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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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No skips available

, lately I'm sign into Spotify and I'm not able to skip any songs which is weird I want to know maybe if you had a solution for me or why you would be doing this something wrong let me know if you can help thanks

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  • , lately I'm sign into Spotify and I'm not able to skip any songs which is weird I want to know maybe if you had a solution for me or why you would be doing this something wrong let me know if you ca...
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Spotify is not working right

i have a real issue with spotify not working right. sometimes it does not load or takes a long time. other times it just shuts down for no reason. All the members of my plan have the same issues on their phones. we have tried everything from re-insta...

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  • i have a real issue with spotify not working right.  sometimes it does not load or takes a long time.  other times it just shuts down for no reason.  All the members of my plan have th...
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Spotify ad forces you to 'click here' to open browser to play ad

I've been getting an ad during my playlists that's just a black screen with a 'click here' button. Only when I actually click it does it go on to an ad for a "Game of Thrones" mobile game. This is annyoing because it happens when I'm driving or at th...

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  • I've been getting an ad during my playlists that's just a black screen with a 'click here' button. Only when I actually click it does it go on to an ad for a "Game of Thrones" mobile game. This is an...
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not getting spotify controls on lock screen

i am using android 7 and for some reason i dont see the controls on the lock screen i.e. to move next,previous pause thing. for other apps it works fine. i have given all permissions as well. Any one faced this?

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  • i am using android 7 and for some reason i dont see the controls on the lock screen i.e. to move next,previous pause thing.  for other apps it works fine. i have given all permissions as well. ...
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Can't start my Songs?

All the songs in my Playlist are grey and i cant start to play them! Normaly they are white!? And this songs are actually Charts and famous songs. Wat is wrong? Please helps me.

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  • All the songs in my Playlist are grey and i cant start to play them! Normaly they are white!? And this songs are actually Charts and famous songs. Wat is wrong? Please helps me.
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Solved!! Spotify in South Africa on a Dutch device

Dear Spotify, I am a Dutch women (with a premium spotify account), who currently lives in South Africa. My phone got recently stolen and I have (luckily) now a new one. It is a Dutch registered device (Android system) and would really love to use my ...

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  • Dear Spotify,   I am a Dutch women (with a premium spotify account), who currently lives in South Africa. My phone got recently stolen and I have (luckily) now a new one. It is a Dutch registe...
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Spotify not finding my samsung tv with spotify connect

I've tried several solutions now for some time, but figured I'd really give it a go now to try to fix this once and for all. With the removal of the spotify app from the samsung smart hub, spotify tells me to simply use spotify connect. If only. I ha...

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  • I've tried several solutions now for some time, but figured I'd really give it a go now to try to fix this once and for all.    With the removal of the spotify app from the samsung smart ...
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Músicas baixadas somem depois de atualizar

Toda vez que o spotify atualiza no meu celular, todas as músicas que já baixei, desaparecem e sou obrigado a baixar todas novamente. Isso está ficando chato, pois consome muito tempo, e toda vez que vou utilizar estou sem as músicas offline.As música...

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  • Toda vez que o spotify atualiza no meu celular, todas as músicas que já baixei, desaparecem e sou obrigado a baixar todas novamente. Isso está ficando chato, pois consome muito tempo, e toda vez que ...
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App doesn't recognize chromecast

The android app hasn't been recognizing chromecast. I restart the app, reboot the chromecast, and it still doesn't work. I've got it working once after doing a combination of rebooting, unplugging chomecast. Is this a Spotify or Google problem? This ...

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  • The android app hasn't been recognizing chromecast. I restart the app, reboot the chromecast, and it still doesn't work. I've got it working once after doing a combination of rebooting, unplugging ch...
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shift in played number

Hello, There seems to be a shift in the played number when I remove a number from the playlist/library. Also the album pictures dissappear from the interface.This bug appears both at the ps3(XMB) and the samsung tv (smarthub, I think Android)Greeting...

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  •  Hello,   There seems to be a shift in the played number when I remove a number from the playlist/library. Also the album pictures dissappear from the interface. This bug appears both ...
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Program erroe

Hello, There seems to be a crucial program crash when starting with playing/editing numbers at the tab 'your music'. At example, when removing a number from the playlist or the library, the following selected numbers will cause a shift of 1 or more i...

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  • Hello,   There seems to be a crucial program crash when starting with playing/editing numbers at the tab 'your music'. At example, when removing a number from the   playlist   or the...
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Car AUX connectivity issue

I've seen similar posts to this pop up but none of which have actually solved my issue. I have a Sony Xperia Z. When I connect my AUX cable to my phone to play Spotify in my car nothing happens. I've tried the following: Uninstall/reinstall the appCl...

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  • I've seen similar posts to this pop up but none of which have actually solved my issue.   I have a Sony Xperia Z.  When I connect my AUX cable to my phone to play Spotify in my car nothin...
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Spotify not loading

Hi guy's the Spotify app isn't loading the pages on my s8+ when I'm connected via the Wi-Fi although my computer on the same network is fine. When I switch to 3g it works fine. What do you think the problem could be?

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  • Hi guy's the Spotify app isn't loading the pages on my s8+ when I'm connected via the Wi-Fi although my computer on the same network is fine. When I switch to 3g it works fine. What do you think the ...
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Problems whit music

When i play my music after a few songs the music stop, and i don't know why.

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  • When i play my music after a few songs the music stop, and i don't know why.
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MUSIC PROBLEMS! HELP!

Hello everyone!I certainly hope someone can help me. I have a lot of music on my Spotify which I listen to on my computer, on my smartphone and I cast from my smartphone to my tv. This music is offered by Spotify, it is not something I downloaded. So...

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  • Hello everyone! I certainly hope someone can help me.  I have a lot of music on my Spotify which I listen to on my computer, on my smartphone and I cast from my smartphone to my tv.  This ...
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premium issues on android

hi, i installed spotify on my g7 edge and upgraded to premium but it still says"free account - go premium" when i installed it on my pc it says "spotify premium" and it also says that when i check the sub info when logging in to check acc settings.wh...

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  • hi, i installed spotify on my g7 edge and upgraded to premium but it still says "free account - go premium" when i installed it on my pc it says "spotify premium" and it also says that when i chec...
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Only 10GB available on SDCard Storage

HI I am using Samsung Galaxy S8+ with a 64GB memory sdcard.on the Storage of the Spotify. it only show available 10GB available but the Total show the correct capacity of 59.5GB after format my sdcard have over 49GB of free storage... please help...i...

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  • HI I am using Samsung Galaxy S8+ with a 64GB memory sdcard. on the Storage of the Spotify.  it only show available 10GB available but the Total show the correct capacity of 59.5GB after format...
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notificacion desaparece

Buen día, tengo un detalle con el panel de notificacion cuando dejo de reporducir la musica por unos minutos, el panel de la musica desaparece y tengo que volver abrir la aplicacion para poder reproducir, en vez de solo desplazar la barra de notifica...

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  • Buen día, tengo un detalle con el panel de notificacion cuando dejo de reporducir la musica por unos minutos, el panel de la musica desaparece y tengo que volver abrir la aplicacion para poder reprod...
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[Android] Playlist update notifications not turning off

For the latest version of premium Spotify on Android on my Galaxy S8 I am having issues with unwanted push notifications. In settings within the app I have gone to the notifications menu and turned off push and email notifications for every option av...

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  • For the latest version of premium Spotify on Android on my Galaxy S8 I am having issues with unwanted push notifications. In settings within the app I have gone to the notifications menu and turned o...
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