Announcements

Android

Get help for your Android mobile or tablet

Start a topic

Forum Posts

[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...

  • Community Legend
  • Daniel
  • Community Legend
  • 846476 Views
  • 11 replies
  • 49 likes
  • Android
    Guide
    Troubleshooting
  • 846476 Views
  • 11 replies
  • 49 likes

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...

  • Casual Listener
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 16000 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 16000 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Adding downloaded songs to other playlists (downloaded or non-downloaded) when offline

Spoiler (Highlight to read) PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceSamsung Galaxy A71Operating SystemAndroid 11Spotify App Version: 8.6.88.1104My Question or IssueAdding songs from a downloaded playlist to another of my playlists (no matter if they are d...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Samsung Galaxy A71 Operating System Android 11 Spotify App Version: 8.6.88.1104 My Question or Issue Adding songs from a downloaded playlist...
  • MafeG
  • Spotify Legend
  • 167 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 167 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

After playlist is ended spotify plays suggested songs even when autoplay is off

I have free spotify. Whenever my playlist with 12 tracks from the same artist finishes, instead of playing it again spotify forces me to listen to 'suggested' songs and wont let me listen to whag I want to listen to. Please help, autoplay is off. I t...

  • Newbie
  • I have free spotify. Whenever my playlist with 12 tracks from the same artist finishes, instead of playing it again spotify forces me to listen to 'suggested' songs and wont let me listen to whag I w...
  • Demophrag
  • Newbie
  • 321 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 321 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify App prevents phone calls and messaging

Plan: PremiumCountry: USDevice: Samsung Note 4 (don't mock me)Operating System: Android Marshmallow (6.0.1)(EOL 2020)Service (and I use the term loosely): Verizon My Question or Issue:Failures:Could not make or receive phone calls. Sometime got messa...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium Country: US Device: Samsung Note 4 (don't mock me) Operating System: Android Marshmallow (6.0.1)(EOL 2020) Service (and I use the term loosely): Verizon  My Que...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 542 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 542 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bug: podcast filter resets when leaving app, but selection remains the same

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: OnePlus5Operating System: Android 10Spotify Version: 8.6.66.22 (but problem has existed for a long time) My Question or IssueOn a podcast page, I can filter displayed episodes by "Downloads". I leave the app by clicki...

  • Regular
  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: OnePlus5 Operating System: Android 10 Spotify Version: 8.6.66.22 (but problem has existed for a long time)   My Question or Issue On a podcast page, I...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 721 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 721 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 0 likes

[Connect] Fix connect bugs on Android. Fix chart covers bug on Android

1. Spotify connect works half time on Android. It you try to skip a few songs connect just stops working. You can see video about it here:https://twitter.com/harvasyuk/status/1459594876312596481?s=20 2. When phone is in Ukrainian language chart cover...

  • Visitor
  • 1. Spotify connect works half time on Android. It you try to skip a few songs connect just stops working.  You can see video about it here: https://twitter.com/harvasyuk/status/14595948763125...
  • 65 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Connect
  • 65 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution [Android | OnePlus] Extreme lag in OxygenOS (device OnePlus7T Pro India ROM)

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceOnePlus 7T ProOperating SystemAndroid 10 (Spotify v 8.5.77.1043) My Question or IssueThere is a huge amount of lag and delay when using the Spotify app. Swipe actions for changing tracks results in stutters and animation ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country India Device OnePlus 7T Pro Operating System Android 10 (Spotify v 8.5.77.1043)   My Question or Issue There is a huge amount of lag and delay when using the Spoti...
  • bmicraft
  • Newbie
  • 890 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Android
    Oneplus
    oxygen os
  • 890 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Switching device on Android

Switching devices used to be easy. Still is on the desktop, but on my android app I'm now lumbered with 'Start a group session' when I tap the device button. I might use this feature once a year, I switch devices on the fly all the time. How do I do ...

  • Newbie
  • Switching devices used to be easy. Still is on the desktop, but on my android app I'm now lumbered with 'Start a group session' when I tap the device button. I might use this feature once a year, I s...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 136 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 136 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Downloading over cellular - Even with setting disabled

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceAndroidOperating SystemAndroid 10Spotify 8.6.2.774Android: 10 My Question or IssueI just noticed this because we've burnt thru 20+ gig of data this month. (Normal is 2-3). Spotify is downloading all my offline playlists ove...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Android Operating System Android 10 Spotify 8.6.2.774 Android: 10     My Question or Issue I just noticed this because we've burnt thru 20+ gi...
  • mkuenzi
  • Newbie
  • 651 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 5 likes
  • cellular
    data
    Download
  • 651 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 5 likes

Superuser Contribution New Feature suggestion

Hey Spotify, hope your followers are increasing by day. So ,when i was listening a song , i liked a song so much such that i turned auto repeated currently playing song but later on i lost interest and to change to other song will need to go to playl...

