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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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  • Alex
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't remove widget from lockscreen

This widget pops up on my lock screen whenever I play something. I don't know why this is happening now, it wasn't like this before. I've tried everything to get rid of it. I turned off my lock screen widgets, even all of my notifications. It's so an...

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  • This widget pops up on my lock screen whenever I play something. I don't know why this is happening now, it wasn't like this before. I've tried everything to get rid of it. I turned off my lock scree...
  • AlejaR
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Superuser Contribution Shared links doesn't work whatsapp 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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Solved!! How to stop Spotify from opening upon smartphone reboot?

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10eOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueDear all! I am new to this forum and I have a question.Whenever I reboot my smartphone Spotify starts with the last song/playlist/... active (see attache...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy S10e Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue Dear all!   I am new to this forum and ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Clacking" Unknown unwanted sounds on soft solo piano songs. Multiple platforms, multiple artists.

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung S7+ Tablet, S21 phone, Bose surround speakers, Toyota Prius speakers, Onkyo receiver, Pioneer speakers (from the 1980's), Sennheizer headphonesOperating System. Windows 10, Android 10-12My Question or IssueI he...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device Samsung S7+ Tablet, S21 phone, Bose surround speakers, Toyota Prius speakers, Onkyo receiver, Pioneer speakers (from the 1980's), Sennheizer headphones Oper...
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Superuser Contribution Bug: Podcasts vanish when sorting by "recently updated"

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceGoogle Pixel 5Operating SystemAndroid 13Spotify Version8.7.88.496 My Question or IssueI updated my app yesterday for the first time in a while, and now it is misbehaving. When I go to Library/Podcasts & Shows, I see all the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Google Pixel 5 Operating System Android 13 Spotify Version 8.7.88.496   My Question or Issue I updated my app yesterday for the first time in a while, ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local songs are not recognized

Plan PremiumCountry GermanyDevice Samsung Galaxy S20+Operating System Android version 13Spotify Version 8.7.88.496 On my desktop Spotify recognizes and plays the local songs. On my smartphone however the app doesn't find the songs anymore. "Show audi...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy S20+ Operating System Android version 13 Spotify Version 8.7.88.496   On my desktop Spotify recognizes and plays the local ...
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Superuser Contribution Accidentally deleted a song from the song radio

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceSamsung Galaxy S9Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI accidentally deleted a song from the song radio station. In fact, it is the song that the radio station is based on, "Kill Jill". I cannot seem to find a way t...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device Samsung Galaxy S9 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I accidentally deleted a song from the song radio station. In fact, it is the so...
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Superuser Contribution Fix Volvo Spotify app (Google play app) not updating playlists with music

The app does not update the playlist when adding music. The list can be updated by name, but the list does not update when adding more music to it at all. Reinstalling the app via built in Google Play in the Volvo car does not help at all.

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  • The app does not update the playlist when adding music. The list can be updated by name, but the list does not update when adding more music to it at all. Reinstalling the app via built in Google P...
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Superuser Contribution App search not working on my android devices

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy Note9, Samsung Galaxy A30, Desktop(Windows), WebplayerOperating SystemAndroid 10, Windows 11 My Question or IssueThe issue is search and only the search is not working properly only on my Android devices ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy Note9, Samsung Galaxy A30, Desktop(Windows), Webplayer Operating System Android 10, Windows 11   My Question or Issue The issue is se...
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Solved!! How to hide "Recommended Songs" for personal playlists?

Hi.How do I hide the "Recommended Songs" tab below playlists I created myself?Until now, I always kept this feature hidden, because it bothers me when I scroll to the end of my playlist and there are songs listed that I did not specifically add mysel...

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  • Hi. How do I hide the "Recommended Songs" tab below playlists I created myself? Until now, I always kept this feature hidden, because it bothers me when I scroll to the end of my playlist and there...
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Superuser Contribution New phone/lost premium

Hi. Got a new phone (same number) spotify premium service didn't migrate to new phone.Paying for the service for 3 months without enjoying the benifits of premium. No fun..Tried to contact spotify. Seems impossible to this technically disadvantaged d...

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  • Hi. Got a new phone (same number) spotify premium service didn't migrate to new phone. Paying for the service for 3 months without enjoying the benifits of premium. No fun.. Tried to contact spotif...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution No Internet Connection Available on 4G - every other app works.

I'm a spotify premium member, I have had this problem for several days and I need some help with it. I am using an Xperia XZ1 Compact that is running Android. Spotify is giving me a 'No internet connection available" message and will not play songs a...

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  • I'm a spotify premium member, I have had this problem for several days and I need some help with it.  I am using an Xperia XZ1 Compact that is running Android.   Spotify is giving me a ...
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Superuser Contribution Random Songs Playing Even When Autoplay Off

PlanFreeCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceMoto G PlayOperating SystemAndroid 7.1.1My Question or Issue So I had the same issue before: even when Autoplay is disabled, random songs that I don't want to hear still play. Even when listening from an a...

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  • Plan Free Country United States of America Device Moto G Play Operating System Android 7.1.1 My Question or Issue  So I had the same issue before: even when Autoplay is disabled, random...
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Disable auto download of updated music playlists

Please add an option to disable auto downloading of music playlists whenever it's updated. A similar to option can be found in Google Play for apps Auto-update, as some Wi-Fi connections are capped/limited data allowance. Add option for manual updati...

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  • Please add an option to disable auto downloading of music playlists whenever it's updated. A similar to option can be found in Google Play for apps Auto-update, as some Wi-Fi connections are capped/l...
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Superuser Contribution CONSTANT pitch change during bluetooth playback. Grrrrr

The last 2 weeks the spotify app on my Samsung A52s is constantly pitching up and down when playing over bluetooth. It's absolutely unusable. It doesn't happen with any other app that plays audio so it's really spotify-specific. It's really horrible....

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  • The last 2 weeks the spotify app on my Samsung A52s is constantly pitching up and down when playing over bluetooth. It's absolutely unusable.   It doesn't happen with any other app that plays ...
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Superuser Contribution Sort albums from newest

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceSamsung S20Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueIn the past, in Library -> Albums section, when sorting "from newest" the albums on top would be the last added (liked) in the past. Now it seems that albums I li...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Samsung S20 Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue In the past, in Library -> Albums section, when sorting "from newest" the albums on...
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Superuser Contribution Local files

PlanFreeCountryItalyDeviceSamsung a53 5GMy Question or IssueHi guys, i had my playlists with music downloaded on my phone, today i updated the app and spotify says that it can't reproduce this content now

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  • Plan Free Country Italy Device Samsung a53 5G My Question or Issue Hi guys, i had my playlists with music downloaded on my phone, today i updated the app and spotify says that it can't reprodu...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast Filter Not Working

PlanFreeCountry DeviceSamsung Galaxy S20 FE My Question or IssueThe podcast filter button us not working and i cannot sort it to unplayed. I have tried to restart the app, uninstall the app, restart my phone, logging out of the app and logging in (mu...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Samsung Galaxy S20 FE   My Question or Issue The podcast filter button us not working and i cannot sort it to unplayed. I have tried to restart the app, u...
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Superuser Contribution Audio quality selection locked

PlanPremium DuoCountryMéxicoDeviceHuawei Nova 9Operating SystemEMUI 12.0.1 My Question or IssueDoes not allow selection of audio quality. Many other options are still disabled in the menu

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country México Device Huawei Nova 9 Operating System EMUI 12.0.1   My Question or Issue Does not allow selection of audio quality. Many other options are still disable...
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