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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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Superuser Contribution Custom playlist cover not showing up when sharing to social media

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8/Microsoft Surface Pro 4Operating SystemAndroid Oreo 9.0 "Pie" /Windows 10 My Question or IssueI made some custom covers for several of my Spotify playlists in GIMP on the PC. I added them on my PC and c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Samsung Galaxy S8/Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Operating System Android Oreo 9.0 "Pie" /Windows 10   My Question or Issue I made some custom covers f...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics doesn't work

PlanFamily PremiumCountryChileDeviceSamsung Galaxy s9+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI have tried many ways to solution this problem, but Lirycs still not working. I opened my sister's account on my device, and Lyrics appeared!!! But whe...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country Chile Device Samsung Galaxy s9+ Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I have tried many ways to solution this problem, but Lirycs still not work...
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Song queue is not editable when using Spotify Connect with Volumio

PlanPremiumDeviceAndroid / Hifiberry / Windows10 My Question or Issue I use Spotify on a wide variety of platforms in my home. Spotify Connect to my Smart TV or Chromecast, Amazon Echo, on the computers (Win10), tablet and smartphone (Android) and mo...

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  • Plan Premium Device Android / Hifiberry / Windows10   My Question or Issue   I use Spotify on a wide variety of platforms in my home. Spotify Connect to my Smart TV or Chromecast, Am...
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Superuser Contribution Local files are ALL "gone"

PlanPremiumDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8 PlusOperating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or Issue Spotify no longer detects any local files. Those files have not been altered, and I have checked that the detect local files option is turned ON. The app still has ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue   Spotify no longer detects any local files. Those files have not been altered, and I h...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] "Now Playing" Screen will not show after returning to App

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5GOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueSince about two month ago, I have the following issue which is now getting worse:The problem occurs when I am listening to music or a podcast and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue Since about two month ago, I have the following issue which is now ge...
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Superuser Contribution Overlapping genre filters on liked songs

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueAs pictured, the genre filters are overlapping on my liked songs. This happens consistently every time I open the app, and there is no change in how t...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy S8 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue As pictured, the genre filters are overlapping on my liked songs. This hap...
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Superuser Contribution Bluetooth speaker breaks my shuffled queue.

PlanFree/PremiumDeviceXiaomi Redmi note 8 ProAnker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth SpeakerOperating SystemAndroid 10 Q1PA. 190711.020 My Question or IssueSo the thing is that at work I have a bluetooth speaker connected to my phone and listen to my +1000 song ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Device Xiaomi Redmi note 8 Pro Anker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth Speaker Operating System Android  10 Q1PA. 190711.020   My Question or Issue So the thing is that at ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution App crashing seconds after startup due to playlist loading

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S9Operating SystemAndroidVersion8.7.18.1138My Question or IssueAfter updating the latest version of Spotify, the app started to crash seconds after startup. First did a "clean reinsta...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S9 Operating System Android Version 8.7.18.1138 My Question or Issue After updating the latest version of Spotify, t...
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Song lags at beginning

Hi there .. .Recently im been experiencing trouble when playing a song, it will "lag" for 1 sec at the begining of the song, and just plays fine rest of the track. This happend to every song i switch to. This accours both on wifi and in my network co...

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  • Hi there .. . Recently im been experiencing trouble when playing a song, it will "lag" for 1 sec at the begining of the song, and just plays fine rest of the track. This happend to every song i swit...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify wont show local files on Android,

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung Galaxy A02sOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueSo I was transferring my local files from one laptop to another because i got a new one, and i put the old one into factory reset. But i forgot to move 4 songs, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Samsung Galaxy A02s Operating System Android   My Question or Issue So I was transferring my local files from one laptop to another because i got a new o...
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Superuser Contribution How to stop Spotify playing audio when I plug in wired headphone adapter

PremiumUK DeviceSamsung Galaxy s21Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen I plug in an adapter to record audio that I am videoing, spotify plays, causes video recording to stop.I don't want Spotify to try and autoplay. How do i stop Spotify ...

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  •   Premium UK   Device Samsung Galaxy s21 Operating System Android    My Question or Issue When I plug in an adapter to record audio that I am videoing, spotify plays, ca...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify showing 'Nothing playing', but still playing music and freezing after closing the app.

Even after having the app re-installed after logging out, I log back in to have the same issue of playing songs in my playlists and searches, and them not appearing without the 'Nothing playing' coming up on my Spotify, but still proceeding to play t...

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  • Even after having the app re-installed after logging out, I log back in to have the same issue of playing songs in my playlists and searches, and them not appearing without the 'Nothing playing' comi...
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Superuser Contribution Can't log in due to being offline

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating SystemAndroid 12Spotify Version8.7.18.1138 My Question or IssueI am frequently in locations where I cannot stream music, so being offline with downloaded songs is my only way of listen...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System Android 12 Spotify Version 8.7.18.1138   My Question or Issue I am frequently in locations wher...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify plays songs not In my playlist

My Question or IssueWhenever I try to listen to my playlist, Spotify plays other songs that are NOT in my playlist. I am very annoyed, I tried many things recommended in order to fix this problem, but the problem is still not fixed. I just want to li...

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  • My Question or Issue Whenever I try to listen to my playlist, Spotify plays other songs that are NOT in my playlist. I am very annoyed, I tried many things recommended in order to fix this problem, ...
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Superuser Contribution Local file not working

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceLG G6Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueI was able to use Spotify to play music in my phone in the local file playlist, however, that function stopped working 3 days ago.I've tried the following solutions:1. R...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device LG G6 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue I was able to use Spotify to play music in my phone in the local file playlist, howev...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Similar songs not playing after searched song anymore

When I first used Spotify, there used to be a feature where the app would play random songs after the one that I manually searched for but now it's gone. I tried enabling shuffle, disabling repeat and making sure autoplay is enabled but nothing chang...

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  • When I first used Spotify, there used to be a feature where the app would play random songs after the one that I manually searched for but now it's gone.   I tried enabling shuffle, disabling ...
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Superuser Contribution Syncing issues on android

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDevicesamsung galaxy s9Operating Systemandroid 10 My Question or IssueHi in the past few days I've noticed some issues using spotify, in particular liked songs don't sync between mobile and desktop and also the "following" coun...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device samsung galaxy s9 Operating System android 10   My Question or Issue Hi in the past few days I've noticed some issues using spotify, in particular lik...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify codes for specific song open the album but play a random song.

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceRedmi Note /Operating SystemAndroid 9, with MIUI Global 10.3.12 My Question or IssueI have crated and experimented with several of the spotify codes for specific song and none of them seem to work properly. They play a random...

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Superuser Contribution New Phone (android 12), eternal ring when selecting playlist/album or song

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceSony Xperia 5 IIIOperating SystemLatest android 12 My Question or IssueWhen I installed Spotify from Play-store and started it, I'm unable to play any songs. It just hangs.I have tried each of these steps:Uninstall/Inst...

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Superuser Contribution bluetooth problems apps & fitures

hi! when i disconnect the galaxy buds, spotify automatically start playing a song. how can I prevent it? I use a galaxy s22 (android).

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  • hi! when i disconnect the galaxy buds, spotify automatically start playing a song. how can I prevent it? I use a galaxy s22 (android).  
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