  • Newbie
  • Hey Spotify, hope your followers are increasing by day. So ,when i was listening a song , i liked a song so much such that i turned auto repeated currently playing song but later on i lost interest a...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 172 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Feature Request
  • 172 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Explicit filter not working on Android Spotify Connect

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung Note 8Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 My Question or IssueExplicit songs play even though explicit filter is enabled. I have my explicit filter enabled on my device. I play my music through an Amazon Echo. I have the pro...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Samsung Note 8 Operating System Android 9.0   My Question or Issue Explicit songs play even though explicit filter is enabled.    I have my e...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 530 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 530 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution [Android] Adding random songs to selfmade playlists

When using the mobile Spotify app, Spotify adds songs to a playlist that's self-made. This shouldn't be happening, since I don't have selected the "Autoplay" function. People say it's because a playlist is too short or it's because it's not a premium...

  • Visitor
  • When using the mobile Spotify app, Spotify adds songs to a playlist that's self-made. This shouldn't be happening, since I don't have selected the "Autoplay" function. People say it's because a playl...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 137 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Android
  • 137 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution High battery drain when connected to Galaxy Watch Active

PlanPremium DeviceGoogle Pixel/Samsung Galaxy Watch ActiveOperating SystemAndroid P My Question or IssueI'm experiencing high battery usage from the Spotify app when connected to my Galaxy watch Active in remote playback mode, even when no music is p...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium   Device Google Pixel/Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Operating System Android P   My Question or Issue I'm experiencing high battery usage from the Spotify app when conne...
  • TimothyBlades
  • Casual Listener
  • 11900 Views
  • 19 replies
  • 22 likes
  • 11900 Views
  • 19 replies
  • 22 likes

Superuser Contribution [Mobile][Other] Podcasts marked as played using Android Auto

I was looking for a place to submit a trouble ticket.Frequently the mobile app using Android auto will stop playing and mark the podcast as played. This seems to happen where advertisements would go.This is very inconvenient for long podcasts.

  • Newbie
  • I was looking for a place to submit a trouble ticket. Frequently the mobile app using Android auto will stop playing and mark the podcast as played. This seems to happen where advertisements would g...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 115 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Mobile
    Other
  • 115 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

[Android] Tapping on "Liked song" jumps to the playing track's position

Currently, in the now playing screen, tapping on the name of the playlist playing (second line from top) will open that playlist and jump to the position of the playing track.But doing the same thing when playing from "Liked Songs" will open that pla...

  • Regular
  • Currently, in the now playing screen, tapping on the name of the playlist playing (second line from top) will open that playlist and jump to the position of the playing track. But doing the same thi...
  • 58 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Android
  • 58 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution Play command heard but not actioned on Android Audio

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceGoogle Pixel 6 Pro (also tried Google Pixel 4a 5G)Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueWhen using Android Auto in the car my voice commands are understood and repeated back to me but not actioned by Spotify...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country  Australia Device Google Pixel 6 Pro (also tried Google Pixel 4a 5G) Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue When using Android Auto in the car my ...
  • Seawater
  • Regular
  • 508 Views
  • 13 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 508 Views
  • 13 replies
  • 2 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify restarts album when switching devices

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhen I ask one of my Alexa's to play Spotify, instead of carrying on from the last song playe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue When I ...
  • MafeG
  • Spotify Legend
  • 115 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 115 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Unable to view lyrics on mobile

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceSamsung M11Operating SystemAndroid 10My Question or IssueI am a premium subscriber, from india, where lyrics are available. However I am unable to view any lyrics on phones with this account (I have tried 3 different phon...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country India Device Samsung M11 Operating System Android 10 My Question or Issue I am a premium subscriber, from india, where lyrics are available. However I am unable to view ...
  • MFG0D
  • Casual Listener
  • 298 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 298 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes

Downloaded song in bad quality stuck in low quality (solved)

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.A.DeviceOnePlus 7t Pro McLarenOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or Issue:This is a description of my issue and how I fixed it.I had an issue where one of the songs I downloaded was in very poor quality, this happened even t...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country U.S.A. Device OnePlus 7t Pro McLaren Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue: This is a description of my issue and how I fixed it. I had an issue wher...
  • 464 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 464 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution Downloading local files from mobile to desktop.

I have a very large catalogue of local files music that used to be stored on my PC. However, after some technical issues with the windows username I had lost the files because all the files under the user folder vanished. However I still have the mus...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a very large catalogue of local files music that used to be stored on my PC. However, after some technical issues with the windows username I had lost the files because all the files under the...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 223 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 223 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Can i play Spotify and Youtube videos in the app at the same time?

PlanPremiumDeviceSamsung A51My Question or IssueCan i play both Spotify and Youtube Videos at the same time with headphones? I have tried most Solutions i found but it didnt work

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Device Samsung A51 My Question or Issue Can i play both Spotify and Youtube Videos at the same time with headphones? I have tried most Solutions i found but it didnt work  
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 6301 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 6301 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes