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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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  • Daniel
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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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  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps downloading my "already downloaded" music (and the size of the app keeps growing...)

Hello, I have an issue with all of my downloaded songs I have a premium account and I downloaded all my 2000 songs so that I can listen to them on "offline mode" But today, without any explanations, all my songs are not available anymore, the green a...

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  • Hello, I have an issue with all of my downloaded songs   I have a premium account and I downloaded all my 2000 songs so that I can listen to them on "offline mode"   But today, without ...
  • AlejaR
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Superuser Contribution Widget animations don't work properly.

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDevicesSamsung Galaxy Note 10+, Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeOperating SystemAndroid 12 (One UI 4.0), Android 12 (pixel style custom rom) My Question or IssueSpotify Widgets on Android have severe inconsistencies in their animations.A...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Devices Samsung Galaxy Note 10+, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Operating System Android 12 (One UI 4.0), Android 12 (pixel style custom rom)   My Question or Issue ...
  • Alex_Silviu
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Superuser Contribution player in notification area does not close

The player in the notification area does not close after I close the app.I use a Xiaomi Redmi Note 11

  • Casual Listener
  • The player in the notification area does not close after I close the app. I use a Xiaomi Redmi Note 11
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Superuser Contribution Podcast episodes wont play [Android TV]

PlanPremium Country Norway DeviceAndroid TVPhillips TPM19E Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or Issue When viewing all episodes of a podcast, ok button on TV remote does nothing, i.e the selected track wont play.This is not a problem if I go to s...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country  Norway      Device Android TV Phillips TPM19E   Operating System Android 9    My Question or Issue   When ...
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Superuser Contribution Add to list doesn't work

Today "Add to list doesn't work". It says it does but it doesn't add the item.App for Android, last version checked.

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  • Today "Add to list doesn't work". It says it does but it doesn't add the item. App for Android, last version checked. 
  • Vasil
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play more than one song upon a search.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S9My Question or IssueSpotify won't play more than one song at a time when I search. Even last week I was able to click on a searched song and Spotify would automatically start playing si...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States of America Device Samsung Galaxy S9 My Question or Issue Spotify won't play more than one song at a time when I search. Even last week I was able to ...
  • Yordan
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution No shuffle button

Premium family membershipUKGalaxy S9 No shuffle off/on button. Reinstalled - but still not therePlease helpThanks

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  • Premium family membership UK Galaxy S9   No shuffle off/on button.  Reinstalled - but still not there Please help Thanks  
  • AlejaR
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Superuser Contribution App can't access anything on Samsung A10e

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSamsung A10eOperating SystemAndroid Oreo/11? (says Android version 11 under software settings) My Question or IssueThe app has been bricked on my A10e, no content can be accessed. It gives errors like empty playlists and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Samsung A10e Operating System Android Oreo/11? (says Android version 11 under software settings)   My Question or Issue The app has been bricked...
  • Alex
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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...
  • Lyubka
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Library search can't find playlists in folders

PlanPremiumCountyGermanyOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueA search of my library won't return playlists that are inside folders. Playlists outside folders are shown with no issue.

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  •   Plan Premium County Germany Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue A search of my library won't return playlists that are inside folders. Playlists outside folders ar...
  • AlejaR
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Android plays music when another app plays sound

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceOnePlus 9Operating SystemAndroid 12 (LineageOS) My Question or IssueWhen another app (Twitter, Instagram, RL Sideswipe) starts playing sound, Spotify will often start playing music wherever I left off on my phone....

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device OnePlus 9 Operating System Android 12 (LineageOS)   My Question or Issue When another app (Twitter, Instagram, RL Sideswipe) starts playing so...
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Superuser Contribution There is a clickable area in a gap between the bottom three icons and the Now Playing section

DeviceSamsung A32, Samsung S20 FE, probably othersOperating SystemAndroid 12, maybe others My Question or IssueFor the past year, there is a small but annoying clickable area between the Now Playing bar and the bottom bar (Home, Search, Library). Thi...

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  • Device Samsung A32, Samsung S20 FE, probably others Operating System Android 12, maybe others   My Question or Issue For the past year, there is a small but annoying clickable area between...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Unreasonable battery drain on Pixel 3a

PlanPremium CountryUS DeviceGoogle Pixel 3a Operating SystemAndroid 12Google play system update from august 1st 2022Security update from may 5th 2022Build number SP2A.220505.008 My Question or IssueSpotify is using a massive amount of battery and cau...

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  • Plan Premium   Country US   Device Google Pixel 3a    Operating System Android 12 Google play system update from august 1st 2022 Security update from may 5th 2022 Bui...
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Playback pauses immediately using Spotify Connect on Samsung Multiroom Speakers (WAM351/551/751)

Plan - Premium (Family)Country - Norway DeviceSamsung S5, S9+, S21 Ultra, PC, one iphoneOperating System(iOS version unknown (visiting friend), Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssuePlayback immediately pauses when using/casting to Spoti...

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  • Plan - Premium (Family) Country - Norway   Device Samsung S5, S9+, S21 Ultra, PC, one iphone Operating System (iOS version unknown (visiting friend), Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc...
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Superuser Contribution Downloading issues on samsung galaxy s22 ultra

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceSamsung Galaxy S22 ultraOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueI am not able to download Songs on my library and if it happens it Downloads slow and not completely. And if i like a new Song or so and want to do...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Samsung Galaxy S22 ultra Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue I am not able to download Songs on my library and if it ha...
  • Eni
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The controls on my lock screen are almost invisible when using dark mode

Question or IssuePlanPremiumCountry DeviceAsus ROG phone 2Operating SystemAndroid? My Question or IssueThe controls on my lock screen are almost invisible when using dark mode, even with my screen brightness on max its visibility is still nonexistant...

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  • Question or Issue Plan Premium Country   Device Asus ROG phone 2 Operating System Android?   My Question or Issue The controls on my lock screen are almost invisible when using d...
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Superuser Contribution Local File Access

PlanFamily PremiumCountryCanada DeviceSamsung A53 5G Operating SystemAndroid Oreo? My Question or IssueSpotify local files keeps adding my Voice Recorder files to it's list. I've gone through my settings on both apps, deleted/moved all files and rete...

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  •   Plan Family Premium Country Canada   Device Samsung A53 5G   Operating System Android Oreo?   My Question or Issue Spotify local files keeps adding my Voice Re...
  • Vasil
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Superuser Contribution Spotify has the worst user experience in history

Been a Spotify Premium user for about 4 years now. Initially it was great, but their software is absolute garbage now. My phone, PC, and Alexa are all less than two years old, kept up to date and regularly restarted. Apps have been reinstalled multip...

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  • Been a Spotify Premium user for about 4 years now. Initially it was great, but their software is absolute garbage now. My phone, PC, and Alexa are all less than two years old, kept up to date and reg...
  • AndreasVX
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay does not work

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10+Operating System Android 12My Question or Issue Autoplay does not work if i have chosen songs for the qaiting list, or if i have chosen only one song. The app plays only the songs i have chosen. It do...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Samsung Galaxy S10+ Operating System  Android 12 My Question or Issue   Autoplay does not work if i have chosen songs for the qaiting list, or ...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Playlists] Playlist default order

I noticed my imminent request has been refused at least twice. However, as a music lover and a developer myself, and most of all, as a frequent Spotify user, I believe the playlist default order should be from the most recently added. Every time I ge...

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  • I noticed my imminent request has been refused at least twice. However, as a music lover and a developer myself, and most of all, as a frequent Spotify user, I believe the playlist default order shou...
  • Jeremy
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