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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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Spotify Won't Play via USB-C to Car Stereo

My Question or IssueI recently upgraded from an iPhone 6 to a Samsung S10. I've always been able to play Spotify music from my iPhone to my aftermarket car stereo (Alpine CDA-117) via a USB cord. When my wife wanted to play music from her older S8, w...

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  • My Question or Issue I recently upgraded from an iPhone 6 to a Samsung S10. I've always been able to play Spotify music from my iPhone to my aftermarket car stereo (Alpine CDA-117) via a USB cord. W...
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Solved!! Cant play music - Stops after 3-5 seconds!

PlanFreeCountryUSA My Question or IssueEvery time I try to play music on my S8 it will stop playing after 2-5 seconds HELP!

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  •   Plan Free Country USA   My Question or Issue Every time I try to play music on my S8 it will stop playing after 2-5 seconds HELP!    
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Solved!! Relentless autoplay

PlanFamily PremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSamsung A8Operating SystemAndroid 9 (Pie?) My Question or IssueI recently took an Android upgrade on my phone (not sure if Spotify was also recently updated) and since then, Spotify has been relentless in insistin...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country Canada Device Samsung A8 Operating System Android 9 (Pie?)   My Question or Issue I recently took an Android upgrade on my phone (not sure if Spotify was al...
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Parts of artist's discography become unavailable, issue with leftover available songs.

Before trying to play the song. After my attempt. PlanPremiumCountryLithuania DeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 4Operating SystemAndroid 8.1.0 My Question or IssueSo, usually unavailable music becomes fully unavailable. In my case, some songs still show up as ...

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  •   Before trying to play the song.   After my attempt.   Plan Premium Country Lithuania  Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Operating System Android 8.1.0   ...
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Spotify Android Playlist URIs are broken

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceSamsung J5 / Dell Inspiron I5Operating SystemAndroid 8.1.0 / Samsung Experience 9.5 My Question or IssueUsing my Android phone I have been trying to access Playlists using Playlist URIs. This includes my playlists and spotify...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Samsung J5 / Dell Inspiron I5 Operating System Android 8.1.0 / Samsung Experience 9.5   My Question or Issue Using my Android phone I have be...
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Spotify notification question

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceSamsung Galaxy S9Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or Issue Hello i want to know if it's possible that the little circle with lines on it ( The little Spotify notification on the top left ) can stay in the notific...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Samsung Galaxy S9 Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue   Hello i want to know if it's possible that the...
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URI and NFC

Hey all! I am trying to set NFC tag in my car to open a playlist where all my song are on my phone (galasy S9+ with latest PI version). It did worked for about 5min. Now if I scan the tag, it just open spotify on a blank page with the last song playe...

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  • Hey all! I am trying to set NFC tag in my car to open a playlist where all my song are on my phone (galasy S9+ with latest PI version). It did worked for about 5min. Now if I scan the tag, it just op...
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opening songs with URI

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceAndroid Samsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHow can I launch a song with a URI. Currently, when I open a URI link, the spotify app opens, but it does not bring me to the song.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Android Samsung Galaxy S8 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue How can I launch a song with a URI.  Currently, when I open a URI...
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Unreliable NFC URI launch for Android

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceSamsung Galaxy II, Moto II, PixelOperating System My Question or IssueSome android phones launch NFC and play tracks without issue. For instance, a Samsung Galaxy II I own works well. On other android devices, the launch f...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Samsung Galaxy II, Moto II, Pixel Operating System     My Question or Issue Some android phones launch NFC and play tracks without issue. &...
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Me cobraron dos veces la mensualidad! Que hago para que me reintegren mi dinero?

PlanPremiumCountryCosta Rica DeviceHuawei mate 20 lite Operating SystemAndroid OreoMe cobraron dos veces la mensualidad, que hago? My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Premium Country Costa Rica  Device Huawei mate 20 lite  Operating System Android Oreo Me cobraron dos veces la mensualidad, que hago?  My Question or Issue  
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Problem with imported songs.

PlanPremiumCountryMéxicoDeviceZTE.Operating SystemAndroid. My Question or IssueWhenever I play an imported song I cannot properly listen to it because it sounds like it was on fast forward all the time, I have tried erasing and then dowloading the ap...

