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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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Superuser Contribution Spotify streams at low quality

PlanPremiumCountryUkDevice(Samsung Galaxy 10, Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows 10, Ipad)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhen streaming spotify (using spotify connect or voice commands) on google speakers/google ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country Uk Device (Samsung Galaxy 10, Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows 10, Ipad) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue When streami...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists in folders won't stay custom sorted

PlanPremium CountryUSA DevicePixel 5 Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI can no longer keep my playlists custom-sorted in folders on the android app. Whatever sorting I do in Windows doesn't transfer over to Android as it normally does. ...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device Pixel 5   Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I can no longer keep my playlists custom-sorted in folders on the and...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Playlists] Emine topdaş

Hello,My name is Emine Topdaş. I use spotify and I like this app. I wanted to write down an error I saw. I am using an android phone. If the phone screen is off and you want to change the music, first the stop icon becomes active, then the icon showi...

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  • Hello, My name is Emine Topdaş. I use spotify and I like this app. I wanted to write down an error I saw. I am using an android phone. If the phone screen is off and you want to change the music, fi...
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Superuser Contribution Can no longer add album to playlist

PlanFreeCountryUnited States of AmericaDevice(OnePlus 7 pro)Operating System(Android 11) My Question or IssueWhen I press the three dots the "add to playlist" option no longer appears, I have uninstalled and reinstalled the app and it's very annoying...

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  • Plan Free Country United States of America Device (OnePlus 7 pro) Operating System (Android 11)   My Question or Issue When I press the three dots the "add to playlist" option no longe...
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Superuser Contribution Can't Load Spotify on Digitel 4G (Mobile Data)

PlanFreeCountryVenezuelaDeviceInfinix Hot 10Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or Issue English: I have a problem with Spotify and my new Digitel phone line (A telecom service provider from here in Venezuela), because, when I use my Digitel mobil...

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  • Plan Free Country Venezuela Device Infinix Hot 10 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue   English:   I have a problem with Spotify and my new Digitel phone li...
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Impossible to shuffle an album

Plan PremiumCountry UKDevice ASUS ROG Phone IIOperating System Android 10My Question or IssueThe behavior of the play button seems to have changed, which makes it impossible to shuffle albums properly anymore. It used to be the play button would shuf...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device ASUS ROG Phone II Operating System Android 10 My Question or Issue The behavior of the play button seems to have changed, which makes it impossible to shuffle al...
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[Android][Your Library] Bring just press play feature back

Bring back just press play feature, it would pick playlists for you and new music and just cycle through it. It was at the top of made for you for like a week and I loved it, I have a hard time mentally making simple decisions so this made my life a ...

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  • Bring back just press play feature, it would pick playlists for you and new music and just cycle through it. It was at the top of made for you for like a week and I loved it, I have a hard time menta...
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Superuser Contribution A song i played an hour ago appears on the notification bar but not the current song

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSamsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G Operating SystemAndroid 11 When a song plays long enough in the app but you bring down the notification bar and it shows a song you were playing an hour or so ago...anyone else have this weird issue?...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G  Operating System Android 11     When a song plays long enough in the app but you bring down the notification bar and ...
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Superuser Contribution Changing the default shuffle setting

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceComputerOperating SystemWin 10 My Question or IssueHow do I change the default shuffle setting. From other forums I can see support answering that I just need to start an album by double-clicking the first song instead of the...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Computer Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue How do I change the default shuffle setting. From other forums I can see support answering th...
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Superuser Contribution Connect to Heos completely broken

PlanPremium / FamiliyCountryGermany DevicesOnePlus 6T, Huawei Media Tablet Pro, Linux clientOperating SystemAndroid 11, Gentoo Linux Spotify Connect to Heos Marantz SR 5012 stopped suddenly stopped working yesterday (2021-11-17) While streaming music...

