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New Android Feature: Swipe to queue songs

Android users voiced their feedback and Spotify has listened. This feature was previously only available in the iOS app. You can now swipe to queue songs in the Android app! This new feature is currently rolling out to Premium users so you should see...

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New Your Library view

Spotify has introduced a new version of Your Library to mobile users of the iOS and Android apps. Come on over to the main Community thread to get an overview of what's new and share your feedback: New Your Library view (iOS & Android)

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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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Just one song i queue when searched for artist

PlanFree/PremiumCountrySweden Device Samsung Galaxy 8 note and ipad AirOperating System(iOS 12, Android Oreo, ) My Question or IssueHello. Having some trouble with my mobile devices. When I search for an artist or album etc, I´ll find the artist and ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Sweden   Device  Samsung Galaxy 8 note and ipad Air Operating System (iOS 12, Android Oreo, )   My Question or Issue Hello. Having some troubl...
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A question about Spotify notification

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 of the notification screen...

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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 little circle...
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Can't click on other artist under song title.

When i am playing a song on the spotify app on android. Whenever there are multiple artist collaborating on a song i can only click on the first artist listed. When i click on the other artist it just redericts me to the first artist listed. This is ...

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  • When i am playing a song on the spotify app on android. Whenever there are multiple artist collaborating on a song i can only click on the first artist listed. When i click on the other artist it jus...
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Something to try BMW Android Spotify connectivity issues

You need to downgrade your Spotify version to 8.4.77.779 not the latest one from the Play Store (then untick auto-update). I had the same issue on my brand new BMW and this fixed it. It now connects every time I get in the car perfectly.

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  •    You need to downgrade your Spotify version to 8.4.77.779 not the latest one from the Play Store (then untick auto-update). I had the same issue on my brand new BMW and this fixed it. It...
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Why can't I turn it off?

With the latest update I no longer have a way to turn it off. It's always on and will just start playing randomly. I'm using a galaxy phone and enjoy listening in my vehicle or on other bluetooth devices at work and home, however I do not want it alw...

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  • With the latest update I no longer have a way to turn it off. It's always on and will just start playing randomly. I'm using a galaxy phone and enjoy listening in my vehicle or on other bluetooth dev...
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Solved!! playlist radio function gone?

PlanPremiumCountrythe Netherlands DeviceSamsung Galaxy 9Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue The function to play radio based on my own playlists has gone. Why? The function thumbs up/down when playing spotify radio based on a single track is...

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  •   Plan Premium Country the Netherlands  Device Samsung Galaxy 9 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue  The function to play radio based on my own playlists ha...
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I can no longer create stations

PlanPremiumCountryGreece DeviceNexus 6pOperating SystemAndroid 8 My Question or IssueI mainly use spotify through the stations feature,and I noticed that I can no longer create new stations, either that or the way that stations are created has change...

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece  Device Nexus 6p Operating System Android 8   My Question or Issue I mainly use spotify through the stations feature,and I noticed that I can no longer...
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Downloading offline tracks only on Wifi, but it downloads on LTE anyway??

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSamsung Galaxy 8Operating SystemAndroid 8.0 My Question or Issue I have a new download issue. When I have added a new track to a playlist which is available offline also, it starts to download the track right away, altho...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Samsung Galaxy 8 Operating System Android 8.0   My Question or Issue  I have a new download issue. When I have added a new track to a pl...
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I'm a premium user, and the playlist radio is missing.

PlanPremiumCountry Device SamsungGalaxy 7Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue I'm a premium user and the playlist radio is missing

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device  SamsungGalaxy 7 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue  I'm a premium user and the playlist radio is missing
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Still not being able to share via insta stories.

