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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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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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Artists Unfollowed

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.A.DeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 (Pie)My Question or IssueI have noticed that ever since I hit 1110 artists followed on spotify, any time I try to follow a new artist, one of my old artists becomes unfollowe...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S.A. Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie) My Question or Issue I have noticed that ever since I hit 1110 artists followed on spotify, any time ...
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3 dots

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceRedmi 6Operating SystemMIUI Global 10.4.4 My Question or IssueIt keeps crashing whenever I press the 3 dots setting on any music or hold on them it will always crash. If I do it while a music is playing it will crash b...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device Redmi 6 Operating System MIUI Global 10.4.4   My Question or Issue It keeps crashing whenever I press the 3 dots setting on any music or hold on th...
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Public playlists have NEVER showed up in search.

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceGalaxy S4, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10+Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueSince I opened my Spotify Premium account years ago my public playlists have never appeared ...

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  • ...pened my Spotify Premium account years ago my public playlists have never appeared in search. Due to the time I know this can't be an indexing issue. My playlists are not Collaborative, I purely made s...
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Solved!! Song Skipping Bug???

I have been dealing with an issue where my spotify has been randomly skipping songs and pausing. It has been causing a great deal of frustration.PlanFreeCountryCanadaDevicePixel 2 XL

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  • I have been dealing with an issue where my spotify has been randomly skipping songs and pausing. It has been causing a great deal of frustration. Plan Free Country Canada Device Pixel 2 XL
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songs take forever to download

so i have a coolpad legacy go that runs on a andriod os and songs are taking forever to download. i tried reinstalling the program and i have also tried reformating my phone. my phone is up to date and i cant seem to find a solution.

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  • so i have a coolpad legacy go that runs on a andriod os  and songs are taking forever to download. i tried reinstalling the program and i have also tried reformating my phone. my phone is u...
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Android app audio not as good as ios

I have been trying to find some really good in ear headphones for a while and I just bought the Sony WF-1000XM3. I was testing them out and was comparing them to my gf:s powerbeats pro. The Beats were substantially better when I was running the Sonys...

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  • I have been trying to find some really good in ear headphones for a while and I just bought the Sony WF-1000XM3. I was testing them out and was comparing them to my gf:s powerbeats pro. The Beats wer...
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Playlists not visible under library after upgrading to premium

PlanPremiumDeviceSony Z5 CompactOperating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 My Question or IssueMy Playlists are not visible under my library on the android app after upgrading to premium. They, however, do show up on the web player. Anybody know how to fix this?

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  •   Plan Premium Device Sony Z5 Compact Operating System Android 7.1.1   My Question or Issue My Playlists are not visible under my library on the android app after upgrading to prem...
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I can't access my Spotify playlits on my Wear os

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia DeviceNixon Mission (Smartwatch)Operating SystemWear os My Question or Issue I have a Nixon Mission with Wear os 2.10. Before the system been updated, I could access my Spotify through my watch completely, I could access m...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia   Device Nixon Mission (Smartwatch) Operating System Wear os   My Question or Issue   I have a Nixon Mission with Wear os 2.10. ...
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Solved!! Spotify is trying to play music through my Samsung watch

PlanPremiumCountryUSA SystemSamsung Galaxy 8Operating System(Android pie My Question or Issue I downloaded the spotify app on my watch And opened it to try to control my music from my phone With my watch, But when I pressed play no music came out of ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  System Samsung Galaxy 8 Operating System (Android pie   My Question or Issue  I downloaded the spotify app on my watch And opened it to try to contr...
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Bluetooth Cutting Out

PremiumCanada DeviceS8Operating SystemAndroid version 9 My Question or IssueSo this has been going on for months; Spotify tends to randomly cut out once my screen turns off. I can't determine when it will happen. I've tried the battery exception sugg...

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  • Premium Canada   Device S8 Operating System Android version 9   My Question or Issue So this has been going on for months; Spotify tends to randomly cut out once my screen turns of...
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Solved!! Will local files count against my download limit?

After uploading local files on the desktop and copying them to a playlist, then downloading them on my Android (because it was greyed out otherwise), I'm curious if because I'm downloading it it'll count against my 3,333 song limit on this device. Mo...

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  • After uploading local files on the desktop and copying them to a playlist, then downloading them on my Android (because it was greyed out otherwise), I'm curious if because I'm downloading it it'll c...
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Even though i connected to wifi i cant use spotify online

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDevice(Samsung galaxy m20)Operating System(Android Oreo) My Question or IssueI cant use spotify on wifi because it shows me offline although i connected to wifi also spotify log out every day for no reason

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device (Samsung galaxy m20) Operating System (Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue I cant use spotify on wifi because it shows me offline although i co...
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Everytime I open Spotify it has logged me out of the app and reset my settings

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceNokia 3.2Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 My Question or IssueEverytime I open the Spotify app it asks me to relog, and after I do, I quickly realize all my settings have reset. This happens everytime the app isn't open in t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Nokia 3.2 Operating System Android 9.0   My Question or Issue Everytime I open the Spotify app it asks me to relog, and after I do, I quickly realiz...
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question about using spotify in offline mode on Android phone

PlanPremium CountryUS DeviceSamsung Galaxy 9 Operating SystemAndroid version 9 My Question or Issue:I have albums that are downloaded in my Spotify library so that I can listen to music offline. Is there some way to use voice commands to play an offl...

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  • Plan Premium   Country US   Device Samsung Galaxy 9   Operating System Android version 9   My Question or Issue: I have albums that are downloaded in my Spotify libra...
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Superuser Contribution Music pauses randomly

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceNote10+Operating SystemAndroid 9Spotify 8.5.27.957 My Question or IssueThe past couple of months the Android Spotify app has been pausing music randomly. While listening to music with headphones (wired or bluetooth), or ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Note10+ Operating System Android 9 Spotify 8.5.27.957   My Question or Issue The past couple of months the Android Spotify app has been pausing musi...
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Bluetooth turning Shuffle/Repeat off on car radio.

Chevy Sonic RS 2015 - factory radio. DeviceGoogle Pixel 4 XLOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueWent from having an iPhone 8+ which connected to my bluetooth without any problems. Connected my Google for the first time and noticed that my ...

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  • Chevy Sonic RS 2015 - factory radio.   Device Google Pixel 4 XL Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Went from having an iPhone 8+ which connected to my bluetooth with...
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Can't Access Context Menu

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceSamsung Galaxy S7Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueI recently lost the ability to access the context menu for a track (to add it to a playlist, add it to queue, etc.) by pressing and holding the tr...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device Samsung Galaxy S7 Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue I recently lost the ability to access the context menu for...
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DOWNLOADED SONGS AT ALBUM VIEW

My Question or IssueMy issue is i can see at my playlist but i cant see the green downloaded icon at artist's album page so i dont know which songs are downloaded in my playlist? Any idea or solution?

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  • My Question or Issue My issue is i can see at my playlist but i cant see the green downloaded icon at artist's album page so i dont know which songs are downloaded in my playlist? Any idea or soluti...
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"cant improve radio try later" massge

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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Superuser Contribution Unable to view only downloaded artists/albums in My Library

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung Galaxy S7Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueIn the most recent version of Spotify, I cannot easily sort my downloads by artist, only by Album, which is much more inconvenient, meaning I have to sift through ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Samsung Galaxy S7 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue In the most recent version of Spotify, I cannot easily sort my downloads by artist, onl...
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