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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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  • Daniel
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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 Spotify starts, pauses, switches, and stops songs on its own

Hi,Since a few days, Spotify starts, pauses, stops, and switches songs on its own. This happens on my phone and as far as I can tell, it only happens when I have my headphones plugged in.Even when I close the Spotify app, it'll start a song again. Ev...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, Since a few days, Spotify starts, pauses, stops, and switches songs on its own. This happens on my phone and as far as I can tell, it only happens when I have my headphones plugged in. Even...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Visual bug where the downloaded symbol will not show next to liked/downloaded songs

When viewing an album, the downloaded symbol will not show next to liked/ downloaded songs outside of 2 situations. Firstly, the very first song in album will always show the downloaded button if it is liked, but the rest will not.However, if the dow...

  • Visitor
  • When viewing an album, the downloaded symbol will not show next to liked/ downloaded songs outside of 2 situations.   Firstly, the very first song in album will always show the downloaded butt...
  • MihailY
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Superuser Contribution Continuar musica ao abri app

Ao abrir o app no modo offline ele não continua a toca a ultima musica que estava ouvindo. Tenho que procurar a musica na playlist e colocar pra tocar. No deezer isso funciona perfeitamente.

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  • Ao abrir o app no modo offline ele não continua a toca a ultima musica que estava ouvindo. Tenho que procurar a musica na playlist e colocar pra tocar. No deezer isso funciona perfeitamente.
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Superuser Contribution Offline

PlanFamilyCountryUkraineDevice(Redmi note 10)Operating System(Android 12) My Question or IssueDownloaded music becomes unavailable immediately after the internet goes down. I tried all the recommendations, deleted Spotify and reinstalled. All permiss...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Family Country Ukraine Device (Redmi note 10) Operating System (Android 12)   My Question or Issue Downloaded music becomes unavailable immediately after the internet goes down. I...
  • Lyubka
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Music stops playing when I open another app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Pixel 3a)Operating System(Android 11) My Question or IssueI'm trying to figure out how to keep Spotify playing in the background when I open another app that wants access to my phone's audio.Specifically, when I view a vid...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Pixel 3a) Operating System (Android 11)   My Question or Issue I'm trying to figure out how to keep Spotify playing in the background when I open anoth...
  • Nothanks22
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay not working

PlanPremiumDeviceSamsung Galaxy a52sOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueAutoplay doesn't work, have tried all the fixes on here and on google but none work.It worked fine on my old iphone and every other deviceYes autoplay is turned on

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Device Samsung Galaxy a52s Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Autoplay doesn't work, have tried all the fixes on here and on google but none work. It worked fi...
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[Android] Spotify automatically starts when I connect to Bluetooth

When I start my car and when the phone bluetooth is connected to the car, Spotify starts playing or resumes automatically.Temporarily I have disconnected audio permission from my phone bluetooth settings so as too any audio except phone calls is not ...

  • Casual Listener
  • When I start my car and when the phone bluetooth is connected to the car, Spotify starts playing or resumes automatically. Temporarily I have disconnected audio permission from my phone bluetooth se...
  • Sambo80
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Controls for Pause/Next song gone from Notification bar

Hello community, I've tried my best finding a related post, but I'm at my wits end, so here I go. Recently (about a week ago) the controls to pause or skip to the next song have been gone from my notification bar, both when my phone is locked and whe...

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  • Hello community, I've tried my best finding a related post, but I'm at my wits end, so here I go.       Recently (about a week ago) the controls to pause or skip to the next song h...
  • Padresata
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Solved!! Unable to see sort or see sorted songs in playlist in android app

I started having this issue in the last month (Jan 2023). Spotify tells me to sort on the desktop app and while that works, the sort of songs in the playlist IS NOT REFLECTED in the android app. I'm a premium customer and this is really CRITICAL feat...

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  • I started having this issue in the last month (Jan 2023). Spotify tells me to sort on the desktop app and while that works, the sort of songs in the playlist IS NOT REFLECTED in the android app. I'm ...
  • Amayy
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Superuser Contribution Low Resolution Album Art

PlanPremium CountryUK DeviceXperia 1 iii Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueOn the album view the art is really low resolution. It looks awful on any album. The now playing screen on the other hand looks fine, anyone know how to fix this?

