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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 Add next / previous tracks buttons on podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Note 8Operating SystemAndroid oreo My Question or IssueI would like to have a previous track and next track button in addition to fast forward /rewind when listening to podcasts. When driving it would be much safer ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Note 8 Operating System Android oreo   My Question or Issue I would like to have a previous track and next track button in addition to fast forw...
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Spotify keeps downloading files several times, even when these have already been downloaded before

Lately, I have noticed, for the last week, that Spotify starts downloading music files, even after these have been saved on my Samsung S5 SD card. I don't think its normal for this to happen every day for the last week, its like it resets to zero fil...

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  • Lately, I have noticed, for the last week, that Spotify starts downloading music files, even after these have been saved on my Samsung S5 SD card. I don't think its normal for this to happen every da...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play saved/downloaded songs via artist section when on offline mode

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippines DeviceHuawei P30 Lite / Model: MAR-LX2Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or Issue Good day! Recently, I updated (October update) my Spotify app on my Android smartphone. Then I am getting issues wherein I can't play ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines   Device Huawei P30 Lite / Model: MAR-LX2 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue   Good day!   Recently, I updated (Octo...
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Superuser Contribution Why can't I connect to my Echo devices and groups with android app?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung S10Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI can connect to my Echo devices and groups using the windows desktop app and an ipad, but I cannot see them when using my android phone. I can see my Chromecast and...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung S10 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I can connect to my Echo devices and groups using the windows desktop app and an ipad, bu...
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Superuser Contribution Mobile data usage with Cellular downloading OFF and Data saver ON

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung S10eOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueGot a message this morning from my cell carrier that I had used half of my 1GB data plan. Considering my plan reset yesterday, on the 1st, it means I had blown thro...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung S10e Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Got a message this morning from my cell carrier that I had used half of my 1GB data plan...
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Unable to login to brand new Android phone

Hello guys. I hope that you are all safe out there.I have purchased brand new android phone, but for some reason, Spotify app is failing to log me in. It says, user/pass are incorrect. I know for 100 % that they are correct, i have checked the email ...

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  • Hello guys. I hope that you are all safe out there. I have purchased brand new android phone, but for some reason, Spotify app is failing to log me in. It says, user/pass are incorrect. I know for...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Playlists] Download Dissapearing/App Resetting

Every now and then my Spotify seems to reset itself. It erases all playlists and defaults back to saving to my phone's memory, as opposed to my SD card. It then tries to download all my playlists again, but to my phone's memory. I have to turn off da...

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  • Every now and then my Spotify seems to reset itself. It erases all playlists and defaults back to saving to my phone's memory, as opposed to my SD card. It then tries to download all my playlists aga...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Enable secure playback on Ecosia

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceGalaxy Tab A (2017)Operating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or IssueHow can I enable secure playback in the Ecosia app? I tried going to the Google website, didn't work. I tried searching how to enable secure playback...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Galaxy Tab A (2017) Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue How can I enable secure playback in the Ecosia app? I tried going to the ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify App Does not play songs

PlanPremiumCountryDeutschlandDeviceSamsung Galaxy 8Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueGood afternoon,I have had a problem with my Spotify app on my Samsung S8 for several days.I start the app and it doesn't happen but the timeline doesn't ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Deutschland Device Samsung Galaxy 8 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Good afternoon, I have had a problem with my Spotify app on my Samsung S8 fo...
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Superuser Contribution Facebook Connections

Good evening.Why is there no opt-out from Facebook services? I don't use Facebook and i don't want Facebook to collect data from me.But there a thousands of connections to their servers, outgoing from the Spotify App. PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceP...

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  • Good evening. Why is there no opt-out from Facebook services?  I don't use Facebook and i don't want Facebook to collect data from me. But there a thousands of connections to their servers, o...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Album Cover Blur Doesn't Work

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceSamsung A70Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueSo I just can't understand why this works for iOS but not on Android. As you can see on screenshots, this blurry thing doesn't work on my phone. I alredy uninstal...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Samsung A70 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue So I just can't understand why this works for iOS but not on Android. As you c...
  • Mihail
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Superuser Contribution Spotify active playback control not working

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10 PlusOperating SystemAndroid 10My Question or IssueMy controls are stuck in Villain K/DA but It's playing savage love, I seem to be able to play and pause the track and change to other music but th...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Operating System Android 10 My Question or Issue My controls are stuck in Villain K/DA but It's playing savage love, I seem to...
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Superuser Contribution Alexa didn't recognized Spotify

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 Hi, When I start Alexa, it does not recognize Spotify and automatically starts Google play w...

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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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Superuser Contribution [Android][Other] Switching to speaker while headphones are plugged in

Hey! I've had an issue with my phone where it always detects that my headphones are plugged in even when they actually aren't. So because of this when I'd like to listen to music using the speakers of the phone, I'm not able to. I thought that there ...

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  • Hey! I've had an issue with my phone where it always detects that my headphones are plugged in even when they actually aren't. So because of this when I'd like to listen to music using the speakers o...
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[Mobile][Other] Switching to speaker while headphones are plugged in

I've had an issue with my phone where it always detects that my headphones are plugged in even when they actually aren't. So because of this when I'd like to listen to music using the speakers of the phone, I'm not able to. I thought that there could...

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  • I've had an issue with my phone where it always detects that my headphones are plugged in even when they actually aren't. So because of this when I'd like to listen to music using the speakers of the...
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Superuser Contribution App Crashes On Launch

App crashes at launch after 3 secondsI have deleted the app and reinstalled numerous times ( over 10 times ! )I have tried all updates recommended on the community pages including signing out all devices....NOTHING WORKS and only happened after updat...

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  • App crashes at launch after 3 seconds I have deleted the app and reinstalled numerous times ( over 10 times ! ) I have tried all updates recommended on the community pages including signing out all...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see all lyrics and can't share songs by copy link

PlanPremiumCountryThailandDeviceSamsung Galaxy J7 proOperating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue1. When I played some song, I saw that this song have lyrics but when I press on lyrics it's not show all lyrics. I've uninstall and install again but it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Thailand Device Samsung Galaxy J7 pro Operating System Android   My Question or Issue 1. When I played some song, I saw that this song have lyrics but when I press...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution The Android app dosent open the full lyrics.

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceSamsung Galaxy s20 ultraOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueWhen i open the spotify app and play a song with lyrics it show everything just fine until i try to tap on the lyrics and see the whole thing then it ...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Samsung Galaxy s20 ultra Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue When i open the spotify app and play a song with lyrics it show everything...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution I can only skip songs forward

It's really annoying that when i want to replay a song that I can't do so with my headset shortcuts. I can only Play/Pause or skip forward. And it's not the headset beacause I've already tried it with a different Music Player and it works there. Can ...

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  • It's really annoying that  when i want to replay a song that I can't do so with my headset shortcuts. I can only Play/Pause or skip forward. And it's not the headset beacause I've already tried ...
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Superuser Contribution 'Your Daily Drive' playlist glitching

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceGoogle Pixel 4XLOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueHi team, I recently updated my phone's OS and the Spotify app and since then my 'Your Daily Drive' has been glitching. When a news podcast is finished pla...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia Device Google Pixel 4XL Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Hi team,   I recently updated my phone's OS and the Spotify app...
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