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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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Audio quality drops after few seconds

I'am a spotify user for a while and got spotify premium recently.I set the audio quality to high for my downloads and downloaded some albums. When I start playing songs ,the audio quality drops dramatically after few seconds. In the beggining the qua...

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  • I'am a spotify user for a while and  got spotify premium recently. I set the audio quality to high for my downloads and downloaded some albums. When I start playing songs ,the audio quality dro...
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Can't play Explicit content!

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceMi Redmi 4XOperating SystemAndroid Nogat My Question or IssueI can't play Explicit content even when I have 18+ account and have enable the allow Explicit content option in the settings..

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Mi Redmi 4X Operating System Android Nogat   My Question or Issue I can't play Explicit content even when I have 18+ account and have enable the allow...
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Reverse the new update

Just reverse the new update on Android.

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  • Just reverse the new update on Android.
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Modify download time feature

https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/Modify-download-time-feature/td-p/4366803 I found that someone have given this suggestion for a long time ago. Many other apps have this feature and it is very very useful since I know that my phone got very v...

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  • https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/Modify-download-time-feature/td-p/4366803   I found that someone have given this suggestion for a long time ago. Many other apps have this feature and ...
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New "Liked Songs" Playlist Display Issue

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.DeviceSamsung Galaxy J7 2018Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueAfter performing a search within the Liked Songs playlist, the last song on the list is partially obscured by the 'now playing' area at the bottom of the sc...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S. Device Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue After performing a search within the Liked Songs playlist, the last song on the ...
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Follow issues

PlanPremiumCountryUsaDevice(Samsung galaxy note 9 edge)Operating System(Android Pie.) There are certain artists, too many to name, that I just cant follow. I click follow. Everything's good After spotify shuts down and opens back up, it's no longer f...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Usa Device (Samsung galaxy note 9 edge) Operating System (Android Pie.)   There are certain artists, too many to name, that I just cant follow.  I clic...
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Solved!! Library has changed

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueMy library has gotten all mixed up since the latest update. I had it alphabetized so I could fin...

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  • Plan 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 My library has ...
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My library has changed - how do I change it back?

My Question or Issue My library format has suddenly completely changed and the "Recently played" section has disappeared. How so I get it back? It's a really useful feature that I use *a lot*, I can't imagine any of your developers would think it was...

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  • My Question or Issue   My library format has suddenly completely changed and the "Recently played" section has disappeared.   How so I get it back? It's a really useful feature that I u...
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the new mobile update is hot trash

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceSamsung Galaxy8 who okays this kind of stuff? who looks at an update that clearly makes things more difficult to use AND removes features, and thinks "yea this is great". 10/10 awful points.

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Samsung Galaxy8     who okays this kind of stuff? who looks at an update that clearly makes things more difficult to use AND removes featu...
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After the recent Update (version 8.5. 11.

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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"Playlists" list order is not synced (Screenshot attached).

PlanPremiumDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)Operating SystemAndroid P (9)Spotify Version8.5.10.774My Question or IssueSince the last update, my "Playlists" list is not synced.

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  • Plan Premium Device Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) Operating System Android P (9) Spotify Version 8.5.10.774 My Question or Issue Since the last update, my "Playlists" list is not synced.
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New update

PlanPremiumCountryCandaDeviceSamsung Galaxy s8Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueMy only concern with this new update at all, is that everytime I go to my liked songs and pick one specifically, it turns off my shuffle mode, and I have to "op...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canda Device Samsung Galaxy s8 Operating System Android    My Question or Issue My only concern with this new update at all, is that everytime I go to...
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Android App starts playing without prompt. / Switches to Chrome Player without prompt

Plan: PremiumDevice: Droid TurboOperating System: 8.0 My Question or Issue:The android app has taken to starting to play on its own while the phone is sitting locked. The music it starts playing seems completely unrelated to anything I was listening,...

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  • Plan: Premium Device: Droid Turbo Operating System: 8.0   My Question or Issue: The android app has taken to starting to play on its own while the phone is sitting locked. The music it st...
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Shuffle turns off / Search bar

PlanPremiumCountryChileDeviceMoto x4Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueShuffle turns off every time I pick a song of my librarie and is anoying when you first take off the search bar of the playlist I was **bleep** but it was still in t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Chile Device Moto x4 Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue Shuffle turns off every time I pick a song of my librarie and is anoying when you...
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Podcasts for Google Clock alarms?

So Spotify integration in Google Clock is already a thing and is working like a charm, but why make only music available for alarms? I would like to use Podcasts as well.

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  • So Spotify integration in Google Clock is already a thing and is working like a charm, but why make only music available for alarms? I  would like to use Podcasts as well.
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[Music] Stop Playback after a Track

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,e...

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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 Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macb...
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Searching in "Liked" now much harder

PremiumUSALG G7Android... 7.0 I think? Previous to the last update there was a search bar right at the top of the "Songs" screen (which has now been replaced by "Liked"). On the new version you must hit the small icon in the top corner, and then sele...

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  • Premium USA LG G7 Android... 7.0 I think?   Previous to the last update there was a search bar right at the top of the "Songs" screen (which has now been replaced by "Liked").   On t...
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Shuffle no longer working after update

My issue When at work, I like to shuffle my saved songs library. With the new update, I'm shuffling my liked songs playlist. After it shuffles for a certain amount of time, it'll stop shuffling and start playing songs newest to oldest. I then have to...

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  • My issue   When at work, I like to shuffle my saved songs library. With the new update, I'm shuffling my liked songs playlist.    After it shuffles for a certain amount of time,...
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Shuffle turn off by touching anything

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Netherlands DeviceLG G4Operating SystemAndroid 6.0Spotify version: 8.5.9.737 My Question or IssueOpen library, goto liked songs, start a song, enable shuffle.Test that it working, hit next, it works.Go back start any song, shu...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Netherlands   Device LG G4 Operating System Android 6.0 Spotify version: 8.5.9.737   My Question or Issue Open library, goto liked songs, start a song...
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How do I remove thumbnails or increase display density for lists?

My Question or IssueThe new android mobile UI is really low density with big album thumbnails in album list view. I want high density information; a list of albums and artists with more stuff fittting on a single page. Is there a setting for this, or...

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  • My Question or Issue The new android mobile UI is really low density with big album thumbnails in album list view.    I want high density information; a list of albums and artists with m...
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