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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 Enhance button not showing up!!

PlanPremiumCountryMy main account is a UK account and I am in Australia at the moment so the test account I made was AustralianDeviceOnePlus Nord 2 5G Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI don't know why my main account won't show the enha...

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  • Plan Premium Country My main account is a UK account and I am in Australia at the moment so the test account I made was Australian Device OnePlus Nord 2 5G  Operating System Android 11&nb...
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Superuser Contribution [Mobile] Block/Hide Artists on Spotify Playlists and Release Radar

The release of Friday's Release Radar is one of my favorite parts of the week and has been for about 5 years now. Within the last year or two, a change was made where you can no longer hide particular artists permanently from your playlist. For examp...

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  • The release of Friday's Release Radar is one of my favorite parts of the week and has been for about 5 years now.  Within the last year or two, a change was made where you can no longer hide par...
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Superuser Contribution Multiple Ongoing Issues with Playback (Stopping, Now Playing Bar and Lock Screen Controls Missing)

For months now I have been unable to solve the following three very annoying issues with playback. I have repeatedly tried all the “standard” fixes I found browsing the forums and searching online: full reinstall, clear cache, log out, restart, etc. ...

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  • For months now I have been unable to solve the following three very annoying issues with playback. I have repeatedly tried all the “standard” fixes I found browsing the forums and searching online: f...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify starts playing music by opening the app

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceHuawei P20 ProOperating SystemAndroid 8.1.0 My Question or IssueHey there, everytime I open the Spotify app, it automatically starts playing music. I don't want that and I haven't found a solution so far. Thank you ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Huawei P20 Pro Operating System Android 8.1.0   My Question or Issue Hey there, everytime I open the Spotify app, it automatically starts playin...
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Superuser Contribution How to download Spotfiy app on new Huawei smartphone?

Hello, How can I download Spotify app on Huawei P40? It's one of the new models which don't use Google services, so instead of Google Play there's an AppGallery.Deezer and Tidal are available, but I can't find Spotify.Are you planning to release it s...

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  • Hello,   How can I download Spotify app on Huawei P40? It's one of the new models which don't use Google services, so instead of Google Play there's an AppGallery. Deezer and Tidal are availa...
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Play/pause not working with Rayban Smart Glasses

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceGoogle Pixel 6Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueSo I just got the new Rayban smart glasses, and they have a 'touchpad' on the side to play/pause and skip tracks. This function works perfectly for You...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Google Pixel 6 Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue So I just got the new Rayban smart glasses, and they have a 'to...
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Superuser Contribution Local files for Android

Hi everyone!Exciting news for users of Spotify on Android devices: you may have noticed a new feature in your app that has been highly requested in the Community. This feature is Local files! You can now stream all audio files stored in your device u...

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  • Hi everyone! Exciting news for users of Spotify on Android devices: you may have noticed a new feature in your app that has been highly requested in the Community. This feature is Local fil...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Two notifications

PlanPremiumCountrySingapore DeviceGalaxy A51Operating SystemAndroid version 11 My Question or IssueI currently have two notifications on my phone everytime I play music? If I want to get rid of the Spotify notification on my notification bar, it alwa...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore    Device Galaxy A51 Operating System Android version 11   My Question or Issue I currently have two notifications on my phone everytime I pla...
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Amazon Echo freezes after 3 songs

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceG8X ThinQAmazon Echo Dot (3rd gen)Windows 10 PCOperating SystemAndroid 10Windows 10 My Question or IssueWithin the last week I have found that my Alexa Echo devices are only able to play 3 songs before freezing up...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device G8X ThinQ Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) Windows 10 PC Operating System Android 10 Windows 10   My Question or Issue Within the last week I have...
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Losing Volume Control with Chromecast

Well, my problem of Chromecast randomly disconnecting with Spotify stopped with latest update (to Spotify) - but I'm experiencing another isue: I frequently lose volume control on my phone. For instance, I’ll try turning the music down and notice I’m...

