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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 [Your Library] Prevent Order of Playlists In A Folder From Being Altered By Spotify

I have over 6,000 synced local songs. On the desktop, I'm putting the songs from each local album in a playlist and then moving all of the playlists in alphabetical order into a folder. I doing this to make it easy to find an album's playlist in the ...

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  • I have over 6,000 synced local songs. On the desktop, I'm putting the songs from each local album in a playlist and  then moving all of the playlists in alphabetical order into a folder. I doing...
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Galaxy Watch 4 current track doesn't update when skipping forward

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceGalaxy Watch 4 with Galaxy S20 phoneOperating SystemWear OS My Question or IssueThe currently playing track doesn't update when I skip forward tracks on my watch.Scenario details:Play music on Spotify on my phoneTap musi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Galaxy Watch 4 with Galaxy S20 phone Operating System Wear OS   My Question or Issue The currently playing track doesn't update when I skip forward t...
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Superuser Contribution Group Session is off-beat between listeners

Really great Spotify recently got the Group Session for multiple listening devices! However the music is differently synchronized between the devices making them off-beat.Running together - steps are off-beat.Dancing together - stepping on eachother'...

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  • Really great Spotify recently got the Group Session for multiple listening devices! However the music is differently synchronized between the devices making them off-beat. Running together - ...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see lyrics with my spotify account

I have Premium account since last year and the new function "lyrics" is not visible for me, I tried with my account in other cellphone and it's the same issue, I don't know if it is something with the app, my account or what. I really want to see thi...

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  • I have Premium account since last year and the new function "lyrics" is not visible for me, I tried with my account in other cellphone and it's the same issue, I don't know if it is something with th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Cannot queue this content" for artist Stray Kids in all platforms (phone, tablet, web app)

(Premium, Canada. Phone is Android, Galaxy S9+, latest version) I cannot play any content from Stray Kids as of yesterday when Spotify crashed on a particular song on my phone. I didn't get the song title cuz... well, it crashed. Since then, when I c...

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  • (Premium, Canada. Phone is Android, Galaxy S9+, latest version)   I cannot play any content from Stray Kids as of yesterday when Spotify crashed on a particular song on my phone. I didn't get ...
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Superuser Contribution Top recommendations are all podcasts

Using the Android app, all my top recommendations are podcasts. This is very frustrating as I don't listen to podcasts with this app. This has to be a bug as I avoid listening to podcasts, and previously my recommendations were all music. After accid...

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  • Using the Android app, all my top recommendations are podcasts. This is very frustrating as I don't listen to podcasts with this app. This has to be a bug as I avoid listening to podcasts, and previo...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution spotify connect buttons partially working

.PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevice(Samsung Galaxy 8, Macbook Pro 2018)Operating SystemAndroid 9, latest available updateiOS 11.5.2, latest available update My Question or IssueI am controlling spotify on my Mac through my phone.Some control buttons work...

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  • . Plan Premium Country France Device (Samsung Galaxy 8, Macbook Pro 2018) Operating System Android 9, latest available update iOS 11.5.2, latest available update   My Question or Issu...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Saving an album doesn't add songs to "Liked Songs"

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceSamsung Galaxy Note8Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssuePreviously, I would save albums that I liked, then I would go into my songs and shuffle play all of them. The most recent update changed this to 'Liked S...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Samsung Galaxy Note8 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Previously, I would save albums that I liked, then I would go into my songs a...
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Liked albums not showing up in liked songs

HiI've got a recent issue whereby when I like an album, the songs in the album no longer show up in "liked songs". Instead, I have to go to my liked albums to find the songs in the album. Until recently, anytime I would like an album, all the songs i...

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  • Hi I've got a recent issue whereby when I like an album, the songs in the album no longer show up in "liked songs". Instead, I have to go to my liked albums to find the songs in the album. Until rec...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't allow me to listen to Linkin Park in Turkey.

