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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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Offline playlists downloaded, but soon not downloaded...

Yeah. I download a playlist on my android app (and premium account ofc) and it should then be on my phone to listen to at all times. However... if I either restart the phone or it's just idle for a longer period of time, it appears as not downloaded....

  • Casual Listener
  • Yeah. I download a playlist on my android app (and premium account ofc) and it should then be on my phone to listen to at all times. However... if I either restart the phone or it's just idle for a l...
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Solved!! file location for synced local tracks?

When syncing local tracks (MP3s) from a PC to android, where do the files go? Are they playable by other player apps? Since the new android version can't import local tracks on the phone, the only way to get them playable is to sync them from the PC ...

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  • When syncing local tracks (MP3s) from a PC to android, where do the files go?  Are they playable by other player apps?   Since the new android version can't import local tracks on the p...
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With latest radio version, frequently, sound volume goes to zero!

[I posted this on the Spotify Community Wish List Thread, but maybe it's better here.] Ever since I added the latest version, frequently, Spotify cuts the audio volume to zero. The track is shown as playing, but no sound! I've tested it all sorts of ...

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  • [I posted this on the Spotify Community Wish List Thread, but maybe it's better here.]   Ever since I added the latest version, frequently, Spotify cuts the audio volume to zero. The tr...
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HTC Desire - Spotify doesn't synchronize all my playlists!

I organized several albums (no local files) in Spotify in folders and playlists. Then I started synchronizing the music to my HTC Desire with both applications running. At first synchronizing worked fine. Now part of my playlists have been synchroniz...

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  • I organized several albums (no local files) in Spotify in folders and playlists. Then I started synchronizing the music to my HTC Desire with both applications running.   At first synchroniz...
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Bug: Song playing info in system bar incorrect

When I skip a song from the locked screen, the song playing info in the system bar is incorrect (it constenty shows the last song that was played). Doing the same thing in the unlocked mode works fine.

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  • When I skip a song from the locked screen, the song playing info in the system bar is incorrect (it constenty shows the last song that was played). Doing the same thing in the unlocked mode works fin...
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What happened to local music?

I cant find a way to add any local tracks to my playlists - in the old app there used to be an item called "local music" which allowed you to browse all local stored music. This seems to be gone now. The beta version didnt have any problems playing l...

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  • I cant find a way to add any local tracks to my playlists - in the old app  there used to be an item called "local music" which allowed you to browse all local stored music. This seems to be gon...
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New update (0.5.3.56) available at Google Play

A new update, version 0.5.3.56 is available at Google Play. New features are: Better reporting of why you are offline NFC sharing on ICS Audio effects on ICS Fixes: "More crashes and bugs are now history" is all it says! No word at all on if the most...

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  • A new update, version 0.5.3.56 is available at Google Play.   New features are: Better reporting of why you are offline NFC sharing on ICS Audio effects on ICS Fixes: "More cra...
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Add to Queue option

I seem to have lost the "Add to Queue" option on the menu of an album or track on Android. I'm on version 0.5.3.56. Anyone got any suggestions as to where it has gone?

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  • I seem to have lost the "Add to Queue" option on the menu of an album or track on Android. I'm on version 0.5.3.56. Anyone got any suggestions as to where it has gone?
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CM9 with DSP Manager

Hi. I'm using Cyanogenmod 9 with the new version of Spotify. The problem is that CM9 have DSP Manager to adjust equalizer settings, and that one won't work with Spotify. The help file for DSP Manager states the following: DSP Manager is per-output au...

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  • Hi.   I'm using Cyanogenmod 9 with the new version of Spotify. The problem is that CM9 have DSP Manager to adjust equalizer settings, and that one won't work with Spotify.   The h...
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Spotify Ad claimed Mobile wouldn't be "just a free trial"

While listening to Spotify Free yesterday, an Ad (the voiced kind) popped up and said something along the lines of:"Hello Spotify Free users! You can now listen to Spotify on your cellphone for free. Not just a free trial, always free, always availab...