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  • Well, my problem of Chromecast randomly disconnecting with Spotify stopped with latest update (to Spotify) - but I'm experiencing another isue: I frequently lose volume control on my phone. &n...
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Superuser Contribution Very badly matching songs play when switching devices - how to stop?

Premium/US/Pixel5a5g&Win10/11PC I have autoplay on, and it's fine when my 99.999% used playlist ends, however, if I switch devices, i.e. to Android(driving), it starts playing really wrong songs (for my liking). Like, really wrong - would never searc...

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  • Premium/US/Pixel5a5g&Win10/11PC   I have autoplay on, and it's fine when my 99.999% used playlist ends, however, if I switch devices, i.e. to Android(driving), it starts playing really wro...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Browse] avoid phone lock while in Spotify, like it happens in navigation apps as Waze lock

On some of my devices where I run Spotify and we enjoy to read the song lyrics it could be useful to have an option to avoid the screen lock: in android we don't find any option to do that

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  • On some of my devices where I run Spotify and we enjoy to read the song lyrics it could be useful to have an option to avoid the screen lock: in android we don't find any option to do that
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Solved!! STILL LACKING BASIC FEATURES FOR ANDROID. THE ANDROID DEVELOPMENT TEAM IS ACTUALLY USELESS

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Thank god for swipe to queue finally being added. Good work spotify!

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo,    Thank god for swipe to queue finally being ad...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify locking phone screen when a new song starts playing

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceGoogle Pixel 3aOperating SystemAndroid 11 Beta My Question or IssueWhen using the Spotify mobile app, every time a new song starts playing when the Spotify app is currently being looked at, my phone screen turns off,...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Google Pixel 3a Operating System Android 11 Beta   My Question or Issue When using the Spotify mobile app, every time a new song starts playing w...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to login due to Offline mode

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S10eOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI must start by saying that I am extremely disappointed that this is still a problem when I found several threads dating back to 2017 about this very issue. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S10e Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I must start by saying that I am extremely disappointed that this is still a prob...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lyrics not showing

PlanPremiumCountryHong Kong DeviceSamsung S10Operating SystemAndroid 12, One UI 4 My Question or IssueI can never see the lyrics on my phone under any song. Even when I followed the procedure on the spotify help website, it just never worked. Whereas...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hong Kong  Device Samsung S10 Operating System Android 12, One UI 4   My Question or Issue I can never see the lyrics on my phone under any song. Even when I...
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Solved!! Suddenly no longer able to download music to phone?

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicemoto x4Operating SystemAndroid 9/pie My Question or IssueI've been using Spotify for awhile and this is a new problem. I'm unable to download any playlists - they get stuck in the grey waiting to download phase. It is only o...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device moto x4 Operating System Android 9/pie   My Question or Issue I've been using Spotify for awhile and this is a new problem. I'm unable to download any...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Your Library] Wrong album playing?

Added Mozart Great Mass in C Minor, Suzuki with Bach Collegium Japan, but it plays the Messiah! Is this an error or punishment for having a free account?

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  • Added Mozart Great Mass in C Minor, Suzuki with Bach Collegium Japan, but it plays the Messiah! Is this an error or punishment for having a free account? 😉  
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Lite Downloads not working - even with Wifi

PlanFree/PremiumCountrySouth AfricaDeviceXiomi Redmi 9COperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI am using Spotify Lite and it has been working fine until a few weeks ago.First the problem was, my albums/playlists show the green arrow for download...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country South Africa Device Xiomi Redmi 9C Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I am using Spotify Lite and it has been working fine until a few we...
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Superuser Contribution Problems searching music on spotify app

Whenever I search on Spotify it only searches for downloaded music. It does this both when I use Wi-Fi and data and it's really annoying. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, restarting my device, and turning on and off the offline mode. Anyone hav...

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  • Whenever I search on Spotify it only searches for downloaded music. It does this both when I use Wi-Fi and data and it's really annoying. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, restarting my device, ...
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