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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 keeps saying offline

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceSamsung My Question or IssueHi! I've had this issue for a few days where all my playlists are completely blank, i cant access my library, and i cant play any songs. Spotify keeps telling me to "try again" or that I'm offli...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device Samsung     My Question or Issue Hi! I've had this issue for a few days where all my playlists are completely blank, i cant access m...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Podcasts] Sleep timer for podcasts

As of now on the Android app for Spotify, there are sleep timers for songs, but not for podcasts or an episode of a podcast. Any chance you could simply add the sleep timer as an option there too? I'm mainly asking because I like to have some sort of...

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  • As of now on the Android app for Spotify, there are sleep timers for songs, but not for podcasts or an episode of a podcast. Any chance you could simply add the sleep timer as an option there too? I'...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is auto shuffling through alexa app

PlanPremium DeviceGalaxy s8 My Question or Issue I have an echo dot and very recently Spotify has started to turn on auto shuffle every time I ask to play an artist's music. I have tried turning it off through the app and via voice commands, but ever...

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  •   Plan Premium   Device Galaxy s8   My Question or Issue  I have an echo dot and very recently Spotify has started to turn on auto shuffle every time I ask to play an arti...
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Superuser Contribution Stop auto play when connected to Bluetooth

Come on Spotify. How long do we need to wait for this simple fix? It is unbelievably annoying to have Spotify autostart in my car. 'oh, we can't control that that's an Android issue blah blah blah blah blah...' oh yeah it is an Android issue but ther...

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  • Come on Spotify. How long do we need to wait for this simple fix? It is unbelievably annoying to have Spotify autostart in my car. 'oh, we can't control that that's an Android issue blah blah blah bl...
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Superuser Contribution New user with several issues

Hi, I'm a new—and frustrated—user to both Spotify and Android Auto. I'm not totally sure I'm in the right place to post this, so feel free to let me know, but this was the only place I seemed to be able to post a message. I'll keep it simple and down...

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  • Hi, I'm a new—and frustrated—user to both Spotify and Android Auto. I'm not totally sure I'm in the right place to post this, so feel free to let me know, but this was the only place I seemed to be a...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify auto starts when phone is "un-muted"

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceTCL 20 Pro 5G (yes I regret it)Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI always keep the Media volume muted on my phone. 90% of the time, if I un-mute the phone, Spotify will automatically starup. How do I prevent...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device TCL 20 Pro 5G (yes I regret it) Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I always keep the Media volume muted on my phone.  90% of the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Play button on the left? Previous/Next button in the middle? please help!

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSA DeviceGalaxy S20 FEOperating SystemAndroid ver. 12 My Question or Issue I'm not sure why/when it happened, but today I noticed that the control buttons are rearranged! I've already tried reinstalling spotify, disable the ca...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA   Device Galaxy S20 FE Operating System Android ver. 12   My Question or Issue   I'm not sure why/when it happened, but today I noticed that t...
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Sharing Spotify Lyrics to Facebook Stories

Recently, when I try to share lyrics, I select the lyrics to share and then choose facebook stories, but it doesn't play the correct part of the song with those lyrics. It used to always play the part with the lyrics when I shared this way. But now i...

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  • Recently, when I try to share lyrics, I select the lyrics to share and then choose facebook stories, but it doesn't play the correct part of the song with those lyrics.   It used to always pla...
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Can't swipe to que on liked artist songs

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSamsung Galaxy A50Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueWhen going into an artist profile and then tapping the "Liked songs" button it shows me all the songs I liked of that artist. However in that menu the feat...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Samsung Galaxy A50 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue When going into an artist profile and then tapping the "Liked songs" button it ...
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Superuser Contribution can't play spotify

am using latest version of spotify app i also login log out app am reinstalling app also but the spotify does not play

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  • am using latest version of spotify app i also login log out app am reinstalling app also but the spotify does not play
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Superuser Contribution Spotify starts playing automatically when taking out one ear bud

