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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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  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution I can't activate the mini player for video podcast

For the last day I have not been able to activate the mini player for my video podcast By mini player I mean a window to show your video podcast

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  • For the last day I have not been able to activate the mini player for my video podcast By mini player I mean a window to show your video podcast
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Same wrong song when changing playback device

The Spotify Connect just keeps playing the same song since weeks, when I change the playback from PC (outside the local network) to my Google Nest Mini (Google Chromecast). When I change the playback from Android (inside the local network) to my Goog...

  • Casual Listener
  • The Spotify Connect just keeps playing the same song since weeks, when I change the playback from PC (outside the local network) to my Google Nest Mini (Google Chromecast). When I change the playback...
  • Xeranos
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lyrics translation

I have known recently that there are translations of the lyrics and i wanna know what can i do to do that.And i guess this isnt available in windows at the moment but in android how do u do it?

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  • I have known recently that there are translations of the lyrics and i wanna know what can i do to do that. And i guess this isnt available in windows at the moment but in android how do u do it?
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Superuser Contribution The app logged me out by itself

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemOne UI 1.0 (Android Pie) My Question or IssueI have a problem with the app. My player stopped because of Spotify Connect and after I did a force restart, and I opened Spotify, it logged m...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Samsung Galaxy S8 Operating System One UI 1.0 (Android Pie)   My Question or Issue I have a problem with the app. My player stopped because of Spotif...
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Superuser Contribution Very poor sound quality when playing in my car

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10+Operating SystemAndroid version 9 My Question or IssueI purchased a new 2019 Chevy Colorado over the weekend and when I tried to connect my phone to stream Spotify the sound quality was terrible, hollow an...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Samsung Galaxy S10+ Operating System Android version 9   My Question or Issue I purchased a new 2019 Chevy Colorado over the weekend and when I t...
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Superuser Contribution Videos do not play when connected to Bluetooth

PlanPremiumCountry New ZelandDeviceSamsung Galaxy S8+Operating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssuePlaylist videos work fine when I have my headphones plugged into my device or I'm listening via the devices inbuilt speaker. However when I am conne...

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  • Plan Premium Country  New Zeland Device Samsung Galaxy S8+ Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue Playlist videos work fine when I have my headphones plugged in...
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Superuser Contribution Songs Removed from Queue Keep Coming Back

Spoiler (Highlight to read) PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDeviceHuawei P30 LiteOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueEvery time I try to remove songs from my queue, they keep returning. If I try to change the order that the songs play in, my chan...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Ireland Device Huawei P30 Lite Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue Every time I try to remove songs from my queue, they keep returning. If I...
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Alarm playlist

I use the clock app for my alarm clock and I used to be able to click on the playlist and hear a song and that song would stay as the song for the alarm for the next morning. For some reason now, my phone doesn't do that and it goes to a random sing ...

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  • I use the clock app for my alarm clock and I used to be able to click on the playlist and hear a song and that song would stay as the song for the alarm for the next morning. For some reason now, my ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Progress bar not working

PlanFreeCountry DeviceSamsung M13Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueThere is no slider on the progress bar while I am listening to a song to adjust the time, I just have to listen to the song from start to finish. This problem only occurs...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Samsung M13 Operating System Android 12    My Question or Issue There is no slider on the progress bar while I am listening to a song to adjust the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Repeat Pixel 6a restarts, app crashes, and Bluetooth shutting off since last update

I am a premium subscriber in the US currently using a Google Pixel 6a with Android 14 to access Spotify. Since the most recent app update, Spotify has been randomly crashing after 3 or so songs, causing my phone to reset, and Bluetooth has also been ...

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  • I am a premium subscriber in the US currently using a Google Pixel 6a with Android 14 to access Spotify.  Since the most recent app update, Spotify has been randomly crashing after 3 or so songs...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution My new Samsung phone won't play on my NAD 658 receiver

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice Samsung Galaxy S24 PlusOperating SystemVersion 14 My Question or IssueMy Galaxy S21 worked playing Spotify music with no problem on my stereo. I then get a new Galaxy S24 Plus phone which transferred everything over to the...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device  Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus Operating System Version 14   My Question or Issue My Galaxy S21 worked playing Spotify music with no problem on my stereo...
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Superuser Contribution Sound quality

Hello The quality of sound in preview version of songs is fine but when I play the actual song the quality is bad

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  • Hello  The quality of sound in preview version of songs is fine but when I play the actual song the quality is bad  
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't automatically switch to car mode

I am using Spotify on my car's android head unit. I've set it up to always go into car mode (settings -> switch to car mode -> always). However, after I reopen the app, it's back into the normal mode and it doesn't even prompt me to switch to car mod...

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  • I am using Spotify on my car's android head unit. I've set it up to always go into car mode (settings -> switch to car mode -> always). However, after I reopen the app, it's  back into the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Android thinks spotify stores songs on internal storage eventhogh they are stored on a SD-Card

PlanPremiumCountryGermany Device(Samsung Galaxy A5 2015)Operating System(Android 7.0) My Question or Issue:So, my internal storage is running out of space and for several month i tried to delete all unimportant data but i am now at a point where my o...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany   Device (Samsung Galaxy A5 2015) Operating System (Android 7.0)   My Question or Issue: So, my internal storage is running out of space an...
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Superuser Contribution Stop showing podcast at the top of my Home page.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueUnwanted podcast at top of my homepage.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S8 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Unwanted podcast at top of my homepage. 
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cannot sort playlists from oldest to most recent anymore

DeviceLG Stylo 5 My Question or IssueI used to be able to tap 'Recently added' a second time when sorting songs in playlists so that I could play songs from oldest to newest. Now I can only sort the songs from newest to oldest. Was this feature taken...

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  • Device LG Stylo 5   My Question or Issue I used to be able to tap 'Recently added' a second time when sorting songs in playlists so that I could play songs from oldest to newest. Now I can o...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local files not playing Android

I recently updated the app and since then my local files will not play despite the fact they are voice notes made on my device. How can I get them plying again?

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  • I recently updated the app and since then my local files will not play despite the fact they are voice notes made on my device. How can I get them plying again?
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Superuser Contribution Can't play explicit content anymore

PlanPremiumCountrySouth KoreaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S22Operating SystemAndroid 14 My Question or IssueSongs marked as explicit content are suddenly greyed out and won't play, despite the setting being toggled on. Same issue on desktop. Just yesterday I...

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  •   Plan Premium Country South Korea Device Samsung Galaxy S22 Operating System Android 14   My Question or Issue Songs marked as explicit content are suddenly greyed out and ...
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Superuser Contribution No puedo descargar mi musica

Cuando quiero descargar mi musica, dice que ya hay muchos dispositivos en modo offline

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  • Cuando quiero descargar mi musica, dice que ya hay muchos dispositivos en modo offline
  • Susan_GP
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Superuser Contribution Why do my playlists show up empty?

This just started today. Whenever I open my playlist, instead of seeing songs and the play button, all I see is, "Let's start building your playlist!"I don't know if it's important (it probably is) but I've been in a different country for two weeks. ...

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  • This just started today. Whenever I open my playlist, instead of seeing songs and the play button, all I see is, "Let's start building your playlist!" I don't know if it's important (it probably i...
  • Susan_GP
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