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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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  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Using Spotify offline with Android phone in car

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S22Operating SystemAndroid 12? My Question or IssueHello, I recently downloaded my playlists to play offline in my car to avoid using Data. I noticed however, that the quality of the songs are worse when p...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Samsung Galaxy S22 Operating System Android 12?   My Question or Issue Hello,   I recently downloaded my playlists to play offline in my car t...
  • Patrick_LL
  • Casual Listener
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Superuser Contribution strange behaviour on Android - 'music' filter shows unknown account

using version 8.7.62.268 on a Sony Xperia X running Android 8. the newly-added 'music' filter, upon tapping on it, shows an unknown account that doesn't belong to me. my music library still links to my own account. see attached screenshots.

  • Roadie
  • using version 8.7.62.268 on a Sony Xperia X running Android 8.   the newly-added 'music' filter, upon tapping on it, shows an unknown account that doesn't belong to me. my music library stil...
  • unseenlarks
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Superuser Contribution Android App Starts Skipping like a scratched CD and stops playing when Phone is in lock screen

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePixel 3aXLOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueWhen I lock my screen and set my phone down it almost immediately starts skipping like a scratched CD and sometimes even stops playing until I pick up the phone. I be...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Pixel 3aXL Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue When I lock my screen and set my phone down it almost immediately starts skipping like a s...
  • Jaqyra24
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  • App Skipping and Stopping when Locked Screen
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Good morning / afternoon/ night albums not updating

PlanPremium DuoCountryBrazilDeviceMoto G8 PowerOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueIt's been a while since the six top recommendations won't update. I listen to music often however the 6 recommendations stays the same. Recently I used Spot...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country Brazil Device Moto G8 Power Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue It's been a while since the six top recommendations won't update. I listen to mu...
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Superuser Contribution I can't get logged into Spotify or download app as when I try it says I'm offline, how do I get 'onl

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Allow explicit content option removed from the menu on my android app

PlanPremiumCountryKoreaDeviceSamsung Galaxy Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHi,I accidently disabled the allow explicit content option from my android Spotify app and realized this option has been removed from the option. What should I do...

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  • Plan Premium Country Korea Device Samsung Galaxy  Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Hi, I accidently disabled the allow explicit content option from my android Spot...
  • Yordan
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Login

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle badge next to Play button always toggled on

Lately the horrendous Spotify application on android plays all albums and playlists in shuffle mode by default (which should even be illegal). I never ever listen to any album on random, it doesn't make any sense. But someone on Spotify decided to ch...

  • Roadie
  • Lately the horrendous Spotify application on android plays all albums and playlists in shuffle mode by default (which should even be illegal). I never ever listen to any album on random, it doesn't m...
  • Aldous-Huckster
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle play button no longer available?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S22 UltraOperating SystemAndroid 12 One UI 4.1 My Question or IssueHow can I reenable the shuffle play button? Previously I could just hit the button and it would reshuffle my playlist and start a new song. N...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Operating System Android 12 One UI 4.1   My Question or Issue How can I reenable the shuffle play button?  Previously I co...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Lyric thing makes Spotify hard to use

PlanI am a paying customer.CountrySwedenDeviceSamsung Note 8Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueThe new lyrics placed placed at the bottom of the "play" canvas or whatever it's called makes it hard to switch song. It now requires a very exa...

  • Roadie
  • Plan I am a paying customer. Country Sweden Device Samsung Note 8 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue The new lyrics placed placed at the bottom of the "play" canvas or w...
  • bosi
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Superuser Contribution playbar above the name of the song - UI bug in Android TV app

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceTCL S6500 40inch Operating SystemAndroid TV 9.0 The UI of the app is bugged, with the playbar appering above the name of the song. example in the attached image. This bug is already in the app for a lot of time, at least...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device TCL S6500 40inch  Operating System Android TV 9.0   The UI of the app is bugged, with the playbar appering above the name of the song. example in...
  • Jeremy
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Spotify App is not listed on Play Store for Wear OS 2.0 or 2.0+ - Was it discontinued?

