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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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Inconsistency mobile/desktop app: Shuffle vs. Play button

PlanPremium FamilyCountryGermany DeviceSony Xperia X / Linux LaptopOperating SystemAndroid Oreo / openSUSE Linux 42.3 My Question or IssueHi! I don't understand the rationale why the Android app most of the time shows a big green "Shuffle" play butto...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Germany   Device Sony Xperia X / Linux Laptop Operating System Android Oreo / openSUSE Linux 42.3   My Question or Issue Hi!   I don't understa...
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Superuser Contribution Android 9 Pie and Galaxy Note 8

Car view mode will not work with android 9. Also, cannot control music on lockscreen with android 9. Finally, app still will not detect landscape mode on note 8.PlanFPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy Note 8Operating SystemAndroid 9 Pie

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  • Car view mode will not work with android 9. Also, cannot control music on lockscreen with android 9.  Finally, app still will not detect landscape mode on note 8. Plan FPremium Country USA ...
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Shuffle Play

Hi! I have a free plan, on a Samsung J3 Prime. I use Android. I have a question. Why is it that some spotify-made playlists are shuffle play so e days and then not shuffle play. Is this a problem with my phone? Is it Spotify? Thanks.

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  • Hi! I have a free plan, on a Samsung J3 Prime. I use Android. I have a question. Why is it that some spotify-made playlists are shuffle play so e days and then not shuffle play. Is this a problem wit...
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Cannot view the queue on my Oneplus

Cannot see my queued tracks 

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spotify is draining battery S10

PlanPremiumCountryCosta RicaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating System android(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have Galaxy S10 and galaxy watch, in this moment spotify is draining the battery of my phone. I used only 1 hour...

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  • Plan Premium Country Costa Rica Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System   android (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I have Galaxy S10 and ga...
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New format

Plan PremiumCountryUSAOperating System My Question or IssueThe new format is complicated. Cant find downloaded artist unless you're following them, some songs wont come up in searches but can be found going through library playlists, cant search all ...

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  • Plan  Premium Country USA Operating System     My Question or Issue The new format is complicated. Cant find downloaded artist unless you're following them, some songs wont com...
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Spotify is closing automatically - Spotify schließt sich automatisch (Android)

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8+Operating SystemAndroid Pie 9.0 My Question or IssueHello,since few days the app is closing automatically in background.I start spotify, going into any other app and after 1-5 minutes (it's random) sto...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy S8+ Operating System Android Pie 9.0   My Question or Issue Hello, since few days the app is closing automatically in background. I...
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Songs shared from Release Radar can't be opened in-app

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Pixel 2 XLOperating System: Android 9.0My Question or Issue:When sharing a song from my Release radar via SMS, the link sends them to their Release Radar, instead of the song's page in the app. This also happens the o...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Pixel 2 XL Operating System: Android 9.0 My Question or Issue: When sharing a song from my Release radar via SMS, the link sends them to their Release Radar, i...
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Songs stop playing???

PlanPremiumGalaxy s10 plusOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueAfter the recent app update and after awhile of playing music either in my library which is downloaded or a playlist that isn't downloaded it random...

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  • Plan Premium Galaxy s10 plus Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue After the recent app update and after awhile of playing music either in m...
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Solved!! Disable annoying music videos

How do I disable these music videos? They make my Google Pixel buttons at the bottom of my phone disappear and makes my phone finicky. I'm not trying to play MTV from the 90s on my phone. I just want music while I work out or drive.

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  •   How do I disable these music videos? They make my Google Pixel buttons at the bottom of my phone disappear and makes my phone finicky. I'm not trying to play MTV from the 90s on my phone. I j...
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Download Does Not Work (Singapore)

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceBlackBerry KEY2Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 My Question or IssueIs the server down for Singapore? I noticed that my songs are not downloaded to my device even though I am on Premium. I only have 500 songs and 2 devices...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device BlackBerry KEY2 Operating System Android 8.1    My Question or Issue Is the server down for Singapore? I noticed that my songs are not d...
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Button for saving / removing from library has disappeared

Plan PremiumCountry Finland Device: severalOperating SystemAndroid 7My Question or IssueOn recent update, button for adding song to library / removing from library has disappeared from android spotify. Please add it back ASAP.

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland   Device: several Operating System Android 7 My Question or Issue On recent update, button for adding song to library / removing from library has disap...
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Cant listen to songs on playlist even though i have them downloaded

I have songs on my playist on my pc that are not on spotify so i put them on there through local files and i wanted those songs on my andriod so i put those songs on a micro sd but spotify doesnt reconize them as those songs and i cant accses local f...

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  • I have songs on my playist on my pc that are not on spotify so i put them on there through local files and i wanted those songs on my andriod so i put those songs on a micro sd but spotify doesnt rec...
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"Liking" a song on android no longer adds to "Saved" on desktop

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8+Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueSince they updated the android app, whenevr I "Like" a song on my android phone it is added to my "Liked Songs" playlist. However, when I go to my win...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Samsung Galaxy S8+ Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue Since they updated the android app, whenevr I "Like" a song on my and...
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Podcast problems

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceSamsung Galaxy 9, Windows PCOperating SystemDon't know/not relevant My Question or IssueI'm having trouble playing History of Rome podcast episodes. I checked and I don't have a problem with Revolutions episodes and the issue p...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows PC Operating System Don't know/not relevant   My Question or Issue I'm having trouble playing History of Rome podcast episodes. I ...
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Solved!! "Next/previous track" commands via audio jack not being recognized

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceGoogle Pixel 3 XLOperating SystemAndroid 9.0 "Pie" My Question or IssueStandard wired earbuds often come with a button to control audio on the device. Single-click for pause/play, double-click for "next track" and triple...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Google Pixel 3 XL Operating System Android 9.0 "Pie"   My Question or Issue Standard wired earbuds often come with a button to control audio on the d...
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Current listening device changes when i press the Next music button

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceMotorola Z2 PlayOperating SystemAndroid 8.0.0 My Question or IssueWhile I'm listening on my PC using the windows client and use the lock screen or the notification bar controls to skip the current playing song, sometimes...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Motorola Z2 Play Operating System Android 8.0.0   My Question or Issue While I'm listening on my PC using the windows client and use the lock screen ...
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Spotify just overall bugging?

So recently I bought the Premium Duo, and when using spotify, the songs either don't start, or when they do, they play for a few seconds and stop. My gf is saying her works fine, but im encountering problem after problem. Spotify doesn't even connect...

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  • So recently I bought the Premium Duo, and when using spotify, the songs either don't start, or when they do, they play for a few seconds and stop. My gf is saying her works fine, but im encountering ...
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External Storage Not Showing Up

PlaPremiumCountryUnited statesDeviceGalaxy s7 edgeOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueMy external storage has 64 gb on it so it has plenty of room for music. I know it works fine because i have apps and pictures saved on it, but spotify isnt ...

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  •   PlaPremium Country United states Device Galaxy s7 edge Operating System Android     My Question or Issue My external storage has 64 gb on it so it has plenty of room for m...
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Genius / Behind the Lyrics should be removed completely

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DeviceGoogle Pixel XLOperating SystemLatest My Question or IssueI've tried to turn off behind the lyrics multiple times but without success and now the whole option to do so is gone.I would like to see an option to remov...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device Google Pixel XL Operating System Latest   My Question or Issue I've tried to turn off behind the lyrics multiple times but ...
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