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  • Plan Premium   Country UK   Device Xperia 1 iii   Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue On the album view the art is really low resolution. It looks aw...
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Superuser Contribution Other apps keep interrupting Spotify?

Hey guys Premium user here. I've recently switched from iPhone to Android (Google pixel 3 to be exact) and I keep experiencing this issue where other apps constantly interrupt and pause my Spotify? For example, when I watch Snapchat videos it will pa...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey guys   Premium user here.   I've recently switched from iPhone to Android (Google pixel 3 to be exact) and I keep experiencing this issue where other apps constantly interrupt and p...
  • nopenotagain
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Superuser Contribution Android Auto - Incomplete library

When I connect Spotify to my car using Android Auto I cannot access my entire library. (USB) On car screen. In the search, half of the letters and all numbers are grayed out and don't function. I can still access my entire library on the phone app bu...

  • Casual Listener
  • When I connect Spotify to my car using Android Auto I cannot access my entire library. (USB) On car screen. In the search, half of the letters and all numbers are grayed out and don't function. I can...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Frequent auto-pausing during playback

Plan: Premium Country: Canada Device: Samsung Galaxy A32 5G Operating System: Android My Question or Issue: Throughout the last couple of weeks I have been experiencing spotify auto-pausing my podcasts during playback. The autopausing seems to happen...

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  •       Plan: Premium       Country: Canada       Device: Samsung Galaxy A32 5G       Operating System: Android    ...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Liking songs sync issue with mobile app

PlanPremiumDeviceGalaxy S22Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueWhen I'm listening to something on the phone app and I like the song on the web player (which I'm using as a controller sort of), the song doesn't like on the mobile app. And v...

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  • Plan Premium Device Galaxy S22 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue When I'm listening to something on the phone app and I like the song on the web player (which I'm usin...
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Superuser Contribution Blocking Users

When I block a user in a matter of hours when I check again they are always unblocked and I have to do it again. How can I be sure the user is 100% blocked when you come back to it and it shows them as unblocked and gives to an option to block them a...

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  • When I block a user in a matter of hours when I check again they are always unblocked and I have to do it again. How can I be sure the user is 100%  blocked when you come back to it and it shows...
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Superuser Contribution [ANDROID] music keeps stopping when playing in the background

Everytime I open my app, it tells me to turn on the "allow to play in background" option but this has been switched on since I installed the app. Now I'm unable to listen to my music (both from the app and local files) because the app keeps stopping ...

  • Music Fan
  • Everytime I open my app, it tells me to turn on the "allow to play in background" option but this has been switched on since I installed the app. Now I'm unable to listen to my music (both from the a...
  • KA1999
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Superuser Contribution sleep timer is no longer an option when casting to a device.

Sleep timer seems to be only available now when listening to music on the phone and not when casting to another device such as a chromecast attached to a stereo. Previously this was an option when casting, now it seems this option has been removed wh...

  • Casual Listener
  • Sleep timer seems to be only available now when listening to music on the phone and not when casting to another device such as a chromecast attached to a stereo. Previously this was an option when ca...
  • Alex
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How to stop Spotify starting when I switch on Bluetooth?

I have Spotify installed on a Pixel 5, running Android 12 (standard build). Whenever I switch on Bluetooth, Spotify automatically starts playing. This has only started happening to me in the last month or so. When I switch my phone on in the morning,...

  • Regular
  • I have Spotify installed on a Pixel 5, running Android 12 (standard build).   Whenever I switch on Bluetooth, Spotify automatically starts playing.  This has only started happening to me ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Don't Play this Song" is gone?

Is the 'Don't Play this song again' function gone? I remember it used to exist, but I can't find it through settings or the three dots menu on the songPremiumMoto Mod

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  • Is the 'Don't Play this song again' function gone? I remember it used to exist, but I can't find it through settings or the three dots menu on the song Premium Moto Mod  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Personal Audio Files always opened by Spotify (w/out Permission) & Crashes

Premium/UK/Galaxy A50 Hi All, I have been using Spotify on my phone for many years. I also use my phone to play personal audio files (i.e music I'm working on and have saved in my downloads). Recently none of my downloaded audio files (excluding file...

  • Casual Listener
  • Premium/UK/Galaxy A50   Hi All,   I have been using Spotify on my phone for many years. I also use my phone to play personal audio files (i.e music I'm working on and have saved in my d...
  • slondon12
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  • 42144 Views
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