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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android] Fix background play at random (andiord APP)

So I have have had Spotify on my phone for a while now. Or I did , I had it linked to my alarms . How ever the app just starts randomly playing even when there has been no alarm to go off. I have been in a few situations where it starts playing rando...

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  • So I have have had Spotify  on my phone for a while now. Or I did , I had it linked to my alarms . How ever the app just starts randomly playing even when there has been no alarm to go off.&nbsp...
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Google assistant on Sonos fails to play spotify music

Plan: FamilyCountry: SwedenDevice: Sonos Arc Hi. I am using the google assistent on Sonos Arc home theatre system and I can through voice command control everything around music playing (next song, volume control) EXCEPT to START playing music on spo...

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  • Plan: Family Country: Sweden Device: Sonos Arc   Hi.   I am using the google assistent on Sonos Arc home theatre system and I can through voice command control everything around music...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics not working

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceOnePlus 6TOperating SystemAndroid 11Spotify v8.7.0.1147 When I'm using desktop, lyrics are completely working but having problem while listening with this Android phone. The lyrics icon is shown at preview but lyrics aren...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device OnePlus 6T Operating System Android 11 Spotify v8.7.0.1147   When I'm using desktop, lyrics are completely working but having problem while listening ...
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Superuser Contribution Scrubbing Within a Track

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceGoogle Pixel 5a 5GOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueIs it a premium feature to be able to skip around within a track using the audio scrubber in the app? I have been able to skip around once or twice, but every ot...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Google Pixel 5a 5G Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue Is it a premium feature to be able to skip around within a track using the audio scru...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't send track metadata to car after last update

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceOnePlus 5TOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI believe after last update (that also changed Home/Search/Library bottom bar to be semi-transparent) Spotify stopped sending track metadata to my car when connect...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device OnePlus 5T Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I believe after last update (that also changed Home/Search/Library bottom bar to be sem...
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Superuser Contribution ¿ Por qué no me aparece la opción de compartir sólo letras en Instagram?

PlanPremiumCountryChileDevice(Motorola Moto G30)Operating System(Android 11) My Question or Issue Hola, comunidad.Quería saber el porqué de que no me aparece la opción de compartir en el apartado de "letras", he visto en varias historias que ahora co...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Chile Device (Motorola Moto G30) Operating System (Android 11)   My Question or Issue   Hola, comunidad. Quería saber el porqué de que no me aparece...
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Superuser Contribution Download all songs at once

I am trying to download all my music on Spotify. I do not have a song tab in my library. Should I? What can I do? Any help much appreciated.

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  • I am trying to download all my music on Spotify. I do not have a song tab in my library. Should I? What can I do? Any help much appreciated. 🙏
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution The music stops when i close the app from running in background

PlanFreeCountryEgyptPhone Samsung Galaxy J7Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc. My Question or IssueWhen i start the music and then i close the app so i prevent my battery from dying the music stops how i can keep it running?

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  • Plan Free Country Egypt Phone  Samsung Galaxy J7 Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.   My Question or Issue When i start the music and then i close the ...
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Superuser Contribution Playing tracks plays sound but does not appear as playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePixel 5Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueWhen I play a track, the sound starts. But the track does not show as playing. So I cannot pause or control the track in any way other than exiting the app to stop it. E...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Pixel 5 Operating System Android 12  My Question or Issue When I play a track, the sound starts. But the track does not show as playing. So I cannot pau...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Playlists] Differences in recommended songs on PC and smartphone

I noticed while playing selfmade playlists on PC that you can listen to whole songs in the "recommended songs" section, but on the smartphone only samples of those songs are played. Is this an intended feature? If not please also let us listen to who...

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  • I noticed while playing selfmade playlists on PC that you can listen to whole songs in the "recommended songs" section, but on the smartphone only samples of those songs are played. Is this an intend...
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tired of the push notification spam!

Im tired of getting push notification spam from spotify.Im.on premium, and all push notifications are off. This has been reported for years, and it neesa to stop now.

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  • Im tired of getting push notification spam from spotify. Im.on premium, and all push notifications are off. This has been reported for years, and it neesa to stop now.
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics not showing

PlanPremium DuoCountryPolandDeviceSamsung A70Operating SystemAndroid 11 Hi there,I'm relieved to see some others have the same issue. The lyrics are showing on my desktop player too but not on my phone app. I'm on a Premium Duo plan and the other mem...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country Poland Device Samsung A70 Operating System Android 11   Hi there, I'm relieved to see some others have the same issue. The lyrics are showing on my deskto...
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Superuser Contribution Cyrillic letters are shown in Roboto font

PlanPremiumCountryUkraine DeviceSamsung Galaxy M31sOperating SystemOne UI 3.1 (Android 11) Hi! Why are Cyrillic letters shown in Roboto font? There is no such problem on iOS. Unable to use application with two fonts. There is no fix from the moment S...

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  • Plan Premium Country Ukraine   Device Samsung Galaxy M31s Operating System One UI 3.1 (Android 11)   Hi! Why are Cyrillic letters shown in Roboto font? There is no such problem on...
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Superuser Contribution Queue keeps changing after a few hours

PlanFree/PremiumCountryRwanda DeviceGalaxy Note 9Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueHere's how to reproduce the bug1. I start playing track starting by the letter E (or any letter). In this example, it's the track "Elohim". As you can see...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Rwanda   Device Galaxy Note 9 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Here's how to reproduce the bug 1. I start playing track starting by t...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify skips 20+ songs ahead in long playlists

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceSamsung Galaxy Note 8Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI have a 6-hour playlist that contains 3 operas, so naturally I don't listen to this on shuffle, but sometimes when I'm only 5 or 6 songs in, it w...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I have a 6-hour playlist that contains 3 operas, so naturally I don't ...
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I still can't see lyrics on mobile phone

I've tried to uninstall and install several times and it didn't help. I also bought new phone for it. Still not showing:(Android 11Samsung Galaxy A22

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  • I've tried to uninstall and install several times and it didn't help. I also bought new phone for it. Still not showing:( Android 11 Samsung Galaxy A22
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Superuser Contribution Spotify App Taking Over Play Button

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueWhenever I'm paired with Bluetooth, there is a 50% chance that when I hit my play button it will launch Spotify and start playing the most recent song, even if ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S8 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Whenever I'm paired with Bluetooth, there is a 50% chance that when I hit my play bu...
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Solved!! Not able to reorder songs in a playlist even after trying all the methods

PlanFreeCountryIndiaOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI am not able to manually reorder the songs in my own playlist in the Android app. I have checked all the ways for troubleshooting. I have gone through other posts and saw to order in cu...

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  • Plan Free Country India Operating System Android  My Question or Issue I am not able to manually reorder the songs in my own playlist in the Android app. I have checked all the ways for t...
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Superuser Contribution List of podcasts in a playlist not showing on Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

PlanPremium DuoCountryUKDeviceSamsung Galaxy Watch 4 ClassicOperating SystemWear OS My Question or IssueWhen I go to download a playlist of podcasts for offline playing on my Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, I can't see the list of podcasts that are in that p...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country UK Device Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic Operating System Wear OS   My Question or Issue When I go to download a playlist of podcas...
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Superuser Contribution No lyrics on phone

PlanPremium familyCountryEnglandDeviceSamsung Galaxy 9 A20eOperating System Android My Question or IssueI have no lyrics. I have updated Spotify. Restarted and logged in and out of Spotify several times. Husband tried on his phone but didn't work.Ple...

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  • Plan Premium family Country England Device Samsung Galaxy 9 A20e Operating System   Android   My Question or Issue I have no lyrics.  I have updated Spotify. Restarted&...
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