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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 Android volume keys control Spotify instead of media

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceSamsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5GOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHey there,I have a very serious issue that need to be fixed ASAPwhen I'm playing music through spotify on other device (that is not my phone)spotify ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Hey there, I have a very serious issue that need to be fixed ASAP w...
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Superuser Contribution Phone keeps declining phone calls when listening to Spotify in the car

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceGoogle Pixel 1 and 3Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issue Everytime I am driving in my car listening to spotify, I don't receive phone calls. I will get 1 second pauses in music and then it will resume. There is no ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Google Pixel 1 and 3 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue  Everytime I am driving in my car listening to spotify, I don't receive ...
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Superuser Contribution Notification bar size

How to set small notification style to this Spotify bar? DeviceHuawei mate 20 proOperating System Android 10

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  • How to set small notification style to this Spotify bar?   Device Huawei mate 20 pro Operating System  A ndroid 10  
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Superuser Contribution Multiple Spotify Notifications that don't work

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.A.Device(Samsung S21 Ultra)Operating System(Android 11) My Question or IssueSpotify gives three notifications for what's playing but two of them are just stuck there from old songs. They cannot be removed and Spotify is not acti...

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  •   Plan Premium Country U.S.A. Device (Samsung S21 Ultra) Operating System (Android 11)   My Question or Issue Spotify gives three notifications for what's playing but two of them...
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Public Playlists are not showing in Public Playlists list

I have manually set a playlist to Public, refreshed my Spotiy session, and the playlist does not show up in my Public Playlists list. Plan: PremiumCountry: United State of AmericaDevice: Macbook Pro and Andriod

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  • I have manually set a playlist to Public, refreshed my Spotiy session, and the playlist does not show up in my Public Playlists list.    Plan: Premium Country: United State of Ameri...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Suggestion being played instead of search result

PlanFree/PremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceLG smartphoneOperating SystemAndroid 10 (clean install after support case, issue persists) My Question or IssueAfter returning a search result, it seems to be impossible to play exactly that song. Even using the ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Australia Device LG smartphone Operating System Android 10 (clean install after support case, issue persists)   My Question or Issue After returning a search ...
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Superuser Contribution No puedo ver letras en cuentas secundarias premium familiar

PlanPremium FamiliarCountryChileDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10 plusOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueLa función letras de las canciones las puedo ver yo como contratante del plan familiar, pero el resto de dispositivos no puede acceder a ver las ...

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  • Plan Premium Familiar Country Chile Device Samsung Galaxy S10 plus Operating System Android   My Question or Issue La función letras de las canciones las puedo ver yo como contratante...
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Superuser Contribution ANDROID AUTO. Paused automatically when i change the songs

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceSamsung A71 Operating SystemAndroid 11 connected with a UCONNECT central My Question or Issue Since a few days, when I change the song in Spotify using android auto, the screen shows "audio disabled" and I have to res...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Samsung A71  Operating System Android 11 connected with a UCONNECT central   My Question or Issue   Since a few days, when I change th...
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Superuser Contribution Switch back to old Daily Drive options?

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceGalaxy S10 PlusOperating SystemAndroid 11 Recently, my Daily Drive updated the news from NPR Now and Snacks Daily first to some stuff that I am not a fan of. Is there a way to revert back to the old playlist order? And this ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Galaxy S10 Plus Operating System Android 11   Recently, my Daily Drive updated the news from NPR Now and Snacks Daily first to some stuff that I am not a ...
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Superuser Contribution “Your Library” Change

I’m not sure who’s idea it was to take away our library but I don’t like it at all. I cannot navigate my saved music, only by the albums. I thoroughly enjoyed the old set up, I will 100% be canceling if it doesn’t change back. I’m in love with Spotif...

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  • I’m not sure who’s idea it was to take away our library but I don’t like it at all. I cannot navigate my saved music, only by the albums. I thoroughly enjoyed the old set up, I will 100% be canceling...
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How do I remove songs from my library???

Unfortunately I had to reinstall Spotify. Having read how awful the changes in updates were I chose not to update for like 2 years now. Anyway, I've got the updated version now and I can not find anyway at all to remove songs from my library.I'm a hu...

