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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 Lyrics Not Appearing for me even with a new phone

I have upgraded to my phone from the S21 Ultra to the S22 Ultra. Notice that my lyrics are also no appearing on this phone. I would like a fix. Unable to work on my S21 now S22. Please anyone who can help me fix this problem... Ive tried clearing cac...

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  • I have upgraded to my phone from the S21 Ultra to the S22 Ultra. Notice that my lyrics are also no appearing on this phone. I would like a fix. Unable to work on my S21 now S22. Please anyone who can...
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Superuser Contribution adding Stations

Im suppose to be able to add stations with Scroll up or down to change the station.Tap (+) in the top-left corner to add a station.I cant see any + on the top-left corner because the app is "on the whole screeen". Looks like a background image and no...

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  • Im suppose to be able to add stations with  Scroll up or down to change the station. Tap   (+)   in the top-left corner to add a station. I cant see any + on the top-left corner b...
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Spotify Premium

Right now I'm using the Spotify Premium 7 Day Trial offer and although I really like Premium and am considering getting it, but it takes up over 13GB in music downloads! I'm wondering if I do decide not to get it and Spotify takes away my privileges,...

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  • Right now I'm using the Spotify Premium 7 Day Trial offer and although I really like Premium and am considering getting it, but it takes up over 13GB in music downloads! I'm wondering if I do decide ...
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Superuser Contribution Queue button unclickable for album radio playing sessions

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceOneplus 9Spotify version8.7.8.1206Operating SystemAndroid 12My Question or IssueIn certain states(reproduction below) - the queue button becomes unclickable so the queue can't be observed or manipulated (apart from addin...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device Oneplus 9 Spotify version 8.7.8.1206 Operating System Android 12 My Question or Issue In certain states(reproduction below) - the queue button becomes un...
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Superuser Contribution No 'Play' thumbnail in Messenger

PlanPremiumCountryNicaraguaDeviceSamsung Galaxy A50Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or Issue:when sharing in Messenger, there was always a little thumbnail of the song that allowed you to play a preview of the song but since like 3 days ago, it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Nicaragua Device Samsung Galaxy A50 Operating System Android 10     My Question or Issue: when sharing in Messenger, there was always a little thumbnail of t...
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded podcasts disappear in Offline mode

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceSamsung Galaxy s21Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI have no wifi until Febuary 1st and I'm trying to conserve my limited data by using the download function for podcats. I have 95 episodes downloaded and I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Samsung Galaxy s21 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I have no wifi until Febuary 1st and I'm trying to conserve my limited da...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Spotify is trying to play..." Notification

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceSamsung Galaxy A71Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueSteps to reproduce the issue: 1. Open Spotify2. "Spotify is trying to play..." notification appears immediately.3. Head back to Android's home screen.4. Th...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Samsung Galaxy A71 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Steps to reproduce the issue:   1. Open Spotify 2. "Spotify is trying t...
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Superuser Contribution Songs indicate they have lyrics but don't show them

PlanPremium Family (I'm the account payment is linked to)CountryUnited StatesDeviceGalaxy Z Flip 3Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or Issue So every other person on my family account has lyrics except for me, the guy that actually pays for it. ...

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  • Plan Premium Family (I'm the account payment is linked to) Country United States Device Galaxy Z Flip 3 Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue   So every other person...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lyrics doesn't work in my account

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceXiaomi Mi A3Operating SystemAndroid one (Android 11) My Question or IssueLyrics doesn't appear in when logged into my account, but when I use another account they do. I tried reinstalling and rebooting like 20 times in 4 ...

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  •  Plan Premium Country Spain Device Xiaomi Mi A3 Operating System Android one (Android 11)   My Question or Issue Lyrics doesn't appear in when logged into my account, but when I u...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Reinstate the scroll bar on playlists

Android user. I used to be able to use the scroll bar on the right side of a playlist and just drag it to quickly move to a position in the playlist. Now this feature no longer exists. It is super hard to scroll through a playlist like my Liked Songs...

