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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 Spotify showing 'Nothing playing', but still playing music and freezing after closing the app.

Even after having the app re-installed after logging out, I log back in to have the same issue of playing songs in my playlists and searches, and them not appearing without the 'Nothing playing' coming up on my Spotify, but still proceeding to play t...

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  • Even after having the app re-installed after logging out, I log back in to have the same issue of playing songs in my playlists and searches, and them not appearing without the 'Nothing playing' comi...
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Superuser Contribution Can't log in due to being offline

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating SystemAndroid 12Spotify Version8.7.18.1138 My Question or IssueI am frequently in locations where I cannot stream music, so being offline with downloaded songs is my only way of listen...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System Android 12 Spotify Version 8.7.18.1138   My Question or Issue I am frequently in locations wher...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify plays songs not In my playlist

My Question or IssueWhenever I try to listen to my playlist, Spotify plays other songs that are NOT in my playlist. I am very annoyed, I tried many things recommended in order to fix this problem, but the problem is still not fixed. I just want to li...

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  • My Question or Issue Whenever I try to listen to my playlist, Spotify plays other songs that are NOT in my playlist. I am very annoyed, I tried many things recommended in order to fix this problem, ...
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Superuser Contribution Local file not working

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceLG G6Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueI was able to use Spotify to play music in my phone in the local file playlist, however, that function stopped working 3 days ago.I've tried the following solutions:1. R...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device LG G6 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue I was able to use Spotify to play music in my phone in the local file playlist, howev...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Similar songs not playing after searched song anymore

When I first used Spotify, there used to be a feature where the app would play random songs after the one that I manually searched for but now it's gone. I tried enabling shuffle, disabling repeat and making sure autoplay is enabled but nothing chang...

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  • When I first used Spotify, there used to be a feature where the app would play random songs after the one that I manually searched for but now it's gone.   I tried enabling shuffle, disabling ...
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Superuser Contribution Syncing issues on android

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDevicesamsung galaxy s9Operating Systemandroid 10 My Question or IssueHi in the past few days I've noticed some issues using spotify, in particular liked songs don't sync between mobile and desktop and also the "following" coun...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device samsung galaxy s9 Operating System android 10   My Question or Issue Hi in the past few days I've noticed some issues using spotify, in particular lik...
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Superuser Contribution New Phone (android 12), eternal ring when selecting playlist/album or song

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceSony Xperia 5 IIIOperating SystemLatest android 12 My Question or IssueWhen I installed Spotify from Play-store and started it, I'm unable to play any songs. It just hangs.I have tried each of these steps:Uninstall/Inst...

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Superuser Contribution bluetooth problems apps & fitures

hi! when i disconnect the galaxy buds, spotify automatically start playing a song. how can I prevent it? I use a galaxy s22 (android).

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  • hi! when i disconnect the galaxy buds, spotify automatically start playing a song. how can I prevent it? I use a galaxy s22 (android).  
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes Android Auto when song title contains an emoji

Spotify PremiumUS Samsung Galaxy s10eAndroid 11 and 12 Ever since Coldplay's album "Music of the Spheres" was released, when I try to listen to the album on Spotify with Android Auto, it inevitably ends up crashing Android Auto somehow. The songs wil...

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  • Spotify Premium US   Samsung Galaxy s10e Android 11 and 12   Ever since Coldplay's album "Music of the Spheres" was released, when I try to listen to the album on Spotify with Android...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't find Bluos player any more

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceSamsung A40 and HP LaptopOperating SystemAndroid and Windows 10 My Question or IssueSince this morning I can't find my Bluesound Powernode 2 device any more in the Spotify app. I have already uninstalled and reinsta...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Samsung A40 and HP Laptop Operating System Android and Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since this morning I can't find my Bluesound Powernode ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes immediately when connecting phone to any bluetooth device

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceSamsung Galaxy A52 5GOperating SystemAndroid 11Spotify Version8.6.48.796 My Question or IssueI got this phone a few months ago and up until 2 weeks ago, Spotify worked perfectly. Suddenly, the music paused all the t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Operating System Android 11 Spotify Version 8.6.48.796   My Question or Issue I got this phone a few months ago and up u...
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Superuser Contribution [Android 10] [Lyrics Sharing] Missing Title and broken share function

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceXiaomi Mi A3Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueWhen sharing Lyrics to Instagram/twitter, the song is missing the title and the sharing is bugged, any solutions ? When I got the feature, this was not happening, and...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Xiaomi Mi A3 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue When sharing Lyrics to Instagram/twitter, the song is missing the title and the shari...
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Superuser Contribution Samsung app doesnt give controls for music

I have a Samsung note 20 5g and gear s3 watch. Both are up to date and spotify is up to date. I have a constant problem where the controls in the app and notification bar are gone. I cannot pause or skip music. The only way to stop the music is to fo...

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  • I have a Samsung note 20 5g and gear s3 watch. Both are up to date and spotify is up to date. I have a constant problem where the controls in the app and notification bar are gone. I cannot pause or ...
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Superuser Contribution Unwanted device

PlanPremiumCountryUSA(in mexico currently) DeviceSamsung Galaxy 10+Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueA random device is connected to my spotify. I changed my password and I signed out of everywhere. I am not ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA(in mexico currently)  Device Samsung Galaxy 10+ Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue A random de...
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Solved!! Swipe to queue not working.

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceNote 20 ultraOperating SystemAndroid (latest update) My Question or IssueSwipe to queue not working, link added with video of issue. https://www.reddit.com/r/truespotify/comments/tdas1i/what_am_i_doing_wrong_note_20_ultr...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Note 20 ultra Operating System Android (latest update)   My Question or Issue Swipe to queue not working, link added with video of issue.   h...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify don't work with wireless headphones

PlanPremium familyCountryITALYDeviceSamsung Galaxy 9 plusOperating SystemAndroid OreoMy Question or IssueI can not understand why Spotify don't shows on available devices my Samsung Buds bluethoot headphones. In fact I can listen music from ALL other...

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  • Plan Premium family Country ITALY Device Samsung Galaxy 9 plus Operating System Android Oreo My Question or Issue I can not understand why Spotify don't shows on available devices my Sa...
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Superuser Contribution Music gets quieter after lock down phone

Volume is okay if I listen music but after I lock down my phone it gets quieter until it's very quiet and I can't turn it up. PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDeviceHuawei P30 liteOperating SystemAndroidSpotify version8.5.**bleep**. 834 My Question or Issue

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  • Volume is okay if I listen music but after I lock down my phone it gets quieter until it's very quiet and I can't turn it up.  Plan Premium Country Hungary Device Huawei P30 lite Operatin...
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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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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps pausing

PlanPremium familyCountryAustraliaDeviceHuawei P10 Plus / iPhone 8 / DellOperating SystemAndroid 9 / iOS 12.1.4 / Windows 10 Pro - 64 bit My Question or IssueSpotify keeps pausing randomly in the middle of songs, sometimes multiple times during the s...

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  • Plan Premium family Country Australia Device Huawei P10 Plus / iPhone 8 / Dell Operating System Android 9 / iOS 12.1.4 / Windows 10 Pro - 64 bit   My Question or Issue Spotify keeps pa...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify redownloads the playlists

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceSamsung S20+Operating SystemLatest version of Android My Question or IssueI have my songs at the SD card. Whenever Spotify receives an update, after first phone restart Spotify downloads all songs again to phone and I'll...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Samsung S20+ Operating System Latest version of Android   My Question or Issue I have my songs at the SD card. Whenever Spotify receives an u...
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