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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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Spotify is turning on itself

Hi. Being honest I don't know What to do. Spotify is turning on itself and starting to play only one album on a web player. Ex. I'm waking up, taking my phone and I see that is turned on. For all the time the same album, never something else. I logge...

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  • Hi.  Being honest I don't know What to do. Spotify is turning on itself and starting to play only one album on a web player. Ex. I'm waking up, taking my phone and I see that is turned on.&nbsp...
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Kids mode or multiple accounts

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDevice(Samsung, Android devices)Operating System(Android Oreo) My Question or IssueWe should be able to either have children mode with seperate track history and music suggestions, or multiple accounts on one device.

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device (Samsung, Android devices) Operating System (Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue We should be able to either have children mode with seperate t...
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Spotify (Premium) switches Playlist randomly

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLG G6Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueI use Spotify for training, either running or at the gym. I have created special playlists for it or put on ready-to-use playlists as favorites and downloaded the ti...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device LG G6 Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue I use Spotify for training, either running or at the gym. I have created special pla...
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Playlist changes when switching from PC (Windows) to mobile (Android)

My playlist changes when I switch over to mobile from my PC. It becomes more limited (smaller playlist), but goes back to the full playlist when I open the spotify app on Windows PC.

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  •   My playlist changes when I switch over to mobile from my PC. It becomes more limited (smaller playlist), but goes back to the full playlist when I open the spotify app on Windows PC. 
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How to block a device from connecting to mine

My Question or Issue Ever time I I use Spotify at my gym I use the gym wifi. When I do this my device connects to others and all of a sudden I find myself listening to someone else music on my phone. It's supper annoying. I want to listen to my music...

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  •     My Question or Issue  Ever time I I use Spotify at my gym I use the gym wifi. When I do this my device connects to others and all of a sudden I find myself listening to someone ...
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No Option to Shuffle Some Playlists

PlanFreeCountry USADeviceMoto Z² ForceOperating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue For some (not all) of my playlists, there is no longer the "Shuffle Play" button, there is only a "Play" button. There isn't even an option to shuffle it in the menu o...

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  • Plan Free Country  USA Device Moto Z² Force Operating System Android   My Question or Issue   For some (not all) of my playlists, there is no longer the "Shuffle Play" butto...
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Cannot start Spotify on Samsung Android, prompts for then "cannot connect"

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.DeviceSamsung Galaxy 8,Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI use Spotify frequently on both smartphone and Windows but now when I try to start it on my phone it prompts for logon (this only happened once, when I installe...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S. Device Samsung Galaxy 8, Operating System Android  My Question or Issue I use Spotify frequently on both smartphone and Windows but now when I try to start it ...
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Song radio coming up as playlist

PlanPremiumCountry USADevice Samsung Galaxy Note8Operating System Android Oreo My Question or Issue So I tried making a song radio for one of my favs, but it comes up as "inset song title" radio playlist. I keep clicking the go to song radio option b...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Device  Samsung Galaxy Note8 Operating System  Android Oreo   My Question or Issue  So I tried making a song radio for one of...
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Superuser Contribution Issue with the Search engine

Hi,I'm writing to you because I'm getting a bad issue that prevents me from using the app normally. I have an Android phone (Samsung S9) with the latest firmware installed , the last update of the Spotify app, and my plan is Premium. If I start playi...

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  • Hi, I'm writing to you because I'm getting a bad issue that prevents me from using the app normally. I have an Android phone (Samsung S9) with the latest firmware installed , the last update of...
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Superuser Contribution Can't share music to Instagram stories

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus I wish to share the music I am listening to on my Instagram stories, however the option doesn't show up. When I am listening to the music and click the share button, the list shows up as follows:Whats...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus   I wish to share the music I am listening to on my Instagram stories, however the option doesn't show up. When I am listening ...
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Listen for filter + filter search and sort option + notification