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSamsung Galaxy S21Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueI have Sony WF-1000XM4 headphones and when I am looking at a streming service (app); eg. Cmore, and am removing one ear bud Spotify starts playing, over th...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Samsung Galaxy S21 Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue I have Sony WF-1000XM4 headphones and when I am looking at a streming s...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play certain podcast (fest und flauschig)

Plan: PremiumCountry: GermanyDevice: Fairphone 4Operating System: Android 11 (by iodéOS) Hi folks,I've been searching for some time now in the forum, but could not find anything that is exactly like my problem. Everything works fine in the spotify ap...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: Germany Device: Fairphone 4 Operating System: Android 11 (by iodéOS)   Hi folks, I've been searching for some time now in the forum, but ...
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Superuser Contribution Sorting order Galaxy watch 4

Hi there,I am using Spotify on the Galaxy Watch 4 but cannot change the sorting order of the songs. Currently it's showing the latest added songs at the bottom, which I want to have on the top.Did I miss something? How can I change that? Thanks for y...

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  • Hi there, I am using Spotify on the Galaxy Watch 4 but cannot change the sorting order of the songs. Currently it's showing the latest added songs at the bottom, which I want to have on the top. Di...
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UI issue, search bar on mobile app, Android 12

Plan: PremiumCountry: Argentina Device: Google Pixel 4aOperating System: Android 12 The search bar overlaps with the android status bar on top, I'm attaching screenshot so you can see.

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: Argentina   Device: Google Pixel 4a Operating System: Android 12   The search bar overlaps with the android status bar on top, I'm attach...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution No Internet connection when connected to WiFi

Since I own a OnePlus 6 I always have the problem that Spotify is offline when I connect to a WiFi. When I disconnect from WiFi and use mobile internet Spotify works fine. When I reinstall the app spotify works via WiFi until I leave the WiFi. after ...

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  • Since I own a OnePlus 6 I always have the problem that Spotify is offline when I connect to a WiFi. When I disconnect from WiFi and use mobile internet Spotify works fine.  When I reinstall the...
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Superuser Contribution Can't Like Songs

Plan: DuoFree/Premium: PremiumCountry: USA Device: Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Samsung Galaxy Tab AOperating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue Can't Like Songs on either device, even after clean reinstall, clearing cache in the app, clearing cache at ...

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  • Plan: Duo Free/Premium: Premium Country: USA   Device: Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Samsung Galaxy Tab A Operating System Android   My Question or Issue   Can't Like Songs...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can no longer preview songs

PlanFreeCountryUSAPhoneMoto Z Play DroidOperating SystemAndroid 8.0.0 My Question or IssueI have Spotify v 8.5.60.1013. Until a couple weeks ago I could preview songs, but now cannot. I typically search for an artist, then tap SEE DISCOGRAPHY, then t...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Phone Moto Z Play Droid Operating System Android 8.0.0   My Question or Issue I have Spotify v 8.5.60.1013.  Until a couple weeks ago I could preview songs, ...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Lyrics aren't showing when a song is playing

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 8 ProOperating SystemAndroid 10/ Xiaomi MIUI 11 My Question or IssueI already reinstalled the app but lyrics aren't showing up. Before you tell me that the feature might not be available on my devi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Operating System Android 10/ Xiaomi MIUI 11   My Question or Issue I already reinstalled the app but lyrics aren't showi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lyrics not showing on mi cell phone

PlanPremiumCountryChileDeviceGalaxy A71Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueI don’t understand why the letters aren’t on my cell phone. But on my TV and computer. I’ve tried every tip and I can’t find another problem like this to solve mine...

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  • Plan Premium Country Chile Device Galaxy A71 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue I don’t understand why the letters aren’t on my cell phone. But on my TV and computer. I...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stopped connecting to Echo

PlanPremiumCountry ItalyDeviceSony Xperia XZ1 Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueSpotify stopped connecting to Echo. As of yesterday, Spotify won't connect to my Echo. I had been connected earlier in the day, and hadn't changed anything. S...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Italy Device Sony Xperia XZ1  Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Spotify stopped connecting to Echo. As of yesterday, Spotify won't conne...
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