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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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  • Daniel
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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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Superuser Contribution Now Playing bar missing on Android

The control bar never appears (see screenshot).There is a closed and huge thread relating to vaguely similar issues (but with Samsung phones). I have tried all the suggested steps in that topic, including a clean re-install of the app, to no avail.De...

  • Newbie
  • The control bar never appears (see screenshot). There is a closed and huge thread relating to vaguely similar issues (but with Samsung phones).  I have tried all the suggested steps in that top...
  • MP420NL
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Solved!! Songs not showing in any playlists (songs only show on artist profiles)

One night all of a sudden, none of the songs were showing in my playlists and all others on the app, and when I try to play a song from any artists profile, it acts as though it is playing but it stays at the 0:00 mark. I am on a Motorola if that hel...

  • Casual Listener
  • One night all of a sudden, none of the songs were showing in my playlists and all others on the app, and when I try to play a song from any artists profile, it acts as though it is playing but it sta...
  • Cataran
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Superuser Contribution How other people with free plan can choose any track endlessly from mobile?

With free plan I can choose/skip only some tracks and then I can listen only random tracks Spotify choose for me. How other people I know with free plan can choose any track they want to hear on mobile with no limits?

  • Visitor
  • With free plan I can choose/skip only some tracks and then I can listen only random tracks Spotify choose for me. How other people I know with free plan can choose any track they want to hear on mobi...
  • Joan
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Superuser Contribution How to remove favorite artists?

I've had a Spotify account when I was younger. I used to like an artist, but I don't anymore. I want to remove them from favorite artists but it doesn't seem to be possible. Please help.

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  • I've had a Spotify account when I was younger. I used to like an artist, but I don't anymore. I want to remove them from favorite artists but it doesn't seem to be possible. Please help.
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Superuser Contribution Cannot download Spotify app on new Android phone

PlanPremiumCountryItaly DeviceMoto g32 Operating SystemAndroid 12 (I think) My Question or IssueI recently bought a new phone (moto g32, which apparently runs on Android 12), but in the google play store, the Spotify app displays "Your device isn't c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy  Device Moto g32  Operating System Android 12 (I think)    My Question or Issue I recently bought a new phone (moto g32, which apparently runs...
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Solved!! Permanent shuffle since last update.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceGalaxy Tab S7, SM-T870Operating SystemAndroid One UI 5.1 February 2023 Patch My Question or IssueI just performed an update to Spotify this morning to version 8.8.20.54. Now, every playlist is on shuffle. Using the shuffle ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Galaxy Tab S7, SM-T870 Operating System Android One UI 5.1 February 2023 Patch   My Question or Issue I just performed an update to Spotify this...
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Cancel download

A download has been at 99% completed for over 3hrs. I can't see what is being downloaded and can't stop it.

  • Visitor
  • A download has been at 99% completed for over 3hrs. I can't see what is being downloaded and can't stop it.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Why do I have to shuffle instead of click on the song I want?

I opened the app and chose the playlist but it just showed what was in there and I clicked and it only played a sample of the song. To get it to play I have to select shuffle. I want to choose what I'm going to listen to. How can I fix this. Also, I'...

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  • I opened the app and chose the playlist but it just showed what was in there and I clicked and it only played a sample of the song. To get it to play I have to select shuffle. I want to choose what I...
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Superuser Contribution Posso solo mettere in pausa-I can only pause

Listening podcast with locked screen I can only pause, I can not skip....why? Dal menù a tendina o con lo schermo bloccato posso solo mettere in pausa i podcast, non posso ne passare al episodio successivo né skippare di 15 secondi.... Come mai? Plan...

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  • Listening podcast with locked screen I can only pause, I can not skip....why?   Dal menù a tendina o con lo schermo bloccato posso solo mettere in pausa i podcast, non posso ne passare al epis...
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Superuser Contribution Force Spotify app in switzerland in french not in german

My premium subscription is in Switzerland because I live in this country. My problem is that most of the playlists, music suggestions and Podcasts are in German, the major language spoken in Switzerland. But I leave in the French part of the country ...