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  • Plan Premium / Familiy Country Germany   Devices OnePlus 6T, Huawei Media Tablet Pro, Linux client Operating System Android 11, Gentoo Linux   Spotify Connect to Heos Marantz SR 5...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Are you able to sync FLAC files from desktop to mobile?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceHuawei P30 LiteOperating SystemEMUI 10.0.00 My Question or IssueI recently changed all my files from MP3 to FLAC and all my FLAC files work on desktop but when I try to sync them to my phone it doesn't work and I just ge...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Huawei P30 Lite Operating System EMUI 10.0.00   My Question or Issue I recently changed all my files from MP3 to FLAC and all my FLAC files work on d...
  • Jeremy
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Can't download my songs to SD Card on Spotify Lite

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DeviceSony Xperia L1Operating SystemAndroid Nougat 7.0 My Question or IssueI was using the default Spotify until today, when I tried the Lite version. I loved it, however, I can't find the option to download my songs to the S...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device Sony Xperia L1 Operating System Android Nougat 7.0   My Question or Issue I was using the default Spotify until today, when I tried the Lite ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Won't Sync from my Macbook Air to my Android Phone

Plan DuoPremiumCountry USA Local Files from Macbook Air iOS 10, trying to sync onto Andoid Phone, LG G7 ThinQ I have a playlist on my desktop Spotify from local files, and it plays fine on my Macbook. But on my Spotify app on my LG G7 ThinQ, the play...

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  • Plan Duo Premium Country USA   Local Files from Macbook Air iOS 10, trying to sync onto Andoid Phone, LG G7 ThinQ   I have a playlist on my desktop Spotify from local files, and it pl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't play local file songs on mobile.

PlanPremiumCountry: Switzerland DeviceSamsung galaxy S20Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or Issue Whenever i try to play songs that i uploaded from my local files from my computer on my phone, there is an exclamation mark under them, they're gr...

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  •   Plan Premium Country: Switzerland   Device Samsung galaxy S20 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue   Whenever i try to play songs that i uploaded from ...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists not syncing/new local files not downloading from Macbook to Android

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10eOperating System(Android 11) My Question or Issue For the past few days one of my playlists has taken either multiple hours to sync to my Android or it doesn't sync at all. If I add the same son...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy S10e Operating System (Android 11)   My Question or Issue   For the past few days one of my playlists has taken either mu...
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Superuser Contribution Local music files: Song Couldn't be Downloaded

Plan: Premium MiniCountry: IndiaDevice: Tested on Motorola One Power (Android 10), Samsung M21 (Android 11) Operating System: Tested with Windows, Mac and Ubuntu My Question or IssueI have added local MP3 files to Spotify app in my computer (legal fi...

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  • Plan: Premium Mini Country: India Device: Tested on Motorola One Power (Android 10), Samsung M21 (Android 11)  Operating System: Tested with Windows, Mac and Ubuntu   My Ques...
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Superuser Contribution Automatic start of the app on mobile, how to remove?

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDeviceGoogle Pixel 4a 5GOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or Issue The app launches automatically and s...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country Russia Device Google Pixel 4a 5G Operating System ...
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Superuser Contribution Crashing When Screen Turns Off (All Devices)

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSA Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue: Across all devices (Android, PC, and Macbook), once the screen goes off, the current son...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA   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] Bring back lower volume for notifications

Notifications completely pauses the music I'm listening to instead of just lowering the volume. It was fine until an update recently. There does not appear to be an option for it any more. Why was this taken away? Muting notifications is not an optio...

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  • Notifications completely pauses the music I'm listening to instead of just lowering the volume. It was fine until an update recently. There does not appear to be an option for it any more. Why was th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist not loading

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDevice Acer Iconia TabletOperating SystemAndroid 7.0 Kernel Version 4.4.22 My Question or IssueSince the update this morning my Spotify has been unable to play or load any songs or playlists. I have already tried signing out then...

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  •   Plan Free Country Canada Device   Acer Iconia Tablet Operating System Android 7.0 Kernel Version 4.4.22   My Question or Issue Since the update this morning my Spotif...
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