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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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New Your Library view

Spotify has introduced a new version of Your Library to mobile users of the iOS and Android apps. Come on over to the main Community thread to get an overview of what's new and share your feedback: New Your Library view (iOS & Android)

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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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[Mobile][Podcasts] Sort by

In the Sort by menu for podcast add a Recently Updated tab so that when the creators upload their latest episode it will be at the top of the list making the latest episodes easier to find. It's hard to hunt for podcasts while driving so this change ...

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  • In the Sort by menu for podcast add a Recently Updated tab so that when the creators upload their latest episode it will be at the top of the list making the latest episodes easier to find. It's hard...
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PlanPremium CountryUK DeviceGoogle Pixel 3a XL Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or Issue Playing podcasts on my laptop is fine - when I listen on my phone, they play in random order. I read a solution to this is to download them, which has help...

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  • Plan Premium   Country UK   Device Google Pixel 3a XL   Operating System Android 11     My Question or Issue   Playing podcasts on my laptop is fine - whe...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Notification won't go away

PlanFreeCountryBangladeshDevice(Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max)Operating System(Android 11) My Question or IssueSpotify music control notification won't go away even when it's not playing and not running in the background. I even tried cleaning all rec...

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Superuser Contribution Albums not sorted correctly

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceXiaomi Mi 9Operating SystemMIUI Global 12.0.5 (Android 10)App Version8.6.28.700 My Question or IssueHello, I opened an issue for the Desktop app because some artists had their albums not sorted correctly: https://communit...

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Connect not working to AV Receiver, no devices on Windows or Web

Plan: Premium DuoCountry: USDevices:- Google Pixel 4, Spotify App- Dell XPS-15, Windows 10 20H2- Marantz NR1711, latest firmware- 2x Google Nest Minis- Amazon Alexa device (not sure the name/model, it's a room mates) My Question or IssueThere are dif...

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Superuser Contribution How can I list artists I'm following?

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemAndroid V9 My Question or IssueHow can I list the artists I'm following?

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Superuser Contribution Liked Songs Playlist will not play over WiFi

PlanPremium CountryUK DeviceGoogle Pixel 5 Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI cannot get my Liked Songs playlist to play on any device via WiFi. All other playlists work fine via WiFi, but Liked Songs will not play at all. If I start th...

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Superuser Contribution Android App. Audio pausing at strange intervals, the 'currently playing' page is also getting stuck

PlanPremium CountryUKDeviceGalaxy S10Operating System? My Question or IssueAudio on phone keeps automatically pausing no matter what i am listening to, playlist, podcast etc. All at strange inconsistent intervals - no matter if the app is open or whe...

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Superuser Contribution Autoplay not working in 2021

PlanPremiumCountryCroatiaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S20+Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueAutoplay is not working from search. When I search for a song and the selected song finishes, nothing plays after it, the song radio does not start to pl...

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Superuser Contribution 'Now Playing' does not change and gets stuck

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceNokia 7+Operating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or IssueSpotify keeps getting stuck on the current track (usually a podcast) - I have to clear the app data completely to fix it. I've recently done a complete fresh r...

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[Android][Discover] What happened to the artist biographies on Spotify?

I'm a premium user on Windows and Android.There used to be artist Bios/Backgrounds. They were easily accessed. Currently the only choices I seem to have are:-Following-Going to artist radio-Report-Share Have the Bios and backgrounds been eliminated?K...

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Superuser Contribution Local files keep breaking

spotify keeps doing a fun feature of randomly desyncing one local file ever so often and i cant find a fix for it. the weirdest part is i can still play the song by tapping it but if it appears randomly in queue it skips over like its unavalable. Inf...

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  • spotify keeps doing a fun feature of randomly desyncing one local file ever so often and i cant find a fix for it. the weirdest part is i can still play the song by tapping it but if it appears rando...
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PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceSamsung Galaxy M21Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWhen browsing a list of podcast episodes it keeps returing to the top - the newest episodes on its own, despite me scrolling down.When filtered by the date fr...

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PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceAsus Zenfone 6Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueApp won't launch 90% of the time, and when it does it's not responding, did a reinstall without any results. Trouble started after last update.

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add a non spotify

PlanPremiumCountry Device(Galaxy 7)Operating System(Android) My Question or Issuei want to add a non spotify music on my android bc i didn't want to sync my desktop to my android so where to put my downloaded music for it to apear in spotify

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PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceGalaxy Note20Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueMy notification shade is bugged and will not allow me to dismiss songs that are not playing. It's caused many issues with my music playing and will make ...

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Superuser Contribution [Android]Podcast sort keeps resetting

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLG V30Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueWhenever I change the sort order for podcast episodes, it reverts to the default sort order after a few seconds. I prefer to sort from oldest to newest for podcasts that I...

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Superuser Contribution Stuck in podcasts view

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceOnePlus A6003Operating SystemOxygen 10.3.10 My Question or IssuedApp is stuck in podcast view. By that I mean the current played song which is shown at the bottom of the app. The podcast view has a different layout and ...

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Superuser Contribution Static Noise on local files on Android phone

Hello, I have a premium plan in the US, a pixel 4A, and the local files are from itunes on a macbook pro 2020. Both are on the same account and wifi. I have other local files that work perfectly fine on my computer and my phone with no static issues ...

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Superuser Contribution [Android TV] Disappearing "Continue Playing" widget

DeviceFire TV 4K I use Spotify with multiple devices, most of the times on my MacBook or Phone together with a Remote Speaker (Spotify Connect)But I also have a FireTV and on the other day I opened the app and was pleasantly surprised to see a widget...

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