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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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[AAOS] Spotify for Android Automotive desperately need improving

Hi, I'm running Spotify on Android Automotive in my new nice car (Polestar 2), but I was really disappointed by the Spotify app, because you are completely missing out on a lot of basic stuff: Playlist folders are not displayed in my library. Not pos...

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  • Hi,   I'm running Spotify on Android Automotive in my new nice car (Polestar 2), but I was really disappointed by the Spotify app, because you are completely missing out on a lot of basic st...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast filter glitch

PlanPremium CountryUK DeviceGoogle Pixel 3a XL Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or Issue Playing podcasts on my laptop is fine - when I listen on my phone, they play in random order. I read a solution to this is to download them, which has help...

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  • Plan Premium   Country UK   Device Google Pixel 3a XL   Operating System Android 11     My Question or Issue   Playing podcasts on my laptop is fine - whe...
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Superuser Contribution Can't like or unlike songs from my phone (android)

Planstudent premiumCountryItalyDevicesamsung a20Operating Systemandroid 9 My Question or IssueI cannot like or unlike songs on my phone. I am able to do it from the desktop, but the two accounts are not synched up. I already tried logging out, restin...

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  •   Plan student premium Country Italy Device samsung a20 Operating System android 9   My Question or Issue I cannot like or unlike songs on my phone. I am able to do it from the d...
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Superuser Contribution Google Assistant and Spotify on Android Automotive (Volvo) do not understand I am Premium

Hi,I started to use Spotify on a Volvo running Android Automotive.Despite the fact that I am Spotify Premium, Google Assistant keeps saying that asking for a specific song is only for Premium users.Everything (car OS + Spotify app) is up-to-date.Has ...

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  • Hi, I started to use Spotify on a Volvo running Android Automotive. Despite the fact that I am Spotify Premium, Google Assistant keeps saying that asking for a specific song is only for Premium use...
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Fichier Locaux non disponoble

Bonjour, J'ai un problème avec spotify sur android, lorsque j'ajoute un fichier local depuis mon pc je peux le lire depuis celui ci mais le titre et grisé sur mon smartphone et quand je clique dessus , un message s'affiche " ce titrer n'est pas dispo...

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  • Bonjour, J'ai un problème avec spotify sur android, lorsque j'ajoute un fichier local depuis mon pc je peux le lire depuis celui ci mais le titre et grisé sur mon smartphone et quand je clique dess...
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Superuser Contribution Hidden or blocked songs?

Sometimes I find artists who have hidden or blocked songs that I can't play, they're in a dark Grey colour and there's no information about what it is happening or how I can fix it. I have premium account since 2015 and I just find it unfair, paying ...

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  • Sometimes I find artists who have hidden or blocked songs that I can't play, they're in a dark Grey colour and there's no information about what it is happening or how I can fix it. I have premium ac...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Why my Spotify is different than my friend?

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 4Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 My Question or IssueSo when I just screenshot my Spotify, and my friend sent to me with a different ui, I don't know how he make that

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Operating System Android 7.0   My Question or Issue So when I just screenshot my Spotify, and my friend sent to me with a diff...
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Superuser Contribution Pausing randomly

I just recently had an issue where spotify is pausing after about 30 seconds. I have reinstalled, battery saver is off, signed out everywhere, restarted my phone, checked other devices

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  • I just recently had an issue where spotify is pausing after about 30 seconds. I have reinstalled, battery saver is off, signed out everywhere, restarted my phone, checked other devices
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Superuser Contribution [Mobile] "You've discovered a Premium feature" pop up while on Premium

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceOnePlus 7ProOperating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueA "You've discovered a Premium feature" pop up appears when pressing the shuffle button next to the play button of a playlist while some autoplay songs are pla...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device OnePlus 7Pro Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue A  "You've discovered a Premium feature" pop up appears when pressing t...
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Superuser Contribution Auto download/remove podcast episodes?

Hello, new to Spotify. Is there an option for the app to auto download new podcast episodes, as well as auto removing played episodes ?

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  • Hello, new to Spotify.  Is there an option for the app to auto download new podcast episodes, as well as auto removing played episodes ?
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Solved!!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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Spotify starts playing music after I've silenced my alarm

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevicePixel 2 XLOperating SystemAndroid v.10 My Question or IssueI have my alarm set to play a certain Spotify playlist to wake me up every morning. However, for the last couple mornings, a few minutes after I've dismissed my ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device Pixel 2 XL Operating System Android v.10   My Question or Issue I have my alarm set to play a certain Spotify playlist to wake me up every mo...
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Superuser Contribution A deleted song keeps playing on my playlist

I have a playlist that I had deleted a song from, but the song keeps playing when I listen to the playlist. If I look at the list of songs on the playlist, it doesn't appear, but the song still comes up when I listen to the playlist. How can I get ri...

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  • I have a playlist that I had deleted a song from, but the song keeps playing when I listen to the playlist. If I look at the list of songs on the playlist, it doesn't appear, but the song still comes...
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Superuser Contribution I can't open a podcast

I am not able to open a podcast. I receive an error every time I tried to open it. I can open it from other phone but not on mine.

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  • I am not able to open a podcast. I receive an error every time I tried to open it. I can open it from other phone but not on mine.
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Superuser Contribution Music plays by itself after bluetooth disconnected

I'm having an issue with spotify playing music by itself. This happens mostly when I disconnect a bluetooth device. The app shows no music playing and the only way I can stop the music is by going into 'App Setting' on my phone and 'Force Stop' the a...

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  • I'm having an issue with spotify playing music by itself. This happens mostly when I disconnect a bluetooth device. The app shows no music playing and the only way I can stop the music is by going in...
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Superuser Contribution Sorting a playlist by Date Added descending, sorts the list in the wrong order.

PlanPremium DeviceSamsung Galaxy 10+Operating SystemAndroid 12Sorting a playlist by Date Added descending, sorts the list in the wrong order. When the arrow is heading down, the first appearing song is the oldest added to the playlist. In the desktop...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Samsung Galaxy 10+ Operating System Android 12 Sorting a playlist by Date Added descending, sorts the list in the wrong order. When the arrow is heading down, the ...
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Superuser Contribution Option to DISABLE auto start spotify android app

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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Autoplay/autostart/resume broken - again

It looks like a recent update has broken autoplay again. I am experiencing the issues described in this post https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/Autostart-autoplay-resume-not-working-anymore/td-p/5258203again.

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  • It looks like a recent update has broken autoplay again. I am experiencing the issues described in this post https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/Autostart-autoplay-resume-not-working-anymore/td-...
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Superuser Contribution Help Sorting in a Playlist

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceMotorola Moto E4Operating SystemAndroid NougatSpotify App Version8.5.29.828 My Question or IssueI am unable to sort songs in a playlist. Per the instructions in the Sort and Filter help page, I should be able to sort songs in ...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Motorola Moto E4 Operating System Android  Nougat Spotify App Version 8.5.29.828   My Question or Issue I am unable to sort songs in a playlist. Pe...
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