PlanPremium CountryBrazil DeviceTichwatch E and Ticwatch S Operating SystemWear OS 2.0 + My Question:Was spotify App for Wear OS 2.0 or 2.0+ discontinued on Play Store? I tried to install Wear OS app on a Ticwatch S today and I searched for Spotify A...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Brazil   Device Tichwatch E and Ticwatch S   Operating System Wear OS 2.0 +   My Question: Was spotify App for Wear OS 2.0 or 2.0+ discontinued...
  • dalgspot
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Songs on artist page are set to play on shuffle by default

PlanPremiumCountryCzechiaDeviceXiaomi Mi 11Operating SystemAnroid 12 SKQ1.211006.001Spotify app version8.7.52.1010My Question or IssueThis problem happens to me only on mobile app. I notice it about two weeks ago. When I open ANY artist, the shuffle ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czechia Device Xiaomi Mi 11 Operating System Anroid 12 SKQ1.211006.001 Spotify app version 8.7.52.1010 My Question or Issue This problem happens to me only on mobile a...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Downloading Playlist - stuck at 99%

Hi. I'm trying to download a playlist to my phone (galaxy s3 mini, android 4.1), but it gets stuck at 99%. I have read other posts related to this matter, did almost everything people say that helped: - Cleaned Cache - Erased data on SD card - Uninst...

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  • Hi.   I'm trying to download a playlist to my phone (galaxy s3 mini, android 4.1), but it gets stuck at 99%. I have read other posts related to this matter, did almost everything people say ...
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Superuser Contribution How to locate the currently playing song in a very long custom playlist?

PlanPremium My Question or IssueI got a custom playlist that is very long, and in on the "enhanced" mode. I've been used to maintaining the list by selecting the songs dynamically. Sometimes I found I'm listening to a song that is not favorable, and ...

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  • Plan Premium     My Question or Issue I got a custom playlist that is very long, and in on the "enhanced" mode. I've been used to maintaining the list by selecting the songs dynamicall...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Not Appearing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device Samsung Galaxy Note 9Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueSome of my local files are appearing but not all of them. I'm not sure what to do but it's very frustrating.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device  Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Some of my local files are appearing but not all of them. I'm not su...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android 13] Media player not showing up in notification bar

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceGoogle Pixel 4a (5G)Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueAs the title says, the Spotify media player that would show up in the notification bar under previous versions of Android is no longer showing up. I have alr...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US Device Google Pixel 4a (5G) Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue As the title says, the Spotify media player that would show up in the notificatio...
  • Kiril
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Continuous play not working in AAOS

PlanPremiumCountryNorway DeviceVolvo XC40Operating System(Android Auto Operating System.) Hello,continuous play does not work on the Spotify app running in my car. Does anyone else have this issue? Even when google assistant is replying it will play ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway   Device Volvo XC40 Operating System (Android Auto Operating System.)   Hello, continuous play does not work on the Spotify app running in m...
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Solved!! Spotify Won't Play Songs in Order (Premium User, Shuffle is Off)

PlanPremium CountryJapan (but language is American English) Device(Pixel 3 xl) Operating System(Android 9) Spotify Version8.5.8.567 My Question or IssueI've been a premium user for a couple years now and overall love Spotify and just noticed this iss...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country Japan (but language is American English)   Device (Pixel 3 xl)   Operating System (Android 9)   Spotify Version 8.5.8.567   My Q...
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Superuser Contribution Plays on browser not on app

Premium family account set up, invite and log in details set up no issue.Android phone Motorola e20.Search for an artist, click on the song or album and nothing happens. No play bar appears. Repeat on accessing Spotify on a browser and the songs play...

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  • Premium family account set up, invite and log in details set up no issue. Android phone Motorola e20. Search for an artist, click on the song or album and nothing happens. No play bar appears.&nbsp...
  • Eni
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