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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 Ads

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy 10eOperating System Android Oreo My Question or IssueI'll get an ad with the 30 minutes free tag, but after the ad it will play a second one without the tag and I won't get any time at all without ads.

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy 10e Operating System  Android Oreo   My Question or Issue I'll get an ad with the 30 minutes free tag, but after the ad ...
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Superuser Contribution Bluetooth does not work

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung Galaxy A12Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueBluetooth. Spotify states on the app that it's playing through my Bluetooth device. Is it? NO! I've tried:-Restarting my phone-Disconnecting all other devices-Loo...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Samsung Galaxy A12 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Bluetooth. Spotify states on the app that it's playing through my Bluetooth device. Is...
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Superuser Contribution Please make it possible to remove widget on Android 11

Please make it an option to remove widget from screen. Even if you go to widgets and switch it off, or turn off all notifications from Spotify, it's still there. Many people have complained about this, please do something about it.

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  • Please make it an option to remove widget from screen. Even if you go to widgets and switch it off, or turn off all notifications from Spotify, it's still there. Many people have complained about thi...
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Shuffle follows similar "paths", repeats songs.

PremiumUKDeviceOnePlus 7 Pro, Google Home Mini, BT speaker. My Question or IssueI have a playlist with 2,500+ songs, but recently I've found the shuffle function is far from random. Most songs haven't once come up in around a month of regular (3-4h a...

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  • Premium UK Device OnePlus 7 Pro, Google Home Mini, BT speaker.   My Question or Issue I have a playlist with 2,500+ songs, but recently I've found the shuffle function is far from random. ...
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Superuser Contribution No internet connection yet my songs download just fine

Spotify will show a no internet connection message while I'm connected to my working wifi. I can't find new playlists or search for new songs. When I re downloaded the app, I could only sign in using data, or else I'd be stuck on the logo screen. Onc...

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  • Spotify will show a no internet connection message while I'm connected to my working wifi. I can't find new playlists or search for new songs. When I re downloaded the app, I could only sign in using...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I can't receive recent UI update yet.

PlanPremiumCountryJapanDeviceHUAWEI Mate 20 ProOperating SystemAndroid 10 / EMUI 11 My Question or IssueI already tried: log in & out, device restart, deleting cache, and reinstall. Since I really like looks of new mini player, so I want to apply the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Japan Device HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro Operating System Android 10 / EMUI 11   My Question or Issue I already tried: log in & out, device restart, deleting cache,&nbs...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify connect not finding that one speaker.

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandDeviceRedmi note 8tOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueHello, my Spotify doesn't want to find a specific device in Spotify connect. I just checked and my colleague can find the speaker without any issue. Connect...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherland Device Redmi note 8t Operating System Android 11     My Question or Issue Hello, my Spotify doesn't want to find a specific device in Spotify conn...
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Superuser Contribution Track info update stops

Premium Duo DeviceOneplus 3T A3003Operating System(Android 9 - Oxygen OS 9.0.6) When I use the spotify client in the car with bluetooth connection to the car radio, the track info update on the car display stops when I press the track change buttons....

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  • Premium Duo   Device Oneplus 3T A3003 Operating System (Android 9 - Oxygen OS 9.0.6)   When I use the spotify client in the car with bluetooth connection to the car radio, the track ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify LAG when open in background

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceGoogle Pixel 3aOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueEvery time I listen to spotify and eventually my phone screen goes off with the app running in the background, the music starts lagging or even stops. Then, as...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Google Pixel 3a Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Every time I listen to spotify and eventually my phone screen goes off with the app...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is trying to play notification is not going away

PlanFreeDeviceXiaomi Note 9Operating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueHello, recently with the latest update, my Spotify went crazy and sending a notification to me about the song is trying to play. This notification is not going away. I tried clean ...

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  • Plan Free Device Xiaomi Note 9 Operating System Android My Question or Issue Hello, recently with the latest update, my Spotify went crazy and sending a notification to me about the song is tr...
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Superuser Contribution New music/podcast notification bell gone?

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceSamsung Galaxy 9+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI was so impressed that there was finally a notification bell for new music/podcasts located within the app. Located just to the left of the recently played...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Samsung Galaxy 9+ Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I was so impressed that there was finally a notification bell for new music/podc...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Sort By Recently Added feature is missing.

PlanPremiumCountryEstonia DeviceRedmi Note 7Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueSort By Recently Added feature is missing for months already and seems like you are not interested in helping your premium users. This is my second forum post....

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  •   Plan Premium Country Estonia   Device Redmi Note 7 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Sort By Recently Added feature is missing for months already and see...
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Superuser Contribution Display stops on second song in car

PlanPremium DeviceHuawei nova 3iOperating SystemAndroid 9My car is hyundai elantra 2020My Question or IssueI need help... After hearing first song display change in my car in dashboard Bluetooth connection fine but after that it stops working i can s...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Huawei nova 3i Operating System Android 9 My car is hyundai elantra 2020 My Question or Issue I need help... After hearing first song display change in my car in d...
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Superuser Contribution Auto start app in car and play music

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDeviceRockchip PX6 (SYGAV Android 9.0 for Mitsubishi Lancer/EVO)Operating SystemAndroid 9.0My Question or IssueHey everyone,So about a year ago I bought a the above Android Car Radio. I started to use Spotify on it right away...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hungary Device Rockchip PX6 (SYGAV Android 9.0 for Mitsubishi Lancer/EVO) Operating System Android 9.0 My Question or Issue Hey everyone, So about a year ago I bought a...
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Solved!! Autoplay won't switch off on 'other devices'

 PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10 with Echo Dot and/or Sonos speakers Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueAutoplay is 'off' (see image). When I play an album with Listen on This Phone, music stops at the end of the album. All good...

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Superuser Contribution Google Home won't play specific songs on Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceHuawei P30 ProOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueHi, I have a Spotify premium account which has worked fine with my Google Home for years. But in the last week or so Google Home refuses to play specific songs. So...

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Superuser Contribution [Android, clock app] alarm throws NullPointerException

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceGalaxy S4 GT-I9505Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueSince a few updates ago, the Spotify integration for the clock app ceased working for me. Now everytime an alarm goes off, it displays "java.lang.NullPointer...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Since a few updates ago, the Spotify integration for the clock app ceased working...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify plays different versions of the same song on different devices

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSamsung Galaxy somethingOperating SystemSorry for my lack of technical know-how. It's Android/PC My Question or IssueTL;DR: When I listen to "Just the Two of Us" by Grover Washington, Jr. on my PC, it's the normal versio...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Samsung Galaxy something Operating System Sorry for my lack of technical know-how. It's Android/PC   My Question or Issue TL;DR: When I listen to "Ju...
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded songs on mobile don't come with downloaded lyrics

Spotify added lyrics to songs. Which is really great!But there's one issue. Downloaded songs on mobile phones (I'm using Android) don't come with lyrics. So I can't read lyrics while I'm in offline mode.It's not really convenient. I hope this problem...

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  • Spotify added lyrics to songs. Which is really great! But there's one issue. Downloaded songs on mobile phones (I'm using Android) don't come with lyrics. So I can't read lyrics while I'm in offline...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify streams at low quality

PlanPremiumCountryUkDevice(Samsung Galaxy 10, Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows 10, Ipad)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhen streaming spotify (using spotify connect or voice commands) on google speakers/google ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country Uk Device (Samsung Galaxy 10, Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows 10, Ipad) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue When streami...
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