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  • Unfortunately I had to reinstall Spotify. Having read how awful the changes in updates were I chose not to update for like 2 years now. Anyway, I've got the updated version now and I can not find any...
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Solved!! Spotify Not Showing On Android Auto

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Samsung Galaxy S10Operating System: Android 9 Spotify doesn't show up in the Android Auto Menu. This symptom was covered in another thread from a few years ago but it seems something else is going on. Have uninstalled...

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  • Plan:  Premium Country: USA Device: Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System: Android 9   Spotify doesn't show up in the Android Auto Menu.  This symptom was covered i...
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Superuser Contribution My Echo only showing in Spotify when I say “Spotify Connect”

Hello we have five Amazon Echos (various versions) and all show available in my Spotify devices menu except our new Echo Dot kids edition. When I go to cast music I can cast to any Echo in our house except our new Echo dot kids. However when I say “A...

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  • Hello we have five Amazon Echos (various versions) and all show available in my Spotify devices menu except our new Echo Dot kids edition. When I go to cast music I can cast to any Echo in our house ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Fails to Resume Playing After Call

Hi allSame questions asked here but none of them solved my issue.My Spotify APP (android) fails to resume playing after i answer a call. I mean; when i am listening music on spotify and a call comes and i answer. After call finishes, spotify don't re...

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  • Hi all Same questions asked here but none of them solved my issue. My Spotify APP (android) fails to resume playing after i answer a call. I mean; when i am listening music on spotify and a call co...
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Superuser Contribution Devices dedicated to listening to Spotify only

I would like my daughter (7) to have a device with Spotify on it so that she can listen to music in her room at night but not browse the Internet or play games, therefore her tablet is out. I have pondered the idea of putting Spotify on an old phone ...

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  • I would like my daughter (7) to have a device with Spotify on it so that she can listen to music in her room at night but not browse the Internet or play games, therefore her tablet is out. I have po...
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Superuser Contribution Bug in the song search list

Sir, In the search option, if we search for any songs, the three dots in for all songs doenst work. We can't add into playlists or check for any info directly. We have to play the song and then look for other options, which is really annoying. Please...

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  • Sir,        In the search option, if we search for any songs, the three dots in for all songs doenst work. We can't add into playlists or check for any info directly.  We ha...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify not showing song metadata on the car stereo (meanwhile, other android apps do this fine)

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceSony Xperia 1 IIOperating SystemAndroid 11Car2012 Toyota Auris 1.33 My Question or IssueHi all. When I connect my phone to the car's stereo with bluetooth, the name of the song appears for a brief second at the s...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Sony Xperia 1 II Operating System Android 11 Car 2012 Toyota Auris 1.33   My Question or Issue Hi all. When I connect my phone to the car's...
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Superuser Contribution Can't find songs

PlanPremiumCountryGermsnyDeviceXiaomi mi note 10 lite Operating SystemAndroid 11 Some of the songs in my Playlist disapeared and i can't find them with the Search option. I tried with an other device and found them and it said "spotify can't play thi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germsny Device Xiaomi mi note 10 lite  Operating System Android 11   Some of the songs in my Playlist disapeared and i can't find them with the Search option. ...
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Superuser Contribution Every other song doesn't play

PlanPremiumCountryNLDeviceSony Xperia 1 IIIOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueEvery second song doesn't play audio.Got to restart the song manually or skip to end and repeat the song.Deleted all linked apps from account, deleted all app d...

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  • Plan Premium Country NL Device Sony Xperia 1 III Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue Every second song doesn't play audio. Got to restart the song manually or skip to e...
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Superuser Contribution Se borran las descargas

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceSamsung Galaxy A52Operating SystemAndroid 11 ESTOY HARTO, ME TIENE PODRIDO RENEGAR CON LO MISMO SIEMPRE.Viajo dos horas y media por día y LO ÚNICO QUE PIDO, POR LO ÚNICO QUE PAGO SPOTIFY ES POR LA MÚSICA OFFLINE. En m...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Samsung Galaxy A52 Operating System Android 11   ESTOY HARTO, ME TIENE PODRIDO RENEGAR CON LO MISMO SIEMPRE. Viajo dos horas y media por día y LO ...
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