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New Android Feature: Swipe to queue songs

Android users voiced their feedback and Spotify has listened. This feature was previously only available in the iOS app. You can now swipe to queue songs in the Android app! This new feature is currently rolling out to Premium users so you should see...

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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 the app opens it self on sony android tv

PlanFreeCountryMéxico DeviceSony Bravia 55X900EOperating SystemAndroid TV 7.0 My Question or Issue The app is useful .. but in my sony Android TV it is annoying that the application starts on its own when I turn on the TV and sometimes when I'm watch...

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PlanPremiumCountry BrasilDeviceSamsung S7Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue Why my Spotify is downloading music? It is musics that I already have in my library. Sometimes is 5, or 27 the last one was 142, how can I make it stop? It is getti...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Brasil Device Samsung S7 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue  Why my Spotify is downloading music? It is musics that I already have in my li...
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S7 Edge - Music cutting out and buggy Spotify

Hey guys I'm running Premium and I've always had little quirks to the App on the Samsung S7 but it's got hidious since the last Samsung update. Version 8.4.62.490 The music will cut out after a few minutes after the phone screen is closed, similar to...

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  •   Hey guys   I'm running Premium and I've always had little quirks to the App on the Samsung S7 but it's got hidious since the last Samsung update.   Version 8.4.62.490  &nb...
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Unfortunately, Spotify has stopped ERROR!!!!!!

PlanPremiumCountry EnglandDeviceAcer TabletOperating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue I've had Spotify premium for a good while now with no issues. All of sudden I am getting this error which effectively closes Spotify. I uninstalled and installed,...

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PlanPremiumCountryU.S.A Device Operating SystemNewest Android Update My Question or IssueWhat is this basic music selector and why did it change? I used to be able to see the album cover and be able to slide throughout the song.

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Solved!! Spotify crashes when loading songs with with video loop artwork.

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceSamsung Galaxy s8Operating System android version 8.0.0 My Question or IssueWhenever a song with a video loop/gif instead of album artwork (such as songs from Migos, Rae Sremmurd's or Tune-Yards new albums) is played the v...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Device Samsung Galaxy s8 Operating System  android version 8.0.0   My Question or Issue Whenever a song with a video loop/gif inst...
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PlanPremiumCountry CanadaDeviceLG G5, Model LG-H831Operating SystemAndroid 7.0, Nougat My Question or Issue For about 10 days now, I haven't been able to play any stored music in my Library, while not connected to Wi-Fi or data. I have even, as recen...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Canada Device LG G5, Model LG-H831 Operating System Android 7.0, Nougat   My Question or Issue  For about 10 days now, I haven't been able to play ...
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Spotify NEEDS to be brought up to scale for larger to displays

Premium/ United States Pixel 2 XL My issue is the app is horribly not brought up to scale for larger display devices. Even for smaller displays the UI could be better. 1st screenshot(music menu) : The bar at the bottom could be lowered, and the top b...

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Download over cellular disabled

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceS6Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue I am having the common issue of music keep downloading over cellular. I cannot turn it off as this feature is disabled !!! how do I enable it so I can at least stop it eating p...

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Solved!! Now Playing screen changes when connected to a Bluetooth transmitter

PlanPremiumCountry United States DeviceSamsung Galaxy S7Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen I connect my Bluetooth transmitter to my phone, my now playing screen becomes a simplified version of itself with no album artwork and the only o...

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PlanPremiumCountry United StatesDeviceLG Stylo 3 PlusOperating SystemAndroid 7.0 My Question or Issue When I lock my phone, or close out of spotify, spotify will always stop streaming. I've used wired and bluetooth headphones, cleared the cache, and ...

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Album Art Andoid

Spotify Premium, Andoid album art has disappeared. Now all I get is this...

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Problems with logging on while offline

I think I have found a glitch while logging on to Spotify when it was previously offline.On my mobile phone, I use Spotify in offline mode to save on my mobile data while listening to Spotify in the car. Now the app did log out and I cannot log in ag...

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Songs added to a playlist at the same time are in the wrong order

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceHuawei Honor 8 LiteOperating SystemAndroid 7.0 My Question or Issue If I add one or more whole albums they appear in alphabetical order and not sorted by album and song order (according to the album added). I have the pl...

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DevicePixel XL (but I think this happened with my last phone too, a Nexus) Operating SystemAndroid OreoSpotify v8.4.62 (the most recent available, afaik -- and honestly, I don't think this was a problem with older versions... I've been using Spotify ...

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PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceSony Xperia XZOperating SystemAndroid Oreo 8.0.0 My Question or IssueLlevo más de un año sin poder pasar las canciones descargadas a la SD externa. Otras aplicaciones acceden sin problemas. Spotify nunca pregunta por perm...

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PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceSamsung S6 edge Operating System(Android) My Question or IssueHow do I run both Spotify and Audible at the same time?

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PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating System(Android) My Question or Issue The screen displayed while a track is playing shows no album art. I don't know how to switch it back to the original.

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