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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 [Android][Playlists] New options for Spotify in your cell phone

Well, I would say that my real idea it is two new music playing options. The first of these ideas we could call it an auto switch off mode or time trial mode. I reached to this idea when I hear music many nights in my life to relax and fall sleep. An...

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  • Well, I would say that my real idea it is two new music playing options.  The first of these ideas we could call it an auto switch off mode or time trial mode. I reached to this idea when I hea...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution No internet connection on first startup

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceSamsung Galaxy S7Operating System8.0.0 My Question or IssueWhen opening the app, it's extremely sluggish. Home, library and settings won't load. A message pops up: 'no internet connection' (or the Dutch translation ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Samsung Galaxy S7 Operating System 8.0.0   My Question or Issue When opening the app, it's extremely sluggish. Home, library and settings won't ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify update with car thing causes car bluetooth to crash

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceS9Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My phone just recently updated with that car mode and stuff. When I try to pair my phone with my 2015 kia optima infinity sound system I get an error that says udevi...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device S9 Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My phone just recently updated with that car mode and stuff. When I try to pair my pho...
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Superuser Contribution Filters Reset/Flash When Interacting With Podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePixel 3Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI've been experiencing issues for the last couple months with podcast filters. If I set a filter, let's say Downloads, and scroll quickly through the list of e...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Pixel 3 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I've been experiencing issues for the last couple months with podcast filters. If I...
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Negative Feedback on new Car Mode layout

Plan premiumCountry USA DeviceGoogle Pixel 4a5GOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueSpotify version 8.6.54.820There was a recent post on this topic by another user in the Ideas section that was quickly closed because it wasn't "clear" enoug...

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  • Plan premium Country USA   Device Google Pixel 4a5G Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Spotify version 8.6.54.820 There was a recent post on this topic by another ...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist share, language changes on instagram story.

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceHuawei Nova 5TOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueHi, So I tried to share my 90s mix playlist on Spotify, and the language keeps changes on the Instagram story. I have tried to share a bunch of other playli...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Huawei Nova 5T Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Hi,    So I tried to share my 90s mix playlist on Spotify, and the l...
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Superuser Contribution Can't stop player on Android (Samsung Note 10+

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceNote 10+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI had the player open and swiped up to close it on the Android "running apps" page. The full-size player closed but then the mini-player fired up and resumed play (!!!)I coul...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Note 10+ Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I had the player open and swiped up to close it on the Android "running apps" page.   The f...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Lyrics

I would like to be able to read song lyrics on the android app. Maybe provide a button that could link to lyrics.

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  • I would like to be able to read song lyrics on the android app. Maybe provide a button that could link to lyrics. 
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Superuser Contribution Sorting podcasts by unplayed results in flashing screen during playback

PlanPremiumCountryNLDeviceMoto G7 PowerOperating System10 My Question or Issue(See title)(Like every five seconds)It stops when screen is changed or phone is switched off and back on.

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  • Plan Premium Country NL Device Moto G7 Power Operating System 10   My Question or Issue (See title) (Like every five seconds) It stops when screen is changed or phone is switched off...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Sound suddenly changes to spacial through earbuds

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Pixel 4aOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Android 11My Question or IssueI do not use any EQ, quality settings are set to very high throughout with optio...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Pixel 4a Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Android 11 My Question or Issue I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Find a like playlist

I liked a playlist but didn't follow it. Is there any way to find the liked playlist?

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  • I liked a playlist but didn't follow it. Is there any way to find the liked playlist?
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Superuser Contribution songs from local archives do not play on the smartphone

PlanPremium CountryBrazil Device(Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro)Operating System(MIUI 12.5.2, Android 11, Windows 10) My Question or Issue I recently formatted my notebook. after that, as usual, I reinstalled spotify desktop and added songs from local files...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Brazil   Device (Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro) Operating System (MIUI 12.5.2, Android 11, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue   I recently formatted ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution SD Card Crashing Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDevicePoco X3 NFCOperating SystemAndroid 11 - MIUI 12.0.8Spotify app Version8.6.54.818 My Question or IssueI've followed the step guide, to a clean install on spotify app, but yet it's not working.When I've changed to the sd c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Poco X3 NFC Operating System Android 11 - MIUI 12.0.8 Spotify app Version 8.6.54.818   My Question or Issue I've followed the step guide, to a clea...
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Superuser Contribution Playback behavior issues on Android

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSamsung Galaxy 9+Operating SystemAndroid Oreo (8.0.0) My Question or IssueWill occasionally pause playback of songs - This can happen between songs AND sudden, mid-track, with the phone screen on AND off, and regardless ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Samsung Galaxy 9+ Operating System Android Oreo (8.0.0)    My Question or Issue Will occasionally pause playback of songs - This can happen...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Hidden songs still play on Chromecast

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10e + ChromecastOperating SystemAndroid 11My Question or IssueOn the Android app, I can 'hide songs' from other peoples' playlists. This is a really great feature, it makes listening to someone else'...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Samsung Galaxy S10e + Chromecast Operating System Android 11 My Question or Issue On the Android app, I can 'hide songs' from other peoples' playlists...
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Superuser Contribution Playing playlist plays Playlist Radio

PlanPremium CountryUnited Kingdom DeviceSamsung S20+ Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI've noticed that sometimes when I shuffle play my main Playlist (which has ~400 songs in it, 37+ hours of music) at some point my Spotify app starts pla...

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  • Plan Premium   Country United Kingdom   Device Samsung S20+   Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I've noticed that sometimes when I shuffle play my main ...
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Superuser Contribution Filter not working properly within folder

Hi, the "downloaded" filter doesn't work within folder on Android.Filter "playlist" + "downloaded" are on, but when I go into my folder, it shows every Playlist, included the one that are not Downloaded, instead of just showing the downloaded playlis...

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  • Hi, the "downloaded" filter doesn't work within folder on Android. Filter "playlist" + "downloaded" are on, but when I go into my folder, it shows every Playlist, included the one that are not Downl...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast queue does not work iOS

Hello everyone,Since more or less one month my podcast queue does not work. I play the first podcast and add to queue an other, but when finalize the first that was playing, the next of the queue list won't play automatic and close the player, the st...

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  • Hello everyone, Since more or less one month my podcast queue does not work. I play the first podcast and add to queue an other, but when finalize the first that was playing, the next of the queue l...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist shuffle resets

PlanPremium CountryUnited Kingdom DeviceSamsung S20+ Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI've noticed an issue for some time now on my mobile phone - when I use Spotify after a break from it, and I use Shuffle Play on my playlist (my normal w...

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  • Plan Premium   Country United Kingdom   Device Samsung S20+   Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I've noticed an issue for some time now on my mobile pho...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android][Playlists] Sort Options for songs within a playlist

Hi, There used to be an option to sort songs in playlist:AlphabeticallyNewly addedTitleAfter the recent update, this option is no longer available. The only option is to manually sort the songs which is a downgrade. I already had a chat with 2 of you...

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  • Hi,   There used to be an option to sort songs in playlist: Alphabetically Newly added Title After the recent update, this option is no longer available. The only option is to manually s...
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