PlanPremiumCountry GermanyDeviceHuawei p10Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue1. I can not listen to my songs by order of filtering. How can I listen to my songs by order of filtering?2. At the top of the playlist, the filter search and the s...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Germany Device Huawei p10 Operating System Android    My Question or Issue 1. I can not listen to my songs by order of filtering. How can I listen to my...
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Corrupting SD Cards as a Spotify's manner

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceSamsung Galaxy S5 I'd like to renew this thread https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/corrupting-sd-cards/m-p/1313381#M56979That's because no solution was given to anyone asking for it. After using Spotify for months ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Samsung Galaxy S5   I'd like to renew this thread https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/corrupting-sd-cards/m-p/1313381#M56979 That's because no s...
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Superuser Contribution Can't follow profiles

The setup of Spotify on my Android doesn't allow me to see my own profile or follow other profiles, but I can still follow artists.

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  • The setup of Spotify on my Android doesn't allow me to see my own profile or follow other profiles, but I can still follow artists.    
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Superuser Contribution Playing Local Files on Mobil

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceSamsung Galaxy 9, Dell G7 LaptopOperating SystemAndroid Oreo, Windows 10 My Question or Issue For the life of me I cannot figure out how to play local files from my computer on my phone. I have songs saved on my computer t...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Samsung Galaxy 9, Dell G7 Laptop Operating System Android Oreo, Windows 10   My Question or Issue  For the life of me I cannot figure ou...
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unstoppable downloads

Hello everybody,I have a problem with the Spotify App. Everytime I connect to a WiFi the app starts downloading - but never ends. This can take hours without any progress.I tried to uncheck all the albums I downloaded but this doesn't help.The app te...

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  • Hello everybody, I have a problem with the Spotify App. Everytime I connect to a WiFi the app starts downloading - but never ends. This can take hours without any progress. I tried to uncheck all t...
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Spotify drains smartwatch battery

PlanPremiumDeviceMotorola Moto G 5 and an Asus Zenwatch 3Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 and wear OS 2.2 My Question or IssueWhen I listen to music on Spotify, I notice that the battery of my smartwatch drains quickly. I even have to turn on airplane mod...

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  • Plan Premium Device Motorola Moto G 5 and an Asus Zenwatch 3 Operating System Android 8.1 and wear OS 2.2   My Question or Issue When I listen to music on Spotify, I notice that the batt...
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Mobile Push Notification Gets Stuck on One Song

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy Amp Prime 3 My Question or Issue When I am streaming on my phone my notification will occassionally freeze completely and no longer display the correct song. The buttons (skip and toggle play/pause) st...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 3   My Question or Issue  When I am streaming on my phone my notification will occassionally freeze completely and no...
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Volume normalization is broken

Even when on the same artist on CDs that came out in the same time period the volume levels can be very different. I feel confident the actual CD volume was probably normalized on release. So why is spotify delivering audio at obviously different vol...

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  • Even when on the same artist on CDs that came out in the same time period the volume levels can be very different.  I feel confident the actual CD volume was probably normalized on release.&nbsp...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Search bar in playlists is gone

PlanPremiumCountry TurkeyDevice(Xperia M4 Aqua)Operating System(Android M, 6.0) My Question or Issueas i stated in the title the search bar in playlists is gone. I cant search for a specific song in my playlists for 2 weeks now. I dont know what caus...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Turkey Device (Xperia M4 Aqua) Operating System (Android M, 6.0)   My Question or Issue as i stated in the title the search bar in playlists is gone. I cant ...
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[Podcast] can't change the speed of podcast playing of different device

PlanPremiumCountry IsraelDevicesDevice 1- Windows 10 PCDevice 2- Samsung Galaxy S8 Recreation steps1. Open podcast on device 1 (tested on PC)2. Open spotify (same user) on device 2 (tested on Android)3. While podcast plays on devi e 1, change speed o...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Israel Devices Device 1- Windows 10 PC Device 2- Samsung Galaxy S8   Recreation steps 1. Open podcast on device 1 (tested on PC) 2. Open spotify (sam...
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