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  • My premium subscription is in Switzerland because I live in this country. My problem is that most of the playlists, music suggestions and Podcasts are in German, the major language spoken in Switzerl...
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Superuser Contribution Android Notifications Interrupt Music

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung S10EOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI'm unable to get spotify to ignore android notifications. When a notification happens, the music pauses for the notification sound. I've tried Do Not Disturb and t...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung S10E Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I'm unable to get spotify to ignore android notifications. When a notification happens, ...
  • DenAcied
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Superuser Contribution My grid view disappeared in Search

My search results are no longer displaying in a grid format but rather as a list. How can I get grid view back? Is there a way to toggle back and forth between grid and list view that I'm not seeing? Using Android. Please advise. Thanks!

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  • My search results are no longer displaying in a grid format but rather as a list. How can I get grid view back? Is there a way to toggle back and forth between grid and list view that I'm not seeing?...
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Superuser Contribution Smart shuffle does not create a new mix/shuffle order

Whenever I turn smart shuffle on, it does not generate a new shuffle order. It queues the exact same songs in the exact same order every time. Unlike regular shuffle which creates a new mix everytime it is turned off and on, smart shuffle queues the ...

  • Visitor
  • Whenever I turn smart shuffle on, it does not generate a new shuffle order. It queues the exact same songs in the exact same order every time. Unlike regular shuffle which creates a new mix everytime...
  • DrSpaldo
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution AAOS: When fastforward a podcast I can tap the non-visible progress bar

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePolestar 2Operating SystemAAOS My Question or IssueWhen I use the +10/-10 second buttons the touches can reach the not-visible progress bar which is hidden behind the +/-10 seconds gui element. Either if I repeatedly fas...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Polestar 2 Operating System AAOS   My Question or Issue When I use the +10/-10 second buttons the touches can reach the not-visible progress bar whic...
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Superuser Contribution Shared links doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceOnePlus NordOperating SystemAndroid 11BrowserChrome, Brave My Question or IssueI've seen other topics here about shared links not working and they've been closed without action, like this one for example: https://communi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device OnePlus Nord Operating System Android 11 Browser Chrome, Brave   My Question or Issue I've seen other topics here about shared links not working an...
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Superuser Contribution Dark mode on xiaomi

Work with system dark mode on xiaomi have a some problemsPlanPremiumCountryRussia Device(Xiaomi mi 9t pro)Operating System(Android 10, miui) My Question or Issue 

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  • Work with system dark mode on xiaomi have a some problems Plan Premium Country Russia   Device (Xiaomi mi 9t pro) Operating System (Android 10, miui)   My Question or Issue ...
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Superuser Contribution Explore is broken

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceSamsung Galaxy A5Operating SystemAndroid 7 My Question or IssueI have noticed a strange problem. It ...

  • Roadie
  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device Samsung Galaxy A5 Operating System ...
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Superuser Contribution Plus button missing in lock screen

I have Xiaomi redmi 13 note. Recently I noticed that the plus button is missing from the widget in the lock screen and also in the notification widget. I had a problem where the 'play now' bar was missing sometimes but for now it seems to fix after I...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have Xiaomi redmi 13 note. Recently I noticed that the plus button is missing from the widget in the lock screen and also in the notification widget. I had a problem where the 'play now' bar was mi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't work properly on Android Redmi Note 10 Pro

Already tried to clear cache, reinstall app, re-login my Spotify account, still didn't worked. This happened first time right after premium purchase and using desktop version. I can open Spotify on my phone while I'm running it on my desktop as well....

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  • Already tried to clear cache, reinstall app, re-login my Spotify account, still didn't worked. This happened first time right after premium purchase and using desktop version. I can open Spotify on m...
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