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  • Android user. I used to be able to use the scroll bar on the right side of a playlist and just drag it to quickly move to a position in the playlist. Now this feature no longer exists. It is super ha...
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Superuser Contribution Storage switching to internal storage after ever restart.

Spotify downloaded songs redownload on to internal storage after ever restart. I believe this is due to a delay in mounting the sd card on the device. This issue has been going on for years judging by this forum with out ever having a satisfactory an...

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  • Spotify downloaded songs redownload on to internal storage after ever restart. I believe this is due to a delay in mounting the sd card on the device. This issue has been going on for years judging b...
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Superuser Contribution I cant see lyrics

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceHonor 8XOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI cant see lyrics on my phone but i can see on computer or another mobile device

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  •   Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Honor 8X Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I cant see lyrics on my phone but i can see on computer or another mobile device&...
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Superuser Contribution Like Icon appears too large/at incorrect size

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceGoogle Pixel 5Operating SystemAndroid 12LSpotify VersionAlpha Channel/8.7.10.127My Question or IssueThe like button appears too large/at an incorrect size randomly when opening the song full-screen view. It doesn'...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Google Pixel 5 Operating System Android 12L Spotify Version Alpha Channel/8.7.10.127 My Question or Issue The like button appears too large/...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Joe Rogan Podcast does not play

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device(Both Samsung Galaxy S7 and S20 FE 5g)Operating System(Android) My Question or IssueI cannot play JRE podcast on my device. It says "video cannot play in your location" but I just want to listen to audio. It does not w...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device (Both Samsung Galaxy S7 and S20 FE 5g) Operating System (Android)   My Question or Issue I cannot play JRE podcast on my device. It says...
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Superuser Contribution Share button for lyrics is missing for IG Stories

PlanPremium CountryPhilippines DeviceSamsung Galaxy S8+ Operating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or IssueAs I've said in the title, I don't have the share lyrics feature on my android phone. I can't share specific lyrics on my IG Story, which I would ...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Philippines   Device Samsung Galaxy S8+   Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue As I've said in the title, I don't have the share...
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Superuser Contribution Song progress bar goes beyond song length while connected to speaker device

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceGoogle Pixel 3aOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueEssentially, when I listen to a song through my speakers using Spotify connect, the progress bar stops at the end and the live time stamp of the song ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Google Pixel 3a Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Essentially, when I listen to a song through my speakers using Spotify con...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Spotify notification player acts like multiple songs are playing

DeviceGalaxy Z Fold 2Operating SystemAndroid 11My Question or IssueFor the last several weeks, I've been dealing with a really annoying issue with my Spotify player, and it only seems to be getting worse. Around beginning December, my pull down notif...

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  • Device Galaxy Z Fold 2 Operating System Android 11 My Question or Issue For the last several weeks, I've been dealing with a really annoying issue with my Spotify player, and it only seems to be...
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Superuser Contribution JRE Podcast Crashes on Android TV

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceAndroid TV Dongle (Dish TV SV11)Operating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueAfter starting JRE video podcast the app freezes after playing the introduction. JRE is the only video podcast that this happens with.I have...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device Android TV Dongle (Dish TV SV11) Operating System Android My Question or Issue After starting JRE video podcast the app freezes after playing the in...
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Superuser Contribution No "Find in this Playlist" or "Remove from this Playlist"

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceGalaxy A11Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI am trying to remove songs from a very long playlist. Apparently there is supposed to be an option to search for a song in a playlist by clicking the three dots, but I ...

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  • P lan Free Country USA Device Galaxy A11 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I am trying to remove songs from a very long playlist. Apparently there is supposed to be an...
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Superuser Contribution Datenverbrauch enorm hoch trotz heruntergeladener Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice(Samsung Galaxy Note 10+)Operating System(Android 12) My Question or IssueSpotify verbraucht enorm viele mobile Daten. Normalerweise ca 300mB im Monat, seit Januar 4GB pro Monat. Alle Songs die ich höre sind offline ver...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device (Samsung Galaxy Note 10+) Operating System (Android 12)   My Question or Issue Spotify verbraucht enorm viele mobile Daten. Normalerweise ca 300mB i...
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