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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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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps running in the background

Hello,Spotify keeps running in the backgroud even after I close it. The device is Samsung A14.I've disabled everything I can think of but Spotify still runs in the background.Please cold you tell me how I can disable it completely and have it running...

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  • Hello, Spotify keeps running in the backgroud even after I close it. The device is Samsung A14. I've disabled everything I can think of but Spotify still runs in the background. Please cold you te...
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Superuser Contribution Changes to Maximum volume using Spotify Connect for Echo Show

PlanPremiumCountryEnglandDevice(SAMSUNG S10PLUS / ECHO SHOW 5 AND 10)Operating System(iANDROIDOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhen I connect to either of my Echo Show devices (5 or 10) via Spotify Connect as soon as I try to...

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  • Plan Premium Country England Device (SAMSUNG S10PLUS / ECHO SHOW 5 AND 10) Operating System (iANDROIDOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue When I connect to...
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Superuser Contribution Disable concert banner and duo popups I get every week

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceNothing Phone 1Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueEvery week I get a banner on the top of the app, letting me know there is a concert for a specific artist in 2024. It's the same ad every week.Also, I get pop...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Nothing Phone 1 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue Every week I get a banner on the top of the app, letting me know there is a concer...
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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...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics won't show due to "About the Artist" info showing instead

With the latest update, artist information takes the place of lyrics for some artists. Considering there already is a way to see artist information, but no other way to see lyrics, this chage doesn't seem like it was thought through.

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  • With the latest update, artist information takes the place of lyrics for some artists. Considering there already is a way to see artist information, but no other way to see lyrics, this chage doesn't...
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Pages don't automatically save in cache when you leave them then go back.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueAs of late, whenever I click a page like "View Artists" then hit the Back Button it refreshes...

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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 As of l...
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Spotify keeps playing thundercat

I downloaded a thundercat playlist and didn't like it. I deleted the playlist. I unfollowed thundercat. No matter what I do it only plays thundercat.

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  • I downloaded a thundercat playlist and didn't like it. I deleted the playlist. I unfollowed thundercat. No matter what I do it only plays thundercat.
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Superuser Contribution spotify not playing offline

I just bought the spotify dou plan recently and i cant play any song on my phone when im offline

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  • I just bought the spotify dou plan recently and i cant play any song on my phone when im offline
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Superuser Contribution Stop automatic car play

I am having an issue with Spotify automatically playing when it connects to my car sound system via Bluetooth. I do not want it to auto play. Even if I pause the current song manually and close Spotify completely it will still resume playing automati...

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  • I am having an issue with Spotify automatically playing when it connects to my car sound system via Bluetooth. I do not want it to auto play.    Even if I pause the current song manually ...
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Spotify / Android / Cardo PackTalk helmet blutooth

Morning all I have just started using Spotify with my Cardo Packtalk bluetooth helmet communicator for whern im on myu motorcycle. The volume for music and hearing other riders is set right but when I am listening to music and try to use voice comman...

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  • Morning all   I have just started using Spotify with my Cardo Packtalk bluetooth helmet communicator for whern im on myu motorcycle.   The volume for music and hearing other riders is s...
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Why am I unable to access my downloaded albums when offline?

Since an update issued in early February 2024, I have been been unable to access my downloaded albums while offline. I have contacted the support email address who have provided no help whatsoever and now do not even respond to my emails. Why are you...

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  • Since an update issued in early February 2024, I have been been unable to access my downloaded albums while offline. I have contacted the support email address who have provided no help whatsoeve...
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Superuser Contribution Songs don't load on mobile data

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceFairphone 3+Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueHey there,since Saturday I am experiencing a very strange behaviour of the spotify app on my phone. It can only play music or load my playlists, when it is on w...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Fairphone 3+ Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue Hey there, since Saturday I am experiencing a very strange behaviour of the spotify...
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Superuser Contribution How can I listen a single song?

My problem is that if I want to liststen JUST a single song, I cant because spotify is playing a automix of this and many other songs.

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  • My problem is that if I want to liststen JUST a single song, I cant because spotify is playing a automix of this and many other songs.
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Superuser Contribution Song listed in album but link is greyed out

Mr and mrs smith album(the actual vocal version) has a song by Alana D, baby bay listed but you cant play it. Several others on the album are also unavailable. Is this some weird loss of license on spotify?

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  • Mr and mrs smith album(the actual vocal version) has a song by Alana D, baby bay listed but you cant play it. Several others on the album are also unavailable. Is this some weird loss of license on s...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Artist pages don't load

All of a sudden Artist pages refuse to load. I click on "View artist". After a couple seconds of loading, it says "Something went wrong - Have another go? Try again". 9/10 artist pages are like this. 1/10 seem to randomly work. Artist pages are still...

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  • All of a sudden Artist pages refuse to load. I click on "View artist". After a couple seconds of loading, it says "Something went wrong - Have another go? Try again". 9/10 artist pages are like this....
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Superuser Contribution Getting "DJ Is Not Available In Your Country" when I try to start it on Wifi. In US.

I have Premium and am on a Galaxy S21. I've only had this issue in the past week. If I am on Wifi, it gives me that above error. So in order to start it, I need to disconnect from wifi, restart the app, then it will usually start. This only happens o...

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  • I have Premium and am on a Galaxy S21. I've only had this issue in the past week. If I am on Wifi, it gives me that above error. So in order to start it, I need to disconnect from wifi, restart the a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify controls no longer showing on lock screen

On my lock screen, the Spotify controls no longer appear as a permanent notification while music is playing. They are still present when I expand the notification bar on an unlocked phone, however.I have tried closing and reopening the app, logging o...

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  • On my lock screen, the Spotify controls no longer appear as a permanent notification while music is playing. They are still present when I expand the notification bar on an unlocked phone, however. ...
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded Content on Galaxy Watch Active

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy Watch ActiveOperating SystemTizen 4.0.0.3 My Question or IssueI have read everything that Spotify, the Spotify Community Forums, and Samsung have to say about this issue. Everything. This functional...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Operating System Tizen 4.0.0.3   My Question or Issue I have read everything that Spotify, the Spotify Community F...
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Superuser Contribution Delay with Android Media Control

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceSamsung Galaxy S21Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen I skip a track on the Media Controller there is a 2 second delay before it shows up as the next one.There's no issue skipping in the app itself, the mus...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Samsung Galaxy S21 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue When I skip a track on the Media Controller there is a 2 second delay before it s...
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