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  • While listening to Spotify Free yesterday, an Ad (the voiced kind) popped up and said something along the lines of: "Hello Spotify Free users! You can now listen to Spotify on  your cellphone...
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How to check how much space spotify uses on my mobile

Hi there, I have sync'd two playlists on my HTC Desire. 500 tracks-ish. Android says Spotify is using 6MB of data: unlikely! Where can I check how much space spotify is using?

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  • Hi there,   I have sync'd two playlists on my HTC Desire. 500 tracks-ish. Android says Spotify is using 6MB of data: unlikely! Where can I check how much space spotify is using?
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Organise music within a playlist

I was wondering if there was a way to reorganize the music within a playlist after it has been downloaded to my phone. I only really use my starred playlist and on my phone the music is organized by download date. I want it to be organized by artist....

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  • I was wondering if there was a way to reorganize the music within a playlist after it has been downloaded to my phone. I only really use my starred playlist and on my phone the music is organized by ...
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Solved!! Force close on HTC One X

I have a HTC One X and was looking forward to getting Spotify running on my new phone. As soon as I open the app it allows me to sign in, displaying the data use message and licence agreement. However after accepting both it crashes and force closes....

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  • I have a HTC One X and was looking forward to getting Spotify running on my new phone.    As soon as I open the app it allows me to sign in, displaying the data use message and licence ag...
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Can I keep using android version Spotify 0.4.12.180 ?

Android version 0.4.12.180 works really perfect on my yarvik tab 250 (cheap cheap tablet, bought two devices to connect to my hifi sets). The newerk versions (0.5...) are a bit heavy on my tablets, they are slow and don't give me the good spotify exp...

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  • Android version 0.4.12.180 works really perfect on my yarvik tab 250 (cheap cheap tablet, bought two devices to connect to my hifi sets).   The newerk versions (0.5...) are a bit heavy on my...
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Local files sync?

Okay guys so I have an adroid phone, more specifically an LG Optimus V. Okay so I downloaded some files from a mixtape site and they are .mp3 format. So I logged into spotify and the tracks were listed in the local files. Now I'm trying to sync the l...

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  • Okay guys so I have an adroid phone, more specifically an LG Optimus V. Okay so I downloaded some files from a mixtape site and they are .mp3 format. So I logged into spotify and the tracks were list...
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Solved!! Do offline playlists store duplicates from other playlists?

Question is in title really but ill expand. Say i have 2 playlists Playlist 1 Pop song Rock song Playlist 2 Country song Rap song OK still with me? Now I store both of those offline OK? Now if i make a new playlist, containing a song from EACH playli...

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  • Question is in title really but ill expand.   Say i have 2 playlists   Playlist 1 Pop song Rock song   Playlist 2 Country song Rap song   OK still ...
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After the newest update spotify crashes on my phone (Samsung galaxy S2)

The application crashes everytime im starting it since the latest update. I have done a fabric re-install and i have tryed to re-install the program, Please help me. The worst part i that there is no support to call! Thanks / SAmuel

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  • The application crashes everytime im starting it since the latest update.  I have done a fabric re-install and i have tryed to re-install the program, Please help me.  The worst part i ...
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Starring Songs On Android App

Just so you guys know, the starring system on Android does not function effeciently. When the user is looking at a list of tracks and presses on one until the menut comes up, they can then select to "Star" the song but then if the user selects that s...

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  • Just so you guys know, the starring system on Android does not function effeciently. When the user is looking at a list of tracks and presses on one until the menut comes up, they can then select to ...
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FIX for Android 4.1 JellyBean Downloading Issues!

I found today that if you try to download a playlist and it doesn't work (everybody with android 4.1) that as soon as you plug it into a usb port the downloads start immediately. More of a work-around then a fix. But it works!

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  • I found today that if you try to download a playlist and it doesn't work (everybody with android 4.1) that as soon as you plug it into a usb port the downloads start immediately.  More of a wo...
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Equalizer and audio effects on HTC Wildfire

Hello, I just update the new version of Spotify, on a 2.2.1 Android (no root). It's a HTC Wildfire smartphone. I can't access Equalizer and audio features, they don't appear in the Spotify's settings or the android's settings. Where could I find them...

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  • Hello,   I just update the new version of Spotify, on a 2.2.1 Android (no root). It's a HTC Wildfire smartphone.   I can't access Equalizer and audio features, they don't appear in ...
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