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceLG G5 SEOperating SystemAndroid 7 (Nougat) My Question or Issue Hello! When I want to share a song to my Instagram Story, but there's no option for share via instagram storiesi’ve udpating both of the latest version o...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device LG G5 SE Operating System Android 7 (Nougat)   My Question or Issue   Hello! When I want to share a song to my Instagram Story, but the...
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Playlist bio

Is there a way to change or add a bio/description to a playlist through using your phone, Android specifically.

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  • Is there a way to change or add a bio/description to a playlist through using your phone, Android specifically.  
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Imported Songs doesn't download on Mobile.

When I import one of my songs through Local Files on my desktop, it is playable but when I want download them onto my phone, it doesn't download. Anybody else have this problem?

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  • When I import one of my songs through Local Files on my desktop, it is playable but when I want download them onto my phone, it doesn't download. Anybody else have this problem?
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Swipe to queue does not work

PlanPremium, studentCountry USADeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 12.1.2 (latest version of Spotify installed) My Question or IssueThis occurs more often when I’m offline, but when I’m listening on my phone and swipe right on a song in my library to q...

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  • Plan Premium, student Country  USA Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 12.1.2 (latest version of Spotify installed)   My Question or Issue This occurs more often when I’m offline...
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Problems since downgrading to free

Since downgrading from premium several of my playlists were shortened. On my favorite playlist this happens to be 20 of the most recent songs added. The app also allows 3 of my stations to be played in order, with shuffle not being an option at all. ...

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  • Since downgrading from premium several of my playlists were shortened . On my favorite playlist this happens to be 20 of the most recent songs added. The app also allows 3 of my stations to be playe...
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Local File to android audio playback bug

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceSony experia E5Operating SystemAndroid Marshmallow My Question or IssueWhen I transfer a local file from my PC to a downloaded playlist that's on my phone it trafers perfectly fine, and is available to play offline. However...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Sony experia E5 Operating System Android Marshmallow   My Question or Issue When I transfer a local file from my PC to a downloaded playlist that's...
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Android

Hi, i got a question. Since the newest Update on my Android phone, the 'search song in playlist' - Bar disappeared. It Was above the playlist and below the shuffle Button. Now i have to go to the playlist settings and click on 'search in the playlist...

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  • Hi, i got a question.  Since the newest Update on my Android phone, the 'search song in playlist' - Bar disappeared. It Was above the playlist and below the shuffle Button. Now i have to go to ...
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Solved!! Searching playlists on Android has been disabled

PlanPremiumCountryEnglandDeviceOnePlus 5Operating SystemAndroid My IssueFor about a month, I haven't been able to search my own playlists on Spotify yet those on iOS can. Don't really see why it was taken off or even if it was intentional but it's a ...

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  • Plan Premium Country England Device OnePlus 5 Operating System Android   My Issue For about a month, I haven't been able to search my own playlists on Spotify yet those on iOS can. Don...
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Scroll slider not grabbable since recent update

DeviceMate 20 Pro My Question or Issue Since a recent update the scroll bar/slider in the playlists doesn't work immediately: Old situation:Scroll down a bit so scroll bar becomes visible, grab and use slider on scrollbar.New situation:Scroll down a ...

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  •   Device Mate 20 Pro   My Question or Issue  Since a recent update the scroll bar/slider in the playlists doesn't work immediately:   Old situation: Scroll down a bit so s...
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Solved!! GO! by Spinnin Records Missing

PlanPremiumCountry USADevice(Samsung Galaxy Note Operating System(Android Oreo) My Question or Issue I downloaded a running playlist that was once removed before by Spinnin Records. The first song was called Melody and I dont remember the other songs...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device (Samsung Galaxy Note 😎 Operating System (Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue  I downloaded a running playlist that was once removed ...
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Playlist + Radio

PlanPremium familyCountryUk DevicePixel 2xl Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or Issue I can no longer start a radio from Playlists (Spotify or other). Why has this functionality been removed .

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  •   Plan Premium family Country Uk  Device Pixel 2xl  Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue  I can no longer start a radio from Playlists (Spotify or oth...
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