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New and Improved Android Widget

Spotify is bringing a new update to the home screen widget on Android devices. This update will help you get more out of it than before. The new widget will make it simpler and faster to access your favourite content on Spotify. So what is changing?H...

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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Android TV only shows first 100 songs in playlists

PlanPremiumCountryNew Zealand DeviceSony & PanasonicOperating SystemAndroid TV v9 and v11 My Question or IssueHave noticed that Spotify app on Android TV only displays the first 100 songs in playlists. Occurs for both our own playlists and ones creat...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand   Device Sony & Panasonic Operating System Android TV v9 and v11   My Question or Issue Have noticed that Spotify app on Android TV only disp...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect - playback jumps back to client after playing on Connect speaker 1 second

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceSamsung s10e with Android 12 and PC with Windows 10 clientOperating SystemSee above. My Question or IssueAs of a couple of weeks ago, whenever I try to play music from Spotify on either our AudioPro Drumfire D-1 or Audi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device Samsung s10e with Android 12 and PC with Windows 10 client Operating System See above.   My Question or Issue As of a couple of weeks ago, wh...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Played song notification issues

PlanPremiumCountryDenmark DeviceSamsuns Galaxy S22 UltraOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI have connected my phone to my car player and it worked perfectly. But the other day my spotify app decided to act up and create multiple "pages" on ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark    Device Samsuns Galaxy S22 Ultra Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I have connected my phone to my car player and it worked perf...
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Superuser Contribution Deleted tracks still play.

PlanPremiumCountryU.K.DeviceSamsung S20feOperating SystemAndroidI deleted some tracks from my main playlist yesterday. Today I played that playlist and it still played the deleted tracks, dispite them no longer being on the playlist. I cleared the ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.K. Device Samsung S20fe Operating System Android I deleted some tracks from my main playlist yesterday. Today I played that playlist and it still played the deleted tra...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Re: Can't add local files to a playlist on my iphone

I can´t add one specific mp3 local file in my android phone to any playlist. The three dots button only shows a menu with one only option to check the music as favorite. My phone is a Motorola Edge 30. Spotify app is at version 8.8.36.522 What can do...

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  • I can´t add one specific mp3 local file in my android phone to any playlist.  The three dots button only shows a menu with one only option to check the music as favorite.    My phone...
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Superuser Contribution Bluetooth controls not working in car anymore?

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceGoogle Pixel 4 XLOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueSo connecting to my car stereo via bluetooth works, the audio plays fine, volume controls work fine. However, it no longer has track info on the screen in the c...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Google Pixel 4 XL Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue So connecting to my car stereo via bluetooth works, the audio plays fine, volume con...
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Superuser Contribution Group Session Multiple Errors

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceS22 UltraOperating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueI am having miltiple issues using groups sessions. I have tried reinstalling spotify and multiple devices when my screen broke and phone was in the shop. Problems pers...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device S22 Ultra Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue I am having miltiple issues using groups sessions. I have tried reinstalling spotify and mu...
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Superuser Contribution Smart shuffle makes sounds unplayable if there's no internet connection

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung SM-M315F/DSNOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueIf you use smart shuffle in your favourite songlist (all sounds are downloaded) without an internet connection, all songs are unplayable or play with a ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung SM-M315F/DSN Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue If you use smart shuffle in your favourite songlist (all sounds are download...
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Superuser Contribution Friends Mix not appearing on Android App

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceSamsung Galaxy A54Operating SystemAndroid 13, One UI 5.1My Question or IssueI'm unable to see the Friends Mix playlist on the Android App. It appears fine on the desktop app and website. This is what it shows whe...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Samsung Galaxy A54 Operating System Android 13, One UI 5.1 My Question or Issue I'm unable to see the Friends Mix playlist on the Android App. It a...
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Superuser Contribution Songs skipping half way, random song selections

Hi all, can someone help or guide me. My app is acting up for the first time. It kept skipping songs half way, play random songs out of the blue, automatically play songs when I didn't even touch the play bottom and even turn the volume up on it own....

