My Question or IssueThere is a wrong russian translation on "Unsubscribe" button. Currenlty it says "Подписка" when you are subscribed and "Подписаться" when you ar...

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  • Plan Free & Premium Country Russia Device All devices Operating System All operation systems   My Question or Issue There is a wrong russian translation on "Unsubscribe" button. Cu...
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Cannot disable lock screen controls in Android 13

PlanFreeCountryU.S.DeviceGoogle Pixel 4aOperating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueWhen upgrading from Android 12 to Android 13, the Spotify lock screen controls started appearing again. They did not appear on the lock screen for Android 12. All ...

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  • Plan Free Country U.S. Device Google Pixel 4a Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue When upgrading from Android 12 to Android 13, the Spotify lock screen controls started ...
  • Cormentia
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Superuser Contribution Stuck on downloading 0 of 1 and never goes away

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceGoogle Pixel 3 XLOperating System Android My Question or Issue I have a bunch of downloaded content successfully on my phone. every now and again the Spotify app will put its downloading songs notification in the motificat...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Google Pixel 3 XL Operating System  Android    My Question or Issue   I have a bunch of downloaded content successfully on my phon...
  • giannello
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Premium does not work with AdGuard DNS

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Desktop App, Web player)Operating System(Android Ubuntu 18) I'm a premium user. I use AdGuard DNS on all platforms I use Spotify with. Since I'm paying a monthly fee to avoid advertisements on Spotify, I...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device (Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Desktop App, Web player) Operating System (Android Ubuntu 18)   I'm a premium user.  I use AdGuard DNS on all platforms I...
  • lemonpie
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