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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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Premium Features

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevicePixel 3Operating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or IssueI'm new to Spotify, just signed up from Google Play. When on desktop, I have access to a number of features in my library.....Playlists, Songs, Artists, Albums, Podc...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Pixel 3 Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue I'm new to Spotify, just signed up from Google Play.  When on desktop, I have access...
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Solved!! How do I download a song

PlanFamily PremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueHow do I download (make available offline) one song without having to download an entire playlist or album? And why isn't this an easy or intuitive thing to ...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country UK Device Samsung Galaxy S8 Operating System Android My Question or Issue How do I download (make available offline) one song without having to download an entire...
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[Android Q Beta] Bluetooth Playback Drops When Starting a Track

PlanPremium for FamilyCountryUnited StatesDeviceGoogle Pixel 2Operating SystemAndroid Q My Question or IssueThis post is in regards to a small bug I encountered while using Spotify with my Google Pixel 2 on the Android Q Beta. I've chosen to submit t...

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  • Plan Premium for Family Country United States Device Google Pixel 2 Operating System Android Q   My Question or Issue This post is in regards to a small bug I encountered while using S...
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Mobile app says i am following tons of people i do not follow

PlanFreeCountryUSA (florida)DeviceGalaxy S10Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issuethe app on my galaxy says i am following close to a hundred people i am not, many i have never even listend to. does anybody know how to fix this?

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  • Plan Free Country USA (florida) Device Galaxy S10 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue the app on my galaxy says i am following close to a hundred people i am not, many i ha...
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Solved!! Almost every song unavailable

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlansDeviceSamsung s9+Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAlmost every song is grayed out and unavailable. Same list on different account of friend works like a charm. Looks like its only not available on my account.

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlans Device Samsung s9+ Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Almost every song is grayed out and unavailable. Same list on different account of...
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Thumbs up / down

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceS10Operating SystemAndroid Hello, for a while now i have had issues with the discover weekly playlist. I listened to an album at one point by a scottish band and now half my discover weekly is filled with traditional Irish m...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device S10 Operating System Android         Hello, for a while now i have had issues with the discover weekly playlist. I listened to an album ...
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Controlling Spotify via Mac desktop while it is connected to my stereo through Android Mobile

I am hoping someone can help me out. When I first started using Spotify premium I was able use the controls (play/skip/pause/etc) on my mac desktop to to play music via my old Android phone (can't use my iphone because aux input is wrecked) connected...

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  • I am hoping someone can help me out.  When I first started using Spotify premium I was able use the controls (play/skip/pause/etc) on my mac desktop to to play music via my old Android phone (ca...
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Crown The Empire will not play.

None of the songs from Crown The Empire will play Spotify is up to date I uninstalled reinstalled cleared everything and still will not play will also not play on a web browser

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  • None of the songs from Crown The Empire will play Spotify is up to date I uninstalled reinstalled cleared everything and still will not play will also not play on a web browser
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I can't play any other song

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDevice(Pixel 2 xl, iPad pro, lg TV)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo) My Question or IssueMy Spotify cant play any other song but this random song called strange by dedmem. I've tried various devices, but after five s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device (Pixel 2 xl, iPad pro, lg TV) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue My Spotify cant play any other song but this r...
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Spotify is restarting my poscast episodes

PlanPremium CountryBrazil DeviceMoto G5 Plus Operating SystemAndroid 8 My Question or IssueThe Spotify application is not returning my podcast episode on the point I stoped. It is returning from the beggining when I stop the episode for some time. Th...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Brazil   Device Moto G5 Plus   Operating System Android 8   My Question or Issue The Spotify application is not returning my podcast episode on...
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Cannot pause play or switch music on lock screen S10e

I'm using an S10e phone and the spotify widget on my lock screen does not allow me to use the skip song or pause button. It makes the animation that I've pressed it but does not pause/skip the track.

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  •   I'm using an S10e phone and the spotify widget on my lock screen does not allow me to use the skip song or pause button. It makes the animation that I've pressed it but does not pause/skip th...
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Daily Mix is not loading new songs

PlanPremiumCountryBrasilDeviceMotorola G5SOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueMy Daily mix playlist are not loading new songs as I'm listening, when the last song end it start all over again. What to do?

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  • Plan Premium Country Brasil Device Motorola G5S Operating System Android   My Question or Issue My Daily mix playlist are not loading new songs as I'm listening, when the last song end...
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How to listen to an album (UNshuffled) on Android ?

Hello,I'm new to spotify, got a premium (family) account but I don't understand at all how this app works.When I select an album, the only choice I have is "shuffle play" (which I hate, never use and even find disrepectful towards artists). If I "div...

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  • Hello, I'm new to spotify, got a premium (family) account but I don't understand at all how this app works. When I select an album, the only choice I have is "shuffle play" (which I hate, never use...
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Spotify app is not on Galaxy Watch store...

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevice(Samsung Galaxy 9, Gear S2)Operating System(Android Oreo) My Question or IssueThe Spotify App is not downloadable or even possible to be found via link. And do not link me to the supposedly fixed link BECAUSE IT I...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device (Samsung Galaxy 9, Gear S2) Operating System (Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue The Spotify App is not downloadable or even possible t...
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Superuser Contribution Like button is gone

The like button seems to be completely gone now. I don't see it when playing radio stations. I will start a radio from a song or a playlist and there is no option to like anymore only heart, which will add it to my songs, which I don't always want to...

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  • The like button seems to be completely gone now. I don't see it when playing radio stations. I will start a radio from a song or a playlist and there is no option to like anymore only heart, which wi...
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Algorithm is useless. No variation.

PlanPremiumCountryswedenDeviceOneplus3tOperating Systemoxygen My Question or IssueI have problems with lack of variation. The same songs keep coming back over and over. This is true for the weekly discover-list as well as any playlist-radio. It keeps...

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  • Plan Premium Country sweden Device Oneplus3t Operating System oxygen   My Question or Issue I have problems with lack of variation. The same songs keep coming back over and over. This ...
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Cannot play local files on my phone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S8+Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo I can listen local files just fine on my PC, but my phone just will not under any circumstance play local file on my phone. I used to be able to do this no...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S8+ Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So I can listen local files just fine on my PC, but my phone just will not under a...
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Optimize Spotify for Smaller Screens

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceKospet HopeOperating SystemAndroid 7.1 My Question or IssueKospet Hope Smartwatch is running a full version of Android and has a screen resolution of 400x400. Does Spotify has a version that is optimized for low res...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device Kospet Hope Operating System Android 7.1   My Question or Issue Kospet Hope Smartwatch is running a full version of Android and has a screen res...
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Pioneer unstable spotify link

Plan PremiumCountry CanadaDevicep20 proOperating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueI own a pioneer car radio bluetooth with spotify. Firmware updated to latest version. 6900bt.There is issue with the spotify app. I can easily listen to music in ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device p20 pro Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue I own a pioneer car radio bluetooth with spotify. Firmware updated to latest ver...
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Solved!! Interface issue

CountryMéxicoDeviceZTE blade a510Operating SystemAndroid 6PlanFamiliar My Question or IssueI have create a new account and my interface is changed, other friends have the normal interface, and my old acount chage too, how can return to the old interf...

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  •   Country México Device ZTE blade a510 Operating System Android 6 Plan Familiar     My Question or Issue I have create a new account and my interface is changed, other frie...
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