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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!! Songs are starting part way through, not at the beginning.

I have just installed the spotlight add on on kodi (android tv box) and when I play a track, the song is playing from part way through rather than the start of the track. According to the timer, it is starting at the beginning and the full time is in...

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  • I have just installed the spotlight add on on kodi (android tv box) and when I play a track, the song is playing from part way through rather than the start of the track.  According to the timer...
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Other music rather than one in playlist

When the music plays on my playlist, it sometimes plays "suggested songs" that I do not want to be there. I want to listen to the music on my personalized playlist and not some other random songs i did not place in there. Is there something that i ne...

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  • When the music plays on my playlist, it sometimes plays "suggested songs" that I do not want to be there. I want to listen to the music on my personalized playlist and not some other random songs i d...
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Samsung s7 controls

I did the last 2 spotify updates on my phone, but when I did them I ended up losing my notification panel and lock screen controls. Now I have to have the app open and displayed on my screen to change the song instead of being able to use the control...

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  • I did the last 2 spotify updates on my phone, but when I did them I ended up losing my notification panel and lock screen controls. Now I have to have the app open and displayed on my screen to chang...
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Pausing resumes play upon trying to input voice text

If you pause the music then try to use speech to text, for a message per say, music automatically resumes.That's dumb. If I pause it, it should stay paused until I resume it..... So I can "voice type" my message Makes sense, right? C'mon.

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  • If you pause the music then try to use speech to text, for a message per say, music automatically resumes. That's dumb. If I pause it, it should stay paused until I resume it..... So I can "voice ...
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Android App EATING Data

Typically my spotify app uses between 500 and 600 MB over the course of a month streaming music on my phone to and from work and wherever else I drive. I've changed nothing about the way I've been using the Spotify Android app, but yesterday it ate u...

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  • Typically my spotify app uses between 500 and 600 MB over the course of a month streaming music on my phone to and from work and wherever else I drive. I've changed nothing about the way I've been us...
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Huawei Equaliser

I'm using a Huawei P9 Lite and I cannot find the equaliser. Previously, i could find it on my other phone on a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. Any tips?

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  • I'm using a Huawei P9 Lite and I cannot find the equaliser. Previously, i could find it on my other phone on a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. Any tips?
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Cannot access downloaded songs on SD card.

I downloaded a lot of music to my SD card, so I could listen without using data. But the other day I had to do a factory reset on my phone. Everything saved to the SD card is still intact, however, despite redownloading spotify, I cannot access the m...

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  • I downloaded a lot of music to my SD card, so I could listen without using data. But the other day I had to do a factory reset on my phone. Everything saved to the SD card is still intact, however, d...
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How can I find suggestions in the Discover section based on a particular artist I like?

For example, in the Discover section, I can see suggestions based on some of the artists I listened to. There's "Because you listened to Mike Oldfield", "Similar to The Beatles", "Suggested for you based on Porcupine Tree" etc there, but with this ac...

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  • For example, in the Discover section, I can see suggestions based on some of the artists I listened to. There's "Because you listened to Mike Oldfield", "Similar to The Beatles", "Suggested for you b...
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Why is there no background change?

So in Android, a cool thing is that when listening to songs, Spotify will change the background to the songs cover. But on my A5 (2017) there's only the playbox, no change in background? I use S themes for backgrounds and such.

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  • So in Android, a cool thing is that when listening to songs, Spotify will change the background to the songs cover. But on my A5 (2017) there's only the playbox, no change in background? I use S them...
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plan familiar premium

Hola yo tengo la cuenta premium de el plan familiar , quisiera saber qué tengo que hacer, por que yo que no soy la titular ya no tengo premium , y mi hermana de nuevo me mandó la solicitud para volver a tenerlo pero me dice que no tengo la misma dire...

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  • Hola yo tengo la cuenta premium de el plan familiar , quisiera saber qué tengo que hacer, por que yo que no soy la titular ya no tengo premium , y mi hermana de nuevo me mandó la solicitud para volve...
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Spotify Can Actually Do Offline Scrobbles to Last.fm?

Hey, users from Last.fm!Anytime have you noticed that Spotify can actually do offline scrobbles? I have and I think it's because have to do some online scrobbles before you get offline — I don't know why reached in this conclusion, but I feel it work...

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  • Hey, users from Last.fm! Anytime have you noticed that Spotify can actually do offline scrobbles? I have and I think it's because have to do some online scrobbles before you get offline — I don't kn...
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The Plus Next to Songs

I thought clicking the + adds the song to my library. But I can't find those songs. So what does it do?

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  • I thought clicking the + adds the song to my library. But I can't find those songs. So what does it do?
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cant sync local files to mobile device.

hi guysi have tried to sync my local files on my computer to a playlist on my phone. i had songs in a playlist already synced and i wanted to add another song but it wouldnt work so i thought i would click the download buttom on the playlist and all ...

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  • hi guys i have tried to sync my local files on my computer to a playlist on my phone. i had songs in a playlist already synced and i wanted to add another song but it wouldnt work so i thought i wou...
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Solved!! Playlist of downloaded music

Hi! first of all sorry for my english. I'd like to buy spofity premium, but i got a question: For example: if i downloaded a music to play it in offline mode, after 1 month when my subscription has expired can i play this music / playlist without pro...

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  • Hi! first of all sorry for my english. I'd like to buy spofity premium, but i got a question: For example: if i downloaded a music to play it in offline mode, after 1 month when my subscript...
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Help

Upgraded to s8plus, every time I log in, and I have premium, it log back out

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  • Upgraded to s8plus, every time I log in, and I have premium, it log back out
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Premium/ spotify not working even with basic troublshooting

I just bought spotify prem, and every time I go to play music it says I need to buy premium to play offline. I have the receipt, I logged off twice, i even restarted my phone several times. Even before I bought premium I had trouble playing music. HE...

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  • I just bought spotify prem, and every time I go to play music it says I need to buy premium to play offline. I have the receipt, I logged off twice, i even restarted my phone several times. Even befo...
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Solved!! Android app deleting downloads each time

Hi all, Since a few days, my android app insists on deleting my downloads. I have checked my spotify account from the web and I have not offline devices. I download a playlist or an album on my android app and when I stop to listening to music and st...

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  • Hi all,   Since a few days, my android app insists on deleting my downloads. I have checked my spotify account from the web and I have not offline devices.   I download a play...
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Thumb Up/Down gets switched with Shuffle/Repeat when using Spotify Connect

Hi, like the title says,when i use spotify connect thumbs up/down are changed to shuffle/repeat, its my first week with spotify, is this normal? how am i supossed to vote for my songs?

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  •   Hi,   like the title says, when i use spotify connect thumbs up/down are changed to shuffle/repeat,       its my first week with spotify, is this no...
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Solved!! Spotify randomly pauses

Hello,I have recently started to live problem with Spotify on my Samsung Note 5 (SM-N920C). I have Android 7.0 version on my phone.The problem is that the music pauses randomly regardless of my phone is connected to my car's system on Bluetooth or no...

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  • Hello, I have recently started to live problem with Spotify on my Samsung Note 5 (SM-N920C). I have Android 7.0 version on my phone. The problem is that the music pauses randomly regardless of my...
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Why cant we just have simple playing now playlist

As the title says, a simple temporary playlist for what you want queue up to listen to now.The add to now playing is awful and get whole playlists instead of individual songs.Getting really frustrated with this.

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  • As the title says, a simple temporary playlist for what you want queue up to listen to now. The add to now playing is awful and get whole playlists instead of individual songs. Getting really fru...
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