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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't like anymore song on my mobile

PlanPremiumCountryFranceOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI'm not able to had song to my liked title from my phone although my playlist has around 1000 title Moreover I can still like them from my pc wich had them to liked title but they st...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I'm not able to had song to my liked title from my phone although my playlist has around 1000 title&nb...
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Superuser Contribution Lost of referral link for two months

Recently just got a notification for a 2 month referral link and then lost it. Checked my email and everything and it isnt present.

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  • Recently just got a notification for a 2 month referral link and then lost it. Checked my email and everything and it isnt present.
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Superuser Contribution Android Spotify current song playing bug

PlanFreeCountryUASDeviceSamsung Galaxy 8Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueIs anyone else on android having a bug where it will show a previous song that is different to the one that is currently playing? The length section of the song is al...

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  •   Plan Free Country UAS Device Samsung Galaxy 8 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Is anyone else on android having a bug where it will show a previous song that is ...
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Superuser Contribution Hide Songs from "Recommendations for this Playlist"

If you go into your Personal Playlist there is a Tab at the bottom called "Recommendations based on your Playlist". After using this Feature a lot all the undesired Songs that I never enjoyed are still in there and keep popping up, while Im trying to...

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  • If you go into your Personal Playlist there is a Tab at the bottom called "Recommendations based on your Playlist". After using this Feature a lot all the undesired Songs that I never enjoyed are sti...
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Superuser Contribution LG Tv app will suddenly not play any music

Recently my LG nanocell Tv has stopped playing any music. Clicking on any song does not change the current playing song or give us any audio (not actually playing but just listed in the bottom corner). No errors appear on screen, tried different play...

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  • Recently my LG nanocell Tv has stopped playing any music. Clicking on any song does not change the current playing song or give us any audio (not actually playing but just listed in the bottom corner...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Developer] Fix Spotify being Interrupted by Notifications while playing over Bluetooth

While driving in my car, I play Spotify on the radio through Bluetooth. The songs/podcast skip and pause everytime I get a notification. Even if they are on silent. Please fix this. It is very very annoying.

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  • While driving in my car, I play Spotify on the radio through Bluetooth. The songs/podcast skip and pause everytime I get a notification. Even if they are on silent. Please fix this. It is very very a...
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Superuser Contribution Bug: Audio cuts out when starting or stopping wireless charging

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy 8+Operating SystemAndroid 9, December 1, 2020 security patchSpotify Version 8.6.84.1240 My Question or IssueWhen my phone stops or starts wireless charging, the sound cuts out for about a half secon...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy 8+ Operating System Android 9, December 1, 2020 security patch Spotify Version  8.6.84.1240   My Question or Issue When ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Play "local files" on my mobile device

What's the easiest way to be able to play "local files" that reside on my desktop device on my mobile? After bringing them in to the desktop Spotify client as a playlist I'm able to play them there, and the playlist appears on my mobile client, but t...

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  • What's the easiest way to be able to play "local files" that reside on my desktop device on my mobile? After bringing them in to the desktop Spotify client as a playlist I'm able to play them there, ...
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Superuser Contribution Heart button not responding

Device: ZTE Axon 7 (ZTE a2017G)Android 8.0.0BelgiumPremium account Hi, I basically only use spotify to listen to my liked songs, so now that my heart button stopped working everywhere, the app became pretty useless. It started about a month ago, when...

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  • Device: ZTE Axon 7 (ZTE a2017G) Android 8.0.0 Belgium Premium account   Hi,   I basically only use spotify to listen to my liked songs, so now that my heart button stopped working ev...
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Solved!! Can't Like Songs on Android

Last week my Spotify app on Android started giving me trouble. I can unlike songs but I can't like any new songs. It seems to be working perfectly fine on the web player. I've tried clearing the cache and starting with a fresh install of Spotify to n...

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  • Last week my Spotify app on Android started giving me trouble.  I can unlike songs but I can't like any new songs.  It seems to be working perfectly fine on the web player.  I've tried...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics not showing for some songs

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceSamsung galaxy s9Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueHi, even though some songs present the label 'lyrics' they don't appear in the now playing screen, instead there's an error message ("can't load the lyrics f...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Italy Device Samsung galaxy s9 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Hi, even though some songs present the label 'lyrics' they don't appear i...
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Superuser Contribution Landscape view doesn't work

So frustrating that landscape view still doesn't work for the 'album art / song played right now - mode'. As you can see in the picture, this screen gets stuck on vertical mode. I want to view this horizontally. Especially when I'm working from home ...

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  •     So frustrating that landscape view still doesn't work for the 'album art / song played right now - mode'. As you can see in the picture, this screen gets stuck on vertical mode. I wan...
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BMW iDrive6 and Spotify Not Working

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceSamsung J5 Operating SystemAndroid version: J530 FXXU 3BRJ2 My Question or IssueI have a BMW with iDrive 6, fully updated as is my mobile. I was able to 'see' my playloists from the Spotify app installed on the car iDrive a...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Samsung J5   Operating System Android version: J530 FXXU 3BRJ2   My Question or Issue I have a BMW with iDrive 6, fully updated as is my mo...
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Add or remove songs to playlist easily Android Automotive

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceAndroid Automotive on Polestar 2Operating SystemAndroid R My Question or Issue I really miss the ability to add a song to a playlist quickly and easily on android automotive. I have multiple playlists I listen to fr...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Android Automotive on Polestar 2 Operating System Android R   My Question or Issue   I really miss the ability to add a song to a playlist...
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Impossible to use Spotify on android

PlanFree/PremiumCountry 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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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   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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Issues with UI on home page (Missing "Good Morning/afternoon/evening" section"

Hey, so my issue is basically that my spotify home page is no longer showing the new UI, just recently played instead. I really liked the new UI and can't get it back after many updates from the play store. I've done a clean install, cleared cache an...

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  • Hey, so my issue is basically that my spotify home page is no longer showing the new UI, just recently played instead. I really liked the new UI and can't get it back after many updates from the play...
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Superuser Contribution Turn OFF Lyrics Search

PlanPremiumOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueA recent update now searches the lyrics of songs when I type something in the search bar, not just the titles of songs. How do I turn off this feature?For example: if I'm looking for "The Banks o...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Android    My Question or Issue A recent update now searches the lyrics of songs when I type something in the search bar, not just the titles of song...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle is not playing all songs from my playlist and saved songs

PlanPremium (means I'm paying, so I'm expecting a proper solution)CountryHungaryDeviceXiaomi 9T ProOperating SystemAndroid latest My Question or IssueI have 950 saved songs, which is about 55 hours. I start them on my phone in the app, turn on shuffl...

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  • Plan Premium (means I'm paying, so I'm expecting a proper solution) Country Hungary Device Xiaomi 9T Pro Operating System Android latest   My Question or Issue I have 950 saved songs, ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify and Google Clock Alarm Issues

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceGoogle Pixel 6 ProOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueSo I just purchased a new Google Pixel 6 Pro and I thought the connectivity issue between the default alarm clock and Spotify should have been fixed by now...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Google Pixel 6 Pro Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue So I just purchased a new Google Pixel 6 Pro and I thought the connectivity iss...
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Superuser Contribution Getting back to my subscription after reinstalling Spotify on mobile

PlanStudent Device (Hisense E40)Operating System(Android) My Question or IssueReinstalled Spotify only to lose all my music, even my account is now on Free, though I'm registered for a student. How do I go back to my Student subscription?

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  •   Plan Student   Device  (Hisense E40) Operating System (Android)   My Question or Issue Reinstalled Spotify only to lose all my music, even my account is now on Free, t...
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