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  • Hi all, can someone help or guide me. My app is acting up for the first time. It kept skipping songs half way, play random songs out of the blue, automatically play songs when I didn't even touch the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Android Auto Playlist Shuffling

PlanPremiumUnited States DevicePixel 3, 2020 Audi When starting a large playlist on Android Auto such as "Liked Songs", I would like the playlist to always play in "shuffle" ordering. I propose adding a global Android Auto specific setting to configu...

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  • Plan Premium United States   Device Pixel 3, 2020 Audi   When starting a large playlist on Android Auto such as "Liked Songs", I would like the playlist to always play in "shuffle" o...
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Gear S3 and Spotify downloads (and WiFi connections)

I had problems downloading Spotify playlists on my Gear S3. This solution worked for me. Setup: Spotify Premium - Gear S3 Frontier - Samsung Galaxy S10. I changed phones and when I connected my new phone to my existing Gear S3, I had to "switch" the ...

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  • I had problems downloading Spotify playlists on my Gear S3. This solution worked for me.   Setup: Spotify Premium - Gear S3 Frontier - Samsung Galaxy S10.   I changed phones and when I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify not resuming playback after using another app

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevice(Samsung Galaxy S21+)Operating System(Android 13) My Question or IssueSo I just noticed this happening today when I was in the gym listening to spotify and going on tiktok between my exercises. Usually if I close out ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device (Samsung Galaxy S21+) Operating System (Android 13)   My Question or Issue So I just noticed this happening today when I was in the gym liste...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect works for Web Player but not in Android/IPhone or Windows App

Hello, for quite some time I have this issue and I am at a loss.I have a premium family account and several devices at home where we listen to Spotify regularly.I have some Alexa Echo devices as well as some Sonos speakers. When playing from the Sono...

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  • Hello,   for quite some time I have this issue and I am at a loss. I have a premium family account and several devices at home where we listen to Spotify regularly. I have some Alexa Echo de...
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Superuser Contribution I can't turn the Smart shuffle off

The smart shuffle icon doesn't do its job. When I click this icon, nothing happens whatsoever. Video attached.PlanPremiumCountry - Czech Republic Device(realme Operating System(Android 12) My Question or IssueHow do I actually turn it off?

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  • The smart shuffle icon doesn't do its job. When I click this icon, nothing happens whatsoever. Video attached. Plan Premium Country - Czech Republic   Device (realme 😎 Operating System ...
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Stop silent notifications interrupting music playback

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceGalaxy S23 ultra Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueWhy can't Spotify identify my phones noise and notifications settings to let it detect that notifications are silenced, meaning it doesn't need to mute playback...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Galaxy S23 ultra  Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue Why can't Spotify identify my phones noise and notifications settings to let it...
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Car Mode Not Turning on Autimatically When Connected to Echo Auto 2

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePixel 7Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueI recently got an Echo Auto 2 so I can play music in my car via bluetooth. I installed it today and immediately found that Spotify would not automatically switch to Car ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Pixel 7 Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue I recently got an Echo Auto 2 so I can play music in my car via bluetooth. I installed it tod...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify app crashes in background when screen is turned off.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLG V60ThinQOperating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or IssueI recently performed a system update which updated my Spotify player while in the background. Originally I thought this was just an aesthetic choice but I ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device LG V60ThinQ Operating System Android 13   My Question or Issue I recently performed a system update which updated my Spotify player wh...
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Twitter and videos

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI am listening music. I watch video at twitter. Music is pausing. When video finished music i...

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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 I am li...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts don't show in "last heard"

My Question or Issue Since last update on android, podcasts dont show in LAST HEARED.only songs show there....how can i fix that?

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  • My Question or Issue   Since last update on android, podcasts dont show in LAST HEARED. only songs show there.... how can i fix that?  
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