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  • Plan Premium Country México Device ZTE. Operating System Android.    My Question or Issue Whenever I play an imported song I cannot properly listen to it because it sounds like it...
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The new interface is TOO SMALL !!!

PlanPremiumDeviceSamsung Galaxy Tab AOperating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueThe new interface is TOO SMALL :- I need almost glasses to see the times.- Time line is not large enough to cue easily.- Buttons are too small. This interface was made by...

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  • Plan Premium Device Samsung Galaxy Tab A Operating System Android My Question or Issue The new interface is TOO SMALL : - I need almost glasses to see the times. - Time line is not large eno...
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Superuser Contribution Trouble with music reproduction / Problemas com a reprodução de músicas

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceSamsung S9 +Operating SystemAndorid Oreo My Question or IssueA week ago my Spotify starts to play musics that i don't even have in my library.If i'm listening an album, sudenly the music changes for another album from a ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Samsung S9 + Operating System Andorid Oreo   My Question or Issue A week ago my Spotify starts to play musics that i don't even have in my li...
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Superuser Contribution Kef lsx only forum premium?

PlanFreeCountryNetherlandsDeviceXiaomi mi 8Operating SystemAndroid 8.1.0Question or IssueI have a KEF LSX wifi speakers that worked like a charm with Spotify till last Spotify update done on my Android phone. Now it sais my speakers are only for a pr...

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  • Plan Free Country Netherlands Device Xiaomi mi 8 Operating System Android 8.1.0 Question or Issue I have a KEF LSX wifi speakers that worked like a charm with Spotify till last Spotify upda...
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"Thumbs up" with google assistant doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceHuawei P10 LiteOperating SystemAndroid Nougat My Question or IssueHi, While listening to radio, when i try to like a song with google assistant by saying "thumbs up", nothing happens. "Thumbs down" does work. I tried to...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Huawei P10 Lite Operating System Android Nougat   My Question or Issue Hi,   While listening to radio, when i try to like a song with google ...
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Superuser Contribution I can share to Instagram Direct but not through Instagram Stories?

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceSamsung A7 2018Operating SystemAndroid PieMy Question or IssueWhen I tap the share option, the only Instagram option is through Direct Messages. The option to share through story is missing completely. I have alread...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device Samsung A7 2018 Operating System Android Pie My Question or Issue When I tap the share option, the only Instagram option is through Direct Messages. T...
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Superuser Contribution [Social] Instagram Share Option

PlanPremiumCountryRomania DeviceHuawei Mate 10 ProOperating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueI am still not able to see the Instagram Share option in the list, I can only send a direct message to someone on Instagram. Is there any ongoing fixing f...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Romania  Device Huawei Mate 10 Pro Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue I am still not able to see the Instagram Share option in the list...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify will not recognize phone as offline device

PlanPremium + HuluCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating SystemAndroid One UI My Question or Issue Hello, I am brand new to Spotify, I just signed up yesterday on my Windows PC for Spotify premium and downloaded the desktop app. I began download...

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  • Plan Premium + Hulu Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System Android One UI   My Question or Issue   Hello,   I am brand new to Spotify, I just signed up yes...
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Superuser Contribution App Crashing

PlanFreeCountryUnited States DeviceSamsung Galasy S9 My Question or IssueFor about a month now my app has been crashing every time I use it. Doesn't matter if I listen to it on my phone or through bluetooth, it crashes sometimes a few seconds to minu...

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  • Plan Free Country United States   Device Samsung Galasy S9   My Question or Issue For about a month now my app has been crashing every time I use it. Doesn't matter if I listen to ...
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Superuser Contribution Songs folder dissapeared

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandSamsung galaxy S8+Operating System(Android 9.0 Pie) My Question or IssueThe songs folder has dissapeared from my spotify premium app. I had over 800 songs in there and now it's gone! Is there some way I can find this agai...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Samsung galaxy S8+ Operating System (Android 9.0 Pie)   My Question or Issue The songs folder has dissapeared from my spotify premium app. I had over 80...
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