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 7, laptop Lenovo G580Operating SystemAndroid 10, Windows 10, 11My IssueI love Linkin Park a lot but cannot listen to their songs for almost a year. I live in Turkey. First, I thought there's a problem w...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, laptop Lenovo G580 Operating System Android 10, Windows 10, 11 My Issue I love Linkin Park a lot but cannot ...
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Superuser Contribution Download my music Wear OS

Hello,i just got my Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and installed the Spotify App to download music to the watch.The Problem is, I can't see my Playlists or Albums in the watch App.There are just things like 'Heavy Rotations', 'Shows' and other suggestions fr...

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  • Hello, i just got my Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and installed the Spotify App to download music to the watch. The Problem is, I can't see my Playlists or Albums in the watch App. There are just things...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Automatically organizing playlists..

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueSeems like one of the new "features" of spotify is automatically reorganizing the order of yo...

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  • 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 Seems l...
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Superuser Contribution [Wear OS] Able to view 'Liked Songs' playlist in Recently Played

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceXiaomi Mi A3Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueSo, it seems that all daily mixes and discover weekly shows up in 'Recently Played' in the Wear OS Spotify App but however the 'Liked Songs' playlist does not...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device Xiaomi Mi A3 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue So, it seems that all daily mixes and discover weekly shows up in 'Recently Played...
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Superuser Contribution [Android] Disable autostart in android

I would like to stop Spotify playing automatically whenever I get in my car. I've already turned off "allow to run in background" and it's still autostart img. What can I do?

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  • I would like to stop Spotify playing automatically whenever I get in my car. I've already turned off "allow to run in background" and it's still autostart img. What can I do? 
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution You should be able to block certain artists or groups so you never get recommended their music

So i have seen a couple iterations of this idea being knocked around, and spotify even implemented something like this, but it's only for albums or specific songs. I just dont think thats broad enough. Like, say if you just absolutely did not want to...

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  • So i have seen a couple iterations of this idea being knocked around, and spotify even implemented something like this, but it's only for albums or specific songs.  I just dont think thats broad...
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Superuser Contribution [Android][Playlists] Mobile app's "recently played" should link to playlists

Hello.I have a suggestion on Android app "recently played" feature. Let me use an example (see attached .pdf):1, 2. I'm listening to a song from a playlist.3. I switch to something else.4. I want to get back to the previous playlist and song. I check...

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  • Hello. I have a suggestion on Android app "recently played" feature. Let me use an example (see attached .pdf): 1, 2. I'm listening to a song from a playlist. 3. I switch to something else. 4. ...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast download glitch

Plan:PremiumCountry: Czech republic DeviceSamsung galaxy S8Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 My Question or IssueI have been listening to downloaded podcasts offline for some time, i always downloaded about 20 episodes at once and there was no problem with...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Czech republic   Device Samsung galaxy S8 Operating System Android 9.0   My Question or Issue I have been listening to downloaded podcasts offline for som...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Galaxy watch 4 offline playback not working

Hi, Is anyone else having a problem with galaxy watch 4 offline playback? I simply see no such option on the watch - not able to browse or download playlists, just seeing the recent ones and can only play them via the phone. Using Spotify premium and...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   Is anyone else having a problem with galaxy watch 4 offline playback? I simply see no such option on the watch - not able to browse or download playlists, just seeing the recent ones and...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Problem with Harman Kardon enchant 800 / Spotify connect

PlanPremiumCountrySweden Device(Samsung S 10 plus) Operating System(Android) My Question or IssueHello! I own an Harman kardon enchant 800 which has an Chromecast Audio/Spotify Connect function. It has worked rather flawlessly for the last couple of ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden  Device (Samsung S 10 plus)  Operating System (Android)    My Question or Issue Hello!    I own an Harman kardon enchant ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android] Lock Screen - Music Stops - Can play over BT Headset

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceHuawei Mate 9Operating SystemAndroid EMUI 9.1.0 (Build 9.1.0.275) My Question or IssueWhen going into Lock screen the music stops playing within a few seconds.This is not an uncommon issue, I realize that and through se...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Huawei Mate 9 Operating System Android EMUI 9.1.0 (Build 9.1.0.275)   My Question or Issue When going into Lock screen the music stops playing withi...
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